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Amberley Castle

Amberley, England
+44 1798 831992
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Lunch in a real medieval castle

Amberley Castle is the real McCoy, largely ruined, but with a lovely restaurant hall on two floors... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter V
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Fabulous afternoon tea with the girls

We had the most relaxing afternoon, comfy sofas, open fire in an amazing oak panelled room... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Marked by two large turrets and built from warm yellow stone, this picturesque 900-year-old English castle was once owned by Queen Elizabeth I.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
Amberley, England
+44 1798 831992
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Amberley Castle is the real McCoy, largely ruined, but with a lovely restaurant hall on two floors, some bedrooms, and the most fabulous view over the floodplain of the Arun river, known as Amberley Wild Brooks. Only the railway line gives the game away -...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the most relaxing afternoon, comfy sofas, open fire in an amazing oak panelled room. Stunning place, you feel like a princess. Sandwiches and cakes made beautifully and very tasty, with tea in silver plated pots. I bet its cosy there on a cold...More

Thank Jacksonsinbrighton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amberley castle is picturesque and set in beautiful gardens. Having spent our wedding night in the Chichester Room which was absolutely gorgeous we returned to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary so our expectations were high. Admittedly four children later we could no longer afford or...More

1  Thank amandaht
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for the second time , and never fails to disappoint. This was a wedding anniversary treat , and was excellent as soon as we arrived. Room was very good , and food excellent. Staff were very helpful. We are already planning our next visit...More

Thank barrywilliamson95
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We spent new year in the hotel and walked around the ruins and grounds every day. The old buildings have been thoughtfully maintained and we could really appreciate the lovely gardens and landscaping despite the inclement weather. We were allowed to visit one of the...More

Thank glothorn
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I got married at Amberley Castle and have eaten there since. The venue for a wedding is magical, and the food is five star. An absolute national treasure.

Thank KBird4444
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. Food stunning and staff very friendly and polite. highly recommend. Can't wait to go again

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

To celebrate our wedding anniversary, we decided to stay in a castle - what fun! The land on which the castle stands was recorded in the Domesday Book. The current stone building was started in the 1100s and has an illustrious past, including visits by...More

Thank micheleielliott
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were booked into an afternoon tea the day after a friend's wedding with the majority of the wedding party, making the booking for a total of around 30 people. On arrival we were seated in a room far too small for the number of...More

2  Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a trip to Goodwood races in a cottage adjacent to the main hotel. At £295 I was expecting pure luxury. The room was indeed nice but nothing more than a posh cottage with a beamed ceiling. It is definitely authentic and beautiful...More

1  Thank Andrea S
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9 July 2016|
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Response from Pamela C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but please give them plenty of notice. Very good is it too. If it's a lovely day you can have your tea outside in the lovely garden where their residant white peacock sometimes wonders around. His name is Bob and... More