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
Arundel Brewery shop front

Arundel Brewery

There a few ways to enjoy the products of the family owned A...
Loxwood Jousters in action on two horses

The Loxwood Joust

The Loxwood Joust is the UK's premiere medieval day out that...
Bartender making a cocktail

Rocking Horse cocktail masterclasses

Rocking Horse is an authentic modern cocktail and wine bar l...
Antique urn filled with flowers at Cuckfield's independent shops

Cuckfield’s independent shops

Cuckfield is a beautiful, vibrant Sussex village that boasts...
A chocolatician tasting homemade chocolate goods being made at a workshop

Chocolatician

From the creator of the Cumberbunny, The Chocobacth and a 10...
A row of beer kegs at The Dark Star Brewery

Dark Star Brewery

Dark Star Brewery has been producing characteristic hoppy be...
Cheese making

High Weald Dairy – Cheese making

Cheese lovers rejoice. Ever wondered how hard or soft cheese...
Blackdown Ridge vineyard

Blackdown Ridge Estate

Blackdown Ridge produces fine English wines grown in beautif...
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...
Freshly baked bread at the Artisan Bakehouse

The Artisan Bakehouse

Book yourself onto one of The Artisan Bakehouse traditional...
A woman tending to the vines at Stopham Vineyard

Stopham Estate Vineyard

Established in 2007, Stopham Estate Vineyard is a sustainabl...
Nyetimber Vineyard vines and landscape

Nyetimber

For 30 years Nyetimber has been making some of the finest En...
Albourne Estate wine glasses

Albourne Estate

Albourne Estate is a boutique producer of exciting and disti...
Goldmark Brewery tour logo

Goldmark Brewery

Award winning Goldmark Craft Beers make contemporary beer an...
English wine tasting

English Wine Tasting Tours

Get out of the city for the day with English Wine Tasting an...
Nutbourne vineyard view

Nutbourne Vineyard

Nutbourne Vineyard is a family run wine producer making awar...

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

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.