A list of pubs in Lewes and nearby areas, including country pubs. Each pub has a short description and link to its website.
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Newly re-opened with an experienced team, determined to put the Abergavenny Arms back on the map. Chef Adrian Dixon, has prepared a Winter Menu with something for everyone, with daily specials. Food is locally sourced wherever possible and customers have been delighted by the quality served. Harveys and Hophead available, guest beers will also feature.
The Anchor Inn is a beautiful Sussex country pub and restaurant set in one of the loveliest and most unspoilt parts of rural Sussex on the west bank of the River Ouse, four miles upstream from the county town of Lewes. Built in 1790, the pub has a long history, and today offers two cosy bars and two restaurant rooms, serving real ales, bottled lagers, fine wines and freshly prepared bar food from an 'a la carte' menu. Boats can be hired to explore the surrounding countryside. There are also rooms and a marque available for any type of wedding, event or function. The Anchor Inn is licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies.
Just steps from the Castle, in the heart of Lewes, the Brewers Arms is an authentic pub that is steeped in tradition. The pub consists of two contrasting environments. The front bar is a comfortable area with no piped music. The back bar has Sky TV pool, darts, a jukebox, and free WiFi.
The Cock has a wonderful unspoilt bar with original oak beams, a flag-stone floor and an Inglenook fireplace, where a log fire can be found from October to the end of May. Inside there is seating for 72 diners. Our large non-smoking restaurant can cater for parties of up to 30 guests, whereas the snug (non-smoking) and lobby area (non-smoking) can accommodate smaller, more intimate groups.
The Elephant and Castle Inn or 'Elly' to her friends has been around since 1838. The pub has two function rooms which can be hired out for meetings, private parties and buffets. We also have a range of home-cooked food that you can enjoy while watching Sky TV.
The Friends of the Lewes Arms campaigned to have Harveys beer, brewed in Lewes, restored to their local pub. Greene King have reinstated Harveys at the Lewes Arms. See also Lewes Arms blog and Wikipedia.
The Half Moon in Plumpton is a beautiful two hundred year old traditional country pub. Nestled at the foot of the South Downs National Park, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Half Moon is situated ten minutes from the historic county town of Lewes and the charming village of Ditchling. We are extremely proud of our menu, which changes with the seasons and uses only the finest locally sourced produce. Our award winning Chef, Richard Willis has spent the past decade refining his skills in Sussex and brings with him an unrivalled knowledge of the best ingredients that the County can provide. Our cellar is well stocked with the finest local beers from Harveys of Lewes to our local vicar's famous Rectory ales.
Three hundred year old country inn extensively modernised but retaining the character of this historic coaching house. Set in several acres of gardens and fields complete with children's play area, boule pitch and even a cricket pitch. We are proud to be a Harveys pub and serve a range of their award-winning beers.
The John Harvey Tavern has a very welcoming atmosphere and serves up a fine selection of Harveys ales. The staff are credited with being the most helpful (but most of all, the cutest!) in Lewes. Regular live music nights and Wednesday night is Jazz Night.
The King's Head is everything a great pub should be. First and foremost you can expect a thoroughly friendly welcome when you walk into this beautiful, light, comfortable and historic pub. You will be greeted with delicious smells wafting from the kitchen, a particularly well stocked bar and a delightful pub garden proudly boasting views of Lewes castle. We have refurbished the pub, pulling up the swirling 80s carpets to restore beautiful wooden floors and the low ceilings. The food menu at The King's Head is a veritable feast of sensibly priced, locally sourced, seasonal produce prepared by great chefs who love their food and their food history.
- CAMRA's South East Pub Walks
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- Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs (CAMRA)
- Full-colour guide to over 260 pubs throughout the UK which have interiors of real historic significance - some of them stretching back a century or more. It is the first time that these pubs have been collected into a single book. » Buy the book
- Pubs and Inns of England and Wales (Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Eat & Drink)
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