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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
  • Outside Seating Area
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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, 14 October 2018

Simply the best Sunday lunch we've ever had. Not cheap but well worth it for the superb quality of the food and the delightful setting. Great service too. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Always great food

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Always excellent. Congratulations on your Michelin entry. You deserve at least one star, although we don't want you to be so popular that we can't make a booking! We especially appreciated the warm and friendly service which created a relaxed environment in which to enjoy our utterly delicious food. Keep up the good work. We will return.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

We enjoyed our meal for four people. Three adults had rib eye steaks - and for the money we were charged for those steaks they were certainly not adequate size. We visit steak restaurants in London all the time and for the same money you get given a much bigger size steak.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Excellent steak & ale pie with lovely winter veg. The haddock, smashed peas and tartar were super too. Very friendly, helpful service. Great way to spend a lunchtime. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

The food was great, and we had a lovely time. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Just great. Everyday food prepared to the highest standards. Why can't all food be like this?

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

We enjoyed a very pleasant evening in lovely surroundings. We will be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

The service was poor - we had to get up and order drinks and we our pudding order never got taken so we gave up and went home (having got up and asked for the bill!). The food was decent but nothing in the outstanding range

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 October 2018

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 October 2018

fantastic service, amazing food everytime i go! staff are very attentive and welcoming

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Visited On Monday, 01 October 2018

The nicest steak and ale pie I have had for a long time. The light bites are also delicious if you do not want a full blown starter.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Have recently been recommended to this pub in the last few months ( only lived in the area for 18 months.) now it seems to be one of our favourites! Well done team

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Exceptional food. The only thing better than the food was the service. Never had better. A real joy from start to finish.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Excellent food. Best in the area.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Excellent. As it always is. Our favourite place. Thank you. X

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Visited On Monday, 24 September 2018

Lovely lunch celebrating our 35th Anniversary never been before just found on line as we had to be near Gatwick and we were so pleased we found you. The staff were amazing didnt hurry us a lot of choice and my steak was really good as was my husbands cod. We force a pudding down as well and so glad we did.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

The best ginger and toffee sauce we have ever tasted.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Had a delicious roast lunch here on Sunday - attentive staff and lovely surroundings. Will definitely come here again

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Great meal, great environment. One of the best pubs in Sussex.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Fantastic food and great wine list.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Requested an intimate table and it was provided!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Amazing pub can not fault anything!!!

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

Lovely place

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

Another great evening at The Cat. Lovely food and very helpful and friendly staff. Always very welcoming to us and our dog.

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