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The Old House Inn

Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
+44 1342 718529
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hake” (7 reviews)
“roast beef” (12 reviews)
“scotch egg” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here last night, turned up without a booking was seared right away at a nice table, food was excellent, service the same, a bit pricey but you get what you pay for, would definitely recommend to anyone

1  Thank Danny W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stopped over before my flight in the morning. The staff and fellow customers have been so friendly and helpful I wish this was my local. I would highly recommend this place. Had their burger for dinner too... top class 😋

1  Thank Vilma41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very helpful the restaurant food was good and hotel very convenient to airport. Best in area.

Thank floursugar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub , staff and food ! We had the ribeye steak , beautifully cooked . Dessert was the most delicious pannacotta . So pleased we discovered this beautiful pub . Will definitely be back with the rest of the family . Thanks for a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Great friendly and helpful staff. Menu has wonderful originality without excess. Calamari good. Duck salad really good. Fish and chips to remember. A really creative menu and a rustic feel friendly interior. Good value as well.

1  Thank woftam1
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I stayed at the Old House Inn with my brother and sister-in-law who had arrived at Gatwick from California. We had chosen this hotel from the Internet without any recommendations but were entranced by the quaint feel of the place when we first saw it...More

1  Thank Jane K
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Downright awful stay away, waitress lovely, food disgusting, items on bill you haven't had & service charges, shocking, did all get removed in the end, but would never go back an have let a fair amount of colleagues know about it. Get a manager in...More

4  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Having read the reviews on this restaurant I decided to book dinner for a group of friends meeting up from around the world. What a disappointment. Rude and abrupt staff from the outset so I was already regretting my choice of restaurant. The food was...More

2  Thank OOOAlliOOO
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The room was better this time, same as last one but different location, nearer the main door. Dinner and breakfast was excellent and the staff, Jenny, Polly and Luke were awesome. Worth a visit.

Thank Kenneth_Smith
Reviewed 15 April 2018

When I received an invitation for The Old House Inn, my first thoughts were, hope it has improved 100% since last time. I ate there in 2013. Well it definitely has, we were a group of 50 for a two course meal. They were well...More

Thank furnacegreen
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Katie A
27 July 2016|
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Response from MJGT | Reviewed this property |
So sorry-just seen this question. I'm afraid that I have only written a review of this pub, not work there. It was very sweet though. Good luck with your wedding plans. Melanie.
sally 21
24 November 2015|
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Response from 123AlexBee | Reviewed this property |
Yes BUT it is only a guide as it changes daily. The only way to find out for that day is to telephone them 01342 718529.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$73
Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley  >  Copthorne
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 718529
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Offering country pub dining in a secluded setting, The Old House Inn serves classic British cuisine in a beautiful decor. Championing the finest local, natural produce, The Old House menu offers pub classics, as well as some creative and seasonal recipes and a bar stocked with fine wines and cask ales. Children are always welcome at The Old House Inn and we even have a kids play area in our garden. The Old House has received a Dinner award and 4 Stars Silver for its accommodation by the AA and is part of 'Pub group of the year 2016' by the Good Pub Guide.
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