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The English Wine Centre

Alfriston Road, Berwick, Polegate BN26 5QS, England
+44 1323 870164
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Almost excellent in every respect

Super rooms, super evening meal, super breakfast, super people. And it comes with excellent and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul N
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Perfect weekend away

We planned this as a last minute break away for my birthday and so pleased we did. We did the wine... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Sarah M
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With 140 varieties to choose from, there’s no better place to taste and buy English wine than in our dedicated shop, with our specialists on hand to help you make the perfect selection. We always have a bottle or two open for an impromptu tasting, but you can book a tutored wine tasting too – why not treat a friend or relative with one of our vouchers for a very original gift?
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“the barn” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Alfriston Road, Berwick, Polegate BN26 5QS, England
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+44 1323 870164
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super rooms, super evening meal, super breakfast, super people. And it comes with excellent and interesting wine. Just stayed there in this heatwave we are having and the only down side was that we slept with the windows open and could therefore hear the traffic...More

Thank Paul N
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We planned this as a last minute break away for my birthday and so pleased we did. We did the wine tasting which was fantastic. Brian who was our host, was both knowledgeable and entertaining. The wine consumption was certainly value for money! We also...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Stayed Sunday to Tuesday nights, were the only residents. Staff all friendly and helpful and genuinely want you to enjoy your stay. Breakfast, though not buffet, was good quality and substantial, served at 9am. Restaurant closed on nights we stayed. Willow Suite spacious, comfortable with...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

We took members of our wine circle for a tasting and lunch. Rob the Manager reviewed the extensive range of English wines kept in the shop with remarkable recall. The wine tasting led by Brian Lockie took us skilfully through the tasting, encouraging us to...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

For a special lunch out in Sussex, the English Wine Centre (near Alfriston) is an excellent choice. I'd recommend booking for the pre-lunch tutored wine tasting. We sampled both sparkling and red wines and you can buy bottles to take home at the on-site store....More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Lovely place, food amazing. Nice relaxed atmosphere. and wine very good too, and most are not too expensive

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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

We regularly stay in Alfriston and today called in at The English Wine Centre as we have been planning to do for some time. We found it had a restaurant and As it was lunchtime we checked out the menu. Slightly too filling for lunchtime...More

Thank geowk
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

I booked a wine tasting and a la carte meal for my husbands birthday. We were met the new owner Rob, who proceeded to take us through the history of wine in Britain. He answered all our questions with knowledge and passion, with a great...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant recently. Colin great host and the meal was excellent. We chose a great wine to accompany our meal which surprisingly was from Somerset; fantastic wine that we purchased 4 bottles to take home. Had a wonderful afternoon. Thank you.

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

Serendipity indeed! We stumbled on this little gem and enjoyed an excellent meal of freshly cooked food complimented with really good wine and beer. Highly recommended!

Thank Marvin C
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