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28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
+44 1424 721996
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09:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here during a weekend in Hastings. While strolling we came across Cafe des Arts and decided to have lunch. We have two club sandwiches which were delicious (a lemony mayo really elevating a standard club) and a chocolate fudge cake to share. The staff were friendly and the places was very keen. Would recommend and will definitely return.

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Thank AdamLilibet
Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit we are so pleased you enjoyed it. 😌 ☺ More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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1,405 reviews
680 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 701 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Home made food here is good and the customer service is fine if you take the nature of the ethos of the place into consideration The speed of the service could be quicker but it was not too bad The prices are reasonable but to the maximum range to what one would expect of this type of establishment Their... More 

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Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thanks for the review 👌 More 

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such beautiful cakes and sandwiches, good sized portions and very well made. I have been here a few times, and am never disappointed. The cream tea is just sumptuous, a lovely big fluffy scone and lots of cream ..... You always get a warm welcome and great service.

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Thank Taniabellamia
Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review cheers we love a cream tea too 😊 More 

Hastings, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a veggie breakfast. Avo and eggs on toast. Really good! Great friendly service. The cake is always good too.

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Thank Ameliahidlle
Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words and your review 😊 More 

LIVERPOOL UK
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592 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. I don't know what they do to the avocado on the veggie breakfast but it is addictive. I make a point if coming here when ever I'm in Hastings now. My daughter loved her bacon and sausage sandwich, and the chocolate cake was a triumph too.Lovely service, art for sale and dog friendly. Recommended.

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Thank SGM67
Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you love the cafe. Thank you so much for your great review ☺ More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I eat here a lot. Great coffee, their cheese scones are amazing. Good hearty lunches, good value. Friendly staff.

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Thank AlabamaWhirly1
Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and your continued support! More 

London
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

What a wondeful find in Hastings' mediocrity. This café has a conscience about its food and its staff and the result is wonderul. Fantastic cooked breakfast for the carnivores, the vegetarian breakfast was superb and the sourdough toast made all our breakfasts perfect. The staff are friendly and efficient. We'll almost certainly be back later for more coffee and their... More 

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Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

We are so pleased you found us and very happy that you appreciate all the hard work we do. Thank you so much for your kind words! More 

Huntly, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

loved the concept behind the cafe so thought I would give it a try. I was not disappointed and the halloumi salad was delicious.

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Thank Fiona A
Des A, Manager at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review, i love the halloumi salad too!! More 

LIVERPOOL UK
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592 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Had the mushrooms and avo on toast, there was a bit of a delay getting them out to me but they did come and apologise so fair enough. When my meal came it really was spot on so was worth the wait. Good coffee too and a very civilized vibe. Would come here again. Recommended.

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Thank SGM67
Des A, Chef at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words again sorry for the delay but glad u enjoyed it. More 

Loose, England
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Tried out this cafe at the weekend after reading good reviews and, best of all, we could take our dog along too. We were not disappointed, the food was scrummy and completely home made, with good choices on the menu. The cakes looked highly tempting but we were well behaved and content with our salads. As another reviewer has said,... More 

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Des A, Chef at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 16:00
Monday
09:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:00
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 721996
Description
The cafe is run as a business and a social enterprise which provides training and work experience for people with autistic spectrum condition. The aim is for the trainees to learn transferable skills which will enhance their choices of future employment in the wider community.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?