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The Smugglers Inn

) #8 of 22 Restaurants in Pevensey €€ - €€€ , British,
High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
+44 1323 762112
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“the pub” (39 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice pub with restaurant serving good variety of meals. The food was lovely, staff and locals friendly, comfortable atmosphere. A group of us had an early evening meal and couldn't fault it!

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family , and had the 3 course options, quality was pretty good , food tasty and staff friendly , only one downside a little slow, would recommend to all though , dog friendly kids play area and 500 years old ,...More

Thank chrisseagull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did not eat here as tried on off chance and was full. But worth a mention for the way we were received by a very pleasant lady who could not apologise enough. Definitely on the list to visit next time.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a super evening - a party of 12 of us. The food was very tasty - my bacon and chicken salad was delicious and we loved the chunky chips! Friendly staff ( we had some good banter between us! ) and the bonus was...More

Thank wendy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old world pub under the gates of pevensey castle ìn a little street littered with history. Right opposite the old court house which is a delight to visit and listen to the stories of old. Told well by the volunteers. This is a treat...More

Thank williamrJ6619XK
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Ate a lovely meal at this pub. Well presented and tasty. All our party enjoyed their food. However, the service was lacking in friendliness, we were ignored regarding the desert having waited with the menus we finally gave up and went to bar to ask...More

Thank Kathy288Polegate
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This lunch was for mine and my husband's 50th Wedding Anniversary and I must say I was very disappointed. The landlady was aware that it was a special occasion, which has made it worse. It was a party o 14 and included all of our...More

2  Thank Christine D
coolcat13, Owner at The Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

It is not like me to respond to a review, but I am very sorry you felt that way, but that is not the way it happened. On arrival I did tell your husband who came to the bar for some drinks before you went...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

First visit, restaurant was recommended, food very good but I need to make a special mention of the waitress that served us, I think her name was Jemma (working Tue 25th April) what an asset, made our evening very enjoyable. Note to management You've got...More

Thank frankandrosa
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We came here with daughter, grandsons, sister and brother-in-law for a family Sunday lunch on the day of the Scarecrow Festival. The meal was great for families and the added bonus was the garden where the children enjoyed playing on the bouncy castle. Unfortunately the...More

Thank katherinemusson
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Nice traditional old pub - Food is very good and reasonably priced they put on a lot of events so always good to visit around bank holidays

Thank richardmartin15
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Pevensey
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 762112
  • E-mail
BN24 5LF
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