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The Gun

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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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
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, European, British, Pub
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this pub - great country location, list of recommended walks available. Lovely interior. We were seated by the open fire. Had a delightful goats cheese, pumpkin pizza, made in front of us, together with a fabulously tasty artichoke and parmesan salad. Pudding was a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lyndal92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time to The Gun. So impressed with the Electric Car charge points outside. The food was absolutely faultless and generously proportioned. The service was friendly and welcoming. We will definitely go to The Gun again.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank davidbas33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to its location we had booked our table in advance however upon on arrival it was quite obvious that they had no record of it. We ended up being seated away from the main restaurant area which was a shame however the staff were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Busyparent2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with customers for work, lovely bar with parking available out the front, the place is clean and warm. We were shown to our table and handed the menu and told the specials, The food arrived promptly and was very well presented, the fillet...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank smith-brett94
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We turned up on spec on a Sunday afternoon. Very busy and booking preferred but they found us a tiny table. Offered the Bar Menu instead, we sat on stools at the bar, which was quiet, quaintly decorated in country cookware, and good ales available....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank satiate001
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

A little off the beaten track but worth making the effort to get there, as the full dining room showed. On a cold wet February night a warm open fire in a very traditional English pub is a great welcome. The dinning area is well...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank andymulhollM
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Living locally we have been in the habit of visiting the Gun frequently however over the past twelve months our visits have become less frequent. The staff are still friendly and helpful, the pub is full of character and charming but is now let down...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank clives868
Reviewed 20 January 2019

Sunday lunch for 6. Very prompt service and nice hot food which everyone enjoyed. So can recommend. On this basis almost certainly necessary to book in advance as some people were just turning up only to be disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michael J
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

This is a wonderfully cosy pub, just what you need if your travelling in from the city. They have freshly made stone baked pizzas as well which was a nice surprise! Definitely 10/10

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lizzie627
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

The Gun stands head and shoulders apart from pubs for miles around,the menu is quite different from the usual pub food one expects , right down to their signature pizzas. Which we tried and were certainly not disappointed. Extremely pleasant staff , a warm welcome...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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29 September 2015|
Response from clives868 |
Dogs are welcome in the bar
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