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The Netherfield Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not dared to have roast lamb for a good few years, worried about being fatty,however I could not stop eating this traditional plate of roast . I especially loved the plate of vegetables served and the roast potatoes. My husband enjoyed a vegetarian...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely big menu, lots to choose from. Food was delicious. Service was great & everyone was very polite.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sussexdownsgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and were very impressed by the staff who, despite dealing with a large party, remained calm and in control throughout and gave our table of 4 all the attention we needed. I have various food intolerances and its the first...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Stream-House
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Lovely choices on the Christmas menu at the Netherfield Arms this year - my favourite so far is the sea bream with the most amazing sauce - tasty without taking away the heavenly taste of the pan fried sea bream - can't get enough of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Janine P
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Having read an earlier review about the Netherfield Arms being a place for old people I was slightly confused. When we visited today, I surreptitiously checked fellow diners for teeth and hair and their ability to chew. Everyone seemed to be tucking into the fabulous...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank LemonLipps
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this place doesn’t live up to expectations. Very pretty from the outside and lovely friendly owners I believe. After that it’s like a time spin into the 80s and seems more catered for older couples or older family outings. I felt out of place...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BelleTrixie
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We met with some friends on a perfect day weather wise, with neither a cloud or a sign of mass chemtrail spraying in the sky. For that reason we sat outside in the lovely garden area, that enjoys expansive views of the open countryside, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank chriscar2014
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We have made several visits and the quality of every dish sampled has been superb. Top quality food and a top quality welcome by people who know how to create a wonderful ambience for all their customers.

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

There are some strange reviews of this place, and I understand why. The landlord is a very cheery soul, how some find him grumpy I can't understand. He is definitely different though! We walked into the bar and he approached from behind "Can I help...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank zarniwoop
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Recommended on Trip Advisor and so glad we came for dinner. Excellent choice on menu and many vegetarian dishes (not the usual staple veggie stuff). Our fish and steak were excellent and I gad best side salad with fruit added which was a pleasant surprise....More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank 470JaniceM
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Fred C
8 June 2018|
Response from Caroline H | Property representative |
Hello, we do not have a separate fish menu but always offer at least three fresh fish dishes, fisherman’s pie and Sussex smokie
Fred C
8 June 2018|
Response from 231annah | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park on the other side of the road to the pub. It's a quiet road too so easy to cross.
22 March 2016|
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Response from Caroline H | Property representative |
Hello, I'm sorry the only dogs allowed on the premises are guide dogs. we do not allow dogs in either the bar area or the restaurant but we allow them in the garden if on a lead.
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