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“Sheer class” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Leconfield

The Leconfield
New Street, Petworth GU28 0AS, England
+44 1798 345111
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Ranked #7 of 20 Restaurants in Petworth
Price range: $39 - $76
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, British
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Leconfield restaurant and bar is nestled in the heart of Petworth, voted by The Times as one of the best 30 places for Sunday lunch in the UK
Petworth, United Kingdom
1 review
“Sheer class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We took very old friends who have extremely high standards in food and drink and who were both absolutely delighted with every detail of the place. Richard and his staff welcomed us warmly and looked after us with charm and professionalism throughout. The food was quite exception in its freshness, quality and imagination-taking for granted impeccable presentation-and in addition to all this excellent value for money. This was matched by a quite splendid wine for the lower end of the price range which again offered in this expensive part of the world good value.
The decor and design throughout are faultless examples of top end simplicity and good taste-my wife is already insisting that this will be the place for a forthcoming birthday celebration and I can't for a moment think of anywhere better.
Bravo Richard and team,thank you for allowing us to linger pleasantly over coffee and brandy and we'll be back very soon.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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The_Leconfield, Manager at The Leconfield, responded to this review, November 13, 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review on The Leconfield Restaurant.
We are delighted that we impressed you and your guests with our high standard of food and service and pleased to hear that you feel we are good value.
We will be glad to welcome you back for a meal at The Leconfield and hope to see you in the near future.
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English first
Fittleworth, United Kingdom
1 review
“We were not disappointed!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Last night four of us went to the Leoconfield for supper and we were not disappointed.
We knew Richard from his days running the Swan, so expectations were high.
From the moment we arrived, until we left it was faultless.
The food was delicious, the service outstanding and no expense has been spared with the decor.
It was so good we've booked to return for Sunday lunch!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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The_Leconfield, Manager at The Leconfield, responded to this review, November 13, 2013
Thank you for your positive comments about your dining experience at The Leconfield.
We are glad to hear that you thought the food and service were outstanding and pleased that you are coming back to us for a Sunday roast.
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“The best wedding reception ever thanks to Richard and his team!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We had our lunch wedding reception at the Leconfield on 21st September. We had met with Richard a few times before the big day and each time he was lovely, friendly yet super professional and put us totally at ease with all the arrangements. We had our wedding in London so all the setting up was left to Richard and his team the morning of he wedding. They did it all perfectly, exactly as we asked. Once we all arrived, Richard was brilliant, there were 38 of us, 5 of which were children and he made sure that everyone was happy at sll times. The food was amazing, certainly not easy with 38 of us eating at the same time! Everyone was so impressed! When the lunch overran and he needed to set up for the evening he kindly brought the wedding cake upstairs so we could have it with coffee and speeches! We had the best day and stayed well into the evening! Looking forward to a meal there soon. Thank you again Richard for a lovely day from the hiatts x

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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The_Leconfield, Manager at The Leconfield, responded to this review, November 13, 2013
We are glad to hear that your wedding reception dinner was an enjoyable time for you and your friends and family.
Thank you so much for your positive comments and expressing how impressed you were with the day.
We cater for any turn of events and were glad to accommodate when the reception overran.
We look forward to seeing you dine with us again soon.
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Petworth, United Kingdom
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“Venue for a special occasion”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

My wife chose The Leconfield for a 'special birthday' celebration dinner for me with a group of close friends and the eleven of us were entertained in one of its upstairs private dining areas, featuring a small reception lounge and private dining area. We chose widely from the main restaurant menu and everyone commented on the exceptional quality of the food across the board: both meat and fish dishes were excellent as to quality, quantity and presentation. Our wine selection perfectly matched our food.
Service from our dedicated waitress and the general ambiance were charming and absolutely suited to the occasion, with the unobtrusive but ever-present oversight of the Manager, Richard, adding to the feeling that we were welcome and appreciated guests. Not a cheap evening, but no complaints about value for money in every facet of our Leconfield experience.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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The_Leconfield, Manager at The Leconfield, responded to this review, November 13, 2013
Thank you very much for your feedback on your dining experience at The Leconfield.
We are glad that your party had an enjoyable evening and that all aspects of food and service were exceptional.
We always want to keep exceptional and high standards at The Leconfield to ensure a great experience and would love to see you back enjoying a meal at the restaurant again.
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“Faultless”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Great restaurant with a good atmosphere! Lovely decor, very warm and stylish. Had three courses of delicious food. I really enjoyed my meal here. A great place to go with your partner. A little bit pricey but worth it.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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The_Leconfield, Manager at The Leconfield, responded to this review, November 13, 2013
Thank you for your positive feedback on your dining experience at The Leconfield.
We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your evening and hope to see you dine with us again soon.
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