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Little Bird

16 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
+44 1273 606565
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pineapple” (11 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (31 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
16 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

I was looking for places where I could eat gluten-free deserts, Little Bird was one of them. Lovely café, was offered 2 gluten-free deserts to choose from (which is more than I'm used to, usually there's only one).

Thank Anička K
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Fantastic coffee and delicious cake. Would recommend this to anyone in the area....!

Thank George S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

found this cute busy little place in the lanes for coffee and cake. Cakes temptingly left in the window to salivate over. It was crammed full and we just got a table in the window. All cakes coffee and hot chocolates were great.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were draw into this cosy cafe by a splendid array of cakes in the window. Sometimes what tempts the eye disappoints the palate but everything here lived up to its visual promise. I had the unusual (to me anyway) combination of the courgette and...More

2  Thank Shirleypuss
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped off at this lovely little coffee shop whilst wandering the the North Laine area of Brighton. We sat outside for a spot of people watching on a glorious Autumn afternoon. We ordered coffee & cake inside at the counter. The order was brought...More

Thank Glenn-Jody
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Lovely for a cake and a pit stop after wandering through the lanes. It's very small inside, but ideal for a mini break from shopping. Chai latte was lovely!

Thank Leila-SSZ
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Cozy cafe, friendly and smiling service, delicious coffee, amazing pineapple and chocolate cake, but the mankiest toilet I’ve seen in a while!

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Tables are a bit of a squeeze but the cake is worth it. Nice little break from shopping at the Lanes.

Thank 293kerryn
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a lovely café that serves fantastic (locally made) herbal teas and nice quality cakes (not homemade as far as I could see) - they had a choice of maybe 10 gateaux. It is a lovely friendly café but with only one serving member...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A real gem in the north lanes with delicious drinks and cakes. A nice stop after visting all kind of shops.

Thank NetherlandsDoreen
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
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10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 606565
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