The Spur is our local inn, situated on the A29, just past the turning to Shellbridge Road. The family owned Spur dates back to the 17th century. Extensively refurbished over the past 15 years, it retains a cosy and welcoming atmosphere with log fires in the Winter and beautiful large gardens for warm Summer days. It also has a skittle alley. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday – 11.30 am to 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm; Sunday – 12.00 pm to 10.30 pm. Tel: 01243 814216.
The following pubs and hotel restaurant are within striking distance of Slindon:
The George Inn is in Eartham, just west of Slindon. It has been a public house for over 170 years, first shown on the Tithe Map from 1840. It is a traditional English pub, serving food – à la carte, bar food and traditional Sunday roasts – and locally brewed ales, wines and soft drinks. Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday – 11.30 am to 11.00 pm; Sunday – 12.00 pm to 10.30 pm. Tel: 01243 814340.
The Old Stables, Fontwell is across the A27 from Slindon and next door to Fontwell Racecourse. Part of Vintage Inns, The Old Stables is a character inn serving a full menu of food, good ale and wines and other drinks. Tel: 01243 543082.
The Black Horse, Binsted reopened in 2012 after extensive refurbishment. It is now a handsome traditional pub and restaurant tucked away in the hamlet of Binsted, over the A27. Good food and well kept ales are available. Tel: 01243 553325.
Hilton Avisford Park Hotel, across the A27 in Walberton, has accommodation, restaurant and a health club. Tel: 01243 558300.