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The Orchard Cowfold Road | West Grinstead, Horsham RH13 8LY, England
+44 1403 865693
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west sussex
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for the first time today, we live close by and have passed this place for a number of years. First of all they were busy but the staff appeared rather untrained. The girl who welcomed us almost looked supprised when we asked for a table. Having just walked in, it was not an unreasonable request. Next the menu... More 

1 Thank sussexguy68
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Phoned in advance which was just as well because they where booked up until 1.30pm. This was fine as we were not in a rush, so booked for 1.30 plus. Arrived and was immediately greeted by a smiling waitress who showed us straight to our table, (I'm still sitting as I type) and given a menu. I had Steak &... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for tea and cake or scones. Service was good and correct. Nice and clean and the pots of tea were fine. However the scones were very poor. Obviously frozen and then probably defrosted in a microwave. Very small portions of jam. Have been before and then had cake which was good. Shame about the scones.

1 Thank Rodkoi
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited this restaurant twice within one week and were very pleased both times. The staff were very welcoming on both occasions and were happy to talk about the history of the building which was once a railway station. The first time we went it was a Sunday and we chose the Roast Lamb dinner which was generous in size with... More 

1 Thank hjdrpam
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Have stopped here on a number of previous occasions, this time was afternoon tea for two. Excellent choice of both traditional 'afternoon tea' and some creative variations on a theme. We selected Victoria sponge and toasted tea cake with lashings of butter and jam .... and of course a large pot of tea. Thoroughly enjoyed these choices! We will be... More 

1 Thank anthonydoug
Horley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We sopped here on our way back from Worthing,found the staff to be pleasant and helpful food was great although we didn't have the full works,the place was clean and pleasant we will certainly be back.

1 Thank Stbrelade
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped here for breakfast to break up our journey. Our friends had been here before but we hadn't and we were really pleased we stopped. A shame it's so far away but next time we're passing through we will certainly stop again, hopefully around dinner time next as their menu for dinner looked really good too.

1 Thank ShirlKent
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Returned to this friendly restaurant with my parents and we all enjoyed a lovely dinner, all home cooked and reasonably priced. Thank you to the chef and staff there.

1 Thank Richard L
horsham west sussex
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We regularly go for breakfast here. Plenty of choice. We always have the full English which is made from local produce and is very tasty. We have never had to wait longer than it takes to cook it and is brought out to you nice and hot. Service is always prompt and all staff are friendly and polite. Nothing is... More 

2 Thank jeaniejeanie
Brighton, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Wonderful friendly service and great well cooked fish and chips, with good prices. Spotlessly clean, But I'm afraid it was disappointing inside, no character or charm. Plain painted walls and the place had no atmosphere. It wasn't a good choice for an evening, maybe better if its lunch or coffee. Couldn't fault the food, service or the great choice on... More 

2 Thank fluffyduck51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Orchard Cowfold Road | West Grinstead, Horsham RH13 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 865693

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?