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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%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“custard” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
London Road | Balcombe, Crawley RH17 6QD, England
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1 - 10 of 475 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was my first visit here and we all had a thoroughly enjoyable meal with very helpful, friendly staff. Will definitely be visiting again soon

Thank Lisa-Marie D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had travelled from Suffolk to meet with my wifes family for Sunday lunch so we had hoped for a decent one for a change , and we were not disappointed ..... The staff were very friendly and very professional in there work.Then it was...More

Thank kevin666
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your review today! I am glad you enjoyed our Sunday Roast and look forward to you swinging by when you are next in the area to enjoy them again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I called ahead to the manageress as I was looking for somewhere to overnight in our motorhome. The lady was very accommodating and friendly to my request to park in there car park. I did not eat in the restaurant as we arrived quite late...More

Thank Neil_and_Hazel
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leaving a review, much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a lunch after a nice trip in the countryside. The place has a pleasant feel with nice comfortable seating. We couldn’t really complained about he food and service. The fish and chips meals that we have were excellent and fresh. Well...More

Thank Villa57
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, I'm glad you enjoy the fish and chips! Look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a group of 4 for lunch. Starter was fine but a long wait for main course, when my fish and chips arrived the fish had been cooked but was cool as were the chips, the meal had been cooked earlier and waited for the...More

Thank Rogenroute
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to response to us. If you would like to discuss your visit future at all, please do give us an email. 1907@greeneking.co.uk

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great welcome in the bar taken to the table and ordered a round of drinks.shortly afterwards our waiter took our order which was quite complicated as we chose from 2 different menus. When the food came it looked very good was fresh and piping hot.All...More

Thank David K
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review David, glad you had an enjoyable time with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

GD drinks but lot of people too busy. But always nice ty. Staff alittle rushed but still Xmas time u should expect this. Always made welcome

Thank Kelly O
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review today Kelly! Hope to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the Cowdray Arms last week for lunch with my daughter. Had a lovely meal and was very impressed with our the staff. I asked the staff for recommendations from the menu and there was no pressure to choose from the more expensive...More

Thank Johncyprus
TheCowdrayArmsTeam, Manager at The Cowdray Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time and leaving a review from your visit. Hope to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived to a cool premises dotted with space heaters. Staff enthusiastic but not a visit to repeat. There is no consistency with this brewery and this establishment fails to impress. Our four meals took longer than expected, being that it was very quiet on a...More

Thank Julian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went to the cowdray arms for a birthday evening meal in a party of food. arrived fo a 6pm booking to be told that the table was'nt ready so we sat and waited for about 20mins during this time we were not asked if we...More

Thank philip b
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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$22
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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