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The Stag Inn

) #6 of 21 Restaurants in Petworth $$ - $$$ , British,
Kirdford Road | Balls Cross, Petworth GU28 9JP, England
+44 1403 820241
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brie” (11 reviews)
“calamari” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kirdford Road | Balls Cross, Petworth GU28 9JP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went with the wife there for lunch, it was obviously ok as its one of the very few places she as not moaned! She really enjoyed the calamari starter whilst I had the Prawn cocktail, main meal for me was Cod n chips and...More

Thank palace15
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at the Stag Inn and very impressed, as soon as we walked in we were served despite the bar being busy, decent pint of real ale in good condition,had booked a table, just as well because within 30 minutes of sitting down the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old fashioned Sussex pub with a huge fireplace and a warm welcome. Having tried quite a few places to eat in the area this gem was right under our nose. We telephoned on Friday and got a last minute reservation for Saturday...More

Thank BHSimpson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Daughters weding anniversary and pleased to say. Erica and Simon maintain the constantly high standards. Must be a candidate for best pub in the U.K. Not ruined by yupee decor it's still the country village inn. But with a menu to cater for all tastes....More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub for dinner on weekend away in Petworth. Small and very old with loads of character. Beware portions are large so maybe share a starter if you want to leave room for pud. My husband ordered pie which was huge. Food good, not...More

Thank ChanFamilyEsher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place nice people nice setting, food good, not exceptional, made for a pleasant afternoon, worth a visit

Thank Neil S
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This pub has an extensive menu & specials board, from sandwiches to lobster. I called ahead to check out the gluten free options. Lady was very helpful & accommodating. My husband chose the homemade burger with added bacon (GF) with fries and salad & mayo....More

1  Thank Trossy2015
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We eat lunch here after a four mile circular walk through bluebell woods. The pub is very old with loads of character. They serve real ale and fantastic sandwiches. The choice is varied and they come with chips. The staff are very friendly and welcoming....More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We meet friends in this pub one Saturday lunchtime as it was about half way for both of us. Although the pub was very busy initially, the service was efficient and the staff very friendly. Every course we ordered was excellent and there was no...More

1  Thank DAS0218
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked dinner as I had read fabulous reviews and I had a recommendation from a friend. We were greeted warmly by the landlady and shown to our table. The ambience was lovely, and the pub itself very welcoming, I can imagine...More

Thank Amanda S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Richard D
Do you have any meals that are gluten free please. Richard
March 27, 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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
$6 - $24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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 InnSimple and unspoilt... the quintessential ale drinker's pubThe Stag Inn family and staff look forward to welcoming you at their beautiful 17th C country pub.Renowned and awarded for its passion for real ales, The Stag Inn also offers a wonderful selection of wines by the glass (or bottle). The menu ranges from simple pub grub and snacks served in the bar (or their lovely garden!) to wonderful English country dining in their charming candlelit restaurant. Look out for superb Salt Beef sandwiches on crusty bloomer as well as local game, steaks, handmade sausages and homemade short crust pies. Fish & shellfish lovers are not forgotten either.Fabulous roasts are served from midday to 4pm every Sunday and the bar is open all day Saturday and Sundays.We provide water and tethering for horses and free treats for our canine friends as well as bags for muddy boots.Hunting, shooting, fishing, walking, cycling, riding, eating and drinking... all welcome!
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