Our purpose is clear. To bring joy to people's lives every day.

Who We Are

A little bit about us…

Our venues

Ideal Collection is an exciting group of unique and informal hospitality venues across Hampshire and West Sussex.

Each of our venues has its own personality, style and atmosphere. We’re committed to producing high-quality, great-tasting dishes using the very best local ingredients.

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Kimbridge Barn

Café, tea room & events

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Boat House

Relaxed waterside dining

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The Bugle

The ultimate English pub experience

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Boat House Café

Relaxed waterside dining

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The White Horse

Pantry, cellar & kitchen

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Ideal Collection app

Book, order & pay online

The Ideal Collection App helps you get the most from our venues. Now you can book, order and pay online. Plus you’ll gain access to exclusive rewards and promotions tailored to you. Available for download now.


Ideal Foundation

At work in the community

Being an active part of the communities we operate in has always been at the heart of our business. Over the years, we’ve donated over £100,000 to charity initiatives in our neighbourhoods, making a real difference to the lives of local people.

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Ideal People

Mindful & compassionate

We do our best to create a culture of open and honest communication so that everyone feels listened to and is treated with respect. We strive to make our people feel empowered and supported, developing their skills and creating a fun and rewarding working environment.


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