Sunday, 10 September 2017

The Almond Tree Dyke Road Brighton 7th September 2017

The Almond Tree is a little walk out of the town centre and we visited for breakfast, on our last day in Brighton.   I love the frontage with its colourful outside seating and signs outside clearly saying they are vegan friendly.

I contacted co-owner Michaela prior to our visit, to ask if they could accommodate my allergies and had a very speedy response to say it would be no problem.   The cafe is warm and welcoming and doing a busy trade when we arrived, as people came and went buying takeaway coffee.

The menu has an excellent choice of dishes and if we had been stopping a few more days, we would have returned for lunch.

The breakfast included a choice of juice, so I opted for orange along with a black Americano coffee.

I chose a vegan breakfast of grilled polenta, tomatoes, mushrooms, fried potato and spinach and avocado, with a side of toast.

My breakfast was excellent, perfectly cooked and seasoned, the polenta was a great addition and the coffee was top notch, not surprising when I found out owners Michaela and Claudio were both from Italy, renowned for its coffee.   They made a great team with Michaela at front of house and Claudio in the kitchen and were really friendly and helpful.

I would love to return when I next return to Brighton, but The Almond Tree is highly recommended and definitely worth the walk.

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