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The Smugglers Inn

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High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
01323 762112
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
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71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great place for a wedding reception. Great food, very tasty and plenty of it, great staff they know their job. Would recommend this for a wedding or for dinner or lunch. Very good choices on the menu and reasonable prices. Plenty of seats outside also. Opposite Pevensey Castle.

Thank BHAgirl
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For a truly homemade taste, really fresh salads, an excellent choice and all provided with a friendly personal service....visit the Smugglers. An Inn with a separate restaurant, still in the same "old world country style" as the Bar and a large car park to the rear. All this for a very reasonably priced and wide choice of menu......good selection of... More 

Thank Graham S
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Out for a walk and came across this pub near the castle - what a great find. Intended to have a quick half but saw the food coming out and we ordered pie and burger. Both meals lovely with fantastic big chips. Staff friendly - will return soon to sample more of the menu.

Thank 235Alan
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow . I can honestly say I don't think I've ever been as impressed with any service or establishment as I have this place . We are a group of 8 staying at a campsite in Bexhill and we're looking for somewhere suitable for an evening meal for ages 4 to 70. We were lured in by the kids playground... More 

Thank frenchfry
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Sunday lunch here whilst visiting the Pevensey Ukelele Festival which was being held in the garden. The staff were very pleasant and efficient and coped well with our party of nine. We had lamb shanks with roast, pork belly, roast beef and steak and ale pie. All were delicious. The vegetables consisted of fresh swede, cabbage, peas and... More 

Thank SueB852935
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went to the restaurant early Saturday evening. The food was good and reasonable priced. The staff were welcoming and friendly. I am certainly returning to this pub in the future. I recommend this pub to both couples and families.

Thank Lyn1990
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a place to get a splendid dinner at a rock bottom price you CANNOT do better than an evening meal at The Smugglers. There was a wide menu choice and my wife and I had different courses. I warn you, there is only one problem with The Smugglers set dinner. You will eat too much, probably drink too much,,then... More 

Thank Edward L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited a number of times this week whilst on holiday. The food has been consistently good with plenty of choice, and children's meals are excellent. Staff are friendly and helpful. Would recommend it and will be returning next year.

1 Thank Tracey B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Pub but don't go there for a laughter filled time the Landladies attitude leaves a lot to be desired. She is rude and just shuts when she feels like it. Sadly it used to be great Pub.

1 Thank Tony B
Bedford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try this as it looked a nice old building. we had pre booked but although our booking was there, no name was against it. we ordered our drinks and wine to have with our meal, we opened the wine only to realise it was not the one we ordered, we asked them to change it, which they... More 

Thank Heather L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Pevensey
  • Phone Number: 01323 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?