This 16th century pub has low ceilings and beams, inglenook fireplaces, and a menu 'to suit all tastes'. It's no surprise it was voted as one of the top 10 cosiest pubs by The Guardian. One reviewer said: "Cosy Sunday lunch by the fireside. What could be better than a perfectly cooked roast dinner, served in a country pub whilst sat by a flame-stoked inglenook fireplace, on a rainy Sunday?" Situated in The Village, Ashurst, Steyning, BN44 3AP. (Photo: Google Street View)
Are you looking for a pub where you can enjoy a pint by a roaring fire while it’s raining outside?
Or how about a home-cooked Sunday lunch in a traditional, historic pub?
These are the top-rated pubs on TripAdvisor with reviews which each mention the word ‘cosy’, whether that’s because of the toasty fireplaces, original ceiling beams or comforting meals.
This pub has been described as 'very family and child friendly', as well as being welcoming to dogs. One reviewer said: "There's a nice cosy ambience with really attentive staff." Situated in Church Road, Partridge Green, Horsham, RH13 8JS. (Photo: Google Street View)
Take a look below at the best pubs to visit while you shelter from the rain this weekend.
This 16th century pub serves gastro-style food and focusses on sourcing local produce. One reviewer said: "Even though sun was shinning today, they had a lovely real fire to warm the pub inside and it felt cosy and inviting." Situated in Bury Hill, Bury, Chichester, RH20 1NS. (Photo: Google Street View) The business describes itself as 'a vibrant and laid-back country pub', which welcomes families, campers, walkers, dogs and everyone in between. One reviewer said: "The pub had a lovely traditional atmosphere, with a cosy log burning stove, and we were made very welcome." Situated in Wheatsheaf Road, Woodmancote, Henfield, BN5 9BD. (Photo: Google Street View) The rural country pub dates back to the 17th century. One reviewer said: "The staff were very friendly and efficient, and the pub is cosy and well decorated." Situated in Littleworth Lane, Partridge Green, Horsham, RH13 8EJ. (Photo: Google Street View) The Sloop Inn is a traditional, country pub in the heart of the Sussex countryside. One reviewer said: "Extremely cosy, and food was delicious." Situated in Sloop Lane, Scaynes Hill, Haywards Heath, RH17 7NP. (Photo: Google Street View) The Black Horse Inn has a very cosy interior thanks to its log fire and original ceiling beams. One reviewer said: "On a cold and windy winter’s evening, take a table by the open log fire ... cosy." Situated in Byworth, Petworth, GU28 0HL. (Photo: Google Street View) The Elsted is a traditional pub serving fresh home-cooked food and 'exceptional' ales. One reviewer said: "Log fires and comfy sofas give the place a cosy feel but what is more important is the friendliness of the welcome." Situated in Elsted Road, Elsted Marsh, Midhurst, GU29 0JT. (Photo: Google Street View) The Black Horse features low beams and open fires, home-cooked food, and a huge choice of cask ales and wines. One reviewer said: "The ancient pub itself is a series of cosy rooms with flagstone floors, low beams and a real fire." Situated in Nuthurst Street, Nuthurst, Horsham, RH13 6LH. (Photo: Google Street View) The Royal Oak has been described as 'a thriving and stylish Gastropub'. One reviewer said: "An attractive Inn from the outside with a cosy warm ambience inside. Good beers, delicious food and reasonably priced wine list." Situated in Pook Lane, East Lavant, Chichester, PO18 0AX. (Photo: Google Street View) The Partridge Inn has three roaring fireplaces for the winter months and a beautiful beer garden for the summer. It is also dog-friendly. One reviewer said: "Delicious Sunday roast in lovely, cosy surroundings with fabulous, friendly staff." Situated in Charlton Road, Singleton, Chichester, PO18 0EY. (Photo: Google Street View)