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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

People at Glastonwick Festival

Glastonwick Festival

There’s a focus on rare, eclectic, real ale, music and poe...
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...
The staff smiling at Langham Brewery

Langham Brewery

Langham Brewery are an independent steam-powered craft mi...
Missing Link Brewing logo

Missing Link Brewing

Missing Link Brewing is a new micro brewery based in East Gr...
Bluebell Vineyards logo

Bluebell Vineyard

Situated on the edge of the Ashdown Forest near the famous B...
Ridgeview vineyards in the sunshine

Ridgeview Wine Estate

Embark on a wine tour and tasting at the Ridgeview estate an...
High Weald Dairy staff making cheese

High Weald Dairy

Cheese lovers rejoice. If you’ve ever wondered how your fa...
Sun rising over the misty Downs at Ambriel vineyard

Ambriel

Tour Ambriel’s family-run vineyards and enjoy spectacular ...

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