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56 Cliffe High Street, Lewes BN7 2AN, England
+44 1273 476918
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08:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to say I have never been to Bill's before however I do intend to go again soon. The food was outstanding and the service and staff were great, although it was a little expensive I don't mind paying for good alround quality. Only 4 stars for this visit as it was my first and I shall leave true... More 

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Thank paulalanh2017
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bill's was a fantastic and delightfully delicious eatery and gathering place , a Lewesian initiative before selling up to private equity. It suffered from losing its leadership for quite a while, but now it's back! The food is brilliant, the service is friendly and local, the venue is buzzing. If you were disappointed by one of the other Bill's, don't... More 

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Thank Stephen G
Ubrique, Spain
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377 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to Bills many times and always at lunch time. Normally it is full and you have to wait a little while for a table, Today it was at best half full. There did not seem to be enough waiting staff. It took a while to place the order. We then had to wait far too long to... More 

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Thank Jacko070
Hove, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a late lunch and sat outside in the sun. The service was friendly and efficient, the atmosphere relaxed, and the menu is full of all sorts of attractive dishes. We shared a vegetarian mezze which included garlic mushrooms, crumbed halloumi sticks, falafels, olives, fresh salsa, avocado, tzatziki, and sun dried tomatoes, every bite was delicious, and we... More 

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Thank david w
near london
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a friend for an early lunch and enjoyed delicious food, busy but great atmosphere and a lovely waitress, will definitely return

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Thank mumof2NearLondon
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just walked 17 miles on the South Downs Way and needed a place close to our hotel to eat. Our hotel (monty's b&b - great!) suggested Bill's and we were so pleased to come here. The atmosphere was lovely, the staff great and the food delicious.

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Thank Deanne P
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so popular! We queued for a few minutes for our table but the front of house guy is so efficient that the wait was not long. Nice varied menu. Service was good and friendly. Not the place to go if you want a quiet, intimate meal but we loved the lively nature of the place. My only... More 

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Thank Vanessa593
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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622 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen "Bill's" in other places but this is the first one Ive actually eat at. I love the way they are decorated, great, cosy, welcoming feel. It was a beautiful sunny evening and I planned to sit outside, staff were quick to attend to me and take my order. My Shepherd's Pie looked and tasted lovely, served with... More 

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Thank Gail T
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a local I have fond memories of Bills but the service and food have deteriorated and the prices have gone up. Waited at an outside table for our order to be taken for 35 minutes. Went to ask if they would take our order twice and eventually gave up and went to Aqua. A family on an adjoining table... More 

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Thank bundigler
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this place by chance on the main high street and we were not disappointed! The food was so good and tasty and the best bit was that everything we ordered was made fresh and from scratch. It's so refreshing to have homemade food and I thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful. Starters: we ordered a sharing... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Cliffe High Street, Lewes BN7 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 476918
Description
The mothership! Our Lewes restaurant, opened in 2001, is where the Bill's story began and it continues to be an extremely popular destination for locals and visitors from far and wide, sitting in the heart of this pretty town.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?