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“Excellent Food and Service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Fig Tree

The Fig Tree
120 High St. | Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks BN6 9PX, England
01273 832183
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Ranked #1 of 15 restaurants in Hassocks
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We ate here based on the reviews and due to not being able to book a restaurant in Brighton. Well worth the trip! Nice decor, very friendly yet unobtrusive service and the food was excellent. We had the Stilton mousse and smoked mackerel to start - both very good indeed and the presentation was fantastic. We both had the Sirloin for main and it was cooked perfectly, presented very well with a lovely jus. Sadly we were unable to try desert as we were totally stuffed! Very good Malbec which accompanied the steak very well. £80 total and worth every penny.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
East Sussex
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Gold standard eating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Doesn't matter when we go to this restaurant, their superb standard is always maintained. I love that the menu has lots of variety but its not one of those menus that takes half the evening to read. Service is quick, efficient, friendly and non-intrusive. The Fig Tree always has a lovely atmosphere. The food? Just delicious. Fresh and local produce, locally sourced and beautifully cooked and presented. My husband said the cheese board was the best he'd ever had (and he's had plenty of years' experience!). Excuse me for waxing so lyrical but I can't fault this restaurant.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stock, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 73 cities Reviews in 73 cities
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Ate here on a very quiet Tuesday evening (just 3 parties in) with my husband; have to say we were truly delighted! The service was very prompt, polite and helpful, the restaurant setting and decor were very pleasant but the star of the show was the food! Packed with flavour, beautifully presented and (we thought) reasonably priced. We each had starters and main courses, we shared a cheese plate, both had coffee, 2 glasses of wine each plus pre-dinner drinks and a bottle of water - the bill was £45 a head. The menu selection was varied and interesting and all the dishes we had delivered on their promise. I'm very pleased we found this little restaurant, I'm very happy to recommend the food to all Trip Advisor readers and we will definitely return.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“One of our favourites”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions for dinner and lunch and it never fails to deliver. Lovely food, great owners and nice ambiance. Sunday lunch is really good. We love the sticky toffee pudding and also the cheese board is always very good! Can't really recommend a main dish as they are all delicious! An all round winner.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Henfield, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“One of the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

This has got to be one if the best restaurants in the area. All four of us enjoyed everything about the experience.

Between us we tried a fish, pork and lamb main course. All were of excellent quality and well cooked.

Starters were goof as well and we shared some really great cheeses to finish.

We will definitely return for more.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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