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Just a great place

I found this place on tripadvisor having never heard of it. It is tucked away just near the town... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven H
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Love this place!

I don't know why I haven't reviewed before as been here numerous times. Excellent gin and wine... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Just a great place”
7 Sep 2018
“Love this place!”
Independent Wine Merchant & Wine Bar based in Lewes, E. Sussex
32 Lansdown Place, Lewes BN7 2JU, England
+44 1273 478933
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place on tripadvisor having never heard of it. It is tucked away just near the town sound of Lewes station. Staff really very friendly. Has a great wine selection, broad ranging in both grape, country and cost and the ‘wine list’ is...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I don't know why I haven't reviewed before as been here numerous times. Excellent gin and wine selection and incredibly knowledgeable owner which adds real interest to a visit. The food platters are yummy.

Thank SunLover1109
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Such a great place to try a few wines, gin and beer. Bread basket and olives delicious. Loved the atmosphere, service and the prices were reasonable. Well done Symposium!

Thank kellypomelo
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across this and oh boy what a find! Lots of choice starting at a very reasonable prices. They don't seem to do as much food as I'd like unfortunately so we had to eat elsewhere but they do do a FABULOUS brownie.

Thank kathyfromhove
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here for a pre dinner drinks and we were so glad we did! There was so much choice; as well as wines, great beers, ciders, ports and liqueurs, and also unusual finds eg spiced dark vermouth. The staff are attentive, informative and...More

Thank katem496
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Found this place with a friend as it was close to the railway station and on our way. Lovely cosy little place with wines, drinks, teas and cheeses. Friendly laid back atmosphere for chatting and we spent a thoroughly enjoyable couple of hours there. Will...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Symposium is clearly run and staffed by people with a true passion for wine. I was having a dinner party and wanted some wines to complement my dishes and the choices made by the store manager where excellent. He really took his time and got...More

Thank Jhan R
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Two flying visits this evening, the first for house wines and the mixed platter of meat & cheese and superb local bread. The wines were very good and well described. In fact we bought two bottles of the Italian house white. The second visit for...More

Thank PRD1954
Reviewed 18 March 2015

It's a great place to go with a small group for an evening. A platter or two makes a pretty decent meal and the wine (the most important bit!) is great. The staff there are happy to make recommendations and don't try to push the...More

Thank KitLou
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Symposium has an excellent choice of wines and a selection of platters for sharing. There is coffee and cake available if that's what your looking for. The manager has a fantastic knowledge of wines and will be happy to recommend something to drink while your...More

Thank Andrew N
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