Welcome to the Witch
We aim to reply to all booking requests in 24 hours, if you have not heard back please check your junk mail folder as we sometimes end up in here.
We are fully booked in the marquee Friday 16th / Sat 17th / Sun 18th April
OPENING AND FOOD SERVICE TIMES:
WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS
Pub open 12.00pm - 3.00pm & 5.00pm - 9.00pm
Food service 12.00pm - 2.30pm & 5.00pm - 7.00pm (last table booking 6.45pm)
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS
Pub open 12.00pm - 9.00pm
Food service 12.00pm - 7.00pm (last table booking 6.45pm)
Pub open 12.00pm - 9.00pm
Food service 12.00pm - 4.45pm
Garden tables are first come first served.
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 area and garden. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.
The safety of staff and customers is of the greatest importance to us and we ask that you adhere to the following measures we have in place:
It is now mandatory to wear a mask at all times when in the pub, unless you are seated at your table. Please remember that when visiting the toilet or leaving the building you are still required to wear a mask.
Hand sanitizer stations are available at both entrances and by the toilet - please do use them.
Please check in using the NHS Covid-19 app.
We are allowed to take bookings of up to six customers per table, at this present time we are unable to take any larger bookings. Tables can be booked both inside and in the marquee. For bookings inside the pub you must be from one household only. Booking more than one table to make a larger party is not allowed at present but we will let you know if and when this changes.
Payment must be by card, we are not accepting cash payments at present.
We understand you may not be able to make a booking you have made but we do please ask that you let us know.
Children are very welcome but must be seated at your table at all times.
Please enter by the front door if you have booked a table indoors, and by the side gate around the corner to the left of the pub if you have booked a marquee table.
Pub Opening Times:
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 12.00pm - 3.00pm & 5.00pm - 11.00pm
Friday & Saturday: 12.00pm - 11.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 9.00pm
Food Service Times:
Tuesday - Saturday: 12.00pm - 2.00pm & 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 2.00pm
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