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The Witch Inn

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Lindfield $$ - $$$ , British,
Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
+44 1444 414504
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (17 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food a bit different to the usual pub grub pay a bit more but its worth it! some dishes better than others in my opinion (have the fish!) good atmosphere nice little Garden /sunspot

1  Thank jhobbs222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been several times and it's always fantastic!! Great service, lovely setting and superb food. I would rather go here than anywhere because it is consistently good and the menu is varied and delicious. Thank you Witch for a great experience xxx

1  Thank lambos23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here on a busy Monday night. Although we had a booking the service was slow, although the owner was most apologetic. Once the food arrived it was well worth the wait and lived up to the excellent reviews. We very much enjoyed our...More

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It seemed newly refurbished with good, helpful, courteous, staff and a good choice of well cooked dishes. Our wine and beer was good too. The menu is a cut above typical pub food and so it is not cheap but it is reasonable value. Gluten...More

1  Thank XJMan
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We enjoyed great cooking this evening - creamy green asparagus and samphire risotto, crisp pork belly, beautifully cooked duck among many others. Staff kindly turned the music down for the benefit of my hard-of-hearing mum, and on a Saturday night. Service not rushed, not slow....More

1  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Local residents frequently attending this establishment for drinks as always busy for dinner bookings Managed to get a table due to cancellation thanks to the helpful management Was very pleased with the results....service was very good and the staff extremely polite and efficient Food was...More

1  Thank Joy F
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Often here savouring the array of wines & ales in very friendly surroundings. Tonight was a treat as often to busy to take time out to dine here. The cote deboeuf was a plate of heaven rendering our taste buds dancing on a bed of...More

1  Thank Marc P
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Yes, I enjoyed my first visit here on a great summers day. However......the pub has no car park and I had to parl 100yds up the road! Friendly staff. Good beer and lagers. Food was very good but overpriced for pub food. A decent Sunday...More

1  Thank gsxrEastSussex
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Used to drink in this pub when it was just a neighbourhood local. it is now a gastropub, which was a little off-putting but the food was out of this world. Great taste and excellent, if not a little over-zealous, service. Not cheap but will...More

1  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Saturday lunch with a friend. Fabulous menu, good reasonably priced wine list. Really friendly staff. The Barbary duck with fig jus was cooked to perfection. Great cheeseboard (pick any 4 from 8). We shared as I would defy anyone to finish one after starter &...More

1  Thank Diana H
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Jane H
Are you OK with a toddler
19 October 2016|
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Response from Marc P | Reviewed this property |
yes i have seen many families with babies & lots of young children dining & they are also dog friendly. Marc
Are dogs allowed in the bar?
4 August 2016|
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Response from lindfieldmummy | Reviewed this property |
Yep. They are allowed, there is a dog water bowl and biscuits in the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath  >  Lindfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 414504
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This historic building was refurbished in April 2011. The pub offers fresh local produce on our weekly changing menu, a selection of lager, ales, cider & wine from local suppliers. Our Head Chef, Frederic Bodeau, has worked at many top establishments in France and West Sussex and brings with him knowledge of different cuisines and techniques. His passion is cooking food simply yet creating seasonal, tasty dishes. Our aim is to create a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for every occasion whether you are bringing the family for Sunday lunch or meeting friends for a three course meal in our restaurant. We promise to do our utmost to make it an experience you will remember
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