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Explorers Pizza And Pasta Buffet

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Alton Towers | Farley Lane, Alton, England
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (72 reviews)
“pepperoni” (4 reviews)
“fresh salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Alton Towers | Farley Lane, Alton, England
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times now and love it. It is good value for money and gives you the chance to rest inbetween all the rides. Unlimited pizza and drinks for £12.95 (if I remember rightly) is definitely a bargain.

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Visited for the first time. I thought as a proper buffet restaurant it will have a huge variety of food. I was a bit disappointed by the choices. They had only 2 veggie pizzas and 2 pasta dishes, a few salads and that was it....More

Thank sarkozieszti
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

If you like pasta and pizza then this is the place to lunch. Different varieties of pasta and pizza and a variety of salads. Pizzas are delicious and not the cheap variety often on offer in theme parks. Grandson had several helpings of pasta so...More

Thank stroppymare
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Been Alton towers a few times and not been to the explorers pizza and pasta buffet until today and I will definitely be coming there again . Really good price to say where it is located. Good choice of food and it is always fresh...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good and at great prices. Staff were a little few and far between but this place was packed. I certainly will be back for a 3rd visit

Thank Mathew s
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely tasty and fresh food. The pizza and pasta was replenished all the time. There was a great variety of pizza but not so much variety of pasta. The salad was also lovely and great quality. Very impressed with the food. However, the toilet facilities...More

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great food at the pizza and pasta buffet. A variety of pasta, pizza, drinks and salads in a well themed, pleasant restaurant. Plenty of choices for vegetarians too! It is reasonably priced and Merlin pass holders get 20% which makes a difference. Food was of...More

Thank Attractionlover02
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

As the path to the restaurant is closed and the sky ride not working , getting to the pizza place is a massive trek!! But we tried to find better and the rollercoaster restaurant was packed and massively over priced, and the courtyard food place...More

Thank DaveA0103
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Can't go wrong with this restaurant pizza is fab lovely selection of salads also nicest place in the park 👍

Thank elainelovesoliver
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is a must, great food for the pizza lovers at Alton towers not to expensive either ..Right in the middle of the park central to everything.

Thank lez w
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20 April 2017|
Response from DaveA0103 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it was £12.95 and adult and under 11 years £7.95 I think? With annual pass discount it was just over £10?
3 September 2016|
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Response from Lesley W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They close early all apart from the roller coaster Resturant. That place is well worth a visit. I hope this was of help. 🙂
30 April 2016|
Response from Beediner | Reviewed this property |
It was £12.50 and an extra £2.50 to change the soft drink to a beer!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alton Towers | Farley Lane, Alton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
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