Sunday lunch at Wakehurst

CANCELLED Enjoy a delicious two or three-course meal in our beautiful Elizabethan Mansion for Sunday lunch.

A Sunday roast of beef and all the trimmings served on a wooden board



In light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are sorry to inform you that this event has been cancelled. For more information, please see our Tickets and prices page.

Spoil yourself with a delicious roast lunch at Wakehurst. 

Make the most of our beautiful wild botanic garden. Take a stroll through our woodlands and nature reserve, before sitting down to enjoy either a two or three-course meal. 

The lunch will be served in our beautiful Elizabethan Mansion, just a short stroll away from the winding garden paths of our Winter Garden and our stunning Mansion Pond, with its border of spring flowers and resident wildlife.

Example menu


  • Home smoked chalk stream trout, new potato and samphire salad, burnt avocado puree
  • Cream of parsnip and chive soup with thyme and rosemary croutons
  • Roasted beetroot, red onion and water crest salad with peppered goats cheese mousse
  • Smoked ham hock and apricot terrine with pickled baby vegetables, twisted toast, mustard gel


  • Roast rack of pork, wild garlic and sage stuffing, apple sauce. Pan gravy
  • Pan fried chicken supreme, butternut squash puree, charred leeks, thyme fondant potato
  • Oyster and chestnut mushroom risotto, spinach, lemon olive oil
  • Oven baked salmon warm potato, kale and pea salad with pesto dressing


  • Matcha tea and white chocolate delice, chilli infused raspberries
  • Lavender poached pears, honey and ginger panna cotta, shortbread crumble
  • Caramelised passion fruit and lime tart, almond cream, orange coulis
  • A selection of Sussex and English cheeses with oat biscuits, chutney, pickled grapes, baked fig