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Food and drink experiences

West Sussex is home to some of the UK’s finest eateries and many of them focus on using seasonal, local produce. If you’re a foodie, you’ll be in heaven. As well as stand-out restaurants, cafes and pubs, we’re in the heart of England’s award-winning wine region with opportunities to experience the very finest English sparkling wines. To help you make the most of your time here, we’re showcasing our favourite places to experience food and drink in the county.

Food and drink and vineyards

Local guides

Get inspiration for your next trip with the help of our local guides. Discover top attractions, fun things to do and exciting new experiences. There is something for everyone in West Sussex.

Things to do and see

The Arundel wine tasting room at Digby Fine English, home of superb English sparking wine

Digby Fine English

Pop into Digby's Arundel tasting room for the tasting flight...
Nyetimber Vineyard vines and landscape

Nyetimber

For 30 years Nyetimber has been making some of the finest En...
Roebuck Estates vines and landscape

Roebuck Estates

Roebuck Estates strive to produce the very best English spar...
Sun rising over the misty Downs at Ambriel vineyard

Ambriel

Tour Ambriel’s family-run vineyards and enjoy spectacular ...
Two bottles of sparkling wine in a lavender field at Ashling Park Estate

Ashling Park Estate

Coming this summer, Ashling Park Estate's grand tasting room...
Loxwood Jousters in action on two horses

The Loxwood Joust

The Loxwood Joust is the UK's premiere medieval day out that...
A chocolatician tasting homemade chocolate goods being made at a workshop

Chocolatician

From the creator of the Cumberbunny, The Chocobacth and a 10...
A kitchen ready for a cookery lesson at the Round Table Cookery school in Haywards Heath

The Round Table Cookery

The Round Table is a cookery school based on an organic work...

Treat yourself

If you’re looking for a luxury experience or something a little bit different, then one of these will get your taste buds going. Take a trip to Tinwood Estate and enjoy a tranquil stay in a vineyard lodge, complete with a tour and tasting experience. Fancy something a bit more hands-on? Try your hand at cheese-making at the High Weald Dairy in Horsted Keynes.

For the foodies out there, keep your eyes open for Horsham’s food and drink festival, an annual event celebrating the county’s artisan food producers.

Woman with sun hat wine tasting
Baileys ice cream