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Gardner Street, Herstmonceux, Hailsham BN27 4LA, England
+44 1323 832217
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (24 reviews)
“turbot” (9 reviews)
“foie gras” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Gardner Street, Herstmonceux, Hailsham BN27 4LA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed on arrival and were given a lovely plate of appetisers while ordering our food. The food seemed to be served quickly without being rushed. It looked attractive and tasted good with a good selection of vegetables. The puddings were interesting and tasted...More

2  Thank bryanwatts2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place for very special occasions. Beautiful food with the most intense flavours you could ever imagine.

2  Thank 444Anon
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Never did we expect to find such a Gourmet gem in Herstmonceux. The owners went the extra mile to make us feel very welcome from the start and looked after us throughout with delicious appetisers and fantastic service at their extremely pleasant, spacious premises... and...More

2  Thank Christina F
Reviewed October 1, 2017

My wife and I had been meaning to go here for some while but never got round to it - what a mistake. This is an outstanding restaurant and probably one of the very best in a wide radius. We have eaten all over the...More

3  Thank Graham S
Reviewed September 25, 2017

First class meal, first class service, over all a fantastic meal with excellent service. Mary very accommodating and knowledgeable with the menu and wines. Great chef! Keep up the good work.... love this place ❤️

2  Thank 46amanda
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

A great location love the French feeling about the place Very good menu presentation superb and excellent flavours Good wine list And important stunning desserts

2  Thank Petertc66
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We were really excited to visit this restaurant but were disappointed. My husband's quail starter was over cooked and my scallops were ok. I chose the turbot and was very disappointed; it was very thin and dry. The celeriac mousse was cold. My husband's rabbit...More

1  Thank Bastet101
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Lamb chops were over seasoned and chewy. Steak was not much better. Nice ambience but did not feel satisfied given the price. Chef took payment at the end of night he seemed a bit abrupt with us. Would not go back

1  Thank tam7878
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely traditional French restaurant, the owners are friendly and accommodating, we had a 5 year old with us. The food is refreshingly different and very well presented. Lovely wine menu and great views.

2  Thank CommanderBiro
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

So impressed with the meal for mum's birthday. Thank you for being so accommodating at such late notice and giving my five year old son something appropriate to his palate. This was a seamless, delicious meal and one we will remember for a long time...More

1  Thank Richard D
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March 31, 2017|
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Response from Fcroton | Reviewed this property |
Not as such, but certainly if you wanted to dress up for a special occasion, you wouldn't feel over dressed
Elizabeth T
February 24, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $164
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gardner Street, Herstmonceux, Hailsham BN27 4LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hailsham  >  Herstmonceux
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 832217
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The Sundial is a privately owned, relaxed and chic French restaurant with spectacular views of the South Downs in East Sussex. The Sundial’s à-la-carte and seasonal menus as well as its cuisine and ambience are typically French. Our restaurant in East Sussex is perfect for a meal with family and friends or an intimate dinner for two, the Sundial’s lounge bar, French restaurant and private dining room provide a flexible combination for parties, business meetings, seminars, wedding venues and group events for up to 60 people. Our restaurant can cater for upto 150 people as a wedding venue.
If you´re looking for a Fine Dining French restaurant in East Sussex, or anywhere in Sussex, you won´t find a finer French restaurant!. Our French restaurant has a Civil wedding License offering you the perfect wedding venue in East Sussex.
Restaurant also has a large car park with 16 parking spaces.
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