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38 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1JN, England
+44 1273 677243
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (68 reviews)
“cake” (61 reviews)
“quiche” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1JN, England
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

You will really enjoy the wide variety of teas you never even knew existed . Charming staff and atmospheric . Always nice people to talk to and catch up on gossip / local events

Thank 38philw
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My husband and I hadn't been here before but it had a nice atmosphere serving cocktails and afternoon tea. Would definitely go back again.

Thank 223momo54
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Staying in Brighton for a long weekend with friends from Scotland and Cornwall. One pal was celebrating a big '0' birthday so we booked to celebrate at MetroDeco! Small but charming corner shop property in Kemptown - slightly quieter than the main streets in the...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Just arrived in Brighton and had an hour to wait before we could check in to our hotel. Popped in for tea and cake to this delightful Deco Style Tea Room. Greeted with a smile, directed to a table, handed menus in an instant. Went...More

1  Thank notimpressedeasily
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Everything was yummy,I am a tea connoisseur so was very impressed with my pot of tea.Scones were large,home made & tasty served with cream & jam.Friendly staff, clientele very nice,child & dog friendly.The set afternoon teas looked very scrummy as did the cocktails & select...More

1  Thank Val P
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Booked here as we were visiting Brighton and we were looking for somewhere we could visit with our dog. They were very welcoming to Teddy and even presented us with some homemade dog biscuits - which he loved! The afternoon tea was beautifully presented -...More

2  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Found this place online after googling gluten free and vegan afternoon tea in Brighton. Was a great find. Catered for myself being gluten intolerant and my vegan friend. Cool interior with unlimited tea on offer. Great selection of teas also. Lovely sandwiches and savouries as...More

3  Thank Jemmaf16
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Good service and a nice cosy tea and afternoon tea shop. We were staying around the corner and went twice during our three day stay. Lovely cakes and great tea.

1  Thank Bri-anT1963
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Have visited Metrodeco a few times and live the teas they serve all loose tea leaves. Staff friendly and welcoming. My reason for 4 stars I find the chairs a bit hard!

1  Thank Kitteecatz
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We only had tea and cake but loved the quirky style. Tea was yummy and refreshing and a good selection of cakes. Interesting 'regulars' come and go and it was fun to sit in the unusual chairs. If you want to get a real feel...More

2  Thank Deb092
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is wifi available there ?
13 February 2017|
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Response from mskirstylou | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wifi available, just ask them for the password 👍🏻
Hi! Is the cafe dog friendly?
25 October 2015|
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Response from Lindsey P | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe it is! Have Fun there xx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 677243
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A lively tea room that also serves wine and beers. We specialise in Afternoon tea and tea cocktails and are dog friendly too. For something a little bit different and for a little treat then come and see us- you won't believe the size of our cakes.
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