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Best pub in Lewes for food & beer? Pt.2

On 31 May 2011 at 3:37pm getorffmoiland wrote:
Fantastic to read all this consumer research. Interesting that people are happy to consider pubs not in the town as well. On that note, try The Horns lodge @ Chailey, my new favourite as of a week ago last Friday. Doing a good trade and providing top notch food and drink. Dinner for 2, £45 inc tip, for two courses, drinks and coffee. Been meaning to go since it was taken over in 2008! Worth waiting for. I gave it the Ham & Egg & Chips test. Theory is, if they cock that up, they will cock everything up. I was delighted with what appeared, home prepared ham. two eggs, crispy chips........
On 31 May 2011 at 4:40pm 'ere be monsters wrote:
They do a good beer festival as well.
On 31 May 2011 at 6:19pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Glad to hear you still might get the Trevor, Tony. I miss the walk over to Glynde, but can't really be arsed if there's no yummy grub at the other end.
Fantastic roast again on Sunday, btw - beef and pork both delicious.
On 31 May 2011 at 9:32pm Mmmmmm wrote:
Love the idea of the ham, egg & chips test! One of my fave meals. Must have it more often.
On 31 May 2011 at 9:44pm Mmmmmm wrote:
Following on from Pt 1, went to the Anchor in Barcombe a few weekends ago. Still crap, I'm afraid. Half Moon in Plumpton good, but v pricey for a pub. Snowdrop and Pelham Arms top notch. Kings Head nearly up there too.
On 31 May 2011 at 10:23pm IMEYOU wrote:
The Chalk Pit is my all time fave
On 1 Jun 2011 at 11:21pm Boo Khaki wrote:
£45 for egg chips and a beer - twice????
On 2 Jun 2011 at 12:27am Food for thought wrote:
You need to get out more if you think that is outrageous Boo Khaki. It sounds like it was a two course meal with drinks and coffee for two people for about £20 a head plus tip. I eat out quite a bit and if it was good quality at reasonable value you can work it out something along these lines. Starters (£4-£5), Ham egg and chips (£7-£8), Coffee (£1.50 - £2.00), two drinks (£6-£7). Total stands at £18.50 - £22,00 a head. Add on the tip and £45 for two looks pretty reasonable. Plenty of places around here would be charging about £10 more for that meal.

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