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Address: 22 Malling Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2RD
Telephone: 01273 474823

The Dorset, Lewes

The Dorset, Lewes

The Dorset (sometimes known as The Dorset Arms) is a large Harveys pub and hotel in the Cliffe area of Lewes – so slightly away from the central area.

The older area at the Malling Street entrance of the pub has two distinct area. There is a small snug bar on the right and a more open area on the left which opens out behind the bar into a larger and newer area. The older two areas are separated by an attractive wooden screen with coloured glazing.

Harveys Best is available all the time plus a couple of other beers from the Harveys selection including the monthly seasonal. Considering the Dorset’s proximity to the Harveys Brewery the beer quality was a little disappointing.

Wooden pannelling at the Dorset, Lewes

Wooden pannelling at the Dorset, Lewes

Food is available at lunchtimes and evenings but I have not eaten here – apart from the very reasonably priced peanuts.

On my last visit during an evening pub crawl of Lewes I was practically the only customer in the Dorset. I’m sure with all that space it must get busier at certain times.

Last visited: October 2009

Good Beer, Good Pubs rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

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  2. Richard Harbury says:

    Disappointed at not being served on boxing day due to a bar on vegans and vegetarians.
    Wont be using this pub again, ever.

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