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Blacksmiths Arms

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Offham $$ - $$$ , British,
London Road, Offham, Lewes BN7 3QD, England
01273
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
London Road, Offham, Lewes BN7 3QD, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for an evening meal and believe you me we are really fussy eaters as we can cook really well. Asparagus chorizo and egg first course. Chorizo proper chorizo, asparagus cooked to perfection and normally I hate lettuce but the dressing...More

Thank sally t
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sally, thank you for your review and your continued support. Seriously we are very happy that the local community support us and in return we understand our place within the community - long may our relationship continue to blossom. I have no doubt you...More

Reviewed May 18, 2017

I hadn’t been to the Blacksmiths Arms since it changed management, so I was struck by the upmarket improvements to the furniture and decor when we arrived one evening last week for dinner. I had requested a table for five preferably by a window and...More

Thank BrightonVoyager
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Brighton Voyager, Many thanks for your visit and review. Being a destination business these reviews really help our little business grow, especially when as detailed as yours. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back at some point in the future. thanks again...More

Reviewed April 29, 2017

We booked a lunchtime table for eight people to celebrate my mother's 96th birthday. Having made the booking we received an email from Fred informing us that the chef we had previously spoken to had left, giving us the option to make alternative arrangements if...More

Thank Michael P
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Hello Michael, Thank you very much for taking time to write such a great review. My team and I try to treat guests as we would expect to be treated ourselves. We believe honesty is the only way to grow our business and knowing what...More

Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for two nights recently as going fishing in Brighton. Great hosts,great food,spotlessly clean. We will definitely return in the near future.

Thank Andrew D
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Hey Andrew... It was a total pleasure and will be again in the future. You know where we are if needed. Hope you catch 'the one' sometime soon! Fred , Oscar and Dorothy

Reviewed April 21, 2017

Booked dinner lat minute , good table , attentive staff a couple of minor issues which were sorted out immediately . The food was delicious started with grav lax pickled white radish very good , followed by sea bass , spring greens new potatoes ,...More

Thank AnnaSussex
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

hello Anna, thank you for writing the review, I remember your visit on a chaotic Friday night. It's our policy to address any issues as asap as we understand it directly affects your experience and our reputation, we also like intimate service which is possible...More

Reviewed March 16, 2017

Stayed here for 1 night. Fred, Oscar and Dorothy were excellent hosts. Nice room, comfy bed and great breakfast also. Lovely atmosphere in the bar, look forward to visiting again soon. Very relaxing.More

Thank MichaelandNikki2017
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2017

Hello Michael, apologies for my tardy reply, thanks for taking time to review our business. It was a pleasure having you here and we all - including Dotty will be very happy to welcome you back on your return. enjoy your day Fred, Oscar and...More

Reviewed February 20, 2017

Took grandson here for lunch.Very limited menu.Pie arrived with good veg and potato but the pie had a white top and was very unappetizing but not bad content. Restaurant only had two other people in it.Overall pretty disappointing but I am used to the Shepherd...More

1  Thank BobSussexEngland
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Dear Bob, Thank you for your review, I remember you coming for lunch with your grandson as I served you and also remember returning to your table to check that everything was good, to which you replied it was. I agree it's really disappointing -...More

Reviewed January 25, 2017

Visited the Blacksmiths Arms as a group of 7 adults with one child. We pre-booked our meal as there were so many of us. A high chair was brought out for us as well, which was clean and of good quality. The pub itself is...More

1  Thank vers4ce
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2017

Good afternoon, Firstly It's seldom that we receive reviews as detailed and as 'fair' as yours. We really appreciate the feedback and your time. All the details you mention have taken time and thought to implicate and it's great that our guests appreciate and notice...More

Reviewed January 4, 2017

Spent NYE with Fred & Oscar & the locals, what a great evening, fabulous hosts, friendly bar staff, comfortable surroundings, the room I stayed in was great & the bed was so delightful. Didn't get chance to eat but will definitely go back & sample...More

Thank Nicola D
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

hello Nicola, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. It was a total pleasure hosting you on NYE. We had a fantastic time and by all accounts we are already being asked for next year!!! Please let me know if...More

Reviewed January 1, 2017

Stayed here last night to celebrate the New Year and took the opportunity to stay in one of the most comfortable beds ever .fabulous evening made by hosts Gary and Oscar .they have great plans for the place and deserve to do well based on...More

Thank Robin B
Fredhambleton, Owner at Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Good evening Robin, Thank you for your review, we are so glad you had a restful nights sleep. we are refurbishing the bedrooms in February to add a few further 'creature comforts'. We hope to see you again at some point thanks again Fred and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Offham, Lewes BN7 3QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes  >  Offham
  • Phone Number: 01273
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