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Explorers Pizza And Pasta Buffet

Alton Towers | Farley Lane, Alton, England
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (72 reviews)
“pepperoni” (4 reviews)
“fresh salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Alton Towers | Farley Lane, Alton, England
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with my husband. I was apprehensive as I wasn't sure what I'd be able to eat from here. The staff were very friendly and when told I am a vegan a member of staff came over to discuss my requirements. I...More

1  Thank StephDMac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and was disappointed wasps kept attacking us on our table and the food wasn't replenished fast enough and was cold

1  Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat food was hot and delicious the coleslaw was lovely and fresh salad eat as much as u want and top drinks up as much as u want can't go wrong highly recommend staff friendly and efficient 2

1  Thank Dee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK so we maybe lucked out in that we didn't have to wait too long to be seated (once we were seated and enjoying our food we noticed the queue was outside the door and halfway across the courtyard at points. OK, so this isn't...More

Thank caroloha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch whilst at alton towers. Was a good choice, not busy, loads of pizza choice, good toppings, regularly replenished and hot. Salad bar was nice. I could only find one pasta dish (pasta bolognaise) but it was nice. All you can eat...More

Thank mjh123
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Managed to time this meal just right. We got the 4 of us seated no problem at all. I did notice on our way out that there was a queue out the door so perhaps an earlier lunch break is needed, which is what we...More

Thank lankylegs34
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Good selection of freshly cooked pizza and pasta good fresh salad-quick service - awful toilets- but food and service was good

Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Expect long queues at times. Food is what you'd expect from a "3 for £10" kind of pizza place. The pasta is the highlight, especially the mac & cheese. Also try the chef's special pizza for something different. It was Hot Dog & pineapple pizza...More

Thank PkmnTrainerJ
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Just like pizza hut buffet. The food was good, lots to choose from and very fast service. We were in a party of 6 and we all enjoyed it. Very satisfying and very good value. If you have merlin passes you get discount so well...More

Thank Alice E
Reviewed 3 August 2017

By far the best value for money place to eat at Alton Towers. Great fresh pizza and pasta been constantly served and the salad bars where fresh, tidy and well stocked up. The place was clean and the staff where great. Probably the best pizza...More

Thank Eve C
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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
Response from DaveA0103 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it was £12.95 and adult and under 11 years £7.95 I think? With annual pass discount it was just over £10?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Lesley W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They close early all apart from the roller coaster Resturant. That place is well worth a visit. I hope this was of help. 🙂
1 May 2016|
Response from Beediner | Reviewed this property |
It was £12.50 and an extra £2.50 to change the soft drink to a beer!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alton Towers | Farley Lane, Alton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
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