The Cat Inn

North Lane , West Hoathly, United Kingdom, RH194PP
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Monday to Saturday - 12noon to 11.30pm
Sunday 12noon to 5pm.

Food is served:
Lunch
Monday to Thursday 12noon to 2pm
Friday to Sunday 12 noon to 2.30pm
Dinner
Monday to Thursday 6pm to 9pm
Friday and Saturday 6pm to 9.30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Outdoor Seating
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About The Cat Inn

Cat Inn is a 16th century free house, with four bedrooms, set in the picturesque village of West Hoathly, a hilltop village set in the heart of the Sussex countryside. It is in within easy distance from the towns of East Grinstead and Haywards Heath and only 25 minutes from Gatwick Airport.
Our food is cooked to order, using fresh, seasonal and where possible locally sourced ingredients. Our menus change on a regular basis and we also offer a small selection of seasonal specials on a daily basis.
We welcome children over the age of 7.
Dogs are welcome in the "pub" area of the Cat, they are not permitted in the dining room.

Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

great service, great food, lovely setting, fantastic pub

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Visited On Thursday, 12 March 2020

Always a great place to eat or drink. We should do it more often.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Can be a little noisy if seated near the service/bar area. Superb food and service. In the very short time we have known of its existence, have been back six times!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Food was 5 star 💫 absolutely fabulous, thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

The roast beef was amazing, so lean and perfectly cooked

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Excellent dinner on Friday night. So good in fact we came back for lunch on Saturday!!!!

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Visited On Thursday, 27 February 2020

Such a lovely setting, we had the most amazing meal.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

It’s always excellent and deserves all the plaudits it receives.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Our first visit to The Cat Inn and certainly not our last! A cheery welcome was followed the sight of a comfortable pub with a fire in the grate. The service was friendly and well informed about the drinks and menu available. Well, the food was amazing! A very high standard of cooking and an excellent choice of food on the menu and specials board. To be recommended.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Just perfect again

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 February 2020

All great as usual, much enjoyed by our Berlin friend ! He especially liked the lighting effects.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Excellent - as ever!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

There is nothing bad to say about this excellent pub. The fish and chips are another level. Beautifully cooked fish and crispy chips and so creatively presented. I just wish I didn’t have to drive for one hour to get there!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Great weekend lunch with warm genuine hospitality

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

My friend and are are regular visitors to the Cat Inn. The food is usually very good but, on this occasion, my friend's meal was below it's normal standard. However, her comments were relayed to the manager and dealt with promptly and satisfactorily. These things happen and it's how they're dealt with that results in return in the future. We will be returning!

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Excellent

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Delicious!

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Fabulous meal with a great friend. Waiter was friendly, funny and professional. Will be back soon.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Always great food and friendly service

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

Always the best team and best food

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Food at the cat is amazing

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Apart from courgette fritters the meal was excellent.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

We were very well looked after, on a very busy lunch service.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Sadly, simply appalling service - incredibly slow, disinterested and almost rude from the lady in charge - made our special Valentine's Day lunch a real disappointment. Food as good as ever - but this service is absolutely unacceptable

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

One of our favourite places to eat. Super food, service and atmosphere. We will be back again soon. First class and highly recommended

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