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Great beer, ditch the vino

Has been a great boozer for many years, an excellent range of beer always in tip top condition. My... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
37166
Always good & entertaining

Only here for the beer and the numerous ales are shown on a chalk board. Chose a 7% sweet cider... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
TheGuv-and-Bolli
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has been a great boozer for many years, an excellent range of beer always in tip top condition. My mistake this time was to have a glass of merlot. I won't be doing that again! If I'd stuck to the beer this would have been...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Only here for the beer and the numerous ales are shown on a chalk board. Chose a 7% sweet cider think it was called Coxeshead and a pint of the Cinque Ports from Rother Valley Brewing of Northiam. Both very good and enjoyed an entertaining...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Always a great selection of beers on tap especially the Harvey’s Best ! Whether living in Lewes or just visiting Its well worth dropping in to sample the great tasting beverages

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

I slated this place because of a problem with the Landlord. Turns out he was the bar manager and guess what.... He's gone. :-) As I said before it has the best beer and not it has friendly staff too. Great pup for ale lovers...More

2  Thank bruce h
Reviewed 7 January 2018

First off I love Lewes, the people of Lewes and I adore real ale so this should be the best pub in the world in my books. I love over the road and was very excited about having the Gardener's Arma as my local. But...More

2  Thank bruce h
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Visited twice here on a short trip to explore Lewes. Just great. Good beer, great staff, friendly locals, decent prices. Unpretentious proper experience of Lewes. Will be back.

2  Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Went in Twice last week whilst on a Visit to Lewes... GR8 Ale and Service ... Roll on next trip... Steve, Blackpool..

2  Thank J5221VOsteve
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Just he popped in for the one drink when working in the town. I was very pleased to find that there was a decent choice of cask ales at a reasonable price for the area. Being in the town that brews Harveys Ales, I went...More

2  Thank craigbarker1970
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I have visited this pub many times but felt compelled to write about it this time as I live in Lewes and this boozer is legendary. It's tiny though and positioned right in the heart of Lewes and you get a feel for the true...More

1  Thank Cheeky_leon
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Drank here quite a few times , over the years and sometimes the beer is good, but not always, which is basically the main reason for going in here. The last time we drank here, all the beers we tried, tasted sour and sharp. The...More

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