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Come and join us! We are looking to recruit: • Waiting Staff • Restaurant Supervisors • Chefs • Kitchen Porters • Cleaners We offer competitive rates of pay & salary, a dynamic work environment & offer an exceptional food and dining experience to our customers. So if you have a passion for hospitality,  enjoy teamwork…

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Love is in the air …💕

When you book  a Valentine’s Day Stay with us you will receive a complimentary bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival. We also have a delicious Valentine’s Menu available on the night showcasing some of Sussex’s best ingredients Harvey’s Bitter, Buckhurst Beef, South Coast Lobster and sharing options for every course among other things…

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Christmas & New Year Opening Times

Here is everything you need to know about when we are open over Christmas & New Year period so you can get planning your fun with us. It’s a busy time of year so please book your table in advance where possible to avoid disappointment.  

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The Steaks are high …

This month Lord De La Warr was delighted to welcome Robert Hardman from The Daily Mail to The Dorset Arms, where after visiting Buckhurst Park he sat down to discuss all things ‘Beef’, while of course  putting it to the taste test .. Read the full article here

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Join our Team ..

We are looking to recruit team members at all levels both front and back of house but particularly: • Supervisors • Waiting Staff • Kitchen Assistants We offer competitive rates of pay and salary, a dynamic work environment & offer an exceptional food and dining experience to our customers. Please send CVs to generalmanager@dorset-arms.co.uk

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‘Game Night’ with Corney & Barrow Thursday 30th November 7pm

Come and join us for a delicious menu celebrating the best of seasonal game paired with Corney & Barrow wines. Places are limited so please call 01892 770278 to make a reservation. 4 course menu with wine @£75.00 pp  Pheasant & Chorizo Scotch Eggs Cotes-du-Rhone Blanc Les Becs Fins Tardieu- Laurent 2022  *** Grouse &…

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The Dorset Arms included in 25 cosy pubs for easy autumn walks

Selected by Sawdays for The Independent we are delighted to be included in their article about great pubs for autumn walks. Read the full article here .

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Steak Frites Wednesdays

We are delighted to introduce ‘Steak Frites’ Wednesdays* at The Dorset Arms. What better way to banish the mid-week blues than to come and join us for a delicious • Buckhurst Beef Steak, • Frites  • A Glass of Wine all for £20 pp.   So come along and join us every Wednesday..it’s the perfect…

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Sussex Summer Stays

We are delighted to be launching our ☀️SUSSEX SUMMER STAYS☀️ for July and August 2023 We have put together this amazing package for just  £115 per person per night based on 2 guests staying for 2 nights on a Monday & Tuesday in July and August 2023 The package includes the best of what The…

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Summer is here – come and get a pizza the action!

We are delighted that our pizza oven & BBQ  is now open from Wednesday- Sunday  12.00 – 18.00 (weather dependent)  serving our  delicious home-made pizzas, burgers & sandwiches  from our garden bar. When we say home-made we mean it – with our famous Dorset Arms tomato sauce base, and delicious toppings  combined with our hand…

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What our customers say

""Excellent food, service & a lovely varied menu too""

"Excellent food, service and a lovely, varied menu too. We had a great evening, thanks guys. Highly recommended for dinner."

Steve Price - September 2022 - Google

""They were always attentive and the food was excellent. We could not have asked for more...""

"We hired a pod for our 40th wedding anniversary. The staff managed to balance being always available but not a constant interruption. They were always attentive and the food was excellent. We could not have asked for more..."

Paul Stockley - October 2022 - Google

"Excellent meal, excellent service "

"Excellent meal, excellent service. Very happy friendly staff. Lovely atmosphere.
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Malcolm Barton - November 2022 - Google

""Food was excellent, service was fantastic""

"It was the first time I've been to the Dorset Arms. Food was excellent, service was fantastic and I would recommend eating here. I will be back again for the Sunday roast!
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Tony Laughlin - November 2022 - Google

"We will definitely go back"

"The service was efficient and courteous and the food was great. Overall, a very pleasant experience and reasonably priced. We will definitely go back."

