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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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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This is as expected, a lovely English Gastro pub! Great selection of drinks, great food (although the burger is JUST a burger in a bun) lovely atmosphere, good sized garden friendly staff and good location! Definitely a place to stop at!

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

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation. Just a couple of points - we do try to avoid the G word when describing our village pub, as to us it conjures up images of the sort of place you only go to to eat, and we need to manage potential customers' expectations - we are, quite simply, a... More 

Uckfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Went with my partner for a Sunday lunch, the pub was quite busy when we arrived but were served promptly by the bar staff. We then went outside and had our drinks and the food came out promptly and was very tasty

Thank carlyb311
AndyFish864, Owner at The Laughing Fish, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Sundays are usually busy and so we do our best to gear up for the demand, and we're pleased to hear that you were served promptly. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Redhill, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Didn't book , decided to hope for the best being a Bank Holiday Garden was packed as they holding a BBQ Managed to get a table out the front Service still fast even thou they were busy Food was lovely

1 Thank Brunty66
1 review
Reviewed August 26, 2016

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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 17, 2016 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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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

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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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $22
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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?