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Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
(01444) 416111
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Ranked #3 of 11 Restaurants in Cuckfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $84 - $113
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Having eaten here on many occasions I have found the food to be very hit & miss ! My last experience was on Friday 23 January 2015 . Going off my past experiences I thought I would choose wisely ( something I thought was a guaranteed flavoursome choice ) A friend also orderd exactly the same things by coincidence .... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I really think bland sums up the starters and mains that we had, three out of four people agreed on this!! Tasteless oysters served with thick dry pasta, seasoning was missing in action!!! Really fancied the cod in a masala sauce, no spices detected at all, again BLAND is the only word to describe this food, not just me but... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Been there a few times. Delicious food, great service and beautiful decor. They have a spa next-door. Only downside was that we were unable to have coffee in the lounge as it was full.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had the 5 course tasting menu. We liked the venison very much and this stood out. The home cooked ravioli was also very nice. A yoghurt dish was quite bland.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Lovely food, scallops were gorgeous. Free extras from the Chef helped make it special. Service was patronising when we picked up on being overcharged for our wine. Humble pie came later. Each course was excellent. Would recommend.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A lovely evening celebration in the panelled dining room with a really nice atmosphere and candlelight. The dinner was well served and tasted delicious especially the fig pudding. We were very well looked after and didn't feel rushed.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Ockenden Manor really helped us out - I had to book a party of 10 for a Saturday night for my fathers's 90th birthday party. They went out of their way to help us. We were in a small dining room on our own, all wood paneling candles - very attractive & comfortable & good to know we could make... More 

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A delicious meal and stay. Beautifully cooked fresh bread and amuse bouche most enticing. Loved the beef, duck and souffle. Well worth the visit - thank you

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Thedinner was fantastic, staff friendly and helpful with the children allowed to choose from the at menu. Spa was a fantastic facility.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were staying at the hotel and had booked in for dinner and we weren't disappointed, as the food and service was absolutely superb. Every detail was considered. The presentation was really refined. I can definately see why this restaurant has a Michelen star. The meal started off with Canapees and bubbly, followed by an Amuse Bouche, Starters, Mains and... More 

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Address: Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
Phone Number: (01444) 416111
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Cuckfield
Average Prices: USD 84 - 113

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