insideSUSSEX Magazine Issue 08 - October 2015 - Page 74

TOWNSPOTLIGHT Lewes cont. Le Magasin Large portions, excellent staff, and a homely atmosphere all add up to making Le Magasin a superb place to enjoy your meal. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are on offer here, as well as set menus and a very hard working barista ready to take your order! Le Magasin can also be hired out for private parties, including wedding receptions. Limetree Kitchen Limetree Kitchen specialises in modern European cuisine with a creative twist. Using only the finest locally sourced and seasonal produce wherever possible the chefs delight in bringing the customers some of the best quality food in Sussex. Limetree Kitchen serves a lunch menu five days a week (Wednesday to Sunday), including gourmet burgers and craft beers every Sunday (the famous 'Sunday Sliders'), and an evening menu Wednesday to Saturday. Horsted Place Restaurant This restaurant is welcoming and unpretentious with well-spaced tables, west facing views of the setting sun and discreet, friendly staff. When darkness falls, the room is bathed in candlelight, and ideal for a romantic dinner for two, whilst the relaxed atmosphere lends itself perfectly to corporate entertaining or a meal with friends. Everything is homemade from the finest seasonal produce, and our a la carte menu changes daily. Shopping Antares Wood Floors Antares Wood Floors is the premier choice for engineered wood floors, hardwood floors and solid wood floors in East and West Sussex. With two well-equipped showrooms and plenty of varieties on offer, Antares Wood Floors supplies and fits your new floor with the minimum of fuss. They will even help you choose the perfect floor for your home. Riverside Shopping Centre Riverside Lewes is a charming shopping hall situated in an historic building by the tidal River Ouse. There is a food hall with the best Italian delicatessen, fishmonger, florist, sandwich bar, barber's shop and handmade chocolate shop in Sussex. Upstairs are the Brasserie, The Stitchery, Riverside Art and Framing, and The Knitting Basket. Annual Events Lewes Bonfire // Nov The Lewes Bonfire Night, or the Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations, is the biggest celebrated Fifth November Event in the world, and is held every year on 5th November. There is a fabulous festival centred around the bonfire, and this year it will be on Thursday, 5th November. Lewes Bonfire 74 Octoberfeast // Sep-Oct A celebration of the culinary achievements and produce from and around the Lewes area. From street food feasts to beer festivals and pop up restaurants, there's something to tickle everyone's tastebuds. Artwave // Aug-Sep Now in its 22nd year, Artwave is one of the biggest and most vibrant artists’ open house festivals in the East Sussex calendar. Artists and makers in Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, and surrounding areas open their homes and studios, inviting the public in to see their latest work and reveal the ways they make it. Top Spot Southover Grange Gardens date from the 16th century and are open from 8.30am until dusk or 9pm (whichever is the earlier) all year round except Christmas Day. With magnificent trees, the beautiful Winterbourne stream, and stunning sculptures the gardens are well worth a visit. Did you know? Although the weather in Lewes doesn’t normally vary much from that of the rest of the UK, in 1836 eight people were killed by an avalanche of snow.