Festive food in Sussex

Mince pies, Christmas lunches, mulled wine and more. It wouldn't be Christmas without indulging in some tasty seasonal treats, and our places in Sussex have got plenty to offer.

Frosty view of Bodiam Castle

Christmas lunches at Bodiam Castle 

Celebrate the festive season with a traditional 3-course Christmas lunch at Bodiam Castle. Our friendly waiters and waitresses will be serving our Christmas menu at weekends from 5 – 20 December in our festively decorated tea room. Freshly prepared by our chef, Phil, and baker, Marilyn, it’s the perfect way to start your celebrations.

Christmas festive food

Christmas Confection at Petworth 

See the Servants' Quarters transformed for Christmas - join Miranda Gore Brown from the Great British Bake Off or become a mini master chef for the day.

A Kipling Just So Stories book open to show the 'How the Camel got his hump' story set out in a Christmas display at Bateman's in East Sussex

Christmas lunch at Bateman's 

Get into the festive spirit in November and December with a Christmas lunch in the Mulberry Tearoom. 2 courses £16.95, 3 courses £21.95. Bookings taken for Monday to Friday only. Please phone 01435 882302.

Family look at Christmas tree at Uppark, West Sussex

Plan ahead for Christmas with your family 

Pick up our family trail this festive season and see if you can make it as a Victorian servant. Book in to see Father Christmas on special days.