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Chestnuts Tea Rooms

8 High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
+44 1323 870959
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly waitress (proprietor perhaps). Selection of old books and guides to leaf through while you’re there is a nice touch. Extensive menu with dangerously tempting selection of freshly baked cake.

Thank ellis-bell_1847
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not find anywhere in Alfriston which offered a simple toasted teacake and tea..until we found Chestnuts. There was a good choice of delicious looking home-made sponge cakes and my husband plumped for Guiness Chocolate. My teacake was yummy with lashings of butter. Full cream...More

Thank seasonedpunter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know what happened, but after a lovely lunch of pea, courgette and mint soup, savory scone and half of a slice of Walnut cake, I was totally satiated and in a good mood. I think the food is prepared with love, care and...More

Thank VisitingfromLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was trying to find somewhere for afternoon tea and cream tea. I wanted somewhere special to take my Mum and 101 year old Nana. After booking a table this morning, I advised that my Nana could not walk very far. The gentleman who owns...More

Thank heatherellen2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly (and dog friendly). Old fashioned home made cakes, tea cosies etc with lots of choices for special dietary requirements. I had home made muffins with melted cheese on top & chocolate cake with assam tea. All very good.

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find!!! Lovely little tea rooms with trivia games on the table which were great entertainment!!! Bookshelves stocked with loads of books for you to enjoy too and even borrow. Lovely welcoming service with a smile. We had afternoon tea including 1 gluten free...More

Thank kalapav
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed afternoon tea here today, welcome was friendly, it was nice to be able to choose what sandwiches we would like and also our scone which cake with lots of cream and a pot of jam, then we got to choose what cake we...More

Thank angelafarrance
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Had a lovely lunch in a quaint village tea room, service was great and food was very nice. definatly one to pop into if you are in Alfriston

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A lovely tea toom. We bought a groupon voucher and enjoyed a loveyl tea of sandwiches, scones and cake. You can choose your own sandwich and cake all very tasty and nicely presented.

Thank Lynn461
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Whilst on a coach tour we visited the village of Alfriston. After a good look round and time spent on the Tye, we were in need of refreshments. We found Chestnuts, quite small with a few tables, but then again it’s a small village. We...More

Thank John1538
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870959
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