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The Gun

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Gun Hill | Near Horam, Heathfield TN21 0JU, England
+44 1825 872361
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a party of seven. All had pizza because we all liked the idea and there was a good variety of choice. We weren't disappointed, then someone noticed there was 50% off which made it even better! Not all had puddings, three of us indulged. The other two had sticky toffee pudding and some kind of chocolate tart. The... More 

Thank Deborah T
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't been to The Gun for a while but revisited as it was good last time. The staff are very welcoming, attentive but not over the top and couldn't be better. The food is nice but quite expensive for what it is really. We went in the evening and sat by the bifold doors where it isn't so softly... More 

Thank Kitty A
Aline K, events at The Gun, responded to this review

Daer Kitty A, Thank you for your review and feedback, your comments have been noted. With best wishes, Aline More 

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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for Sunday lunch, the service was excellent, we had a table by the window looking out onto a lovely garden and the beautiful countryside. I had the roast lamb, my daughter had a sour dough pizza and her dad had the fish and chips (huge portion) you have to be hungry to finish it. We shared the... More 

Thank angelacake
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic choice of food well cooked and good potions. Good selection of Game I was hard pushed to make a decision every thing looked so appetising and the plates coming out of the kitchen made it even harder it all looked wonderful. The staff were also excellent just the right of attendance it's a place I don't go to... More 

Thank angela003
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been many times to this gastropub and have never been disappointed! Top food and great service. Thank you The Gun!

1 Thank DidgeMatt
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A staff Christmas party for 12 in February? No problem at the Gun. One person unable to eat anything but very soft food, no problem, they prepared a lovely cottage pie for her, another diner is coeliac and unable to eat dairy either, no problem a lovely fillet of stone bass with olive oil vegetables and a guarantee that it... More 

Thank alibear659
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recommended to the Gun for Sunday lunch and was not disappointed. They have lovely roasts on offer, with good thick slices of meat. My friends found the vegetables a little undercooked. On the whole they enjoyed their roast. I had the brill which was on special and that was really lovely. We followed that with a pudding, my... More 

Thank Katie E
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Always good here and not disappointed this time. Great staff, attentive but not intrusive. Spacious seating so not overlooked or cramped.

Thank smmack2016
Lewes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Initial Service very good Amuse Bouche very disappointing, mussels not fresh and tough Starters: Disappointing, very small amount of crab in Devon Crab Salad, salad leaves bitter, but dressing was good Mains: OK Desserts: Eton Mess had far too many pomegranate seeds in it, not very nice Overall a very disappointing meal considering the price. We have eaten many times... More 

1 Thank Mike C
Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This 15th century Sussex pub was a great venue for Sunday lunch with family and friends. Extensive menu where it was a challenge deciding what to have from the the many delicious options. Obvious pride is taken in the sourcing of much of the produce from local suppliers. Service was friendly and efficient. Would certainly visit again

Thank Roger G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gun Hill | Near Horam, Heathfield TN21 0JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Heathfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 872361
When walking on the Wealden Way we recommend taking the time to discover The Gun, an atmospheric pub-restaurant on the outskirts of Heathfield, East Sussex. This fifteenth century pub is full of period charm and countryside comfort, the interior carefully decorated to create light and space, bringing a touch of the modern to ancient bare bricks, wood panelling and stripped back flooring with simple, elegant but robust furnishings. An extensive landscaped garden is perfect for families, providing play equipment for children while maintaining the peace and quiet of a true country retreat. At The Gun���s bar, you���ll find all manner of well kept real ales as well as a wide selection of quality wines, while the food menu is celebrated locally for its great pies, seasonal game dishes and continental specialties, all created using locally sourced, fresh produce. Whether a snowy winters day or a hot summer evening, The Gun has a perfect atmosphere to suit, indoors or out, for dinner or just a few drinks and a bite to eat.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?