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“Lovely place!”

Pavilion Gardens Cafe
Ranked #18 of 194 Quick Bites in Brighton
Price range: US$4 - US$14
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 11 June 2021

Great service and couldn’t of been happier with the atmosphere that the staff set from the outset. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: May 2021
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David S, Owner at Pavilion Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2021

Thank you for your lovely review.

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Reviewed 5 May 2021

Haven’t been to Pavilion Cafe for a while. Always lovely but they’ve really upped their game! Great cuppa and fantastic choice of homemade cakes. I ended up having 2 as can’t not have a rock cake. Friendly service as well.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 11 January 2021

Visited on Saturday 10th October 2020. Had a snack before going into the Royal Pavilion. Nice atmosphere with a threat from aggressive birds if you don't follow the advice on the cafe to cover your food. The staff were very friendly and offered a range of toppings for our pie. Extensive menu for such a small establishment. Pretty posh but not in a bad way. Good SD in place and well organised

Date of visit: October 2020
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1  Thank Cheekycockney190757
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Reviewed 10 October 2020

Had tea and cake here twice on a recent visit to Brighton. The lady who served me was very pleasant and covid precautions were being taken. Do try the vegan chocolate and raspberry cake even if you are not vegan, which I am not. It was seriously chocolatey and squidgy with pops of flavour from the raspberries.

Date of visit: October 2020
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2  Thank mrspaulinec
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Reviewed 29 September 2020

A lovely place to refresh yourself with well stocked food from snacks to baked goods (and they look home made too). Watch the world go by & listen to buskers near by. Just watch out for those seagulls who love to take a chance on your sandwich.

Date of visit: September 2020
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688DavidS, Owner at Pavilion Gardens Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thanks for your kind words and yes we do bake homemade rock cakes on the premises daily.

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