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The Bull

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Bar, British, Pub
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High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
+44 1273 843147
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I ate here yesterday 19.03.17 with my Partner. We had a late lunch and were able to get a table, although not sure if we would have done if we had been 10 mins later as lots of people turned up. Service appears to be a first come first served basis - but that's fine. The pub itself is very... More 

Thank PaulaC99
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on Sunday lunchtime and was extremely busy. Staff are very efficient and friendly but you cannot book a table for lunch, so you just go o to a waiting list and got the impression 20 / 30 wait but limited seating area to wait for a table....drinks we found very expensive so be prepared.

Thank Eamonn M
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expensive accommodation so didn't stay so cannot comment. The Bar is lovely but the service is super bad. They seemed to be miles away with no real leadership. Food was OK but nothing special.

Thank Karen J
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the most delicious meal here. Such fantastic tastes, great atmosphere and good wines. Perfect after a days' walking.

Thank HilarySJ
Garstang, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super staff and very tasty food. Quick service and a lovely atmosphere. Clearly a popular eating establishment in the area.

Thank Mercedesmadman
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

£15 for Sunday lunch, £9 for a child I thought was a bit pricey. The meat and vegetables were good. Roast potatoes a little overdone. Lovely pint of Landlords bitter. Limited menu for kids.

Thank Jim B
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 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were staying locally for valentines day and had heard about this pub for brewing it's own beer. Went in for a few samples. Although expensive, we were impressed with the selection. The pub itself had a lovely atmosphere and we spent time relaxing next to the open fire. Would like to try the food next time

Thank Thomas K
Woking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I visited today with my father and had cod and chips for lunch. The fish was absolutely the finest / freshest fish I have ever tasted. Cooked to perfection. My father was equally please with his smoked haddock and poached egg dish. The fire was lovely, the staff friendly. Very excited to be putting in a date in the diary... More 

Thank Carina K
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

A tad overpriced for the size of portions. My fish and chips (beautifully cooked fish, but only one piece) was not quite an adult portion. I counted my chips; not something I usually do. i had 14, and none of them were particularly large. Attentive, polite and efficient staff and so I left a deserved generous tip. Worth visiting for... More 

Thank Howard P
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Good pub with lovely food. Very cosy when you want to get away from the winter weather. Try the sorbet!

Thank Cat B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ditchling BN6 8TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ditchling
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 843147
  • This restaurant is at The Bull

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