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The Dorset Arms

££ - £££, British,
NR Hartfield, Withyham TN7 4BD, England
+44 1892 770278
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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NR Hartfield, Withyham TN7 4BD, England
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The warm friendly atmosphere by the open log fire was a great welcome in from the cold and the meals served by the friendly waitresses were to say the least better than expected Definitely coming back

Thank apenhallow
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It all depends on where you eat in the Dorset Arms as to the level of service/quality of food you get. I have eaten Sunday lunch in the restaurant which was very nice, service was good but the food arrived on cold plates and finger...More

2  Thank hopesprings_7
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Whilst there were at least 5 members of staff flitting between bar and restaurant, we stood at the bar for 5 minutes before someone actually acknowledged we were there. Then the girl said to another member of staff, can you take "them" to their table...More

2  Thank LinnyJ222
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We had a family lunch here - 8 adults and 7 children. We were given the garden room, although it was wet and cold the room was lovely and warm and we had a large table to seat us all. We did not have to...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 24 January 2017

After a nice walk we popped in to the Dorset Arms, having had many excellent lunches in the past. However our experience was very different today. Untrained staff who had to be asked for everything, soup no spoon, asked for bread, came with butter, no...More

3  Thank Carmelwee
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

What a great place. I had the best steak ever. Such lovely friendly people and excellent quality. We will be back again.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It was a cold and damp Monday lunchtime when we arrived at The Dorset Arms but we found the atmosphere warm and welcoming. We hadn't booked a table but we were offered a table in the bar or in the restaurant - we opted for...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was a distinctly above average Sunday lunch. We had not been to the Dorset Arms for a few years. The pub has great atmosphere; the interior, which is already structurally attractive, has been beautifully decorated and arranged. The menu is short, which is usually...More

Thank Dimanche2013
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

One of the most pleasing Sunday roasts I have ever had, nice beer and a beautiful setting too. reservations recommended, busy for a reason. will be back.

Thank EazyDPitfield
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Five of us booked for lunch on New Year's Day, and sat on a round table in the bar, near the fire. The starters were ok (There's not much you can mess up with prawn cocktail). My wife ordered the salmon with lentils, and instead...More

1  Thank HD5349
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: NR Hartfield, Withyham TN7 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Withyham
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 770278
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