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Opening 14th June 2021

The transformation of The Star, Alfriston, will be the first official joint venture for mother and daughter due, Olga (sister of Rocco Forte) and Alex Polizzi (presenter of The Hotel Inspector series).

The striking Grade II listed 15th-century building in the medieval village of Alfriston is near the Seven Sisters and in the South Downs National Park, close to the historic town of Lewes and both Glyndebourne Opera House and Charleston.

The extensive renovation will see Olga Polizzi add her own inimitable style, whilst preserving the magnificent historical features. The 30 bedroom hotel will offer a large restaurant with its own inner courtyard, created as a lovely spot for warm weather dining. Expect relaxed all day dining with local beers, open fires and oak beams.

At the heart of the hotel is a large and striking 60-cover restaurant where Tim Kensett, formerly of The River Café, will be serving simple, unfussy dishes with a focus on clarity of flavour.

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  • Outdoor dining
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Club benefits do not apply here.

Club offer restaurants nearby:

Restaurant name Club savings
Deans Place Hotel £29
The Grand Hotel - Mirabelle Restaurant £40
The Grand Hotel - The Garden Restaurant £28
Terre à Terre - The Vegetarian Restaurant £8

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