The Tasting Rooms

4.8
74 reviews
£25 and under
Wine Bar
The Tasting Rooms offer a personalised wine and gin tasting experience situated in our stylish wine bar in the heart of East Grinstead. Your charismatic and knowledgeable hosts Rob, Sam and Steve will lead the way.

In addition to our Sussex drinks we have put together charcuterie and cheese boards which will again be made up of Sussex produced products along with locally produced breads and chocolates.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 74 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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FR44
West Sussex
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We had a lovely evening. Lovely wine and gins and delicious cheese.

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StephenL
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Staff took time to check on us and recommend cocktails. Snacks were lovely.

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Samme123
London
13 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best wine experience in East Grinstead.
The team are knowledgeable, the wines are varied and the pairing with the tasting boards is great fun. We go and let Rob and the team guide us through the wine.
Make sure you book, it’s a super popular place!

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lindseyH
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another excellent evening with great tasty food and beautiful wines. Would definitely recommend

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Steph
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff as always! Highly recommend, thank you!

SG
SoGro
Liverpool
2 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A large loud party left shortly after we arrived to make for a pleasant afternoon

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GavinO
Brighton
3 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and superb wines. Hidden springs Bacchus fume was a real discovery.

OT
OpenTable Diner
West Sussex
2 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic venue, the staff are incredibly knowledgeable and engaging which made the experience even better, wine and cheese to die for!

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Kezchaitz82
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, and drinks!
Staff so attentive and knowledgeable about the local produce and wines.
Highly recommend the tasting rooms

MC
MarieC
East Sussex
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great evening,....................................................

MB
MeganB
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely as always! Everyone who works there is so nice and helpful!

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BSCLondon1911
London
8 reviews
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just lovely. Recently moved to the area so working our way through the various bars in town. Very friendly and knowledgeable of their wines and we will definitely return here.

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Chippsticks
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff are so friendly and knowledgeable. Delicious wines, waffles and hot chocolate!

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JOJO
London
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely cheese and charcuterie platter with a glass of rose - perfect for a light, relaxing lunch. Staff very friendly. Lovely outdoor decking area to soak up the atmosphere of the high street.

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SusanG
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely lunch relaxed friendly service and fab food - perfect for girlie lunch

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Nittiya
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice place and cocktails!! Will be coming again as soon as possible

MB
MarkB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having joined previous virtual tastings with The Tasting Rooms, we were pleased to now be able to visit in person. Sought a recommendation from their in house wine expert, who suggested something we would never have selected for ourselves. It was absolutely superb and went perfectly with the mixed cheese and charcuterie platter that we ordered. Would thoroughly recommend a visit and we are looking forward to returning again soon.

JK
JaneK
1 review
Dined on 21 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Relaxing, smart bar with great wine. Would prefer not to have someone’s dog barking on the next table!

Worth a visit!

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Bubble
West Sussex
2 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stylish decor, great atmosphere with friendly knowledgeable staff.
Cheese and meat platters are really nice too!

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ValerieS
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 15 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great little gem! Delicious food, fantastic service and absolute knowledge of what goes on their plates... worth every penny!

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Bigbird
West Sussex
3 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was lovely after all we have been through. Food is excellent and staff efficient and pleasant.

EH
EmmaH
Devon
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Wonderful evening! Wine was wonderful and it was so nice to be out again. 1st ‘date’ night in 18months! The grazing platter for 2 was lovely and very filling along with the baked Camembert. Thank you for a great night.

BJ
BeeJuiceLady
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff are amazing, food is outstanding, a great place to be!

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Lucyspicture
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 2 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Baked Camembert perfect with the Rioja.
Chocolate platter was delicious with cocktail

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GavinO
Brighton
4 reviews
Dined on 2 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great wine. Great service.

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LauraR
West Sussex
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

How lovely to come back . The tasting rooms had gone to a lot of effort to open a safe friendly service. All the staff are very knowledgable about the food and wine . Thank you

EJ
EmmaJ
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Total must! Rob and Sam are very knowledgable and recommend the most super wines....we love it here. Fantastic service, wonderful setting and impeccable service

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MelanieT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, drinks & service as always. Lovely to see the new outside decking, really fits with the high street character, so please they have been allowed to continue with an outside area - I think it's really good for the town.

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Butterfly
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Amazing local cheeses and meats on the sharing platter... hot water bottles and blankets were a great touch.

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vipDavidsmith123
London
6 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Great little outside venue in these difficult times

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leahb
Kent
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely drink and some nibbles on a Saturday evening. Very knowledgable and attentive staff.

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Thomas
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff, food was great! The selection of cheeses and meats created a lovely tasting experience.

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PeterK
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent afternoon lunch for Birthday treat. Very knowledgable and supportive staff and very comfortable surroundings

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NandD
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First day back after lockdown - had a lovely brunch out on the new dining platform. Service was outstanding - very friendly and attentive; some of the best coffee I have ever tasted and lots of lovely Vegan options. Would have loved if there could have been heaters as it had been snowing but I understand blankets are arriving and hopefully summer soon!

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IsabelleG
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant wine, cocktails and food. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable and toilets and restaurant clean. We had a very enjoyable and lovely evening, will go there again sometime.

MR
MollyR
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable evening! Great food and lovely wine

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Pixie
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Food, drink and staff all amazing! 10/10

AP
AndyP
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

If you like wine, you’ll love it here. If you want to learn about wine, you’ll also love it.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Service and great atmosphere

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service
Amazing wine

FAQs

The Tasting Rooms offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01342 457099.

The Tasting Rooms is rated 4.8 stars by 74 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.