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Cat Inn

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in West Hoathly $$ - $$$ , British,
North Lane, West Hoathly RH19 4PP, England
+44 1342 810369
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (27 reviews)
“scotch egg” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
North Lane, West Hoathly RH19 4PP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a group of 9 friends on a Friday evening in July. Lovely place, very buzzy atmosphere. I chose the fish cake to start and it was absolutely delicious, probably the best starter I've ever had (and I've had lots over the years!). Main...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a friend for an evening meal. Nice tables outside in a pretty village location. The menu was very varied with nice fresh dishes & spoilt for choice with the addition of a specials board. The food was presented very nicely and flavours were...More

Thank LouiseT005
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone visiting West Hoathley looking for a great meal, stop here. I've been twice now and both meals were great! Not your typical London Pub food - far more tasty! A nice surprise. I did not stay at the pub but its opposite an adorable...More

Thank G7176UDlaurad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gem! West Hoathly is a tiny, quaint village from the 15th century just off the main road. It is lovely and The Cat is right in the center next to the church. Lunch was delicious with members of our group having the sausage...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We revisited West Hoathly, my place of birth in 1956 (Birth name of Willie), and ordered starters, mains & sweets, all of which was of excellent quality and quantity. The wine list was extensive and catered for all tastes. All staff were very welcoming.

Thank petew22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the Cat Inn Sunday evening and we were meet by the lovely George who served the best pint of Harvey's ever.We ordered the Hake and the Cod special with Chips and a fantastic mixed salad. The food was really...More

1  Thank Mary_GableEnd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into this lovely old village pub for a drink on our recent travels. It's very much a local pub but we received a genuine, warm welcome. The food and drink is not cheap but the menu offers a good choice and we will definitely...More

1  Thank KGSC2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cat was excellent! Friendly, attentive and downright scrumptious. Steak and Mushroom pie was lovely and steaks very tender, pudding delicious, we will go there again when next in the area.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were staying at a different venue and were recommended to the Cat Inn. Certainly not disappointed. Welcoming staff, excellent locally produced food, I had salt cod crocquet with cray fish it was excellent. Service was brilliant a definite find. Although we are not local...More

Thank 809Laylagirl
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were there today and it is a good halfway place for our friends and ourselves. The pub interior is very restful and stylish with lovely natural flowers on each table. Our Sunday Roasts arrived promptly and at the correct temperature. The servings are really...More

Thank judithbliss
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Jan SW W
21 July 2017|
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Response from colinjohnsonipad | Reviewed this property |
The Ravenswood Hotel ( East Grinstead) must be very close by, as the Cat is off the main road in the village of West Hoathly. Just put the postcode into your SatNav and it will give the directions and the actual distance... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Lane, West Hoathly RH19 4PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  West Hoathly
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 810369
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16Th Century Inn in the picturesque village of West Hoathly, West Sussex. Locally source ingredients used for the menu, which is seasonal. Local beers also sold. Extensive wine list, many available by the glass. Significant number of Sussex sparkling wines available too. Four ensuite bedrooms available too.
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