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The Hatch Inn

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Forest Row, Coleman's Hatch TN7 4EJ, England
01342 822363
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 67
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Ploughmans and a lager!

Lovely spot for a meal. We really enjoy their ploughmans for lunch sitting outside. Food is well presented and service is very good. Parking can get busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Jackiebfromuckfield
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Uckfield. East Sussex
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  • Romantic
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Visited this quintessential country pub whilst on a short trip from New York - beautiful setting with caring staff. The food was superb washed down with a glass of English sparkling winefrom Hindleap vineyard. I used to visit this pub many years ago when living in the UK. It was also pleasing to note that this establishment has been awarded... More 

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Uckfield. East Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Lovely spot for a meal. We really enjoy their ploughmans for lunch sitting outside. Food is well presented and service is very good. Parking can get busy.

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EAST SUSSEX, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Yet again, a pleasure to call in the "Hatch". Not that far from the A22 @ Forest Row in East Sussex and just a shortish drive from the Ashdown Forest for great dog walks. Unfortunately, it is rather a long way from where I live but always well worth the effort. Good pub with good atmosphere, good food and most... More 

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Horsted Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The starter of king prawns was brilliant followed by duck which was cooked to perfection ,we also had pork loin and salmon in our party both of which were very good ,I followed this with the local cheese board plenty of it and had not travelled more than 3 miles my friends had lemon posset both said it was superb... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Very friendly old English Pub offering a very good selection of home cooked food with excellent service

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a lovely old pub full of charm Food was really tasty and well presented Staff here are so friendly and make you feel at home Will be returning again very soon

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DeLand, Fl.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Had dinner here 7/18/2015. The restaurant is so quaint and cozy. The food was excellent and the service was not only attentive but very friendly. One of my favorite experiences during my trip.

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We took a a friend here last Friday and everything lived up to expectations. The Hatch was my regular pub back in my teens - decades ago when food was a packet of crisps and real home made cider was sold - and up to my late 30s when we moved away from East Grinstead. It was great then and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This place is exactly what you hope to find when you are looking for a place to enjoy a special dinner in Ashdown Forest. It's quite small, and obviously the pub itself is very old, but the owners have done it up beautifully and the ambiance is warm and inviting. We sat at a table in the back with a... More 

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

35 years ago we used to live in this village when the Hatch was simply the local pub where you could get a pint and a bag of crisps. It now accommodates half a dozen tables, and offers excellent, above average food. Not cheap, but good value. We visited with friends and all had tender, flavoursome steaks, home made puddings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Forest Row, Coleman's Hatch TN7 4EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Coleman's Hatch
  • Phone Number: 01342 822363

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 to 44
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?