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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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Bat & Ball

Richard, Caroline 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 Friday, 07 December 2018

We had a lovely lunch. The Christmas decorations were outstanding with a real chalet vibe.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

We had lunch in the snug which was a lovely room for a big party . Very good service and delicious food . A great time was had by all of us so thank you .

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

Was our first visit having recently moved into the area and the service and food was impeccable, will absolutely return, thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Ambience, service and food all excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Wonderful atmosphere, warm and welcoming. Good food, great staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Great food and well looked after by the staff

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Booked online the day before our meal and received a confirmation email and a reminder email on the day of the booking. Arrived and was greeted by a very friendly waiter who took us directly to our table in a beautiful setting which is full of charm, warmth and comfort. The service was first class and the food delicious. We didn’t have to wait long for anything and the staff were very attentive without being over attentive. Everyone was very friendly and certainly knew their menus and drinks. I had a steak, and I like it blue. It was cooked to perfection as were all the other meals in our party. The price reflects a restaurant rather than a pub but guess what, it is a restaurant within a pub, with the service to match a restaurant. It is very much different to some other places who can’t work out their identity by charging restaurant prices for pub service and quality. This place knows exactly what they want to provide and sets the bar high. Please don’t misunderstand me, I love pubs and I love restaurants, but I also love to pay the price worthy of the service and product. Service is always my issue in many places but not here. Our party were made to feel special from the moment we arrived, to the moment we left. I love the ethos of this place and I will certainly go back without hesitation. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 November 2018

Great food

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Visited On Friday, 16 November 2018

Wonderful lunch with my daughter. A lovely place for lunch or a longer visit. The burgers were delicious, the beer delightful and the house red perfect. Great atmosphere and superb, friendly service. Thank you so very much.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

Great service. Good meal. 10 out of 10.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Wonderful roast beef dinner

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Perfect Sunday lunch with the family. Food was super, staff attentive and it was warm and friendly. Would highly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

The restaurant & bar staff were excellent in making us feel very welcome and with regular checks we were never waiting long for placing orders for food or drink. The snug provided us with a cosy private room and the whole family had a very memorable evening.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Really lovely personal service with the lady remembering details of our party even when people moved round the table! We were a party of 12 and everyone loved their food particularly the medium rare steaks and delicious puddings! The creme brûlée with berries on the bottom I am still thinking about! Thank you team for making our team meal so relaxing! We all loved it!!

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Visited On Sunday, 04 November 2018

Food cold & burnt and service was non existent

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Richard very helpful to my disabled daughter. Everything is much more enjoyable when people are kind.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 October 2018

We'd pre-ordered a meal for ten - lasagne, cheesy chips and salad. This worked really well for us. The B&B were very accommodating and the staff were very helpful, friendly and efficient. We'd definitely do that again, much easier than trying to get everyone to choose!!

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Visited On Friday, 26 October 2018

Great place great service great food

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Visited On Thursday, 25 October 2018

As good as ever Very friendly and accommodating

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Visited On Thursday, 25 October 2018

Lovely 2nd visit. Food is amazing but the normal menu is very limited for choice. There is no simple chicken dish, and this was the same with the daily special menu and I really struggled to find something to eat. This is my own personal food likes and dislikes so Apart from this it was lovely.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

Enjoyed our meal very much. Lovely relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Will be back ASAP !

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Visited On Friday, 19 October 2018

We had a thoroughly enjoyable lunch with excellent service and will certainly be going again.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

We were very well looked after for a large group. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Lovely evening!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Prices of the wine by the glass quite high. But the wine was lovely!

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