Welcome to The Red Lion in Haywards Heath

The Red Lion is a premium pub, bar, and restaurant with its very own courtyard, centrally located in the heart of the picturesque town of Handcross.

With beautiful stylish interiors and an inviting outside garden space, the Red Lion is the perfect destination for all occasions.

So whether you’re looking for a spot to enjoy a quiet drink after work, drinks in the sunshine or even a pub where you and your friends can let your hair down after a long week in the office, The Red Lion has certainly mastered the art of stylish dining for everyday occasions.

Our special festive menus are here for you to feast your eyes on and book your Christmas celebration today. Whether you would like to join us for Christmas Day, Boxing Day or for the perfect New Year’s celebration, The Red Lion has everything you need for the festive season.

An outstanding pub in Handcross

With its great atmosphere, The Red Lion is a pub, restaurant and bar for people with great taste. Situated in the small yet perfectly formed village of Handcross, West Sussex, step into The Red Lion and you will be able to enjoy good honest pub food, premium interiors and a great range of real ales and wines.

So whether you pop in for a light lunch or a celebratory 3-course meal for a special occasion, our extensive menu is sure to get those taste buds tingling!

From long sunny days to cosy Sunday nights, The Red Lion is the perfect spot to enjoy scrumptious food, stylish interiors, and a friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at home from the moment you step through the door. 

Opening Hours

  • Monday Midday-10pm
  • Tuesday Midday-10pm
  • Wednesday Midday-10pm
  • Thursday Midday-10pm
  • Friday Midday-11pm
  • Saturday Midday-11pm
  • Sunday Midday-10:30pm


Call The Red Lion on 01444 400292


The Red Lion, High Street, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6BP

In some places, we’ve temporarily reduced our opening hours or may be subject to local restricted opening hours- please note the last table booking for food will normally be at least 1.5hrs before the actual pub closing time. For the latest opening hours, please visit our Facebook page or call us directly