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High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TD, England
01323 871199
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast....

Nice breakfast, bit pricey for what it was, but generally nice enough. Had a good hour & half sat here drinking & chatting with no real pressure to leave. Staff not particularly friendly & welcoming but think that just might be their way...they weren't horrible either on the flip side.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Aghowe
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  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Nice breakfast, bit pricey for what it was, but generally nice enough. Had a good hour & half sat here drinking & chatting with no real pressure to leave. Staff not particularly friendly & welcoming but think that just might be their way...they weren't horrible either on the flip side.

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Godalming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We sat outside this lovely old building and enjoyed a superb cooked breakfast served by friendly efficient staff. The whole experience was enhanced for us by the sunshine, church bells and being able to walk out of the back gate and enjoy a great rural stroll down the Cuckmere towards the sea, over a footbridge and return to Alfriston on... More 

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Horsham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Sat in the garden at the back of the café / restaurant on a hot summer's afternoon. Lovely view of the church and green, idyllic in fact, I'd say. We had tea, coffee, a scone with jam and cream, and an antipasti plate. The last of these, in particular, was exceptional. Lots of different elements (see picture) and was tasty... More 

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Betchworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Coffee time arrived at Alfriston and right across the green from the church is the Moonrakers. The cream tea was as good as Devon serves up if not with a little quantity. The scones are really good and the coffee of good quality with a very good taste. I had enough cream and stawberry jam for two people, great.We will... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a wander around Alfriston bank holiday Monday as it was a lovely sunny day. Stopped at Moonrakers and sat in the back patio overlooking the green and the beautiful church. I had the cooked breakfast and my partner had the cream tea. Both were lovely. The young man who served us was extremely friendly and efficient. We live... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had afternoon tea in here after an 8 mile walk around the Cuckmere Valley, and the food was delicious, and with really friendly staff.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Much more than a tea room, they also do breakfasts and evening meals in the summer season which we look forward to trying, but popped in for a cream tea today, which can only be described as lovely,with a nice ambience and friendly owners. Oh and gorgeous views from the garden

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Mallorca
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I wouldn't even step foot through the door, view or not, judging by the signage. Common and tacky. It's got a wif of botch job to it, like we don't care what it looks like we will rely on the view and the building. Looks like they buy pizza from Iceland and call it a tea room. God help us.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Very pleasant service. Teapot and china cups and great scones. My daughter loved the victoria sponge. Worth your while to visit

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Was impressed with the vegan and gluten free options marked on the menu. Could value food, and a lovely view of the church from the garden. Friendly staff- far less rpetentious than other venues nearby!

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Address: High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TD, England
Phone Number: 01323 871199
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: 01323 871199

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

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