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The White Hart

The Street, South Harting GU31 5QB, England
+44 1730 825124
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Street, South Harting GU31 5QB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met friends for lunch at The White Hart not having been there. Lovely bar area great open fire. Lunch was excellent and good value for the quality of food. Staff friendly, liked the Upham beer which had never had before. Will return when next...More

Thank 26CCG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Room 1, luxurious with low (padded) beams, two extra bunk beds if you needed them and a view over the South Downs. Nice long bath with separate shower cubicle. Slight drawback - antique key broke in the door, but it still opened!...More

Thank prioryman2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights & had 2 rooms while attending a Wedding close by . Rooms 3 & 5 both were in the Annex block and both rooms were large & of a very high standard and very clean throughout ,and had everything...More

Thank SolihullTaz
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Found this gem on the way down from London to Portsmouth after viewing the rooms available in 2 other properties of similar price locally, and found them sadly lacking ( see other reviews) We were welcomed by the lovely Sophie, who gave us a very...More

Thank Apwfkelly
WhiteHartSH, Manager at The White Hart, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear Apwfkelly, Thank you very much for the amazing review! I am very pleased to hear that Sophie has looked after you on your visit at The White Hart. I am hoping that the scoring of 1 star for service, food and staff was just...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We diverted slightly off the South Downs Way for a much needed refreshment break after walking 12 of the 19 miles scheduled for day 2. We each had a pint & sourdough baguette, mine accompanied by a mug of soup. All were very tasty and...More

Thank GrumpsDC
WhiteHartSH, Manager at The White Hart, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you GrumpsDC, I am Glad we contributed to your experience of the South Downs! Hopefully you will visit us soon. Best wishes Dana Tase

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were walking the South Downs Way and arrived too early for lunch but sat by a fireplace and had a welcome pint. Very nice staff, and we enjoyed the local customers ("I'm trying to decide if it's a beer day or a cider day.")....More

Thank Nomadventurer
WhiteHartSH, Manager at The White Hart, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Nomadventurer, Thank you for your time to write this review! I am so glad you enjoyed your visit here. Hopefully it will not be the last - we have 7 beautiful bedrooms, if you next time, maybe fancy a longer rest before your walk!...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Stopped here for dinner just before the end of the third day of our South Downs Way in 4 days walk (were staying at a farmhouse B&B a further 20 minutes walk away.) The pub was lovely inside and we were directed to a table...More

3  Thank Phil25
WhiteHartSH, Manager at The White Hart, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Phil25, Thank you for your review! I am sorry that your visit with us wasn`t perfect. On Sundays we run the same menu through out the day, I am sorry you found it limited. Regarding the lager prices, we are looking to change to...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Great traditional feel to the place,Middle of nowhere really,but a really pleasant surprise,dropped in a couple of times at lunch time over the last two weeks.Food of offer was light or serious opted for some sandwiches,excellent and something of thr trad. pub list,Ham egge foof...More

Thank claxxx1
WhiteHartSH, Deputy Manager at The White Hart, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again. Sophie

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night whilst walking the South Downs Way. It is in a beautiful village and the rooms are in a converted stable/barn out back. Our room number 4 was gorgeous in decor, had a great shower, lovely big...More

Thank valhill56
WhiteHartSH, Deputy Manager at The White Hart, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay overall & we look forward to seeing you again if you chose to come back & dine with us. Unfortunately you did have the smallest room that...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

After a sunny walk in the South Downs, we had a pub lunch in the garden of this pub. Lovely lunch and friendly staff. Perfect after climbing the Beacon Hill!

Thank Dylandogs
WhiteHartSH, Manager at The White Hart, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear Dylandogs, Thank you for your kind words! Hopefully we will see you again soon. Best wishes Dana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, South Harting GU31 5QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  South Harting
  • Phone Number: +44 1730 825124
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The newly refurbished (and reloved) White Hart at South Harting is one of few pubs remaining with traditional pub values, whilst providing excellent local and seasonal food and a warm welcome every time. Surrounded by stunning West Sussex countryside, nestled in the heartland of the South Downs; the White Hart caters for walkers, ramblers and all folk looking for a rest-stop along the way. Serving generously filled baguettes as well as high quality A La Carte meals, the White Hart is sure to satisfy the weary walker. A full selection of crowd pleasing Upham Ales is available as well as a highly regarded wine list. The White Hart at Harting is back, and we look forward to welcoming you.
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