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£5 - £15
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a warm welcome from the moment we arrived from Will the manager. We had a lovely chicken pie and fish main accompanied by a nice squid starter. The pear pudding was delicious! Imogen and the team in the kitchen prepared the dishes very...well. Bradley served us very nicely. Everyone was so friendly!Would definitely recommend here as lovely place to have dinner after a day near the seaside!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loverly meal this lunchtime all very tasty and fresh barman Brad was very helpful all up friendly atmosphere nice little pub

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is really dirty! Sorry guys but you really need to up your game on hygiene. Dirty floors,doors and walls. Need a Good clean. Please stand back and actually see what we see. The staff door into the kitchen is disgusting.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend. The food was amazing. The prices may seem high, but the quality of food is well worth it. The young girl behind the bar couldn’t have been more welcoming and was able to answer all of our queries. We will most...definitely be returning!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old village pub that serves nice food and some great beer. Not the cheapest in town, but you get what you pay for! (& it’s not McD’s!) Worth a visit, especially in the warmer months when you can sit outside and watch the world...go by, or enjoy the pub garden at the back.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 14 February 2024

Had a lovely meal for Valentine’s Day here. The service was great, food was lovely and it was great value for a 3 course meal.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 9 February 2024

Lovely freshly made food. Very pleasant and attentive staff. Great way to spend a Friday afternoon. Will be back very soon.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024

Having been a resident in this area for many years I have seen the "Fish" have fluctuating fortunes, the current incumbents have only been running the pub for a few months although the manager has the benefit of longer service behind the bar. They are...both qualified chef's and not new to the trade. The food is exceptionally good, there might be a wait for the meal but I would rather have fresh, beautifully cooked food than immediate plateful of microwaved frozen offerings. I am a very able cook myself so am often very critical of other's catering. Staff are helpful, friendly and welcoming to two legged as well as four legged visitors.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024

I regularly eat on a Sunday lunch time, in my opinion the service has been impeccable, friendly, obliging and welcoming. There is sometimes a wait for my meal but I understand that when everything is freshly cooked to high standard I cannot expect the fast...service of McDonald's or KFC and similar outlets. I have enjoyed every meal, I have felt that I would rather have a few idiosyncrasies which are inherent in a pub, it is not a posh restaurant but a venue which provides excellent food and warm atmosphere and caring staff.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 12 January 2024

lovely old building with large rear garden friendly staff well kept beer open fire excellent food that's cooked to order bust stop 5 minutes away train station 12 minutes away take your mates, your kids or your granny excellent

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 4 January 2024

The food was delicious and plentiful, brought out with panache and friendliness, They coped with our really big group brilliantly and just let us get on and enjoy ourselves. Next time I would take a few less with us as the chairs were comfortable but...a bit too big to fit around the table!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 December 2023

Arrived and they had no record of our booking and made it out they we booked somewhere else or it was our fault, no real apology on their side. We then had to wait well over an hour for food, which was very nice. Asked...for condiments, which took ages to arrive, in mean time good was going cold. Ordered drinks that never arrived as well. The deposit amount on final bill was wrong as well. Overall food was good but service was terrible, despite bad reviews from friends and neighbours we chose it as its local and good to support local pubs but I would not go back or recommend for a special occasion. There was a lack of management of front of house staff, the staff they had seemed lost at times, but they were pleasant and never rude.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 December 2023

Went for Sunday lunch food was very nice but the service was awful, had to go to the bar to order as no one came to take our order , once we where at the bar we asked to order our food the guy got...his pad out then served someone else , food took over an hour , we had to ask for napkins , had to get our own salt and pepper , once we had finish some came over and removed a few plates and then never came back , the service was awful it was such a shameMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 16 December 2023 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here tonight. We ordered three pies and a burger. All of the food was amazing and very generous portions. The price was really reasonable and the staff were friendly and accommodating. The pub itself has a really cosy atmosphere and we...would definitely recommend this restaurant to anybody visiting Newhaven.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2023

The Flying Fish is well worth seeking out if you're down Newhaven way. On a cold and wet December day we got a warm reception from staff and customers in this cosy pub. The range of food was good with dishes for veggies and vegans,...all at reasonable prices. The Flying Fish is dog friendly too.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Apologise but we do not read this page every day so missed your request. If you would like to book in the future please call us on 01273 515440
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If you use the link to our website both our regular and Christmas menu are on there. Hope this helps
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Flying Fish is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5