Eating Out Crawley

Date Night

For those precious nights out WITHOUT the kids, here’s a list of places to eat out which are a bit special and come highly recommended by the parents in the Crawley Mumbler Chat Group.

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AG’s at Alexander House Hotel

Enjoy a far from ordinary dining experience at this sophisticated 3 AA Rosette restaurant with imaginative food and an unrivalled commitment to quality.

Our menus are inspired by the countryside, woodland land and field and we bring dishes to live through clever use of colours, textures and theatrical presentation.

Where: Alexander House Hotel, East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4QD
Tel: 01342 714914


Cherry Tree Copthorne

An intimate country pub located in the village of Copthorne. The building once served as the local library and is over 400 years old. We serve a selection of traditional British dishes using the freshest ingredients.

Recently refurbished with improved outdoor areas, stunning interior features, a meat cabinet and wine wall.

Where: Copthorne Bank, Copthorne, RH10 3JD
Tel: 01342 717007

Dal Nonno, Crawley Down

Set in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, Dal Nonno offers its guests a truly authentic Italian dining experience in a traditional Neapolitan restaurant.  All of our dishes are made from the finest imported and locally sourced ingredients and offer a genuine taste of the culinary delights of Southern Italy and its islands.

Where: EBM House, Sandy Lane, Crawley Down, West Sussex, RH10 4HS
Tel: 01342 715147

Il Sorriso, Horley

We’re here to bring you an exciting yet authentic Italian culinary experience.

From our award winning menu to the warmest welcome available, you will not be disappointed.

Where: Consort Way East, Horley, Surrey, RH6 7AU
Tel: 01293 432227


At Lemongrass, we pride ourselves on top quality service and food. We aim to provide you with the very best Thai experience, time after time.  Our extensive menu offers a wide range of traditional Thai dishes, all freshly prepared using ingredients from the finest suppliers, for you to enjoy in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Where: 6-14 High Street, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1BN
Tel: 01293 550255

Mulberry Restaurant at Langshott Manor Hotel

Our highly acclaimed 3AA Rosette restaurant takes dining to a new and very exciting level.  Executive Chef, Phil Dixon and his team present a series of fine dining and tasting menus that promise to seriously delight.

Where: Langshott Manor Hotel, Ladbroke Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 9LN
Tel: 01293 786680

Reflections at Alexander House Hotel

Inspired by natural colours and modern day simplicity, 2AA Rosette Reflections is perfect for a more relaxed style of dining.

The restaurant has a Champagne Bar, an open-air courtyard, and showcases a robust menu filled with homegrown favourites.

Where: Alexander House Hotel, East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4 QD
Tel: 01342 714914

Royal Thai Taste

Thai restaurant in the heart of Crawley.

Welcome to our world of taste, where our cuisine is all about creativity. Enjoy our extensive menu, or let us know if you have any requests.

Where: 58a High Street, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1BT
Tel: 01293 539222



Taormina is an independent Sicilian restaurant, which brings you a truly special culinary experience. Our menus are traditional Sicilian fare, including a wide selection of fish dishes, as well as traditional Italian dishes.

Where: 7 High Street, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1BH
Tel: 01293 516677

Tarana Lingfield

A wonderful stylish interior sets the scene for our award winning exotic cuisine, made from the finest, freshest ingredients.  A truly inspired taste of regional and traditional Indian dishes at their best. An experience not to be missed.

Where: 44-50 High Street, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6AA
Tel: 01342 832222

Tarana Restaurant, Turners Hill

Welcome to Tarana.

Here you can explore the stylish, warm and friendly settings we have created to please our guests. Experience for yourself the exception and unique quality we offer by visiting Tarana Restaurant and sample a variety of authentic Indian dishes, freshly prepared by our award winning chefs.

Where: Selsfield Road, Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4PP
Tel: 01342 716363/01342 716181

Thai Lounge, Lingfield

At the Thai Lounge, we pride ourselves on the quality of our food and the service we provide to our customers.

Whether it is a business lunch, birthday, anniversary, special event or just a romantic dinner for two, you will find the Thai Lounge the ideal place to come.

Where: 52 High Street, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6AA
Tel: 01342 837770

The Black Swan, Pease Pottage

The Black Swan, located in the quaint village of Pease Pottage, has an old work feel, with old oak beams, eclectic bric-a-brac and a wall of books.

Guests, whether dining or drinking, can enjoy our large garden and patio, and well-behaved dogs are welcome in the bar and outdoor areas.

Proud to be part of the Hall & Woodhouse family.

Where: Old Brighton Road, Pease Pottage, West Sussex, Rh11 9AJ
Tel: 01293 612261

The Camellia, South Lodge Hotel

The 2 AA Rosette winning Camellia restaurant offers mouth-watering dishes made with skill and flair by the Camellia brigade of chefs.  Using fresh vegetables from the hotel’s walled kitchen garden and the finest local Sussex ingredients, it has its own unique style in creating balanced, comtemporary interpretations of traditional seasonal dishes.

Where: South Lodge Hotel, Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 6PS
Tel: 01403 891711

The Duke’s Head, Crawley Down

Featuring stylish décor and a vibrant atmosphere this pub is the perfect destination for a delicious lunch, midweek treat, three-course meal or celebratory drinks.

With an expansive lunch, dinner and children’s menu, you’ll find a vast selection of seasonal classic pub food dishes and a superb collection of wines, real ales and lagers.

Visit us for Valentines Day – see offer here.

Where: Turners Hill Road, Crawley Down, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4HH
Tel: 01342 712431

The Hillside Inn

A country pub oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Try our special 3 course menu for Valentines Day.

Where: Balcombe Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 7SX
Tel: 01293 883346

The Pass, South Lodge Hotel

Taking the ‘Chef’s Table’ concept and exquisitely developing it, guests at our 3 AA rosette award-winning restaurant are closely involved in the kitchen drama!

Guests can expect a culinary experience focussing on seasonality and unique flavour combinations where you can watch the creations of Head Chef, Ian Swainson, unfold right in front of you!

Where: South Lodge Hotel, Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 6PS
Tel: 01403 891711

The Roebuck, Forest Row

Set in a pleasant rural location, The Roebuck is a charming 17th century house with authentic oak beams and open fires. Our restaurant serves a fantastic selection of hearty dishes to suit the season. At the heart of our dishes are quality, seasonal ingredients that have been freshly prepared to create flavoursome dishes for everyone to enjoy.

Book now for Valentines Day!

Where: The Roebuck, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JL
Tel: 01342 823811


Zari Restaurant and Lounge

Zari has been at the cutting edge of real Indian cuisine for 25 years. Alongside all the classic dishes, our team brings you authentic regional food from all corners of the Indian subcontinent, promising you an unforgettable journey into real Indian food!

Where: 212-214 Ifield Drive, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0DQ
Tel: 01293 525107/01293 562308