The privately-owned Deans Place Hotel is a handsome 14th-century building set within four acres of tranquil grounds in the pretty Sussex village of Alfriston. Inside, the friendly Harcourt's is a popular restaurant with locals and visitors alike, serving a straightforward menu of international classics in a bright and well-appointed dining room. You can choose from a range of creatively designed menus, which incorporate local produce and the finest ingredients. The perfect venue for a business lunch, an elegant evening meal or Sunday lunch, Harcourt's also offers its own private dining section for special celebrations. Once satisfied, you can then relax in the cocktail lounge with a coffee or an after-dinner drink.
Sample Menu Starters Chicken Liver Parfait with Toasted Brioche and Tomato Chutney. Chef's Homemade Soup of the Day. Goat's Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomato and Black Olive Ravioli with Chicory and Pine Nut Salad with Pesto Dressing. Crab, Spring Onion and Potato Fishcakes with Cucumber and Sesame Salad and Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce. Rosette of Melon with Apricot, Ginger and Pineapple Compote, and Honey and Yoghurt Dressing. Locally Smoked Salmon with Beetroot and Baby Leaf Salad, Lemon and Chive Oil. Caesar Salad with Avocado, Focaccia Croutons and Shaved Parmesan. Choose from Two or Three Courses £19.50 or £24.50 Tea and Coffee not included Fish Courses Pan-Fried Supreme of Salmon with Warm Salad, French Beans, New Potatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Pesto Dressing. Whole Grilled Locally Landed Dover Sole with Lemon and Caper Butter, Sautéed New Potatoes, Buttered French Beans (£7.50 Supplement). Char-Grilled Tuna Loin Steak 'Ratatouille' Whole Locally Landed Plaice grilled with Lemon and Caper Butter, Roasted Charlotte Potatoes and Herb Salad. Vegetarian Main Courses Pan-Fried Potato Gnocchi 'Ratatouille' Crème Fraiche, Parmesan Glaze. Green Pesto Risotto, Shallots and Oyster Mushrooms and Shaved Parmesan. Meat Main Courses Char-grilled Rib-Eye Steak with Pont Neuf Potatoes, Grilled Tomato and Flat Mushroom, Sauce Choron. Pan-Fried Calves Liver and Bacon with Pommery Mustard Crushed New Potatoes, Red Wine and Thyme Jus. Tournedos of Beef Fillet with Parsnip and Potato Rosti, Shallot and Oyster Mushroom Confit, Green Peppercorn (£3.50 Supplement). Roast Breast of Duck with Sweet Potato and Ginger Mash and Caramelised Plum Jus. Char-grilled Breast of Chicken with Cabbage Mashed New Potatoes and Caraway Jus. Roast Fillet of Pork wrapped in Smoked Bacon, Mincemeat Glazed Apples, Thyme Fondant and Sage 'Café Au Lait'. All red meats will be served pink unless otherwise requested and all dishes are individually garnished with their own vegetables. Side order of vegetables available at £2.95 Mixed salad available at £3.95 Green salad available at £2.95 We cannot guarantee that dishes do not contain nuts or nut traces. We do not knowingly use genetically modified food. If you have any food allergies or concerns of the dishes' content, please ask any member of our team for advice. Desserts Chocolate and Raspberry Bonne Femme with White Chocolate Sauce. Steamed Chocolate Sponge Pudding with Vanilla Custard. Pecan Tart with Whisky Sauce. Strawberry Vacherin with Chantilly Cream, Chopped Pistachios and Raspberry Coulis. Fresh Fruit Salad. Selection of Ice Creams. Chocolate Waffle Basket, Fruit Coulis. English and Continental Cheeseboard. Celery and Grapes. Tea and Coffee. Coffee and Tea with Mints £2.25 Coffee and Tea with Petit Fours £2.95 Speciality Teas and Coffees are available on request. A wide range of Brandies, Ports and Liqueurs are available.