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The Forge Restaurant

$$ - $$$
British, Bar
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Heathfield Road, Halland BN8 6PW, England (Formerly The Halland Forge Restaurant)
+44 1825 840456
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

we popped in at the last minute and had a lovely meal. We shared hot pork scratching with homemade chutney and they were amazing. definitely recommend this restuarant

1 Thank vicki1272
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We decided to visit this restaurant for lunch and were very pleasantly surprised. Our waiter Christian was an excellent host and looked after us from the moment we entered the restaurant, We were all very pleased with our food and thought it was really good value for money

1 Thank Debbieleejames
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant had a mediocre choice of meals in the evening which I personally thought were overpriced for the portion sizes and complexity of the dish.

1 Thank DeclanWhitfield
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Having driven past this place on numerous occasions, the sight of the motel-style accommodation next door has always put us off, but having been there last night I can vouch for the fact that this is most definitely NOT a Travelodge/Beefeater combination - the food was excellent, the staff were very friendly and attentive and it wasn't your normal silly... More 

1 Thank Andrew H
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We drive past The Forge every day to work and on checking peoples comments on the restaurant decided to avoid. This changed recently when reading the menu we decided to make up our own minds. I have to say how surprised we were at the good food especially their home cooked pork scratchings and the varied main curses on offer.... More 

1 Thank Jane P
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Popped in for an early supper. Although the place was very quiet the food was very good, piping hot, value for money and huge portions. Service was efficient and professional. No complaints at all.

1 Thank Maggie423
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

My family and I stopped off there for a Sunday Carvery. We're not particularly fussy eaters, but the carvery was quite tasteless and the roast potatoes were so tough we had to scoop them out to make mash - proper mash was not offered. The pub itself is nice, and the waiting staff were good - carvery chef not particularly... More 

1 Thank SharonB267
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I popped in with a friend, just on a whim for a bite to eat, we made our selection and when my friend chose, he was told the item he wanted wasn't available.. I had a simple burger, the food came out very quickly but my burger was inedible, it was as dry as a piece of leather.. I left... More 

Thank Mike O
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Having driven past many times and not met anyone who had been in here we decided to give it a go. We were really pleased with the food and friendly service. Well cooked lamb shank and a lovely piece of salmon, large portions and good price. Nice wine list too, small but interesting.

1 Thank TheGoodFoodBoy
Crawley Down, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have used the restaurant for two nights and the food is amazing the staff are very helpful. First night I had crispy beef.. this was very tasty second night I had the Hot rocks. This is when the chef brings HOT ROCK on which I cooked my own steak Just how I like it .. Great experiance at The... More 

1 Thank Amberley2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
British, Bar
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heathfield Road, Halland BN8 6PW, England (Formerly The Halland Forge Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Halland
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 840456

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