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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely palce!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
romi1331
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

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
2 reviews
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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238 reviews 238 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

A recent visit to my local Mad Hatter cafe was a very pleasant experience. The staff were attentive and friendly, and I had no issues with the service. Food (the falafel wrap) was tasty and affordable, and I'll certainly be going back. I also really love that this cafe has a suspended coffee scheme, where you can buy someone less... More 

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Went here for breakfast (one full English one scrambled eggs). Food came quickly and was really good quality. Loved having a bagel instead of toast. Milkshakes were thick and tasty.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is the first review on TripAdvisor that I've had to really, really puzzle over. I've been going here since 2006, and pretty frequently. I have to say that I can relate to the reviewers on here who love the place, as well as those who don't. The food is almost always fantastic. The regular chef (or one of them)... More 

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Guayaquil
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We've been here several times for coffee or tea and yesterday decided to try the food. What can I say? It was lovely...we ordered three things to take away: a roasted mediterranean vegetable panini (gorgeous, lots of flavour, nice bit of oil and fresh basil leaves), a summer vegetable frittata (red peppers, onions, aubergines, potatoes) and a falafel wrap with... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We didn't try any food, but my husband and I stopped by for a cup of tea and a milkshake. Nice drinks, friendly staff, good atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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: Coffee Shop

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