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 2017

We are now taking bookings for Christmas 2016 with our Christmas Party Menu launching on Thursday, 23rd November 2017. Click here for more details and to find out how to book now!

Special Elvis Nights - 18th & 19th December 2017

The hugely popular Special Elvis Nights return to The Thatched on Monday, 18th & Tuesday, 19th December 2017. A great night of music comedy and laughter. Buffet from 7pm with Elvis taking to the stage from 8.45pm (approx.). Tickets are priced at £16 each. Call 01273 842946 to book yours now, as these nights always sell out fast.

Murdoch's Crazy Eyes - 20th December 2017

The fantastic live covers band return to The Thatched on Wednesday, 20th December 2017. No tickets required and the restaurant will be open as usual. Please call David or Leisa on 01273 842946 to reserve your table now.

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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 - Sunday

12:00pm - 2:30pm
(Last orders to kitchen by 2:20pm)

6:00pm - 9:30pm
(Last orders to kitchen by 9:15pm)