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Sloop Lane | Scaynes Hill, Haywards Heath, England
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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good pub

I went for lunch with some work colleagues and sat outside in the sunshine. Everyone who hadn't been before commented on the lovely gardens. Half of us had the baguettes - £8 was a bit pricey but two of us shared one between us which still gave us enough food each for £4. The prawn salads were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Belem, PA
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This pub has now been shut for refurbishment for nearly a year. I believe it was scheduled to take four months but there is still no news of when it will re-open and the sign outside simply says "sorry we are closed". I hope it's all worth it when it finally re-opens!!!!!!!!

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Have been local to here and a regular visitor for 15 years. never had bad meal or bad experience. Its a good old fashioned country pub. Always good place to break up or finish a good walk. Recommend a visit and if the sun is out a relax in their garden is always worthwhile.....However, be prepared for the invasion of... More 

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East Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is our local and weber never had a bad meal. It's not a gastro pub by any means - it has no pretences. It's a simple country pub with friendly welcoming staff and great food. In the winter the log burner adds to the warm welcome. Beware or be happy about the lack of any phone signal :)

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Liverpool
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

10 of us went to this pub for lunch whle staying at wowo camp site. What a lovely location and despite being pricey we were delighted when our food turned up. Some of our party arrived slightly after us and they ordered seperately, by this time the pub was busy and they had to wait an hour! Anyway we all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I took a group of 24 (adults and children) to the Sloop during a camping trip to Wowo. We pre ordered our food for ease. On arrival a couple of us had changed our minds but the pub was happy to accommodate this. The food arrived in good time and the portions were spot on for both kids and adults.... More 

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Ardingly, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Visited here yesterday for drink whilst we were out walking wit friends. We live locally and have visited The Sloop over a number of years. It has always been a bit up and down but yesterday it hit an all time low in terms of customer service. I ordered half a pint of cider - sadly it tasted like vinegar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A warm and friendly atmosphere in a busy country pub. The food that my wife and I had the Sunday Roast Beef was plentiful and tender, veg cooked to perfection and plenty of it. The staff were very attentive. Our experience was a very good one and I feel happy to recommend a visit, we will certainly be back and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I went for lunch with some work colleagues and sat outside in the sunshine. Everyone who hadn't been before commented on the lovely gardens. Half of us had the baguettes - £8 was a bit pricey but two of us shared one between us which still gave us enough food each for £4. The prawn salads were heaped full of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The sloop has good periods and bad periods. The food is never terrible, at worst its just very overpriced so-so pub grub. At it's best, you'll struggle to find better. This time last year it was nothing short of fabulous, with roasts to die for. Some time over the autumn or winter the management changed again and its now back... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

6 of us visited here and the setting is great, but the food is just embarrassing. Small portions, so over priced, unloved and bland. I had a tiny Thai chicken curry (with a poppadom?) with a few sad little vegetables for £13. Other delights included a cheese ploughmans with the smallest salad and nondescript cheese. It's a really sad state... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sloop Lane | Scaynes Hill, Haywards Heath, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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