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Stag Inn

Kirdford Road | Balls Cross, Petworth GU28 9JP, England
+44 1403 820241
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kirdford Road | Balls Cross, Petworth GU28 9JP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course we may have just been unlucky. We were four adults for Sunday (roast beef) lunch, unfortunately standards were poor and we seemed forgotten most of the time. Prebooked and seated inside nobody came to take our order for a very long time, then...More

Thank Sussex2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the stag yesterday for lunch and wasn’t disappointed first time that we have been there for a while and it’s was really good thank you

Thank Ted-the-parson
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something near Guildford for a quick lunch. All available parking looked full as did the outside tables. However a group left the Car park as we arrived and we were shown to an inside table. A great selection of beers and...More

Thank retep42
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I loved it here, so friendly and welcoming to my kids and the roast Beef was awesome! Really lovely management & Staff and to top it off the Cook gave our dog a little bit of beef from the kitchen, we give it top marks!

1  Thank gina683
Reviewed August 28, 2018

For under £8 you can get a plate of sandwiches served with chips and salad which will fill you up after a good walk in the delightful countryside surrounding the pub.Friendly service and a peaceful beer garden at the back.Always have candles lit inside which...More

Thank caratcat712
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Excellent beer and a good quality pub menu. Not cheap but also not expensive. Also not to OTT when it come to choice of food.

Thank Petroc1002
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This is a pretty pub and very cosy. Service is good, particularly impressive as it was busy, the staff were excellent. My daughter had the fish & chips, and loved it, I tried a bit too and think she made the best choice. I had...More

2  Thank Schulpy
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Large family party met up for a birthday party lunch here last Saturday, and we were very well looked after indeed. We placed orders in advance and these were all faultlessly delivered, despite them having to wait 30 minutes for us all to arrive, chat,...More

Thank James K
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We had been here before ,and wanted to bring our Youngest and her hubby for their wedding Anniversary. Friendly staff ,smelt a little greasy in small restaurant. There isn't a great choice of food ,but enough .Food came out ,starters were amazing we had baked...More

Thank Jakki H
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

After visiting Petworth House my friend and looked on Tripadvisor for good local pub to have a meal, this pub had good reviews so we made a call to check availability. Very friendly staff, our starters and main courses were wonderful and generous portions. Would...More

2  Thank Cathy L
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September 8, 2018|
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Response from Cameron M | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Sunday is roast lunch day! You will have a choice of beef or pork roast - it is delicious. The kitchen doesn't open again for dinner Sunday night, but you'll be full by then.
Richard D
March 27, 2015|
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Response from breadsauce2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Simon, the owner/ chef, has gluten intolerance so understands the problem well. If you speak to a member of staff I am sure they will be able to arrange something for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirdford Road | Balls Cross, Petworth GU28 9JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 820241
  • E-mail
The Stag Inn is a lovely, country pub set in the beautiful village of Balls Cross in Petworth. The menu changes on a weekly basis and all their products are sourced locally. With traditional log fire and award winning Badger ales - a warm welcome and great food is assured.
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