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The Courtyard

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd never been to Rotherfield and needed somewhere to have coffee and breakfast before my drive back to Dorset. I stumbled across this in the middle of the village and what a gem. I received a very warm and personal welcome from the proprietors and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SurreyStevieB
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Lovely home prepared food. Good service very friendly people. Good value for money. Made us feel very welcome.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Swimit
Anne E, Owner at The Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. So pleased you enjoyed your visit to us and hope to see you at The Coutyard again soon.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I love coming to the courtyard the service is great and the staff are lovely the atmosphere is quaint and cosy. Food is really good too. I love coming for breakfast but also lunch is nice too.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ellieb994
Anne E, Owner at The Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi Ellie, thank you so much for your kind words about The Courtyard. We love running the cafe and we have a great, hardworking team, so it is always good when we can pass on such lovely comments as yours. We really appreciate you taking...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Just wanted to say a big thank you to Anne and Blossom for making my in-laws recent Diamond Wedding celebrations so special. From the planning stage, the excellent food and service delivery we couldn't have asked for more.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank simpsonss12
Anne E, Owner at The Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review - we really appreciate it. We are delighted that after all the time and care you put into the planning, your in-laws enjoyed their special celebrations so much. We hope to see you again at...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

There aren't many places to eat in Rotherfield so if you want a cafe you are stuck with The Courtyard. The surroundings are pleasant enough but the food was very average. Except, that is, for the potato wedges which were inedible - undercooked, hard in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Robert V
Anne E, Owner at The Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hello Robert I am the owner of The Courtyard and I have obviously read and given considerable thought to your review. As you can see from other reviews here and on our Facebook page, criticisms such as yours are very rare and we take them...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have been here many times over the past couple of years and each time have enjoyed it. There is always a very warm friendly welcome, and in the winter a cosy log burning stove warms you. There is a good selection of cakes and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Hilcw
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I stopped just before Christmas for a quick snack and some tea. We had delicious homemade scones and my partner had a pot of tea from which he comfortably got two cups. The staff were warm and friendly, the environment was charming...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Becky S
Anne E, Owner at The Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your experience with us at The Courtyard. We are a small, family business and it is very important to us that our customers are happy with the service that we provide....More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

We stopped here for coffee and were not disappointed. Excellent coffee and some of the best shortbread that I've had for a long time. The food that others were eating while we were there appeared be very good as well. We will certainly return and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank RichardJ159
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch. The menu wasn't vast but the food was tasty. Very busy so had to wait for a table. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were a party of four and reserved a table for 12.30pm. I was very pleasantly surprised at the warm welcome and the great atmosphere - plenty of buzz. And you could tell that this was the place the locals loved. The menu was varied...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank jvegetariano
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There is a car park 50 yards away on the same side of the street
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