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The Friars Oak

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London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
+44 1273 847801
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11:00 - 23:15
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Hurstpierpoint, null, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a very pleasant Friday 'girls night out' at the Friars Oak. There is a lot of choice on the menu, which isn't necessarily a good thing but there is something to suit all tastes and the food was tasty and relatively inexpensive. Great for families or a casual night out with friends where posh grub isn't a priority.

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Thank Julia D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chicken pie was mainly puff pastry with very little filling, 'spring onion' mash was ok, but tasted of plain mash, carrots were well over cooked and cabbage was 'stringy', mini-pud was minute.

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Thank Fifa T
Brighton, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab little pub Excellent food and good choice of food. Loads of parking and staff are really friendly

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1 Thank junoself
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed my pub, and hope that you will return to dine with us in the very near future. Kind Regards Meirion Perring General Manager More 

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came Sunday afternoon, place was fairly empty but no welcome, went to the Bar and told to choose a table and then went to back to the bar to obtain menus... Found the Sunday menu and ordered at the bar the beef bone in rib ( posh roast dinner for 2 is how I saw it) hunters chicken for my... More 

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1 Thank Markh1205
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Sorry your experiance was not up to your expectations, if you do have the time plaese contact me on 0127384780, I would like to appologise in person. Thank you Meirion Perring More 

Pulborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at 12.15 4 adults 2 children, only about 4 tables occupied, no greeting, had to fetch menus ourselves, no drinks offered, ordered at the bar food and drinks, starters took 30 mins to arrive then another 25 mins for main course, when it arrived it was dry and tasteless, no sauces offered, had to call manager over to complain... More 

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1 Thank MandyPrichard
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I do remember your visit! sorry we did not meet your expectations. Kind Regards Meirion Perring More 

London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this pub last week with a friend for dinner. Very friendly staff, nice decor, family friendly and dog friendly. Food is basic but good.

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Thank Canadauk2012
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time in giving feedback, The Friars Oak always has a warm welcome awaiting our guests and it was very nice of you to mention this, thank you, and yes we love friendly dogs visiting also. Kind Regards Meirion Perring More 

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a friend for an evening meal. I chose the rump steak that turned out to be pretty tough. Asked for well done which it was on the outside, but red inside. The meat, onion rings and chips mildly warm. Considering it wasn't busy it was a pretty poor meal. Hot plates and a hot dinner should be possible... More 

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1 Thank Rosemary C
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive feedback, could you please take the time in contacting me on 01273847801 I would like to have the oppertunity to appologise in person. Thank you Kind Regards Meirion Perring General Manager More 

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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and colleague went off to order and was gone a VERY long time. First of all the two glasses of red wine he ordered came out white - not a problem though as they happily changed it. Then the rump steak I had requested wasn't available. Then the fish and chips he ordered wasn't available. We both enjoyed... More 

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Thank Imogen P
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your welcomed feedback, your comments have been noted we look forward to seeing again very soon. Kind regards Meirion Perring General Manager More 

Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always get a good meal at this pub, service is good and there is plenty of room around the tables. plenty of parking and on a cold night a loverly real fire

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Thank paulakelly2017
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Very pleased to read your feedback and look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thank you Kind Regards Meirion Perring More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've just finished a meal with my family. The pizza was nice. The burgers were good. The waitress was very good. Price? On reading these reviews I got nervous as I'd just paid I think a lot of them are uncalled for. It's not a 5 star restaurant. It's a village pub in a beautiful setting. All in all it... More 

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Thank Clifford P
General Manager A, General Manager at The Friars Oak, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thank you. Kind Regards Meirion Perring General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:15
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:15
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:15
Thursday
11:00 - 23:15
Friday
11:00 - 23:15
Saturday
11:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Hassocks
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 847801
Description
The Friar's Oak in Hassocks 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?