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The Tea Cosy

3 George Street, Brighton, England
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Ranked #323 of 871 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tea Room
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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Detling, null, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Travelled to brighton from Bournemouth for a little get away and stumbled upon this absolutely adorable tea room, the lady working in the tea room was so lovely and had some really interesting cakes and scone to offer, I tried a rose scone which came with a rose jam and cream and it was so good I ordered another! I... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Had been looking forward to our visit but was very disappointed.we had booked but was greeted by a sullen face staff member that seemed surprised to see us on opening.the sandwiches where bland and frankly I make better for my grandchildren.I had cheese and chutney,was two slices of poor quality white bread,no garnish.scones were tasteless.we were left alone for the... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Visited the Tea cosy today, very disappointed after reading reviews on here. We had the full afternoon tea, ,The sandwiches were cucumber sandwiches and coronation chicken, the bread seemed to be cheap value bread. The scones were tasteless and bland, there was no clotted cream just cheaper whipped cream. The best thing was the pate and toast, and the small... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I found the place cosy and comfy but just too much 'stuff'. Tea cups and tatty old newspapers and even a toilet seat hanging from the ceiling. It just all felt a bit grubby. But the tea and cake was reasonable (if a little over-priced) but then this is Brighton after all. Not bad, just needs a bit of a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Came here for tea during a hen weekend. Eccentric decor and lovely staff. I had a salted caramel scone which was a revelation to me. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

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41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

After reading reviews we realised we should have booked ahead, so we got on the mobile and via their website sent a request for a table in 2hours time. An hour passed as we were in the area so thought we would pop in to see if they received our booking request and if they had space before making plans.... More 

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Norwich uk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Second visit and still a friendly and charming establishment. Refreshing and top notch tea. We ordered perfectly cooked boiled eggs and soldiers and boy did we get them. From the first spoonful we knew these were amongst some of the best eggs we had experienced. It's a great place. Go.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This place is interesting with its nostalgic decor it is quirky and fun. Great location for afternoon tea. I think it is under new management and I think the level of service is friendly but sparse. When we first walked in there was no one about but someone came up from downstairs which I think may be the living quarters.... More 

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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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