Muddy says: A Sussex-born chain that still turns out pleasingly authentic Thai dishes, with a good value lunchtime 'tapas' concept.
Muddy says: Fine dining in smart yet relaxed surrounds with an additional sunny outdoor terrace, The Curlew is a sure bet for a treat, whether or not you've a special occasion to celebrate.
Muddy Says: This lofty vineyard at Alfriston boasts beautiful views, wildlife walks, pop-up dining and gorgeous accommodation in its Flint Barns.
Muddy says: This compact racecourse backed by the South Downs is a hidden gem. Make a day of it with a meal on site or hire a venue with a view for a big bash.
Muddy says: Bang on the seafront, this stylish hotel has a quirky basement spa and is a top spot for afternoon tea, dinner and cocktails.
Muddy says: Indulge in spa treatments, fine dining, perhaps even a spot of croquet, at this country house-style retreat in the South Downs.