The Bat & Ball

The Bat & Ball, Newpound Lane, Billingshurst, United Kingdom, RH140EH
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Opening Information

We will be open 7 days a week
Bar open for coffee and drinks 12-11

Lunch Monday-Saturday 12-6
Dinner Monday- Saturday 6-9
On Sundays we serve our delicious Sunday roast in addition to an array of seasonal dishes 12-6

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Bat & Ball

Richard, Caroline, Dan and their team look forward to welcoming you to The Bat and Ball.
Set in the heart of the Sussex countryside we serve seasonal dishes in a relaxed and welcoming setting. Their bar boasts a great selection of real ales alongside a carefully selected wine list and soft drink selection and is a great place to enjoy a light bite in front of an open fire.

Alternatively dine from the a la carte menu showcasing dishes carefully selected by Head Chef Chris Upton.

The Bat & Ball will also offer the ideal location for weddings, private parties, special occasions and other celebratory affairs. The surrounding grounds and gardens will all be available to hire and the pub itself has a number of private areas that are perfect for office lunches and dinners.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 23 January 2020

Lovely atmospheric and excellent service

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Everything was perfect ! We had family over from Poland and they enjoyed their lunch very much as did my friends. However I think there could be an improvement on the farewell as we left the pub. No one said thank you or goodbye and we did spend a lot of money in there that day. Other than that it was superb!

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Very pleased to see a number of vegan options on the menu however the prices did seem a little more expensive than similar places I have visited. Great staff and a lovely warm friendly atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

We have been before but we brought friends this time and we were all very happy with our lunch. The only small problem was difficulty parking which apparently was due to the auction house having a sale, so tricky for you to monitor.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Our experience on Tuesday night was nowhere as good as previous visits and disappointing for the first timers.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Delicious lunch, with excellent service.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Fabulous food

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Food wasn’t as good as previous I’m afraid.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Lively atmosphere and great food and price

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

The Staff were very attentive but not intrusive. Food excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Lovely pub with really relaxing warm ambience

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Always the same, great staff and food and atmosphere, all the way from Guildford I come here, second home😜

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

As ever, the food, service & ambience were impeccable. Such a friendly & welcoming place where the food is amazing matching the service

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Superb New Years Eve dinner/evening. Steak was cooked to perfection - delicious. Thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

The sharing platters at New Year was a good idea. However we thought the starter one was thin. And putting the cheese and desserts on one platter did not work at all. On a positive note the steaks we had were spot on.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

We had a family Christmas get together (8 of us). It was our first visit. The place was packed, very popular. It was a really good atmosphere and the service was great. The food was average/good overall. Prices were commensurate with the type of venue and dish choice. I would recommend for families.

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Always welcoming. Great service and gorgeous food. It was busy but all staff worked in a calm and professional manner. Our visitors that came along with us mentioned how quaint and beautiful the setting was. Always a fav in my book! Thank you, we will be back again soon.

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Had a fab time,nice food and very pleasant and helpful staff. A lovely venue. Will use again

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Lovely family lunch. Perfect setting.

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

We always have a delicious meal at the Bat and Ball. The atmosphere was buzzing and the pub decorated beautifully. Service was faultless.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Great food

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Lovely food, lovely atmosphere, but very surprised at the price of wine!! Our local, is very smart and owned by Chris Evans and the wine isn’t £9.50 a glass! Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Family of 9, we had a good table, quick service so didn’t have to wait long for our food. The starters were great especially the soup, fabulous, & very tasty. all meals were hot! All the staff were friendly & happy. Highly recommend. 😊

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

A wonderful evening enjoyed by the whole family. Excellent food and drink with fast and speedy service. The atmosphere was truly enjoyable.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

Lovely evening, lovely food, unfortunately my Monkfish was slightly overcooked, however everything else was fabulous! Thanks 😊

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