RestaurantsWest SussexSlaughamRH17

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The new home of chef Matt Gillan, formerly at The Pass; a restaurant with Rooms in rural Sussex with regular masterclasses and top guest chefs.

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Summary

£140
£££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In the “dream location” of this sleepy but charming West Sussex hamlet, Matt Gillan’s “romantic” restaurant-with-rooms “continues to be a strong all-rounder” offering a “very convivial and relaxing experience” (especially if you opt for the “brilliant tasting menus”). Add in “superbly decorated bedrooms” and “breakfast – the icing on the cake”.

Summary

£68
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still an all-round top-notch experience”, chef Matt Gillan’s “lovely restaurant with rooms” serves “exceptional food at very reasonable prices”. His “Great British Menu ‘extra course’ of goat” (inspired by his mother, who is from St Helena) is also a “treat” – and it’s “worth staying overnight for the breakfast”, too. Top Tip – quirky wines are a feature, as are “cocktail pairings to die for, created for every dish”.

Summary

£68
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Matt Gillan’s two-year-old, crowdfunded pub-with-rooms – featuring masterclasses and stints from visiting top chefs – is “well worth a journey to this quiet village” by most, if not quite all, accounts (the odd quibble coming from those who’d previously visited The Pass, his ex-stomping ground, nearby). Top Tip – if you can’t get a seat in the restaurant, “the attention to detail still carries through” in the bar, whose “fun and tasty menu shows a different side to Matt’s cooking”.

Summary

£64
  £££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Matt Gillan, who made his name at The Pass nearby, opened this first solo venture in September 2019 – a crowdfunded pub with rooms in rural Sussex (not far from South Lodge, where he first hit big) with bar and garden. Menus in the restaurant include an à la carte, and a seven-course tasting option.

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Heritage Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Heritage Restaurant in RH17, Slaugham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Heritage restaurant.
Martin L
Had a splendid lunch with my wife. Food was...
Reviewed 2 months, 4 days ago

"Had a splendid lunch with my wife. Food was delicious and the service excellent - just at right speed and always with a smile. Only had wine by the glass but selection was well priced and good. Would definitely return!"

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Haydn P
Limited choice menu, but it’s all great. ...
Reviewed 9 months, 15 days ago

"Limited choice menu, but it’s all great. Food is beautifully cooked and presented. Wine is pricey. Ask for a window table overlooking the fields."

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John C
Hard to rate this. Too expensive for the e...
Reviewed 11 months, 16 days ago

"Hard to rate this. Too expensive for the experience. The signature goat-inspired plate was lovely. Many of the other dishes very enjoyable. But the time spent serving the meal was interminable. We, a party of 6, were exhausted and left well after our bed time. Excellent concept. The best food was excellent. Inappropriate, often dark rooms. Friendly though I’ll-considered delivery of the food."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £40.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 105.00 Always available 7
Menu2 125.00 Dinner only 9
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
The Chequers Inn, Slaugham, RH17 6AQ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8 pm
Friday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8 pm
Saturday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑1:45 pm

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