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Halfway Bridge Inn

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British, Family Fare, Gastropub
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Halfway Bridge | Lodsworth, Petworth GU28 9BP, England
+44 1798 861281
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Our menu bursts with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Fish, game...
Our menu bursts with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Fish, game and traditional English and Mediterranean dishes. There is always something to excite the appetite A simple but elegant decor includes fabulous open fires, with dining offered in a choice of intimate nooks. In good weather alfresco dining on our pretty terrace or in the sheltered garden is idyllic. Small group bookings are easily accommodated in one of several private dining rooms. A connoisseur's wine list complements the menu, including local sparkling wines. Many are served by the glass to help you discover a favourite! A fine selection of Sussex ales is also available.
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  • 52
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
More for veggies please!!

Lovely evening with friends. Would definitely like to make this place a regular BUT veggies just aren't catered for enough. (Otherwise would definitely have scored full marks!) At least one vegan starter and main course would be good (or even better a separate veggie/ vegan menu or page!) I don't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
452Lorraine
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West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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Chichester
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It makes a change to stop somewhere 'on spec' and find an excellent welcome, service and good food. Only a couple of miles off a route that we regularly travel and we will certainly return. However, I am told that one really does need to book in advance and I can quite see why.

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Clanfield, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The first time here in a number of years and it did not disappoint. Still cosy and intimate inside with tasteful and comfortable furnishings. Lovely, well kept local cask beers and an interesting menu which is likely to appeal to most people. The food itself was delicious and well presented by efficient, unobtrusive staff. I would thoroughly recommend.

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West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Lovely evening with friends. Would definitely like to make this place a regular BUT veggies just aren't catered for enough. (Otherwise would definitely have scored full marks!) At least one vegan starter and main course would be good (or even better a separate veggie/ vegan menu or page!) I don't doubt chef would have cooked something if asked, but hate... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Had a very good meal here on a busy Saturday night, they were able to accommodate us (table for two) without a reservation. Good choice on the menu as well as several specials, drinks were brought quickly, as were bread and olives (fantastic olive marinade!) and we were able to browse the menu without any rush. Service was attentive and... More 

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Kent
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Halfway Bridge for three nights in room 6. It is easy to find as it is signposted just off the A272 midway between Petworth and Midhurst. The room was excellent, large, clean, warm, well furnished with a nice large window into the garden. It is just a 100 yards walk to the Inn where we were... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Once again we tried the Halfway Bridge Inn for my birthday supper. It was disappointing in almost every aspect. The Pub was cold and the log burners were not lit. Food when it eventually arrived was lukewarm and service, apart from the chap in charge was almost teenage in surliness. Starters of devilled kidneys and deep fried Brie were average.... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Old world pub on the busy A272, great place to stop for refreshment, exciting menu, reasonably priced, well presented and served and tastes excellent - what more is there to say!

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Gosport, Hampshire
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We booked this restaurant for a table of 6 for a family reunion, first by telephone and subsequently changing the number of people by email. Both communications were handled promptly and politely. This inn is on the A272 between Petworth and Midhurst. We made the mistake of turning off the road signposted to Highway Bridge (approaching from Midhurst), when there... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My daughter and I called in to this pub/restaurant last Sunday, 15th February. We had a drink and fancied a light meal. Bar snacks were not on offer as it was Sunday lunch but we were allowed to choose a starter. We both had the Brie with onion marmalade, it was really tasty. We were particularly impressed with the presentation... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My daughter and I called in to this pub/restaurant last Sunday, 15th February. We had a drink and fancied a light meal. Bar snacks were not on offer as it was Sunday lunch but we were allowed to choose a starter. We both had the Brie with onion marmalade, it was really tasty. We were particularly impressed with the presentation... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Halfway Bridge | Lodsworth, Petworth GU28 9BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 861281

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
  • Cuisine: British, Family Fare, Gastropub

Description

Our menu bursts with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Fish, game and traditional English and Mediterranean dishes. There is always something to excite the appetite A simple but elegant decor includes fabulous open fires, with dining offered in a choice of intimate nooks. In good weather alfresco dining on our pretty terrace or in the sheltered garden is idyllic. Small group bookings are easily accommodated in one of several private dining rooms. A connoisseur's wine list complements the menu, including local sparkling wines. Many are served by the glass to help you discover a favourite! A fine selection of Sussex ales is also available.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?