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The Shepherd & Dog

4.5
4.5
654 Reviews
£25 and under
British

The Shepherd & Dog has maintained all the traditions you would expect in a country pub but has added some lovely touches. The fabulous Sunday Roast on offer from noon until 6 PM is just one example that will delight your taste buds.

Locally sourced, seasonal food menus showcasing the best of the local area. Craft beers are all local, exclusive or unusual in some way - no run of the mill here!

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Booked 16 times today
  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    British

  • Hours of Operation

    Wed, Sun 12:00–20:00
    Thu 12:00–22:00
    Fri, Sat 12:00–22:30
    Lunch
    Wed–Sun 12:00–16:00
    Sun 12:00–18:00
    Dinner
    Thu–Sat 18:00–20:30

  • Phone number

    01273 857382

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Area

    Fulking

  • Parking Details

    We have a car park on site as well as a lay-by up the hill towards Edburton

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

Menu

View menu on restaurant's website

What 654 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • West Sussex

    Healthy

  • West Sussex

    Lunch

  • West Sussex

    Special Occasions

  • West Sussex

    Sunday Lunch

  • West Sussex

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • West Sussex

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The roast was wonderful, the staff friendly and happy

  2. DB

    DaveB

    West Sussex

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 9 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We had a fantastic lunch at the Shepherd and Dog . Service as always was great to

  3. OH

    OliviaH

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious Sunday roast, friendly staff, accommodated us on the terrace outside - no heating but they do warn you of that!

  4. M

    Mike

    London

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 3 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food, good to see a pub so busy with locals and walkers - and dog friendly as a bonus.

  5. K

    Kazza

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Beautiful pub in a lovely setting. Delicious food. Sadly the atrium area we were seated in was a bit noisy with a rowdy table behind us. Also we visited during torrential rain and my friend got wet when the roof developed a drip. We were swiftly moved to another table which was excellent. Waiter forgot my pudding. Everything else very good.

  6. LS

    LizS

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Best fat chips in Sussex. Characterful country pub at the foot of the Downs.

  7. MD

    MikeD

    West Sussex

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 January 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Decent food, pleasant ambience, attentive but unobtrusive staff

  8. JT

    JessieT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5

    Fantastic Sunday roast. Only comment would be the roast potatoes not crispy.

  9. CB

    CliveB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    A quiet New Years Eve . Menu is limited as is the case for most pubs at present. Food was well cooked and everyone enjoyed what they had. Padron peppers were excellent. Staff in the kitchen obviously knew what they were doing unlike other places we have been recently. Well done the Shepherd and Dog!

  10. S

    Sally

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We had a fantastic Boxing Day lunch here, lovely old pub surrounded by great South Downs walks - in summer the garden would be fantastic. Food really a cut above the average roast dinner - pork belly not fatty, veggie options great and kids roasts available. Friendly staff. Would go again

  11. M

    Mark

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely gorgeous place, very attentive staff, food very good, excellent service. Would highly recommend a visit to this pub. Best to book.

  12. DB

    DaveB

    West Sussex

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 12 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Had a delicious roast at the Shepherd and Dog this Sunday. Staff and service was also excellent

  13. LC

    LisaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    The vegan mushroom burger was gorgeous … the batter around the mushroom was SO crispy … delicious … lovely seasoned chips and a vegan mayo too … lovely. Thank you

  14. l

    lesleyw

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Lovely country pub menu was good and the tables spaced out well.

  15. NA

    NatashaA

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall2food1service2ambience2

    Unfortunately the food quality was extremely poor, tasteless. For a small menu you would expect a lot more from a pub with a good reputation. We have been to the pub before and loved being there back in 2019. Since the pandemic it is clear they have not taken the virus seriously, no masks worn by staff, The toilets were disgusting too, paper all over the floor and very unclean. The staff were very accommodating but the experience was one that we would say we will not be returning to.

  16. E

    Emmasteve

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall4food5service4ambience3

    Really lovely food and attentive service, we will certainly go back.

