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The Mad Hatter

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35 Montpelier Road, Brighton BN1 3BA, England
+44 1273 722279
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Morning

Went in for a morning coffee, great decor, great staff.Other customers where a bit rude a stuck up but who cares. They have WIFI and a selection of hot and cold meals

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Daniel W
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Went in for a morning coffee, great decor, great staff.Other customers where a bit rude a stuck up but who cares. They have WIFI and a selection of hot and cold meals

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Newark, New Jersey
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13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Want to love this place, good location near my work but the lack of interest from the staff and the regularly bad coffee mean that I now give it a miss. I used to have the breakfast but the quality isn't great. Looks pretty quiet these days.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My partner and I are both visually impaired so we sat down looking blind and hoping for some guidance - thankfully this came from someone on another table who advised that orders were placed at the bar. Made the usual Sunday morning cooked breakfast request - my partners order was correct, mine wasn't. Gave my sausage away as it wasn't... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Have been coming here for years Feels a bit more about the community than just profit. Great coffee and those fab Portugese custard tarts to have with it. Good snack / light meal menu - mostly veggie but with a meat breakfast option. Bit disappointed with the tacky new faux wood tables but still love the place.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

So they've upgraded the seating again making it a bit smaller and tighter to navigate, but there's still the window seats, definitely the best place to sit. The quirky stools are comfortable and the plus point is the great view that you get for people watching. The atmosphere is great as ever and this is helped by the laid back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This place is rather cute. It has a wide range of food, cake and drinks on offer. I only had some tea, but service was lovely and will definitely come back here again!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

As I know the Madhatter cafe for long time I would say that the new concept of the place and the efforts made are in good way.. Nice touch of the decor with the right theme of Alice in wonderland , antique stuff, introducing meat on the menu which gives more choice of food, very friendly staff and nice vibe.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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184 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

One of the nicest independent coffee shops I've had the pleasure of visiting in recent times. The better half and I sat here on a Sunday morning and watched the world go by. I can't say that our time sat on the pavement space outside wasn't entertaining, but the highlight of our visit was certainly the coffee. Very well made,... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

One of the best in an area crowded with good cafés. Excellent coffee (try the double macchiato), great cakes and pastries, friendly staff who remember you. Lives up to its name by attracting an interesting and slightly eccentric clientele.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

I have been coming to the Mad Hatter for about 12 years. The menu is great and the specials are especially good value. It is great for a casual lunch. There are lots of vegetarian and vegan choices (everything is meat free although they do serve fish). I am sure I will coming here for many years to come.

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Address: 35 Montpelier Road, Brighton BN1 3BA, England
Phone Number: +44 1273 722279
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: Cafe

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  • Address: 35 Montpelier Road, Brighton BN1 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 722279

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Cafe

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