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Cat Inn

The Cat Inn, North Lane, Queen's Sq, West Hoathly, RH19 4PP

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Opening hours
Monday - Thursday : 12:00 - 14:00, 18:00 - 21:00
Friday & Saturday : 12:00 - 14:30, 18:00 - 21:30
Sunday : 12:00 to 14:30

warm and welcoming...efficient and friendly service with excellent suggestion about the Italian wine...thank you!

J 18 January 2019
from Haywards Heath

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Featured in The Michelin Guide and The Good Food Guide, The Cat Inn West Hoathly is a traditional pub with an acclaimed, Bib Gourmand-winning restaurant. The 16th-century site sits in a picturesque hilltop village, surrounded by Sussex countryside.

Using seasonal and local produce where possible, The Cat Inn menu features elegantly served classics like beer-battered fish and chips, alongside Mediterranean-inspired dishes such as confit duck leg with caramelised orange purée and summer bean and orange salad. Exotic flavours can be found in the pistachio and onion pakora with pilau rice, or Singapore sweet chili prawns with fries and mango and avocado salad.

For dessert, try a selection of local artisan cheeses, or the sumptuous warm banana cake with caramelised banana, peanut ice cream, and salt caramel sauce. The Cat Inn near Crawley is a rustic country pub with inglenook fireplaces, oak beams, and local ales, whilst a large terrace allows for outdoor dining.

Only 25 minutes from Gatwick Airport, The Cat Inn in Sussex is a 7-minute drive from Kingscote Train Station.

Cat Inn

The Cat Inn, North Lane, Queen's Sq, West Hoathly, RH19 4PP

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Customer reviews for Cat Inn

4.8 ((((( (based on 30 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • lunch (24)
  • dinner (21)
  • luxury (6)
  • business (5)
  • private dining (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • value (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • child friendly (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • ((((( 3 February 2017 by Alda from Staplefield

    Wonderful atmosphere, great good and really lovely service. Will definitely come back and recommend to friends.

  • ((((( 6 January 2017 by Carole from Crowborough

    As good as ever!! My friend from Canada over for her 80th birthday just loved food,setting, and staff.
    Always our favourite place in the surrounding area to eat.

  • ((((* 4 January 2017 by Sheila from East Grinstead

    Traditional country pub with good service and lovely fish and chips

  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Gareth from Crawley

    Loved the food - friendly staff

  • ((((* 4 November 2016 by L from Southampton Hants

    We visit here when we are staying in the area. As previously , we were impressed with the friendly service and delicious food.

  • ((((( 28 October 2016 by Claire from West Sussex

    Squid was delicious

  • ((((( 26 October 2016 by Gary from Surbiton

    Great food. Well presented with good service and decent portions. Will definitely visit again if in the area.

  • ((((( 15 September 2016 by Rowan from West Hoathly

    great pub with excellent food

  • ((((* 4 August 2016 by Dave from Turners Hill

    Good service nice meal

  • ((((( 1 June 2016 by Peter from Yalding

    Excellent service and meals

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