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The Bull

High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
+44 1273 843147
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate in the new dining room which was excellent, the food and the service very good. We would have given it 5 stars but for the suspicion that my wife's coffee was not decaffeinated as she was awake most of the night!

Thank limpsfieldloafers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After today I feel that I love this place. The food is superb all freshly cooked to order and delicious. Presentation I thought was excellent as was the service. I was never ignored but always well looked after and everything was just perfect. I enjoyed...More

Thank Greengrass1222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought that £15 was very expensive for a Sunday lunch.We all had the Lamb which was slightly tough.We looked at the desert menu and we commented they were very overpriced at £7/£8.We will not be visiting the Bull again.

Thank davidlambert101
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Bull was a perfect destination following a damp, grey afternoon tramping along the South Downs. Great selection of ales, friendly bar staff and waitresses and very good standard of pub food with cosy, low-light vibe. The rabbit pappardelle starter was really tasty, pork belly...More

Thank jimsycash
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This pub has a car park which was full when we arrived-as was the public car park across the road,so we cruised round Ditchling for about twenty minutes looking for a space and when we were about to give up, a space became available so...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Drinks were overpriced and mean! Our Aperol Spritzer consisted mostly of soda water and ice! it was off colour... The location is pleasant but I would not recommend it. There are better pubs in the area.

Thank Tatiana M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Visited recently with friends and if there is a downside it’s that you can’t book a table. Having said that we were seated very quickly. The Pub interior main bar is full of character, friendly and very busy. Lovely waitresses who were very efficient. The...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Whether you're wanting a quick after-work drink, celebrating a special occasion or going out for meal the Bull has it covered, a great range of craft beers and artisan spirits, the menu is frequently changing making the best of locally sourced produce wherever possible, some...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

They say the best way to gauge a pubs food is their burger and I really must say that The Bulls is knock out. Hand cut chips were just perfect and I would kill for that mayo recipe! In addition to the latter, their wonderfully...More

1  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went to the Bull for a mid week catch up with friends. Was greeted with a warm welcome by the bar staff. The bar runs table service and again the staff were very attentive throughout the night. Highly recommend the lamb chops. Good selection of...More

Thank Luke S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ditchling
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 843147
  • This restaurant is at The Bull
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