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Cafe Des Arts

28-29 Robertson St | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
01424 721996
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Ranked #22 of 234 restaurants in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Hastings, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We were here for coffee and cake one afternoon. I was thrilled to find that all our motley crew could enjoy a treat as they offer dairy free, gluten free and vegan options for their cakes. I was also touched that rather than a tip jar the staff have a collection to fund an outreach program they run in their... More

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e sussex
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had a fabulous and plentiful afternoon tea here, freshly made sandwiches, homemade soft & moist coffee cake, huge scones with clotted cream and jam. I liked the fact I could choose any sandwich, cake and drink of my choice. They coped with my complex allergy and I felt very safe. Lovely staff, really friendly and lovely service.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Beautiful little cafe with a periodic set of decor to it. Selection on teas, cold drinks and cakes. Does have a lunch menu, and even though we didn't try the food - what was being served looked and smelled lovely. A beautiful find which is worth a visit for an hour.

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Battle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

July 8th 2014: Late afternoon so cake selection was limited to about eight or so. We were advised by the very helpful waitress that the apple & raspberry was particularly nice and moist. We weren't disappointed and even the Twinnings Earl Grey tea tasted better than one usually expects. Most of the cakes are baked on the premises too! Can... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The cakes are to die for (all home made on site) and the afternoon cream teas are great value and out of this world (I have never managed to eat it all and not bring some home). The ambiance is wonderful - a great start, middle or end to a days shopping.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Service can be a bit variable but the food and ambience make up for it. Delicious sweet potato pie and the granary bread is always moist. This has become one of our favourite Hastings haunts.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My partner and I go into this cafe regularly - mainly on Sundays for a light lunch. The service is always very good and the food is always delicious. They also serve lovely cappuccinos. They are usually quite busy, which means the food can take some time to get to you. However, the staff always inform us if it is... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

A social entrprise providing great food. Some unusual dishes, especially good for lunch and cake/coffee visits. Their Tea for Two is especially good.

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Rotherham
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had a couple of drinks in this cafe, surrounded by pottery and works of art. A lovely atmosphere and great service. The price was affordable too.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is a welcoming place with good service. The cakes are good and so was my lunch: sweet potato and peanut tart served with an interesting salad. The range of vegan food is limited but lots of veggie stuff. This may be a charitable venture being an autistic project but the food is good and so is the service putting... More

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