The Sussex Ox

The Sussex Ox Milton Street, Polegate, United Kingdom, BN26 5RL
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Opening Times
Monday to Friday
Open11:30 - 23:00
Food12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
Open11:30 - 23:00
Food12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:00
Sunday
Open 12:00 - 22:30
Food12:00 - 20:00

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Sussex Ox

A country pub with its own organic farm always serving the finest local food and drink.

Cuisine: Locally Sourced
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Pleasant location, tasty food, locally sourced, give it a try and make your own mind up...

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

The Sussex Ox is the best Pub/Restaurant I've had the pleasure to eat and drink for a longtime. They were very accommodating for our party of eight adults and four children under the age of three, highchairs were provided! The Sunday roasts were very tasty and the puddings excellent, I would recommend you book a table today or pop in for a beer or two.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Another great meal in this wonderful country pub. Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

We had an excellent meal. Very good choice on the menu and vegan options that were appreciated. Lovely friendly service.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Great venue, food, drinks and hospitality from the team! Thanks for a superb evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

All round a very enjoyable experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

We were disappointed not to have a table in the garden room which I had requested. No apology was made for this. The waiting staff were efficient but not engaging , we did not feel looked after. Everyone seemed to busy to offer real service.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

We were massively disappointed with our meal. The service was sloppy, the waitresses neglected to clear the dirty plates from our starter before putting our mains on the table. Even after delivering our mains they didn't notice the dirty plates and we had to ask someone to come and take them away. My prosecco was warm, i asked for diet cokeand was given full sugar coke.when i asked if the drink.was riet the wsitress replied "i havemt chevked but it probably is! The waiter knocked my drink over, one of the waitresses tassles from her sleeve was dragged through my dinner, our food was lukewarm, my lamb was fatty and unapetising, we had to specially request to see the ice cream menu and it was only as the table next to us had been shown it that we knew there even was an ice cream menu. One if the waitresses was stroking a dog at the table next to us which seems highly unhygenic when dealing with food. To pay £85 for some bread, 3 roast dinners and drinks us extortionate given the poor service and poor quality if the food. We will not be going back.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Even on Father's day the service was still good.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Waitress was welcoming and nice, food was really good and nice selection of local drinks.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

It's a pleasure being back after a time away. Great atmosphere and electric service with great tasting food to boot. Brilliant will be back more often.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

I love your food but quite often think that a dish could benefit from one less component.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Nice food and excellent t scenery

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Its was fabulous

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Great East Sussex Pub🙌

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Lovely pub, great garden. Steak was outstanding

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Visited On Thursday, 30 May 2019

Very disappointing. The local in season asparagus was wooden with no flavour, not sure what the white foam was nor why the addition of orange segments? Likewise why did the whitebait have a chunk of dry/grilled Lime? The service was very slow and inattentive given how quiet the restaurant was.

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Visited On Monday, 27 May 2019

Drinks selection, location and setting were all brilliant. The quality of the food is all that let the experience down. The service was a little slow but the staff were polite. For this place to be exceptional, we recommend some consideration being given to the quality of the food being served - some over-cooked/basic flavours...some simple improvements will make a significant difference to the experience people have here! As mentioned, location, drink selection and general setup was impressive. Would only return if improvements were made to quality of food.

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

A very welcoming and warm vibe as soon as you step through the door. The staff are great and nothing is too little for them to do. The food was exceptional and the selection of drinks just right. We can’t wait to go back and visit!

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

The best lamb I have had, delicious.

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

My guess is that the beef herd was previously for shoes, belts and wallets. The strips were thin and tough...apparently sliced thin in the morning then cooked later...errr..why !?? Maybe sliced with a power blade. Tough and nasty. The lamb also thin sliced gray and dead of flavour. How to spoil a lamb leg? Ask the Ox. SUCH a dissapointment after the fuss of the website and all that waffle about their ancient herds. Leather herds and bad cooking. Nice garden and left a good tip for decent service but you will go for eating right? Soooo: DON'T BOTHER

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Visited On Sunday, 26 May 2019

A lovely place to visit, location superb, and a very happy experience once again - we've been many times.

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

Don't really have any comments

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

Good meal, amazing burger 👌

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

Lovely evening and well worth a visit. We were on holiday from Scotland but would certainly go again if back in the area.

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