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
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
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.
We enjoyed a late lunch and staff were friendly and, on the whole, attentive (despite ordered item never arrived, despite having politely asking a couple of times). It was, however, removed from the bill. The food came quickly and tasted good! It was my mum’s birthday and I had asked if a little candle could be placed in the dessert. It never happened, but that’s ok. Lovely environment for our children to observe and enjoy. The pond went down well! Note for future: we love hot horseradish sauce. The one we had wasn’t at all hot. Be great if you had one a little hotter for roast beef!
Fantastic place, well selected local food hosted by attentive, friendly and efficient staff. Atmosphere was perfect if you like something clean, rustic and welcoming. Firepits burning in the courtyard were great for a cool autumn evening.
Really lovely evening. Great service and fabulous food
Fabulous afternoon, staff bubbly and polite, great table outside and good social distancing arrangements. Oh... the food was great too!! Thank you xx
Extremely friendly and efficient staff. Good quality food. Always feel welcome.
Really good experience given the current conditions, very friendly staff, A would recommend
Excellent food,excellent service.
Very friendly and helpful staff and excellent food that is good value. Very pleasant location
Great experience in every way !
Staff are always very polite and helpful. Nice to see a couple of new dishes on the menu as we are frequent customers. The monk fish was delicious. Would like to see a bit more variety for vegetarians.
Always such a lovely atmosphere at the Bat & Ball and consistently delicious food. Definitely the best local in the area.
Very friendly attentive satff. Covid aware with all necessary precautions in place.
Everyone was friendly. They were very prepared for my gluten free lactose free diet.
Consistently high quality
Excellent arrangements, very warm welcome, great menus, delicious lunch. Altogether a great tonic ....
Friendly efficient staff, great food, lovelt atmosphere sitting outside and felt safe without being stilted and odd.
I adore the Bat and Ball. They have the social distancing thing all sorted and working. Friendly staff and great atmosphere. The abundance of sparkly fairy lights and flowers make it a special place.
Very enjoyable visit as always We were regulars before the Virus and will be regulars again
Staff just lovely and I know it’s difficult times so well done Bat and Ball. My superfood salad was lovely but the extra chicken I ordered was a let down. Didn’t need to be breaded and was thin and tough. No coating needed just succulent chicken would’ve been very welcome. Service impeccable! We are local, have been here many times and will be back!
Service was brilliant, very fast and friendly staff. Lovely setting and atmosphere. Would definitely return
Great atmosphere with excellent service from the staff and good food.
Poor service - slow and when told the chicken was not cooked properly after the waiter asked how the food was, he just said ‘oh’. Food was dry
Great as always....
All staff members were so attentive . Amazing customer service and made us feel really valued . Food was wonderful and the firepits outside was a brilliant touch and created a really beautiful atmosphere . We will definitely be back
Great location, appearance and staff. Marred a little by the coffees arriving about 30 minutes before the desserts (which I think had been forgotten about.) But in the main, mostly perfect