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Gravetye Manor Restaurant

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Near East Grinstead Vowels Lane | Gravetye Manor Hotel and Restaurant, West Hoathly RH19 4LJ, England
+44 1342 810567
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Kent
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is set in beautiful countryside It has a wonderful, garden and views We had a three course fixed price lunch which was excellent The staff were very attentive and friendly My husband and I had coffee and petit fours in the a room close to the entrance Being a cold day there was a welcoming log fire I... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Gravetye Manor for lunch to celebrate my girlfriends birthday. Driving up to the manor was spectacular and we were warmly welcomed by the doorman. We were seated by the open fire to have pre-lunch drinks and make our menu choices. I chose Wagu beef tartar as a starter and pigeon breasts with pigeon faggot for my main. My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous place this is - we have never been disappointed. Went to a 40 th Anniversary Relais and Chateau dinner, which was outstanding. Andrew, the Managing Director is such an asset to this place, as is George the Head Chef, and his team, who produce such wonderful flavour combinations, all of which are presented so beautifully - not... More 

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Keerbergen, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our wedding anniversary here and felt thoroughly pampered. Stunning gardens and simply gorgeous to sit outside in our own privacy of the garden nipping our champagne and enjoying the anticipation of reading the menu, before dinner. The staff were very courteous and professional, yet personable. This was one of those special restaurant experiences that don't happen often in... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful from the moment we arrived. An old Manor House and now a small hotel. Set in lovely grounds. Greeted so politely and taken to our table. The wood panelled lounge and traditional looking crockery sets a fantastic scene. The service was professional, and the food exquisite. Warm scones both fruit and plain were delicious. A mousse cleverly presented... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked a table for 12 o'clock as we had a family tea later in the afternoon. We arrived about 10 minutes early and were shown to the lounge for a pre lunch drink. Eventually we were taken to the restaurant where an amuse bouche arrived. From the time of our booking it was 1 hour and 5 minutes... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently visited the Gravetye Manor Restaurant to celebrate my mother's birthday. There is a fixed course lunch promotion running at present (3 courses for £33) which is fabulous value for money. From the moment you arrive you are treated as a very special guest. All of the staff are trained to the very highest standard. The choice from... More 

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Thank Kerry M
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival down a most wonderful drive you arrive at the gates to a most wonderful looking country restaurant/hotel. Car parking is in two sections, restaurant and one for the hotel side of things. I must say that the car park was full in the restaurant car park but it was only that way due to bad parking. I did... More 

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Thank Knocker874
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The title of this reviews says it all, although I would add: the food is absolutely outstanding. I eat in some great restaurants and this was the best this year by a very long way. We went for lunch, which I would recommend as the gardens are worth a walk round. Thank you very much, I will be back.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Nothing is too much trouble here. Our party off eight, to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary, meant some special requests being made prior to and during the day's lunchtime and tea celebrations. All were met without a hint of irritation at being asked to go away from the well rehearsed and executed routine roles. In fact, being asked for something... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$41
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near East Grinstead Vowels Lane | Gravetye Manor Hotel and Restaurant, West Hoathly RH19 4LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  West Hoathly
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 810567
Description
From unhurried classical dining in our atmospheric wood panelled restaurant to leisurely lunches in the garden, from traditional Afternoon Teas to our very reasonable Table d’Hote menu – we hope to delight and enchant with our food regardless of the occasion. We are incredibly fortunate to have a one acre walled kitchen garden, which during the summer months provides 95% of all fruit and vegetables we use in the kitchen, assuring you of the very freshest ingredients.

"We have an exceptionally talented team in the kitchen who are very keen to keep ingredients as fresh and local as possible. Dishes will change as often as is practical and will offer something new to try regardless of how often our guests dine with us. I look forward to inviting you into our restaurant at an exciting time to try, what I firmly believe to be, some of the most honest and delicious food in food in the area." Executive Chef – Rupert Gleadow

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