  17. SB

    StanleyB

    East Sussex

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely old pub full of charm and good food and drink.

  18. JH

    JimH

    West Sussex

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Enjoyed a lunch here. Very good waitress and good food.

  19. SB

    SpencerB

    West Sussex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fautless. The best roast around without question!

  20. C

    Clare

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We love coming here - very cosy in the old part of the building and a great roast. Missed out on a winter warming pudding on the menu but in fairness we were too full!

  21. AK

    AdamK

    Brighton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went for a Sunday roast, great atmosphere in the pub, very welcoming. The food was fantastic as was the service we received. Will definitely be back.

  22. RD

    RobD

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 5 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Superb Sunday roast, can’t wait to go back. Lovely staff too

  23. BR

    BenR

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 December 2021

    overall3food5service5ambience1

    Food & service excellent. Seating arrangement not good as the door kept swinging open as staff served leaving us cold.

  24. ZA

    ZoeA

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 December 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Lovely country pub, very cosy and everything you want from pub food.

  25. AT

    AmandaT

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We had a lovely group meal, very nice food, super ambience and great service. The Christmassy feel was very much alive throughout, fab decs! Will definitely be back.

  26. SR

    StevenR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 December 2021

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    We have eaten at the Shepherd and Dog on numerous occasions and have always enjoyed the experience but on this occasion we were disappointed to find that there was a lack of a meat dish choices with only burger or steak on offer would have been nice to have either a pork or lamb dish available next time please.

  27. W

    William

    Brighton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing dinner, very Christmassy feel with the snow. Overall great experience!

  28. DB

    DuncanB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 November 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Friendly and prompt service. Good atmosphere. Parking a little tricky. Didn’t feel rushed. Perhaps a little bit pricey but still enjoyable

  29. SB

    ScottB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent Service and Enviroment we will 100% be back to vist again.

  30. JJ

    JoJo

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 November 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    REally lovely pub with great food and fab staff! Highly recommend to anyone after a great South Downs walk.

  31. PN

    PaulN

    West Sussex

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great welcome, great food - vegan and vegetarian options outstanding- and great service. Our lunch for four went too quickly.

  32. IA

    IsabelA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 November 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Atmosphere is lovely, staff is friendly and Sunday roast was really great.

  33. M

    Mitch

    West Sussex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    An absolutely excellent luncheon date all round - perfect.

  34. JG

    JoanneG

    London

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 26 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always exceptional! Delicious food, excellent service.

  35. S

    Steve

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 November 2021

    overall4food5service4ambience1

    Our food and Downlands Bitter excellent but the pub was exceptionally cold with none of the fires lit.

  36. JB

    JuliaB

    Kent

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely atmosphere - beautiful lighting and our roasts were superb!

  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Warwickshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The best roast I have ever had!!! I want to move here so this pub is my local

  38. KR

    KirpreetR

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely place with great good. Will definitely visit again!

  39. RS

    RoSaint

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is my favourite pub in Sussex. The best part of it is the staff. You get the feeling they treat them well and they are happy to be there - always welcoming, attentive and charming. Food is fantastic too and the ambiance. Even when busy, it isn’t loud (perfect for me). Thanks folks.

  40. FS

    FSD94

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 November 2021

    overall4food5service3ambience3

    I have family staying with me and we took them to the Shepherd & Dog for a nice Sunday roast before they all went back home again. We had a lovely meal and a great selection of craft beers. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a nice spot outside of Brighton.

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The Shepherd & Dog is rated 4.5 stars by 654 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

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Booked 16 times today
Google Map for The Shepherd & Dog

The Street Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9LU

  • Area

    Fulking

  • Hours of Operation

    Wed, Sun 12:00–20:00
    Thu 12:00–22:00
    Fri, Sat 12:00–22:30
    Lunch
    Wed–Sun 12:00–16:00
    Sun 12:00–18:00
    Dinner
    Thu–Sat 18:00–20:30

  • Cuisines

    British

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    We have a car park on site as well as a lay-by up the hill towards Edburton

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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