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The Fountain Inn

The Village | The Village, Ashurst, West Sussex, Ashurst BN44 3AP, England
+44 1403 710219
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Village | The Village, Ashurst, West Sussex, Ashurst BN44 3AP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do visit quite a few times a year, they used to have very extensive menue all very well cooked, last visit menue very sparse and food below average. Gave it another try, much the same, bread well past it's best and quality average to...More

Thank BT V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great looking pub inside and out. Menu was fairly extensive but lacking in healthier options. Service friendly but very slow and there were only a handful of people in. My main was served 10 minutes after the rest of my family!! Wouldn't go again...More

Thank KatiebrightonSussex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening with delicious food and fine wine and had the priviledge of staying in the pub's accomodation: a shephard's hut complete with wood burning stove and a lovely comfy bed. Would highly recommend

Thank Hervé A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended to us by our neighbour First time we had been here and did not know what to expect. It was a very charming pub that has a lot of history in the village of Ashurst ,nice outside space and would think it...More

1  Thank Ernrose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reserved a table by the fire for 7.30pm but as we were early and the sun was shining we had a drink in the garden first which was very pleasant. The menu was different to that on the website which was a welcome sight as...More

Thank SLT78
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When my husband ordered our meals he specifically asked for my burger to be cooked very well, no pink at all. The barmaid assured us that would be the case. Both meals arrived 35 minutes later my burger was already cut in half? and very...More

3  Thank Dan D
Reviewed April 19, 2018

This was my third or fourth visit over many years. We called in for a very late lunch (nearly 3pm) after a walk around Warnham Sanctuary. There were still a few people there, and several came in while we ate. The waitress/barmaid Rachael was very...More

1  Thank Jack M
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Popped in for lunch with family. Great atmosphere with open fire and wooden beams. We had lunch and all had something different. The trouble was I had food envy for my sisters salad which looked amazing. I had the fish and chips. The fish was...More

Thank Caninecaper
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

On the first warm sunny weekend of the year we happened upon this great country pub. Loads of outside seating in different areas of the grounds. Had a lovely chorizo and baby octopus stew. Would definitely return!

Thank chrisregan
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our Sunday roasts here I'm not a vegetarian but the nut roast was scrummy I will definitely be going back love the uniqueness of this pub/restaurant

Thank chunkelina
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but plenty of accommodation around, as not far from Horsham, Steyning, Worthing, Brighton etc
November 21, 2015|
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Response from Andy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do allow dogs within the bar areas only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 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
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Village | The Village, Ashurst, West Sussex, Ashurst BN44 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham District  >  Ashurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 710219
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