Kitchen Garden tipples, classic cocktails and English wines in our cosy oval panelled Bar.
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?
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).
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, 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!
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.
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?
The availability shown online is live and always up-to-date. If you can’t find the date you’re after, please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Breakfast: Available for residents from 7am-10am Monday to Sunday.
Lunch: 12pm-2.30pm Monday to Sunday
Dinner: 6pm-9.30pm Monday to Sunday
Outdoor eating: Outdoor eating on the restaurant terrace is on a first-come first-served basis, weather dependent for restaurant guests only. If you would like to dine outdoors we advise booking a table during our first lunch sittings at 12 – 12.30 to secure a place in the sun. Please note the restaurant terrace is not bookable.
We offer monetary vouchers, as well as lunch, dinner and treatment vouchers. These can be purchased here.
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 email@example.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.
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.
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 no longer accept American Express payments.
We currently have four 7kw POD electrical charging points for vehicles at THE PIG-in the South Downs if you require charging during your visit. These are free of charge to use for PIG guests, fully compatible with all electric cars. Overnight charging is required for full charge. Please note you will need to bring your own charging lead, and once your car is fully charged we ask you move it to a regular parking space. POD apps are not required at THE PIG-in the South Downs to charge your vehicle.
Nestled in the South Downs National Park, set within the small hamlet of Madehurst, is the newest member of the litter THE PIG-in the South Downs!
THE PIG-in the South Downs
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.
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.
THE PIG-in the South Downs is around 26 miles from London Gatwick Airport, with rail connections to Barham.