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The Leconfield

The Leconfield New Street, Petworth GU28 0AS, England
+44 1798 345111
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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British, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Leconfield New Street, Petworth GU28 0AS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were coming back from a week away and looked up restaurants in the area. We found the Leconfield and liked the look of the menu so booked. (01/12/17)We arrived a little early but were seated opposite the fire, which was lovely....More

Thank Ukfirl8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could almost mirror the comments made in the last 2 reviews posted. Disappointing in the extreme. Only 2 other tables in on a Friday night and completely lacked any atmosphere. Young waiter inexperienced and the 'manager' appeared aloof and not responsive to the situation. If...More

5  Thank Chelsea_Blue2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited a few weeks ago for my birthday. My parents had been previously and insisted we try it for a special occasion with myself and my partner; unfortunately it was completely different the second time around. The young waiter that served us was although...More

3  Thank newyorkholiday21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We kept hearing good things about this restaurant so decided to try it again with some friends - its a very attractive venue but atmosphere was not great as only two other tables were occupied on Friday night. Our trout starter was so small it...More

2  Thank kateator
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had dinner here during a weekend away in Petworth where we stayed at the nearby Angel Hotel which is owned by the same group. The service was attentive but not over so, the meal was excellent and we felt £65.00 a head including wine...More

1  Thank JMB347
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

After going here for lunch we hadexpected dinner to be even better. It was disappointing... a warm welcomwe always a good start. Table overly lit from bright light otherside of the glass probably the worst table in the room - perfect if sight poor. Wine...More

2  Thank nmaria
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The restaurant was recommend by local friends.We had a nice and relaxed dinner, the food was very tasty and imaginative.There weren t many guests and the service was a bit slow.That evening early in the week the 2 waiters were quite young and although friendly...More

1  Thank Frederic F
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the Leconfield recently for our son's birthday treat. A lovely evening in a well presented and well run restaurant. The menu is short and interesting. We had octopus and quail starters . My octopus was slow cooked and hadthe unexpected texture of...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I escaped to the Leconfield for a child free night and we were not disappointed. This was as far from "normal life" as we can get. A serene oasis of calm, a gentle hubub of chatter, warm, spacious. The service was as...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A very nice restaurant stop in Petworth. Great menu of classic gamey dishes and autumnal fare. Nice flavours but portion size small and a bit poor versus the prices charged. Lovely modern classic interior, and relaxed but efficient waiting staff. Good wine list. Restaurant has...More

Thank Tones100
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Sareeta C
16 November 2017|
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Response from nmaria | Reviewed this property |
Hello 😊 The chef is competent I am pretty sure you will be fine.
shelia t
7 November 2015|
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Response from debswestsussex | Reviewed this property |
As long as the children are well behaved and don't expect crayons and colouring books to be entertained - it's not that kind of place- it should be fine. Yes we spotted a couple of high chairs so they obviously cater for... More
8 June 2015|
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Response from The_Leconfield | Property representative |
Yes we cater for all ages and offer a children's menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Leconfield New Street, Petworth GU28 0AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 345111
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The Leconfield restaurant and bar is nestled in the heart of Petworth. Head chef Paul Welburn has brought his Michelin star cooking to the countryside.
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