**Due to staff logistics the restaurant will be closed on Mondays and Tuedsdays, but snacks and Afternoon Tea will be served in the bar**


Latest News

Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Hours Christmas Eve: 12.00 – 21.00hrs Christmas Day: Pre-booked tables only Boxing Day: Food Served food served 12.00-15.00, open until 17.00 Sunday 27th December: Food served 12.00-15.00 open until 17.00 Monday 28th December: Food Served 12.00-15.00 open until 17.00

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**Win your Christmas Day Lunch**

  Book your Christmas Day lunch with us at The Dorset Arms and you will automatically be entered into the draw where the winner will win the cost of their meal… our Christmas gift to you. We have our last few Christmas Day tables left & all bookings are being made within the current government…

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Christmas Menus 2020

Family, food and friends have never been more important than they are this year – so however you want to celebrate Christmas we have menus to cater for whatever you need. From a Christmas cocktail or two to a festive get together or a family feast we have menus to suit all occasions, available from…

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Book a 2 night mid-week stay and 1 night is on us – Yes really!

From September 2020 to November 2020 when you pre-book a two night midweek stay using the code: DLW1109 at The Dorset Arms (Monday- Friday)* then the second night is on us. Located in the heart of the stunning Sussex countryside we are dogfriendly and perfectly placed for wonderful walks and places to visit. So whether…

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Now closing at 10pm

In keeping with the new Government guidelines, from the 24th September until further notice we will be closing the pub at 10pm – so the following timing adjustments will now apply to our service. Service Times The bar will be open from 12.00-10.00pm with last orders at the bar at 9.30pm. We will serving food…

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C-19 Accredited as a ‘Safe place to work & visit’

We are delighted to have received accreditation from the CSC to certify that we are ‘a safe place to work and visit’ with regard to our C-19 procols as independently verified by CSC. As a CSC C-19 accredited site we have been recognised as: Clean and sanitise our site regularly We provide sufficient handwashing/sanitising facilities…

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Eat out to help out – Extended for September

The Dorset Arms are delighted be extending the #eattohelpout scheme for September 2020. As with the August scheme we will be including Monday – Wednesday as well as now Thursday lunchtimes too.

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COVID-19 Guidelines

If you are coming to the Dorset Arms to eat, drink or stay we would be very grateful if you could read through our customer guidelines about how we will be operating under the new government guidelines prior to your visit.

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We are open!

We are #backinbusiness & are very excited to confirm that we will be re-opening The Dorset Arms & The Old School Cottage on Saturday 4th July at lunchtime!!!

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Nominate an NHS or Key worker to win a minibreak

Nominate an NHS/Frontline/Key worker you know so that when lockdown is lifted we will have the opportunity to look after them and provide some much needed rest and relaxation after everything that they have given to all of us and our communities.

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What our customers say

"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

    2015-2017 Winner, TripAdvisor

  • Diners' Choice
    Award 2018


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