Phone: 01444 258222

Sat-Nav is RH15 8RE -

Unfortunately, we are experiencing some issues with our phone lines, please call us on 01444 500 149 in the meantime! We are working to get this sorted as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience!

The Oak Barn Restaurant & Bar serves exceptional meals in charming surroundings – and always with a smile!

We’ve lovingly restored a 250 year old barn just 7 minutes off the A23 Hickstead turnoff, in beautiful West Sussex

We Are Open For Both Inside & Outside Dining.
Food Served; Monday – Saturday 12pm-3pm & 6pm-9pm. Sunday 12pm-7pm

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Choose from our extensive menus…
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Check out our gallery to get a flavour of The Oak Barn
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

If it’s simply a quick (or not-so-quick) drink you’re looking for, then the Oak Barn provides a charming rustic environment for you to savour. Relax and unwind after a long day on our luxury sofas in front of our warm and comforting Inglenook fireplace.

Enjoy our wide range of local ales, lagers, ciders and spirits or choose from our extensive hand picked wine menu selected by Masters of Wine. Whatever you desire, our fully stocked bar is there for you.

The Oak Barn Restaurant & Bar Menus

Lunch & Dinner

Sunday Menu

Light Bites

Pre-order Form

Allergy Menu

Sunday Allergy Menu

Chef's Daily Specials

Children's Menu

Buffet Menu

Afternoon Tea Menu

The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

The original 250 year old barn has been lovingly restored using old oak beams, many of which are salvaged from the great wooden ships of Nelson’s day.
There is a huge range of locally sourced, freshly cooked to order hot and cold- light bites menu, A’ la carte menu and our daily chefs’ special menu.
The menus are available from Mon-Sat 12:00pm-3:00pm & 6:00pm-9.00pm & Sun 12-7pm
Drinks, Coffees and Light Bar Snacks are available Mon-Fri from 10am-close & Sat-Sun from 11am-close.

​Some of the main features:
Inglenook Bar & Lounge Areas | Sandwich & Classics menu | A La Carte Restaurant Menu | Sunday Roast Menu | Large Wines, Beers, Spirits, Cocktails & Mocktails Menu | Perfect For Lunch or Dinner | Easy And Free Access To Parking | Several Authentic Wagon Wheel Chandeliers | Old Sussex Sandstone | Real Inglenook Fireplace | Stained Glass Windows | Oak Floors | Oak Beams | Perfect For Large Groups

The Oak Barn Restaurant & Bar

Locally Sourced Produce

The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Our Seafood

We use two fish suppliers who operate out of Newhaven & Shoreham harbours. They use local fisherman who catch daily using small inshore boats, ensuring fresh delivery
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Our Meat

We have 3 main suppliers for our meats. Our steaks come from a small family run butchers in Partridge Green. We also use a family butchers and local wholesalers who source from sustainable farms across the South of England
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Our Fruit & Vegetables

Our fruit and vegetables come from what was once a small family business who have grown into one of the main wholesalers in the area. They source from both local farms & New Covent Garden
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Our Cheese

Our cheese comes from a family business based in East Sussex who specialise in Sussex Cheese
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Our Bread

We have a fresh delivery daily from a local bakery, who have been the heart of Ardingly since the 18th Century
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

In addition, it’s an ideal place to spend your lunch breaks with easy and free access to parking, so you won’t be late for work. There is a great range of baguettes, sandwiches, salads and hot meals to suit your tastes.
All of these menus are available in either in the “Bar Area”, “Main Restaurant”, “Lounge Area”, “Front Patio” or “Courtyard” …. giving you great flexibility on where you would like to eat.

As we are fresh food based establishment we unfortunately do not allow dogs inside in the restaurant, bar or to go through to the courtyard. Dogs are only allowed on the front patio over looking the putting green

Function Area

  • 120 people in the restaurant
  • 50 people in the Bar
  • 25 people in the Cartroom
  • 20 people in the Gallery
  • Exclusivity & privacy on request

What we offer

  • Highly experienced staff
  • Outdoor courtyard and patio
  • Free WIFI
  • Ample free parking
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dogs allowed on the front patio

Our Food

  • Local fresh produce
  • Seasonal ingredients
  • Allergen Menu
  • Weekday set menu
  • Chef’s weekend specials
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Lunch Breaks

  • Free parking
  • Free WIFI
  • Relaxed bar area
  • Extensive range of sandwiches & classics
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Inglenook Fire Place & Sofa Areas

  • Relaxing sofa area
  • Warm yourself by the log fire
  • Various seating available
The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

Group Bookings

  • Ample space for up to 150 guests
  • Variety of menus
  • Free overnight parking
  • Pop in for more information
  • Alfresco dining

Thank you to Mark and Chris and their great team for a wonderful 60th birthday celebration at The Oak Barn on Saturday 7th March – you were all so very helpful. The the guests commented on the lovely buffet and great venue/atmosphere. Dad had a brilliant birthday party, so thank you all very much for your assistance – friendly and professional as always. See you soon!

Alison Blakemore

Where are we

The Oak Barn Restaurant
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 8RE

+44 (0)1444 258222

The Oak Barn Restaurant and Bar

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