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The Old House Inn

) #2 of 6 Restaurants in Copthorne $$ - $$$ , British,
Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
+44 1342 718529
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“hake” (6 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley RH10 3JB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a lovely meal sitting outside as the weather was pleasant enough to do so. Service and food quality all good, what more can you ask for!!

Thank Devon_Chap
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant for dinner on a Saturday evening. The garden area was busy with families and groups of friends. We ate inside and the atmosphere was very pleasant. The first plus point was that the table for two was actually big enough to...More

Thank Julie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to have a quick lunch. Food and staff are good. Handmade burger was very good. The garden was nice. Environment to sit outside

Thank Antoon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very efficient service, friendly and attentive. Food was excellent, we had the roast beef. Unfortunately lost one star rating as incorrect billing was given to us at the end of our visit.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Old House is slightly out of my usual range for a local Sunday lunch, I had been given a gift voucher by a relative last Christmas. The online booking needed to be done a week ahead, but I eventually planned ahead enough. The welcome...More

Thank Clutchslip
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the Old House and it was gorgeous. Beautiful place with a lovely garden. Just stunning. The new head chef clearly knows what he was doing. The pork belly was huge, and delicious! So soft with a beautiful crispy top. The service was friendly...More

1  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The Old House Inn delivers what is expected - reasonable food, good service and comfortable, if a little tired, surroundings. It is much like many other chain-style restaurants, providing a standard and unadventurous menu to passing patrons and local businesses and although all was very...More

Thank stnors
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times , however never again. The service was non existent , didn't seem to be anyone in charge , had to actually get up from our table several times to ask for clean glasses , more wine and condiments for our...More

2  Thank ljcastlenan
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Visited on Friday evening whilst in Surrey at my Sons house. We had dinner which was excellent. The menu is quite small which to me is always a good sign... large menu means "Ping Ping" food to me. So a good start. Everything we had...More

1  Thank HelenDixon
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Just down the road from Copthorne parking. The perfect place to eat before a long drive home. Very attentive landlady. We will make this a place to call each time we land at Gatwick. Good menu would definitely recommend.

1  Thank david n
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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$39
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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