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The Nook Rustic Cafe

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1 High Street, Battle TN33 0AE, England
+44 1424 772314
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and have to say it never disappoints! Amazing building, lovely staff and wonderful food! The scones are always fab, I also tried the pie this time which was wonderful! Such a find with this place and you'd be a fool to miss out

Thank CassDavies
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A beautiful old rustic cafe with roaring fires and attentive staff who know can tell you about the intriguing history. Very unique place. Lovely scones!

Thank Sabrina W
Heywood, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is right next to the abbey and battlefield and whilst visiting a village enriched with history, it seemed a crime not to eat here. We had a lovely late lunch, Scrumpets:- Crumpets with bacon and cheese on, the only problem is they were so nice, my husband would like his crumpets cooked this way at home now. They had... More 

1 Thank TheBrandts
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19 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This used to be a lovely place so I'm told which is why we went there. Oh dear. The place was unfriendly, matching the surly staff accompanied by an uninspiring menu.

Thank Pipkin P
Peak District, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Well you can't really get a better spot than right outside the battleground of the Battle of Hastings can you but quite often you find that such eateries only go through the motions and rely on easy footfall. Not with The Pilgrim; quaint and with good service and food all at a good price... you really can't go wrong!

Thank Colin1965
Bolton, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped for lunch whilst visiting Battle Abbey and the battlefields , we also had a wander around the old Town of Battle . We had tomato & basil soup followed by a delicious cake for a lovely light lunch.

Thank Phil570
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The tea and scones were awesome. They warm the scone just so and the butter and cream spreads nicely. The service was very attentive especially when you considered how busy it is. We sat in a nice tranquil garden, and if I didn't have other commitments could of stayed a lot longer.

Thank Shoey84
Tenterden, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Visited yesterday (07/09/16) for an afternoon Tea. The building is well known to me so I took my husband and a friend there as they love old timber buildings. They were not disappointed and agreed that the place is amazing. However, we then ordered Tea - 2 rounds of sandwiches and 3 fruit scones with cream and jam. They duly... More 

Thank sgr2010
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stopped off for coffee before going into the Abbey grounds and sat in the delightful little garden at the front. Went back for lunch after our visit and shared a Hungry Monk ploughmans which consisted of a piece of raised chicken/ham/pork/sausage meat pie, ham, cheese (which had been left off but was brought out as soon as I asked) salad,... More 

Thank DebJS2
Northampton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

After a long journey we were keen to eat and really liked the look of The Pilgrims Rest. Unfortunately it was a dull and rainy day, otherwise we would have chosen to sit in the pretty garden. I have read some of the previous comments and find it difficult to believe that we all visited the same place! None of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street, Battle TN33 0AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 772314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?