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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

Stopham Estate wines

Stopham Vineyard

Stopham Vineyard specialises in white wine production from t...
Freshly baked bread at the Artisan Bakehouse

The Artisan Bakehouse

Book yourself onto one of The Artisan Bakehouse traditional...
Loxwood Jousters in action on two horses

The Loxwood Joust

The Loxwood Joust is the UK's premiere medieval day out that...
Front of The brewhouse project in Arundel

The Brewhouse Project

The Brewhouse Project is a combined brewery taproom and coff...
Bartender making a cocktail

Rocking Horse cocktail masterclasses

Rocking Horse is an authentic modern cocktail and wine bar l...
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...
A row of beer kegs at The Dark Star Brewery

Dark Star Brewery

Dark Star Brewery have been producing characteristic hoppy ...
Upperton Vineyard landscape

Upperton Vineyard

Upperton is set in over 40 acres of rolling English countrys...

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