Welcome to the Witch
Will be closing our doors at 11.00pm on Christmas Eve until further notice. Hopefully we will be back down to Tier 2 before long.
Christmas Eve Evening - fully booked
Christmas Day - Closed
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our wonderful customers for the support you have given us over the last difficult year. We look forward to welcoming you back with open arms.
We would also like to thank our amazing staff who have continuously adapted to the ever changing rules to keep customers and staff safe.
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.
Marquee bookings - we have lunchtime availability ONLY
CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES
Christmas Eve 12.00pm - 11.00pm Lunch 12.00pm - 2.00pm Dinner 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day 12.00pm - 5.00pm Lunch 12.00pm - 2.00pm
New Year's Eve 12.00pm - 5.00pm Lunch 12.00pm - 2.00pm
New Year's Day 12.00pm - 5.00pm Lunch 12.00pm - 2.00pm
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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