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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” (21 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 September 16, 2017

This was my first visit to The Witch and went with friends who live locally. My first impression was that the exterior was not particularly attractive, but once inside the place was 'humming'. Lots of activity, full tables and a great atmosphere; good choice I...More

2  Thank Miles G
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Lovely dinner in a different setting. The servers were nice and knowledgeable. The food was delicious and the wine was lovely and chilled.

2  Thank Tracy R
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Natalie running front of house and Fred heading a superb brigade, you are always guaranteed a superb visit whether you just want a drink or a superb meal. Inventive menu with excellent ingredients and always perfectly sauced. Ever visit is a pleasure. Shame Dave's moved...More

3  Thank MichelinTom
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

My parents went for lunch earlier this week and asked me to write a review on their behalf. They were highly impressed by the quality of the food and the service they received.

2  Thank Nikki S
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Last meal at the Witch Inn was march 2017 (see previous review). We decided to have a relaxed quality meal with friends so chose the Witch Inn. I could not believe it could improve from the last visit and it didn't as perfection can not...More

3  Thank Tonyshop
Reviewed August 10, 2017 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, particularly in the lower room is...More

2  Thank Richard W
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

A very cosy venue with bar and dining area. Good friendly welcome and service. Menu quite varied and interesting. Had one table for 10 of us and enjoyed the evening

2  Thank pandtReading
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Having seen the great reviews on here I was somewhat disappointed. I ordered the tempura crabs and was expecting light fluffy tempura style batter but it was slightly burnt and bitter tasting. My main course of pork belly was very nice so no complaints there....More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

In here most week ends but last sunday on the off chance we could get a table. Result for us, always booked up but well worth the wait. By pure chance lamb shanks on the menu. Trust us, if they are serving them its a...More

2  Thank Dave P
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Rather disappointed with my starter. I ordered the courgette flower which looked nothing like the pictures posted on line - I had one tiny flower sat in a huge bowl of tomato soup. There was then a very long wait for my main course -...More

Thank Kelly L
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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 - $25
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
Bar scene, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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