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9th April 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

April 2019 If you’ve been lucky enough to enjoy dinner in the conservatory of our potager restaurant, not only would you have been looking over a wonderful fledgling display of…
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2nd April 2019

Mamma Mia! | ABBA’s top hits

Formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad the all time classic band ABBA was born. Rising to fame just 2 years…
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4th March 2019

Spring has sprung in our Potager Garden

Spring has sprung, and the borders around the hotel are coming to life as our daffodils, tulips, irises and bluebells begin to show themselves. The herbaceous perennials are coming back…
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1st March 2019

We can promise you a rose garden!

Unlike Lynn Anderson, we can promise you a rose garden! And not just a rose garden either! Our wonderful gardener Tim has been getting his hands dirty mapping out the…
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11th February 2019

Half-term on the South Coast

Are you down on the South coast with the kids this half-term? There's an abundance of things to do in the local area around Crouchers Orchards, with an interesting mix…
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EventsFood & drinkValentine's
28th January 2019

Love is in the kitchen

If you're staying in and treating your other half to a home cooked dinner this Valentine's then here's 7 feel-good ingredients that you'll want to include in your dishes!  …
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2019Food & drink
6th January 2019

New Beginnings for our Potager Restaurant

On Monday 7th January we will be delighted in welcoming our new head chef David Smith to our Potager kitchen team. David was born in Tunworth in Staffordshire, a quaint…
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4th January 2019

New Year, Growing Brand!

Now that we have our feet firmly on the ground of 2019 we'd like to share what the year has in store for us and you as guests! January will…
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Food & drink
27th December 2018

Something to squeak about

Bubble & Squeak - The traditionally English way of using left over vegetables from last night's roast dinner to create a tasty and filling treat that can be enjoyed at…
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21st December 2018

Don’t get your tinsel in a twist!

Our top tips and tricks on table decorations for the big day. Now, we all know that Christmas is a time for family and being together so make your Christmas…
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12th December 2018

Don’t flap about it!

The 1920's were exceptionally glamorous and surprisingly, finding something to wear to fit the era nowadays is easier than you think. We've outlined some top tips on dressing up Gatsby…
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19th November 2018

Sunday Slumber…

Giving you an excuse to make the weekend last a little longer. We all wish the weekend wouldn't end and that we wouldn't have to gear our brains up on…
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Food & drink
5th November 2018

Get a pizz-a the action!

Our Cider House Kitchen has officially been open for 2 months and what a fabulous food fest it's been so far! Our menu has grown with some delicious new additions…
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Food & drink
31st October 2018

Soup of the day: Gin and Tonic

How Gin could be the Tonic for your winter cold! Whilst many boozy beverages such as red wine, beer and whiskey can worsen the winter sniffles, our trusty tart spirit…
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Crouchers Hotel restaurant dish
Food & drink
12th May 2017

Gale-force talent at Crouchers

Last year we were delighted to welcome Head Chef Luke Gale to our established brigade of professionals working in our exciting restaurant. Luke grew up in the West Sussex village…
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20th January 2017

A Golf Lover’s Treat

Here at Crouchers we are extremely fortunate to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in West Sussex, and our local golf courses make spectacular locations in which…
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Christmas gift for everyone
ChristmasFood & drink
10th November 2016

A Christmas Gift for Everyone

Christmas is coming. It’s that time of year when we start asking the question: "What can I buy for the person who has everything?” "How can I entice the family…
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Christmas at Crouchers
ChristmasFood & drink
7th October 2016

Christmas at Crouchers

Come and join us for some fabulous, festive fun here at Crouchers Restaurant and Hotel. Christmas Party Nights Whether it’s with work, family or friends, you’re sure to have a…
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West Dean Gardens
EventsFood & drinkGardens
26th September 2016

An Apple Affair: 1-2 October 2016

West Dean Gardens' Apple Affair is a popular outdoor food and drink festival with an emphasis on the best of the British autumn harvest. Amongst apple displays, food and shopping…
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Goodwood races
15th July 2016

Goodwood Races

“It’s fabulous racing and the most picturesque course in the world” - Frankie Dettori, Jockey Horseracing was introduced to Goodwood in 1802 by the 3rd Duke of Richmond, to entertain a…
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