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Anise Restaurant

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London Road, East Grinstead RH19 2BH, England
+44 1342 337700
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South West England, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Was staying in hotel anyway - decent food and fair price. Above average hotel restaurant - would be handy for a work do or birthday as ample on-site parking.

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Thank HA_DAN
Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Food and service we good and we had a good package deal with the hotel. Main issue was the lack of any ambience which could be created by some music or better lighting. Enjoyed the food and the house wine was very drinkable!

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Thank pajmaul
Chatham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I was really looking forward to a evening meal here but I could only manage to give a rating of 4, I think they are trying too hard and not quite hitting the mark. The food was trying to look fancy but they've forgotten that it's meant to taste good too.

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Thank Kevin R
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

We went with our son and his partner yesterday evening. We were served by William who was very professional and charming, a real asset to the restaurant. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. I had the beetroot and goats curd starter, followed by the lobster ravioli then a delicious mango dessert with chilli which was an inspiration! We will... More 

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Thank Tina19612013
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

food is good pity aboutserive ,sorry to say food good service crap like the great menu, but thu must learn how to welcome as most restaurants are great in thu welcome

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Thank john h
Godstone, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We booked a table in advance of our stay. Accurate menu available to view online. Small intimate restaurant, well decorated and softly lit. Access is through the main hotel restaurant The Bay Tree which is a shame, but draws a nice comparison once your in the quiet of The Anise. Friendly welcome from the waiter, and a choice of table.... More 

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Thank Dan L
Southampton, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the Felbridge Hotel and so we booked a table at the Anise for ease and to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We had a very meal.... And I must thank Jessica, our waitress who was a star and an asset to your establishment. Onto the food..... Great menu.... I ordered Foie Gras with Brioche, and hubby had... More 

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Thank Annie A
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

I ate here during a stay at this restaurant when traveling to Gatwick airport. Unfortunately the service wasn't too impressive as there was only 1 waiter which meant the experience run pretty slow. Also, the decor may be to some peoples liking but I personally felt like I was in someones living room NOT a restaurant which was a shame... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Anise restaurant was excellent. 4 course meal was outstanding and the staff were great. Bit of a shame the steam room wasn't working but overall it's very pleasant weekend. I'd recommend the gooseberry strusel for pudding. A****

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Hove, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

The food was superb and the menu had some excellent combinations of flavours. Worth going there even if you are not a guest of the hotel.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 38 - US$ 47
Cuisine
British, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, East Grinstead RH19 2BH, England
  • Public Transportation: The hotel is linked from Gatwick by bus route 400 or is a 15 minute taxi ride away. Additionally train services to East Grinstead operate from London Bridge or London Victoria in 50 minutes. East Grinstead Station is linked to the hotel by bus routes 281, 291 & 400 or is a mere 5 minute taxi journey away.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  East Grinstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 337700
Description
Awarded 'Best Eating Experience in Sussex' in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards, Anise is perfect for all those who are passionate about fine food and drink. Not only does the restaurant offer the elegance and charm of a top London restaurant, the real reason guests join us week after week is the modern focused style and distinctly flavoured cuisine. Our Award Winning Executive Chef is continuously preparing a selection of innovative dishes; each beautifully presented and well balanced with a combination of classical techniques and culinary flair. Anise is open to both guests and non-residents for dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?