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The Countryman Inn

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The Countryman Countryman Lane, Shipley RH13 8PZ, England
+44 1403 741383
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We met friends for dinner and we the food, particularly the fish was excellent. Staff friendly and attentive. Would certainly go back. Worth booking a table in advance as it gets busy in the evening and weekends, which says something as it is a very rural pub.

Thank Jackiemmm
Level Contributor
72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely love this pub. Delicious food and a great choice. Staff are friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Warm, cosy, comfortable and brilliant hospitality.

Thank Business_UK
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely countryside location, lovely traditional pub, lovely quality food, well worth reserving a table in advance to avoid disappointment, not child friendly though so be aware, service could be a touch friendlier but was certainly efficient enough.

Thank Richard L
Felpham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again the menu is excellent with our favourite the fish of the day. Pan fried salmon this time - just wishing the next one will be my best bet - Turbot - superb. Booked again for January.

Thank Join8
South Coast
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a good choice for classic pub grub and again it did not disappoint, the curry was very nice and good portions We had a side of chips, however they were pretty packet like tasting which was the only fault, but may have been a one off, apart from that all good as usual and a great location

Thank Day34
Storrington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We pre-booked for a Sunday mid-day meal at this traditional country pub that had been recommended to us. Parking was easy and we were greeted by the landlord and staff who were very helpful & friendly, took our order promptly and we didn't have to wait long for roast beef, roast lamb, etc. to appear on the table in front... More 

1 Thank Peter M
SE England
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely traditional pub in gorgeous countryside. Great pub menu with all the usual favourites (sausage and mash, pie, plus sandwiches and ploughmans etc.). Great value as all around £10. It was a lovely place for a catch up lunch with a friend

Thank marySEEngland
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me & my partner had a drive out to this lovely traditional county pub,we had not booked ahead but were found a table,the restaurant was busy but not packed, if we were going on a weekend I would definitely book ahead. Staff were friendly,we ordered drinks( the beer was very good)and food I ordered pork belly and my wife had... More 

1 Thank danielos
St Albans, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a good range of food on the menu and a specials fish board. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Carolyn I
Horsham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Good greeting and table service, but food was average for the price. Some fryer based foods ; fish cakes and battered fish could have drain more before being plated up. Could not fault the portions, it would be difficult to get through three courses without letting your belt out. Better balanced pub meals can be found without to much difficulty,... More 

2 Thank Nonny M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Countryman Countryman Lane, Shipley RH13 8PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shipley
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 741383

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