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The Smugglers Inn

High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
+44 1323 762112
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“burger” (8 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
“the pub” (43 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for a meal with my husband on Friday 21st September. From the outset we were met by really friendly staff. We had booked a meal in the restaurant and decided to have the three course meal for £11.50 . . The waitress in the...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the smugglers inn for Dinner, although it was busy we managed to book a table with late notice. The meal was served in a timely fashion, freshly cooked fish and chips, which was piping hot. Would recommend this pub.

Thank ScubaB_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited 10 September 2018. We came for lunch - I had prawns/crayfish as a starter which were divine (10) My main course was cod rarebit in a white sauce which was again a 10. Followed by chocolate ice cream sundae which again scored a 10....More

Thank HoneyMonsterontour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On friends recommendation tried this pub, on a arrival told kitchen opened at 12.30, were given menus and told to sit anywhere, only to be then told as we sat down "that table is reserved so is that" We then perused the menu for 10...More

Thank 682david1066
coolcat13, Owner at The Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am very sorry you had a bad experience, but if I can explain My chefs father was taken ill and rushed to hospital. I was for the 1st time through the school holidays had taken my grandchildren to Howletts in Canterbury so I was...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Disappointing meals fish and chips batter over cooked and fish non existent the burger was cooked to destruction and dry. Pudding been in microwave too long so hard and dry the custard was lumpy and cold. Won’t be rushing back!!More

Thank Martin R
coolcat13, Owner at The Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

I am very sorry about your meal. We have regulars that come from miles for our Fresh Cod & Chips. Also our burgers are homemade with steak mince. I am shocked to hear it was dry and over cooked. We would love to have you...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch on Sunday with friends , great menu with great choices , we had a lovely home cooked pork belly roast with nice veg and cauliflower cheese , just a shame the puddings were microwaved and not home cooked .

Thank Leanneastridge
coolcat13, Owner at The Smugglers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for your review . All our food is freshly cooked and homemade. As for our desserts they are homemade but with the volume we do, we do warm them through when the orders come in. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Really old and quaint pub and restaurant. My wife and I went for an early evening meal before attending a concert in the nearby St Nicholas church. Food was very good with pleasant surroundings. The road is rather noisy since it passes right in front...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Appalling service. Went in when the pub was not overly busy. Bar staff were terrible and ignored me in favour of other customers that entered the pub after me. I clearly was not going to be served so walked out and went to the heron...More

Thank Travelbean26
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by this place following a recommendation as we were staying at a campsite round the corner. The playground outside was great for the kids. There was a bouncy castle and climbing frame. I only ordered a pint of coke and 2 fruit shoots...More

Thank tracey f
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We went on a very sunny afternoon and sat in the garden. The staff were friendly and welcoming. I liked the fact the garden was in 2 bits, one section for kids and families with a bouncy castle and playground. Then another bit which was...More

Thank emjaySussex
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: +44 1323 762112
Bn24 5lf
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