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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bus Stop
“Our favourite spot on the South Downs. Less busy than Devil's Dyke (and/but without the pub). Great views.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Modern European dishes made with local produce, a beer garden, a play area and Sussex Downs views.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best Pubs in the area. Explore the Downs, then call in for a great Pub lunch on your way back to us for the night.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The museum holds an internationally important collection of work by the artists and craftspeople who were drawn to the village, including the sculptor, wood engraver, type-designer and letter-cutter Eric Gill, the calligrapher Edward Johnston (responsible for the famous Johnston typeface used for London Underground), the painter David Jones, the printer Hilary Pepler and the weaver Ethel Mairet. Being able to see special objects and works of art and craft in the village where they were made is a rare opportunity. It offers a unique way to consider how the objects were made and who they were made for. The impact of the many artists and craftspeople who came to live and work in Ditchling fro”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Good range of local food and produce, cooked food in freezer department and good selection of wines and beers.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pool
“A great wet-day out with rapids and water slides. About 15-20 minutes drive. Always a favourite with my kids.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Lovely country pub with great food. Enjoy the walk down the hill from Devils Dyke enjoy a roast on Sunday and enjoy the desserts because you'll definitely walk it all off when you walk back up the hill :+)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“The New Inn is a Grade II listed converted gourmet pub at the heart of the bustling village of Hurstpierpoint. We serve a wide range of freshly prepared dishes in a relaxed and inviting environment and pride ourselves on the high level of hospitality we provide. Please take the time to look around our site and see what we have to offer.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a fine dining restaurant and ideal for that special occasion with family or friends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Nestled at the foot of the picturesque South Downs in Ditchling, just a 20-minute drive from Brighton, Ridgeview are a second-generation family company dedicated to the production of the highest quality English sparkling wine.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful views to the South Downs, cozy and cyclists and hikers welcome. Love their garden”
  • 7 locals recommend
Food
“Fantastic day out for kids. All the usual farm stuff -animals, trampolines, tractor rides and play equipment. Plenty of undercover areas for wetter days.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cinema
“Funky small cinema still surviving against all odds.. give it your support, the seats are comfy!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“we are a 100% gluten free vegetarian café, based in Hassocks – just outside of Brighton – serving fresh, colourful, unprocessed food that will re-energize the body and rejuvenate the mind. Our aim is to promote well-being and vitality, and make plant-based food accessible and enjoyable for all. We pride ourselves on welcoming everyone with a smile, and hope you will come and join us for some hearty, home-cooked comfort food!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Kate's cakes are delicious! She also serves light meals and wine on the terrace in the evenings!”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“Modern European dishes made with local produce, a beer garden, a play area and Sussex Downs views.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best Pubs in the area. Explore the Downs, then call in for a great Pub lunch on your way back to us for the night.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Lovely country pub with great food. Enjoy the walk down the hill from Devils Dyke enjoy a roast on Sunday and enjoy the desserts because you'll definitely walk it all off when you walk back up the hill :+)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a fine dining restaurant and ideal for that special occasion with family or friends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful views to the South Downs, cozy and cyclists and hikers welcome. Love their garden”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Kate's cakes are delicious! She also serves light meals and wine on the terrace in the evenings!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nestled on the high street of Hurstpierpoint village, Morley’s Bistro is proud to serve excellent food in a comfortable and relaxed restaurant atmosphere. It’s the perfect place to relax with friends and family for a drink, breakfast, lunch or an evening meal. Our team are passionate about surpassing expectation with familiar dishes, freshly cooked using locally sourced ingredients. With an eye for detail, wines have been hand-picked to include old favourites and tempting newer varieties.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A pub that serves quite good food at a reasonable price and has outside seating area and friendly staff”
  • 2 locals recommend

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