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Cafe Elvira

Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
+44 1444 458845
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (38 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
“feta tart” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elvira's is housed next to Jeremy's fabulous restaurant and it's a fun(ky) place to have a snack or a decent lunch. It's very popular and deservedly so. It serves great breakfasts, including full English, and fine lunches. Coffee is very good and the snacks and...More

Thank KevinHorlock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met friends in Haywards Heath and a local resident in Waitrose suggested Elvira for lunch. We were 4 people, ate in the garden and all had a superb meal. it is informal - you order at the bar and it would appear like an...More

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and brilliant food. We were treated like special guests even though we're just a very normal family with two young kids. The food was all delicious and they were helpful in catering for our children's allergies. We ate outside in the lovely courtyard...More

Thank 427yoinky
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We booked a table for five and enjoyed a delicious well-cooked meal. Being five octogenarians we found it difficult to read the extensive menu which was chalked up on a blackboard! But after ordering at the counter the food came within fifteen minutes. It was...More

1  Thank Karl F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a lovely Anniversary lunch at Cafe Elvira , the staff were very atttentitive and helpful . The food was excellent and the location beautiful . The cafe is next to Jeremy's restaurant and the food standard is the same . A very enjoyable...More

Thank Loosemoose L
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This cafe adds further to the allure of Borde Hill. Accommodated in a charming old building, particularly visible from seating in the courtyard garden, it is attached to award-winning Jeremy's Restaurant; both are run by the same couple. Cafe Elvira serves a range of enticing...More

Thank Debbie1SB
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Two sandwiches and a soup took an hour to arrive. No apology was given. No one took responsibility and a pitiful refund was offered after we had to wait another 20 minutes in a queue just to pay, which did not make up for it....More

1  Thank Fl0G
Jeremy A, Owner at Cafe Elvira, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

So sorry for this after you had previously had good experiences. I know that Elvira would want to put things right and hope that you will return and allow us to treat you. I know that she would want to deal with this personally so...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

I arrived at Borde Hill Gardens too early, not realising it opened at 10am so sought out refreshments after my journey and spotted Cafe Elvira. In retrospect I wish I hadn't. The place was empty so early in the morning. I thought about breakfast but...More

2  Thank ExploreGB
Reviewed 6 July 2017

atmosphere gorgeous almost feel back in time in the café little vases of fresh flowers on the tables.Food very tasty and good range from sandwiches to a cooked meal aalso staff really friendly and a unhurried atmosphere lovely for us as we were entertaining friends...More

Thank doreen r
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Had a most enjoyable lunch here on Tuesday in the garden area. Food and service was excellent so would highly recommend to anyone who is thinking about visiting. Will certainly return soon

Thank mickd1947
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borde Hill Garden Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 458845
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