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The Gardeners Arms

££ - £££, British,
Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England
+44 1444 892328
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (33 reviews)
“pudding” (19 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England
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1 - 10 of 522 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Consistency great food , excellent service and lovely surroundings inside and in garden area. Would have been 5* if there was a better selection of fish on menu . The delicious stone bass has been taken off sadly and the fish of the day always...More

Thank Nicki F
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the pub for a quick bite to eat and ended up staying over an hour. Menu is just the right size, plenty of drinks to choose from and the atmosphere was buzzing. The pub was completely full inside as well as out side too...More

Thank trolleydolly2016
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here only by chance because the inn where I was staying had no food that night. Happily for me, the Gardeners provided a warm welcome and great food. The chicken nduja (chicken breast with a spicy stuffing) was served with excellent butter bean...More

Thank ChiaraTheCat
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this pub by chance. What a lovely place. Fab staff & honestly the best cheese sandwich EVER! Beautifully decorated old pub.

Thank chrispy6313
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to hear that you enjoyed visiting us. We hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with our friends, as we took them here from personal recommendation. This was again a lovely dinner, food cooked fresh, staff were friendly and a lovely ambience around. The location is perfect, the bar staff were friendly too. I wish the garden...More

Thank chrissyd91
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prices were reasonable, food cooked fresh to order. Good selection on menu, large choice of drinks including real ale.

Thank Resobko
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to hear that you enjoyed visiting us. We hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick lunch on Saturday. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Food was great and the service was prompt but very friendly, especially our waitress who was happy to discuss the items on the menu to ensure it was what we would...More

Thank TravellingGirl-7
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant and often very busy. Popular with visitors to Wakeburst Place and the South of England Showground. Good food, good selection of special dishes and local produce. A little more expensive than what you’d expect to pay in a pub but it’s more a...More

Thank akpink
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was hands down my favourite pub for many years, however following a recent visit on Saturday lunch time, I left feeling a little disappointed. The lunch menu is nice, quite tasty but rather over priced for a filled roll. Personally for me, the venue...More

Thank emmakelly496
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Sat outside on very comfortable chairs even had a overhead heat to use . Had sandwiches , recommend the bacon and Brie . Chips were amazing . Good strong coffee and staff friendly . Also witnessed staff helping elderly party with outside seating making sure...More

Thank nelly332
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

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Response from FelbridgeFilly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I really have no idea - give them a ring!
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Response from nottmmike | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delayed response - l've only just seen your question. It's a very old building and in places narrow, with slightly uneven floors or steps. Therefore l can't guarantee that it would have what you require, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England (Formerly Gardeners Arms Bar & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Ardingly
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 892328
  • E-mail
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