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Marwood Coffee

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52 ship street, Brighton, England
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Today
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
'Quirky'

Been there twice (2nd time today) and can confirm it's a good option for coffee in the Lanes. Strange decoration, but quite fun. The boy at the till today was not in his best mood, but at least he wasn't rude, so I will definitely come back. Very good macchiato.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Chakal01
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A very unusual coffee shop , and a delight to visit. The walls and ceilings are covered with very strange items ! Go and see for yourself ! The food is freshly cooked, and good quality-

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Brighton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I like Marwoods. I like the decor. I like the coffee. What I do not like is the miserable, rude bearded guy on the till. Hence the two stars. Brighton is full of quirky coffee shops so I ask myself why should I frequent a place where one member of staff is capable of ruining what is a really nice... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Been there twice (2nd time today) and can confirm it's a good option for coffee in the Lanes. Strange decoration, but quite fun. The boy at the till today was not in his best mood, but at least he wasn't rude, so I will definitely come back. Very good macchiato.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Marwoods is Brighton, if Brighton had all the cute & quirky sucked out of it. The best thing it has going for it is it's pretentious "I'm an art student, look at me! Ask me what it means!" decor (and this is coming from an art student, just fyi). Apparently this place used to be great, it's hard to imagine... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is one of the quirkiest, most interesting and character rich coffee shops I've ever visited. With old Mac computers as chairs to some pretty unique art, it's a great place to just sit and look around. Unfortunately, it's still a coffee shop, and my expensive coffee wasn't that good. For the price, and the effort that went into the... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

If you get the Marwood reference you will love this coffee house. If like us you are repulsed by the usual corporate coffee chains and have a sense of humour you will enjoy a visit here. We love it, a place to relax, sup tea and eat fine cake - try the lemon & poppy seed cake!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Quirky little cafe shop. Lovely coffee and lovely drinks with cakes and sandwiches for snacks. Always with a good book having coffee in the cafe. Worth the visit.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Good coffee and amazing atmosphere. Not a place for people looking for a "forced-to-be" nice cutmer service but a place where the staff is allowed to have a bad day and to show it, as real human beings. Only weak point in my opinion: a place like that should be slighty cheaper.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Expensive latte served lukewarm in what appeared to be a large thimble. As a fading sign on the wall indicates this cafe was at some point a record shop. It now appears to be a hangout for people who pretend to collect records, the sanctimonious right-on Brighton set. The ironic charity shop "art" hung against the deliberately garish wallpaper is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I wanted to like the place, it's appears artistic, independent, and plays good music. BUT like art environments can be, it suffers from a stroppy punk attitude that reflects as churlishly rude customer service. No forced smiles in here, an attitude I agree with, however when the coffee lets you down on quality with an expensive unfrothy £2.80 cappuccino, this... More 

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Additional Information about Marwood Coffee

Address: 52 ship street, Brighton, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 52 ship street, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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