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Sumners Ponds

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Address: Sumners Ponds Chapel Road | Barns Green, Horsham RH13 0PR, England
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+44 1403 732539

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Nice friendly place

Nice food. Lovely surroundings, good value. If wanted there are lovely walks around the ponds. Lovely for all ages. Dog friendly

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice food. Lovely surroundings, good value. If wanted there are lovely walks around the ponds. Lovely for all ages. Dog friendly

Thank 115WendyB123
Horsham, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here last year and didn't have a good expereince. But as there was a new menu we returned last weekend and what a transformation! The staff were brilliant this time, really attentive and keen to help. The food menu is so much better now with more of a variety than last year and food came out in very... More 

Thank gavandstace
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing caffe/restaurant if you fancy changing from a pub, peace, and engaging with nature. Summers Ponds in located in the lake and looks even more outstanding in the summer. You can have a lovely meal/sandwich with your friends, family or even solo and will always feel relaxed. I wish I have discovered this gorgeous place before but now even I... More 

Thank TheMissKG
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect lunch! We were lucky to have a clear blue sky and warm sunshine on the day we visited. Added to this bonus was being greeted by our friendly waiter, Callum, who showed us to "the very best spot on a sunny day". He was so right! We spent most of the afternoon on a pontoon, which went out on... More 

Thank dorsetfamily2017
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited one Saturday lunchtime as a party 2 in January. Ordered burgers for both...very very rare..or just raw. Sent one back and sat for ages for a replacement. Companion had nearly finished before my new meal was replaced. Food tasted lovely. I was disappointed with the amount of dogs in this cafe. Maybe I missed the sign saying dogs allowed!?... More 

Thank Nannysue1234
Matthew M, Business Manager (Back Office) at Sumners Ponds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our Café by the Lake at Sumners Ponds. We do welcome customers with well-behaved dogs during the day. The Restaurant is "dog-free" in the evenings. I would like to discuss your visit in more detail and should be grateful if you would email your contact details to... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent unspoiled environment, appropriately commercial where necessary, lovely walk and then lunch.

Thank JD4712013
Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been a few times before and have always loved the experience. The menu had changed and the crayfish options had been removed so had to have something different. A bit disappointed initially but the roast duck option I went for was delicious although the duck was slightly overcooked. My husband enjoyed his blue cheese burger. Plenty of lighter more... More 

Thank thepearcefamily
Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely site but getting rather expensive and I wish they would answer the phone the fishing lakes are interesting. The cafe is really good and sitting outside by the lake is so nice.

Thank Elizabeth G
Horsham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us decided to treat ourselves to a light lunch at Sumners and we weren't disappointed! Though it was very busy on arrival, it wasn't long before a table became available and the waitress was very attentive to our needs. We had to wait for our food a little longer than usual due mainly to the fact they only... More 

Thank cazbell2017
Crawley, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a premium lakeside camping pod last minute for 2 nights midweek in February half term. We requested and were allocated pod 5 which is next to the lakeside cafe. Upon arrival we were pleasantly surprised with our accommodation, although small there was ample space for my husband, our 2 small children (2 & 5), our dog and myself.... More 

Thank Katwilders

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