billies, brighton, review

Something of a Brighton institution and for good reason, Billie’s has been serving up the naughtiest hashes this side of Amsterdam since forever.

If you have ever walked along Upper North Street on a weekend and send people lined up along the street outside a blue door this is the reason why. So popular that there are queues out the door every weekend. If you’re lucky enough to get in, it’s totally worth the wait.

I went for the classic farmhouse hash with sausage, bacon, beans, onions and mushrooms.

If you’ve never had a hash before, it’s fried cubes of potato mixed with the other ingredients then topped with a fried egg and cheese and then grilled. It’s naughty breakfast heaven. The first time I ate this I realised that all my perfect breakfast had been missing was cheese.

The photos don’t actually do it justice for how massive it is.

The service was great, I had called ahead earlier to ask if Stanley could come and was advised that small well behaved dogs are allowed when it’s not too busy (it’s quite a small cafe so there is little room when packed out with hungry breakfast seekers).

The hash was perfecttttttt and I ate every last morsel.

The Full English is also massive and got a thumbs up from my boyfriend.

This one also made it onto my Brighton Girl best breakfasts list, you can see the full list here.

Billie’s Cafe, 34 Hampton Place, Brighton, BN1 3DD

the wee food blogger 💛

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