We were delighted to be featured in The Times’ Weekend section as one of the ‘cosiest pubs in the UK’ with a special mention for our ‘open fireplace, comfy armchairs & Sussex ales’. Our much loved favourites of fish and chips and our excellent Steak and Kidney pie were selected as menu highlights. See the…Read More
We are delighted to be introducing our “Extend your Weekend” offer. Whether you have explored the walks in Ashdown Forest, shopped ’til you dropped in Tunbridge Wells, visited some of our local National Trust properties or just want to tuck yourselves away in our beautiful corner of Sussex .. why not ‘extend your weekend’ with…Read More
We are delighted to have now opened our fantastic new cutom built, woodfired pizza oven – based on a traditional Roman bread oven design it can cook a pizza in just 90 seconds! We have been mixing, kneading, chopping, sprinkling & stoking our pizza oven to get everything ready for this exciting new addition to…Read More
There’s nothing quite like an English country pub. Now that hospitality has fully reopened, there’s surely nowhere better for a long-awaited catch up with friends and family than The Dorset Arms: the De La Warr family’s stunning pub in the pretty east Sussex village of Withyham. Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/3yk6W0eRead More
We are delighted that our garden and marquee tables are now available for bookings and we can now welcome people from 2 households or groups of up to 6 people from mixed households (including children), to enjoy some alfresco eating and drinking with us. As our number of tables is limited we would be very…Read More
“It has been a year like no other for us all and especially at The Dorset Arms, Withyham. We have opened, closed and re-opened and then closed again, all in line with the Government guidelines. We know that without the commitment of our dedicated team and the support of our suppliers and our wonderful customers…Read More
Housekeeper/Pub Cleaner Job Advert The Dorset Arms is a privately owned, thriving village pub in the village of Hartfield with 9 high standard, beautiful rooms. We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, customer-focused individual with an exceptional eye for detail to work full time within our busy Housekeeping team. The responsibilities of the role are:…Read More
Christmas Opening Hours Christmas Eve: 12.00 – 21.00hrs Christmas Day: Pre-booked tables only Boxing Day: Food Served food served 12.00-15.00, open until 17.00 Sunday 27th December: Food served 12.00-15.00 open until 17.00 Monday 28th December: Food Served 12.00-15.00 open until 17.00Read More
Book your Christmas Day lunch with us at The Dorset Arms and you will automatically be entered into the draw where the winner will win the cost of their meal… our Christmas gift to you. We have our last few Christmas Day tables left & all bookings are being made within the current government…Read More
Family, food and friends have never been more important than they are this year – so however you want to celebrate Christmas we have menus to cater for whatever you need. From a Christmas cocktail or two to a festive get together or a family feast we have menus to suit all occasions, available from…Read More
What our customers say
"We will definitely go back"
"The service was efficient and courteous and the food was great. Overall, a very pleasant experience and reasonably priced. We will definitely go back."
"Better and better"
"Since the Restaurant was taken back by the estate, it has gone from strength to strength.Good locally sourced food, good ambience & service.We shall return!"
"Fabulous food in authentic surroundings"
"Really lovely inn. Very welcoming with real old worlde charm. Great service. Had wonderful perfectly cooked sole in delicious sauce. Wish it was my local!"
"One of the best..."
"Food is excellent, service is great. The flat ironed chicken is to die for. Great value, brilliant atmosphere."
"Wonderful dining experience"
"Will highly recommend the dorset to all my family & friends and will be visiting there again! All the staff were a pleasure to be around."
"Great food and lovely pub"
"We went on a Sunday evening and enjoyed a great roast. Service was excellent. Pub was classy without even trying."
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