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The Woodman Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene

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The Woodman Arms is a beautiful example of the traditional, 'roses-round-the-door' country pub. Boasting a stunning thatched roof and surrounded by fine Sussex countryside, it's a blissful place to enjoy good food, company and liquid refreshment.
US$13 - US$46
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews liver roast potatoes steak and ale pie mussels sunday roast curry ice cream chicken pudding ham sandwich soup the pub gluten free menu under new management specials board staff were attentive
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stopped off for a drink and was very impressed by the real ales and customer service I shall return for a light lunch in the up coming weeks

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mhunt3030
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the woodman arms for valentines night and what a treat we skipped the starters which now looking back may have been a mistake and choose the Chateaubriand as our main which was cooked perfectly just how we ordered it was amazing sides and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank harryc2094
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch with a friend after a 2hour walk along the beach at Ferring with our dogs . The Woodman Arms is a very dog friendly pub ! Our meals were excellent , Lambs Liver and Languistine and mussel Chowder accompanied by 2pints of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 11eagles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quaint pub & friendly atmosphere. Staff greeted us on arrival & were attentive throughout. Nice fish / steaks & desserts. Portions large enough for teenagers! Would definitely return 🌺

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WestSussexBramley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Woodman for my husbands birthday. We had been there 4 months ago and quite enjoyed it so decided to return. It was a different menu (which I totally understand is seasonal) but I struggled to find a starter and main that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jackieb814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival it felt like we were ignored at best, avoided at worst - a friendly hello from the two members of staff barricaded behind the bar wouldn't have gone amiss. It was a drizzly Saturday afternoon and we fancied trying something new. I was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this pub. We rang and booked a table for Sunday lunch. There was 5 of us and the food was amazing - highly recommend the roast beef and Yorkshire puddings! The service was impeccable. We will definitely be coming back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mumfy33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for the first time with friends. It’s tricky to find but well worth the effort! The food was excellent! All the starters were delicious! We had the smoked salmon fish cakes, duck pancakes and pea and ham soup. The bouillabaisse was amazing! I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Weathergirl222
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We visited this pub today (Sunday 13th January) together with my brother, Phillip and his wife, Glenys, to celebrate his birthday. I must say we were really impressed with the wonderful food and the service and will not hesitate returning very soon and also recommending...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ambassador663086
Reviewed 11 January 2019

This pub WAS one of the best around and worth travelling to. New owners have managed to ruin it in a spectacular style. No beer other than London Pride and the previous visit no Sauvignon Blanc, what is going on. The menu is Ok but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Franzeska S
22 February 2017|
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Response from 860karen | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your question! We certainly are wheelchair accessible! We have level access from our main carpark (to the left of the Pub as you are looking at it) We have ease of access toilet facilities as well, with... More
27 June 2016|
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Response from MojaveJoe | Reviewed this property |
When I questioned the pub about allowing dogs inside, at least in a non-restaurant area, they clearly re-iterated a total dog ban inside the pub. They said very clearly that there are many pubs in the area that do (sensibly... More
29 May 2015|
Response from Ema D |
Hi There. I would highly recommend booking at the Woodman Arms. Especially on a sunday as we get very busy. Many Thanks Ema Manageress
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