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Bleached wooden tables and pine floors help create a pleasing neutral feel in this bright, first-floor restaurant — a bit like a friend’s modern kitchen diner, perhaps. Dinner may be chosen from a monthly changing five- or seven-course tasting menu, with an optional wine flight; the lunchtime carte revisits some of Chard’s dinner highlights of the previous year.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence

Modern cooking in a family-led enterprise

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- AA Inspector
Chard
31A Western Road, BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX, BN3 1AF
Phone : 01273 027147

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About The area

Discover East Sussex

East Sussex, along with its western counterpart, is packed with interest. This is a land of stately homes and castles, miles of breezy chalk cliffs overlooking the English Channel, pretty rivers, picturesque villages and links to our glorious past. Mention Sussex to many people and images of the South Downs immediately spring to mind – ‘vast, smooth, shaven, serene,’ as the writer Virginia Woolf described them. She and her husband lived at Monk’s House in the village of Rodmell, near Lewes, and today, her modest home is managed by the National Trust and open to the public.

There are a great many historic landmarks within Sussex, but probably the most famous is the battlefield where William, Duke of Normandy defeated Harold and his Saxon army to become William the Conqueror of England. By visiting Battle, near Hastings, you can, with a little imagination, picture the bloody events that led to his defeat. East Sussex’s pretty towns such as Lewes, Rye and Uckfield have their charms, while the city of Brighton offers museums and fascinating landmarks, the best-known and grandest feature being the Royal Pavilion. 

 

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