Limes Restaurant

67 High Street, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, United Kingdom, RH16 2HN
Critics Review 8/10
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 16:30; 18:30 - 21:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 16:30

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Accommodation
  • Business Lunch
  • Gluten Free Available

About Limes Restaurant

Limes Restaurant & Rooms is situated on the High Street of the historic and picturesque village of Lindfield in West Sussex.
Our cuisine is British with the occasional Asian influences, reflecting the origins of our chef-owner, Patcharee. Only the freshest seasonal ingredients are used, locally sourced wherever possible, delivered daily to the restaurant and expertly prepared by Patcharee and her team.

We pride ourselves in having the flexibility to cater to those with special dietary needs. Just let us know at the time of booking and we will provide menu selections to meet your requirements.
We are open from Tuesday to Saturday for Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner, also on Sunday for Sunday Lunch and Afternoon Tea.

We also hold a popular Gluten Free Vegetarian feast night on the second Thursday of each month.

Afternoon Tea is served Tuesdays to Sundays, from 2:30pm until 4:30 pm

Cuisine: British, Afternoon Tea, Bistro, Brunch, Cafe, Dessert, Sunday Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Smart Casual,Casual
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Critics Review
The perfect countryside retreat!
8/10
Limes of Lindfield is an elegant, small restaurant in the heart of the picturesque village of Lindfield, situated in West Sussex – forty minutes north of Brighton. It has a relaxed and stylish feel about it and very friendly staff. I was welcomed with a warm hello and seated at the bright bay window seat which was great for people-watching along the pretty tree-lined high street of Lindfield. Limes of Lindfield is an elegant, small restaurant in the heart of the picturesque village of Lindfield, situated in West Sussex – forty minutes north of Brighton. It has a relaxed and stylish feel about it and very friendly staff. I was welcomed with a warm hello and seated at the bright bay window seat which was great for people-watching along the pretty tree-lined high street of Lindfield. We started by ordering a couple of their American-style pale ales. All the beer and ale they had to offer was locally sourced (along with most of their other alcoholic beverages). We chose one from The Long Man brewery which we didn’t regret! It was light and refreshing, perfect for a humid afternoon. The lunch menu had a couple of options for a two or three course meal at either £14.95 or £16.95. Alternatively, you could have any main course for £12.95 or choose from their ‘Quick Bites’ menu which includes homemade soup and pork belly sandwich with chips (prices from £3.50-7.50). We couldn’t turn down such a great deal so with our hungry appetites that afternoon we went for the three courses! I liked the simplicity of the menu; you aren’t bombarded with too many choices which I think shows a good sign of refinement and quality. There was a tasty choice of vegetarian options too, they have monthly Vegetarian Feast Nights so they definitely know how to cook vegetables in an innovative way.
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Visited On Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Set lunch menu - excellent food and good value

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

I think some nice artisan bread would be better for the toast rather than the sliced white bread...

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Thank you for a lovely afternoon tea - it was the first time i've managed to get a vegan scone and cream!

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Good food, well served, a very nice evening!

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

I asked for a private table due to hearing problems. The guy guided us to a perfect table. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Thank you. We’ll be returning.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Great restaurant, food was first class.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Crab mouse needs bread or toast, spoilt with cheese straws.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

We went to a Vegan Taster Menu with some non-vegan friends who were also very impressed with the food and drink. It was liberating not having to chose what to eat and there was no shortage of tempting morsels and mains. I would happily go again

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

Excellent dinner at The Limes with friends, the best I've had there to date. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because one of our party was brought the wrong starter - this was soon rectified and we all had a lovely evening.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

It was a lovely evening with fantastic food. The wines from Southdown Cellars were, as always, delicious and well-matched to the food.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

The meal was very enjoyable and the wine pairing very interesting. The service was great and the wine guy really knew his stuff! I originally saw an advert on Facebook for the gluten free vegan Thai evening. I am gluten free and sometimes find it hard to find food I can enjoy. I would gladly go again. I would like to try the Japanese evening but I'm not sure it would be gluten free.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Cosy restaurant on the High Street, which was quite empty for Sunday lunch, in fact we were one of just four tables. Sadly, this meant little atmosphere as not even any background music which meant everyone could overhear each others conversations. Starter of Prawn and Crab mouse was average at best and didn't come with the cheese straws as advertised, although we wasn't told this until the food arrived. Sunday Roast was an improvement although we had to ask for extra gravy and sauces, polite and friendly service but considering how empty it was the service wasn't very attentive and we had to keep trying to get the waitress attention. Bill was approx £28 each for starter and roast dinner and bottled water which we felt was expensive for what it was. That said, I would perhaps give the restaurant a try again one evening.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

Another delicious meal at Limes, the food and service is always outstanding.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

We’ve had two fantastic family Sunday roasts at The Limes. Great portions, great value and the vegan options were fantastic. We will definitely be coming back and have been recommending to all my friends 😀

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Beautifully presented and tasty food. Very attentive friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Great place for brekkie

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 July 2019

We'll definitely be coming back! The food was delicious and creative and the service was impeccable (loved how passionate the host was about the wine). Would highly recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Good value and delicious breakfast.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

a Wonderful and delighted surprise - great food - the fusion twist was awesome

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

We had an amazing afternoon tea at Limes. The service was exemplary, really friendly, helpful team. The food was exceptional and I would definitely come again . Great place !

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Very delicious birthday brunch!

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

I am on a healthy eating plan and thus went for the minute steak with a larger salad and no chips. The steak and accompanying sauce was tasty but the salad appeared to be straight out of a bag - lettuce and leaves : boring and tasteless - not what I expected from this usually very good restaurant. Excellent waitress service x

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Fantastic food & plenty of it ! Great to be able to eat all the dishes on offer,that's not always possible when one is vegetarian/vegan. I think the background music could be improved so as to create a better atmosphere, not keen on jazz. While the aircon. was welcome at first, it did get rather chilly later on. Would have liked some alcohol free suggestions for the drink pairing to cater for drivers/abstainers.However overall we had a lovely evening enjoying all the many dishes, a great birthday treat !

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Excellent meal, pleasant cosy surroundings, very good service, definitely worth a return visit

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Your vegan feast night was a delight and very good value. Thank you.

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