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The Witch Inn

Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
+44 1444 414504
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guinea fowl” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (21 reviews)
“halloumi” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I organised a lunch for a group of 20 of us on a Saturday lunchtime at 2pm to follow an excellent walk we all went on around the nearby Ouse Valley Viaduct. The friendly staff and front of house manager, Richard, made it very easy...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food but very slow. We were the only food customers and the food took over 45 minutes. We ordered just at kitchen opening so perhaps the oil etc needed to be heated up. Food was good but portions were small. They had crayons and...More

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need to book as small seating area inside Amazing food, more than pub grub Great flavours made by someone that knows food Looking forward to going back Nice garden and parking

Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub which makes the most out of the dining spaces so you don’t feel crowded. Friendly service and good selection of food and drinks. Food is generally very good although sometimes the portions can be a little small, especially the roasts!

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I called into this pub on Monday night after going for walk from Haywards Heath to Lindfield. There was no issue in making tea for me and the music (which was 60's Soul),friendliness of staff, decor of the place made for a pleasant visit and...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Our party of 3 adults and 2 children ate here and all meals were greatly enjoyed. Lovely service from the staff and left feeling very satisfied.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a drink as it was a hot Sunday afternoon. We sat in the large quiet beer garden and had drinks. We could not order any food as they had stopped cooking after Sunday lunch, but there were some Yorkshire puddings and...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

An evening spent with friends was Made all the more special thanks to the lovely staff and delicious food served at this fabulous pub. Great menu in a relaxed cosy environment. Can’t wait to return soon.

Thank vicky J
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Light and airy friendly pub. Visited with small group of friends. Lovely to be surrounded by gorgeous dogs. Efficient waitress but the friend who chose sea bream had very small portion and it was expensive! Looked more like a starter. No sauces offered to accompany....More

Thank Padlock
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch and large glass decent wine £6 as opposed to £9 charged locally few weeks prior Friendly staff throughout would given 5 stars but slight problem with lunch which did not affect taste.

Thank Angie C
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sue j
6 March 2018|
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Response from Min0165 | Reviewed this property |
There is level access to the first level, but I am not sure what the threshold is like. I walk with sticks and was able to move around with ease, but as the person above says, better to ask directly x
Jane H
19 October 2016|
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Response from Dave P | Reviewed this property |
yes i have seen many families with babies & lots of young children dining & they are also dog friendly. Marc
4 August 2016|
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Response from lindfieldmummy | Reviewed this property |
Yep. They are allowed, there is a dog water bowl and biscuits in the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 26
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunte Avenue, Lindfield, Haywards Heath RH16 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath  >  Lindfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 414504
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This historic building was refurbished in April 2011. The pub offers fresh local produce on our weekly changing menu, a selection of lager, ales, cider & wine from local suppliers. Our Head Chef, Frederic Bodeau, has worked at many top establishments in France and West Sussex and brings with him knowledge of different cuisines and techniques. His passion is cooking food simply yet creating seasonal, tasty dishes. Our aim is to create a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for every occasion whether you are bringing the family for Sunday lunch or meeting friends for a three course meal in our restaurant. We promise to do our utmost to make it an experience you will remember
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