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Best Western Plus Old Tollgate Hotel and Restaurant

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Best Western Plus Old Tollgate Hotel and Restaurant.

Take a well-earned break near Brighton.

Best Western Plus Old Tollgate Hotel and Restaurant is perfectly located in the picturesque village of Bramber at the foot of the South Downs National Park and the Downs Link.

The hotel is within easy reach of Gatwick airport and mainline stations too, so feel free to stop by and spend a night or two en-route to your overseas holiday! If you're here on business, the nearby motorway links take the hard work out of organising a conference or event.

There are miles of walking to enjoy around the hotel, as well as riding, fishing and other outdoor pursuits! You'll also find a number of historic houses and gardens close-by.

Maintaining high brand standards and excellence in quality is second nature to the Best Western Plus Old Tollgate Hotel in Steyning. We have proven that going that extra mile during our annual Best Western quality assurance assessments really does pay off. Our hard work and dedication to cleanliness and quality of both guest rooms and public areas has gained us the Best Western International Quality Award. A global recognition of excellence given to only a few selected hotels throughout the world, this award shows that we take pride in offering high levels of excellence in quality and brand standards our guests expect.

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West Sussex
BN44 3WE
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6057*


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars

Chef Jeff Hammerschlag


Hotel Restaurant

The menu features the famous hors d'oeuvres cold table and hot starters, followed by the carvery style main course which includes casseroles, fish and vegetarian options in additional to the selection of roast meats. We also have hot and cold desserts and a selection of cheeses.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09.30
Lunch: 12.00 - 14.00
Dinner: 18.00 - 21.30
Weekend times may vary


Our guest ale is locally brewed and well worth a try!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Worthing GC

Course information

Course Type: Downland Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71 & 66
Distance: 6505 Yards
No handicap required


9 miles away in Worthing


Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes £30.00
18 holes £30.00
Buggy hire £22.00
Tuition Yes

West Chiltington GC

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 5967 Yards
No handicap required


11 miles away in West Chiltington


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes £15.00
18 holes £20.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition Yes
Driving Range Yes


The Best Western Plus Old Tollgate Hotel & Restaurant is a very popular venue for weddings, civil ceremonies and partnerships. Our experienced team will guide you through the many preparations as the big day approaches, and take care of the finer details on the day itself.


Wedding service and reception venue

From the Civil ceremony to the last dance, you can spend the entire day with us here in Bramber! The glorious countryside that surrounds the hotel will prove the perfect backdrop for the all important photos too!


Your wedding breakfast will normally begin with a welcome drinks reception and for that extra special touch, you can also treat your guests to a selection of our homemade canapes.


Registry office:
Registration Services Manager
Edes House, West Street, Chichester PO19 1RQ

For any enquiries please call Maggie Parsons or Debbie Behling on 01903 879494

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M23, J11, 15.00 miles
Nearest train station: Shoreham-by-Sea, 4.00 miles
Nearest airport: london Gatwick, 26.00 miles
Free parking on site (60 spaces)
On site disabled parking (1 spaces)

The Street
West Sussex
BN44 3WE

What's nearby?


  • Brighton & Hove Albion FC (8 miles)

  • Goodwood Racecourse & Estate (27 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Amberley Castle (10 miles)

  • Brighton Pavilion (10 miles)

  • Arundel - Historical Town (20 miles)

  • South Downs - National Park (1 miles)

  • Devils Dyke - National Trust (9 miles)


  • Churchill Square (10 miles)

  • North Laines (10 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

We have several rooms ideal for conferences for a meeting from 2 delegates to 60 theatre style. We will cater to your individual requirements.

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Regency Room 60 30 26 26 30
Gate Room 30 12 12 14 16
Tackroom 12 4 8 10 10
Syn 106 & 206 12 4 8 10 0
Syn 110 & 210 6 2 4 6 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 632 traveller reviews
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Dining with friends in the excellent Carvery...

20/03/2018 Hastings99, Hastings, United Kingdom

We were and are impressed by the quality and quantity and the price. I meet with friends their each month. The bar is small and one always waits for service but hey!... one can’t have everything. Popu... more


Cold Weather but warm hotel Bramber

20/03/2018 foxy123955, Essex, United Kingdom

Had 2 night stop at the Old Tollgate, breakfast very plentiful, room nice and warm. Dinner a bit slow when we ordered bar menu, instead of carvery but all staff very friendly and near by Steyning a lo... more


A funeral visit

10/03/2018 Beverly O, Hertford, United Kingdom

A great hotel ideally located, equidistance from Brighton/Worthing (8miles) very close to the South Downs National Park and superb countryside. The hotel is smart, the room we had was modern and well ... more


Wedding Anniversary gift

04/03/2018 Daren H,

My Wife and I have been coming here to the restaurant for dinner for quite some time now, and have been saying that we should try to stay here for a weekend. So as a Anniversary gift for my wife, I bo... more


Great stay in the South Downs

02/03/2018 Pete B, Northampton, United Kingdom

This was our first visit, we stayed for a couple of nights and had a great time. All the staff were friendly and helpful. We were satisfied with our room which was very comfortable. Breakfasts were... more

Owner Response
Maggie P, General Manager at Best Western Plus Old Tollgate Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you Pete B for choosing The Old Tollgate - I'm delighted to read your review. kind regards