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Ye Olde Smugglers Inne

Waterloo Square, Alfriston BN26 5UE, England
+44 1323 870241
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Waterloo Square, Alfriston BN26 5UE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As city dwellers on a quick overnight getaway from London, we enjoyed our drinks at this lovely character filled pub set in the heart of picturesque Alfriston. It was just the type of watering hole we were looking for!

Thank Island-Mavericks
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The only reason I have not given 5/5 is for only minor reasons, decor a bit dated and no full English, just continental on offer. Although they did recommend a fantastic place to get our Sunday breakfast (Moonrakers). However, nice welcome, helpful on where to...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a short walking break, staying at Ye Olde Smugglers Inne in Alfriston. An old, characterful pub, with comfortable room, and warm ambience. Very friendly and welcoming atmosphere, excellent beers....a thoroughly enjoyable stay.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful lunchtime which was so good we booked for the evening and our main meal. Good choice. Great ambiance, attentive staff, laidback charm, authentic interior design, good pub grub, sensibly priced, served fresh and hot. Great selection of real of real ales and...More

Thank Dave-Eli
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great, proper old school pub with well kept beers and friendly staff. Can't comment on food as didn't eat there but very warm and inviting. sort of pub where you feel like a guest in someones home.

Thank chaterdunham
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

What a nice welcoming pub. Great homemade food. Good local beers and cider. Friendly staff. Definitely worth a repeat visit. Afternoon tea looked good. Do check specials board. The baked cod in cheese sauce was delicious. The bar area was a little cold though. Maybe...More

1  Thank Cookingmama076
Reviewed 16 February 2018

went for lunch with mother in law wife and son. Greeted politely and helpfully by man behind bar. We were served speedily. There was an excellent choice of keg and cask ales. The lunch choices were not extensive but sufficient and what you would expect...More

Thank Sussexbeerman
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Booked a table here for our annual family Christmas walk and get together. Six adults and two small children. Lovely surroundings, very helpful staff (especially the young chap with a Cavalier beard and topknot behind the bar) and good wholesome pub grub. I had the...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We were booked in via booking.com for one night as part of a short walking holiday. When we arrived, the duty manager was initially friendly . He said he was fully booked and I assumed I had made a mistake. Once I found email confirmation...More

Thank GEH91
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and four friends booked to stay here as we were attending a wedding in Alfriston. On arrival the woman behind the bar was friendly and helped us to our rooms, we had a meal there which was mediocre at best but we didn’t mind....More

Thank katiehep96
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterloo Square, Alfriston BN26 5UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Alfriston
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870241
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