The Wild Mushroom Restaurant
“Delicious food, elegantly presented” - AA Inspector
WESTFIELD, EAST SUSSEX
Our Inspector's view
Paul and Rebecca Webbe opened their restaurant in this former private house in 1998. They were inspired by their love of the natural ingredients on their doorstep, such as the sustainable fish and shellfish landed daily at Hastings, and the bounty from wild food foraging. Thus their ‘Sussex by the Season’ philosophy, which Paul teaches in his Fish Café in Rye.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 40
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: Monday, Tuesday, 1 week November, 25–26 December, First 2 weeks January
- Wines under £30: 38
- Wines over £30: 33
- Wines by the glass: 10
- 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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