“Pretty pub with lovely garden for alfresco drinking and eating” - AA Inspector
SLINDON, WEST SUSSEX
On top of the rolling South Downs, just outside the village of Slindon, this 17th-century pub is an ideal stopping-off point on a day out in the country. It has been praised for its friendly atmosphere and for generous portions of food. Outside are large gardens and a courtyard, inside is an open-plan bar and restaurant, warmed by log fires. Daily-changing bar meals are marked up on the blackboard, and may include a home-made pie (four flavours on offer); fresh fish dishes; and a snack menu that includes sandwiches and ploughman's. A skittle alley and function room are also available.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Main course from: £1
- Closed: 1
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About The area
Discover West Sussex
Divided from East Sussex back in 1888, West Sussex is so typically English that to walk through its landscape will feel like a walk through the whole country. Within its boundaries lies a wide variety of landscape and coastal scenery, but it is the spacious and open South Downs with which the county is most closely associated.
In terms of walking, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Studying the map reveals a multitude of routes – many of them to be found within the boundaries of the South Downs National Park – and an assortment of scenic long-distance trails leading towards distant horizons; all of them offer a perfect way to get to the heart of ‘Sussex by the sea,’ as it has long been known. If you enjoy cycling with the salty tang of the sea for company, try the ride between Chichester and West Wittering. You can vary the return journey by taking the Itchenor ferry to Bosham.
West Sussex is renowned for its many pretty towns, of course. Notably, there is Arundel, littered with period buildings and dominated by the castle, the family home of the Duke of Norfolk, that dates back nearly 1,000 years.
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