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Afternoon Tea in West Sussex

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Brighton Road | South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding, Horsham RH13 6PS, England
+44 1403 891711
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My review of our earlier visit on 12 April was not very complimentary for a number of reasons. I have to say that the management's response was extremely positive, accepting things didn't go as well as they should have, & we were invited to return. What a difference! The sandwiches were fresher, there were more of them & there was... More 

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Brighton, UK
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We arrived at beautiful South Lodge on a Thursday, for afternoon tea for my friends 40th. We were warmly greeted and shown to our table by a very friendly waiter. This wonderful Country house hotel has panoramic view of the South Downs and oozes traditional elegance in decor and service. The amazing afternoon tea included a delicious glass of award-winning... More 

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Thank Sweety1962
Lancing
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Took the Mother-in-law here for afternoon tea on her birthday. It was beautifully presented by very friendly and competent staff. The food was excellent and the choice of teas was over whelming. A lovely touch was a timer was brought out with each pot to optimise the brewing time. I recommend this experience to everyone, even just the once, you... More 

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Thank Mark E
Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had afternoon tea at south lodge it was ok quite pleasant could have had a little extra but staff were all very nice. Would I do it again yes of course I would.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The afternoon tea was nothing like I was led to believe it would be. Food average and a bit dry. Service was polite but sterile. Dirty cup and wrong teas given. Take home cake not that good. The house felt tired although terraces are lovely. So much could be done with the grounds.

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1 Thank RCL912
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I spent a child free afternoon celebrating a wedding anniversary with Afternoon Tea. We were fortunate to get a seat on the terrace which was delightful. The food was excellent and of a very high standard. Service could have been quicker but we weren't in a hurry so this didn't really matter. I would highly recommend the... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Not sure if we stumbled upon a 'groupon' cheap afternoon but the standard was far lower than usual. The bread used for the sandwiches was stale and dry as was the cake taken home in a box. The table wasn't cleared and we literally had to scour the building to find someone to pay. Rather disappointed.

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Doha, Qatar
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Hello , You have some time off on your business trip , or afternoon you just go and drop to have Tea in West Sussex and enjoy the cakes and pastries outdoors nicest green garden , spacious , serenity , warmth hospitality , yammy cakes , peaceful time is good time :-) I love that place ..Enjoy!!!

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Thank MarieTherese73
West Sussex
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Great service and excellent choice of different teas (and you can have more than one pot). The savouries were excellent as were the cakes. Always offered seconds (pace yourself).

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Thank Bozzer0151
Crawley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We had tea after an overnight stay, it was impeccable, the service was top notch and we even got to take some cake home.....we will be back again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 53
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brighton Road | South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding, Horsham RH13 6PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham  >  Lower Beeding
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 891711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?