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This new Pig hotel is situated in Grade II-listed Madehurst Lodge near Arundel, boasting the largest kitchen garden in the Pig group and also the first vineyard. As with previous Pig properties, the restaurant will be supplied with locally sourced ingredients by farms within a 25 mile radius.

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Summary

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“What a lovely setting” – on a hilltop in the South Downs National Park – for a “very typical ‘Pig’”: Robin Hutson’s well-known litter of shabby-chic hotels (now sold to private equity). At almost two acres, the kitchen garden enables “a good exhibition of farm-to-fork”, although the most critical diners feel “the cooking is not particularly interesting or exciting (possibly because it has been replicated by so many)”. There’s a “great list of Sussex and Kent wines”, soon to be joined by bottles from the estate’s own vines – a ‘Pig’ first – and a herd of South Downs sheep.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You really can’t go wrong with Pig food... great bar, great restaurant full of people all enjoying themselves with tasty food and wine” at the eighth and latest in the shabby-chic litter of Pig hotels, in a “stunning location” on the South Downs. It also serves “great local wines”, which will soon be joined by bottles from the 4,000 vines planted on the estate, due to be harvested for the first time this year. A small but vocal minority complain of “bistro food (just!), London prices and cafe service”.

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Madehurst, Arundel, BN18 0NL

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The Pig in the South Downs Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Pig in the South Downs Restaurant in BN18, Arundel by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Pig in the South Downs restaurant.
Simone S
Out of the way location offers splendid eve...
Reviewed 8 months, 4 days ago

"Out of the way location offers splendid evening views from the terrace and garden. The conservatory dining room laid out with an eclectic mix of tables and chairs, likewise the crockery, must be a nightmare stacking the cupboards! Menu offered a range of dishes, the hot smoked trout was delicious and the wagyu salad very generous. As first time unsure about portions sizes, we added a pot of fries and on reflection should have opted for greens too. Cheese course of 3 choices was enough for two! Service was friendly and helpful with queries. Food not complicated allowing local sourced produce shine. A wander round the kitchen garden a must. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.50 £25.00 £5.00 £11.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Madehurst, Arundel, BN18 0NL
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑9:30 pm
Tuesday7 am‑9:30 pm
Wednesday7 am‑9:30 pm
Thursday7 am‑9:30 pm
Friday7 am‑9:30 pm
Saturday7 am‑9:30 pm
Sunday7 am‑9:30 pm

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