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Ockenden Manor

Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
(01444) 416111
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Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Cuckfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $88 - $118
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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
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

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
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We ate here for the first time in a few years and the food was simply first rate. We took some visiting American family for dinner and they just loved it. The whole meal was divine for us all. But the shame is that since we were last here, the beautiful wood panelled dining room has been put out of... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went here for my girlfriends birthday, wanting to say we had tried a Michelin star restaurant! On arrival we were asked if we wanted a drink at the bar or go straight to the table. We said the table bit were shown and left in the bar anyway! But the waiter came and took our drink order and gave... More

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east grinstead
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I took my husband here for his birthday and took advantage of the Design Restaurants Club card (buy one get one free on the meals). We opted for the taster menu and a half bottle of wine as I was driving. We had a pre-dinner drink in the bar and my husband had a cocktail and I had a alcohol... More

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Came here for lunch as a family - service was excellent. We were are larger group with some younger children and we were all looked after exceptionally well. A trade mark of the restaurant in ockenden really is the fabulous service. We had lunch in one of the wood panelled rooms which I adore and find much more cosy than... More

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Lindfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had a celebratory lunch at the restaurant last week and it was decidedly disappointing. So disappointing that when we got home we wrote to Ockenden Manor of our experience. Needless to say we have not had a response. Both the food and service were poor - and as far as a dining experience goes was totally lacking. We dined... More

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OckendenManor, Manager at Ockenden Manor, responded to this review

We are sorry for the delay in responding to your letter as Head Chef Stephen Crane was on holiday and has since spoken to you. More

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Additional Information about Ockenden Manor

Address: Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield RH17 5LD, England
Phone Number: (01444) 416111
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Cuckfield
Average Prices: USD 88 - 118

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