Tea rooms at Chestnuts of Alfriston

Chestnuts Tea Rooms

Chestnut’s is a traditional English Tea Rooms located in the heart of a beautiful country village where you can sit in comfort and enjoy a variety of delicious homemade cakes and lite bites in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Mary and Malcolm offer a wide range of tasty home-cooked meals, savoury and sweet snacks as well as home-made cakes and scones all of which are freshly prepared and, where possible, use local ingredients. Gluten and Dairy free options are always available. These are accompanied by a choice of specialist teas, coffees, herbal and fruit infusions, soft drinks and fruit juices, some of which are sourced locally. We also provide a wide selection of books in our Tea Rooms which customers are very welcome to read whilst eating or drinking in the Tea Room or to borrow upon request.

We aim to cater for all tastes and requirements and always offer a selection of gluten free cakes, scones and light bites. If you have any other dietary requirements then just let us know and we’ll aim to accommodate your needs.

 

We also offer a Two Course Roast Meal on the first Sunday of each month.
Our Freshly Home Cooked Roast and Dessert is served at either the 12.30 or 1.30 sitting.
Booking is strongly advised to ensure a table at the sitting of your choice!

Our Next Roast is on Sunday 3rd December. Book now, limited spaces available

Roast Menu

Roast Gammon (Gluten free)
with Parsley Sauce
OR
Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing (Gluten free)
and Cranberry Sauce
OR
Brazil Nut Loaf (V) (Gluten free)

All served with: Roast Potatoes, a selection of Fresh Vegetables and Gravy (Gluten free)

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Chocolate Torte (Gluten Free)
Served with Fresh Cream
OR
Raspberry Sherry Trifle
OR
Lychee and Passion fruit Pavlova (Gluten free)
Served with Raspberry Coulis

Two courses: Adults: £13.50 Small Adult Portion: £10.95   Children (under 10): £8.50

(Customers may bring their own wine/beer to enjoy with their meal. Wine glasses provided.)

We are open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:30 to 17:00
Sunday 10:30 – 16:30
Monday – Closed.

We will be closed on Thursday 14th December for the funeral of our dear friend Veronica. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes.

Tea Rooms Menu


Savoury Options

Dishes of the Day are on the Specials Board and change regularly
Soup of the Day(V) served with a Savoury Scone or Brown, White or Gluten Free Roll £4.25
A range of freshly prepared Sandwiches on Brown, White or Gluten Free Bread £2.95 – £3.95
A range of freshly prepared Hot Panini £4.25
Cheese, Ham or Mushroom Omelette served with a fresh salad £6.00
Poached, Fried or Boiled Eggs served with Brown, White or Gluten Free Toast £2.75 for one egg; £4.50 for two
Scrambled Egg and Smoked Salmon on Brown, White or Gluten Free Toast £5.95
Eggs Benedict(Two Poached Eggs on Smoked Ham served on a Toasted Muffin topped with a Hollandaise Sauce) £6.50
Eggs Royale(Two Poached Eggs on Smoked Salmon served on a Toasted Muffin topped with a Hollandaise Sauce) £6.50
Eggs Florentine (Two Poached Eggs on Spinach served on a Toasted Muffin topped with a Hollandaise Sauce) £5.95
Ploughman’s – Cheese or Cold Meat served with Warm Roll, Salad, Fruit, Chutney and a Pickled Egg/Onion £7.50
Chestnuts’ Savoury Cream Tea – A Home-made Cheese & Oregano. Sundried Tomato & Black Olive or Gluten Free Cheese Scone, served with Cream Cheese, Chutney/Relish and a pot of Tea or Cafetiere of Coffee £3.75 for one scone or £5.50 for two

Sweet Options

Two Toasted Crumpets/A Toasted Muffin/A Toasted Teacake with butter £1.80
Two Toasted Crumpets/A Toasted Muffin/A Toasted Teacake with butter and jam £2.20
A choice of Plain or Fruit Scone with butter & jam/with jam & clotted cream £1.80/£2.30
Chestnuts’ Cream Tea – A Home-made Plain. Fruit or Gluten Free Scone, served with Jam, Clotted Cream and a pot of Tea or Cafetiere of Coffee £3.75 for one scone or £5.50 for two
Chestnuts’ Afternoon Tea – A Freshly prepared Sandwich of Choice, A Plain, Fruit or Gluten Free Scone with Jam and Clotted Cream and a Cake from the Cake Board served with a Pot of Tea or Cafetiere of Coffee £8.95
For our daily selection of delicious Home-Made Cakes (including gluten and dairy free options), please see our blackboard


We have an extensive range of hot and cold drinks to accompany the above.


(Please make us aware of any intolerances or allergies before ordering and we will advise on suitable options. We can also cater for a variety of dietary needs with prior warning, including dairy-free cream teas!)