We are open for Takeaway and Delivery!


We have a passion for cooking. Our Italian Chefs are using quality ingredients to bring the best possible experience.


We believe in achieving the best possible taste by keeping the flavours simple.


Our restaurant has a private and cosy feel. You can come to enjoy a romantic evening or celebrate Birthday with your family.

Our restaurant

the Cottage

We are a small independent Italian restaurant in the heart of Sussex and all our dishes are made
in-house with ingredients sourced from local suppliers. We are in the walking distance from Hailsham but also have a parking space in front of the building. You can also find large outside area which is especially pleasant during the summer days.

Traditional recipes

We respect Italian way of preparing food, we love simplicity and freshness. Our authentic dishes are freshly prepared by our Italian chefs and brings flavours of Italian cuisine.

Fresh Ingredients

We believe that freshness adds some extra flavour to our meals. Our ingredients are specially selected and sourced from local suppliers.

..and much more!

We’re working hard to provide an exceptional experience for everyone. Cosy feel of the restaurant along with the friendly staff and freshly prepared food is what makes your dining unforgettable.

Opening Times 


4.00 pm – 10.00 pm

11.00 pm– 9.00 pm


Polegate Road,
(Polegate Bypass)
Hailsham BN27 3PE
East Sussex

Book your table

To book call us on 01323 440134
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What People are Saying

„A Delightful Inviting and Cozy Environment”

“The Cottage provides a wonderful venue for good dining, happy times, and lasting memories.”


„Amazing food.”

“I have been to a lot of restaurants and most others pale in comparison. Lovely surroundings and a nice atmosphere too.”


„Birthday meal”

“Well, even though it looks small from the outside, there is plenty of space on the inside. the menu looks great with a good selection of starters and main courses are varied from fillet steak, pastas and pizza.”


„Excellent evening”

“We were instantly impressed by the hospitality. When our meal arrived the presentation and quality of our food was fantastic. “