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Hillside Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Pound Hill Balcombe Road, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
+44 1293 880911
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (31 reviews)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pound Hill Balcombe Road, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Being on a bit of a health kick, we decided to head for Hillside, but to go easy on the food and drink. The drink was easy - zero alcohol Bees Knees sparkling white. It was fine, if not a fraction sweet. Then the food....More

Thank Haley B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arranged lunch for our elderly parents very few staff on. Twenty five mins to come to the table for drinks order food ( which was awful) took an hour. Staff complaining to us that others not turned in so as to make it feel like...More

Thank guy286
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend ordered beef and ale pie and a burger on Thursday night. The pie was so fatty-I didn’t have one piece of beef in the pie that was edible and the mash was far from actual potatoes. My friend had the burger...More

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We met friends here as we have been quite impressed by some Vintage Inns. We were handed the menus which were difficult to read on account of the fact the printer had run out of ink. Had no one thought to buy a new ink?!...More

Thank Noahsxwife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner last night staff so friendly. Food & service excellent. Plenty of choice on both food & drinks menu.

1  Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the hillside for dinner. Not been for a while & was a little bit worried after reading, or trying to read as some written so poorly it was almost impossible to understand. I have to say the food & service was impeccable. The building...More

Thank DQBY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there each time a few weeks. Chef changes portion changes. To be honest its a great pub but that is it. I have lived local for a year now and thought this would be the local. After being refurb gave it a...More

Thank Terri A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in for a couple of coffees with a friend. Saw it was dog friendly here with water, biscuits and blankets! So friendly, in fact, that we saw a couple who thought it was acceptable to 'preen' their show pooch on the table, YES ON...More

Thank Savanaminx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after booking into our hotel, which was horrible. The service is warm and the team are good laugh. The food is fantastic and the atmosphere is great. Absolutely 5 star!

1  Thank Laura D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A few months ago I visited this pub and got terrible service from the tall man on the bar (I wrote a review on here and got a response saying it would be dealt with)and I decided to give it another go. I so wish...More

1  Thank Roger J
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May 1, 2018|
Response from MrsDigs73 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was. Really lovely man, so polite and a fab sense of humour. Said he was the manager
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Gill R | Reviewed this property |
You can definatley walk probably 15 to 20 minutes. Will ve well worth it. Portions are large so always good to wslk it off, enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pound Hill Balcombe Road, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 880911
The Hillside Inn in Crawley is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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