We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 36 Battle Restaurants

The Blacksmiths - CLOSED

High Street, Battle, England
Website
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
CLOSED
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

24 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    8
    9
    2
    2
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Trip advisor have just asked me for a review. I heard this place had closed with an Estate Agents sign outside. It used to offer an interesting Menu with Eastern European influences. It needed refurbishing but if the guy has retired then that explains why. It was clean and actually the dated décor and menu gave me a "time warp"... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

We've been going to the blacksmiths in battle for many years and are really sad that Martin has decided to retire. We have been unable to find another restaurant that has such a wide menu and helpful staff. We have never been disappointed once with any meal here and are sport to see you leave.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
East Sussex
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The Blacksmiths has finally closed after gradually going downhill in the face of so much competition in the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Hastings, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

This was always our family choice for occasions though have not been much lately. However we visited again recently with visitors and found it was as good as ever. I don't like soggy veg but did not find that description to be true.It does have some different choices. I agree the decor has not been changed for some time and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sussex
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We did have a rather disappointing visit some time ago but thought it deserved a second chance. The first time was an evening where most places can look better "in the half light". The atmosphere at lunchtime was rather like being in a residential home. It was all a bit "tired". I am sure with the prices charged a makeover... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Our first weekend without the children we had booked a local hotel and this restaurant for a romantic dinner. The menu was mouth watering ..... that is where our romantic evening finished. Had pre booked a couple of weeks in advance first impressions were hopeful ordered drinks and then starter and main. Starter came 1 hour and 20mins later, overcooked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kinross
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Our party of four were doing a tour of the area and called into the Blacksmiths on Saturday the 16th june for lunch. My daughter was very hungry so had gone on ahead of us and was already sat at a table when we arrived. My first impression was the smell of deep fat frying.... Not nice. The waiter/maitre d... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hastings, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

We have eaten at the Blacksmiths on several occasions and every time we have been thrilled with the food, service and value for money. Martin the owner is always charming and will always find time for a quick chat. We look forward to our next visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Had a wonderful night, outside it was cold & raining but inside the atmosphere was warm & inviting. Food was lovely & service was impeccable. Would recomment to anyone visiting Battle to call in for a meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

The Blacksmiths had a very good menu, the food cooked to perfection and well presented. All the staff were very friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Blacksmiths also viewed

Battle, East Sussex
Battle, East Sussex
 

Additional Information about The Blacksmiths

Address: High Street, Battle, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
Cuisine: English

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing