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The Tea Cosy

Tea Room
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3 George Street, Brighton, England
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not only the tea that's cosy at The Tea Cosy!

An extraordinary and unique, if, ever so slightly faded ambiance greets you at The Tea cosy in Brighton's most trendy, Kemptown. Originally set up as a shrine to Diana, Princess of Wales, The Tea Cosy now celebrates everything Royal, the walls and ceilings even being crammed with Royal Family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Visited Brighton on the 20th May 2015 and by chance came across the Tea Cosy at a time we fancied a cuppa. The interior of this place is a sight to see and the service we got was extremely good. We asked for some scones to go with our tea and received lovely warm homemade scones with the best jam... More 

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Southampton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After struggling to find somewhere to accommodate 22 hens for afternoon tea on a Saturday in April, we were glad we found this little gem! Communication prior to our arrival to organise booking/confirming numbers/dietary requirements/price etc was excellent, they were always quick to reply and were able to answer all queries. Having the place to ourselves was great; we had... More 

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Princeton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I was taken here by a few friends who are studying at Sussex University and I have to say I was blown away. It was small and cozy, just like the punny name suggests, and the single waitress was sweet and friendly and got us our food very quickly. There was not many others there are the time, so I'm... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Natasha and her mum are so helpful and welcoming .I was looking for a special tea rooms to go to with my Coussens who had travels from Yorkshire for a hen weekend and boy did I fined one I have food allergies and Natasha was so friendly and helpful I was able to have sandwiches ,cake and scones even though... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

An extraordinary and unique, if, ever so slightly faded ambiance greets you at The Tea cosy in Brighton's most trendy, Kemptown. Originally set up as a shrine to Diana, Princess of Wales, The Tea Cosy now celebrates everything Royal, the walls and ceilings even being crammed with Royal Family memorbilia, spanning well over 100 years. Beyond that, both the service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We ordered a complete High tea. Everything was fresh and homemade. We were served by the mother and she was a friendly women. The daughter is the one that makes all the good stuff. Yes the place is crowded with royal ''clutter'' but that is what gives the place it's charme. To be sure that you will not be standing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Loved the vintage style china and overall feel of the place. Food excellent and wonderful choice of scones and cake. Service was very attentive. Would definatley recommend a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Absolutely love the decoration! It's really cosy and warm. I was there just they were about to close so I had a piece of fantastic lavender and honey cake and english breakfast. I'm definitely going to visit there next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Tried to go here in July but venue was closed due to private party. I suggest booking in advance if making special trip to visit. Went here on Saturday afternoon. Was given warm welcome and shown to our table. Decided to go for smaller afternoon tea consisting of choice of scone with jam and cream together with pot of tea... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Myself and a group of ladies visited here for high tea last year. It was my 30th weekend. We all enjoyed high teas of cute sandwiches and cakes. Was a very nice relaxed atmosphere not too stiff or poncy. Would definably visit again and real value for money too.

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Address: 3 George Street, Brighton, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Cuisine: Tea Room

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  • Address: 3 George Street, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

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  • Cuisine: Tea Room

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