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“Restaurant gone, such a loss!”
Review of Cuckoo Restaurant - CLOSED

Cuckoo Restaurant
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Sussex.UK
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Restaurant gone, such a loss!”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

This was a wonderful little restaurant! Fabulous food, and such a lovely place! Great shock to find it gone as had become a regular favourite for us for special meal. I hope the owner Toby resurfaces somewhere elsewhere we can go! Sad demise of a great place.

  • Visited April 2013
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8 Thank Audrey S
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  • English first
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English first
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Tiny restaurant, delicious food”
Reviewed July 20, 2013

I have had lunch and dinner here in the past couple of years and enjoyed both very much. Most recently was a pre-Christmas lunch with a friend.
The room is small but tables aren't too close together so there is a cosy atmosphere.
The menu is reassuringly short, about 6 choices per course, but with good vegetarian choices as starters and mains. Ingredients are fresh and seasonal. The fixed price of £19 for 2 courses and £24 for 3 seems reasonable.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank toasty754
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The way it should be”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

After our previous disastrous night out which compelled my one, and only review, we were contacted by Toby from the restaurant and offered a heart felt apology and a return visit – on the house.

We of course took up this fantastic offer and returned back the other night.

With great delight we found the Cuckoo was back on form and we had a lovely meal and thanks to Toby's hard work and impeccable service.

Its good to see that there are some business's in this country that can take a bad review and flip it around in their favour, I wish there were more of them around. The Cuckoo and Toby deserve to succeed and clearly demonstrate – sometimes you have a bad night, who doesn't? But with a bit of hard work and business savvy you can turn a negative into a positive.

Well done guys......

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Jason F
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Birthday celebration”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Visited this delightful restaurant on 11th May 2013 to celebrate my birthday. A party of 11 we all enjoyed our food which was delicious and reasonably priced. The staff were attentive and Toby was very helpul, friendly and accommodating. We all said that we woul visit this restaurant again an soon.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Ian130566
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Sussex
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food in a wonderful setting”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Visited for a friends birthday dinner. 11 of us private room upstairs in a wonderful old cottage in heart of village. Great food well cooked substantial portion sizes wine reasonably priced

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank LeisureDayz
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