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The Horse and Groom

Rushlake Green, Heathfield TN21 9QE, England
+44 1435 830320
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“strudel” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (8 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
British, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rushlake Green, Heathfield TN21 9QE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we have driven past a few times and decided that we needed to pay a visit for a date night. The food was simply delicious - there was too much to choose from and everything was Devine. The portion sizes were very generous. The staff...More

1  Thank Tasha G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am lucky to have this pub as my 'local'. Landlord Gary has a great team who give a friendly welcome to everyone. Now a really nice to visit having recently undergone some refurbishment inside and out. Nice garden and views. Chef Jamie produces an...More

Thank dave-pryce
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Have eaten here a few times on a Sunday and was looking forward to the nut roast so disappointed that it was not available the vegetarian option being a pie. Somewhat surprised when rather than being home-made it was a Linda McCartney one. Have these...More

Thank paddytraveller2016
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Not your usual pub grub - creative menu home produced and cooked with friendly and attentive management

1  Thank malcolm_shirley
Reviewed February 25, 2018

A friend treated us to lunch today and after our lunch back last May I suggested the Horse and Groom. We certainly weren’t disappointed. A good choice of roasts, I went for the pork belly. It was delicious accompanied by a good selection of scrummy...More

Thank kerryb111
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Was feeling a little peckish on the way home and decided to pop into this lovely village pub. Best decision I've made in a while. The staff were very welcoming and polite. It was lovely and warm with a roaring log fire. I decided to...More

Thank jobawick
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited the Horse and Groom, they had a superb selection of Ales along with a good variety of bottles in the fridges. The food was a very generous portion of exquisite food. The steak was cooked to perfection and the pie was homemade and...More

Thank Alexander J
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

This is just not acceptable! Raw chicken I don't think the chef uses a probe which is code of practice especially with chicken!!!! The landlords excuse was it was a new dish on the menu! The liver was slightly underdone too!

1  Thank Turtle B
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

This Shepherd Neame pub has recently seen the introduction of yet another new landlord, the 4th in the last 3 years or so, which illustrates how hard it is to make a go of this lovely pub despite it being in an idyllic village setting....More

Thank Kazadilly
Gary E, Owner at The Horse and Groom, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

I am sorry you felt that way. As you know, the pub was busy and trying to get staff on Christmas day is difficult but we endevoured to treat all the clients the same regardless of diner or drinker. While you have the right to...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Back in U.K. for Christmas. The Horse and Groom has had its ups and downs but at long last has a new landlord who cares!! Two of us had lunch and the food was superb!! Well priced food friendly welcome and Harvey’s on draft. Highly...More

1  Thank Guy M
Gary E, Owner at The Horse and Groom, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Tjank you and drop in anytime!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rushlake Green, Heathfield TN21 9QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Heathfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1435 830320
  • E-mail
A grade 2 listed public house with open fires and gastronomic food to suit all. Situated in the quiet village of Rushlake Green with a beer garden and summer events this pub offers something for the entire family.
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