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The Witch Inn

Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
+44 1444 414504
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guinea fowl” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (21 reviews)
“halloumi” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Just been there with my girlfriend and I must say the whole experience was wonderful.Food was amazing, great atmosphere for couples they do have areas for larger groups as well. Would recommend the place 100%. Many thanks for lovely evening.TomMore

2  Thank tom321_13
Nick K, General Manager at The Witch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2013

Dear Tom, We really appreciate your response and I am glad we delivered our highest even on the busiest of nights. I believe you had the Lemon Sole and am glad you found it such a good dish as it recieved great feedback all weekend....More

Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

We have visited on a few occasions and the food has been consistently good. Great selection and lots of specials to choose from

1  Thank LindfieldTravel
Nick K, General Manager at The Witch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2013

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Witch, we are really happy to hear we are constantly delivering high levels of food which you enjoy. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Thanks, Nick King

Reviewed December 13, 2012

The Witch has gone through many transformations over the years, but this must be the best it has ever been from a food point of view. I had a delicious game casserole with roasted root vegetables and a smoked garlic mash (only a hint of...More

Thank WeLoveEurope_8
Nick K, General Manager at The Witch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2012

Dear guest, We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and are glad you enjoyed the experience with, it really motivates the team here to hear such positive feedback which we always try to deliver upon. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed November 22, 2012

With London a burgeoning haven for quality gastropubs, I approached The Witch Inn for lunch with high expectations. Fortunately it did not disappoint, and exceeded them with a warmth and attention to detail you rarely get inside the M25. The setting is textbook gastro-pub -...More

1  Thank Bellerophon42
Nick K, Manager at The Witch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2012

I would just like to say thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review of The Witch, it is greatly appreciated! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Many Thanks, Nick King

Reviewed November 18, 2012

Visited Friday evening with friends for a fab meal, it was very busy (so recommend you book) and had a great atmosphere. We started with pork belly spring rolls, followed by Barbary Duck, absolutely delicious! Highly recommend if you like homecooked food in a lovely...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed November 17, 2012

Had a really ejoyable evening! The menu offers someting different from the usual pub grub which was refreshing, cooked to perfection and enjoyed by all in our party. Staff were very attentive and friendly, will definately go back.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed October 23, 2012

A cosy pub restaurant with vey tasty food. It is well presented and politely served. I will be paying a return visit.

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

I went for a romantic meal and was pleased to find a sophisticated dining room, lovely food and friendly service. It was £50 for two of us to have a main course each, bread and a glass of wine each. We hope to return on...More

1  Thank Huge1
Reviewed July 26, 2012

We have eaten here several times over the last few months and have honestly enjoyed every meal. The food is beautifully presented and quite delicious with a changing menu that reflects local suppliers. We can thoroughly recommend it for a special occasion or just a...More

Thank traveladywestsussex
Reviewed July 4, 2012

This was a very nice surprise saw this on trip advisor had a great lunch, good service, would go again even though it is not to near to where l live. But worth the drive. If only our local here was as good as this....More

1  Thank virginia099
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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
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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
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ccsussex
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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