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“Unfair reviews !!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Review of The Old Stables

The Old Stables
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Fontwell
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Old Stables in Fontwell is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We first visited here last September and the food and service was great. So when we booked to go to Butlins in Bognor this year we thought this would break the trip again. I must admit we were getting a bit worried after reading some of these reviews! We needn't have worried. The place was just as friendly - even more so when our waitress Deesha remembered us from last year!!!!!
The roast dinner (which we managed to get the last serving) was lovely - so much meat & veg just no room left for desert!. Please people don't always listen to the negative reviews. Some people will only give feed back when they can complain :) We still love this place. x

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Thank LesleyA559
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

We chose to pop in to the Old Stables this evening as we had had a busy day with small children. We have taken friends and family to this restaurant over the years but have not visited more recently. This restaurant is not what is was. Slow, inattentive service. Sharing platter poor value for money and did not seem fresh. Garnish totally limp. Gents toilets dirty. Decor did not seem looked after. Will not be returning despite being local to the area.

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Thank L B
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

My steak was ordered rare and served well done, the chips were a crispy mess . The staff were very busy as it was race night, but this does not excuse the food being served late and almost in edible. I would not recommend this resturant to anyone and will not return.

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Thank Rick H
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Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

Food here was nice, portion sizes aren't the biggest for what you pay and food did take quite a while to arrive (1 hour) there was only 4 of us. Have visited a few times but it has gone down a bit since the first few times that I visited. Make sure you book a table though.

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Thank ann_kimber
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Reviewed 2 April 2013 via mobile

Actually, this is a nice pub. Brand new olde worlde type that big chains do so well.

Ok I suppose the menu was punching above its weight a bit but the steak pie had steak and pastry so yes, it qualified.

The rest of the food around looked alright. You know the sort of stuff you Get at these kinds of places.

What made it really was the pleasant nature of the staff. Very nice.

Incidentally, the salmon on beetroot had no beetroot and when pointed out (just as a matter of reference really as the uncontaminated fish had already been eaten) a discount of twenty percent was gladly offered thankyouverymuch.

Uncontaminated by beetroot, that is. Nice. I'd go again. By the way I think the value was 'good' rather than very good but for some reason TA does not offer this option.

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Thank An_Experienced_Diner
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