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restaurants. At the Pass Restaurant at South Lodge Hotel you can sample an eight-course menu tailored to your tastes. Go to Tristan’s for the squab pigeon, spelt and braised shallot. For something less flashy visit Jeremy’s Restaurant, nestled in the Borde Hill Gardens, for its six-course British tasting menu, available at weekends on special request.
Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa in Cuckfield, an Elizabethan manor with 28 bedrooms and suites and a Michelin-starred restaurant. Doubles from £190 per night, breakfast not included. ( hshotels.co.uk/ ockenden-manor-hotel-and-spa)