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Pound Hill Balcombe Road, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
+44 1293 880911
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff and the food was very good we went at lunch time which was still busy but it does get crowded in the evenings so book as it is very popular with younger people as it is so cool and friendly.

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Thank maggie66789
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

All areas very clean,great food and service,good selection of beers ,spirits and soft drinks,very family friendly and good car parking and outside seating for when the weather permits.

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Thank Michael R
Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food but slow service and dirty toilets. The atmosphere is lovely. The chairs are okay. The staff are friendly but don't cope well when it's busy. It's a bit pricey and has a slightly posh menu but the food does taste amazing and it's still a very cosy pub with a lovely fireplace too. Female toilets needs regular checking.

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Thank emking88
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a meal while waiting to jet off for our holiday as we stayed in a hotel overnight. Being Sunday we had a roast, as it was 5.30 some of the meals were not available. Chose beef roasts, plenty of meat, was a bit tough and a bit overcooked, the rest was all okay, needed more gravy as it was... More 

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a friend for lunch - I had the caesar salad and my friend had the cous cous salad. My salad was a bit heavy on the dressing but I guess that is a matter of taste. There were many wonderful dishes being brought out and the presentation and service was excellent. Beautiful decor and warm, friendly feel - will... More 

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Thank Debra A
Crawley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its no wonder this place books up quickly. The food is freshly prepared, tasty and reasonably priced. The atmosphere is friendly. A traditional, clean pub that welcomes the family for a celebration meal or sunday lunch

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Thank crawleylady
General Manager A, Front Office Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind and positive comments. Yes,we are a welcoming and at times very busy site! More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Saturday early evening & the food was gorgeous, fresh and tasty & cooked to perfection, we are definitely going back. Lovely decor and surroundings with candle tea lights on the table and an open fire. I had ham hock with marmalade & whisky glaze with spring onion mash & veg. My other half had duo lamb with shepherds... More 

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Thank Ruth g
General Manager A, Front Office Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou for you kind and positive comments. More 

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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Somethings gone seriously wrong with this place 3 weeks ago came here & had smoked Haddock fishcakes was told training up new chef's 2 attempts at that and was alright but not much fish in cake now we tried again 2 attempts at Lamb duo & at £14.75 going away hungry lamb was fatty with tendons showing come on Vintage... More 

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4 Thank John W
General Manager A, Front Office Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry your dish was not up to standard and wish to apologise. More 

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I had to use one word to describe this pub it would be 'warm'. The welcome is warm as are the wood fires in winter. In summer there's a good outdoor area for eating and at the height of summer it's great. The service is very good, whether you are having lunch in the restaurant, or just a drink... More 

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Thank Happy_Pensioner_13
General Manager A, Front Office Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou for your mainly positive feedback and comments. More 

Brussels
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the decor and atmosphere of this place which together with good food and excellent service makes for a good dining experience. We received a warm welcome and the waitress was knowledgeable and able to explain the dishes in detail. The menu caters for most peoples' tastes and has some interesting as well as traditional dishes. We started with... More 

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Thank RogerD47
General Manager A, Front Office Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pound Hill Balcombe Road, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 880911
Description
The Hillside Inn in Crawley 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?