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The Red Lion Chelwood Gate

Red Lion Lewes Road | Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7DE, England
+44 1825 740836
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish cakes” (12 reviews)
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British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Red Lion Lewes Road | Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7DE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nicely situated in Ashdown Forest, inside is bright and airy, the beer garden large enough and tables spaced out. Popped in for midweek lunch and was fairly busy, which is a good sign. Me: fishfinger sandwich, chunky chips; wife: fishcakes. Both plates were generous in...More

Thank Max_Deacon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like a pub, but is a restaurant really - not a pub feel to the place. Having said that, it looks good and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We had a Sunday roast which is not the easiest for restaurants to get...More

1  Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is delicious and has a great twist on traditional dishes. The macaroni cheese spring rolls are well worth a try! Peter went above and beyond to accommodate and look after us, making us feel so welcome. We'll definitely be back when in...More

1  Thank 04ems
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in today with my family after a long county walk. We were all really happy with the lovely food, all really well done and generous portions! There was a lovely atmosphere and all the staff were very friendly and welcoming! I would recommend the...More

1  Thank Naomi23490
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in a nearby Hotel we decided to eat out at a local Pub. One of our party opted for the Red Lion. Roomy, a modern twist on an old Pub, plain but smart decor, this pub was a revelation! Buzzy, lots of locals, roomy...More

1  Thank Peter d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited The Red Lion on a Saturday lunchtime with family. The place has undergone a massive refurbishment since I last came (years and years ago) - it's now modern and bright with a lovely, big garden which would be perfect for drinking a g&t...More

1  Thank Melissa36_90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited for a saturday evening meal - i am told by the locals a lot of work has been done to the pub to bring it to it's current high standard - the staff & food are of a high standard - lovely garden as...More

2  Thank Dominic K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch as it was the half way point on our walk from horsted keynes. The food was wholesome and the portions large. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Nelinworld
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say, this has to be the most disappointing pub I have been to in a long time. Firstly it would be great if the chef remembered what is included with each meal, whilst a small thing but when they say bacon...More

4  Thank Tonych224
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My partner booked us a table for dinner. Very good food! Despite being busy the food came out quickly and was just delicious. Complements to the chef on 14 april.

2  Thank Makeisha B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red Lion Lewes Road | Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 740836
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