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The Kings Head

Lower Horsebridge, Hailsham BN27 4DL, England
+44 1323 843712
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pudding” (19 reviews)
“parsnips” (4 reviews)
“steak pie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Horsebridge, Hailsham BN27 4DL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the good fortune to come across this place on a recent business trip. I was staying at the Travelodge Hellingly Eastbourne (see separate review) who, having no restaurant on site, recommended I try the pubs nearby. The first one I tried, The White...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the first time, went in with the intention on having a drink. Looked at the menu & decided on lunch. Simple menu serving carvery, pies and other food. Amazing hunters chicken pie, a proper pie not a silly puff pastry lid! Big portions,...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I seriously cannot believe the treatment my friend and I received today. Last straw was waiting for them to collect our money, obviously they just want the change as a tip as we had to say after half hour of waiting for our change. We...More

Thank Violet M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the spur of the moment for a quick drink as we were driving through... Great pub with a lovely pub atmosphere... Staff very polite and helpful... Only complaint... The toilets... Seen worse but need a little attention...

Thank melanie l
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Down on holiday nearby and came across this pub during our drive. Team were very welcoming and altho most tables booked, found us a table for 4. Food choice was great, kids menu good too! Specials were a great mix and beers/ales were good too!...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner for the first time. The food was great. Really tasty and very large portions. Was also good value for money. The only thing that let it down for us was the strange atmosphere. All a bit stilted. The staff were friendly enough,...More

1  Thank come_review_with_me
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Ended up here for Valentines, not planned, were first seated but soon filled up with what seemed to be regulars. Had starters of scallops (specials board) and crayfish tails and prawns, huge portions. Then went on to Steak pie and trimmings and scampi and chips...More

Thank Margaret2
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Food was very tasty and plentiful. Fills up quick so be sure to make a reservation. Good selection for vegetarians and special offer for OAPs.

Thank bdakasia
Reviewed February 6, 2018

I have eaten here on 2 occasions for lunch & had really good food both times. I was also at a party there recently & the buffet was one of the best, if not THE best I have ever had. Not fancy food but really...More

Thank Geoffrey A
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We are normally regular visits of the kings head and overall it has always been really good. Being 10+ of each of us we normally spend alot, we have found over the years we have enjoyed it less and less. We visited last night for...More

5  Thank Lucyandscott25052012
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Horsebridge, Hailsham BN27 4DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hailsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 843712
The Kings Head is a friendly family run pub, just on the outskirts of Hailsham, East Sussex. Serving an extensive British menu, head chef Louisa Weaver has put seasonality at the heart of her cooking. Louisa is particularly passionate about sourcing locally produced ingredients because of the flavour it brings to her dishes. The bar stocks a good selection of beers on tap, and a wide range of wines to suite almost ever palate.
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