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Moonrakers

High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TD, England
+44 1323 871199
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (4 reviews)
“village green” (4 reviews)
“lovely view” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Cafe
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TD, England
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous place this is. Having visited other nearby places in the past, we've visited Moonrakers a few times now. We like visiting Moonrakers because for us it ticks all the boxes. It's the friendly service, and atmosphere. Good quality home-made food, and an...More

1  Thank Sidetops
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a coffee and lasagne. Good value at £7.45 and coffees under £2.50. Lovely garden with brilliant views to the church in Alfriston. Recently taken over by new owner. Very friendly service.

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Moonrakers is now under new ownership and it shows. The inside is spotless and welcoming, the garden has been tamed and now enjoys one of the most beautiful views in the village onto the Tye. Just had our first breakfast there and it hit the...More

1  Thank njwukofgb
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Have been by this venue several times over the last six weeks, but can report that I have not seen it open once. There is now an abandonned atmosphere about the place. Looking back : This was several years ago (middle to late Noughties) a...More

3  Thank WalkLeader
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The lady who served us was extremely curt and unfriendly. The cake and coffee was very average. Perhaps they had taken the Dickensian spirit too literally! Very little atmosphere. Frankly the fabulous venue is wasted on the staff and management. Don't bother going!!

1  Thank beachcomber187055
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Many years ago Moonrakers was a charming little restaurant with a great menu and friendly staff. How things have changed. Food very average and hugely overpriced. But worst of all was the service. The sour faced waitress couldn't even be bothered to cross the room...More

2  Thank 72foodie2016
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We sat in the pretty courtyard style garden to have a light lunch. Sandwiches were ok but pricey considering there wasn't even an accompanying garnish on the side. But what will prevent us from returning was the unsmiling staff who, given we were the only...More

1  Thank Suethesightseer
Reviewed 10 October 2016

food very average and did not reflect the cost, waitress didn't appear to want to be there. I would suggest you look elsewhere.

1  Thank Laurence G
Reviewed 29 August 2016

£5.50 for a sandwich I could have made better myself! Limp bread, cheap ham and a plate that barely allowed room for the sandwich itself. When we politely offered feedback we were told 'you won't get cheaper around here you know'. I looked on the...More

3  Thank JamesJoBillySam
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was attracted to Moonrakers from the back of the property where the sunny little tea garden has a perfect position overlooking the beautiful village green and church. A perfect spot. But that's where the attraction ended! Once in the garden it was obvious that...More

2  Thank Sue C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Alfriston BN26 5TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 871199
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