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Afternoon Tea in West Sussex

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Brighton Road | South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding, Horsham RH13 6PS, England
+44 1403 891711
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Brighton, UK
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We arrived at beautiful South Lodge on a Thursday, for afternoon tea for my friends 40th. We were warmly greeted and shown to our table by a very friendly waiter. This wonderful Country house hotel has panoramic view of the South Downs and oozes traditional elegance in decor and service. The amazing afternoon tea included a delicious glass of award-winning... More 

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Lancing
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Took the Mother-in-law here for afternoon tea on her birthday. It was beautifully presented by very friendly and competent staff. The food was excellent and the choice of teas was over whelming. A lovely touch was a timer was brought out with each pot to optimise the brewing time. I recommend this experience to everyone, even just the once, you... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had afternoon tea at south lodge it was ok quite pleasant could have had a little extra but staff were all very nice. Would I do it again yes of course I would.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The afternoon tea was nothing like I was led to believe it would be. Food average and a bit dry. Service was polite but sterile. Dirty cup and wrong teas given. Take home cake not that good. The house felt tired although terraces are lovely. So much could be done with the grounds.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I spent a child free afternoon celebrating a wedding anniversary with Afternoon Tea. We were fortunate to get a seat on the terrace which was delightful. The food was excellent and of a very high standard. Service could have been quicker but we weren't in a hurry so this didn't really matter. I would highly recommend the... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Not sure if we stumbled upon a 'groupon' cheap afternoon but the standard was far lower than usual. The bread used for the sandwiches was stale and dry as was the cake taken home in a box. The table wasn't cleared and we literally had to scour the building to find someone to pay. Rather disappointed.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Hello , You have some time off on your business trip , or afternoon you just go and drop to have Tea in West Sussex and enjoy the cakes and pastries outdoors nicest green garden , spacious , serenity , warmth hospitality , yammy cakes , peaceful time is good time :-) I love that place ..Enjoy!!!

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Thank MarieTherese73
West Sussex
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Great service and excellent choice of different teas (and you can have more than one pot). The savouries were excellent as were the cakes. Always offered seconds (pace yourself).

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We had tea after an overnight stay, it was impeccable, the service was top notch and we even got to take some cake home.....we will be back again

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

As with the rest of the South Lodge hotel the cream tea was excellent with staff constantly asking if you wanted more of anything, indeed insisted that we take home a box of treats for later enjoyment. Highly recommended to all you won't regret it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$53
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brighton Road | South Lodge Hotel, Lower Beeding, Horsham RH13 6PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham  >  Lower Beeding
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 891711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?