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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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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
US$41 - US$164
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
French, European
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Why have I not been there for 15 years, it was wonderful then and today just as good. First class menu , beautifully cooked and presented by first class staff in excellent surroundings what more could you want. Will not wait so long to return.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tony b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Table for 10 booked for Granny's 90th birthday celebration. Absolutely excellent on all accounts - food, wine, service, and ambience. Many thanks to all the team!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mastershef
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

6 of us went for my mums birthday. The food was wow! Not just in the taste, but in the presentation! The service was fantastic and they were able to cater for all our parties needs. The highlight of my evening was the courses in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank modkay
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Delightful cottage setting with charming entrance and seating for predinner drinks and canapés , wood beamed dining room with comfortable chairs and unobtrusive service and excellent food served well, prixe fixe and a la carts available with good selection and extra treat between courses, a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank georgina b
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is fine dining at its best. The whole experience was faultless. Beautiful food, beautifully presented. Just superb.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank GlennMoore
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

An absolute gem of a restaurant. Classic French cuisine beautifully served and presented. Highest quality ingredients lovingly preparedness presented for a true gastronomic feast.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank nicholasl547
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had a super evening there recently with the local Hort Soc. Fab food,with sparkling service.All together a brill evening!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Irene E
Reviewed 28 October 2018

How surprising that there were only 3 tables occupied on a Saturday night but this was obviously exceptional. Its reputation built over 50 years raised expectations but we were not disappointed. Warm welcome, attentive service, superb cooking and a very creative mixes of ingredients created...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank PeterRand
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We spent our wedding anniversary at Sundial and could not have been happier with our choice. Having had the pleasure of eating here earlier this year, it’s without doubt the best restaurant I’ve eaten at without a Michelin star, and better than some that do...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank B P
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My love and I had our anniversary and he had chosen this restaurant. We were on a road trip through England, so we just coordinated well and had an amazing evening. Actually the restaurant was ours, we arrived, took a seat on the sofa, got...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Akima0707
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Not as such, but certainly if you wanted to dress up for a special occasion, you wouldn't feel over dressed
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24 February 2017|
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