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Forest Brasserie


Whether you're staying with us or just looking for some of the best restaurants in and around East Grinstead, dining at Ashdown Park is a deliciously rewarding experience.

Dining at Ashdown Park is a rich and rewarding experience, whether you’re a lover of award-winning gourmet cuisine or prefer something more traditional served in a relaxed bistro setting, we offer some of the best restaurants in East Sussex within our hotel & country club. A popular spot with locals looking for restaurants near to East Grinstead as well as attracting guests visiting from further afield to sample to award-winning Anderida Restaurant.


The 2 AA Rosette Anderida Restaurant, as well as being locally renowned as one of the best restaurants in East Grinstead and the surrounding areas, is also recognised throughout the county and beyond as being an award-winning restaurant in East Sussex that simply must be sampled.

Monday to Friday – 7am to 10:30am
Saturday  – 7:30am to 11am
Sunday– 7:30am to 10.30am

Monday to Saturday – Closed
Sunday - 1pm to 3pm

Monday to Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday to Sunday – 6pm to 9:30pm

Forest Brasserie

Welcome to our newest dining experience at Ashdown Park Hotel, located in the thoroughly tranquil setting of the Country Club, with majestic views overlooking the golf course and forest beyond, the Forest Brasserie is perfect for a relaxing dining experience for the whole family.  

Open from 10am daily for tea and coffee services.

Open daily for lunch - 12 noon to 2.30pm

Dinner dining - Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday - 6pm to 9.30pm 


Our Afternoon Tea menus are award-winners and our kitchens are extremely proud of the home-made sandwiches, cakes and scones they serve. The period lounges are the perfect place to enjoy our Afternoon Tea, or if the weather is nice and warm, the terrace overlooking the lawns and lake makes a sunny alternative.

Afternoon Tea is served in the relaxed and elegant surroundings of our Lounges between 2pm - 6pm. Available daily to hotel residents. Non-resident guests are welcome to join us for this fine tradition Sunday to Friday.

Sundays: 2pm - 4pm or 4pm onwards

Estate Picnics

One of the most idyllic alfresco dining opportunities in Sussex.  Why not take one of our picnics and explore the grounds to find your own haven of tranquillity on our 186-acre estate.


If you have a special occasion to celebrate, from an intimate private dinner for 2 up to a banquet for 250 people, then we have a choice of elegant dining rooms to choose from.


Elite Diners is our brand new membership scheme which has been created to provide a range of VIP offerings and services for our regular guests. 

Next Event
Father's Day Luncheon
Sunday 18th Jun
Visit the Anderida Restaurant and treat your dad this Father's Day...
Father's Day Lunch in the Forest Brasserie
Sunday 18th Jun
Choose our brasserie family lunch for Father's Day with magnificant views of the Ashdown Forest...
Father's Day Afternoon Tea
Sunday 18th Jun
Afternoon Tea with a bottle of local beer or a glass of Champagne...which does your dad prefer? Relax in our sumptuous…
World Chocolate Day
Friday 7th Jul
Back by popular demand, Chef's Chocolate Afternoon Tea to celebrate World Chocolate Day 2023 ...and why not?
Ladies Luncheon with Brenda Barratt
Monday 17th Jul
It is our pleasure to invite you to the next Ladies Luncheon to be held on Monday 17th July, where we will welcome…
Ladies Luncheon
Monday 18th Sep
We are delighted to extend an invitation to our upcoming Ladies Luncheon on Monday, September 18th.
Ladies Luncheon with Partners
Monday 16th Oct
We are thrilled to invite you and your partner to our Ladies and Partners Luncheon on Monday 16th October.
Chapel in the Forest Musical Weekend
Friday 10th Nov
Nick Bailey, the first voice of Classic FM and now Boom Radio, joins us as your host to present a three-night musical…

To book, please contact our reservations team on 01342 824988 or

If you suffer from a food allergy or intolerance, please inform us and we will be happy to assist you. Please note for groups of 7 or more and for special dining events, our reservations Team may ask for a deposit to secure your booking.