AG's Restaurant at Alexander House Hotel
“Ornate restaurant in beautiful West Sussex countryside” - AA Inspector
TURNERS HILL, WEST SUSSEX
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Set in 120 acres of countryside, Alexander House is convenient for Gatwick, but tranquil enough to serve as a real getaway. AG’s Restaurant has painted panelled walls, turquoise and grey decor, a high plasterwork ceiling and a marble fireplace. The kitchen covers all dietary bases with vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free versions of set-price and tasting menus. Cooking is contemporary, with striking combinations of ingredients and heaps of visual artistry. First off, langoustine teams up with lardo and pine twigs. Next, there’s sea trout with celeriac and preserved gooseberry or smoked cod roe with Jersey Royals and marsh greens.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 30
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Closed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
- Wines under £30: 6
- Wines over £30: 70
- Wines by the glass: 15
- Cuisine style: British, French
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Discover West Sussex
Divided from East Sussex back in 1888, West Sussex is so typically English that to walk through its landscape will feel like a walk through the whole country. Within its boundaries lies a wide variety of landscape and coastal scenery, but it is the spacious and open South Downs with which the county is most closely associated.
In terms of walking, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Studying the map reveals a multitude of routes – many of them to be found within the boundaries of the South Downs National Park – and an assortment of scenic long-distance trails leading towards distant horizons; all of them offer a perfect way to get to the heart of ‘Sussex by the sea,’ as it has long been known. If you enjoy cycling with the salty tang of the sea for company, try the ride between Chichester and West Wittering. You can vary the return journey by taking the Itchenor ferry to Bosham.
West Sussex is renowned for its many pretty towns, of course. Notably, there is Arundel, littered with period buildings and dominated by the castle, the family home of the Duke of Norfolk, that dates back nearly 1,000 years.
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