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The Bull - Pub in Sussex

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2 High Street, Ditchling, BN6 8TA, Sussex
England, United Kingdom

Dominic Worrall
+44 (0)1273 843147(landline)

An award-winning inn, full of character, that brews its own ale, serves lovely local food and has stylish rooms that keep you happy

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This 16th-century inn on the South Downs has won awards and with good reason – a cracking bar, tasty local food and an excellent array of ales and craft beers. Step inside where all is freshly and carefully made-over with extra space to dine among the many happy locals who gather for a pint of Bedlam, the pub's own brew. From the spanking new kitchen: menus using meat from Sussex farms, game from local estates, fish from short-range boats – try sea bass with ratte potatoes, samphire and smoked mussel sauce, followed by rhubarb and custard baked alaska. There are small plates, big plates, sharing plates, and a cracking children's menu. After dark, the big garden glows with light, fire pits are lit and blankets offered. Bring walking boots and mountain bikes, and scale the Ditchling Beacon for big views. Brighton and Gatwick are close. Don't miss Sunday lunch.

Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Public transport
Within 2 miles of a bus/train station.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.

Guest feedback
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"We had a fabulous visit to The Bull with friends. Full of character with comfortable rooms, and some lovely touches such as complimentary bottled water and sweets. The pub and restaurant are fantastic, a great menu and delicious food. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip and would highly recommend to others."
October 2011
"What a delight staying at The Bull was. The evening menu was modern, surprising and delicious and the rooms quite comfortable and charming. Staff was great and I would love to stay here again."
October 2010

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Lunch & dinner from £13.


Open all day.


2 High Street, Ditchling, BN6 8TA, Sussex


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