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Furnace House

Looking for a dinner party with the WOW factor? Look no further,  Stoves Dining is excited to be able to offer you the chance of a fine dining experience at the glorious Furnace House, bringing you the quality and finesse of a top-quality restaurant.

Surround yourself with the beautiful scenery, whilst dining in our Social Bubble restaurant in the secluded grounds of Furnace House, overlooking the topiary garden and the tranquil lake, spanning up to 7 acres with rare water lilies and many species of fish, against the backdrop of the 50-acre forest, you may see some of the wild deer, and hear the toll of the bell from the monastery in the distance.

The oldest property in Furnace Wood is Furnace House which dates to the revival of the iron industry in the mid-1700s. An early record of the house is shown on a map dated 1795. 

Our cookery courses at Furnace House

Cooking is a life skill that has been in decline for many years, but with the rise in popularity of the celebrity chef, we have seen a surge of interest in people wanting to experience new and exciting foods from around the world.

You may have already tried the delights of the Stoves Dining Experience, so why not learn some of the tricks of the trade or just some of the basic life skills.

At the Cookery Academy we aim to help establish the chefs of the future and expand the knowledge of all budding foodies.

Treat yourself and enjoy the fine dining and relax with an overnight stay in this historic house.

From the very moment you walk into Furnace House, you know how opulent and luxurious your stay is going to be as the interior is exceptionally decorated with some amazing furniture, fixtures, and fittings. Downstairs you will find the main living room with a huge inglenook fireplace, an extremely well-equipped modern kitchen, and a dining room which also has an Inglenook fireplace.

Upstairs you will find a plethora of versatile bedrooms with the master having a super kingsize bed with an en-suite with shower cubicle and bath, which is well fitted with a contemporary feel that matches the whole house. The second bedroom has a kingsize with an en-suite shower room as does the third.

Staying the night! arrive from 4pm onwards receive a complimentary glass of champagne and be shown to your room, relax and unwind on the terrace, or maybe go for a walk around the 5-acre lake and build an appetite up for the evening’s event.

Which is served at 7.30pm in the social bubble restaurant, by our experienced team.


Retire to your room and have a peaceful night’s sleep, breakfast will be served from 8.00 am onwards for those early morning raisers. Enjoy a full English and fresh coffee while looking across the lake or maybe just the stunning Sussex countryside, before leaving at 11 am.
Stoves Dining and the furnace house team or looking forward to welcoming you to the House.

The address of the property is:

Furnace House, Furnace Farm Road, Furnace Wood, Felbridge, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 2QD

We very much hope you enjoy your visit to the Sussex countryside.

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MRS M HOLLANDS
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Thank you to Stephen and Meghan for a fantastic experience. Delivering exquisite dishes, full of fabulous flavours. Steve and his team looked after everything which allowed us to enjoy our home and guests without any hassles. Steve is very professional and his expertise in Culinary is remarkably interesting I could not recommend him more

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ALICE & OLIVER,
BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX
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We wanted to say a big thank you for the great food at our wedding. Quite a few guests mentioned how good it was and how nice it was to have so much choice. Thank you also for helping us with the run up to the wedding. You really were like the wedding planner! Your advice was a huge help on many things.

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LISA MILES,
CHARLWOOD, EAST SUSSEX
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Hi Steve, The evening was great. Thank you so much for providing us with both excellent food and service. Many of the guests commented on the delicious fare and extend their compliments to you. It was a pleasure to have you there keeping things under control in the kitchen & leaving it all so clean and tidy afterwards. I will definitely recommend you to my friends and would not hesitate to contact you next time I need to cater for an event. You were a star!!

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MRS R WHITBY
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Great food in our home environment. Stephen and his team are first class and provide a friendly, professional service. We enjoyed a lovely evening with food tailored to our requirements. It takes all the stress out of cooking for friends and allows everyone to enjoy the evening without being stuck in the kitchen. Our friends are still talking about the amazing desserts! Highly recommended

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MR A REYNOLDS
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Exceptional food and service provided by Steve and his team last night for our dinner party. He helped everything go smoothly and was friendly and knowledgeable, adding a unique element of fun to the event. Could not be happier with the experience and exquisite dishes. Thank you very much!

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MR HERBERT,
BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX
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Another flawless performance from Stephen and the team at Stoves Dining a great big thank for making my 50th a day to remember

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MRS M RORISON
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We had the privilege of being invited to what turned out to be a wonderful evening of stunning cuisine. You should be proud of what you produce in the kitchen of the homeowners. Would highly recommend Steve and his team.

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SUSAN LEE
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Steve from Stoves Dining made a Non wedding day very special for my daughter and her fiancé! They wanted a Greek bbq and we got so much more - home made flatbreads - gorgeously cooked meats and amazing salads - followed by wonderful deserts. Steve is a great chef and extremely professional and a really likeable guy. I would highly recommend him and his team.

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