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Amberley Castle

Amberley, England
+44 1798 831992
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Afternoon Tea

Visited last May (2017) with a friend who was visiting from Australia. Lovely garden and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen F
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Worthing, United Kingdom
Visit History

Hotel and historical site. Very pretty grounds, luxury hotel. They close the portcullis at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caroline M
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Oklahoma
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Marked by two large turrets and built from warm yellow stone, this picturesque 900-year-old English castle was once owned by Queen Elizabeth I.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“afternoon tea” (31 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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Amberley, England
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+44 1798 831992
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"afternoon tea"
in 31 reviews
"sandwiches"
in 15 reviews
"special occasion"
in 9 reviews
"tasting menu"
in 7 reviews
"dining room"
in 9 reviews
"white peacock"
in 8 reviews
"log fire"
in 4 reviews
"private room"
in 3 reviews
"modern bathroom"
in 2 reviews
"between courses"
in 2 reviews
"glass of champagne"
in 4 reviews
"cream tea"
in 7 reviews
"breakfast was excellent"
in 2 reviews
"to celebrate our wedding anniversary"
in 2 reviews
"lunch with friends"
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"no lift"
in 2 reviews
"stunning place"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited last May (2017) with a friend who was visiting from Australia. Lovely garden and surroundings and the white peacock was enjoying displaying his feathers to everyone! Food was excellent and the waitress service very good with tea and coffee being replenished upon request. Will...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel and historical site. Very pretty grounds, luxury hotel. They close the portcullis at midnight. Visited in May 2011.

Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When to the Castle for Sunday Lunch having looked for the best reviews online. Looked up opening hours on the web site and having tried to call to book (no answer on the telephone line) we set off to visit. We called a number of...More

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Piers V, General Manager at Amberley Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear DDyer1234 Thank you for the feedback about you recent experience with Amberley Castle. I am terribly sorry that your phone call was not answered. I will be speaking with our reservation teams about this. The Castle was closed for an exclusive use Wedding on...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon tea to celebrate a special family birthday. The location, food and service were all excellent. Thank you for making it a memorable occasion.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I would definitely stay here again - it is an experience staying in a castle! We are walkers and decided to stay here as we wanted to do some walking on the South Downs Way - virtually on the hotel's doorstep - and we also...More

Thank gperky
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I was taken here for dinner by my husband for my 40th birthday and wow, what amazing food & service. As you can imagine, it's not cheap but soooo good! Definitely recommended

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous fabulous venue it certainly got the wow factor The cream tea was excellent the food was very tasty and filling if I was to return I would go in the summer so that I can really appreciate the setting and walk around...More

Thank Plumptonmick
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

For my birthday we had a delightful light lunch with a glass of champagne. The most delicious pumpkin soup I have ever tasted followed by duck. The hotel is set in the grounds and surrounded by the castle walls.

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

If first impressions count this place has a real problem as the drive leading up to it, which is lengthy, is a total disgrace. I am told it will be repaired soon and it certainly needs it. It is the sole reason I do not...More

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I took my Aunt there for afternoon tea and it didn't disappoint. From the dramatic drive up towards the castle to the stunning surroundings, the setting was brilliant. We were warmly welcomed and the staff were great. The tea choice is extensive and the cakes,...More

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annrowles
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Response from Pamela C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but please give them plenty of notice. Very good is it too. If it's a lovely day you can have your tea outside in the lovely garden where their residant white peacock sometimes wonders around. His name is Bob and... More
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