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The Glass House Restaurant

Shaves Wood Lane | Shaves Wood Lane, Albourne BN6 9DY, England
+44 1273 857567
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Shaves Wood Lane | Shaves Wood Lane, Albourne BN6 9DY, England
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

It was our first visit to this hidden gem. Amazing food and staff. The hotel had a lovely ambience of an exclusive holiday retreat. The menu was exciting and original. Also extremely well priced. My partner and I will definitely be returning for a little...More

Thank Michaela S
Wickwoods, F&B Manager at The Glass House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your first dining experience at The Glass House Restaurant. What a pleasure it is to hear that you had such a wonderful time and I shall pass on your kind words to the team. I look forward...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have had several meals at this restaurant; all bar one (which was a disaster but everyone can have an off day!) have been very good but not yet at the level of deserving 5 stars. The portions can be a little frugal (especially the...More

Thank EEDSussex
Wickwoods, F&B Manager at The Glass House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your dining experiences at The Glass House Restaurant. It is such a pleasure to hear that you have been impressed on numerous occasions, and I know the entire team will be delighted to read...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked my daughter in law's baby shower afternoon tea for 14 people. They made the table look gorgeous with sashes on all the chairs. Looked gorgeous and the good was absolutely lovely. Luckily they gave us boxes to take away what we couldn't manage....More

Thank Avril S
Wickwoods, Food & Beverage Manager at The Glass House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a glowing review of your recent dining experience at The Glass House. What an absolute pleasure it is to read that you felt our service, food & environment surpassed expectation. I shall be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Main course and cheeses were perfect compliment to the Malbec which was superb. The atmosphere was very relaxed and my friends enjoyed the food.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch today on advice from friends to The Glass House restaurant. Was a little apprehensive as this is located in a country club/hotel. Our previous experience of these type of establishments had not been very good. However we were pleasantly surprised to find...More

Thank DavidBS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review addresses The Glasshouse restaurant only, in the Wickwoods Country Club near Albourne. The restaurant is well laid out, with lots of space between tables and a bright and airy feel, with lots of glass, including the roof as the name suggests. The set...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went as a Group of 4 for an early evening dinner. Reserved a table a few weeks before and was contacted the day before to check the reservation, ask for any specific allergies / requests and whether it was a special occasion - a nice...More

Thank TheHydesWestSussex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food great....... service excellent.... ambiance amaizing......all in all had a lovely experience just some more smiles wouldnt hurt ....too formal but needless to say i loved the place and so did my friends

Thank paulwilliamthethird
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Food very good was looked after very well by the staff . We will be back Sh don't let on how good this place is .More

Thank mechellegotting
Wickwoods, F&B Manager at The Glass House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at The Glass House. I am pleased to hear you had a wonderful experience and shall pass on your kind words to the team. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kindest...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Wow, wow, wow!! Celebrating our daughters birthday. A Sunday and a great family day together. The Glass House was impressive, bright, clean, modern, spacious and lots more. I would have liked a little light and soft background music, my only criticism. The food was outstanding...More

Thank Kathy T
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Fiona L
Hi i was wondering if you have a wine list on your website. I cannot seem to find it. Many thanks, Fiona
11 August 2016|
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Response from Ksea K | Reviewed this property |
Please give them a call and they will help you.
James A
Hi, do you serve Breakfast & if so what time do you start?
22 January 2016|
Response from Kevin T | Reviewed this property |
Yes its very nice, cant book a table though, not a problem lots of space KTx
Do you offer an option of an afternoon tea? We are thinking of holding an afternoon tea event to celebrate my husbands birthday next summer. It would be for about 50 people. If you are able to cater for these numbers can you give me an idea of costs and menu options. Many thanks Lesley Lovell
11 August 2015|
Response from Wickwoods | Property representative |
Hi Lesley, Thank you for your valued enquiry. We do indeed serve Afternoon Tea at Wickwoods. Please call 01273 857567 and ask for the events team who will be able to assist you. Kind Regards, Jasmine Duty Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shaves Wood Lane | Shaves Wood Lane, Albourne BN6 9DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Albourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 857567
  • E-mail
In a glorious countryside location just 10 minutes outside of Brighton, enjoy casual dining in The Glass House Restaurant at Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa. An air-conditioned orangery with an expansive glass roof and folding glass doors, a fabulous dining experience with views of landscaped grounds and woodland. Enjoy attentive service, homemade desserts and fresh food at sensible prices.
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