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The Witch Inn

Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
+44 1444 414504
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guinea fowl” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (20 reviews)
“halloumi” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Always eat here whenever I am back in Lindfield. A good selection of beers and wines, friendly and efficient staff and generally super food a la gastropub. My only disappointment this time was the starter cod brandade, which did not taste of cod in any...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Have eaten here several times and have always found food although a bit pricey has been excellent. Menu could do with a change now and again. It's on our door step so couldn't ask for more. Excellent service in restaurant and in the bar.

Thank superholidays2017
Reviewed March 24, 2018

What a lovely pub! From making the initial booking to leaving after the meal we felt welcomed. It clearly attracts regular customers and casual visitors, both are equally well treated. The atmosphere is warm and the decor simple and stylish. Our food was truly excellent...More

Thank WDandAK
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Have had several great meals here and hence chose the (expensive) Valentines Dinner. Tempting looking menu that had been given a lot of thought but the main course was a disaster. My partner and I chose fillet steak and the portion was tiny. Both were...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Arrived just before they finished serving lunch, but no problem. We were giving a choice of table and the service was warm and wonderful. Set price menu was perfect and food first class. Had a lovely time and coffee was spot on. Nice to be...More

Thank Min0165
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, great food. Definitely not a bar any more. Opens and closes when they feel like it, it seems to me. Don't seem to really want customers, if you haven't booked you probably won't be able to order food. They really don't like kids,...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We just moved to Lindfield a few months ago and The Witch has quickly become a favourite for us, the staff is always welcoming and friendly and they go out of their way to give you excellent service. We recently came in on a busy...More

Thank SuzyeSuze
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a village pub which has been very successfully converted to a bistro pub. The menu changes regularly and there are always a few specials to choose from and the quality and presentation are consistently excellent. The ambience, particularl in the lower room is...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed January 27, 2018

We went for a meal with family. Made very welcome and felt at home straight away. A good selection of drinks and varied menu. Shared a number starters because there all looked so good and was certainly was not disappointed. I had the pork belly...More

Thank Joe193
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We held our Christmas do here for the second year running and I have to say the whole experience was way beyond expectation, it was wonderful. The staff were superbly efficient with a rowdy crowd of 50 of us, managing to deliver delicious food on...More

Thank Dumpman
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sue j
March 5, 2018|
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Response from Min0165 | Reviewed this property |
There is level access to the first level, but I am not sure what the threshold is like. I walk with sticks and was able to move around with ease, but as the person above says, better to ask directly x
Jane H
October 18, 2016|
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Response from Dave P | Reviewed this property |
yes i have seen many families with babies & lots of young children dining & they are also dog friendly. Marc
August 3, 2016|
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Response from lindfieldmummy | Reviewed this property |
Yep. They are allowed, there is a dog water bowl and biscuits in the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $27
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath  >  Lindfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 414504
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This historic building was refurbished in April 2011. The pub offers fresh local produce on our weekly changing menu, a selection of lager, ales, cider & wine from local suppliers. Our Head Chef, Frederic Bodeau, has worked at many top establishments in France and West Sussex and brings with him knowledge of different cuisines and techniques. His passion is cooking food simply yet creating seasonal, tasty dishes. Our aim is to create a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for every occasion whether you are bringing the family for Sunday lunch or meeting friends for a three course meal in our restaurant. We promise to do our utmost to make it an experience you will remember
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