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17 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
01273 667 992
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Ranked #15 of 844 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $11
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Iydea is a small and very busy express vegetarian canteen right in the heart of Brighton's North Laine area. All the food is freshly made and is on display so you can choose only what you want to go on your plate or to take away. There is an extensive breakfast menu from 9:30 every morning which changes to the lunch menu at 11:30 (12:00 Sundays). Iydea does get very busy and cramped so best to avoid peak times if you want a little more space and comfort.
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

A good little Veggie Cafe set in a lively fun part of Brighton, sit in the window a people watch, we had Breakfast here this year (Lunch last year) it was very tasty could have been a little warmer (I like my food hot) but good service and good value. We will be back in a year.

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Chichester, England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Can't count the number of times I have been here, so should really leave a review! I must say my perfect time to come here is with a hangover!! I feel refreshed and renewed after coming here full of tasty nutritious food. As a person who can live with or without meat the fact that it is vegetarian is almost... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My boyfriend and myself came to this restaurant in July, two days in a row (as it was so good) and I kept meaning to write a review then. I'm a vegan, my boyfriend is a vegetarian. We both had the Big Breakfast for £6.95. Shortly after ordering, a large plate of loveliness arrived, it contained: 2 veggie sausages, smokey... More

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Brighton and Hove is probably better served for veggie food than anywhere else in the UK - but this place remains my favourite for fabulous value, delicious food and friendly staff (even though I still can't remember how to spell the name). It's a simple restaurant/takeaway (though there's now an airier version on Western Road) with wooden benches and bright... More

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Horley, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

I have to admit I was quite sceptical when I was dragged to have lunch here as I am a real meat lover however the food took me by surprise, everything was full of flavour and things tasted fresh. I would very nearly give it a five star but due to the nature of this type of food, most of... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were there for a lunch 3 days in a row. Good service, nice atmosphere, simple, tasty vegetarian food for fair money.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great food with lots of options changing regularly. Staff are super friendly and the price is pretty good considering the portion size. Kensington Gardens branch is often full but the Western Road branch is just as good and quite a bit bigger.

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Kent
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Lots of choice, healthy, tasty, would love one of these in my home town! I make sure I eat here every time I visit Brighton :)

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Sussex
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I am not vegetarian but I wanted a change so on impulse we went into this restaurant on a Sunday lunch time. It was busy and there was only one table left. There is no table menu to choose from, they offer about 7 main courses and so you pick one, then add two hot or cold vegetable side dishes... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Lovely food, bright and cheery busy atmosphere, great for a quick bite to eat while shopping in The North Laines. Been here a few times and there's always too much to chose from!

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Additional Information about Iydea

Address: 17 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
Phone Number: 01273 667 992
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Average Prices: USD 8 - 11
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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