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Hillside Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Pound Hill Balcombe Road, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
+44 1293 880911
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (30 reviews)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Pound Hill Balcombe Road, Crawley RH10 7SX, England
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited here with my partner and the decor was lovely, the food was good however there is one staff member, a tall male working behind the bar who made the whole experience utterly uncomfortable. He was extremely rude and seemed to think insulting my...More

Thank Leanne V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sack the tall rude guy then employ a few other quicker team members on the bar and you would be laughing. We waited about 15 mins at prime time Friday evening a couple of weeks ago which was clearly desperate for a couple of staff....More

Thank CrawleyFoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Manager Cath, organised an excellent buffet from a good selection of starters, mains and side dishes that we had earlier selected to accomodate both vegetarians and meateaters. Amongst the varied dishes crispy calamari and mushrooms in garlic and cheese sauce went down a treat with...More

Thank Jenni M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came down to Crawley for a business trip and spent my last night at the hillside inn... I ordered the hunters chicken from the set priced menu and it was one of the best I’ve ordered... the service and also the views inside were very...More

Thank S253R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend the chicken & thyme pie. We visited with family for a lovely week day lunch. Loses a star as it doesn’t mention in the menu the lunchtime deals that are available if you look online, which I did think was a bit cheeky!...More

Thank Emma M
General Manager A, Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Emma M, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Hillside Inn! We do have our menus available online for you to view in the future. We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't book but did get a table straight away. Staff are fantastic, really take care of you. The roast meals we ordered were just lovely, absolutely loved the carrots and parsnips. Very nicely served. Didn't have desert but the ones we saw taken to other...More

Thank rosielamb
General Manager A, Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rosielamb, thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! I've passed on your comments to the team. We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, The Hillside Inn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This evening was a real disaster , we booked for 8pm not too late, but when the waitress came to take the order she began by informing us what wasn’t on the menu ie no pizzas at all as no dough no pies. My husband...More

Thank jan h
General Manager A, Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jan H, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. Unfortunately on this occasion we hadn't received our delivery and tried to get as much...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We checked Tripadvisor for a country pub not far from Gatwick airport as we were staying there before an early flight, it was quite late but happy they gave us a table. It was very busy and light and airy, think we sat in an...More

Thank Jules5520
General Manager A, Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! Thank you again for leaving us this response!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have not been to the Hillside in many months and was pleasantly surprised when my wife and two friends visited for lunch recently.The resteraunt has been re decorated in keeping with the original character and the food and service has improved.A very pleasing experience.

Thank Victor H
General Manager A, Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Victor H, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Hillside Inn! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, The Hillside Inn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So after a lot of deliberations of where to take my lovely friend for lunch I was recommended the Hillside Inn. Having never been here before it looked lovely from the outside. We went in and as went in there seemed to be no instructions...More

Thank Happy G
General Manager A, Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Happy G, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. I have read through your comments and have spoken to both staff members you have...More

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susieh109
13 July 2016|
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Response from Gill R | Reviewed this property |
You can definatley walk probably 15 to 20 minutes. Will ve well worth it. Portions are large so always good to wslk it off, enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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