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Ye Olde Smugglers Inne

Waterloo Square, Alfriston BN26 5UE, England
+44 1323 870241
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“treacle tart” (2 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Waterloo Square, Alfriston BN26 5UE, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in the charming village of Alfriston the pub looks the part and has a good ‘old world’ feel. Good range of beers and local ales. Wide ranging menu with changing ‘specials board’. Service was polite and friendly. Long delay in food service. Strange as...More

1  Thank Chris57Pat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Alfriston and feeling very tired on our first night so thought we'd make our way to the local for a drink and meal rather than go to a restaurant. It was a great little local with friendly staff and warm and...More

Thank huntSurrey
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We stayed here for 1 night after walking from Eastbourne. The room was really nice, plenty big enough, clean etc. Breakfast in the morning was ok.

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We walked over to Alfriston for lunch, the first pub we came to, in the high street, do a selection of roasts for £14.50 but unfortuntly where too busy to accomodate us. so we walked down the road to the Smugglers, they were not so...More

1  Thank joe c
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We arrived at this beautiful, old pub in the pretty village of Alfriston recently as we were walking the South Downs Way and were soon booked into our room by a very helpful and friendly barman. The room in the wonderful old atmospheric building was...More

2  Thank TenerifeRambler
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The staff were nice enough - but the food was just not up to par. I had the pan fried duck - and the skin hadn't been scored - so it was tough as anything and dry. The sauce was overpowering - and I believe...More

1  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on 10/09/17 a wet sunday evening in a party of four. Staff friendly and helpful, had a drink to start and ordered our food at the same time. They have a pub classics menu and a lovely specials board. I had black bream with...More

Thank HaylesB33
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A group of ten of us visited this Wednesday lunch time and were all impressed by the quality of the food and friendliness of the staff. We had a nice drink in the beer garden and moved into the conservatory for the food. I had...More

Thank JohnGranshaw
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Dreadful meal, dreadful service. Avoid at all costs. Meals do not fit the description on the menu. Nearly an hours wait for a steak. Total disappointment as had a drink at lunch, lovely friendly barman then, evening staff however really let the place down. No...More

1  Thank Julie080887
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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