We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Chestnuts

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
+44 1323 870959
Today
10:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 108: English reviews
Level Contributor
29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great jacket pot with tuna & cheese lovely latte. Yummie. 😋 Lovely friendly owners helpful accommodating. Veggie options look great will be returning to try you again with my friends soon.

Helpful?
Thank bluebelle17
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has just got,to be a he nicest place to go for tea and cake!! The service and welcome is 2nd to none and the cakes are all homemade. What a mouth watering selection there is too! One of my daughters had homemade scone and jam and the jam was also homemade what a very pleasant surprise. Also there were... More 

Helpful?
Thank steviethebest
Eastbourne
Level Contributor
44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for the first time and enjoyed the food. Good value, nicely presented lunch. Good coffee too. Cosy with very pleasant staff. And, above all, dog-friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Harry4Sammy
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Took my partner for a cream tea. Luckily they provide doggy bags, as ample food and we didn't manage it in one sitting. Their scones are still the best I have ever had and I have tried a few!

Helpful?
Thank Ellathegerman
Island of Malta, Malta
Level Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Homemade Scones, jam, clotted cream all washed down with a perfect pot of Earl Grey on a cold winter weekend afternoon. All absolutely delicious and served by friendly staff. There was even small trivia cards on the table to have some fun with whilst soaking up this quaint little tea rooms atmosphere. Alfriston itself was also charming to walk around... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mach67uk
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I've had cream teas all over the country and can honestly say I've had my best yet here!the scone was home made and freshly baked.served with clotted cream and the best home made blackberry jam I've ever tasted.superb!!

Helpful?
Thank milo099
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

very disappointed in the ploughman i ordered at £7.50. 2 slices of 'cheap' plastic ham and a slice of parma ham(the waitress asked if i would like, but i didnt want, so a piece of brie was offered instead). and an apple was sliced and fanned to fill the plate. she then told me when it was served if i... More 

Helpful?
Thank kaz517
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Had a lovely smoked salmon sandwich followed by cream tea and delicious home made lemon drizzle cake. Coffee and pots of tea also lovely. Very pleasant staff and young waitress. Great (and unusual) 60's music much to my choice being quietly played Loved it all, so well done to the owners. Friends also advised they do a great full English... More 

Helpful?
Thank DavidNormanS
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely warm welcome even for our dog. The drinks and cakes were excellent - all homemade and simply delicious. Atmosphere was lovely too. Our only negative was service was very slow, the food took a long time to come after our drinks had been served, however standard was so good it was worth waiting for! We were told a hot... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jane D
Alfriston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lovely,cosy little tea rooms.run by a very nice couple.Good value,nice afternoon tea,scones,cakes etc

Helpful?
Thank john n

Travellers who viewed Chestnuts also viewed

 
Alfriston, East Sussex
 

Been to Chestnuts? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870959

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chestnuts staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?