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“Afternoon relax”

Pavilion Gardens Cafe
Ranked #8 of 35 Dessert in Brighton
Price range: US$4 - US$13
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: Established in 1941 in the gardens adjacent to the Royal Pavilion. The cafe is very popular with customers and known for its famous rock cakes baked on the premises daily. Now located between the Royal Pavilion and Theatre Royal and close to the Brighton Dome right in the heart of the Cultural Quarter. This is an Oasis in the Heart of the City.
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely cup of tea in a wonderful atmosphere and gardens. Lovely staff, clean area and loved listening to the buskers in the gardens. What better way to spend a bit of down time.

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David S, Owner at Pavilion Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your lovely feedback on our cafe and staff.
We use Clipper two cup bags which I feel gives a really good cup of tea.

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

This little cafe situated right next to the Royal Pavilion seemed very popular. The prices seemed reasonable and quality was excellent. Plenty of staff working so queue went down quickly.

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David S, Owner at Pavilion Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your lovely review.
We try to maintain good standards of quick service for our customers so they don't have to wait longer than needed.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Favourite pleace to come on a warm day for tea and for my family and dog (4 generations)lovely on a cold day but wrap up. Vistors love its oppiste the Pavilion and has lots of fat squirrels who dont hibanate due to being fed cake. Entertainment in the summer from brass bands to local fairs and you can hire a deckchair.
Helped fight local council when they wanted to close it down.

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David S, Owner at Pavilion Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks for your feedback and support over the years.
We are so pleased to retain regular customers who bring their families and dogs along to enjoy the cafe and gardens.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

A lovely place for a cup of tea/coffee - limited seating but worth it! Highly recommend the mint tea.

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Thank Mrs J A R
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David S, Owner at Pavilion Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback on our cafe.
We use Pukka tea bags where possible and for the three mint tea you sampled.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Popped by for a quick coffee. As always temptation got in my way. Lovely Rock Cakes and Lemon Drizzle Cake

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David S, Owner at Pavilion Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Your lovely feedback was appreciated.
We are now in our 76th year of baking home made rock cakes at our cafe in the Pavilion Gardens.

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