The Talbot

“Smart village pub showcasing the local larder” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

CUCKFIELD, WEST SUSSEX

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Once a staging post for travellers on the road between London and Brighton, The Talbot is still the hub in the historic village of Cuckfield. It’s now a contemporary pub and restaurant that prides itself on making the most of the local larder, whether it’s Dark Star ales or seasonal dishes such as crab arancini, watercress and lime mayonnaise; roasted pork tenderloin, heritage carrots, white bean cassoulet and roasted apples; and lemon meringue tart with raspberry cream.

The Talbot
High Street,CUCKFIELD,RH17 5JX
Phone : 01444 455898

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £11.50
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Micro Brewery Ale

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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