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The Hatch Inn

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Forest Row, Coleman's Hatch TN7 4EJ, England
01342 822363
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for meal with partner and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were fantastic never an issue with anything. Locals were also friendly and accommodating. Would recommend steak for dinner

1 Thank sweet004
Forest Row, UK
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151 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub has been transformed by its new management and new chef, A very enterprising menu, very friendly service. And for food of this quality, good value. The pub itself is a bit cramped when busy, but the outside tables to the rear and sides of the building are very pleasant. We had the Red Thai Duck Curry and Pan... More 

Thank TiggerInIndia
Crawley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked last minute. First meal i have eaten there. It was as expected very busy for a small pub. About 10 tables inside with tables out side also. Lovely old building circa 1430. Two lovely roast beef dinners. Beef perfectly cooked. Generous portions. Followed with the best Eaton mess we have had. Absolutely delicious. Add to that they serve Aspel... More 

Thank JohnWilkinson91
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old pub which is great for a drink and very atmospheric. Came late Sunday lunchtime. Was busy and we hadn't booked so long wait after we ordered was understandable. Had to clear outside tables ourselves. We were told there was no children's menu - friend asked for simple cheese sandwiches for her girls - a tiny single round of... More 

Thank lisabea2
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch with a friend, able to sit and eat outside. Wonderful setting and the pub has fantastic character that comes from 600 years of history. Very good pint, good lunchtime menu, very pleasant people behind the bar. Will be back soon.

1 Thank Sitmosa
Crawley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here again yesterday, for the second time and I have to say not only is the pub really lovely with loads of character but it has a really nice outdoor area with stunning views. The food is superb with both my granny and husband commenting that the fish was the freshest they'd ever eaten and it was huge!... More 

Thank SGBashford
Guildford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stopped off here for an evening meal after visiting the nearby Bluebell Railway. It is full of character with good food.

Thank CatherineH94
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose The Hatch to entertain Australian relatives because of the situation and traditional interior. We have been there several times for lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed. This visit was no exception. Everything is produced on the premises from mainly local produce and reflects seasonality. Our guests loved the pub and were very impressed by the food.... More 

Thank Rod Y
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small country pub with not too many tables, so book in advance! Visit their web site to see an example menu. We both had home made Asparagus soup to start, and the quality of the cooking showed in the excellent flavour. The steak I had as a main was succulent, cooked as I had asked with good flavour. My... More 

Thank Cap'n J
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My husband and I used to eat regularly at the Hatch Inn several years ago when we lived in Sussex. Had a wonderful meal here three weeks ago and it was a wonderful trip down memory lane. Excellent food, the pub is just the same, small and intimate. The pub staff are fantastic. Extremely efficient, helpful and friendly. Easy to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $44
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest Row, Coleman's Hatch TN7 4EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Coleman's Hatch
  • Phone Number: 01342 822363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?