Built in the 18th century by Sir Thomas Medley, the regal Buxted Park Hotel has since had the likes of William Wordsworth, Winston Churchill and Marlon Brando grace its polished wooden floors. tastecard members are now invited inside this Grade II listed Palladian mansion to sample the delights of the Coat of Arms Lounge and Crystal Bar, with 50% off of the food bill.
Every bit as opulent as the name sounds, the Crystal Bar is bright, airy and comfortable. The baroque walls are accented with original Georgian features, such as the open fireplace and stunning oil paintings, and a beautiful chandelier hangs down over the proceedings. Take up occupancy in one of the many leather armchairs and enjoy the views of the grounds through the large windows, while staff provide the exceptional service that this four-star hotel prides itself on. Despite the luxuriousness of the setting, the atmosphere itself is far from stifling or ostentatious – instead, diners will find it to be friendly and relaxed.
Whether you’re after elevenses, an indulgently long lunch with loved ones after a day exploring Ashdown Forest, or a late-night snack, you’ll leave satisfied. A menu featuring everyone’s favourite bar snacks, as well as salads, sandwiches wraps and locally sourced meats and poultry can be washed down with something from the well-stocked bar. This menu is also available for consumption in the hotel's Coat of Arms Lounge, which is similarly as atmospheric.
To work up your appetite beforehand, or perhaps burn off your indulgent meal, take a stroll through the 312 acres of Sussex parkland that Buxted Park Hotel perches inside. Buxted Park Hotel is a popular venue for weddings, and with a setting so romantic you feel like you've been transported away from the modern world, it's easy to understand why.
Please Note: this tastecard offer is not available on Bank Holidays, special celebration days such as, but not limited to, Valentine's Day or Mother's and Father's Days, or throughout December. tastecard holders must book before arriving in order for the offer to be valid.