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Swiss Cottage

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34, Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TD, England
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  • 21
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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
fish and chips for mother's day

food came very quickly, service was attentive, portions were plentiful, but food was tasteless. I had fish and chips. the fish was unremarkable, so was the batter. the chips were fine for some tastes, big chunky, but I prefer mine a bit crisper, a bit thinner. You can't please all the people all... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hove
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

food came very quickly, service was attentive, portions were plentiful, but food was tasteless. I had fish and chips. the fish was unremarkable, so was the batter. the chips were fine for some tastes, big chunky, but I prefer mine a bit crisper, a bit thinner. You can't please all the people all the time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

It wasn't a very busy evening and me and my girls decided to go and get some food from swiss cottage and it was all fine and the food came quick and then 2 of my friends ordered Ice cream which then took nearly 45 mins to come out , so I went up to find out where it was... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

What can i say? This place holds a lot of memories for me, not just because it happens to be situated on a road a grew up on, but also because i went into labour with my daughter here. I have been visiting the establishment for many years since. It caters for all types of situations from family gatherings to... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After previously checking that the food and venue would be ok,we booked here for my Mum's 90th birthday party with a family group of 12 people including very young children. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We ordered mains and desserts and they all arrived at our table promptly and well-cooked. The meal was a great success and was... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I'm struggling to find something nice to say about Swiss Cottage but it has a large garden with ducks and a playground for the kids and if the local model boat club are out you can look at them sailing their little boats which is pleasant. There is a selection of uninspiring alcohols some of which are cheap, the staff... More 

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Toulouse, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I was surprised at how much we all enjoyed our lunch actually! I thought at first that it looked like a fast food place without much flair, but we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were helpful getting two wheelchairs organised and were friendly and nice. We had several starters and mains, with The Codfather being a real highlight. They were... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very friendly and welcoming staff Pleasant atmosphere,whether you go lunch time or evenings. They have model boats sailing on a Thursday and Sunday in the lake/pond outside in the garden. Food cooked to,order so very fresh.

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Brighton
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

After a bad visit in October lots of issues New management food fresh hot and plentiful staff very friendly good value for money

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We visit at least once a week and would say it was our local . The staff are lovely ,very friendly and helpful,the food varies depending on the chef that cooks it ,I think,as sometimes it's faultless but other times not so good but adequate. It is very reasonable for both food and drinks. I personally would like to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We love going to the swiss,they have really upped their game.No complaints about the food either.They are understaffed when busy but they do a good job rushing around.They queue can be horrendous when ordering,they need to have a seperate order point for drinks only.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34, Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shoreham-by-Sea

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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