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Ockenden Manor Restaurant

Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
+44 1444 416111
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Ockenden for dinner tonight and overall all four of us were really disappointed with the evening. We were shown to our table which was nice as it looked out on to the gardens but once we sat down everything felt rushed like...More

1  Thank Lady L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everyone was brilliant, service to wine selection, and knowledge of the local produce and wines was outstanding

Thank robhallifax
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted a small and simle gathering for my wedding day including 16 people and afternoon tea. I hired a private room in case the weather wasn't up to par. It turned out to be perfect weather and a perfect day! The room they had...More

Thank Charli M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner and breakfast are never enough so my three companions stayed for lunch too. It's an annual treat for us and we are never disappointed. I attach various pictures but the beautiful presentation leads to taste sensations. My scallop starter was sublime and the lamb...More

Thank andi_wilson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here over the years and since moving away decided it would be lovely to bring our guests here for lunch. The Sunday lunch menu was fairly limited and the a la carte was available too. I had no particular problem with the food,...More

Thank rebalance
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Lovely calm country house atmosphere in a beautiful Sussex countryside setting. Staff were charming and attentive without being overly so. The food was perfect. There were four of us with very different tastes and we chose from the 3 course menu. Couldn't fault anything. This...More

1  Thank gigi190774
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the hotel and made our way inside. Nobody came to greet us and we had reached the door of the restaurant, which contained one table of diners but no staff, by the time an elegantly suited young man came up behind us...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My wife and I had a birthday tea booked by our daughters. Our welcome was wait here I will find someone to show you to a table. We where put in an empty room with a few tables set up. Others unmade, We where served...More

Thank Romney69
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great food but poor service. When we visited for dinner we were presented with a tasting menu with a wine flight for £140 per person. We were looking forward to trying out the tasting menu but wanted to order a bottle of wine rather than...More

1  Thank ilc427
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I definitely want to go back and have the full tasting menu - didn't have time today. What we did have was amazingly good, high class, international standard food. I don't have enough superlatives for this. I had scallops, then cod, then chocolate delice...my friend...More

Thank FSHK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$73 - US$97
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Cuckfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 416111
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Ockenden Manor offers a superb fine dining experience in our beautiful dining room overlooking the gardens with stunning views of the South Downs National Park. Head Chef, Stephen Crane,serves some of the finest food in southern England incorporating the freshest ingredients, sourced locally in Sussex whenever possible. Guests have a choice of fixed price menus including Stephen's selected Sussex Menu or the gastronomic seven course Tasting Menu
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