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One Garden

There are two car parks within Stanmer Park that are managed by Brighton & Hove City Council.

We look forward to welcoming you and your four-legged friends. Dogs are allowed in One Garden Brighton in all indoor and outdoor spaces. Paws on the floor, and short leads please.

There are bins positioned throughout the garden which is sorted and recycled.

We have recycled and reclaimed materials throughout the garden wherever possible. Our boardwalk is made from Ash trees within Stanmer Estate, milled and installed by the Plumpton College grounds and gardens team. The runoff rainwater is captured and filtered through the beds in this garden. Old ducting from within the glasshouses has been repurposed into planters and tiles from the old bothy buildings used within pathways. You will be able to find many more examples on your visit to One Garden Brighton.

One Garden Brighton is proudly presented and managed by Plumpton College. Our Horticultural centre of excellence for training and education is based at One Garden Brighton and you will regularly see students working within the garden spaces, developing designs and maintaining the grounds.

We have strong links with our local community, whether its use of spaces within One Garden Brighton or our excellent team of volunteers. If you wish to get involved, host an event or your local business within One Garden Brighton email hello@onegardenbrighton.com or through this sign-up form.

Please bear with us whilst we open and prepare our spaces for use. As we still have to adhere to a number of COVID-19 government restrictions there may be a delay in our response. WE will be in touch in due course.

Please be aware we have a wait list for our volunteer programme.

The Palm House and Long Border were unfortunately not part of the original restoration project funding. Our ambition is to restore these spaces for you to enjoy, and we are currently crowdfunding to be able to restore and open the Palm House.

One Kitchen

One Kitchen is open from 9.30am - 4.00pm.

You can book a table by clicking here - Make a Booking at One Kitchen. We do offer walk-in dining, this is subject to availability. Booking is advisable Friday-Sunday. 

One Kitchen seated dining offer
Brunch (9.30am -11.30am)
Lunch (12pm - 2:30pm) 
Afternoon Menu (11:30am - 3:30pm, last orders at 3pm)

Our full lunch menu is available on our website, but this is subject to change due to sourcing local and seasonal ingredients. The team will advise you on any changes on the day. Please also speak with the team about any dietary requirements you may have. 

Christmas, New Year Opening hours

Christmas Eve: 9.30am-2.30pm. One Kitchen serving Brunch only (last orders 1pm)

Christmas Day: CLOSED 

Boxing Day: 9.30am-2.30pm. One Kitchen serving Brunch only (last orders 1pm)

New Year's Eve: 9.30am-2.30pm. One Kitchen serving Brunch only (last orders 1pm)

New Year's Day: 9.30am-2.30pm. One Kitchen serving Brunch only (last orders 1pm)

opening hours 2.1.23 - 17.3.23

One Kitchen
Fridays and Saturdays 9.30am - 4pm

Brunch (9.30am -11.30am)
Lunch (12pm - 2:30pm) 
Afternoon Menu (11:30am - 3:30pm)

Sundays 9.30 - 3.30pm
Brunch (9.30am -11.30am)
Roast Dinner, pre-book only (vegetarian and vegan options available) Two sittings: 12pm - 1.30pm & 2pm - 3.30pm.

To reserve a table, please go to One Kitchen, Book a Table

Yes, we now offer full table service at One Kitchen. 

Yes, we take bookings online at Opentable.co.uk or we can take bookings over the phone on 01273 892125

You can also turn up during the day and if there is availability the team will accommodate you. 

You can make a booking by clicking here - Make a booking for One Kitchen

Or give us a call on 01273 892125.

Amends and cancellations can be made on Open Table with your booking email link or log-in. If you have any difficulty logging in to Open Table to make the amendment, please get in touch with Open Table by clicking this link. Or, give us a call on 01273 892125

Yes, our menu is designed to cater for everyone. We have plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, with a lot of our menu adapted to be made without gluten. 

Please speak with the One Kitchen team for any allergy questions or amends to the menu options. 

We have a variety of outdoor tables, however, these are not sheltered during wet weather. We will try and sit you inside when the weather looks to be wet, however, if you choose to sit outside we may not have an available table for you if it rains, this depends on availability. Our Team will try and accommodate everyone. 

We have a handful of high chairs available for use. Please just ask a member of the team on arrival, or add to your booking. 

One Kitchen is set up for seated dining only. You will find plenty of takeaway food and drink options at One Market, with indoor workshop seating and plenty of sheltered terrace seating to enjoy. 

During peak times our Takeaway Cart will be open on the event terrace, which will offer takeaway drinks and a range of snacks including cakes. 

We take bookings up to 6 people at One Kitchen. Please book a table by clicking the booking link directly on our website. 

If you require a larger booking, please email hello@onegardenbrighton.com, give us a call on 01273 892034 or pop in and speak to the General Manager, Kelly. 

Yes! Your 15% is valid at One Kitchen for your whole meal. Please just show your Student ID card at the till when placing your order. 