January 2020 - TripAdvisor

"Better and better"

"Since the Restaurant was taken back by the estate, it has gone from strength to strength.Good locally sourced food, good ambience & service.We shall return!"

Christopher S. - November 2018 - TripAdvisor

"Fabulous food in authentic surroundings"

"Really lovely inn. Very welcoming with real old worlde charm. Great service. Had wonderful perfectly cooked sole in delicious sauce. Wish it was my local!"

Anne E. - June 2019 - TripAdvisor

"One of the best..."

"Food is excellent, service is great. The flat ironed chicken is to die for. Great value, brilliant atmosphere."

Gordon D. - March 2019 - TripAdvisor

"Wonderful dining experience"

"Will highly recommend the dorset to all my family & friends and will be visiting there again! All the staff were a pleasure to be around."

Jean W. - May 2019 - TripAdvisor

"Great food and lovely pub"

"We went on a Sunday evening and enjoyed a great roast. Service was excellent. Pub was classy without even trying."

March 2019 - OpenTable

  • Certificate of
    Excellence

    2015-2017 Winner, TripAdvisor

  • Diners' Choice
    Award 2018

    OpenTable

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We have 6 beautiful double en-suite bedrooms in our Old School Cottage that is located just at the end of the pub garden.
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So whether you want to visit
•Ashdown Forest 
•The famous Tunbridge Wells Pantiles 
•Penshurst Place 
which are all on our doorstep or just relax and enjoy some Dorset Arms hospitality we are the perfect place to be. 
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Our weekday standard double room prices start from £130 per room per night and Fridays-Sundays start from £155 per room per night from Jan-March and dogs are welcome too! 
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For further information or to book a room please call us on 01892 770278 or visit our website #linkinbio 
We have 6 beautiful double en-suite bedrooms in our Old School Cottage that is located just at the end of the pub garden.
•
So whether you want to visit
•Ashdown Forest 
•The famous Tunbridge Wells Pantiles 
•Penshurst Place 
which are all on our doorstep or just relax and enjoy some Dorset Arms hospitality we are the perfect place to be. 
•
Our weekday standard double room prices start from £130 per room per night and Fridays-Sundays start from £155 per room per night from Jan-March and dogs are welcome too! 
•
For further information or to book a room please call us on 01892 770278 or visit our website #linkinbio 
#sussex #sussexpub #sussexlife #pubswithrooms #staycation #easter #getaway #minibreak #weekendawaywithfriends #muddysussex #englishpubs #weekendoff #ashdownforest #tunbridgewells #tunbridgewellsmums #villagepub #dogfriendlypubs #dogfriendlypub #englishpubs

We have 6 beautiful double en-suite bedrooms in our Old School Cottage that is located just at the end of the pub garden.

So whether you want to visit
•Ashdown Forest
•The famous Tunbridge Wells Pantiles
•Penshurst Place
which are all on our doorstep or just relax and enjoy some Dorset Arms hospitality we are the perfect place to be.

Our weekday standard double room prices start from £130 per room per night and Fridays-Sundays start from £155 per room per night from Jan-March and dogs are welcome too!

For further information or to book a room please call us on 01892 770278 or visit our website #linkinbio
We have 6 beautiful double en-suite bedrooms in our Old School Cottage that is located just at the end of the pub garden.

So whether you want to visit
•Ashdown Forest
•The famous Tunbridge Wells Pantiles
•Penshurst Place
which are all on our doorstep or just relax and enjoy some Dorset Arms hospitality we are the perfect place to be.

Our weekday standard double room prices start from £130 per room per night and Fridays-Sundays start from £155 per room per night from Jan-March and dogs are welcome too!

For further information or to book a room please call us on 01892 770278 or visit our website #linkinbio
#sussex #sussexpub #sussexlife #pubswithrooms #staycation #easter #getaway #minibreak #weekendawaywithfriends #muddysussex #englishpubs #weekendoff #ashdownforest #tunbridgewells #tunbridgewellsmums #villagepub #dogfriendlypubs #dogfriendlypub #englishpubs
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Warm Chocolate Fondant with Clotted Cream Ice-Cream - the perfect combination of classic flavours .. delicious!

