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Pelham Arms

) #7 of 91 Restaurants in Lewes €€ - €€€ , British,
High Street, Lewes BN7 1XL, England
+44 1273 476149
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (35 reviews)
“pudding” (22 reviews)
“roast pork” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
High Street, Lewes BN7 1XL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good pub food with excellent burgers and some more exotic items on the main menu. Would definitely recommend

Thank LegoLycra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the off chance Pelham Arms might have a table at 1pm on a busy Sunday afternoon, we walked that little bit further than most and were rewarded - a table inside or outside was available. That said, I would advise reserving a table like...More

Thank foodiescrumptious51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Families welcome til 8pm" it says. So we go in at 7:10 with two young children. The place is about 3/4 empty. Sorry, they said, we're expecting a lot of people. They didn't want us, and it showed, so we spent our money somewhere else.

Thank IanTheTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food - not a huge choice but excellent burger and chip and a huge "barbecue platter" with ribs, sausage, pork belly and corn bread. Badger beer was pretty good too. Cosy bar, couples dining, a family having a long slow lunch etc. Not crowded,...More

Thank MrWil_low
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a destination to go to Good service Food is amazing especially the visiting michel star chefs Park in county hall offices nearby

Thank Angus G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the cod and burger which was reilly nice! Helpful with the drinks aswell as to good service👌Not just ordinary pub food.

1  Thank Marit T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We have just had a great Sunday lunch . This was the best roast we have had out for a long time . Friendly staff . Large portions and very good quality food .

Thank David G
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Presentation was good but not a great deal of choice on the lunch menu. Nice and quick service for a lunch time

Thank Popsy1
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Walked here over the South Downs path, pretty hungry after the 7 mile hike in the end!! Carrot and coriander soup was home made and beautiful, partner had two huge pork croquettes to start - also gorgeous. Both had beef lunches which were plentiful and...More

Thank Susie W
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at the Pelham Arms many times before, and while I've always found the food a little expensive for a pub, the quality usually justifies it. Having not been in for a couple of years we visited in May for a birthday celebration, and...More

Thank tomontrips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Lewes BN7 1XL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 476149
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The Pelham Arms is a traditional British public house at the top of Lewes High Street, serving Lewes’ best local and seasonal food with a relaxed friendly service in charming surroundings.Built circa 1640, this quintessential Sussex pub has original oak beams, an inglenook fireplace, courtyard garden and is full of age-old charm. We love children at the Pelham and your little (or not so little) lovelies are welcome in the pub until 8pm. Dogs are also welcome in the bar areas. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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