Three Sussex restaurants have been named among the UK's best for outdoor dining by OpenTable.

The Anglesey Arms in Chichester, The Cat Inn in East Grinstead and The Shepherd & Dog in Fulking are on the booking website's Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining list.

"As the weather warms up, it’s time to dine outdoors," OpenTable states.

"To help find the perfect alfresco spot, OpenTable has scanned diner metrics and over 2.2 million reviews to narrow down the restaurants where Brits love dining outdoors.

"The result is our annual Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining, offering delicious food at alfresco hotspots nationwide."

The top 100 restaurants for outdoor dining in 2024 can be found on the OpenTable website here

Three Sussex restaurants are some of the UK's best for outdoor dining

The Anglesey Arms

The Anglesey Arms in Chichester has earned a 4.5/5 rating on OpenTable from 887 reviews.

It offers "traditional country charm fused with a renovated contemporary finish".

Its OpenTable profile reads: "From ordering a round-in at the garden bar, to having a meal in our intimate dining room, you'll feel at home and catered for any time of the day."

One reviewer wrote: "Food and service very good. Nice garden and plenty of parking. Our visit was lovely. Would highly recommend."

The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn in East Grinstead has earned a 4.8/5 rating on OpenTable from 1,710 reviews.

Its profile on OpenTable described its atmosphere as "warm and cosy" in the winter. The restaurant also has a terrace to enjoy food and drink in the summer months.

It adds: "Our food is cooked to order, using fresh, seasonal and where possible locally sourced ingredients.

"Our menus change on a regular basis and we also offer a small selection of seasonal specials on a daily basis."

One reviewer wrote: "Brilliant place set in the Village of West Hoathly, fabulous dining area throughout with a nice beer garden."

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The Shepherd & Dog

The Shepherd & Dog in Fulking near Henfield has earned a 4.3/5 rating on OpenTable from 1,207 reviews.

It prides itself on its "locally sourced, seasonal food menus", Sunday roasts and craft beers.

One reviewer wrote: "Lovely old pub with good food and a big garden. Pudding was very tasty."

Another shared: "Superb food. Excellent service. A little more expensive than other pubs, but you get what you pay for. Excellent cooking. Lovely surroundings and garden. We will be back."