2 lounges, bar, restaurant, 2 private dining rooms, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Sky), civil wedding licence, 1,000-acre grounds (woodland, ornamental and kitchen gardens, meadow, orchard, lake, croquet lawn, glasshouses), only restaurant wheelchair accessible.
in bar in evening.
not under 7.
Amex, MasterCard, Visa.
per room B&B £278-£850. Set dinner £35-£50, tasting menu £90, seasonal menu £75. 1-night bookings sometimes refused at weekends.
Good Hotel Guide Review
‘We have become addicted to this place,’ write trusted readers, following a return visit to this recently ‘spruced-up’ Elizabethan manor house (Relais & Châteaux). ‘The staff go to great lengths to make your stay memorable, the welcome is always warm, the service impeccable.’ From classic doubles to deluxe four-poster rooms, the accommodation is ‘superb’. ‘The style varies from traditional Tudor to smart, modern but equally cosy.’ A ‘generous hospitality tray’ includes a coffee-maker and ‘delicious home-made biscuits’. ‘Huge log fires’ burn in comfortable lounges, while in the ‘wonderfully airy’ new restaurant, with floor-to-ceiling glass walls that open on to a garden patio, is ‘absolutely spectacular, a tour de force’. It hosts Michelin-starred chef George Blogg’s ‘exquisite’ dishes, highlighting orchard, kitchen garden and local produce. ‘Our excellent carpaccio starter was followed by a delicious lobster done two ways.’ Breakfast is ‘a total joy’ with ‘perfectly cooked eggs’, pastries, ‘whatever you like’. The ‘breathtaking’ gardens were laid out by William Robinson, pioneer of the natural English style, over his 50-year tenure, from 1885. (Francine and Ian Walsh, Bill Bennett)
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Charming British Escape
Experience the quintessential beauty of Gravetye’s gardens as well as the inspiring seasonal menus of Michelin starred Head Chef George Blogg. This overnight stay includes accommodation, three course dinner for two people and full English breakfast. Prices are per room per night based on two people sharing. A minimum booking of two nights may be applicable on certain weekends. From £435 per room per night, based on two people sharing. Subject to availability .To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.
Guide Book Vouchers
This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.Buy the guide