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“Follow their lead”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Parklife Cafe - CLOSED

Parklife Cafe
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Seating
Description: We are a small award winning family run independent coffee, cake and sandwich shop. We specialize in a wide variety of home baked cakes made in our small kitchen, freshly ground and locally roasted coffee and made to order sandwiches, panini, bagels and wraps. We also offer Worthing's widest range of milkshakes and healthy fruit smoothies - choose from over 100 flavours! We have a small amount of seating inside and out (on a clear day with a sea glimpse). We also cater for takeaway on our whole menu. Open 9 am to 4.30 Pm Tuesday to Sunday.
Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Follow their lead”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Love the nature of this place. It's often busy and that's for a good reason. Cakes, coffees and sandwiches are good. It's so nice to go to an independent that's league's above the likes of Costa and cafe Nero. The owners have got it right!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank worthingmuncher
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Scrummy cakes in Worthing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2014

We came across this cafe as we wandered around Worthing and were so glad we did. Over 100 flavours of milkshake, freshly made sandwiches, and so many different cakes to choose from that you'll want to have one of everything. Make sure you visit when hungry as the portions are generous.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Pamela W
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Worthing institution”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

Being a Worthing regular, I know that Parklife is just about the only "destination retail" in the town... and with good reason.

The offer of tempting (if slightly whacky) cakes, an original mix of sandwiches, an almost infinite milkshake menu and coffee made by a master barista is hard to beat.

As part of our weekend ritual, I and my boys rocked up and were served with a smile and a genuine sense of caring about customers. We took our 2 cappucinos to the tables outside and waited for our pannini and smoothie to arrive. It duly came, again with a smile and friendly service, and all were duly dispatched (yum).

The cakes are definitely in the "eyes bigger than my belly" territory, so I would recommend sharing, although the owners regularly offer customers a doggie-bag to take the remains of their treats home...

If you're coming to the town on business or pleasure, as a tourist or a regular, don't miss an opportunity to sample the best of what Worthing has to offer...

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jonathan N
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Absolutely amazing food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014

We found this cafe by luck and I'm so pleased we did! The menu offers a wide selection of sandwiches, paninis and bagels with the most delicious fillings imaginable. Salads are also available and everything is freshly made to order in full view of the customer. The range of beverages is also vast, teas, coffees, hot chocolate and their own variation on milk shakes whereby you can choose from a list of popular chocolate bars and sweets to create a shake to your own taste. However, this is nothing compared to the most wonderful cakes we had ever seen (or tasted)! Portions are huge and I defy even those with a big appetite to say they are still hungry after a visit to this fantastic cafe! We will definitely visit next time we go to Worthing!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Marlene W
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lovely cakes, coffee and staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2014

Cakes are gorgeous but there's often no tables free which is a bit of a pain although summer is great because can sit outside. Cakes are huge so don't eat too much before you go - or can take away what you don't finish in a doggy bag. The celebration cakes are fabulous too and really unusual and fun.

Visited March 2014
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Thank MsPollydolly
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