The Kitchen

Nestled underneath a canopy of wisteria is The Kitchen, serving a seasonal menu six days a week.

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The view of The Kitchen and dining terrace from outside.

Our menu is based around seasonal ingredients treated with respect and our chef Alex is passionate about supporting local farmers, growers and suppliers to create simple, elegant food.

View our seasonal menu.

Smoked salmon, pea and broadbean guacamole, tomatoes on sourdough.
Panna cotta with strawberries and thai basil.
Buffalo mozzarella, tomato, basil, rocket and almond pesto bruschetta.
BLT on sourdough.

We are proud to be growing our own vegetables from our kitchen garden and the best crop each day will always be featured on our regularly changing specials menu.

Cabbage growing in our kitchen garden.
Kale growing in our kitchen garden.

Our friendly team is headed by Alex Von Riebech who was the Chef proprietor of The Limetree Kitchen (the top rated restaurant in Lewes). Alex’s long-term sous chef Jan, brings an equal amount of passion to The Kitchen. Together their love of cooking and attention to detail will make your experience at Babylon a memorable one.

Our chef Alex and sous chef Jan.

If you just want a hot drink and a slice of cake then we also serve a selection of locally sourced cakes and slices. Perfect in the sunshine on our terrace and outside seating area.

Cream tea with fresh strawberries.
Frankie smiling and serving coffee.

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