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A Cafe Etc

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71 Jetty Road, Brighton, England
(08) 8296 3845
08:00 - 16:00
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Swan Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Quality coffee and homemade cakes out in the sunshine made for a perfect afternoon tea. Apple, walnut and coconut cake, vanilla slice and baked cheesecake all delicious and generous. Been here plenty of times previously. Very consistent with service and quality. Well priced home style food that has never disappointed.

Thank BigZig1
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101 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

All good ordered 2 eggs Benedict without the ham but added salmon very nice . Service was quick coffee was great see you again I reckon ..

Thank Bobbybuel
Adelaide, Australia
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I went here recently for a lunch with friends. Ive never been here before and to be honest didnt even know it was a cafe! It is filled with Marilyn Monroe images gallore but it works. The place was really warm and inviting, the food is good homely food. Good prices and serving size. Will definitely head back to this... More 

Thank Candice M
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

Stopped here after checking out the Brighton Jetty Beach Sculptures on Sunday morning of Australia Day holiday weekend. Nicely spaced (& stable) tables, prompt friendly service, great value for money, with a variety of choices, including sweet & savoury crepes. We ordered a Caesar salad to share. It arrived with mixed greens, dressing, plenty of nicely done bacon, anchovies, feta... More 

Thank blacounty
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

I've often been to this cafe and loved taking my friends there for Brekky catch ups. Last week, I went there with a girlfriend to catch up before I went overseas and we wanted to leave In anger. To be honest if we hadnt paid, We would have. I ordered the mushroom and steak potato pie. When it came out... More 

Thank Figitbum
Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

We visit a cafe etc every Sunday morning. The cafe filled with Marilyn Monroe photos is affectionately called 'Marilyn's' by all the Brighton locals. Carol the lady who owns Marilyn's is friendly and kind and loves having a chat with her customers. Staff are lots of fun and love to have a joke and a laugh with all the locals.... More 

1 Thank Peter C
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

Whenever we are lucky enough to visit the area, a trip to "Marilyns" is essential. Not a massive menu but all cooked to order generous portions and very good value all served by pleasant staff in an eclectic dining room. I can thoroughly recommend the banana smoothie accompanied by banana and coconut cake.

1 Thank maxgrazza
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Stale bread, canned asparagus, floury tomatoes and overall appalling food. Bad customer service almost like they were doing us a favor serving us! I became quite ill from the food and do not recommend this place to anyone. Never again!!

Thank Lilly7777
Adelaide, Australia
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

Lovely breakfast/lunch spot to catch up with friends on Jetty road in the heart of Brightons cafe strip... moments from the beach.Decorated with Marilyn Monroe memorabilia it has a casual persona with wooden picnic style benches inside and an area out the back which is a little crammed but more private.Toilet out here also. On the front footpath outside there... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Jetty Road, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: (08) 8296 3845

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