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The Old Stables

Fontwell Park | Fontwell Avenue, Fontwell BN18 0SY, England
01243 543 082
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Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Fontwell
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Part of Vintage Inns
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  • English first
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The restaurant/pub was lovely, clean and welcoming. The staff were great. We chose from the light bite menu and the choice was very good - the pear and Stilton salad was really tasty and fresh, as were the breadcrumbed mushrooms. The pork and black pudding sausages were a great combination. House Shiraz was also very nice. Would recommend this for... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

On arrival all staff were friendly and welcoming, however to get our main meal it took 1 hour with no apology for the delay!! Very disappointed. Understand it was not the waitresses fault, but the delay ruined the mood.

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Took my family here last christmas day.just fantastic. booked for ten this boxing day. in between have been back many times,I was shocked three visits back to find my wife and i had the most awfull visit.the food was uneaterbull.the service very poor. took 40 mins to get our starter(soup)the portions were miniscule.after compliant recieved a phone call full apologise... More 

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Bognor Regis, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

the food was good nice choice on the menu the soup was hot and the mains were to the only trouble was lack of pudding choice no trifle or lemon tart or raspberry crembrule but other deserts were well recieved will try again as atmosphere was good even though a friday night and not overly busy service was not as... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Met up with some friends we hadn't seen for a long time. Three of the four ordered fish and chips. What should have been a most enjoyable catch up was completely spoilt by the quality of the fish. Cod should be light, white and flaky .... this fish was rubbery, very grey and stodgy. The excellent waitress was most apologetic... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

5 of us went for a Sunday roast. Decor very nice, table a bit small for 5. Service with a smile but they were so buy it took a long time for our drinks and forgot them once. Meat platter for two very good. Veg tasty and not over cooked. Would visit again as local but wouldn't if it was... More 

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Kent UK
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After a long afternoon walking on the downs went here for our dinner. Had a starter and main course. The soup was lovely. I had the lamb and my partner the bellied pork. Both meals were very pleasant. The service was very good.

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Teufen, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Had very good food here and seldom had such good and friendly service. They brought the wrong soup, but apologised immediately, when they noticed. Very nice location.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Food great, atmosphere great, service, nothing to much trouble, staff friendly. Had a great evening for 6 of us.

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Surrey, UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I used to come here a lot a few years back and the food was always very pleasant. Today was my first visit in ages and we were very disappointed. The staff seem super stressed, the food took nearly an hour, luckily Id bought devices to keep the children occupied, otherwise it would've been a painful wait. I had hunters... More 

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Additional Information about The Old Stables

Address: Fontwell Park | Fontwell Avenue, Fontwell BN18 0SY, England
Phone Number: 01243 543 082
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Fontwell
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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