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The Red Lion


General ManagerNeil Robertson.

High Street, Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex  RH17 6BP

Contact UsTel. 01444 400292
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TypePubs and Restaurants in Handcross, Haywards Heath.
Pub Explorer Reference37260.
Pub Opening TimesDaily 12noon - 11pm.
PHOTO GALLERY Red Lion team Red Lion bar area Red Lion main lounge bar area Red Lion restaurant Red Lion dining area


Meetings / Functions

We can cater for parties or corporate gatherings in an area of the bar or restaurant. Please don't hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.


Drinks on DraughtAmstel, Becks Vier, Estrella Damm, Heineken, Peroni, Pilsner Urquell, Aspall Harry Sparrow Cyder & Aspall Suffolk Cyder.
Real AlesBlack Sheep Best Bitter (3.8% ABV) & Timothy Taylor Landlord (4.3% ABV).
WINESWine is something of a passion for us and nothing pleases us more than when we unearth a new discovery that blows our socks off! We’ve got everything from crisp refreshing whites, trendy pinks to fat juicy reds by the bottle or glass so we are really looking forward to your reaction to all the latest treasures.
Other DrinksCocktails, Tea & Range of Fairtrade Specialty Coffees.
We are accredited for excellence in service of our quality real ales.


Our menu changes with the seasons and is modern British, comfortably interwoven with some Mediterranean influences.

It ranges from traditional favourites such as fish and chips and steaks to freshly stonebaked, flat bread and pastas with the chef's daily specials showcasing the finest market fresh ingredients. There's something for everyone and for all occasions too. You don't have to go for the full works if you don't want to, just have a snack and a lovely drink in the bar with your friends.

TABLE SERVICEFull table service.
MEAL TIMESMonday - Saturday 12noon - 10pm.
Sunday 12noon - 9pm.

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OUTDOOR FACILITIESPatio Area with Giant Heated Umbrella, Car Parking, Disabled Car Parking.
GENERAL FACILITIES Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilet, Baby Changing Unit.
OTHERChildren Welcome when well behaved & dining, Dogs Welcome outside on a lead, Coach Parties Welcome by appointment, Cash Back available, Debit and Credit Cards accepted.
Red Lion pub, Handcross

The Red Lion is located in Handcross village, between Haywards Heath and Crawley, close to Nymans Garden National Trust site on the old London to Brighton Road. Originally built as a Post House in about 1819, we are now a high quality dining venue. You will find us a very welcoming pub with personal corners, real fires and candles on the table. The menu is designed by chefs who are passionate about food and it is cooked to a very high standard. Using fresh ingredients, the menu is perfect for all requirements be it a sociable meal with friends and colleagues, a special occasion evening dinner or a lazy Sunday afternoon lunch. To complement your meal there is a choice of delicious wines or a quality draught beer and other drinks available at the bar. Our mouth-watering Sunday roast, beautifully prepared by our chef, with all the trimmings, is also a winner - roaring log fires, Sunday newspapers... What better way to spend time with family or friends? Just stop by for a pint of ale, read the papers and chill out or book a table and enjoy simple food prepared with care. See you soon!