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Swiss Cottage

34, Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TD, England
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Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 4, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lancing, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We use to go here every other week, but not been there now for 6 months, getting tired of 1.5hr waits for the same food (typical for franchise pub having no change in menu) which was usually wrong, cold or burnt. I'm not picky, I eat at Wetherspoons for heavens sake, despite working in one years ago. But, I would... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

took my family out for dinner as it was my birthday there were 17 of us including some children we all had different things from menu although there were a lot of us we did not have to wait long for our meals every one said what a lovely meal they had and how prompt they were with meals we... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

service is shocking! constant swearing and shouting form the kitchen and the food looks like it had just come out the microwave - literally tasted like rubber. the swiss used to be great and has a lovely garden and pond - they really need to up there game as they have the potential to be a decent pub

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our last visit to "the swiss"was 2-3 years ago and was absolutely horrendous,we had been told though that there had been a big improvement with food standards and service - what a difference !!!!!!!!!!. Although this is part of the Fayre & Square chain which is not exactly gourmet food,both of our meals were excellently cooked,piping hot and exactly what... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Popped in on a Sunday decided to sit outside with puppy. . Had the cod father meal... young waiter walked by could see I wasn't eating it. ..straight away asked if it was ok.. im not a person to complain but said it didn't taste right. .. in an instant can we get you something else madam... took the meal... More

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Portslade, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Came here with some work friends a few weeks back as it was my leaving meal . We had heard some bad things about the place but decided to persevere . We went in a friday evening , the place was deserted, we were served quickly and efficiently and had lovely banter with the waiter! It was reasonably priced and... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Been here a few times and for the prices, I think the food is very good - standard pub grub but always nice and well cooked. Service is always good and in the summer its great to sit out by their big lake and watch the ducks.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We went to the Swiss Cottage in Shoreham. Lovely lake and ducks and other feathered friends to look at. Very nice meals, service a bit slower than in the past.Friendly staff and worth a visit.Meals well priced.Summertime great things for children to play on in the large garden. All in all nice pub.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

To wait 40 minute for you food is fine as we were told that it could be that long as it was busy. So we waited and chatting at the table with our drinks and we see a meal like what we ordered go outside to garden area and come back in and back in to the kitchen. Ok you... More

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Spirit P, Guest Relations Manager at Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Krisskriss2014 Thank for taking the time to provide us with your review. I would like to apologise that we failed to meet your expectations at the Swiss Cottage with regards to the service you received. I can confirm that I have passed on your concerns to the management team who would like to investigate your feedback. We have sent... More

Horsham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Visited with a group. Food was excellent and at a great price. However, instant coffee from a sachet at £2.25 a cup was over-priced. Windows in need of a good clean. Paint work on dorrs and in corridor to toilets was very grubby & worn - a definite need for a repaint.

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Spirit P, Guest Relations Manager at Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Dear BazzerWestSussex Thank for taking the time to provide us with your review. I would like to apologise that we failed to meet your expectations at the Swiss Cottage in regards to the service you received. I can confirm that I have passed on your concerns to the management team who would like to investigate your feedback. We have sent... More

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