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Flying Fish

££ - £££, British,
42 Denton Road, Newhaven BN9 0QB, England
+44 1273 515440
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
££ - £££
42 Denton Road, Newhaven BN9 0QB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So disappointed. Such a lovely Pub. The food was absolutely awful. My husband and I both ordered Steak and Ale Pie. I literally could not get into mine, it was rock hard. Even my husband found it hard. The pies had been over cooked, and...More

Thank mandydean995
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Do not visit this place! Rude staff, rude owner, horrible locals and their dogs and unruly kids! disgusting food! This place is Driving locals away! As I and my partner walked away from the bar, the haggered owner said "you're welcome" under her breath! RUDE...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Took a visit back two the flying fish on Sunday It's got new management again Any way decide to have a roast dinner , we where told there would be a wait has they had a large party in which was fine and it took...More

Thank joinerboy2016
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Popped to the Flying Fish for Dinner. The pub is under new management . The menu had a good choice and have been advised that a new menu will be available from the end of July offering even more choice . The food was gorgeous,...More

Thank hilaryu2017
Tessa P, Owner at Flying Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your evening. We are new to The Flying Fish and welcome constructive criticism which will help us to "Get it Right".

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We live local and every so often get together with our lovely neighbours for a meal out which usually means one of us has to drive. This time we decided to stay local so we could all have a drink and thought we'd give the...More

1  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Visited the pub under a recommendation from a friend, was very disappointed. The pub smelt of fried food, the food wasn't much better. I will definitely not be recommending to anyone unless something drastic changes.More

Thank Andrew B
Tessa P, Owner at Flying Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

I am sorry to hear of your poor experience at our pub. We took it over on 22 May at very short notice (10 days) from the previous Tenant. I believe the previous Chef had left in April and we didn't start serving meals until...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

called in this place lunchtime,just for a drink and chat it was very pleasant ,although i never tried the food,it looked pretty good

3  Thank mike d
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Ring before you travel to get there. Checked the website on Saturday. All looked well until we arrived and saw the "not serving food" sign on the door. This used to be a good starting off point for a walk on the South Downs. Let's...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Visited for drinks only last week. Was charged £20 for bottle of house wine! Sat in garden on very old and dirty, broken garden furniture. Pub garden disgusting , broken furniture, uncut grass. Internal not much better, in serious need of refurb or st very...More

3  Thank beverleywater
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the small menu with good choice of food. I had a salmon on an unusual rice Base and sauce, and Paul had rump steak, and awesome home made chips and coleslaw. The steal was juicy tasty and not chewy, cooked perfectly. We are fussy...More

Thank SusanBratchie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Denton Road, Newhaven BN9 0QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Newhaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 515440
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