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Hillside Inn

Balcombe Road, Pound Hill, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
01293 880911
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Ranked #25 of 162 restaurants in Crawley
Cuisines: Pub
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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73% Recommend
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We have chosen the Hillside Inn for many get togethers over the years and it never fails us. Even is something goes awry (as it's bound to some times) the staff are quick to react and always pleasant. Excellent customer service and nice food.

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Another true gem from the Vintage Inn chain. Another large family gathering that was a far cry from the disastrous meal a few weeks back (see a previous review). Lovely food and as always good choice on the menu, all helped by cheery patient staff who joined with our banter. The whole evening was far happier end enjoyable. Despite a... More

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Crawley
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We booked a table for 8 on a Monday night and were amazed how busy it was. The service was super-friendly and efficient. Great choice of food and specials ( Bread and oils starter was amazing). Everyone had a really enjoyable evening. Thank you to the team at Hillside. You deserve a #1.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Only read the negative report once sat at the table and having finished the meal think they just had a bad day. We had the roast beef and everything was nicely presented with good service. The peas were perfect and fresh - I hate getting birds eye when out! For starter we had the bread and oil which was nicely... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Food very average, ale selection poor, gents toilet disgusting with urine all over the floor and it stunk. Not cleaned in days I suspect. then you walk out onto the dining room carpet!! Very poor hygiene which makes you wonder about the kitchens? This was early evening and the place was not busy. Totally unacceptable and shows bad management.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Hillside Inn is fairly local and somewhere we like to pop in to now & then, normally being reliable in delivering good food & service but visiting today for Sunday lunch was an outstanding experience. We ordered the sharing beef rib for 2 which was very reasonably priced and sounded tasty. The waiter came out at one point to... More

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I like country pubs although it's hard to find one if you're not in the countryside! Hillside Pub/Restaurant is a 5 minute drive from TBS on the Brighton/London Victoria mainline. 4 ales on draft, decent eats, pleasant staff and a wonderful array of seating areas (outside, bar, lounge or restaurant) depending on circumstances. Child friendly, lots of parking and a... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Popped in over the weekend as we had 2 £5 off vouchers to use up. Food was lovely and the waitress that served us was very pleasant. We had one starter 2 main deals a bottle of cider and a half of cider with the discount £22 you can't beat that. Will defo return

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Myself and nine work colleagues descended on the Hillside Inn at around 6.30pm onFriday 11th July at a very busy time for the staff,we were welcomed by the serving staff who promptly allocated us all tables close to each other as we hadnt booked they handled it brilliantly.we all chose starters and main meals and all agreed that it was... More

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Uk
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We ate here on a whim returning home from a short trip, and feeling too lazy to go home and cook! It was 4pm and we enjoyed friendly service and good food. The choice was wide and both my husband and myself enjoyed our meals - he had haddock fishcake for starter and pork main, I had the light lunch... More

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