Wine and Dine in Sussex

Dine with us in our Flint Barns Dining Room for wholesome, comforting meals in a relaxed and informal setting. Open to the public for dinner, Wednesday to Saturday evenings, Sunday lunches and breakfast daily for Flint Barns residents.

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New for winter 2023

Midweek Set Menu

We are now serving a three-course set menu on Wednesday and Thursday nights with a glass of our Cradle Valley still wine for the fantastic value of £22.50pp. The menu will change on a weekly basis to showcase great local produce and our supplier’s seasonal recommendations. Veggie option available on request.

We’ll still have our extended menu on offer for those who want a little more choice or have specific dietary requirements.

Flint Barns Fish and Chips

An Approachable Blend of Modern Classics

The Dining Room at The Flint Barns serves seasonal, produce-led dishes in the relaxed atmosphere of our homely, renovated barn. Expect comforting and generous dishes prepared by our Executive Chef, Chris Bailey and his talented team. Our Flint Barns also houses a tranquil courtyard, perfect for a glass of Sussex Sparkling before or after your meal during summer time.


High Quality, Simple Cooking

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

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 Sussex Downs beef, butter roast cod and heritage beetroot wellington. All served with roast potatoes, winter veg, fluffy Yorkshire puddings and Montgomery cauliflower cheese.

Flint Barns Restaurant


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


Festive Closure
Closed between 24th December - 10th January
Monday - Tuesday
Wednesday - Sunday
Lunch: 12noon to 15:00
Wednesday - Saturday
Dinner: 18:30 to 20:30
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Charlie Preparing a Salmon
Meet our Estate Sous Chef

Charlie Simmons

Never too far from a cookbook and apron, Rathfinny Estate Sous Chef, Charlie heads up dining experiences at The Flint Barns. Having developed a vast knowledge for handling and respecting the raw ingredients, Charlie and his team passionately deliver produce-led, innovative dishes that keep our guests coming back for more.

Find Us

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

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Can I have a table with a view?

Please note, our Flint Barns Dining Room does not offer views of the Vineyard. However, if you book a summer picnic or harvest lunch in the 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.