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The White Horse Pub

16 West Street, Ditchling, England
+44 1273 842006
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“whitebait” (3 reviews)
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 West Street, Ditchling, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there yesterday to celebrate Mother's Day and two birthdays. The whole experience was fantastic. Atmosphere welcoming and friendly and joyous. The food was plentiful looked wow and tasted even better. Very reasonable on price. Waitresses attentive and willing to help in any way. Would...More

Thank t1metraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have always gone to The Bull to eat when in Ditchling but this was so much better. Lovely space. Sun trap courtyard. Roaring fires. Food good and reasonably priced. Staff friendly and efficient.

Thank Anna W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, sadly one of the waitresses, small, Blonde hair was really quite rude, slightly put a damper on the wonderful meal

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairly average, reasonable food in an old pub in the centre of Ditchling. Bizarre service from bar staff, which was a shame as it detracted from a stunning old interior. Mono syllabic responses to menu queries and silent service for the most part, until it...More

Thank SmashinPumpkin
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

What an excellent pub, they really offer everything a village local pub should. Both a great place to grab a quick drink with friends and also to eat yummy food in generous portions. Warm atmosphere and friendly helpful staff.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I booked for 5 of us to have lunch here after a long walk up on Ditchling Beacon on a cold wet January day. It was my sisters birthday! The pub was warm and cosy. The staff were lovely and friendly. The food was excellent...More

Thank Fiona P
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent in every aspect, location, staff, landlord, food and ambience. If you are in the vicinity don’t miss out or just put on your places to visit list in 2018. A must for all.

Thank PaulandTracey2009
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

A group of 11 of us shared a large table in restaurant part behind the bar. Good choices from main menu and specials including tasting boards which some had for starter. Soup was enormous helping. Good choice of fish or meat dishes and great helpings...More

Thank philosIsleofMan
Reviewed 24 December 2017

since I had a meal at this pub - so I wasn't sure what to expect. What a great meal I had! : ) Really excellent pub food, very reasonably priced and fantastic service. I'm a fan! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank eft292
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Called into this pub for lunch for two on a cold November day. Lunch menu was very reasonably priced and the female member of staff was really pleasant and professional. Lovely traditional pub, with a roaring fire. Very pleasant.

Thank jeffrey h
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12 April 2017|
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Response from sandim203 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry, I really don't know the answer to that - email the pub or call - the owner's name is John and I'm sure he will be helpful.
Julie O
24 October 2016|
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Response from Zpumfrey | Reviewed this property |
18 January 2016|
Response from Alison W | Reviewed this property |
You're better off contacting them direct as probably depends on staffing levels & how busy they are- they were quite accommodating for us but if I recall it wasn't a Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 West Street, Ditchling, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Ditchling
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 842006
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