Now that the warmer weather has finally arrived why not catch our Route 270 from East Grinstead to Brighton, or Routes 271/273 from Crawley to Brighton. Sunday & Public Holiday service now operates on on Route 271. Click here for more info.
A-Z guide to pubs that are on our bus routes.
Ardingly The Oak Inn
Dating back to 1625, this free house pub has great character, and is also popular for its food. Ardingly itself is an attractive village and well worth a stroll around to explore
Tel: 01444 892244
Ashurst Wood The Maypole Inn
A small real ale pub in Maypole Road, located a short walk from our Chapel Lane bus stop.
Tel: 01342 823753
Bletchingley The Whyte Harte Hotel
Dating back to 1388, this lovely hotel is happy to offer food and drink to passing visitors. Accommodation is available in some very stylish and historic rooms. The village itself is also very attractive.
Tel: 01883 743231
Chelwood Gate The Red Lion
This is a Shepherd Neame pub, which is set in the heart of the Ashdown Forest. It offers some tasty food, and features a large garden area with plenty of space to sit and sip a drink while watching the world go by.
Tel: 01825 740265
Colemans Hatch The Hatch Inn
The pub is actually a row of three former cottages built in 1430. Once known as a smugglers' haunt deep in the heart of the countryside, the Hatch Inn has featured in many reviews, and always achieved a high rating. It has also been featured in several television shows in recent years. Good dining, plus an extensive wine list help to make this pub somewhere really special.
Tel: 01342 822363
Copthorne Dukes Head
Quality dining and drinks are the order of the day at this popular establishment. Why not treat yourself for that special occasion or family get together?
Tel: 01342 712431
Crawley Down The Royal Oak
Located beside our bus stops in the village centre, this pub was extensively refurbished in 2003. Why not sample something from the menu and wine list, or perhaps have a coffee and light snack.
Tel: 01342 713170
Dormansland The Plough
A popular country pub, which is at the heart of the local community it serves. The Plough offers a good selection of food, in addition to the liquid refreshments available.
Tel: 01342 832933
Farleigh The Harrow
Part of the Vintage Inns chain, this popular pub dates back to the 18th century, and attracts custom from far and wide, throughout the year.
Tel: 01883 627565
Felbridge The Star Inn
The Star offers a warm welcome, and with a good variety of food on the menu. A Premier Inn hotel offering overnight accommodation is just next door, should you wish to stay in the local area.
Tel: 01342 323239
Forest Row Chequers Inn Hotel
Tracing its history back to 1452, this quality establishment offers plenty of reasons to make a break in your journey, and perhaps also to explore the selection of independent shops to be found in Forest Row.
Tel: 01342 823333
Gatwick (Lowfield Heath) The Flight Tavern
Traditional English Pub with oak panelling, serving real ales, fine wines and a selection of lagers and Guinness along with reasonably priced pub food throughout the day. This pub has a big family-friendly garden right alongside the runway at Gatwick Airport. Although the airport itself is not visible through the trees, planes take off and land right alongside the pub allowing some excellent views. There are plenty of tables inside and out.
Godstone Hare And Hounds
This pub, located on the north side of the Village Green, is over 400 years old, and offers good food and drink all year round. The bus stop is right outside, and there is a picturesque view across the Green, making this a popular spot.
Tel: 01883 742296
Godstone Bell Inn
A varied menu awaits visitors to this pub, which although much rebuilt over the years, has timbers dating back to the 15th century. Exploring the delightful historic village of Godstone will add to the pleasure of a visit.
Tel: 01883 743216
Groombridge The Crown Inn
Dating from 1585, this pub was once frequented by the notorious smugglers called the 'Groombridge Gang'. The pub is at the end building in a terrace of elderly cottages, and it looks out across the old village green. The pub is a short stroll up from Groombridge Place and you will find our bus stop right outside.
Tel: 01892 864742
Handcross Red Lion
A Chef and Brewer pub, you will find good food in addition to the drinks on offer. An ideal place to visit is Nymans Garden (NT) , just a short walk down the road from the pub. It dates from 1280, although was rebuilt as recently as 1540!
Tel: 01444 400292
Hartfield The Hay Waggon
This is an independently run timber-framed pub, the history of which can be traced back to the 16th century. Noted for its dining, this lovely pub also offers accommodation to visitors. Why not stop by for a refreshing break after exploring the charming village of Hartfield - deep in Pooh Bear country!
Tel: 01892 770252
Hartfield The Anchor
This lovely country free-house pub was once quite the opposite of freedom, being a former workhouse, despite its rural location. Customers can now take a break from work and enjoy a drink and bite to eat here, relaxing and watching the world go by from the pub's wooden veranda.
Tel: 01892 770424
Langton The Hare
Rebuilt in 1901 after a fire destroyed the original pub, this imposing pub is popular both for its drinks and its range of food. The 291 stops right outside.
Tel: 01892 862419
Patcham Black Lion
A friendly, busy and lively family pub, it is part of the Harvester chain, offering a good selction of meals at reasonable prices.
Tel: 01273 552886
Pease Pottage Black Swan
This pleasant Hall & Woodhouse village pub is over 100 years old, and the heart of the old village. Recent expansion of housing has not altered its charm.
Tel: 01293 612261
Selsfield Common The White Hart Inn
This 14th century cotttage location mainly offers restaurant food but is happy to serve you real and and bar food too.
Tel: 01342 715217
Staplefield Jolly Tanners
A friendly and popular independently run free house, this pub has a good reputation for its real ale and home-cooked food. Visiting the pub is a great reason to ride the pretty 271 route, but watch the bus times, as the service is not intensive.
Tel; 01444 400335
Turners Hill The Crown
Located facing the small village green, this pub is very handy for our bus routes serving Turners Hill. Food is served here also, so why not call in for a visit soon?
Tel: 01342 715218
Turners Hill Red Lion
A well respected old pub, offering, by all accounts, some lovely home-made fare, plus real-ale refreshment too!
Tel: 01342 715416
Withyham Dorset Arms
Originally a rural farmhouse built in the 15th century, this building has been a public house for over 200 years. It offers food and drink in a pleasant setting, and our 291 bus stop is just outside.
Tel: 01892 770278
Wych Cross The Roebuck Hotel
Part of the Old English Inns chain, this popular restaurant and pub is located in the heart of the Ashdown Forest. Why not call in for refreshments before or after exploring the local area? The building itself dates from the 17th century, and is perfectly located for diners, drinkers or explorers arriving on the 270 bus.
Tel: 01342 823811
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