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The Cowdray Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
London Road | Balcombe, Crawley RH17 6QD, England
+44 1444 811280
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
London Road | Balcombe, Crawley RH17 6QD, England
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1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Can't thank Georgina & her team enough for brilliant evening last weekend! Birthday party with 36 guests was handled wonderfully, from planning & pre- ordering of food, decorating their conservatory area on the day, through to fantastic food & service on the evening. Made it...More

Thank 358suzy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First visit to this pub and we will certainly be going back it was so friendly and the menu is excellent. Would highly recommend this place to family and friends

Thank Shani D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been twice in the past week. On both occasions we had an excellent meal with good service. Well worth a visit. Only down side last evening was it was somewhat noisy due to an impending Quiz Night of which we were not aware...More

Thank Derek R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice dinner and the srevice was brilliant. its all about the timing and they certainly have this. i will return.

Thank stephen_taff
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Stephen thank you for your lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. I hope to see you again soon. Georgina

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend chose to eat here as our the original place had an hours wait. Nicola and the lady with black hair who had come back from maternity leave (sorry, didn’t catch your name!) was absolutely superb. Nothing was too much trouble. Within...More

Thank ashhhj_
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI there Thank you so much for your lovely review! I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with us, I will be sure to pass your compliments to Nicole and Marie and also the chefs. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Georgina

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on 29th August for lunch (birthday party) very impressed with the varied main menu and a good lunch time value menu. I had beef rib on the bone with pulled pork and rosemary salted fries and it was excellent. Everyone enjoyed there meals and...More

Thank cube2011
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Called in on our way back from east grinstead, staff were very friendly, menu choice very good and the meals were very good, if we are in the area again will go back.

Thank peter_felsing1
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were taken to this pub when visiting my daughter and her partner. It was very nice inside and the meals we had were lovely. he staff served us promptly and were attentive to our needs.

Thank Susan-Keefe
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI there Thank you for your review. We do hope to see you all again soon. Georgina

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I met with a long time friend - we used to frequent this pub a few years ago & it was really busy with some lonely food. Today not only was it extremely quiet but the menu was limited - largely burgers with chips, a...More

1  Thank clairyork727
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback. I'm very sorry you had a bad experience with us. I really do hope you return to us so we can redeem ourselves. Kind Regards Georgina

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We've just bought a puppy from a residence close to the Cowdray Arms. The first time we visited was when we were visiting the puppy and today was the day we collected her. This pub is attractively decorated outside and in; the staff are friendly...More

Thank Angela D
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, General Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi there Thank you so much for your lovely review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us here. Nicola is a very new member of the team and I am so happy with her here and it's lovely to see the customers love...More

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cswarner2016
2 October 2017|
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Response from TheCowdrayArmsTeam | Property representative |
HI there yes we do allow dogs in the front bar area.
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havinastella
31 January 2015|
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Response from Ted W |
No noise. No phone coverage,but good beer and good food. Been coming here for six months and can't fault it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road | Balcombe, Crawley RH17 6QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 811280
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