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The White Horse Pub

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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16 West Street, Ditchling, England
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in here for a beer and ended up staying for a couple of hours. We had whitebait, scallops and cheesy chips, which were the size of jackets! Good value for money and lovely 'ambience'.

Thank Thomas K
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dog friendly pub with plenty of newspapers to read and a friendly atmosphere. We had the pork and lamb roasts. Both were generous sized portions and absolutely delicious. Crispy spuds, a Yorkshire with structural integrity, tender succulent meat and lots of flavoursome veg. Just what was needed after a country walk. Can't fault it. Can't remember how much have it... More 

Thank Thisisboatlife
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First & last visit to this pub. Invited to meet with colleagues for a business meeting & a meal. Told they had WiFi, but it did not work - so presentations & meeting abandoned. Room was freezing cold so we sat with our coats on all evening. Shown menu & specials board for evening meal but many of the items... More 

Thank Biddy50
St Albans
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A warm welcome, open fire and good beer. Nice atmosphere and dog friendly and food was amazing. Well worth a visit.

Thank StAlbansMark
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Booked a table here for a late Sunday lunch, we were dealt with very efficiently by the staff and were shown to a table in a lovely, bustling room packed with families and couples. There was a bit of a wait for the food, but the landlord came over and apologised and to be honest we weren't in a hurry... More 

Thank Clare D
W Sussex
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a tasty lunch at The White Horse last Sunday. We got there by 12.15 and it wasn't at all busy and didn't seem to have got too busy by 1.00pm. A good quantity of beef arrived, which had been cooked as requested, rare or medium rare. Unusual for a roast meal. If you are not keen on a pudding... More 

Thank LornaL_9
Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I visit the White Horse on a semi-regular basis and know many of the locals and the staff. There are usually 5-6 real ales available (including Harvey's). These are kept in great condition. I can't vouch for the lagers & ciders but I haven't heard my friends complaining. Whether you are looking for Sunday Lunch (often busy) or a traditional... More 

Thank Colin M
Lewes, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

A friendly local pub, with a great menu. Its not fancy or a chain pub (thank goodness) just an honest pub serving good grub. Recommend Sunday roast ( book ahead, its busy at the weekend)and the best steak and ale pie. Dog 🐶 friendly too.

Thank Steph W
Ditchling, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had Sunday Lunch here with friends. The three of us (adults) cleared our plates. It was de-licious. They were extremely busy as so popular so we did have to wait quite a long time but, being with friends, it was a chance to have a good 'catch up'. It was well worth the wait. The slow cooked pulled pork was... More 

Thank sandim203
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a popular and busy pub/restaurant on Sundays. Good selection of real ales. The beef on Sunday was succulent and plenty of it. Nice but small garden area at rear. Toilets a bit basic. A bit pricey

Thank Tory T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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?