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The Hop Pocket


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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews burger baked camembert duck breast king prawns egg chips pasta wild mushrooms soup pudding sunday roast the pub under new management nice food well worth a visit cooked to perfection dessert menu great sunday lunch
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Reviewed 21 December 2018

Lovely to see the Hop Pocket regaining its place as a "go to" pub. A great restaurant but also a nice place for a cosy drink. The owners Mandy and Steve will really go out of their way to please customers ......a Christmas dinner was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mogs10
Reviewed 12 December 2018

As an update to my review of March 2017, I went for dinner with a friend who is a local. I could not believe the transformation now that it is under new management. Completely redecorated and looking very cosy and festive. On Tuesday night, the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Have visited twice recently and on both occasions the food was very good. The menu is well thought out and varied. Yesterday I had their roast lamb, beautifully tender and truly delicious. Despite the Pub being very busy the service was cheerful, and attentive. There...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rossimk1
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

A very large group of us were booked in for a Sunday lunch. Food was delicious. Just a shame we’re not local as this would definitely be on our list of favourite pubs for Sunday lunch ! Throughly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GerrardFamily
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Stayed at nearby campsite and was recommended the Hop Pocket. Visited twice during our stay. Very welcoming and friendly staff. Good range of beers and good value. Food excellent on both days. Had adult and child meals and both good quality and value for money....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank darren b
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here at least three times, but this is the first time under the new management. The food was generally good, but they seem to have a habit of adding mushrooms to everything and making unannounced substitutions (I got sourdough instead of focaccia and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank steved721
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We happened on this pub after attending a charity event at the Lord Whisky sanctuary. I was completely blown away. They welcomed our two dogs and were so thoughtful with dog bowls and treats at the ready. One of our dogs has been rescued from...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank karenkent1
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Gatwick. Garlic shrimp, calamari and scotch egg to start. Followed by Fish and chips in homemade batter, Feta vegetarian tart, Wildboar Tortellini and a warm pear salad. All of them were perfect. Good simple pub food done well. New...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ILoveFood68
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A friend and I had lunch at The Hop Pocket and can fully recommend the pub. The menu had sufficient choice without being too big, the food was freshly cooked, beautifully presented and delicious. The dessert menu also offered a good variety of choices, and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank serena19622017
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Had a lunch with a friend on 6th June and had the burger. It was very good and the landlady was very friendly. The new play area put the back looks great too so we will be returning as a family soon.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Keeley S
22 January 2018|
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Response from 310briang | Reviewed this property |
There must be a mistake, as I have not reviewed this establishment.
17 April 2017|
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Response from geraldlee2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi They are very accommodating I am sure you will not be disappointed Regards
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Response from Saxblower | Reviewed this property |
HI sorry no just evening meal
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