Restaurant Interlude at Leonardslee Gardens

(123 Reviews)
Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Horsham, RH13 6PP
British, Afternoon Tea

Top offer

Sabrage Sparkling Wine Experience £18.00 per person

Must be over 18 to drive a buggy and produce driving license prior to departure

Restaurant description

The Michelin-starred Restaurant Interlude in Horsham serves British cuisine led by Jean Delport and acclaimed South African chefs. In a grand manor house overlooking 200 acres of the luscious Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens, the restaurant demonstrates unique plating with a tasting menu inspired by its own kitchen garden, local farmers and surroundings.

On the Restaurant Interlude menu, find ingredients from the gardens served in bulbous tumblers, mossy gardens or on stones, like the palate-cleansing meadowsweet and ginger beer pebble. Dishes pay homage to its chefs' South African connections with a mushroom and deer biltong taster.

Enjoy Restaurant Interlude’s ribbons of pumpkin pasta with pine mousse, while for dessert, try the sheep's milk sorbet with a delicate chocolate leaf. The interior’s luxurious patterned wallpaper and chandeliers over white-clothed tables, showcase the West Sussex restaurant’s fine dining style in the intimate drawing room.

The whimsical and unusual dining venture on an estate in Sussex serves tasting menus influenced by nature around them. Found in Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens, Restaurant Interlude near Brighton is under 30 minutes from Horsham Station.

Customer reviews for Restaurant Interlude at Leonardslee Gardens
(based on 123 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (103)
  • al fresco (8)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (5)
  • child friendly (5)
  • dinner (29)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (10)
  • lunch (13)
  • luxury (60)
  • private dining (21)
  • romantic (41)
  • trendy (3)
  • value (18)
  • views (64)
  • By Samantha M from East grinstead
    3 November 2019

    The setting was beautiful and tranquil. The food was presented immaculately and in perfect sized portions. The scones were the softest and fluffiest ive ever tasted. The fillings in the mini buns were unbelievably tasty. The mini desserts at the end had to be the best. They were delicious and so beautiful. The waitress was very attentive, informative and friendly. This was by far the best afternoon tea i have ever experienced.

  • By Jason H from Chichester
    31 October 2019

    Unbelievable experience from start to finish

  • By Anne M from Turners Hill
    27 October 2019

    This was a treat for my sister's 60th birthday and it was lovely. The food, service, setting all faultless. My only criticism would be the lack of indian teas, ie Assam, fuller flavour teas.

  • By Claire B from Horsham
    27 October 2019

    Lovely Halloween themed afternoon tea with really tasty and interesting cakes.

  • By Pat G from Brighton
    25 October 2019

    Wonderful. Although raining the view and atmosphere was lovely. Food plenty of it , well presented and really tasty. Service excellent.

  • By Neil M from Thakeham
    24 October 2019

    We had afternoon tea and whilst the food was enjoyable it was not as good or value for money as others we have experienced at similar restaurants.

  • By Eileen M from Crawley
    24 October 2019

    Very beautiful & elegant surroundings, the staff made you very welcome , they were very attentive & explained all the food we were served, all the courses from the afternoon tea were very delicious

  • By Julia R from Nice
    5 October 2019

    Unique experience

  • By Paul F from West Sussex
    5 October 2019

    My wife and I had an excellent evening with first class hospitality, service and cuisine. Each course was meticulously presented and tasted devine.

  • By Jules L from West Wickham
    2 October 2019

    A brilliant place for Afternoon Tea. Attentive, but not intrusive, knowledgeable staff who explained each dish and made you feel special. The best Afternoon Tea I have had. Food was delicious and providing a box to take home what you cannot finish is a lovely touch. Our table was by the french doors leading on to the terrace giving wonderful views of the garden. Having piano music playing in the background was very relaxing.

Restaurant Location Map
Restaurant Interlude at Leonardslee Gardens
Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Horsham, RH13 6PP

Available offers

  • Sabrage Sparkling Wine Experience £18.00 per person
  • Ultimate Mannings Heath Experience £100 per person
  • Walking tour of England’s first Pinotage Vineyard £12.00 per person
  • Wine & Fine Chocolate Pairing £15 per person
  • Cheese & Wine Pairing £15 per person
  • Tea Tasting
  • Tutored Wine Tasting Experience £10 Per Person

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