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The Old House Inn

) #2 of 6 Restaurants in Copthorne $$ - $$$ , British,
Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
+44 1342 718529
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to the old House for a celebration dinner. The food was tasty, but a bit pricey for what you get. The staff were brilliant at sorting our an issue for me (fish & chips pre-salted, so had to have it recooked without after it...More

Thank spakky7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Plenty of parking, staff friendly, very quaint old building lots of nooks and crannies and low beams, so beware all you tall people, food was good nothing special, nice garden.

Thank cas19612016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy days. Rib eye , scallops, Birra Moretti and fabulous service again lunch with the husband , coco and champion. Best way to spend scarce time off Thanks

Thank J B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arranged a family reunion Saturday lunch for 11 people ranging from 85yrs to 3yrs old and each guest was made very welcome. I had arranged everything on email and the friendly and helpful staff were super. The table was ready for us and everyone enjoyed...More

Thank MrsJGLucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've always enjoyed the food but some friends on our table had small portions compared to other dishes. A friend had a duck salad starter which was really small but tasty compared to other starters which were 3 x the size, the same applied for...More

Thank LozEvieHarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal sitting outside as the weather was pleasant enough to do so. Service and food quality all good, what more can you ask for!!

Thank Devon_Chap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for dinner on a Saturday evening. The garden area was busy with families and groups of friends. We ate inside and the atmosphere was very pleasant. The first plus point was that the table for two was actually big enough to...More

Thank Julie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to have a quick lunch. Food and staff are good. Handmade burger was very good. The garden was nice. Environment to sit outside

Thank Antoon T
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Very efficient service, friendly and attentive. Food was excellent, we had the roast beef. Unfortunately lost one star rating as incorrect billing was given to us at the end of our visit.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The Old House is slightly out of my usual range for a local Sunday lunch, I had been given a gift voucher by a relative last Christmas. The online booking needed to be done a week ahead, but I eventually planned ahead enough. The welcome...More

Thank Clutchslip
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Katie A
26 July 2016|
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Response from MJGT | Reviewed this property |
So sorry-just seen this question. I'm afraid that I have only written a review of this pub, not work there. It was very sweet though. Good luck with your wedding plans. Melanie.
sally 21
23 November 2015|
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Response from 123AlexBee | Reviewed this property |
Yes BUT it is only a guide as it changes daily. The only way to find out for that day is to telephone them 01342 718529.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley  >  Copthorne
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 718529
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Offering country pub dining in a secluded setting, The Old House Inn serves classic British cuisine in a beautiful decor. Championing the finest local, natural produce, The Old House menu offers pub classics, as well as some creative and seasonal recipes and a bar stocked with fine wines and cask ales. Children are always welcome at The Old House Inn and we even have a kids play area in our garden. The Old House has received a Dinner award and 4 Stars Silver for its accommodation by the AA and is part of 'Pub group of the year 2016' by the Good Pub Guide.
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