Places to Eat


The Apiary

Excellent coffee shop with beautiful walled garden, serving coffee, tea, cakes, scones and light lunches.
Open daily 10.00 am to 5.00pm
01323 870 730


Badgers Tea House

Enjoy tea, proper coffee, cakes, scones and light lunches in the cosy tea room or the flower-filled walled garden of this historic tea room, dating from 1510.
Open 9.30-4 Mon-Fri and 10-4.30 weekends
01323 871 336

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A friendly, traditional tearoom
Open Tues-Sat 10.30-5 and Sunday 10.30-4
01323 870 959

Deans Place

A delightful, privately owned country house hotel, set in 4 acres of beautiful grounds, with an award winning restaurant.
01323 870 248


English Wine Centre

Highly acclaimed restaurant and English wine shop with the largest collection of English wines under one roof! Alfriston Rd BN26 5QS

01323 870164

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The George Inn

A charming 14th Century coaching Inn situated right at the heart of the village. With 5 double bedrooms, a lovely quiet garden, superb Gin list and great food it is the perfect place to stop and rest. Dogs very welcome.
01323 870 319

Rathfinny Wine Estate

The Tasting Room restaurant offers dining from a menu of seasonal, modern British cuisine that changes on a regular basis. 
Open Wednesday to Sunday: Lunch 12-3 and Dinner 6-10.30. Snack menu available 11-6.
01323 870 022

The Singing Kettle

A renowned establishment for unique homemade fabulous food.
Open 10-5 daily.
01323 870 723

Wingrove House

A 19th century colonial-style Country House serving light lunches, traditional Sunday lunch & stunning dinners. 
01323 870276


Ye Olde Smugglers Inne

Traditional inn serving lunch and dinner, ales and a varied selection of wine, spirits and soft drinks.
Open Mon-Sat 11-11 and Sun 12-10
01323 870 241