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“Wow!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Iydea

Iydea
17 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
01273 667 992
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Ranked #44 of 908 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $11
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
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.
Morzine, France
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“Wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

What a find. A great sociable place with fabulous vegetarian food. Sign up to their Facebook account and they will send you the details of the daily special. Huge value, full plates, superb flavour - I wish I lived in Brighton. Don't expect linen table clothes, but be prepared to share your table with someone who appreciates the food as much as you do. The Trip advisor map was a little dodgy, so take the time to find this place - you'll enjoy it. Food well done.

Visited June 2013
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“The Best veggie..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

Very nice vegeterian lasagne and salads.. Freshly made orange one word to discribe weldone see you soon

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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“LUSH!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The food we had here today was absolutely delicous. I had a vegitarian lasagne with assorted salad items and it was SO tasty. This place proves you can do tasty and healthy at the same time! Our only gripe was that it was a little bit pricey for how much you get, especially if you're eating in with a disabled grandmother. The markup for eating in was a little too high compared to other places. One of the female waitresses was also incredibly friendly and warm. Iydea is definitely a place for a quick lunch, not somewhere you'd stay for a while and not really a place for families as it's quite a cramped little cafe.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Best vegetarian breakfast.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

Five of us (2 vegetarians and 3 not) had breakfast here on both mornings of our two night Brighton weekend. We were lucky enough to sample their fabulous food, juices and coffee on the first morning and could not resist a return visit the following day. I had amazing granola (5 choices) with yoghurt and fresh fruit on the first visit and avocado, mushrooms and tomatoes stir fried in tamari on toast on the following. Absolutely delicious. Great friendly staff and nice surroundings too in the middle of Brightons fabulous Lanes.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent Veggie and Gluten free choices!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Had breakfast simply amazing many thanks. Enjoyed a big breakfast option and had some wonderful Rye bread toast cant recommend more highly

  • Visited June 2013
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