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Stay Loyal to Local this spring with Local Food Sussex


Welcome to Local Food Sussex!

A guide to local food and Sussex dining that is written by food lovers, for food lovers. Here, we gather the riches of the Sussex food and drink scene and spread latest news about essential finds for foodies.

From independent tea rooms to bustling farm shops; from small local producers to speciality and fine foods from across the UK, whether you want to buy local food and drink or go out and eat local, it all starts here.

We hope you enjoy your visit and discover the best of local food and drink.

Tracy, Sally and Angela


find local FOOD

Find Local Food in Sussex

Find local food and independent food shops in Sussex including Veasey and Sons fishmongers of Horsham and Forest Row. And if you haven't tried the bread at The Hungry Guest, Petworth, you don't know what you're missing!

find places to EAT

Find Places to Eat in Sussex

Where to eat in Sussex - dining pubs, coffee shops and family restaurants. Eat your way around the county and enjoy local, seasonal food at good food restaurants in Sussex such as The Leconfield in Petworth.

buy local DRINKS

find local juices in Sussex

Find beer and cider from breweries in Sussex, English wines, local soft drinks and fruit juices plus the freshest coffee. Discover the latest from Sussex drink experts Gran Stead's Ginger Co. who make traditional soft drinks at a farm in Mile Oak.

EVENTS & caterers

Find local events in Sussex

Find Sussex caterers like The Hungry Guest of Petworth, who specialise in local ingredients. Enjoy cooking and fancy learning to make cheese? Then you'll enjoy reading about High Weald Dairy who run cheesemaking courses in their cheese barn at Horsted Keynes.


seasonal recipes

  • Spicy Pumpkin Soup by Elizabeth Silver
  • Surrey Copper Distillery Pina Colada
  • Wild Garlic and Rabbit Arancini Recipe
  • Beef Pasties with a Rich Oregano Pastry
  • Rye Coffee Porter & Treacle Loaf