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Ockenden Manor Restaurant

Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
+44 1444 416111
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh, as I often say - when I find a venue that is comfortable, cosy with good food and a very attentive staff - thank you. We will return.

Thank NEIL A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews had seemed generally rather good, so decided to book a table for lunch. We were welcomed at the door of the hotel, the lobby looked small, quaint and inviting. However, as we strolled further into the hotel, it reminded me more of a...More

Thank Lensbury1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great couple of days at Ockenden manor with my wife this October. The staff were lovely, friendly and efficient the food was magnificent and the Spa was superb. Thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of it from start to finish.

Thank Gareth C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the main and pudding for our lunch - delicious. Was tempted by the 6 course tasting menu but fear that would have undone all the good work at the spa!

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we ate here as hotel guests but the restaurant alone is worth a visit. we had the prix fixe three courses and each mouthful was lovely and served in such an artistic fashion. cocktails were splendid too.

Thank Karen7
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My husband booked a table at this restaurant as a celebration for our wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived we received personal (but unobtrusive)attention - the management are to be highly commended for their staff selection and training. The food was outstanding in every...More

1  Thank Joan M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was a repeat visit after a mother & daughter treat last year, my friend & I with our daughters could not wait to return After our lovely afternoon at the Spa we were directed to the main hotel & given the option of eating...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been here for years but decided to try as we were celebrating. Upon arrival there was no-one to greet us so we hovered in the hall way and eventually interrupted the girl on her computer to say we had come for dinner. We...More

1  Thank JonesEngland
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant comes as a bit of a shock after the olde worlds charm of the reception rooms being rather clinical and modern. That said the food at Sunday lunch was excellent and the service attentive and friendly. The restaurant has large south facing windows...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is an establishment which has aspirations. Sadly, it only succeeds in meeting them when it comes to paying the bill. So, you want a nibble with your pre-dinner drink? Don't like olives? Tough luck. No nuts. No crisps. Temptation is to walk to the...More

Thank jtwoodfield
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Response from gigi190774 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 74 - US$ 99
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Cuckfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 416111
  • E-mail
Ockenden Manor offers a superb fine dining experience in our beautiful dining room overlooking the gardens with stunning views of the South Downs National Park. Head Chef, Stephen Crane,serves some of the finest food in southern England incorporating the freshest ingredients, sourced locally in Sussex whenever possible. Guests have a choice of fixed price menus including Stephen's selected Sussex Menu or the gastronomic seven course Tasting Menu
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