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 Saturday, 17 August 2019

Fantastic evening , food and service were great , we will be back

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

We had a great meal, the steak was incredible! The pudding was larger than I was expecting (the chocolate mousse) and I couldn’t finish it all. It was also a little too sweet, so it was very rich. Overall the experience was very good.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Beautiful pub and one of our favourite places to eat. The dinner was delicious and the pud even better! Friendly service, gorgeous views so we had the perfect eve.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Great setting and building, attentive and friendly staff, lovely food. Will definitely visit again.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

First time we have been here, we will be going back great location, good food nice selection and all the staff were happy and friendly. Good atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Excellent meal and lovely service. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Excellent pub atmosphere, and service friendly Food and menu choices also excellent A real treat.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Welcoming staff, quick service and a pleasant lunch - thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

We all had a lovely evening thank you, two of us are pescatarians so we feel a greater choice for us and vegetarians would be a good improvement for your pub. Our friends also enjoyed the evening they said the sausages where superb, they also said the squid starter was slightly tough. Over all we had the good experience. Kind Regards Mike

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Lovely pub with an excellent feel to it. Definitely returning!

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

My wife and I both had the same food, crab salad starter and then burger for mains. The food was delicious and we enjoyed our the experience overall. We booked this venue having seen it on Countryfile. I was hoping to see Cote d'bouef on the menue but then perhaps thats for the evening. Also we were a little disappointed with the rather basic interior that seemed to need a lift of some sort. If it was nearer (we drove from Berkshire) we would come again, but unfortunately we will have eto give a return a miss. Overall a good lunchtime venue.

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Visited On Monday, 05 August 2019

We had a very enjoyable evening with delicious food. The staff were very efficient and friendly, very professional. Lovely location.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

Not the best meal I've had at the Ox. Incomplete menu with items sold out. Suspect the imminent Oxfest had caused a few slips on this particular evening.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

All food and drink good but my wife thought the fish and chips not quite as good as last time.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

We had a really great Sunday lunch with you last week, we could not have asked for more; beautiful surroundings, a lovely dining room, really delicious food and great service. Thank you all.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Excellent in every way. Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Fab dinner and the service was brilliant.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 July 2019

Your staff thought it much better to not greet people and 4 of them read a screen on the bar!! We had to ask for wine list, menu, water and more than once. A very warm evening no ice in water. Fillet of plaice one was full of bones. No one came over and asked if everything was ok. Atrocious

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 July 2019

The setting and atmosphere were excellent. The two girls carrying out the service were friendly and efficient. The food was average. The burger too salty. Would have benefitted from a some salad. Good selection of beers.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Had a lovely lunch with old friends was really nice atmosphere. Starter of chicken terrine was a little bland, however the beer battered haddock more than made up for it ! will be coming back.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

This was our first visit to The Sussex Ox and we enjoyed it very much, from the friendly welcome, very good food and delicious wine to the efficient service. Thank you....we shall return.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Fabulous setting, staff very friendly nothing too much trouble. Value for money food.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Good atmosphere and lovely waiting staff

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

We booked our meal on the basis of the Ox's reputation for quality local food, however the roasts we were served seemed somewhat congealed and dry, as if they'd been standing around for a while under a hot lamp. The whole plate was oddly lacking in flavour and texture for a locally-sourced, supposedly well-cooked meal. I know that we arrived after a busy Sunday lunch service, but it still felt a bit half-hearted and expensive all things considered. Maybe we should have arrived earlier in the day for fresher food. On the other hand, the gardens and views are stunning on a hot summer evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Weather was great so the doors open air con was just right. Service was slick, starters and puds were the stand outs. Perfect for our 46th wedding anniversary. Thank you

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