Warm Chocolate Fondant with Clotted Cream Ice-Cream - the perfect combination of classic flavours .. delicious! ...

Our Saturday special ..Provençal Bouillabaisse with Toasted Sourdough and Rouille. 
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This famous Marseille fish soup deliciously combines the flavours of fish, tomato and Provençal herbs with the rouille, a mayonnaise made of olive oil, garlic, saffron, and cayenne pepper served on toasted slices of bread - just perfect for dipping or mopping up ..

Our Saturday special ..Provençal Bouillabaisse with Toasted Sourdough and Rouille.

This famous Marseille fish soup deliciously combines the flavours of fish, tomato and Provençal herbs with the rouille, a mayonnaise made of olive oil, garlic, saffron, and cayenne pepper served on toasted slices of bread - just perfect for dipping or mopping up ..
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Come and join us!
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We are looking to recruit:
• Waiting Staff
• Restaurant Supervisors
• Chefs
• Kitchen Porters
• Cleaners
We offer competitive rates of pay & salary, a dynamic work environment & offer an exceptional food and dining experience to our customers.
•
So if you have a passion for hospitality,  enjoy teamwork & are keen to use your energy and outgoing skills to develop your career please email your CV to generalmanager@dorset-arms.co.uk - please forward to anyone who might be interested.
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#jobsearch #localpub #sussexjobs #sussexlife #sussexpubs #localpub #ashdownforest #hospitalityjobs #muddysussex #tunbridgewellsmums #jobvacancy #waitingstaff #kitchenwork #recruiting #hospitalityjobs #jobsinsussex #eastgrinstead #crowborough

Come and join us!

We are looking to recruit:
• Waiting Staff
• Restaurant Supervisors
• Chefs
• Kitchen Porters
• Cleaners
We offer competitive rates of pay & salary, a dynamic work environment & offer an exceptional food and dining experience to our customers.

So if you have a passion for hospitality, enjoy teamwork & are keen to use your energy and outgoing skills to develop your career please email your CV to generalmanager@dorset-arms.co.uk - please forward to anyone who might be interested.
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#jobsearch #localpub #sussexjobs #sussexlife #sussexpubs #localpub #ashdownforest #hospitalityjobs #muddysussex #tunbridgewellsmums #jobvacancy #waitingstaff #kitchenwork #recruiting #hospitalityjobs #jobsinsussex #eastgrinstead #crowborough
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A variation of this dish was so popular on our Valentine’s menu that we are transferring it - Crayfish & Avocado Crostini is now heading up our Specials board.. 🙌

A variation of this dish was so popular on our Valentine’s menu that we are transferring it - Crayfish & Avocado Crostini is now heading up our Specials board.. 🙌 ...

Love is.. 💕A Valentine’s Chambourd Spritz cocktail followed by dinner for 2 💕
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We have put together a delicious a la carte menu you will love featuring Lobster, Bouillabaisse, Warm Chocolate Fondant & more with the additional “Sharing Options” for each course of:
❣️Harvey’s Porter Rarebit, Dipping Soldiers, Celery & Cornichons 
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❣️Buckhurst Park Cote du Boeuf, Pommes Frites, Bearnaise 
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Churros with a Trio of Warm Sauces
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Or why not  can mix and match- the best of both worlds.. to book see #linkinbio or call now on 01892 770278 and get Valentine’s Day taken care of.

Love is.. 💕A Valentine’s Chambourd Spritz cocktail followed by dinner for 2 💕

We have put together a delicious a la carte menu you will love featuring Lobster, Bouillabaisse, Warm Chocolate Fondant & more with the additional “Sharing Options” for each course of:
❣️Harvey’s Porter Rarebit, Dipping Soldiers, Celery & Cornichons

❣️Buckhurst Park Cote du Boeuf, Pommes Frites, Bearnaise
❣️
Churros with a Trio of Warm Sauces
❣️
Or why not can mix and match- the best of both worlds.. to book see #linkinbio or call now on 01892 770278 and get Valentine’s Day taken care of.
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Moules Marinere going down a storm as a starter with bread or as a main course with frites.. #musselsfrombrussels (the recipe of course)

Moules Marinere going down a storm as a starter with bread or as a main course with frites.. #musselsfrombrussels (the recipe of course) ...

