Pubs selling Real Cider
- Cade Street
- Half Moon Inn
A Victorian village local, biker friendly, with one large bar subdivided into distinct areas, including one set for diners. Quiz night is the second Sunday of the month. There is a large garden with panoramic views of the South Downs 15 miles distant. The two guest ales change regularly and a Biddenden cider is available, but not during the winter months. Bar billiards can be played. Live music features on special occasions and there are special food events, see website. A marquee is available for summer functions.
- Half Moon Inn Cade Street TN21 9BS (01435) 868646
- Cooper's Arms
This friendly local drinkers' pub has been a regular Guide entry for many years. It offers changing beers, often local and always serves them in top condition. More distant examples feature at the regular beer festivals, when all 12 handpumps are put to good use. A real cider is also sold. Food may be available on Sunday lunchtime but it is best to enquire first. Outside is a secluded rear garden with good views towards Ashdown Forest.
- Cooper's Arms Coopers Lane Crowborough TN6 1SN (01892) 654796
- East Hoathly
- King's Head
1 High Street
Family-run free house that has been a pub for over 250 years. The 1648 Brewing Company was established in 2003 in the old stables next door; two of its beers are always on the bar, often alongside a dark ale, as well as a changing cider. An extensive range of home-cooked food is served every day. There is a walled garden to the rear and additional outside seating to the front. Local CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year since 2018 and Sussex Pub of the Year runner-up 2020/21.
- King's Head 1 High Street East Hoathly BN8 6DR moc.liamtoh@8461daehsgnik(01825) 840238
- Eridge Green
- Nevill Crest & Gun
A 500 year old listed building, which is roomy and comfortable inside. Renovated and extended to the rear in 2011. A real cider is available that is regularly changed. A comprehensive food menu is available.
- Nevill Crest & Gun Eridge Road Eridge Green TN3 9JR firstname.lastname@example.org(01892) 864209
- Cellar Head Brewing Co. Tap Room
This Tap room is attached to the Cellar Head Brewery located on the Kent and Sussex Border, north of the village of Flimwell just off the A.21: look for the signs for Pillory Corner. Seating is both inside and outside with beautiful views looking across the Bewl Valley. There are usually three changing Cellar Head beers available on handpump. Cheese and charcuterie boards are available. Parking is available outside the brewery.
- Cellar Head Brewing Co. Tap Room Pillory Corner Flimwell TN5 7QR moc.gniwerbdaehrallec@selas(01580) 879523
- Roebuck Inn
Refurbished and reopened under new management in June 2015, an attractive 17th century former coaching inn in the centre of the quiet village, it is largely open plan and was once owned by Tamplins Brewery. The main bar has an attractive fireplace with a tiled surround, there is a small snug at the rear for a quiet drink and a large refurbished function room. Homemade food is locally sourced and always includes a vegetarian option. Real cider is only available during the summer months.
- Roebuck Inn Lewes Road Laughton BN8 6BG moc.liamg@nothgualkcubeor(01323) 811244
- Catts Inn
Built in 1741 and refurbished and reopened in April 2019, this is a community village local with a quiet bar for conversation and a separate games and TV room. Bought by a family owned independent pub company in 2019 from Ei Group (formerly Enterprise) when the range of beers was increased. Good value pub grub is available at the times shown with snacks available all day. Now opens Tuesday to Saturday for breakfast at 10am.
- Catts Inn High Street Rotherfield TN6 3LH (01892) 852577
- Alma Arms
65 Framfield Road
Within 10 minutes' walk of the railway and bus stations, this traditional town-centre pub has two separate bars and a large function room with its own facilities. The Alma dates from 1851 and was named after the 1854 Crimean battle. Westons Family Reserve is the regular draught cider. A quiz is held every Thursday and various other events take place occaisionally. No food is served on Monday or Tuesday.
- Alma Arms 65 Framfield Road Uckfield TN22 5AJ ku.oc.dleifkcusmraamla@ofni(01825) 762232
- White Hart
New management took over in October 2017. There is a single large bar predominantly arranged for eating, although those drinking only are welcomed. The guest beer is from the Greene King range. Food is homemade, with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients where possible, with a vegetarian option always available. Wadhurst station is one and a half miles from this part of the village.
- White Hart High Street Wadhurst TN5 6AP (01892) 782850