Venue for FUNERAL RECEPTIONS AND Wakes in West Sussex

We offer the perfect space for any occasion. With an upstairs gallery overlooking the rest of the barn seating up to 20 people or the more private cartroom situated at the rear of the barn, ideal for groups of up to 25. Not forgetting the main restaurant for any larger parties. We are sure you will find the best area for your Meetings Birthdays, Wakes, Christenings or any other special events. Please feel free to contact Chris, Lucy or Susie for any enquiries and to help you plan your function!

Cartroom – Seats up to 25 people

Gallery – Seats up to 20 people

Main Restaurant – Seats up to 100

Left Side of Restaurant – Seats up to 34

Bar and Lounge – Seats up to 50


A Spacious Venue

Whatever the occasion we have the space and ability to create the perfect Dining area for you and your guests.

Customised Menus

For large parties we will help you create the perfect menu using a selection of quality choices from on our A’la Carte menu. Once selected these can be shared with your guests in advance and pre-ordered as our food is homemade and freshly cooked.

Function Areas

Use of any of our areas is free during normal dining hours. If however you are looking for exclusive use please contact Amy, who will happily guide you through all aspects


Free Parking

Take advantage of our large car park and avoid the hassle of town centers

A Beautiful Open Plan Venue

The Oak Barn is open plan and includes many features with character, including a large inglenook fireplace and a courtyard with water feature, creating a relaxing environment for you and your guests


Before or after your meal, you can enjoy the beautiful Burgess Hill Golf Centre next door.  Show off your skills on the range or have a putting competition on the Augusta style putting green!



We can offer buffets for various occasion including wakes and business meetings (however we cannot offer these on a Sunday).

We believe our buffet menu is second to none – designed with both versatility and longevity in mind.

All that will be left for you to do is eat, drink & relax. VIEW THE BUFFET MENU HERE >

Funeral, Receptions & Wakes

The Oak Barn is the perfect place to provide a respectful and discrete service.
Let our team of experienced staff help you organise the day, making the most of our private function room, open plan restaurant, bar and lounge areas…

Catering & Bar

We have a dedicated and passionate team of chefs who provide us with a wealth of talent, evident in both style and quality of our food. Choose from our extensive buffet menu which is designed to suit all needs and requirements. All drinks will be served from our fully stocked bar.


We can cater for up to 150 people. Private function room and other areas are available. Very talented and experienced chefs and waitresses. Complimentary parking. Disabled facilities throughout.


The beautiful venue, the exceptional food, and the helpful and efficient staff are the reasons why people choose to host their special event at the Oak Barn Restaurant & Barn.  In addition, the space is so versatile we can accommodate various sizes of groups. We regularly host:

  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Wakes
  • Club Meetings
  • Society Meetings
  • Private Dining

If you are planning an event to celebrate a special occasion, have a chat with us to find out how we can make your day or night a memorable one!

Group Bookings

Business Events

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