💕Pretty in Pink 💕- with just a week to go until Valentine’s Day we wanted to introduce you to our favourite “pinks” from our wine list as at this time of year these Rosé wines have their time to shine. 
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Hindleap Sparkling Wine 
With aromas of soft peach & berries and rose hip on the nose, all underpinned by Turkish Delight, necatrine and violet give a rounded creamy finish.
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Saint Baillon 
This is one of our best sellers - a classic Provence Rosé full of peachy, citrus & red fruit flavours dry with a  well balanced acidity.
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Domaine De Montaubéron
This zesty pink is from the Languedoc-Roussillon region and combines the Syrah and the Grenache grapes to give us a liquid summer pudding.
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All wines are available by the bottle or by the glass

💕Pretty in Pink 💕- with just a week to go until Valentine’s Day we wanted to introduce you to our favourite “pinks” from our wine list as at this time of year these Rosé wines have their time to shine.
💕
Hindleap Sparkling Wine
With aromas of soft peach & berries and rose hip on the nose, all underpinned by Turkish Delight, necatrine and violet give a rounded creamy finish.
💕
Saint Baillon
This is one of our best sellers - a classic Provence Rosé full of peachy, citrus & red fruit flavours dry with a well balanced acidity.
💕
Domaine De Montaubéron
This zesty pink is from the Languedoc-Roussillon region and combines the Syrah and the Grenache grapes to give us a liquid summer pudding.
💕
All wines are available by the bottle or by the glass
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Team tasting of our delicious Valentine’s Sharing Starter of Harvey’s Porter Rarebit and Dipping Soldiers with celery - and we decided to add cornichons for extra crunch and zzziiipppp!! 
#valentines #valentinesday #howtomakeit #rarebit #cheese #dinnerdate #sussex #chefslife #sussexpub #englishpub #cheeseandwinenight #datenight #localpub #beerstagram #lovelocal #dreamteam #sussexpub #muddysussex #datenightideas #makeyourown #tunbridge

Team tasting of our delicious Valentine’s Sharing Starter of Harvey’s Porter Rarebit and Dipping Soldiers with celery - and we decided to add cornichons for extra crunch and zzziiipppp!!
#valentines #valentinesday #howtomakeit #rarebit #cheese #dinnerdate #sussex #chefslife #sussexpub #englishpub #cheeseandwinenight #datenight #localpub #beerstagram #lovelocal #dreamteam #sussexpub #muddysussex #datenightideas #makeyourown #tunbridge
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Welcome to February! We have made it through Jan with all that it brings including its 5 Mondays ..!
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After a very busy Shoot, Christmas and New Year & to give our team a well earned break, from Monday 5th February until the end of March we are going to be closing the kitchen on Monday and Tuesday evenings so the last food orders  on those days will be at 3pm - but there will be light bites available for our B&B guests.
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On Mondays & Tuesdays the bar will be open as usual from 12 but last drinks orders will be at 8pm.
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Thank you in advance for your support and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Welcome to February! We have made it through Jan with all that it brings including its 5 Mondays ..!

After a very busy Shoot, Christmas and New Year & to give our team a well earned break, from Monday 5th February until the end of March we are going to be closing the kitchen on Monday and Tuesday evenings so the last food orders on those days will be at 3pm - but there will be light bites available for our B&B guests.

On Mondays & Tuesdays the bar will be open as usual from 12 but last drinks orders will be at 8pm.

Thank you in advance for your support and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
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Introducing our delicious new salad..Pear, Walnut and Blue Cheese with Toasted Almonds and Balsamic Dressing, a classic combination with a Dorset twist.

Introducing our delicious new salad..Pear, Walnut and Blue Cheese with Toasted Almonds and Balsamic Dressing, a classic combination with a Dorset twist. ...

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