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The Fountain Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Ashurst $$ - $$$ , British,
The Village | The Village, Ashurst, West Sussex, Ashurst BN44 3AP, England
+44 1403 710219
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (11 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Village | The Village, Ashurst, West Sussex, Ashurst BN44 3AP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have never been here before but as we were in Steyning at the weekend , decided to try this local haunt. What a great find , helped by the glorious sunshine the gardens provide a tranquil setting with a small lake at the side with...More

Thank Karl T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having had a very good roast here before we were very disappointed with the roast today. The food was luke warm, roast potatoes hard and Yorkshire puddings were burnt. It was very busy today with Classic Cars on display and music. I don't think they...More

Thank kegs192
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this restaurant for Sunday lunch with members of my family. We ordered starters and mains. The starters arrived reasonably quickly and were ok. However, we then waited st least half an hour for our main meals. When they arrived, my father in law's...More

1  Thank 161isabellep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the Function Menu we had chosen and pre booked a Ploughman's Buffet supper for 17 people, plus use of the skittle alley. In the event no form of buffet meal was produced, just 'sharing' (for two) plates of cheese, salad and bread, delivered 45...More

4  Thank cbf8t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The vegetarian meal I had on the Monday was so brilliant that I had it again three days later. However, the second time, possibly it was a different chef, the same meal was made up of different ingredients (this time potatoes and not sweet potatoes...More

2  Thank Norma L L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely pub, hadn't been hear for many years, the pub is an old traditional pub, the gardens are lovely with a great little fenced off pond (so safe for kids), there is an outbuilding with veranda over looking the pond for functions, a...More

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here and enjoyed our food in the lovely garden. Plenty of umbrellas to keep you cool. Pretty pond. Aside from the main menu there is a specials board and also bar snacks on offer. The pub has real character and would be great...More

Thank Josie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent as always it's a real oldie worldy pub full of wonderful character! Lots of outside space to sit! The staff are very friendly and accommodating we will be back 😘

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here with some friends for dinner and sat outside. Good menu, good food too, but ambitiously priced for a pub. £14.00 for a burger is way too much. Service was efficient and courteous. We ordered a bottle of Rose, and were shocked at...More

Thank JohnMilson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has history being 500 years old and connections with Lord Oliver and Paul McCartney. Inside there are oak beams everywhere and a massive inglenook fireplace. Outside there are well kept gardens with ducks on a pond, perfect for a summer day. The menu...More

1  Thank sussexsojourner
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Maureen G
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Jennifer C
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but plenty of accommodation around, as not far from Horsham, Steyning, Worthing, Brighton etc
21 November 2015|
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Response from Andy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do allow dogs within the bar areas only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Village | The Village, Ashurst, West Sussex, Ashurst BN44 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Ashurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 710219
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