About Us


Nestling at the foot of the South Downs, The Thatched Inn, with its picturesque roof of Norfolk reeds and oak beams, has spectacular views over the Sussex countryside to the Ditchling Beacon. David and Leisa, your hosts and their friendly staff pride themselves in offering the best hospitality.

Apart from the standard menu which includes chargrilled steaks and fresh fish, our Specials Menu changes daily.

To complement the food, we have a fine selection of Traditional Real Ales, chilled lagers, fine wines and spirits, soft drinks, not forgetting of course a range of non-alcoholic beverages for the driver.

Families are very welcome with the option in summer of relaxing in our attractive garden.


The Thatched Inn's restaurant is ideally equipped to deal with the most special of occasions. Whether it is catering for a wedding reception with a sit down meal, or maybe a birthday and a finger buffet The Thatched Inn can tailor your requirements to suit your needs.

We also have a number of local clubs that meet at The Thatched Inn on a regular bases.

We can cater for the following:

  • Weddings
  • Birthdays
  • Family Occassions
  • Societies & Clubs
  • Funeral Teas

Events & Offers


Christmas Party Menu 2019

Our 2019 Christmas Party Menu is now available with bookings available from Thursday, 28th November. Click here for more information.

To make your festive party booking, please call us on 01273 842946.

Book early to avoid disappointment!

Special Elvis Nights - Selling Out Fast!

Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th December 2019
Finger Buffet and Ticket only £18.00
A great night of music, comedy and laughter with Alvin Printwhistle
Buffet from 7pm with Elvis on stage from 8:45pm

Call 01273 842946 to book your tickets now, as these always sell-out quickly!

Murdochs Crazy Eyes - LIVE MUSIC

Wednesday, 18th December 2019
Awesome set from one of the UK's best covers bands. Have to be seen to be believed!
No ticket required - free show

Call 01273 842946 to book a table in the restaurant!

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Please find our current offers below...

Thatched Inn Gift Vouchers

Treat friends or family to a meal in our restaurant by purchasing a Thatched Inn Gift Voucher. Our vouchers can be personalised to your own specification and customised to the value of your choice, from a minimum starting price of £15. Please call David or Leisa on 01273 842946 to order.

Find Us

Contact Us

Thatched Inn

Grand Avenue



Phone: 01273 842946

Email: david@thatchedinn.co.uk

Please note that reservations can only be made by telephone


Facebook: The-Thatched-Inn

Twitter: @ThatchedInn

Food Service Times

Monday - Saturday

12:00pm - 2:30pm
(Last orders to kitchen by 2:15pm)

6:00pm - 9:00pm
(Last orders to kitchen by 8:45pm)


12:00pm - 2:30pm
(Last orders to kitchen by 2:15pm)

6:00pm - 8:45pm
(Last orders to kitchen by 8:30pm)