Hello Kitty cafe near London: The closest spot capital fans to travel to

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Londoners don't have to travel too far from the capital for a Hello Kitty themed coffee.

While the London Somerset House Hello Kitty cafe is no longer open, there is another spot fans can head to which is a short train ride away.

London Hello Kitty fans were treated to a themed spot in the capital earlier this year as Somerset House opened a cafe inspired by the beloved feline figure in conjunction with its CUTE exhibition.

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The spot which was presented by retailer ARTBOX has now closed following the end of the exhibition which also spotlighted the cartoon icon ahead of its 50th anniversary next year.

While there is no longer a Hello Kitty cafe in the capital, there is a permanent one that is just an hour train ride away from the city, in Brighton.

Here’s everything Londoners need to know including how to get there and what’s on its menu. 

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How to get to the Brighton Hello Kitty cafe from London

The quickest train journey from London to Brighton is from Victoria station. The journey via Southern Railway takes just under an hour. Alternatively, Blackfriars station also has services to Brighton which are just over an hour.

What's on the menu at the Brighton Hello Kitty cafe?

The themed spot has an assortment of drinks and foods inspired by Sanrio characters. As explained on its website some of its menu items include ice cream, hot chocolate, coffee, a range of hand blended specialty teas, chai latte, matcha latte, refreshing mocktails, popping bubble ice tea, and fresh milkshakes made from our ice creams.

Fans can get a sneak peak at some of the themed offerings on the cafe’s Instagram page.

Full opening times for the Brighton Hello Kitty cafe

  • Monday to Friday -11am - 6pm
  • Saturday - 10.30am - 7pm
  • Sunday - 11am - 6pm

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