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Robson's of Lewes

22A High Street, Lewes BN7 2LN, England
+44 273480654
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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22A High Street, Lewes BN7 2LN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Will definately put this one on our list of favourites in lewes. Never knew it was a cafe until my mother told us about it. She and my aunt go every Saturday! Breakfast looked fab and they have s lovely lunch menu too with daily...More

Thank Karen O
MAR0306, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Karen.Our Breakfast's really are as good as they look,hope you enjoy yours next weekend.Look forward to seeing you then. Regards Mark

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A nice building! We had afternoon tea here. Not many people in the place. The tea was prepared in a sloppy matter of fact way - there was more jam around the pot than in it. Staff slamming cupboards shut and having discussions loudly so...More

Thank A J B
MAR0306, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I'm so sorry to hear that you had a less than satisfactory experience.I have discussed your review with our staff & we will address the negative points immediately.Our other reviews will, I hope. prove that we normally deliver much better service & may tempt you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I've had to eat around Lewes for the last 2 weeks during lunch, this is the best place I found so far in terms of cost, friendly staff & quality of food. They do eat in or take away. The staff (think he may have...More

Thank PoorLittleGarf
MAR0306, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm really pleased you found us & now that you have, will visit us again when next in Lewes.Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. Regards Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a comfy cosy very English place where you can have a light lunch, which we did. A particular pleasant surprise was that they have Benenden sauce,which is really hard to find these days. Food was freshly made and we didn't have to wait...More

Thank youngpapaya
MARK R, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou,I'm so glad you found us.We have used Benenden's sauce as our house dressing for over 10 years &, like you, our customers love it.Hope to see you again. Regards Mark

Reviewed 13 December 2017

We came in with our 1 year old son and the staff made us feel very welcome and were extremely friendly. The toastie was delicious too!

Thank Benjamin C
MARK R, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Benjamin,thanks so much for the review.Hope you will come & see us again soon. Regards Mark

Reviewed 26 November 2017

My father treated us to breakfast as we drove him to Lewes. It was very busy and cramped and a larger party moved the table so the four of us had more room. Three of us had cooked breakfast and one a toasted sandwich. My...More

Thank Teresa P
MARK R, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Dear Teresa Thankyou for the review.So sorry to hear that on arrival the breakfast was not hot,it's a mystery as as soon as it comes off the grill it is sent to the table.Maybe because it was busy the waitress was delayed in bringing it...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Myself and a friend ordered soup and the brad that came with it was half frozen We couldn't believe it, my friend asked if we could have it toasted which the lady serving said that she would do that for us, the celeriac soup was...More

Thank olives2015
MARK R, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

I'm so sorry to hear that your experience in our Coffee Shop was not as it should have been.It's true that we use bread that has been frozen,it comes from a well known Brighton bakery & is of the highest quality,however it should have been...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely tasty, cauliflower cheese topped with bacon and served heavenly garlic bread. The service was speedy as it was after the lunchtime rush and the waitress was friendly and efficient. Top marks for top grub. Be warned it’s a great place and...More

Thank Maggie K
MARK R, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Maggie, Many thanks for the great review,it's really appreciated.I note that you have been here on more than one occasion,thankyou,hope we will continue to be a regular haunt when you are in Lewes. Best regards Mark

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for a snack lunch. Lovely helpful young girl served us quickly and was very pleasant. Let down by the state of the place. Tables/floor need a good clean (sticky and look like not been cleaned for some time). Officious looking chap clearing tables but...More

Thank C64-London
MARK R, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thankyou for the review.Apologies,it appears you caught us at a very busy time hence hence us not looking our best.We are meticulous in our daily cleaning routines,hence our food hygiene rating which is the best that can be achieved.The majority of reviews will, I hope,...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Meandering up the High Street, after spending 2 hours in Lewes, I spotted Robson's and popped in for a coffee. They have a really, really good menu, with a wide and tasty choice. Sat in the back, near the wee patio, which is very private...More

Thank Annette S
MAR0306, Owner at Robson's of Lewes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Annette Many thanks for the review,I'm pleased you found us. Regards Mark

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22A High Street, Lewes BN7 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 273480654
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Traditional family owned Coffee Shop specialising in home cooked cakes & savouries.Sussex Cream Teas served daily with homemade scones & cakes.
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