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The Pavilion Cafe - CLOSED

Chequer Mead Community Arts Center, East Grinstead RH19 3BS, England
+44 1342 324860
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good0%
  • Average39%
  • Poor37%
  • Terrible12%
23 Mar 2016
“A favourite cafe”
9 May 2015
“Disappointing”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Chequer Mead Community Arts Center, East Grinstead RH19 3BS, England
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Open nearly all day, and sometimes into the early evening, this cafe/restaurant is for everyone. A nice place for families or just a quiet place for a pot of tea. It's hidden away from the main shops but once you've found it, you'll go back.

Thank RCFletcher
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Service was very indifferent. Sat outside, table needed cleaning. Had to ask for it to be cleaned. Was reluctantly given a couple of napkins for us to do ourselves! Soup tasteless, sandwich and salad uninspiring. Such a shame as previous owners gave super service and...More

1  Thank footlands
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Popped in to have a coffee. Service behind the bar area was a bit hit and miss and it took a while to get served. There were a couple of people eating but I cannot comment on the food. Eventually my coffee came out but...More

Thank karen b
Reviewed 12 December 2014

A very poor experience. Sandwiches a sorry sight. Cooked food even more sorry. A lovely waitress but I have to say the owner who is on site is a real let down, like the food. Plenty of cafes in East Grinstead. Do yourself a favour...More

1  Thank peapodSussex
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The cafe-restaurant at the theatre used to be one of the very best in town. The food used to be excellent and of good quality. Since the new ownership, standards have plummeted. It is now like limited pub grub.

Thank Clive C
Reviewed 11 June 2014

This used to be a fantastic venue to have a light lunch. Food was cooked onsite and was for the main, very good. But OMG, there's a new management team in and the majority of food looks and tastes bland; gives all the impression of...More

Thank Christines_Friend
Peejay1967, Manager at The Pavilion Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2014

Im sorry to hear you werent happy with the food at Chequer Mead. I will pass on your comments to them. The Pavilion Cafe is separately managed and so whilst we manage the centre as a whole they are responsible for teh day to day...More

Reviewed 16 April 2014

the café/bistro was taken over some time ago but sadly the quality nose dived. We were very disappointed and haven't been back since.

Thank Philippa K
Reviewed 5 February 2014

This was my first visit to chequer mead since the previous owners left ,when we arrived we wasn't sure if they were open as we didn't see any staff for at least 5 minutes,but eventually someone appeared. We ordered 2 lattes ,1 scampi & chips...More

Thank CHRIS5353
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  • Address: Chequer Mead Community Arts Center, East Grinstead RH19 3BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  East Grinstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 324860
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