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Tim and Amal at FilFil Cafe, Brighton
“FALAFEL might be a vegetarian’s favourite in England but in the Arab world it’s a time-honoured tradition. It is thought to have begun in Egpyt as a replacement for meat during Lent.
Now every country with an Arabic population swears by the fast food, which mixes chickpeas with spices, as a cheap and quick fill.” – Excerpt from The Argus, 3 May, 2013

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Amal and Tim Cashin, FilFil’s owners, hosted the opening party on Wednesday evening, 24 April, and welcomed many of their fellow North Laine traders, plus friends and family. Falafel was cooked-to-order and served up hot in pita bread topped with delicious crunchy salad.

Guests commented on the ‘deliciously, fresh falafel’, the ‘lively and friendly atmosphere’ and the ‘lovely interior with funky woodwork’.

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FilFil Loyalty Card

Loyalty CardWe’ll stamp your card every time you buy a falafel meal. Collect 10 stamps and receive 1 FREE falafel meal**
For a limited time we’re offering 2 FREE stamps on our loyalty cards.
Loyalty card available from FilFil, just ask the team next time you’re in.

** Terms & Conditions Apply. One free falafel meal includes five falafel in a pita or wrap, accompanied by salads and sauces of your choice. FilFil reserve the right to withdraw this offer at anytime.