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Yew Tree Inn

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Arlington Village The Street, Polegate BN26 6RX, England
+44 1323 870590
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always did not disapoint.varied menu and specials board.everything freshly cooked just as you like it.staff very friendly and always helpful.nice choice of beverages.a very pleasant pub to eat.never had any problems.

Thank Tony R
Lewes, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok so its not posh, Its pretty and quaint - its a country pub that serves nice food. One that unless you know about it you wouldn't find it. Its very popular and you need to book. Staff are helpful. I think to be fair it does need a bit of a makeover décor wise, I've been visiting for some... More 

Thank Steph W
Brighton, East Sussex
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends on Saturday 6/5/2017, had a table booked for 4, very cosy inside and perhaps too warm in temperature but all was fine, we ordered at the bar which personally for me much prefer menus, we were offered a menu but only had some basic meals on it with the full menu was on the blackboard at... More 

Thank Guido G
East Sussex
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Yew Tree with some friends. Usually very busy but not so this time. Service was slow. Food was ok but some thought more like school dinners with roast potatoes not all that fresh. Desserts were excellent though which made up for the first course. Large portions so good for hungry people.

Thank Nicja
Lancing, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to come here often but once the decision was taken that dogs were only allowed in the "public" bar area and no longer in the other bar area we stopped visiting. My first visit would have been in 1986 and after 30 years we decided to visit today after having taken the dogs for a lovely walk in... More 

Thank MichaelCurly
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food great service out standing price ££ would go again and again please try but book in advance its a bit out of the way off the beaten track in the country side . Every table was full and the phone never stopped ringing

Thank James S
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Yew Tree for a family meal. As always the pub is extremely popular and very busy. The staff are Friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The food was excellent at a reasonable price.

Thank deanjarvo
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've not been to the Yew Tree since I moved away back in 1998. I just had to have the seafood platter again. OH MY WORD!!! I wasn't disappointed. I miss my seafood as it doesn't taste the same in Yorkshire so my tastebuds were completely reawakened to the taste of real seafood as it should be. I'm salivating as... More 

Thank Jacqueline S
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Yew Tree after visiting my grandfather's grave in Arlington church. We planted a bush and the staff kindly gave us some water to bed it in. We had a roast dinner, despite being midweek. We didn't expect much due to that, but found it to be not much better than a school dinner. The meat seemed to... More 

Thank Alex D
London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been coming to the Yew Tree for about 15 years and it is now a shadow of its former self. Decided to give it 4 stars but it was almost 3 stars (used to be 5 stars).The food was good was not the size portions and quality of previous visits. It seemed to lack the atmosphere it used to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arlington Village The Street, Polegate BN26 6RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Polegate
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870590

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