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Buck's Head

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here on June 17th for my mothers birthday. There was 6 of us. Looked like a lovely pub and read good reviews. Booked a table for 1pm. When we arrived at 12.50pm the pub looked busy but not manic. We sat straight away...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second stop along the South Downs Way walk and was a welcome stop after a 13 mile walk. Our room was clean and spacious on the ground floor and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. We had our evening meal there...More

Thank Tracey M
Response from Nicki B, Owner at Buck's HeadResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, I am so glad that you joined us for a second overnight experience. We try hard to welcome our walkers. After such a great effort to get to us, we feel they are entitled to a good bath, a good...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff, lovely location but the food was awful. Food took ages to come - Fish and chips - fish hot, chips almost cold! Baked Camembert stuffed ciabatta roll (was description) which sounded good but it really was stuffed and almost like they had run...More

Thank TheSaintsGirl
Response from Nicki B, Owner at Buck's HeadResponded 4 days ago

I am very sorry to read your review. As you have mentioned, this is not the general feedback that we receive, as we have a great reputation for food. There are times, when at our busiest times, we do have a wait on meals, purely...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We went in for lunch on the way to a family party, and the look of the pub is really nice. It is based on a road in the countryside looking over lovely fields and landscape. We ordered the sandwiches where you can add chips...More

Thank Simmolor
Response from Nicki B, Owner at Buck's HeadResponded May 10, 2018

Hi, I am so glad that you had the chance to appreciate the wonderful countryside, surrounding our beautiful pub. We pride ourselves with delivering good food, to go with the great location. You would be quite right in your suggestion that the food is locally...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

We booked a night's stay at the Buck's Head for our first night of 3 whilst walking half of the South Downs Way on the bank holiday weekend. When we arrived we were welcomed by friendly staff and shown straight away to our room which...More

Thank charliedevine
Response from Nicki B, Owner at Buck's HeadResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks Charlie, so terribly grateful that you took the time to publish your review. It was so nice to meet you all, after many an email back and forth. Your groups were such fun to have, and our pleasure. We all enjoy welcoming guests into...More

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