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The Witch Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
+44 1444 414504
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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east sussex
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237 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, I enjoyed my first visit here on a great summers day. However......the pub has no car park and I had to parl 100yds up the road! Friendly staff. Good beer and lagers. Food was very good but overpriced for pub food. A decent Sunday roast but too expensive at £15. The beef roast had run out too. The pork... More 

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to drink in this pub when it was just a neighbourhood local. it is now a gastropub, which was a little off-putting but the food was out of this world. Great taste and excellent, if not a little over-zealous, service. Not cheap but will definitely return. Particularly liked the thick chips, steak and bread

1 Thank Andrew K
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saturday lunch with a friend. Fabulous menu, good reasonably priced wine list. Really friendly staff. The Barbary duck with fig jus was cooked to perfection. Great cheeseboard (pick any 4 from 8). We shared as I would defy anyone to finish one after starter & main. There is a nice beer garden for warmer weather. Staff also happy to call... More 

1 Thank Diana H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I have visited the Witch Inn for a drink and a meal on 3 occasions. The food is outstanding, staff very friendly and helpful. I'm sure there will be plenty more visits.

1 Thank Judy B
Pease Pottage, West Sussex, UK
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Situated at the end of an unassuming suburban road in a village in West Sussex is this little gem. We went to this restaurant with colleagues from work last night and had a great meal. Staff were very welcoming and the place has a lovely atmosphere. Several different beers & ales on tap, including some which are not just run... More 

1 Thank JamesMyerson
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Excellent food expensive for 'pub grub' but this is no basic 'pub grub' so good value for money which gets better with the friendly service. At first i thought of giving a score of 4 because of the limited parking but then realised i would willing walk there or get a taxi. A real pleasure to find a great place... More 

1 Thank Tonyshop
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We were travelling through Haywards Heath having visited friends and were due to fly out of Gatwick airport the following morning. We chose to visit The Witch, having not done so for a number of years. We used to live in the area and had previously found this pub pleasant enough. Our visit found it in new ownership and with... More 

1 Thank twiztrussler
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017

From the get go, everything was amazing. Super on top of their customer service, even fantastic on the phone booking a table. Everyone was welcoming and lovely. Right, the food... even better that the customer service! Literally the best rib-eye I’ve ever had! Although I’ve never eaten a poor meal in Lindfield, this place is certainly one of the best... More 

2 Thank Scott S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner and we were positively impressed of the staff's hospitality and the quality of the food. It's really cosy and prices are reasonable for the experience!

2 Thank Lina E
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017

A lovely cosy table by the fire, thank you. I had the black pudding scotch egg starter, very nice and would suggest the casing was just slightly thicker. Uncle had the shredded pork pancake roll for first course and I tried some, it was very nice. I would order this next time if they have it on the menu gain.... More 

4 Thank Sian R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $26
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
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
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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