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4 Lansdown Place | BN7 2JT, Lewes BN7 2JT, England
+44 1273 478817
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
“baked beans” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Lansdown Place | BN7 2JT, Lewes BN7 2JT, England
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Lovely cake and a really good selection of teas. However, we felt a bit caused out, having met at 3pm on the expectation of staying till they closed at 4.30 for a good chat. However, from 3.30 they were mopping up and putting chairs on...More

Thank Fudge03
Laporte's L, Owner at Laporte's, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2017

Glad you liked the cake and apologies if you felt uncomfortable. We have two rooms in the cafe and will usually start the close down in the back room if it’s empty. We never put chairs on tables or mop if there are still customers...More

Reviewed September 16, 2017

Had a nice lunch here with the kids, sat at the front, probably should have gone in the garden but wasn't sure if it was going to rain! Food very nice, bit pricey but came quickly and portions were excellent! Didn't see any highchairs for...More

Thank Gunder
Tanya L, Owner at Laporte's, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your lunch. Our ingredients are expensive as we use organic and/or local wherever possible. We try to keep the prices as competitive as we can. Apologies for not having a high chair offered, we have two available. One is freestanding and the...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I has breakfast here yesterday. We were going to sit at the front outside as we had our 2 dogs with us. The very helpful manager offered us the garden as an alternative. Very welcoming and an attractive place to go. We...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Stopped here after a walk around Lewes, nice Earl Grey friendly staff and cake wasn't too bad either.

Reviewed July 10, 2017

Cake felt like it had been made in a factory, coffee was nice, but not brillaint. Garden was a joy, not sure there is enough to drag you this far out of your way.

Thank Goosey2014
Reviewed June 23, 2017

My ususal place in lewes was closed sadly i was un sure we to eat ! after walking round varies eating places we found this great place. Young friendly staff very chatty & helpful who quickly helped us with meal & drinks. Have now said...More

Thank Mandy Y
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Good coffee, cakes. Relaxed atmosphere. Nice garden. Friendly staff. Lovely cafe in a good location. Always great to pop in!

Thank Trish8383
Tanya L, Owner at Laporte's, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed our cafe and the garden. My daughter makes the carrot and coffee cakes and the Bakewell tarts, the rest we make in house.

Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

I love this place.A sunny day..perfect for breakfast in the walled garden.Poached egg and mushrooms on toast...the best! Everything on the menu looks and sounds wonderful.Friendly staff..excellent setting.

Thank Gaynor E
Tanya L, Owner at Laporte's, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

It's great to have the garden well used. The eggs we use are local and organic and make the best poached eggs. The mushrooms are grown on a farm in Sussex. Our staff are a happy bunch and also grown in Sussex 😉

Reviewed May 3, 2017

Laporte's has recently had a facelift, increasing the number of tables it can offer inside, while outside is an attractive walled garden with extra seating and a 'chic shed', which can be hired for special occasions. On the food front, there is something for everyone,...More

Thank Anita H
Tanya L, Owner at Laporte's, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2017

Thanks Anita. We try to accommodate most Customer's dietary needs whenever possible. Glad you like our new face lift. The garden is coming in to its own again, now the weather is warming up. Long may it continue

Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

The 3 beetroot 'fritters' were more like beetroot crisps, very thin, overlooked & crunchy, & oily. I wasn't very impressed with the salad either. Shall not return for lunch as this is 2nd disappointing lunch. The carrot cake was delicious so I filled up on...More

Thank Fenton M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Lansdown Place | BN7 2JT, Lewes BN7 2JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 478817
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