Countryman Inn

Countryman Lane, Shipley, United Kingdom, RH13 8PZ
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Mon to Sat: 11am-3.30pm & 6pm-11pm

Sunday: 11am-5pm & 6.30pm-11pm

Please note that while we try to accomodate every request made, it may not always be possible. In confirming this booking you agree to show due courtesy to the restaurant by advising of status changes such as numbers, late running or cancellation.
Unfortunately, the bar and restaurant are not suitable for very young children - please call us on 01403 741383 to check before booking.

For bookings of 10 persons or more, please call to check availability. We may ask you for a Deposit in such cases.

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About Countryman Inn

The Countryman is surrounded by stunning open countryside set close to the small village of Shipley, the 3,500 acres of farmland owned by the Knepp Castle Estate provides the perfect backdrop for a pub lunch in the beer garden or an evening in front of the fireplace.

Inside you’ll find warming log fires in the winter, and cask conditioned Harvey’s and Organic Horsham ales in the cosy bar, together with over 30 wines from around the world.

As we do not have a dedicated play area or family room with high chairs we apologise if you find our restaurant is not suitable for very young children. However, you are more than welcome to bring your own personal booster seats for younger diners/children.

For Groups of 10 or more please contact Alan on: 01403 741383
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Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Quality food. Good value. Good waiting staff. Outside tables, chairs and benches require face lift.

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Visited On Monday, 15 July 2019

A friend and I enjoyed a very tasty lunch on 15 July. The menu includes several choices of gluten-free starters, mains and desserts, which was essential as my friend is gluten intolerant (coeliac). We will return!

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Great country pub with excellent fish

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Great food as always

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

We had a lovely evening as always , the food was excellent and the service was brilliant

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Visited On Thursday, 27 June 2019

Will be visiting again soon.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Four of us thoroughly enjoyed our time,meal & chat with staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

We booked (necessary) for a Sunday lunch. It was very busy but we didn't wait too long to be served. The food was delicious and fresh. The waitresses were very friendly and helpful. We will definitely return.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Lovely lunch as always, thanks to the team See you in a couple of weeks

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

I think the waitress was new as she got a bit confused with our friends orders. However it didn't spoil our experience. One thing I would mention is that if someone says they don't want vegetables with their scollops then as they are paying it should be accepted, Not be told you have to choose between boiled, mashed or chips and also a veg such as peas, carrots etc. We like coming to the Countryman Inn but you could learn a lot from the Alford Barn at Cranleigh. Good Service is important.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Had a lovely meal and adapted the menu for my wife who is lactose and gluten free it was nice for her to have a desert that wasn’t sorbet

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Service was very good. Very friendly people. Lamb Cassoulet portion size was small.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 June 2019

A great pub with reasonably priced food. The food itself was first rate. My husband especially enjoyed the pork belly. We will no doubt be back. 😀

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Unbeatable

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Visited On Monday, 10 June 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our three-course meals for two. Excellent rib-eye steaks - No need for any sauces as the meat was very tender and tasty on its own account. Generous and sweet portions of vine tomatoes complemented the steaks. Both starters and desserts were good. Harveys beer well kept. Service was friendly and efficient. Comfortable table. Shame about the slight mix-up on the bill right at the end, but that was partly due to my (obviously) not annunciating clearly to the waiting staff and not using my reading glasses when paying by credit card! Have used the Countryman for around twelve years and always had a meal here that was either good or very good. Will definitely be returning later this summer. First time have been asked to submit a review.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Lovely food, great friendly service as always

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Excellent

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Really enjoyed our visit. Lovely setting, food and good service from waiting staff. 4 stars because lamb was slightly chewy, coke expensive and very sweet, landlord didn't acknowledge us on entry to the pub and left us waiting, no happy birthday to my husband who was wearing a badge and I had informed when booking.

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Visited On Friday, 24 May 2019

Excellent food; the steaks in particular are outstanding.

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

Excellent roast and bread and butter pudding was divine. Excellent service, lots of staff serving and all with a smile!

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Visited On Monday, 20 May 2019

Excellent food (with very generous portions!) and good choice of Menu. Hadn't visited here for a while, so really pleased that the high standard has been retained!

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Visited On Friday, 24 May 2019

Thoroughly enjoyable apart from piped jazz music ..not my favourite.

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Visited On Friday, 24 May 2019

Two of us enjoyed a delicious lunch whilst sitting in the sunshine in the pub's garden. Will definitely revisit.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Another lovely meal at this pub.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Our waitress was hard pressed but remained calm and charming throughout.

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