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The Laughing Fish

Station Rd., Isfield, Uckfield, England
+44 1825 750349
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (8 reviews)
“pie” (14 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Station Rd., Isfield, Uckfield, England
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped into this pub on our way back from a day's visit to Hastings and Rye for dinner before returning to our nearby hotel. Before ordering I asked if it was possible to have chips with the pie of the day and was reassured...More

1  Thank Phil G
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're terribly sorry that you had such a terrible experience in our terrible pub. Indeed, one cannot imagine anything more terrible than getting mash instead of chips. Mea culpa. As the terrible landlord with terrible control over the terrible chefs I hold my hand up....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick lunch. The sausage sandwich, on it's arrival looked great with lovely presentation. However, as my partner bit into it, he nearly broke a tooth, as the sausage had been sliced lengthwise before being microwaved to a rock solid lump....More

Thank Chloe S
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

In the middle of an extremely busy session we can occasionally slip up. At least your partner told us quickly that he was unhappy with his original sandwich - we didn't disagree and we replaced it as quickly as we could without fuss. As you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great group of staff on Sunday made this pub a very good place for lunch. Unpretentious, even slightly shabby and a rather scruffy garden. But, all the better for not being turned into another Sussex trendy gastro pub. Good choice of beers from all...More

Thank peterpaddockhurst
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments, although we might have preferred "proper pub" to "shabby" and "rustic" to "scruffy" (it is, after all, now autumn!). Anyway, despite the adjectives which could equally have been used in a "terrible" review you clearly appreciated what we try to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent range of draught beers and ciders. Good value meals, ingredients locally sourced. Friendly staff too. Nice atmosphere

Thank smmack2016
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

First visit. Very impressive menu and lovely food. Service great and good parking. Tables well spaced and a nice pub atmosphere. We will return.

Thank G26_10
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Took my in laws here last month as had read the numerous recommendations on here & it's not that far away. The menu has the usual pub fare, but then there was also ostrich burger & kangaroo which showed maybe this could be an interesting...More

1  Thank RessussyAnnie
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A last minute booking for a family lunch that was thoroughly enjoyed by all. A warm and friendly welcome, excellent, tasty food extremely well presented and all at a very reasonable price. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Birthday lunch, table of twelve. Excellent service, fine plate of Roast beef. Well kept pint of Long man ale. Lovely little pub, next to the Lavender line. Plenty of parking. Very attentive and welcoming staff. All the food was excellent, well prepared and served promptly....More

Thank guylungmuss
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you! We enjoyed having you here, and are delighted that you had a good time.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went to a famous pub in Fletching - name I will not mention - looking for a sandwich lunch whilst in the area. Left there and reserved a table by phone at The Laughing Fish as being ideally located. Won't go into too much detail...More

2  Thank Laurence F
AndyFish864, Manager at The Laughing Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your review. Over the years we've played around with different suppliers for our bread products, but have not been able to find any as good as the Jack and Jill Bakery in Ringmer, which is where we source our "Norfolk Crunch" granary,...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Myself,my wife and her elderly father had a lovely lunch,we all opted for the steak and kidney pie and when our order arrived at table you could see it was a proper pie! Pastry top and bottom and packed with meat,and also delicious vegetables. It...More

Thank stephenclark4
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review - our pies are always popular, and its interesting how many potential customers enquire about the "construction" of them before ordering. It's quite clear that the "dish of meat with a puff pastry lid" is not good enough...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Rd., Isfield, Uckfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Uckfield  >  Isfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 750349
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