THE PIG-in the South Downs
“Seasonality is key at this tranquil South Downs setting” - AA Inspector
ARUNDEL, WEST SUSSEX
Our Inspector's view
Located in a rural area, THE PIG-in the South Downs is a Palladian-style Georgian house that’s been sympathetically renovated and extended. Its orangery-style restaurant has a quite minimal contemporary style of decor, and enjoys views of the gardens and grounds. The kitchen garden is the focus, with help from the forager, so menus are authentically seasonal.
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- Open all year
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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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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