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The Restaurant

Relaxed, quality dining in an idyllic setting within one of the most stunning country house hotels in Sussex. Ghyll Manor offers a truly charming dining experience... 

Residents and non-residents are welcome to dine at breakfast, lunch or dinner; and the manor is also the perfect place to a enjoy morning coffee, legendary Sunday lunch or a pretty impressive (if we do say so ourselves) afternoon cream tea. Our dishes are updated according to the season and what's fresh that day, but you can find an example here.



“There is no love sincerer... than the love of food.”
- George Bernard Shaw. 
So come and enjoy the relaxing and warm ambience of our
lovely newly refurbished restaurant, where you’ll be tempted by a variety of delicious dishes, all beautifully presented with carefully selected ingredients and complimentary flavours.

Why not relax with a pre-dinner drink in the contemporary bar,
or if the sun is shining, on the terrace overlooking the beautiful
gardens – Pimms anyone? Then, after your visit, you’ll be able
to set your own pace – curl up in the cosy library lounge, or
simply explore.

The restaurant offers a quintessentially British menu with CSMA_Dining_2015.jpg, 6495x4864pxdaily
specials incorporating the best locally available produce.
Inspiration is taken from the flavours of the season, and a clear
philosophy to concentrate on excellent quality and simple
ingredients, giving a twist to some classic dishes. Delights 
you may find on the menu include linguine with tiger prawns, Surrey farm pork chop, and a wonderful English spring lamb chops.

Adam Salter, General Manager says, “We have always strived to deliver to our guests simple, beautifully presented dishes, allowing the quality of the ingredients to really speak for themselves. Seasonal, fresh flavours are for us, what great food is all about.”


The restaurant itself is open daily for lunch and dinner where you can choose from menus that offer traditional classics served with a contemporary twist. Bookings are recommended.

To find out more, or to make your reservation, call 03301 230 371.

Private Dining in West Sussex


Ghyll Manor Hotel & Restaurant is the perfect venue for private dining whatever your occasion, with period features throughout, fabulous gardens, mouth-watering food and attentive, professional staff - it’s the ideal setting for you to enjoy a truly memorable celebration.

You can choose from three different locations for your celebration to suit your personal taste (and guest list length!).

  • Terrace Room - up to 65 guests
  • Hunsdon Hall - up to 120 guests
  • Summer House - up to 130 guests

Sample menus include:

  • Canapés such as beef and horseradish profiteroles; cherry tomato and mozzarella skewers; chicken liver parfait with grapes and chutney
  • Starters include, seasonal melon with orange sorbet and fruit coulis; ham hock terrine with celeriac salad and honey and raisin dressing; salad of crayfish tails and avocado with chilli and crème fraîche
  • Main courses such as oven roasted chicken with butter fondant potato, seasonal vegetables and lemon and thyme cream sauce; rosemary roast rack of lamb with Delmonico potatoes, French beans with thyme and tomato jus; gnocchi with ginger scented stir fry and a lemon cream
  • Desserts include, summer berry pudding with cassis and clotted cream; rich chocolate tart with crème fraiche and a berry coulis; vanilla crème brulée

Menus can be themed to your function and we are also pleased to offer a truly personal service.

Call us hotel on 03301 230 371 to discuss your individual requirements or email

And to drink...

For the perfect accompaniment  to your visit, you’ll find an extensive wine list available which will help to enhance your celebrations.

  • Champagne
  • Sparkling Wine
  • White Wines
  • Rosé Wines
  • Red Wines
  • Dessert Wines

For further information call 03301 230 371 or email

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To book, call us on 03301 230 371

The Restaurant

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The Patio


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Graham Digweed, Head Chef at Ghyll Manor started his career as a kitchen porter at just 19 years old. Since then, the Manchester born chef has honed his cookery skills in four and five-star hotels around London – most notably The Waldorf Hilton and Lanesborough.

Like many chefs, Graham’s influences come from far and wide. He became a fan of fusion food - noting Asian cuisine as a particular favoruite - and also names the likes of Heston Blumenthal and Marco Pierre White as inspiration.

Since joining us at the end of 2013, Graham has brought his own version of British modern to Ghyll Manor, saying ‘we’re going to offer simple, honest food; with more of a rustic feel…it needs to be all things to all people.’


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