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The Talbot

High Street, Cuckfield RH17 5JX, England
+44 1444 455898
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (24 reviews)
“roast lamb” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
European, Grill, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Cuckfield RH17 5JX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with family. Staff were friendly,helpful and attentive. The food was excellent, unfussy good quality,well cooked and presented. We had fish and chips,steak and a chicken burger,the chips were homemade and lovely. It was followed by a lovely lemon posset and sticky toffee...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a catch up with an old friend and was amazed how the Talbot has changed. A first class pub indeed with friendly staff and free wifi (all travelers need wifi)

Thank mattnewnham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My vegetarian friend and I ended up having both dinner and then lunch here when staying at Ockenden Manor which is very close by. The food was tasty during both meals and reasonably priced, as was the wine. Service was a tad slow and I...More

Thank tal202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just down the road from our hotel, and a place we could lunch with our canine companions. Good value and friendly (to blokes - the girls found it hard to get served) and quite pleasant. If I go that direction again - I woulddefinately consider...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely Sunday lunch at the Talbot today. Great food and good portion sizes too. Kate had Roast beef and all the trimmings with a side of cauliflower cheese while I chose the roast belly pork with apple sauce and crackling. Delicious. We...More

Thank nicklockett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following a recommendation we went to The Talbot for Sunday lunch. Good welcome to the bar area, and having arrived early enjoyed our pre lunch drinks in the bar. Ushered through to our family table and given the lunch menu, wow great selection for traditional...More

Thank Jet_Lagg_001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's great to find a dog welcoming place when you eat out. Have usually visited in the evenings and eaten in the bar area but have discovered they do a great breakfast too. Food always lovely.

Thank lexmac8
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Had an excellent lunch today at The Talbot with my family. 4 Roast dinners plus starters and fabulous desserts. Staff were friendly,polite and helpful. Will definitely go back

Thank muwu52
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We had heard it was very nice there .so gave it a try . Staff all very friendly and welcoming. We decided not to have starters and went straight in for 1x roast beef .1x lamb and 1x roast pork . WOW great porchons, each...More

Thank Tara C
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The best bar staff in the world!! Makes the funk soul night, last Friday of every month a success! Joe, Amy, Emily, Aiden 🙂

1  Thank Nick F
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Questions & Answers
Jackie C
17 December 2017|
Response from Freddy22 | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them and ask
13 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from TheBearAndTheHare | Reviewed this property |
There is a bar area with tables where you can eat and there is also another area with tables away from the bar overlooking a courtyard which is quite nice. Children are able to eat in both areas I believe. Dogs welcome too... More
Emma B
4 August 2017|
Response from Dean H | Property representative |
Hi Emma, We only have the front courtyard with no other outdoor areas Best regards Dean
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Cuckfield RH17 5JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Cuckfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 455898
  • E-mail
Local village pub & resturant, recently refurbished with a new restaurant and function space, The Hayloft. Located in the heart of the beautiful boutique village, Cuckfield in West Sussex. Delicious selection of Lunch, Evening and Sunday menus food as well as light lunches and tea and cake.Perfect if staying at the local hotel Ockenden Manor, whether popping in for a pint of selected ales, a cocktail or a delicious dinner in the new restaurant.
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