Classic Cream Tea
Plain scone, clotted cream, jam, fresh strawberries £8
(G, Mi)


Fruit Cream Tea
Fruit scone, clotted cream, jam, fresh strawberries £8
(G, Mi) vegan option available


Savoury Cream Tea
Cheese & thyme scone, Sussex cheese, butter, onion marmalade £8
(G, Mi, Sul)


Add a glass of Plumpton Estate sparkling wine £9


Best of British cheese board
Selection of local and British cheese, chutney & Peter's Yard crackers £9
(G, Mi)


Homemade Cakes
Choose from our daily selection of freshly baked cakes acompa­nied by tea or coffee of your choice £7


Allergens - Gluten (G) Crustaceans (Cr) Eggs (E) Fish (F) Lupin (Lu) Milk (Mi) Molluscs (Mo Mustard (Mu) Nuts (N) Peanuts (P) Sesame (Se) Soy S) Sulphates (Su)

Butchers Breakfast: House sausage, bacon, fried eggs, mushroom, beans, hash brown & sourdough toast (G, E, Mi) £11

Gardener's Breakfast: Grilled halloumi, fried eggs, mushroom, tomato, spinach, hash brown, beans & sourdough toast (G, E, Mi) £10.50

Ham hock hash, BBQ onions, fried eggs, hollandaise sauce & diced pickle (Mi, Sul, E, Mu) £9

Eggs Benedict, English muffin, poached eggs, streaky bacon & hollandaise sauce (G, Mi, E) £9

Smashed avocado on sourdough toast, poached eggs, hollandaise, pickled red onion (G,E,Sul, Mu) £9

Mushrooms on toast, fried egg (G,E, Mi) £7.50

Eggs or bacon on toast (fried, scrambled or poached) (G, E, Mi) £6

Bacon or Sausage sandwich (G, Mi) £6

Banana bread, caramelised banana, toffee sauce (G, Mi) £7.50


Toasted sourdough with butter and preserves or a pastry with tea or coffee (G, Mi) £4.50

Greek yoghurt, homemade granola, autumn fruit compote (Mi) £7

Add-ons £3

Smashed Avocado
Bacon
Sausage 
Hash Brown 

The One Garden Sausage is produced by our in-house butcher, Izaac, using Plumpton Estate pork from the national park and herbs from the garden

Allergens - Gluten (G) Crustaceans (Cr) Eggs (E) Fish (F) Lupin (Lu) Milk (Mi) Molluscs (Mo Mustard (Mu) Nuts (N) Peanuts (P) Sesame (Se) Soy S) Sulphates (Su) Celery (Ce)

Big Plates £7.50

Chicken, creamy mash, garden greens, gravy (G,Sul,Mi) 

One garden sausage, creamy mash, garden peas (G) 

Cheeseburger & chips or vegetable sticks (G, Sul) 

Roasted cauliflower, buttered leeks, Sussex cheddar sauce, parsnip crisps 

Penne pasta, tomato sauce and Sussex grated cheddar (G)

Apple or orange carton 

Choice of 

Ice cream, sorbet or yogurt & berry compote

Light bites £5

Warm pork or vegan sausage roll, garden salad & vegetable stick (G)

Cheese on toast, salad & vegetable sticks (Gf) 

Apple or orange juice carton 

Choice of 

Ice cream, sorbet or yogurt & berry compote 

Allergens - Gluten (G) Crustaceans (Cr) Eggs (E) Fish (F) Lupin (Lu) Milk (Mi) Molluscs (Mo) Mustard (Mu) Nuts (N) Peanuts (P) Sesame (Se) Soy S) Sulphates (Su) Celery (Ce)

Volunteers

All we ask that is you supply your own pair of steel toe cap boots for safety reasons, clothing appropriate for carrying out physical tasks, including wet weather clothing when required, ie waterproof jacket and trousers. We’ll supply you with any other safety equipment that you require to work in One Garden Brighton.

Please bring your own lunch if you intend to volunteer for a full day.

No. We encourage volunteers to use sustainable methods of transport where possible but do have paid car parking and disabled parking on site. The park is also served by the number 78 bus (into the park - weekends only) and the 5B and 25 buses (to the park gates).

We encourage all ages from 11 to 100! If you are between the ages of 11 and 16, we do ask that you have written consent from your parent or guardian.

Yes - where at all possible. We will do all we can to accommodate your individual needs.

There is no fixed time, but we hope that you’ll feel able to commit to volunteer as much time as you can. Hopefully you’ll decide that you want to carry on volunteering with us on a regular basis.

We ask that you book in your volunteer session prior to your arrival, with as much notice as you can give. Equally if you can’t make session that you’ve booked onto, that you give as much notice as possible that you won’t be able to make it.

You will be working alongside a trained member of staff that assist you in any tasks you carry out, making sure you learn the correct skills and get the most out of your time with us. You will also have an induction prior to using any form of machinery.

Yes, you’ll be covered by our Public Liability Insurance as is every other member of staff working in One Garden Brighton.

As One Garden Brighton is part of Plumpton College, an educational training centre, we are required to undertake DBS checks on all regular volunteers over the age of 18.