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The Lickfold Inn

Highstead Lane, Petworth GU28 9EY, England
+44 1789 532535
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“amuse bouche” (41 reviews)
“halibut” (17 reviews)
“bread” (32 reviews)
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Highstead Lane, Petworth GU28 9EY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I nearly cried this place was so gorgeous and we didn't even eat upstairs, we had a few nibbles in the bar, in front of the roaring fire with a glass of British fizz. I'm not entirely sure a girl can ask for much more...More

Thank CultureVulture88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. The food was well cooked and presented, the pace of service was good and there was a pleasant ambience. The wine lit offered a number of interesting wines by the glass. For an out of town pub/restaurant the prices...More

Thank ABC_1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lickfold Inn is now a firm favourite with us. As soon as you arrive in the building you know it's going to be a class act. My wife had the Halibut from the a la carte menu and I had the pot roasted pheasant...More

1  Thank FlyingScotsman150
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a bit of a last minute booking for Sunday lunch. We wanted to go for a winter walk in Petworth Park so I began phoning around for a table for lunch. I called the Lickfold Inn, not expecting success,but we were in luck....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pub on a country lane to nowhere that had such a passion for excellence that I haven’t seen before. The team was unsurpassed in there professionalism. There has been a substantial investment in staff and decor and it pays off in a...More

Thank CommanderBiro
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This beautiful Inn set in splendid country surroundings offers divine food in a non intrusive atmosphere. H.R.H. and I visited Saturday lunchtime and were greeted by a delicious a la cart menu created by a Chef from heaven itself and presented by staff who obviously...More

1  Thank dubarry37
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We are so pleased to have been shown this place. We met with friends who knew of it otherwise we might never have found it. The set lunch menu was great value, included were amuses bouches and tasty entremets. Lots of big flavours, yet well-balanced...More

1  Thank oldie58
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Over the last 3 years my girlfriend and i have been 3 x times for lunch and every time , we have been very happy with the quality of the food and the service.the atmosphere too is very nice and comfortable with a lovely stone...More

1  Thank Frederic F
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I took my husband for his 50th last night. He ordered a gin and tonic to start with and I ordered some English sparkling wine. The bottle arrived with glass tantalisingly out if reach at the side table. It took quite a while for the...More

3  Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Stopped in for lunch - dog friendly - nice snack menu - recommend the tempura cauliflower and the scotch egg. Ideal if you are visiting the local forest and downs

1  Thank Richardson37
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25 January 2015|
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Response from sus198 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Its probably best to look on their website in case the menu is changed. When we went there was a choice of beef, pork belly, ox cheek and 2 more dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highstead Lane, Petworth GU28 9EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 532535
  • E-mail
The Lickfold Inn is a traditional English pub that supplies a refined food and beverage offering, not only to the local community but the surrounding area and further a field over time. The kitchen is the operational engine and heartbeat of the Lickfold Inn and a huge amount of time and effort has been invested in it to ensure that the food we prepare and serve is outstanding. The state of the art equipment that has been installed into the specially designed kitchen allows the passionate kitchen team to cook to the highest level and produce their very best. The end result is progressive, delicious tasting food that captures the surrounding area, and that you see on the menu. The restaurant is situated upstairs in the Lickfold's beautiful dining room. With its Tudor features and exposed beams it is the perfect place to savour and enjoy Tom and Graham's original and fresh cuisine. The restaurant has been designed to create an elegant and relaxing atmosphere that is serious about the flavours and food served, and here we proudly offer to you the very best food and drink along with a friendly, attentive and knowledgeable service.
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