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
Price point:
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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Very polite waiting staff - couldn’t fault the service or the food

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Excellent Saturday afternoon meal. Such a lovely pub to visit with great atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Visited On Friday, 13 March 2020

The pub has been decorated very tastefully and is extremely welcoming. Our food has always been of great quality. Staff are friendly and efficient.

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Visited On Friday, 13 March 2020

Loved The Bat and Ball and we will be back ! We met friends for lunch and had a fab time. The food was wonderful and the staff very friendly and welcoming

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 March 2020

I love this pub . Great food ,great cocktails ,great staff ,great atmosphere, awesome building .

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Good food, lovely local pub with attentive staff

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Great place to go and eat, really looking forward to spending some summer evenings there, it's a very welcoming place. The food was fab, service by Holly excellent as always.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Lovely meal, great service but very empty so not much atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Very enjoyable Sunday lunch. Good menu with excellent vegetarian options for one of our family group. Service was good and the barman provided good chat and showmanship as he mixed our pre-lunch drinks.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Lovely lunch excellent service and the food was amazing. Well done ! Thank you !

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Great lunch with good food and excellent staff. Will certainly return soon. Morgan

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Lovely food and atmosphere. Highly reccomend

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Lovely pub, delicious food and great staff!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Another excellent Sunday lunch and great service! We were a group of 17 and booked way in advance. Caroline and her team were very accommodating and ensured we all sat together and were well looked after.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Lovely setting, great meal.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Excellent birthday lunch for my daughter yesterday.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Great dinner as always. But particular shout out for the superb dairy free banana cake and dairy free toffee sauce. It was so good. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

A lovely meal with excellent service, will be back!

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Visited On Friday, 28 February 2020

Always very consistant.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 February 2020

Great food, atmosphere & setting. Thank you too for your friendly service.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 February 2020

The restaurant was extremely smokey when we arrived and one of our three meals arrived at least 15 minutes after the other 2. Not our best visit but we will be back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 February 2020

As always very good meal. My Ribeye steak from Knepp was excellent. See you again soon

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

Lovely food and staff. We will be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

It would have been 5 stars all round but I'm afraid that I was disappointed that the waitress got our order wrong. We ordered three fish and chips and one pie - so not very complicated and fair enough mistakes happen. But when I explained that 2 of us weren't prepared to eat 15 minutes ahead of the rest of the group (this was a special family meal) she offered to put the meals back under the heat. I asked her not to do this as 15 minutes (the time she gave) under a heat lamp would ruin the meals. I asked instead that the 2 meals were remade with the rest of the order and she agreed to do this. However this did not happen and the 2 previous meals were left under the heat lamp and re-served. I could tell because the little gravy on my pie had a skin on, as did the mash potato and the meat in my pie was very dry. I didn't want to cause a scene so i asked the waitress for some gravy, which she provided. But my meal was dried out and disappointing. The waitress did provided complimentary coffees without hesitation which was a nice gesture and overall the staff were polite and very friendly. I will chalk this up to a one-off and we will try again as if the order had been correct and the food not reheated it would have been lovely.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

A warm welcome and great atmosphere, excellent food and lovely venue. We will certainly be back

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