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Kitchen Garden tipples, classic cocktails and English wines in our cosy oval panelled Bar.

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Discover our tipples from garden to glass...

Whether you’re joining us first thing for a Garden Bloody Mary pick-me-up or a late nightcap, we will smash, muddle, blend, shake and throw our way to making you your perfect drink. All of our cocktails are designed with the Kitchen Garden in mind. Our Head Kitchen Gardener provides all of the essential ingredients to infuse our Chase Distillery Spirits with. Like our restaurant, our aim is to provide high quality products in the most sustainable, local and resourceful way possible.

Our location means we are lucky enough to be surrounded by some award-winning artisan breweries, wineries and distilleries, and you will find them all on our Bar List. Can we tempt you to try something just a little bit different?

 

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Sip on the best of the South Downs 

We're lucky at THE PIG-in the South Downs to have a wide selection of top-quality tipples right on our doorstep with award-winning breweries, distilleries wineries.

Beers & Ciders

West Sussex is home to some of the best independent micro-breweries and craft ciders around, including Arundel Brewery (7.6 miles) and Wobblegate Orchards Cider (22 miles). 

Local Spirits & Liquors

Gin is quite a thing in West Sussex! We work with local artisan and small-batch distilleries to take your G&T up a gear. Our garden to glass cocktails are created with some of the best local Spirits and Liquors we can get our hands on, including Chilgrove Gin (10 miles), Brighton Gin (25 miles), Slake Spirits (21 miles), Yarty Cordials (25 miles), and Generation Distillers (34 miles).  

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English Wine & West Sussex Wineries

Wine brings people together – it is the perfect blend!

We believe that wine and food are all about sharing good times with family and friends, cracking open a bottle and settling into an evening together; wine is very much at the heart of THE PIG experience. Loving local is in our DNA, and when it comes to wine we love nothing more than fruit from our own soil. 

With limestone chalk soils, south-facing slopes, and one of the warmest and driest climates in the UK, the patch we call home is the perfect place for growing grape varieties found in sparkling wine. We're lucky to have several award-winning local vineyards within a 25 mile radius and slightly beyond, which we can't wait to pair to our menu, including Rathfinny (45 miles), Bluebell Vineyards (34 miles), Artelium (31 miles), Wiston Estate (11.8 miles), Digby (4.2 miles)  and Bolney (22 miles).

We've even planted our very own vineyard, with the first harvest of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier set to be (hopefully) in 2022! 

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Garden infusions with Chase Distillery 

Head to the bar in any of our PIGs, and you’ll notice our eclectic collections of botanical-infused vodkas with all sorts of garden pickings including Rosemary, Thyme, Basil, Horseradish, Cucumber, Strawberry and Pelagonium! The teams behind the bar at THE PIG are the curators of these diverse concoctions, made with herbs and flavours sourced from our kitchen gardens when they’re at their absolute best.

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Wine List and Bar Menus

Take a look at what we are shaking, stirring and pouring at THE PIG-in the South Downs.

No need to book!

Just drop by for a tipple or two in our bar lounge or outside on the terrace. Why not order some Piggy Bits whilst you're at it?

Things to know before visiting

The availability shown online is live and always up-to-date. If you can’t find the date you’re after, please email reservations@thepighotel.com so we can add you to our waiting list.

However, it’s worth checking out our other properties as we may have rooms or tables available elsewhere.

We do not permit dogs inside THE PIG-in the South Downs, although they are welcome to join you on a stroll around the grounds. Please keep them out of the Kitchen Garden and away from our animals.

Children are more than welcome at THE PIG, both in the restaurant and to stay. At THE PIG-in the South Downs we have adjoining double and twin rooms.

We’ll never tell you what to wear. Our restaurants are informal places, so come in whatever makes you happy and comfortable.

Breakfast is available for residents from 7-10am Monday-Friday and 7.30-10.30am on Saturday and Sunday. We serve Lunch from 12-2.30pm and Dinner from 6-9.30pm daily. Lunch bookings are advised, however, Dinner bookings are essential! Book online or give our Reservations team a call on 0345 225 9494

 

We offer monetary vouchers, as well as a lunch, dinner and treatment vouchers. These can be purchased here

We have extended the validity of all Gift Vouchers that are due to expire in 2021, to now expire on 31st December 2021, so that you still have an opportunity to use them at THE PIGs.

Please kindly note that you are unable to redeem a Gift Voucher online to make a booking. Please book your room as normal and the team will refund any pre-payments with proof of your voucher. Please just contact reservations@thepighotel.com

Our phones can get quite busy at certain times, so please do bear with us. You can also reach us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, by calling us on 01243 974 500 or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

Unless we are running a special deal and it is stated within the terms, all of our rates are on a room only basis so are inclusive of VAT only.

Breakfast is served in the restaurant where you can choose to either dig into our PIG grazing breakfast tables or pick something hot from our breakfast menus. Prices range from £13.50-£18.50.

You can check in from 4pm at all of our properties, however, you’re more than welcome to arrive earlier to drop off your luggage and explore the gardens. Due to current physical distancing guidelines, we are limiting capacity in the main hotel, so you might not be able to make the most of the lounges until you have checked in. The team will be on hand to help you when you arrive.

Check out is by 11am. We ask that you leave your room by this time, but please enjoy the surroundings all day. We can’t guarantee an early check-in or late check-out, but stick around and let us know your plans and we will try our best on the day. 

At THE PIG we have wheelchair access to the ground floor rooms and garden of the hotel, with gravel tracks around the property. For more details please contact us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

Please note our rates stated are at a starting from price, and fluctuate throughout the year depending on season. We sometimes run offers and Late Pig Room Rates.

We are no longer accepting payments made in cash, we will only be accepting card payments at all hotels.

We no longer accept American Express payments.

Getting here

Nestled in the South Downs National Park, set within the small hamlet of Madehurst, THE PIG-in the South Downs opens its doors on Monday 6th September!

THE PIG-in the South Downs

Madehurst, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0NL, UK
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By road

THE PIG-in the South Downs is extremely fortunate to be located within the tranquil hamlet of Madehurst. As you will have observed The South Downs National Park is a rare and environmentally sensitive area, we ask that all guests visiting the hotel help us keep it that way.

So, together with our neighbours, we would be grateful if you could drive with care and consideration when arriving and leaving THE PIG. By adhering to the local speed limit of 20mph and reducing noise pollution as much as possible when travelling through the area we will ensure our neighbours and the wildlife are left safe and undisturbed.

Nearest station

Arundel (10 min drive) and Amberley (9 min drive) Train Stations are right on our doorstep, both served by Southern Rail with direct routes from London.
London Victoria to Amberley or Arundel – Get to Amberley in 1hr 20 mins and Arundel in 1hr 23mins.
London Bridge to Arundel – 1hr 23mins.
London Blackfriars to Arundel – 1hr 35 mins.
You can also reach us easily from several major spots including 58 mins from Brighton, 22 mins from Bognor Regis, 10 mins from Barnham (London main line) and 20 mins from Chichester.

Nearest airport

THE PIG-in the South Downs is around 26 miles from London Gatwick Airport, with rail connections to Barham.