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The White Horse Pub

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$$ - $$$
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16 West Street, Ditchling, England
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Leigh-on-Mendip, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is quite ordinary not upmarket. There were a lot of locals just having a drink. The food was reasonable and well presented. We were disappointed with the room we booked because it was so small no furniture other than a bed. No chair or hanging space. We managed to change to the room with the king size bed... More 

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Lome, Togo
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been a few times before to this pub and indeed enjoyed the good food and friendly staff. But when we turned up, with prior notice, with a group, we realized that it was really deficient in organisation. Between ordering and receiving our main course, we had to wait 1 hour and 10 minutes...The poor serving staff ( one... More 

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Thank MIchael B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday evening, after long day hiking, half of the menu not available, service well some hard working brilliant other less than average simply did think that they were doing a favour. Food overpriced not really value for money and the wait for it was rather long, the 3 course meal took 2.5 hrs. coming out very slowly, would... More 

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Thank czerwo74
UK
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reserved a table for bank holiday Sunday lunch. Turned up and we were put in the overspill room, which is just awful. Cold, dirty, in need of decoration and zero atmosphere. I asked where our reserved table was and I was given some excuse about it being very busy. Our reserved table had clearly been given away despite us arriving... More 

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Thank ecer1
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Looked at TripAdvisor reviews & decided to eat at the white horse on our last night in Brighton, we were staying locally at Southdown camping & caravan site. Staff friendly & welcoming. We sat on a large round table near the fire. Loved the menu, something for everyone. We ordered a half portion of ham, egg, chips for our 5... More 

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Thank Victoria J
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This pub had all the elements of a quintessential English pub: good atmosphere, good hearty food and friendly staff. Johanne, who was on her own serving behind the bar and waiting tables, was the perfect barmaid and made our visit memorable because of her friendly manner. Ditchling is a lovely village and this is a good excuse to stop for... More 

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Thank mistert1tea
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a dinner there this evening. Busy and lively if a little noisy. Good wine list. Small but interesting menu. My burger, salad and chips tasted fresh and wholesome.

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Thank Mark C
Horsted Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had a Sunday lunch with 20 of my family for my young sons birthday. The staff kindly fitted us in to their separate private dining area (so we didn't need to be concerned about the kids disturbing other diners). We nearly all had roast dinners which were very good, tasty and nicely presented. The only thing that let this... More 

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Thank sammfreeman
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great food and the staff are very friendly and attentive.. Was a favourite haunt in our visit and very busy Sunday lunchtime so suggest you book in advance for a meal..Quite of a Sunday evening and also offers accommodation, was a bit busier Monday evening......

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Thank Eamonn M
Hertfordshire
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

No piped music. Great staff. Good honest and tasty pub grub. No need to book. Excellent lemon tart for dessert. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 West Street, Ditchling, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ditchling

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?