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The Hatch Inn

Kidds Hill, Coleman's Hatch TN7 4EJ, England
+44 1342 822363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“duck curry” (4 reviews)
“kedgeree” (6 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kidds Hill, Coleman's Hatch TN7 4EJ, England
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We came to eat And what a treat Sausage and mash – not too much cash. Steak sandwich was rare, went down without a care. After lunch we had a problem, rather uncommon: Open top car – rain came while we ate No trouble for...More

Thank Jayellbee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for a late afternoon drink and sat out in their garden. Very nice old pub. The beer was lovely. The next day we did the same and if we were still in Sussex we'd go again. Hopefully next time we are down...More

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is always top quality whatever you choose. The service is really excellent. Bubbly and happy staff enhance the whole dining experience and the pub I should really gorgeous. The chef's superb

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, this was the worst restaurant experience my wife and I have ever had. It was our anniversary and we hired a babysitter. We were very excited. However, we were rushed to order and rushed to sit inside, when we wanted a drink outside. My...More

3  Thank Taylor Y
nad911, Owner at The Hatch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Taylor V It is with great regret that I read your review. You have clearly made your case but I must reinforce that your experience is grossly isolated on this & other review websites. Nonetheless a review of this nature is something that we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The simple answer is that it serves superb food, good quality beer that is beautifully kept and above all the staff are welcoming, friendly and attentive, we met friends here today (24/08/17) and were rewarded by a truly relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable lunch, the menu...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We're so grateful to the local man who recommended us this place. We would never have found this ourselves. It's crazy that a place in the middle of nowhere attracts so many people, we're lucky there was still a table available for us. Great food,...More

Thank elindbae1
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a dog friendly pub/restaurant located a short distance from several walks of the Ashdown forest. We visited on a Monday and almost every table was reserved for lunch. Within 15 minutes of us arriving every table was occupied in the charming old pub....More

Thank ray m
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Delightful English pub in a charming rural setting. Friendly. Nice menu selection and nice decent food. Free wifi.

Thank John G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had a brilliant lunch today. The menu was interesting and had some unusual dishes, the food was delicious and served hot. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Beer was good. The only downside was that the food did take quite a while...More

Thank AlandMary
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Food great, service excellent. Can't fault it. Dogs welcome. Parking can be a bit awkward, especially if there is a delivery van!

Thank patand2ny
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27 August 2016|
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Response from DrBumble | Reviewed this property |
If you get to the Hatch early enough you may be able to drive your car almost to the door. Otherwise, you can park on the road outside and cross over with care. Thereafter there's a low doorstep to get over once your walk... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kidds Hill, Coleman's Hatch TN7 4EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Coleman's Hatch
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 822363
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