Discover our Sussex Restaurant with Rooms

Dine with us in our Flint Barns Dining Room for wholesome, comforting meals in a relaxed and informal setting. We’re open for dinner, Wednesday to Saturday evenings, Sunday lunches, al fresco summer dining events and breakfast daily for Flint Barns residents. During the summer months, guests can dine in our Courtyard on balmy days.



Rathfinny Courtyard in the summer
Flint Barns Dining Room Restaurant
Rathfinny Sunday Summer Lunch Food

Modern Classics

The Flint Barns Dining Room serves an approachable blend of modern classics in the relaxed atmosphere of our homely, renovated barn. Expect a menu of comforting and considered dishes, always inspired by the best seasonal British produce available.

We offer a set menu and two or three-course menus for dinners Wednesday to Saturday nights and Sunday lunches. Children’s menu also available.

Sussex Sunday Lunch at The Flint Barns
November - May

Winter Sunday Lunch

During the winter months, we serve an appetising Sunday lunch menu in our cosy dining room. These sumptuous lunches comprise of two or three-courses, using the best seasonal produce available. Highlights include, roast Longhorn beef, Middle White pork, roast cod and a sumptuous veggie Wellington. All served with roast potatoes, winter veg, fluffy Yorkshire puddings and Montgomery cauliflower cheese.

Book ahead for the summer

Flint Barns Summer Sunday Lunch

Summer Sunday Lunches X Big Green Egg

Your favourite Sussex Sunday lunch will now be served in our Courtyard all summer long! In partnership with barbecue specialists, Big Green Egg, we’ll be serving a delicious two and three course menu hot off the coals every Sunday from 2nd June – 1st September.

Rathfinny and oysters

Seafood Kitchen

For lovers of seafood and sparkling wine, our Seafood Kitchen pop-up is not to be missed! Here for just three dates – Saturday 1st June, Saturday 6th July & Saturday 3rd August – we’ll be serving the best catch of the date with plenty of Sussex Sparkling 2019 Blanc de Blancs for the perfect pairing.

Rathfinny in a box of vegetables


Please note, all menus are samples of what you can expect in our restaurants and are subject to change depending on the seasonality of produce and availability. We can cater for all dietary needs and allergies if we have advanced warning. Please leave a note during the booking process.

Flint Barns Dining Room Private Dining


The Flint Barns Dining Room restaurant has availability to book a table up to 12 people located the snug area. Perfect for larger group celebrations. Please call us to reserve.

Flint Barns Dining Room


Monday - Tuesday
Wednesday - Saturday
Dinner: 18:00 - 20:00
Sunday (November - May)
Lunch: 12noon - 15:30
Thursday - Sunday (June - August)
Lunch: 12noon - 15:00
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Flint Barns cosy lounge

Book a Short Break Package

Why not stay the night? We offer short break packages in our renovated Flint Barns or you can rent our self-catering cottage next door.

Find Us

Flint Barns
Rathfinny Wine Estate,
Alfriston, East Sussex,
BN26 5TU


Can I have a table with a view?

Unfortunately, our Flint Barns Dining Room does not offer views of the Vineyard. However, if you book lunch at The Summer Kitchen or a meal at the Harvest Marquee, you will be able to enjoy views of the beautiful surrounds.

What is your family policy?

We welcome children and babies of all ages to dine in the Flint Barns Dining Room. When you’re booking your table, please make sure all children in your group (even the babies) are included in your total number of guests. If you need a highchair or extra space for a pushchair, please let us know when you book, and we’ll take care of this for you. Younger guests are welcome as long as they participate in dining from our standard lunch menu. At the Flint Barns, children can enjoy smaller portions of the main menu or alternatively we have a small number of child friendly dishes from time-to-time.

Are dogs allowed?

As much as we love them, dogs are sadly not permitted inside our restaurants.

Cancellation Policy

For all lunch bookings, we require guests to cancel their table at least 48 hours before the booking otherwise you will be charged £20 per head. You will also be charged for a no show.

For all dinner reservations, we require at least 48 hours cancellation notice before the booking otherwise you will be charged £40 per head. You will also be charged for a no show.