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The Devils Dyke Hotel

Dyke Road, Poynings, Brighton, BN1 8YJ +44 1273767920

((((* British
  •  - East Sussex
  •  - East Sussex
  •  - East Sussex
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  •  - East Sussex
  •  - East Sussex
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Easy to book, very nice food, good selection, very good waiting staff, not overly expensive
Comfortable environment great views from our table overlooking the Downs

Ann Martin 10 June 2017
from Crawley

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Perched atop the eye-catching Downs, The Devils Dyke boasts spectacular views from its al fresco beer garden down into Brighton and Devil’s Dyke Valley. It offers dependable British pub cuisine with a welcoming hearth-fire and rustic oak furnishings.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Devils Dyke menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Devils Dyke Hotel ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

Despite its remote location near Poynings, The Devils Dyke is only 15 minutes’ drive from central Brighton.

The Devils Dyke Hotel

Dyke Road, Poynings, Brighton, BN1 8YJ

Contact +44 1273857256
Reservations +44 1273767920

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Customer reviews for The Devils Dyke Hotel

4.1 ((((* (based on 33 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • views (26)
  • lunch (25)
  • dinner (19)
  • value (15)
  • child friendly (12)
  • private dining (7)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • large parties (6)
  • romantic (5)
  • al fresco (2)
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  • breakfast (1)
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  • ((((( 10 June 2017 by Ann Martin from Crawley

    Easy to book, very nice food, good selection, very good waiting staff, not overly expensive
    Comfortable environment great views from our table overlooking the Downs

  • ((*** 9 June 2017 by Susan Hardingham from Worthing

    We chose to dine here on a (very busy) Sunday with 2 other people, having had an extremely good meal here earlier in the week.
    Unfortunately one of our diners was delayed due to an accident on the M23 so obviously our meal had to be delayed too. Once we were all there we had to wait another hour for our main meal. Our waitress was very pleasant but had to be asked 3 times for water for the table and then twice for the final bill. When the bill finally came we had been charged for someone else's drinks!
    The food was very good. Delicious and generous portions
    Rather disappointed but would still visit again...... not on a Sunday though.

  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Joan from BURGESS HILL

    Excellent food couldn't fault it. Very large portions so beware if you have a small appetite like me. Very good value not overpriced. The waitress (Rachel)was really helpful.and very happy and pleasant. Will definitely be going again.

  • ((((* 8 May 2017 by Chris Reid from Brighton

    The food was very good and the waitress we had very personable however others seemed less interactive and the service was slow with us often having to find someone; this due to the place being very popular and busy

  • (((** 26 April 2017 by Roger Gardner from Brighton

    A good menu with good choice.

  • ((*** 21 April 2017 by William Murphy from Worthing

    Very disappointed with our visit. There was a limited choice of beer on offer during our visit. Very slow service. We had 3 main meals: only mine was good. The duty manager was apologetic and gave us free puddings and coffee but .... we were still disappointed with our visit. The setting is, of course, outstanding! But you go for the food, not just the view.

  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Michael P from Shoreham-by-Sea

    Great service with the waitress very friendly and helpful throughout. Meals were excellent. The only minor disappointment was the lack of child friendly toilets (in the gents).

  • (((** 4 April 2017 by John Pulver from Steyning

    Dirty and disappointing

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Rodney from Shoreham by sea

    Great food,nice atmosphere,although very busy(Sunday)I had booked luckily.Had a wait because of busy but worth the wait.A good a la carte menu and the Sunday roast menu was excellent.

  • ((((( 5 March 2017 by Brian Fuller from BURGESS HILL

    Lovely atmosphere, very friendly staff - especially Sally who looked after us very well. The food was cooked perfectly, hot and delicious and very well presented. We were all very impressed and will be back.

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