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The Smugglers Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
+44 1323 762112
10:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Pevensey, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A really lovely cosy pub. The service was really good. The food was excellent and very fairly priced. A really nice menu with lots of choice and a very good specials board.A good selection of beers either bottle or draught. We had a wonderful lunch.

Thank 243linda
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally satisfactory. Entertained friends from London. They were most impressed. Excellent meal. First class service. Large car park. Thank you for a great evening

Thank kingjingo
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Good meal - standard pub grub very well priced. The service was very good and we enjoyed a quiet evening with friendly locals around.

Thank Jacqueline121
Blackwood, Wales, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab night at this lovely traditional Inn. Staff were great. Food and entertainment also really good. Nice place to see the new year in with friends and family.

Thank Ian James R
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Brought an overseas guest with us for lunch at the smugglers inn. Party of 5. Food was poor to average. Very bland with a clear absence of seasoning. Worst part was the total lack of attention by the waitress whom we had to ask on various occasions for cutlery; cruets and napkins. Would not recommend and we were very embarrassed... More 

3 Thank brianworth
Hastings, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Went for lunch with friends in the restaurant. Enjoyed choice of dishes & drinks. After 2 courses we were full, but you can have 3 courses for £11.50, which is good value. A bit cold in the dining area, as the radiators weren't on. Remarked to the waitress, who said she was warm because she was working!!

1 Thank Tonybythesea
Rochester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff excellent food very enjoyable Recommended sea food cocktail with walnuts 1st class Best steak ever enjoyed around open fire place

Thank andy d
Hastings, United Kingdom
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381 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Having been in the area for most of the day, we decided to finish off our visit with a stop here for some tea time eats. It was a welcoming place, which was nice as sometimes when you visit the local pubs and food stops, you find the locals being a bit stand off ish of any one not from... More 

1 Thank peppermint
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Does great food, good selection of drink and most importantly for us has a large fenced off play area for toddlers. Makes it No.1 for us on a nice hot day.

Thank PunkRoadkill
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

went here for the first time for our anniversary meal, had a 3 course meal, apart from the mushroom soup not pleasing my taste buds the other 2 courses were very nice, will be going again for sure.

Thank Steve F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
BN24 5LF

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?