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The Gardeners Arms

Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England
+44 1444 892328
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“rice pudding” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England
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1 - 10 of 443 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner here on a Saturday night, the special mushroom and truffle oil pie with mash and green beans was absolutely delicious. The toilets had interesting photos and gardening memorabilia, which was amusing. The one downside were the table next to us outside, who...More

Thank Ddraig_fawr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really wonderful Pplace for lunch. Superb selection of wines. The service is top class and clearly all new starters are very well trained. The interior is really beautiful and it is a great place for special occasions

Thank dont_treatmebad
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for lunch on Wednesday after a long walk around Ardingly antiques fair. It was packed but we managed to find a small table. We ordered at the bar and despite being so busy were served with freshly cooked hot food within 15...More

Thank andyjansy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic pub, great service, amazing food, we went after visiting the antiques fair and found everything superb.. highly recommended..

Thank jk7ngv
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used the Gardener’s Arms for many years, for all of our family occasions. Service has always been good, and the quality of the food was high. However, we visited yesterday lunchtime, for a group of three, including my elderly Mother. The restaurant was...More

1  Thank Paleflier
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Please accept our apologies for giving you cause to post this review on Trip Advisor. We’d really like the chance to look into this matter further. We’d be very grateful if you could copy and paste your review, together with the Public House name and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a meal on Saturday and were met with very friendly staff and shown to a nice table, even though we hadn't booked and it was busy. The menu was good - some strong pub favourites plus more adventurous choices and a...More

Thank Flic M
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to hear that you enjoyed visiting us. We hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice atmosphere for a meal with friends - we were not in a hurry and happy not to be rushed. I was surprised at the cost of a large white wine spritzer and a pint of bitter - over £13 (maybe the definition of...More

Thank GMR_9
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Saturday lunch here - five family, all adults. The old world pub atmosphere here - exposed beams, mind your head, etc. - was very attractive, and although it was full we did not feel crowded. Good varied menu, imaginative without being exotic, and...More

Thank Brian K
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I turned up at 2.15pm, not sure if they were still serving food. The staff were very friendly and efficient. Both our drinks and meal arrived promptly. The fish and chips were beautifully cooked and served. Lovely atmosphere. Will be visiting again...More

Thank TrishPeter T
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

First time visiting the gardeners arms. Was told on the phone when booking, roasts would be available on a Sunday evening. When we arrived we weren’t greeted by anybody, once sat down nobody got us any drinks. As we called over a waiter to order...More

Thank Shannon O
Hall W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Please accept our apologies for giving you cause to post this review on Trip Advisor. We’d really like the chance to look into this matter further. We’d be very grateful if you could copy and paste your review, together with the Public House name and...More

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Response from FelbridgeFilly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I really have no idea - give them a ring!
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Response from nottmmike | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delayed response - l've only just seen your question. It's a very old building and in places narrow, with slightly uneven floors or steps. Therefore l can't guarantee that it would have what you require, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$33
Cuisine
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Ardingly RH17 6TJ, England (Formerly Gardeners Arms Bar & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Ardingly
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 892328
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