Alfresco Wine Bar

From light bites and freshly baked cakes, to hot drinks and bottles of Sussex Sparkling, The Hut at Rathfinny Wine Estate is our al fresco wine bar, serving daily refreshments for our walk-in guests. The Hut is open seven days a week, all year round. Dogs welcome if kept on a lead. No need to pre-book.

Open Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm

Extended summer opening times: Every Friday & Saturday in June, July & August until 8.30pm

The Hut Cupcake
Fizz & cupcake

Bank Holiday Special

Enjoy a glass of sparkling Rosé with a homemade Sussex Bakehouse cake for just £12.75 every bank holiday weekend.

English Cheese Platter served al fresco overlooking the Vineyard

Drinks Menu

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Food Menu

Al Fresco Dining at The Hut Landscape

The Hut Sundowners

Book tickets for our series of relaxed Sundowner events at The Hut this summer. For £35 per person enjoy a welcome cocktail, tapas and live DJ. The Hut will be open between 6.30-9.30pm so get together with a group of friends and pass a beautiful evening with a bottle of Sussex Sparkling.

Sussex Bakehouse Cake
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Sussex Bakehouse

All of our sweet treats are lovingly made by James and Sophie from Sussex Bakehouse. They are a wonderful, kind couple, truly passionate about innovative baking and putting a smile on our customer’s faces.

Woman Enjoying a Rebel Charcuterie Plate at The Hut
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Rebel Charcuterie

A multi award-winning British charcuterie producer based in Sussex, Rebel is a creative collective with a focus on all things cured and fermented. High welfare principles are at the core of the operation with a focus on well sourced ingredients from small, independent, owner-operated suppliers.

Curing and fermenting without boundaries is a big part of Rebels ethos without detracting from the quality of ingredients they use. Rebel charcuterie products are hand crafted from pigs free roaming and free range at the foot of the South downs.

Neal's Yard Cheese Plates at The Hut
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Neal's Yard

Neal’s Yard Dairy has been curating and selling the finest British and Irish cheeses for more than 40 years. From humble beginnings in a quiet corner of Covent Garden – known as Neal’s Yard – the shop built fame as a foodie destination and earned a good reputation among the the British cheesemaking community.

Fast-forward to the present day and Neal’s Yard work closely with more than 40 cheesemakers across the British Isles, showcasing a variety of artisan, farmhouse cheeses from different counties that are matured to perfection.

Sussex Sparkling and Cakes from The Hut
Rathfinny Sussex Sparkling

Sussex Sparkling Wine

Freshly Baked Cakes from Sussex Bakehouse
Sussex Bakehouse

Freshly Baked Cakes

The Hut Couple
Neal's Yard & Rebel Charcuterie

Cheese & Charcuterie Plates

Nuts and olives with sparkling wine
Nuts, Olives, Peperami


Coffee Machine in The Hut
Coffee by Roasted Brighton

Hot Drinks