Cafe Coho is one of my new favourite coffee spots. Providing you can grab a table (other people have cottoned on to this place too) it's definitely the kind of digs that deliver the goods.
These days (in me old age!) I've got to be quite careful with my caffeine intake and usually can't really drink coffee past 12pm, so with this in mind, if I treat myself - I've got to make it a good one! The flat whites here are heavenly and VERY strong. You know those lethal cocktails that are so easy to drink but end up getting you sloshed? A similar principle applies here. The coffee is full of flavour and kick but creamy, so I unwittingly underestimated it and slurped down 2. Whoops. For the rest of the day and still past 11pm I felt like I'd been partying with the gangsters of Columbia. Whoosh. Don't bother with drugs kids just pop down to Cafe Coho yeah? Much cheaper.
So the coffee's delicious but be warned! Go easy. Moving on to the CAIIIKE! Brownie lovers getcho derrières down here! Oush! It's very close to being the best brownie I've tasted. Serious. The rest of the selection are also out of this world. I haven't tried the sarnies or other savoury options but it all looks mouth wateringly good.
Service is fairly decent but as I say it can get uber busy so you may sometimes be waiting a wee while. That's the only reason it won't be getting the full five stars - cos sometimes I can't get into the damn place!
I've only ever had an Americano here but the coffee is STRONG (if you like that sort of thing) and the food always looks delicious. Will need to come back to grab a bite!
The one near Brighton station also has train times listed on a screen so you can have a coffee and not miss your train! Cool.
Pretty good. Lovely coffee. Slightly overtoasted slicey-in-the-mouth toast. Slightly overdone poached eggs. Decent massive sausages. Good bacon. A good old place to go, but not fantabulous. Nearly, but not quite, the fourth star.
Very, very, Brighton and very nice.
My first visit so I asked for their speciality they were good as they asked what sort of coffee I liked. I said Black Americano's but I wanted something different, so I got a Mocha and it was good.
But Mocha's are not my speciality so I'm going back again to try the Long Black.
Sandwiches and food looks fab. I had a doughnut (lunchtime) and it was dry, hence the mark down.
BUT I'm going back!
Really surprised to read the good reviews! I think the place is awful!
Terrible coffee, and far too pretentious (and let's face it, there's enough of that in Brighton already!
I always opt for The Marwood (right next door!) if I'm in The Lanes, or Naked Tea and Coffee place for tea (never coffee!!). Excellent coffee at The Marwood (and if you call nero/starbucks/costa beverages "coffee", then think again!!), really chilled, quirky atmosphere, and awesome garden out the back, with street art/graffiti all over the place...oh and free wifi, and awesome cakes/toasties,
Lovely sandwich. Lovely coffee. Shame they weren't served at the same time. How hard is it to make coffee? The 3 women at the table next to me had their coffees served one at a time, about 5 minutes apart from eachother!
Think I will go back to the Marwood next time.
Was really disappointed by the fact that their 'pancake stack with bacon and maple syrup' actually didn't contain a scrap of real maple syrup, but a cheap syrup flavoured with maple - not the same, and quite nauseating. Bad move, guys - what a let down. Makes it seem as though you think your customers are stupid, and wouldn't notice? Otherwise, this place is lovely - great decor, quick service, the other food we had was nice, etc. But when there are so many other fab cafes to choose from, it seems a shame to be so let down by a fib on the menu on our first visit!
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