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The Sussex Ox

Milton Street | Near Alfriston, Milton Street BN26 5RL, England
+44 1323 870840
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Milton Street | Near Alfriston, Milton Street BN26 5RL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing location let down by a consistently rude gentlemen behind the bar. Been here three times now and we understand the owner to be a lovely and welcoming gentleman but one of his team members is so rude and unwelcoming that it takes away from...More

1  Thank Sam P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great Sunday afternoon,the music was great ,the wine was ok, they need to change their wine offerings, to be honest the wine was too expensive and very poor quality.You need a Sav blanc NZ and Chilean . You have rubbish cheap French...More

Thank Keefyboy44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn’t realise the beer festival was on but they did a cut down menu as well as a BBQ. Sat inside to get out of the heat. Was a little frustrated to find all main tables looking out onto garden were reserved when we were...More

Thank BigBlueBee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had seen the mixed reviews on Tripadvisor we decided to give the Sussex Ox a go. We had many lovely memories of taking the kids there when they were small and although we knew it was no longer a kiddie destination we fancied...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very relaxed environment and good food. Do not believe a word of the grumpy folk below, the “teens” and polite helpful and enthusiastic. The old lady supervising them even had lunch with us.

Thank Andyh50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub was one of our regular stops when out walking and for meals at other times. The beer and local cider are still very good but the food has really gone downhill. Vegetables uncooked and inedible. The menu used to change quite regularly but...More

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointing lunch. Terrible table service on a dirty table. I ordered roast beef and this came with an entire separate ring of cut off fat buried below my piece. I believe this was a piece left over from another plate !! Cauliflower cheese accompaniment...More

4  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very overpriced and run by kids. It’s a lovely setting but not at all friendly and it seemed that it was for locals and friends only. Food was very expensive, small portions and undercooked. Had to wait 10 more minutes for my food to be...More

3  Thank leannekatrine
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Have visited the Ox on many occasions for about 10 years. Generally the food is very good and good value. Today for a 'special' occasion we lunched in the Garden Room, with the french doors open and a cool breeze keeping us cool. Had 'nibbles'...More

2  Thank Tonybythesea
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Came here for a birthday lunch having not been for years. The staff were very friendly although service a little slow. However, it was extremely hot so understandable. The fact they were so friendly and helpful made up for it. What let the food down...More

2  Thank 1775sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milton Street | Near Alfriston, Milton Street BN26 5RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Milton Street
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870840
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