We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Oak Inn

) #4 of 17 Restaurants in Polegate $$ - $$$ , British,
Caneheath, Polegate BN26 6SJ, England
+44 1323 482072
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lamb tagine” (4 reviews)
“jambalaya” (3 reviews)
“game pie” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Caneheath, Polegate BN26 6SJ, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (284)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed at a camp site nearby and decided to go for a walk. We see this pub and went in for a quick drink. The pub itself is beautiful with very low beams. The staff are welcoming and polite. Food is served here so...More

Thank stevevee75
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thought we would give the old oak a try as had heard there was a new chef, really wished we hadn't ordered two burgers and a child's chicken nuggets, the burger buns were burnt, burgers dry the chips were a horrible grey colour and very...More

1  Thank fudgjof
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in the beautiful countryside of Arlington this pub and restaurant offers good food in a relaxed atmosphere. I visit when I can, the staff are friendly. In the bar you are allowed to bring in your dogs. Which is great as it's great walking...More

Thank Toni K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times this summer, outside is lovely when the sun shines! Staff are attentive and helpful and food is always good. Will be back

Thank caz226
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent beer garden, Especially to watch the sun go down Just opposite abbots wood so great place to have a pint after a walk.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time I have eater in the Old Oak Inn, won't be the last time, we had an early tea, there was so much choice on the menu, you wanted to go back very day for a week to have all the lovely food.

Thank BarlowO
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It was a quiet lunchtime and ideal for a chat, the staff were very friendly and efficient. The food was very good so really suggest this venue.

Thank nick e
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a drink on a lovely summers early evening, sat inside the pub. We ordered pies, Steak for hubby, and chicken, bacon & mushroom for me. They are very large individual pies, served with Creamy mash, peas & a little jug of red...More

1  Thank TheGlee's
Reviewed 24 May 2017

stopped in here on way to Abbots woods ,about a couple of miles further down the road, ordered basic meals burgers,kids sausages chips etc all ok nothing to write home about but seemed incredibly expensive for what it was. Not sure if i would visit...More

Thank Richard W
GSC57, Owner at Old Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for your review and are surprised to read your comments regarding our menu value? I am also confused as to your description of the pubs location which is opposite Abbots wood and not a couple of miles away ? Assuming we are the...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Had a superb meal here. Staff friendly and attentive. Good variety on menu and specials board, and the food was excellent. A lovely old world country pub. Will definitely be back.

2  Thank Squidgeys
Nearby Restaurants
The Village Shop & Cafe
70 reviews
1.90 km away
The Royal Indian
194 reviews
3.09 km away
Arlington Tea Gardens
67 reviews
1.40 km away
The Plough Inn
345 reviews
1.87 km away
Nearby Attractions
Michelham Priory
239 reviews
1.29 km away
The Long Man of Wilmington
44 reviews
3.39 km away
Drusillas Park
1,458 reviews
4.65 km away
Farleys House & Gallery
44 reviews
5.49 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
18 December 2014|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from sussexlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had both our dogs with us, you need to go to the left side of the pub as the restaurant is to the right. The left side is still set lovely but doggies are allowed, you need to leave muddy boots outside tho ;)
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caneheath, Polegate BN26 6SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Polegate
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 482072
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing