We will be open 7 days a week
Bar open for coffee and drinks 12-11
Light bites menu available 3-6
Lunch Monday-Saturday 12-3
Dinner Monday- Saturday 6-9
On Sundays we serve our delicious Sunday roast in addition to an array of seasonal dishes 12-6
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Bat & Ball
Richard, Caroline and their team are very much looking forward to welcoming you from the 1st October. Following an amazing two and half years running Haywards Restaurant at Hurtwood Park, they are extremely excited to be re launching as The Bat & Ball Country Pub and Haywards Restaurant.
Set in the heart of the Sussex countryside they will be serving 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 in the restaurant and enjoy the a la carte menu showcasing dishes carefully selected by Head Chef Adam.
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.
We had a thoroughly enjoyable lunch with excellent service and will certainly be going again.
We were very well looked after for a large group. Thank you
Prices of the wine by the glass quite high. But the wine was lovely!
Great day Lots of sunshine Great food Great wine Wonderful service
Lovely lunch although not sure why we ended up stuck in a corner when the pub wasn’t overly busy. Such a shame but I guess being only 2 that’s only to be expected.
Thank you so much for such a lovely meal on Sunday. Special thanks too for accommodating our coeliac child and cooking his pizza for him. He’s already asked can we go back!! So I have no hesitation in recommending you and we certainly will be back. We will even tell our non local friends about your camping too! Thank you all again. Clare, Darren & wee Jack Piggot Ps: very much worth the drive from Partridge Green!
We visited the Bat and Ball for the first time last evening and were given a warm welcome..We enjoyed excellent food and service in a great atmosphere. Very friendly and professional staff. Highly recommended and can't wait to go back again soon! My Daughter and Son-in-Law have tonight booked a table to celebrate their Wedding Anniversary there early next Friday evening whilst we babysit for them!! Ha ha.
Great all round, lovely Sunday lunch
The chicken supreme and the amb shoulder was lovely but the greens with the lamb were a bit too heavily seasoned. The apple dessert was also very nice but the custard on top was a bit runny. We look forward to our next meal with you. Thank you.
Excellent food Excellent service especially from Joe. Fabulous atmosphere
You were all excellent....thank you
All was very good except maybe some of the drinks were a bit expensive. That is probably a good thing because it stops us from drinking too much. We will definitely be back.
Meaning to come here for ages. So glad we did! Looking forward to see ending the Autumn/winter months here
Amazing friendly staff
Great service, food, atmosphere and value for money
The service was very friendly & competent, food (roasts) were excellent - overall a very happy experience!
Lovely food, friendly service.
Friendly,welcoming, jolly staff. Last visited 19 years ago and what a dramatic , wonderful change in decor! Will defiantly visit again!
Have been here a few times and food and service is always good.
‘They travelled from Canada and it was worth it’ seriously, friends of ours from Canada saw a photo I had posted from another visit for Sunday lunch at The Bat & Ball and rang us to book a table for their visit. The meal and service are literally 2nd to none. All our meals were delicious and well the Yorkshire Puddings are supremely tasty. Would recommend to all.
Keep doing it the same as your staff are exemplary and a true asset to your already fabulous business. We look forward to our next visit every time!! Congrats on a winning formula!! Clive & Sophie Lauren x
Excellent service, great food.
Hi Caroline, thank you ever so much and your colleagues for all your hard work yesterday! We had a wonderful afternoon and everyone was raving about the Afternoon Tea and Cakes 😊 Everything was perfect! Many thanks again, Georgina.