Places to Eat

Some Local Recommended Gastro Pubs within a short distance.

The Merrie Harriers, Cowbeech

BN27 4JQ
The local pub on the doorstep. Providing Harvey’s bitter and ‘quality fresh cooked food’
(01323) 833108 – 3 minute walk

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The Star Inn, Old Heathfield

TN21 9AH
12th Century Pub which offers ‘Bistro Style dining’ – modern and european. ‘Garden cooking & eating’.
(01435) 863570 – 3 miles

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The Black Duck

TN21 9BD
Good classic pub food, also offers traditional Sunday Roasts.
(01435) 830636 – 3 miles

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The Horse & Groom

TN21 9QE
Country Gastro Pub with ‘Specialty’ Boards, Quality fresh food at all times with additional lunchtime menu and garden dining.
(01435) 830320 – 2 miles

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The Lamb Inn

BN27 1RY
‘A Mix of Modern & Traditional Cuisine – Fish a Speciality’
17th Century Country Inn – En route to the coast at Pevensey
(01323) 832116 – 4 miles

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The Gun

TN21 0JU
A 15th century pub simply oozing charm and atmosphere situated in the heart of the sussex countryside directly on the Wealden Way, one of the most beautiful walks in East Sussex.
(01825) 872 361 – 6 miles

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Additionally there are many very well-regarded and award winning fine dining restaurants close by;

The Sundial, Herstmonceux, BN27 4LA – (01323) 832217

‘Finest French Cuisine featuring Seasonal Local Delicacies’, Gourmet evenings, cookery courses & special events.


The Galin, Heathfield, TN21 8JD – (01435) 863061

Exceptional modern European cuisine.


Webbes Restaurants and Cookery School

The Wild Mushroom – Westfield (01424) 751137

The Fish Cafe – Rye (01797) 222226

Rock A Nore – Hastings (01424) 721650

Gourmet, contemporary restaurants with an emphasis on fish and local produce.


The Curlew, Bodiam, TN32 5UY – (01580) 861394

A ‘Best Eating Experience’ for Modern British dining where formal food meets informal dining.


Nobles, Battle, TN33 0AE – (01424) 774422

A dining experience with seasonal & local produce in a relaxed professional environment.


The Griffin, Fletching, TN22 3SS – (01825) 722890

Great for summer with a wood oven on the Terrace and a Spit Barbeque.


The Jolly Sportsman, East Chiltington, BN7 3BA – (01273) 890400

Country Pub / Restaurant set in the South Downs National Park, offers fantastic seasonal food and prides itself on fine cooking rather than fine dining.


The West House, Biddenden, TN27 8AH – (01580) 291341

A characterful beamed restaurant with contemporary oil paintings and a wood-burning stove; one in a row of former weavers‘ cottages in a picturesque village.


Thackeray’s, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1EA – (01892) 511921

Grade II listed clapperboard house; once home to the author, Thackeray. Two stylish, contemporary dining rooms and a delightful terrace; original features include lovely oak flooring. Exacting, skilful cooking with clear, well-defined flavours: classical dishes display modern elements.

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Given adequate notice and sufficient numbers, a contract chef & staff can be arranged. Please Contact us for details.


Chinese: Li’s Cottage, Hailsham – Tel: 01323 848995

New Evergreen, Heathfield – Tel: 01435 863381

Indian: Eastern Promise, Herstmonceux – Tel: 01323 832533

Café Rasoi, Heathfield – Tel: 01435 860770

Pizza Van: Tuesday evenings, Punnetts Town.

Italian: Prezzo, Hailsham – Tel: 01323 442010

 (Some with Delivery service)

Waitrose, Hailsham & Heathfield
Marks & Spencer, Glynde Gap
Tesco, Hailsham
Lidl, Eastbourne