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Cafe Bella

120 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
+44 872 148 6098
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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08:00 - 22:30All hours
Cafe, British
120 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered four three-course-sets for ourselves, also with drinks. The price is very reasonable and food is very sufficient for all three courses. We ordered apple pie with ice-cream and we enjoyed it very much!

Thank Burton A
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Small cafe offering full English breakfast or sarnie and toast options with excellent coffee. Returned twice over 3 days. Seemed popular with locals and a much better option than many hotel breakfast buffet packages.

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I arrived about 8pm and thought they were about to close quiet, they were not and so friendly and easy going. The food was very good and i had a roast donner which was excellent value for money.

Thank nosher61
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great evening meal. Just a shame the house white wine hadn't been chilled. Would still come again. ....

Thank RobOX26
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Out of the places in Brighton we have tried for a breakfast, I would rate this one as the best for quality of produce to price ratio. The sausage tasted the same as the ones in The Corner Café, although over £2 cheaper for breakfast.

Thank mill73
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a breakfast a couple of weeks ago. Small, quaint little cafe on St James St. Was relatively busy but service was quick and the girl serving was really nice. Got the full breakfast, less than £6 before 10am. Great value, food was...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Bella café/Restaurant on st James st Brighton is without doubt the best eatery of its class in Brighton. They do the traditional (egg/bacon ect) to perfection. There menu is extensive .There steaks you would be lucky to find the same quality of meat, cooking or...More

Thank nigelpercival111
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on many occasions, mainly of an evening. Great freshly cooked food from a fry up to a roast and of course Italian dishes. And have tried most of the menu... Never been disappointed with my choice.

Thank stuarttye
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Cafe is amazing! Food delicious and an excellent service .. Would recommend to anyone who loves food

Thank lolababz
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I use the restaurant regularly. There is a menu item of liver & bacon. I'm particularly fond of it. It was 'off' one day. When the waiter saw my crestfallen look a chef was sent out to buy the ingredients just for me. Wifi is...More

Thank JeremyMalies
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Charlotte G
I had breakfast here on Sunday morning, I have checked my bank statement and have been charged the same amount twice. Can I get a refund please?
18 April 2017|
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Response from mill73 | Reviewed this property |
Between the cafe and bank, hopefully they will amend your refund, but in future have some cash handy to use in small independent venues... There is two cash points within a few minutes walk of this cafe... Hopefully your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 872 148 6098
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