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The Gun

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Gun Hill | Near Horam, Heathfield TN21 0JU, England
+44 1825 872361
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife for a date night - really welcoming staff and a great pint to kick off. Starters were amazing - huge grilled prawns & a crispy squid dish. The wood fired oven produced a terrific pizza complimented by a Superfood salad. Good choice of wines by the glass. We will return ......

Thank howellhomes
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here over the weekend, the place was beautiful and the atmosphere was great, a really nice homie feel. Asked for the starter mushroom risotto as a main because I'm vegetarian and have a nut intolerance, there wasn't much option. Meal wasn't great and had a funny aftertaste but my friends both enjoyed theirs so I wasn't too bothered. When... More 

Thank Charlotte C
Aline K, Events at The Gun, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte C, Thank you for your comments, please accept our apologies for the error on your bill. The starter price should have been adjusted more carefully to accommodate the main course size requested. We would like to offer you a 25% discount on your next visit. Please call me on 07889 885 366 to book your table. Kind regards,... More 

Lewes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited the Gun numerous times and have never been dissapointed, the staff are very attentive and helpful. Food was great, great for a light lunch to a full on dinner.

Thank Andrew B
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch and was staggered by the number of choices of meals available. We went for good old fish and chips (well it was a Friday) and was delighted both by the quality of the food and the presentation. The food was delicious and the staff so helpful and friendly that we will definitely be returning sometime soon.

Thank Skidave
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service, a wide ranging menu and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Will definitely return, the pizza was the star of the show! Fairly pricey for pub grub but the quality warranted it.

Thank P L
Camberley, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday lunch for three. Lots of diners, including (well behaved) children. No piped music and a good buzz of conversation. Decor is "shabby chic" but comfortable. Tables are not too close to each other. We all chose the Sunday roast. The lamb was very tender and the vegetables nicely crisp but well cooked. The roast potatoes were crisp outside and... More 

Thank Michael S
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went to the gun for lunch 3days ago with two friends. What a pleasant surprise ..this was our first visit in about ten years.. A complete refurbishment and a superb menu and great service.. We say try it you won't be disappointed..........

Thank philipEastbourne
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A great place for unhurried meals in traditional surroundings. Excellent for families and a good selection of dishes for all tastes

Thank V563SQpeter
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We took Mum in law and grandson for lunch and had a beautiful meal, traditional roast for Mum, pizza for our grandson and something different for us, a lovely game pie. Lovely breads while we waited and gorgeous pudding when we thought we couldn't eat any more, and did!! Sticky toffee pudding and a brownie. From 88 year old Mum... More 

Thank AUNTYBGlynde
Sucina, Spain
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and the most stunning gardens. Beautiful views and totally safe for the kids to run around and explore. Go, you'll love it

Thank Rjhand99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gun Hill | Near Horam, Heathfield TN21 0JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Heathfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1825 872361
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 wines, while the food menu is celebrated locally for its great pies, seasonal game dishes and continental specialties, all created using locally sourced, fresh produce. Whether a snowy winters day or a hot summer evening, The Gun has a perfect atmosphere to suit, indoors or out, for dinner or just a few drinks and a bite to eat.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?