Whether you plan to sip on a beer, a crisp glass of wine or an ice-cold soft drink, we have grand back gardens, beachfront bars and alfresco destinations across West Sussex that make enjoying the sunshine that little bit easier.
If you’re looking to unwind, enjoy some exquisite food and take in the beautiful surroundings, we have several highly-rated restaurants to tempt you. From dog-friendly dining spots to fine dining experiences and budget-friendly alternatives, there really is something for everyone in West Sussex.
The Shepherd and Dog, Fulking – With a rich history that dates back to the early 1800’s The Shepherd and Dog offers a warm and welcoming space for those looking to explore the nearby bridle paths. The beer garden is often full when the sun is shining.
Amberley Castle Restaurant – A highly regarded restaurant with outstanding cuisine and equally outstanding grounds. Enjoy views of the breath-taking castle as you sip on your afternoon tea or tuck into award-winning food.
The Rows & Vine at Ridgeview – Set in the picturesque Ridgeview vineyard, this outdoor restaurant is the perfect spot to sip, savour and celebrate. Serving seasonal small plates and tapas-style dishes, their menu is designed for sharing and pairing with their award-winning English sparkling wine.
Botanica and Camellia at South Lodge – Both restaurants are set on the vast South Lodge Estate, near Horsham, where you can enjoy breath-taking views of the nearby South Downs from the terraces. Relax in style with award-winning dining by Head Chef, Josh Mann, or simply enjoy a tasty tipple in the summer sunshine.
Gravetye Manor – Enjoy the lovingly-tended and beautiful gardens of this historic manor house deep in the quintessential Sussex countryside not far from East Grinstead. Gravetye Manor is home to a One Michelin Star dining experience.
The Beach, Littlehampton – Littlehampton seafront meets beachside dining and a rooftop terrace to top it off. With nearby activities for the whole family as well as great food and drink options, you can really make a day of it here.