The Tiger Inn
“Village inn with splendid downland views” - AA Inspector
EAST DEAN, EAST SUSSEX
Set beside the large sloping green in one of the prettiest old villages on the South Downs, it's just a short stroll along downland paths from the inn to the magnificent coastal walk at the renowned Seven Sisters cliffs. The pub was once the base for smugglers landing contraband and the interior recalls such heady days, with log fires, beams, stone floors and ancient settles. With a rotating selection of beers from local microbreweries, there is always something interesting on tap. The menu, too, is laden with local ingredients and fresh fish features in several choices; or look for game pie or beef stroganoff. Steamed puddings lead the sweet choice.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Open all year
- Wide selection of Ales
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About the area
Discover East Sussex
East Sussex, along with its western counterpart, is packed with interest. This is a land of stately homes and castles, miles of breezy chalk cliffs overlooking the English Channel, pretty rivers, picturesque villages and links to our glorious past. Mention Sussex to many people and images of the South Downs immediately spring to mind – ‘vast, smooth, shaven, serene,’ as the writer Virginia Woolf described them. She and her husband lived at Monk’s House in the village of Rodmell, near Lewes, and today, her modest home is managed by the National Trust and open to the public.
There are a great many historic landmarks within Sussex, but probably the most famous is the battlefield where William, Duke of Normandy defeated Harold and his Saxon army to become William the Conqueror of England. By visiting Battle, near Hastings, you can, with a little imagination, picture the bloody events that led to his defeat. East Sussex’s pretty towns such as Lewes, Rye and Uckfield have their charms, while the city of Brighton offers museums and fascinating landmarks, the best-known and grandest feature being the Royal Pavilion.
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