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The White Horse Pub

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$$ - $$$
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16 West Street, Ditchling, England
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and the staff are very friendly and attentive.. Was a favourite haunt in our visit and very busy Sunday lunchtime so suggest you book in advance for a meal..Quite of a Sunday evening and also offers accommodation, was a bit busier Monday evening......

Thank Eamonn M
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No piped music. Great staff. Good honest and tasty pub grub. No need to book. Excellent lemon tart for dessert. Worth a visit.

Thank sandra_snelling
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couldn't fault the food. Staff don't fuss over you but that's not such a bad thing. Had fish and chips then pulled pork burger another night. Lovely. Slightly cheaper than The Bull although you don't get an itemised bill.

Thank Jim B
Hastings, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came in here for a beer and ended up staying for a couple of hours. We had whitebait, scallops and cheesy chips, which were the size of jackets! Good value for money and lovely 'ambience'.

Thank Thomas K
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly pub with plenty of newspapers to read and a friendly atmosphere. We had the pork and lamb roasts. Both were generous sized portions and absolutely delicious. Crispy spuds, a Yorkshire with structural integrity, tender succulent meat and lots of flavoursome veg. Just what was needed after a country walk. Can't fault it. Can't remember how much have it... More 

Thank Thisisboatlife
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

First & last visit to this pub. Invited to meet with colleagues for a business meeting & a meal. Told they had WiFi, but it did not work - so presentations & meeting abandoned. Room was freezing cold so we sat with our coats on all evening. Shown menu & specials board for evening meal but many of the items... More 

Thank Biddy50
St Albans
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome, open fire and good beer. Nice atmosphere and dog friendly and food was amazing. Well worth a visit.

Thank StAlbansMark
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Booked a table here for a late Sunday lunch, we were dealt with very efficiently by the staff and were shown to a table in a lovely, bustling room packed with families and couples. There was a bit of a wait for the food, but the landlord came over and apologised and to be honest we weren't in a hurry... More 

Thank Clare D
W Sussex
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a tasty lunch at The White Horse last Sunday. We got there by 12.15 and it wasn't at all busy and didn't seem to have got too busy by 1.00pm. A good quantity of beef arrived, which had been cooked as requested, rare or medium rare. Unusual for a roast meal. If you are not keen on a pudding... More 

Thank LornaL_9
Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I visit the White Horse on a semi-regular basis and know many of the locals and the staff. There are usually 5-6 real ales available (including Harvey's). These are kept in great condition. I can't vouch for the lagers & ciders but I haven't heard my friends complaining. Whether you are looking for Sunday Lunch (often busy) or a traditional... More 

Thank Colin M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 West Street, Ditchling, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ditchling

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?