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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%
Travellers talk about
“hake” (6 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

1  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
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Staff brilliant from start to finish.. Sardia for check-in and welcome, Luke behind the bar, Lexi in the restaurant and Tania on departure. Room wonderful - nothing lacking. Food excellent and value for money. Locals welcoming in a well laid out decor with blend of...More

1  Thank cjw020852
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were a large family of thirteen here for lunch on Easter Saturday. The restaurant was lovely with lots of nooks and crannies. The service was attentive and welcoming especially to the five children we had with us. The restaurant was situated in a sizeable...More

1  Thank CarolWestSussex
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went here on Saturday to meet a friend for a catch up. The staff member behind the bar was very welcoming and friendly. The waiting staff were very helpful - food was delicious. Will return

1  Thank mekc115
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We are regulars for refined food for special family occasions or this time we popped in for a pint and a burger - perfect lovely thick burger. Can't beat it, always a friendly welcome.

Thank MartinHandy
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Since the suns been out, this has been my favourite pub to sit in... the garden is large with lots of seating yet you're not sat on top of those next to you! Loads of space for the kids to play with a ball or...More

Thank wilmalove
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Katie A
I'm looking to a hold wedding dinner for 28-10-16 for 16 people. Can you help. Also how many rooms fo you have free for the night before to attend wedding following day then come back to you for reception please. Thanks Chellie Sutcliffe
26 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
Do uhave an online menu?
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$ 19 - US$ 38
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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