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The Gardeners Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England
+44 1444 892328
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (30 reviews)
“rice pudding” (6 reviews)
“lobster” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England
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1 - 10 of 450 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited with 3 families- children aged 12 to 16 after visiting Wakehurst. Everyone had a great meal with the specials being especially good. Staff were attentive and there was a good selection of wines and beers.

Thank T K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of thirteen, age ranging from two to seventy nine for a family birthday. A great atmosphere welcomed us to a really good looking place. Fantastic first impression did not disappoint, good service, lovely food and a good choice for all courses....More

Thank Steve F
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends for lunch on a very cold November Sunday. Our reservation was a table by the door, so I asked to be moved to a warmer spot, but the restaurant was full. The waiting team are excellent as was the service. We ordered...More

Thank FoodCultureFun
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed a table for 6 including one in wheelchair, staff helpful in getting this setup. Wheelchair access a bit dogleg but we managed OK. Ordered a variety of dishes, all were happy with what they got. Nice place, lots of wood, no background music. Good...More

Thank Cronxite
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to this pub restaurant number of times and they are consistent with the quality and service

Thank David J
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for lunch today. Who knew that it would be so busy? But we had a drink while we were waiting (lovely Prosecco and great choice of beers) and we were kept informed about how long until there was a table for us...More

Thank Jean C
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this hostelry over the years and have found it very good. It is sad to report that on our last visit we encountered something of a deterioration in the standard of food provided. We have, in the past, ordered fish dishes mainly...More

Thank Chickadeecroydon
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a Saturday night, the special mushroom and truffle oil pie with mash and green beans was absolutely delicious. The toilets had interesting photos and gardening memorabilia, which was amusing. The one downside were the table next to us outside, who...More

Thank Ddraig_fawr
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Really wonderful Pplace for lunch. Superb selection of wines. The service is top class and clearly all new starters are very well trained. The interior is really beautiful and it is a great place for special occasions

Thank dont_treatmebad
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We came here for lunch on Wednesday after a long walk around Ardingly antiques fair. It was packed but we managed to find a small table. We ordered at the bar and despite being so busy were served with freshly cooked hot food within 15...More

Thank andyjansy
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

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Response from FelbridgeFilly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I really have no idea - give them a ring!
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Response from nottmmike | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delayed response - l've only just seen your question. It's a very old building and in places narrow, with slightly uneven floors or steps. Therefore l can't guarantee that it would have what you require, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$33
Cuisine
Meals
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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England (Formerly Gardeners Arms Bar & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Ardingly
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 892328
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