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The Friars Oak

) #20 of 22 Restaurants in Hassocks $$ - $$$ , British,
London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
+44 1273 847801
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible23%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:15All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in one Sunday evening for a spontaneous supper - started off outside but it got chilly and the patio heaters weren't working which was a shame do we went indoors. Good food - staff a little slow with cutlery, napkins etc but it was...More

Thank Wiz C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner visited on a Sunday lunch time, the place was lovely and thought the food must be good! Don't be fooled by the super surroundings! I ordered lamb shank roast with seasonal veg which consisted of half a small carrot, a quarter of a...More

Thank paul_n_paula_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here a few times, during the last couple of months they keep running out of what see,s to be the most popular dishes. This week they were out of six of their mains - not acceptable!! I asked for fish and chips -...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and there was a reasonable menu for a pub chain. Service was excellent and the food was ok. The duck salad was really good as was the lamb shank, but sadly the accompanying vegetables were limp and overcooked. The Yorkshire pudding...More

Thank BeeGee45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for Father's Day and were surprised that there weren't many people at all there, but good for us because service would be better right? Unfortunately not. Our meals did take just under 45 minutes to come out, my steak was totally rare not...More

Thank smex16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well that has to be one of the worst meals I've EVER had. 1st steak was COLD, as were the prawns and the pepper sauce. I sent back so they obviously just bunged it all in the microwave!! So steak was over cooked, prawns were...More

1  Thank NWX
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Being local have tried this several times, and the food is pub chain food that's hit and miss on the day as to how well it's cooked, presented and in quantity. Even at best its mass produced food, which is a real shame for a...More

Thank Ayesha T
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I've seen some horrendous reviews about the friars oak on here, I was sceptical about going, however my friends talked me into it, I'm glad they did!! The staff were friendly, the food was amazing and nothing was to much hassle! We sat outside in...More

1  Thank Lizzie12194
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered the veggie tart which was dreadful. Was basically wet!! Not offered any cutlery. Staff not very attentive. Cheeseboard was a joke. Three tiny pieces of cheese and some bread! No crackers just dry bread. Absolute rubbish and not worth nearly £8! Won't be returning!

2  Thank Spikeandco
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Recommended to friends. Very embarrassing as hadn't bothered to put reservation in book after I phoned, not that it mattered as on a Saturday evening restaurant was empty, thought it would be buzzing! Menu so limited, was told had a rush earlier therefore meals not...More

6  Thank paulange2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Hassocks
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 847801
The Friar's Oak in Hassocks is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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