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“Not What you would Expect in a "Beach" Town”

The Station on Kings
Ranked #39 of 92 Restaurants in Lewes
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This place says a lot. Lewes has and is becoming so much more than the Beach, the Canal and 2nd Street. A place like The Station at Kings could be located in almost any town, not just a "Beach" town. The Station is located adjacent to a set of train tracks... surprised?

It screams "new" and "clean" when you first walk in - and that's not a bad thing. You walk into a small shop that includes a Home/Gift selection, a bakery counter and a coffee bar. You place your order at the coffee bar and are given a table number and are then ushered into a solarium style café which is glass-enclosed on 3 sides and the roof - plenty of daylight. There were only about a dozen tables, but we were seated straight away, albeit on a Sunday afternoon in March. We were told that a garden center is being added later this year.

The food is delivered to the table using the cute little rustic table number issued with our order. The food was good and plenty of it. We ordered the Hot Roast Beef Sandwich and the Turkey & Brie Sandwich with sides of French Fries and Lemonade Fried Onion Rings. As sandwiches go, these were really good sandwiches, great fries and great onion rings. We came in hungry but were only able to eat half the order. They graciously supplied plastic containers to bring the rest home.

NOTE - if you like fried onion rings and like your food spicy hot then these might be for you. Real onion (not onion mash), deep fried with a spicy hot & tangy coating that was surprising good. Comes with a horseradish that adds to the flavor combination.

Not a vast menu. Pricing is not cheap but not crazy either. Not bad considering this will make two complete meals for us.

We are looking forward to bringing our friends.

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Thank G M
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Came here the other day and got a lemon meringue dessert, an almond croissant, macaroons with chocolate, and some drinks. I cannot tell you how perfectly made these desserts are. They are better looking than any magazine pictures you could ever see. Out of this world delicious. We were talking to a very nice woman for a few minutes who told us that she was the owner. What a great job they do. Lisa, we will be back. Thank you for all your recommendations.

Thank jerseygirl047
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Was looking forward to trying the cafe but unfortunately the turkey/cheese sandwich was nothing special and overpriced and the container of sliced pickles was a sad side. Not planning to return.

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Thank michelepmarsh
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The Station is a unique breakfast/lunch cafe open from 8:00AM - 5PM. Breakfast consists of pastries and lunches include sandwiches, salads, soups, fabulous Korean sticky chicken wings, lemonade fried onion rings, pork tacos and other offerings you will enjoy. The pastries are above and beyond what you will find in the average bakery. Most people have difficulty choosing only one. We tend to have one as dessert with lunch and then take some home for later. A really great cup of coffee. I realize that tastes in coffee vary but this is the best I have enjoyed and I have lived in Lewes for 13 years and tried most of the others. There is plenty of parking but seating can be limited at times. I understand that there may be outdoor seating in warmer weather and this should help. A great addition to the dining experience in Lewes.

Thank infrequentcritic
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The Station is not just a new fabulous eatery, it is also a great little store where you’ll find all from great serving platters, to dinnerware, candles, soaps and bath salts, exquisite oils and vinegars, preserves of all kinds, gorgeous cutting boards and wooden bowls, fresh cheese, extraordinary pastries, kitchen linens, etc...
You order at the counter, the menu lists a couple soups and salads, scrumptious sandwiches, pork tacos, crab cakes, fresh fish. All plates come with an assortment of samplings of sauces and dips and pickles. Service is quick and the atmosphere cosy and airy as all tables are nested under a lovely glass-enclosed veranda.
Prices are right, the servings are generous and the presentation both original and functional...the staff is top notch and it is soon to become one of Lewes’s top eating spots.

Thank Ocalas
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