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The Bull

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Ditchling $$ - $$$ , British,
High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
+44 1273 843147
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
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Open Now
11:30 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We arrived almost at closing time, but the bar staff were incredibly helpful. They produced the almost the best beef sandwiches I have ever eaten. Very pleasant bar to sit in. Unfortunately there were some building works which were a bit noisy. But it did...More

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 2 days ago

My visit didn't start well, as they only had craft lagers on, and no alternative for people who don't like overly hoppy or malty lagers, so I stuck to sparkling mineral water... I had a burger, which at £14, I was hoping was going to...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this pub for it's apparent great reputation. However, I was very disappointed with many aspects of my visit. I had contacted them previously due to my special dietary requirements and was assured the chefs could cater for me well and that gluten free...More

Thank 77blue77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read great things about The Bull's award (Great British Pub 2016) we decided to try it out for dinner on Saturday night. The food was good, not fantastic, but the service was indifferent to the point that we honestly felt that a tip wasn't...More

Thank ClarkyComments
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Bull and received terrible service! I ordered a drink after receiving my meal and waited for 15 mins, a drink was dropped on the floor and not cleared up by the waitress (which just so happened to be my drink) I left...More

Thank Louisbuster
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

A nice pub with a traditional interior. Very nice sandwiches, lightly toasted and generously filled. My smoked salmon, spinach and feta sandwich was very good indeed, served by a helpful and pleasant young waiter. Nice place to go.

1  Thank tessie1
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Lovely atmosphere in this traditional village pub, good choice of dishes on the menu. Food is of a very good standard, portion sizes are good and whilst not cheap good value for money for the quality. Extensive wine list too, again not necessarily the cheapest...More

1  Thank SparklyGill
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

When I go for dinner, I usually take three courses but tonight I decided to go for the main meal of £28 steak. I was very upset to find a very small portion for the price. The manager was informed of our concern. I hope...More

2  Thank Blandine266
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Just came back to the bull. Went for the rib eye steak at £28 expecting a mean piece of meat for that price. It came on my plate as a mere 7oz steak .what can I say well disappointed and a big rip of .Can...More

1  Thank platoch
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Took my 2 teens there for sunday lunch which I felt was overpriced compared to our local gastropubs in London. The service was delightful and attentive, the request for a gluten free meal quickly dealt with but my tuna starter was tasteless & mediocre (I...More

1  Thank luckygirlLondon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ditchling
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 843147
  • This restaurant is at The Bull
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