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RestaurantsEast SussexBodiamTN32

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February 2020 - The Small Holding’s Will Devlin is announced as the pub's new owner and it will re-open on February 19.

survey result

Summary

£72
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Since a change of team, this remote coaching inn “has raised its game” winning only positive feedback this year for its “innovative menu with local ingredients”: fans say it’s “back to Michelin star standards”.

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With a change of regime, and new chef Gary Jarvis (ex-The Barn at Coworth Park) at the helm, this art-lined, remote coaching inn seems to be “back on track”. Some reports are still critical, but more often it’s credited with turning out “imaginative” food that’s “worth paying a little more for”.

Summary

£59
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Polarised reports this year on this old coaching inn, set in the middle of nowhere. To fans it’s a worthy winner of the Sussex Food and Drink Awards, but to a worrying number of critics it’s “resting on its laurels” (“I so wanted to like it, but everything was disappointing”). Some kind of resolution may be afoot, however – the business was put up for sale in autumn 2016.

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Restaurant details

Menu
Yes
64

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 80.00 D only 6

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.00 £24.00 £4.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Junction Rd, Bodiam, TN32 5UY
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm

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