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Independent pub with dining room, serving a great selection of craft beers, wines and spirits alongside traditional pub food all prepared freshly onsite and to order.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family. Short notice so we were offered Bar or outside. we choose outside and that was a good choice. All the family and friends enjoyed the beer, drinks and food. Staff were particularly kind and helpful. When we left on Sunday...afternoon place was packed. Couldn’t think of a better recommendationMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 9 October 2023

Honestly one of the best roasts I've had this year. The nutroast and mash were especially tasty, and roast potatoes and Yorkie perfectly cooked. The desserts were also amazing and great selection of AF beers. Great service. Highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

Loved everything about this place - staff, interior and food. We had a beautiful roast and every component was lovely. Would definitely recommend to others.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 7 September 2023 via mobile

Have been to the Lockhart on many occasions and it never disappoints. Always a great selection of local ales, the food is also great, my personal favorite being the Korean chicken burger which I highly recommend. Staff are good, shout-out to Taela in particular who...is always very pleasant. Will no doubt return again soon!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 19 July 2023

Nice chicken satay and rice washed down with a glass of wine. Welcomed me and my dog. Thank you. Paid cash

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 19 June 2023 via mobile

We love the Lockhart- such great beer and the best Korean chicken wings ever.. but for the second visit.. no chicken wings. How difficult is it to plan chicken wings!!! The salad was limp and dripping in dressing.. they said it had just been made.....I’m sorry it’s not possible for lettuce to do that within minutes of dressing. Appreciate they took this off the bill but wish they had understood the problem rather than tell me I was wrong.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Lydia Mills, Owner at Lockhart Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2023

Dear Christianne We are extremely sorry to hear about your disappointing experience at our pub. We understand how important it is to have your favorite dishes available and we apologise for not meeting your expectations on your recent visit. Regarding the Korean chicken wings, we...More

Reviewed 2 May 2023 via mobile

My husband and I love our time at the Lockhart. It’s a great place for a social with friends. Their food is great and so are their staff.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 26 April 2023

Went here last night for the first time and I can say we were not disappointed! The two guys at front of house were really friendly and welcoming. We had some questions regarding our food and wine choices and the guy serving us was very...accommodating. The food was fantastic (Korean fried chicken wings were amazing). We cannot wait to come back!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 4 March 2023

It is so lovely to walk into an establishment where the staff have personality, wanting to interact and create rapport with the customers and not just serving you food and drinks like zombies. Food was really delicious and the frozen cocktails were yummy!

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 6 February 2023 via mobile

Without a doubt my first choice in Haywards Heath, whether that’s for a meal with family, or a night with friends for drinks, there’s no other place quite like the Lockhart. The staff are professional and friendly and are so welcoming with plenty of food...and drink recommendations on arrival. You’ll never find a drink quite like their Frozè! Not to mention the Korean fried chicken burger, absolutely sensational. Can’t recommend it enough, I’ve never had a bad experience here! I wouldn’t think to go anywhere else in Haywards Heath, or even Burgess Hill… easily my favourite restaurant, whatever the occasion! :)More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 February 2023 via mobile

This once great “pub” has become more and more elitist and up itself. I remember the much heralded opening in 2016 as well as giving it a 5-star review and considering it one of the town’s gems. But now, with the place owned independently, it’s...trying to position itself as a gastro pub but has entirely lost the pub vibe. Turning-up at 4pm on a Sunday afternoon we’re asked if we’ve booked. Replying that we haven’t, we are told that it’s table service only and they can only squeeze us in to a table outside. So we sit, and we wait. And wait. After 15 minutes with nobody coming out and being told by the trendy young person at the bar that it’s always been table service and it’s every day, we get up and leave. How this place can claim to be first and foremost a pub is misrepresentation. If you want a real pub, there are plenty in HH and the recently opened “Tap” on South Road gives a better choice of beers that rotate more frequently. If you want a decent restaurant, there are better options than the Lockhart, which for the most part hasn’t changed its menu since it opened.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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HeathBall, General Manager at Lockhart Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2023

Dear Jaimie B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a detailed review of your feedback. Pre-covid trying buy a drink at the bar required the skill and body mass of James Haskell. While we had that ‘pub vibe’ the pub was always over...More

Reviewed 31 January 2023 via mobile

Visited the Lockhart Tavern after recently relocating to Haywards Heath. A real gem on the Broadway, great for a sit down pub vibe in a nice setting. The ambience, food and staff were excellent and made for a nice evening out. The only drawback was...an optional US style service charge added to my bill which seem to be creeping more and more into restaurants near London. I’ll happily give a tip for good service but this shouldn’t be pushed.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 19 January 2023 via mobile

Never fails to deliver, which is why we keep going back. Great food, great beer and wine, super atmosphere, and fabulous service as always. The restaurant was busy but the steak was still cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 19 January 2023

We booked here for 6 and had such a wonderful experience. Great food, great atmosphere and of course great drinks. Our waitress really helped with the menu as my wife has certain dietary requirements. If I could give 10 marks, I would. Thanks all.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 19 January 2023 via mobile

Love the food, drink and atmosphere at this place. Cannot recommend the lockhart highly enough. A great selection of IPAs from all over the place and the only pub I know anywhere around that serves Belgium Delirium on draft.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Lockhart Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5