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The Cowdray Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
London Road | Balcombe, Crawley RH17 6QD, England
+44 1444 811280
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
London Road | Balcombe, Crawley RH17 6QD, England
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1 - 10 of 450 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 29th August for lunch (birthday party) very impressed with the varied main menu and a good lunch time value menu. I had beef rib on the bone with pulled pork and rosemary salted fries and it was excellent. Everyone enjoyed there meals and...More

Thank cube2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in on our way back from east grinstead, staff were very friendly, menu choice very good and the meals were very good, if we are in the area again will go back.

Thank peter_felsing1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were taken to this pub when visiting my daughter and her partner. It was very nice inside and the meals we had were lovely. he staff served us promptly and were attentive to our needs.

Thank Susan-Keefe
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I met with a long time friend - we used to frequent this pub a few years ago & it was really busy with some lonely food. Today not only was it extremely quiet but the menu was limited - largely burgers with chips, a...More

1  Thank clairyork727
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback. I'm very sorry you had a bad experience with us. I really do hope you return to us so we can redeem ourselves. Kind Regards Georgina

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We've just bought a puppy from a residence close to the Cowdray Arms. The first time we visited was when we were visiting the puppy and today was the day we collected her. This pub is attractively decorated outside and in; the staff are friendly...More

Thank Angela D
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi there Thank you so much for your lovely review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us here. Nicola is a very new member of the team and I am so happy with her here and it's lovely to see the customers love...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times. Always acceptable. Today I tried a hog roast burger. Unusual, I thought, why not? Tasty, unusual, a little dry. Get some sauce, wherever you fancy, to help. Other than that. Good food, good service.

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I visited a few weeks ago with a friend and I loved the place, I ordered the fish and chips and it was lovely. The person serving us was Rachael if I remember correctly, she was super ! Very polite and attentive. I will definitely...More

Thank Luca4211
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Felt so welcomed at the Cowdray Arms, had the chicken pate for starters and it was lovely. For main I had the steak and ale pie which was one of the nicest pies I've had served with Champion Mash, and all the veg. For afters...More

Thank Ollie G
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi there Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Georgina

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Just poppped in after another 2 local pubs was shut on a Monday ! Nice pub , busy , good service Nice garden with few umbrellas Good food

Thank Shazza754
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

HI Thank your for review! I'm so pleased you had a nice time with us. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Georgina

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Been here twice now and the second was simply because it was okay first time This place has got much going for it, but could make a quantum leap by simply raising staff levels by a very small proportion Enough staff to run the garden...More

Thank Orcaorca
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

HI there Thank you for taking the time to give us some feed back. I am very sorry you felt deflated by your visit to us and your feedback is valuable to us. I have spoken to the team member in question and have also...More

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havinastella
31 January 2015|
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Response from Ted W |
No noise. No phone coverage,but good beer and good food. Been coming here for six months and can't fault it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road | Balcombe, Crawley RH17 6QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 811280
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