Welcome to the Witch

The Witch Inn is run by Sean Turner who has not only owned the business for the last seven years, but is also head chef.  Sean is Sussex born and bred and learnt his trade whilst living at The White Horse in Ditchling, where he grew up.  After two years working as a chef at Bill and Bull in Uppsala, a city north of Stockholm in Sweden, he returned to his beloved Sussex to run The Witch, working alongside French chef Frederic Bodeau.  The weekly changing menu is a fusion of English, French and Swedish dishes, using locally sourced products.

The Witch Inn dates back to the mid 18th Century and was originally an 'Inn' housing travellers and highwaymen on the main coach route between London and Brighton.

Child friendly - high chairs available
Dog friendly in the bar and garden

Covid-19 update:

We are offering takeaway drinks to anyone needing anything (while stocks last).  We have Longman best bitter, 360 Degrees brewery ale, bottled beer / cider / ginger beer.  We have an extensive wine list with all wines supplied by South Downs Cellar.  If you would like to order some drinks please telephone 07741 317078 to arrange collection.  Card payments only please at this time.

At present we are not offering take away food.  Should this change we will post an update on the website.

Thank you for your continued support, we hope you stay safe and well. 

Pub Opening Times:

Monday - Friday: 12.00pm - 3.00pm & 5.00pm - 11.00pm 
Saturday: 12.00pm - 11.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 9.00pm

Food Service Times:

Monday - Saturday: 12.00pm - 2.00pm & 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 2.30pm 

We recommend you book Thursday - Sunday as we get very busy on these days.

Local Suppliers:

South Downs Cellars, High Street, Lindfield

360 Degree Brewing Co, Sheffield Park

Bluebell Vineyard Estates, Sheffield Park

Longman Brewery, Polegate

Caroline's Dairy, Chichester

The Cheese Man - Brighton / I.A Harris - Covent Garden Fruit & Vegetables / Chapman's - Fish / Gunne Butchers

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