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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

Purple wine grapes at a South Downs Vineyards

Local Vineyards

The South Downs has been home to fantastic food and drink pr...
Arundel Brewery shop front

Arundel Brewery

There a few ways to enjoy the products of the family owned A...
Stans Bike Shack business card in coffee beans

Stan’s Bike Shack

Located right on the Downs Link in Partridge Green, Stan's B...
High Weald Dairy staff making cheese

High Weald Dairy

Cheese lovers rejoice. If you’ve ever wondered how your fa...
Bedlam Brewery

Bedlam Brewery

Bedlam Brewery currently offers 4 different cask beers on dr...
Antique urn filled with flowers at Cuckfield's independent shops

Cuckfield’s independent shops

Cuckfield is a beautiful, vibrant Sussex village that boasts...
Front of The brewhouse project in Arundel

The Brewhouse Project

The Brewhouse Project is a combined brewery taproom and coff...
Outside of Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate showing green grass and outdoor seating

Mannings Heath

Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate is a luxury estate sit...

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