RestaurantsWest SussexCuckfieldRH17

Owner's description

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, mid-morning coffee or a full afternoon tea. Led by award-winning Head Chef, Stephen Crane, the Restaurant serves some of the finest food in Sussex, and is a beautiful space with far-reaching views over Cuckfield Park. You may like to sit by the fire in our elegant drawing room and when the sun shines head outside to our terrace.

Weekday & Weekend Serving Times:

Breakfast: 7am to 10am / 8am to 10am

Lunch: 12pm to 2pm

Afternoon Tea: 3pm to 5pm (Monday to Friday) & 3.30pm to 5pm (Saturday & Sunday)

Dinner: 7pm to 9pm / 6.30pm to 9pm

Please let us know if you would like to dine outside these hours and we will do our best to make arrangements for you.


Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £55.00 £65.00
Dinner £55.00 £65.00
SundayLunch   £40.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu2 90.00 D only 8
Wine per bottle £23.00
Filter Coffee £2.95
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
40, 96
No trainers

Private dining

Private Dining

With unique settings, delicious food, the private dining room at Ockenden Manor is unique and full of character - we can hold stunning receptions for up to 150 guests, cosy lunches for 8 or elegant dinners for 20. Under the expert guidance of Head Chef Stephen Crane, the award-winning Restaurant serves some of the finest food in southern England, incorporating the freshest ingredients, sourced locally in Sussex whenever possible and we can tailor the menu to suit your preferences.


survey result


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

In beautiful Sussex countryside, this “superb” Elizabethan country house hotel makes a “romantic” retreat from ‘the smoke’, “with a wonderful dining room and rooms that are to die for”. One former fan had a poor visit here this year, but the majority of feedback lauds Steve Crane’s accomplished cuisine (there’s an à la carte, or choice of six- and seven-course tasting menus).

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Ockenden Ln, Cuckfield, RH17 5LD
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑11 pm
Tuesday7 am‑11 pm
Wednesday7 am‑11 pm
Thursday7 am‑11 pm
Friday7 am‑11 pm
Saturday8 am‑11 pm
Sunday8 am‑11 pm

The 2020 Harden's Guide

2020 Hardens London Restaurant Guide

"User friendly in price, size and outlook"

Financial Times