“Unpretentious country-house cooking in Victorian Gothic splendour” - AA Inspector
UCKFIELD, EAST SUSSEX
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- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
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Our Inspector's view
Gothic Revivalist architect Augustus Pugin certainly worked his wonders here at Horsted Place, hard on the heels of his design for the interior of the new Palace of Westminster. Done in elegant Victorian mode, the rich green dining room is a calming space for well-executed modern British dishes built from top-class seasonal materials.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 40
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 16
- Wines over £30: 73
- Wines by the glass: 9
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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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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