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Aldeia Restaurant

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6 Hartfield Road, Forest Row RH18 5DN, England
+44 1342 823521
Today
18:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I have to be honest, I brought friends here based on my first experience which was excellent. This time was a different story... I ordered the same dish, vegetarian carbonara and was very disappointed. The pasta was under cooked. The sauce tasted different and not in a good way. It wasn't as creamy and "winey" and flavourful as the first... More 

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Thank Elizabeth C
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127 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good and tasty, we all had steaks which were excellent and well cooked. The lighting is a bit bright and they could do with candles on the tables for atmosphere. Mistake with the bill that was quickly corrected, so overall a very good visit.

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Thank Trevor M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heard good things about this Portuguese restaurant and glad to see our office Christmas do was there. There was 15 of us and we all decided to have the party special starter. This was amazing the dishes were ham, pate, toast, prawns, sardines, whitebait, calamari and garlic mushrooms there were other options for starters consisting of all of the above... More 

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Thank Mark C
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Came here based on a family recommendation expecting something exceptional. The steaks we ordered were well cooked and tasted delicious. However, the desert and starter menu was uninspiring and unimaginative. It was a cold night and I don't think they had the heating on as our legs and feet were very cold. The waiting staff were not very welcoming but... More 

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Thank NXW
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have been a regular at Aldeia for a number of years and it feels like the Algarve in Sussex. The menu is traditionally Portuguese as is the atmosphere- not haute cuisine but a lovely local restaurant with honest food and generous portions

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Thank Malcolm C
Brussels, Belgium
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Came with entire family , got a large table and the evening was fantastic. 3 great vegetarian dishes (veg carbonara, veg lasagna), good steaks (chef tend to over cook so be careful). Had also great cheesecake and chocolate ice cream. Service is superb (kind but helpful). Recommend!!!

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Thank geulabr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We just had dinner here and it was the best food we've had in Forest Row! We arrived about 6:30 and were the first ones there. Service was good, it did take awhile to get our food, but the chef is back there making it all by scratch! Anyway, completely worth the wait, I had the vegetable carbonara and my... More 

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Thank Elizabeth C
London
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Having learned of the Aldeia Restaurant through TripAdvisor, we booked a table a few weeks in advance via the restaurant's online enquiry facility. However, we had not heard whether a reservation had been made, as no one had responded to the request for a table. We contacted the restaurant the day before dining and, fortunately, discovered that a table had... More 

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Thank Londinium741
Sussex, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

saturday evening with a fellow couple. chicken piri piri, aldeia chicken, grilled squid and roasted cod plus a side order of vegetables. simply cooked, but good subtle flavours. 2 bottles of Portuguese wine (red & white) - very good too. £89 all in which I thought was good value. Grace, the waitress, provided excellent service too and was very informative... More 

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curlykate1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We love Aldeia and recently when asked out for dinner by family, we leapt at the chance to eat here again! I had calamari to start and lasagne for main which was perfect! we love the food, atmosphere and service. We would definitely return and recommend to everyone!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Hartfield Road, Forest Row RH18 5DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Forest Row
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 823521
Description
Aldeia Restaurant is celebrating it's 10th year in 2016. If you have not yet dinned at Aldeia come and experience our many dishes. Fresh fish, good quality steaks, mouth watering kebabs and traditional Portuguese dishes. All our food is freshly prepared as you order. Aldeia is open every evening from 6pm. We also open Sunday lunchtimes for large private parties we can accommodate parties up to 50 people, minimum booking of 20 people for a private party.

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