Close your eyes, and picture the typical inn in the typical English village… That's The Castle Inn Hotel. Nestling in the heart of the South Downs in the charming village of Bramber, a beautiful place to visit, and a restorative place to stay. You could feel in the middle of nowhere there, and yet you are within easy reach of Brighton (8 miles), Worthing (6 miles), Brighton City (Shoreham) Airport (4 miles), Gatwick Airport (22 miles), Newhaven Ferry Port (26 miles) and road & rail links to London. There are fresh new dishes of the day, every day, including several vegetarian options and local produce are used where possible. If you have any special dietary requirements simply call and speak to a chef. The Castle Inn serves contemporary and classic British/European dishes and is open 7 days a week (the kitchen at 6:00pm on a Sunday during the winter). For your comfort and relaxation there is the Bramber Dining Room that is reserved for adults (+14). The newly-refurbished Coach House dining room with 32 seats serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; this is the family-friendly dining room. There is also a spacious bar area that seats 34 and when the weather is good there is a lovely English garden that seats a further 72.
by Mary Kimber on 11 Jun 2018
We had a family gathering to celebrate a special birthday, we booked our table in advance and pre booked our food. The set up was lovely, they staff did their best especially as the place was so busy and we had a lovely time! The food was very good and highly recommend the roast!! Cant wait to visit again and sample some more of the menu
by L, A and N on 27 May 2018
My daughter had discovered you last year whilst on a South Downs walk and came back saying what a good place the Castle was. So we'd been waiting for the opportunity to visit again. We thought the food was delicious and the choice on the menu was really good. We liked the fact that you offered custard with the crumble as well as cream or ice-cream. We liked the decor and ambience of the dining room. The service was efficient and friendly which we appreciated. We will definitely come again .
by Phil B on 21 May 2018
We enjoyed our family group Sunday lunch for 13 people. On arrival we first relaxed and had a drink in the pleasant garden area, to which we a also gravitated after the meal. Our long table was laid out in the Coach room which had comfortable chairs and a very relaxed ambience and space to move about and chat to each other. Most of us had chosen the roast beef dinner which was excellent and quickly served (we had pre-ordered). Desserts were also praised. Service was good, though the staff were a bit pushed as there were many customers. Only minor criticism was that bottles of water were not provided initially and I had to chase down 1 of the busy staff to make the request. Overall a very enjoyable event.
by Peter Etheridge on 17 May 2018
Excellent friendly welcome and service.
by David Kemp on 13 May 2018
Took an hour to get our main course, two hours to get to to the dessert. They apparently had a sudden influx of people on the Saturday lunhtime, but hardly anyone in our dining area. Starters were strange apart from the soup, 'crispy squid' was anything but crispy, brouchette was the end of a baguette with some tomatoes on. Main courses and dessert were OK apart from the very lengthy wait. Service was apologetic and cheery. I have eaten here before and will probably eat here again but will try and avoid a busy time of the week!