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Coaching Halt

Maidenbower Business Park, Balcombe Road, Crawley, RH10 7ZJ +44 1293976030

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Main course: £9
Food spend: £17

Considering it was Christmas day and very busy the staff and food was very very good.Would def go there next year. Well done

Anne 26 December 2016
from Crawley

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With an al fresco terrace to while away the summer with a glass of fine wine, and a kids’ zone & play areas providing entertainment for children, Coaching Halt is a traditional village pub in the suburb of Crawley. Serving comforting carvery cuisine & British classics, it also boasts a huge rotisserie oven.

Indulge in pub favourites such as shortcrust pastry packed with slow-cooked tender chunks of British beef in ale gravy, served with veg & new potatoes, vegetarian lasagne with courgettes, aubergines & red peppers, served with garlic bread & a side salad, and rotisserie chicken smothered in sticky BBQ sauce & topped with bacon & melted cheddar. Coaching Halt restaurant also serves sharing platters, gourmet burgers, light snacks & decadent desserts, such as melt-in-the-middle chocolate pudding.

With rustic wooden furniture, tartan rugs & leather chairs, it is a country-style retreat with plenty of cosy spots by the fireplace. The Coaching Halt bar is well-stocked with a choice of cask ales, wines featuring a selection from the Rothschild wineries, and a large range of spirits & soft drinks.

Coaching Halt in Surrey is an 8-minute drive from Three Bridges Rail Station.

Coaching Halt

Maidenbower Business Park, Balcombe Road, Crawley, RH10 7ZJ

Contact +44 1293883558
Reservations +44 1293976030

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Customer reviews for Coaching Halt

4.1 ((((* (based on 69 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( 26 December 2016 by Anne from Crawley

    Considering it was Christmas day and very busy the staff and food was very very good.Would def go there next year. Well done

  • ((((* 21 December 2016 by Indianna Turner from Crawley

    Christmas pub quiz was great. Food was average but good value

  • ((((* 15 December 2016 by Jeni Webb from Crawley

    The food was lovely & the staff were really helpful.

  • ((((* 5 December 2016 by Alan Bull from Horsham

    nice food
    plenty parking
    nice staff

  • (((** 10 November 2016 by Helen Irving from Crawley

    Staff were great but had to complain. Nearly an hour between starter and main, then the food was average at best, not worth waiting for. They gave us 20% off which was a good response.

  • ((*** 2 November 2016 by Mary Chenapa from Crawley

    I have visited the Coaching halt twice before this visit and had a good experience , but when we visited on October 28th it was not so good . There were 4of us on this visit and we chose to eat from the special £6 meal plus £2 for a starter . We ordered our food and drinks . The first problem was that they brought the wrong soup to one guest . It was changed , but the soup was not nice , the guest thought it was a packet soup , as it was lumpy, and they were given an ice cream sundae spoon to eat it with !The prawn cocktails that two of us had were passable , not especially good . When the main meals came the person who had gammon was given an ordinary knife to cut the gammon steak with and the others had to ask for cutlery ! When we got the bill , we were charged the full price for the meals as from the menu . We queried , and it was altered , but they then charged us as for 5 people , so we queried again before it was put right , finally ! I am afraid that the food and service was very average and we probably will not return or recommend it .

  • ((((( 7 October 2016 by Sandie Coombe from Crawley

    A good selection of food, very good and helpful service.

  • ((*** 5 October 2016 by Shirley from Crawley

    Service very slow. I booked online for 5pm 2/10 my party of three arrived 10mins early, so didn't expect to have a table before the time I had booked, but did expect to get a drink while waiting for our table to be cleared. With only one member of staff at the bar I waited the 10 minutes, by then our table was ready, so thought ok waitress will take our drinks order whilst looking at the menu. We waited another 10 minutes to get drinks, another 10mins for our food order, and the food arrived 50mins after being seated. We thought we would try the Sunday roast. My husband asked for beef (a popular meat for a Sunday roast) so popular it seems it was unavailable at 5pm! The waitress didn't apologise, just said didn't have the beef. After the waitress cleared the table after our meal, we waited several minutes again before being asked whether we wanted dessert, coffee etc. When declined and asked for bill, again another long wait. Very disappointed. We have been going to the Coaching Halt on regular basis since it first opened, with excellent food and service, but the last 12months the service has been very poor. Up until now I have just said it must have been an off day, but I'm afraid there has been to many 'off days'. I will not be going back to Coaching Halt

  • ((((* 3 October 2016 by Leila Rezazadeh from Crawley

    Excellent customer service and the food was excellent highly recommend the whole experience.

  • ((((( 28 September 2016 by Barbara Collard from Horley

    Excellent food as always, that's why we always come back

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