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The Laughing Fish

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Station Rd., Isfield, Uckfield, England
+44 1825 750349
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an excellent pub lunch here on our way back from a camping trip. The service was excellent and the food was too. We loved the artwork on the walls and will definitely be going back.

Thank clairestone23
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and to the other recent reviewers. We value all feedback, good or (hopefully not too often!) bad, as long as it is constructive, and we will strive to continue offering the best we can in food, drink, and service - all within the confines of what remains, first and foremost, an old-fashioned country pub. We... More 

Surbiton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent lunch at the Laughing Fish last Saturday. The staff behind the bar were so so welcoming, friendly and professional. The kitchen has a gone to a lot of trouble to consider my wife's dietary needs (vegetarian & no cows milk) and gave at least different choices of main course. All our food was home cooked, fresh and... More 

Thank andrew l
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love The Laughing Fish - great food and atmosphere. Sunday roasts are excellent and there is a large selection for children. Dogs are welcome too.

Thank Michelle C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turkey curry a little dry but the Ales made up for the shortfall and the service is very friendly. My daughter enjoyed her steak and my young son devoured the fish in beer batter. My husband said it was the best burger he had eaten in a while. Very reasonable prices and cheese board at last a fair price! Nice... More 

Thank GillianFF
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brie and cranberry sandwich on very freshly baked granary bread was excellent. A portion of delicious (home cooked?) chips for £1 topped off the choice beautifully. Not too many, not too few. If I had stuck to my original idea of scampi I would not have been disappointed. A good portion which my friend said (and looked) delicious along with... More 

Thank pandora747
Lewes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub is a great all-rounder. Good food, good beer, lovely garden. Unlikely many gastropubs you could happily spend a few hours drinking at the bar without feeling like a spare part, but the food is worth travelling for too. A couple of pounds cheaper than most foodie pubs, and an extra 20% off if a member of Lewes FC... More 

Thank stevetlewes
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very popular pub/restaurant which might surprise you as it's not somewhere you accidentally come across. It's on the CAMRA ale trail every year and is adjoins the Lavender Line heritage railway, and I guess this is how most people find it. You really need to book to eat - especially Sundays - or prepare to have a... More 

Thank Brightoncardinal
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up for an impromptu lunch and we're lucky to get a table. If your going for a weekend lunch I'd book ahead. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Great locally sourced ham and sausages. Highly recommended for food or a drink.

Thank Sixtysix1977
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Had been before for a drink and thought it a great place for a family meal to celebrate Father-in-Law;'s birthday. Booked table for 1pm for 8 Arrived at 12.55 and table was ready. Went to order food and was told there was about an hour wait. We had a 2 year old and 5 year old with us so not... More 

2 Thank jgoodsell
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The first thing to say is that we do not dispute any of the facts in your comments, and we are very sorry that this happened. It is as unacceptable to us that customers who have booked are then subjected to such long delays when they have arrived and ordered in good time as it... More 

Essen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Went here on a Saturday evening and had a good meal, although being near the door we kept getting fumes of tobacco smoke wafting over us. Very acceptable pint of bitter!

Thank 911euf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $22
British, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Rd., Isfield, Uckfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Uckfield  >  Isfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 750349

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