The Pelham Arms is a traditional British public house situated at the top of Lewes High Street, serving local and seasonal food with a relaxed friendly service in charming surroundings. Built circa 1640, this quintessential Sussex pub has original oak beams, an inglenook fireplace, courtyard garden and is full of age-old charm. All the food is freshly prepared on the premises and The Pelham Arms is committed to using ingredients that have been ethically and responsibly produced, using only free range meats, local dairy and cheeses, free range eggs and poultry, organic grains, flours and pulses, locally caught fish and fair trade coffee and tea. The Pelham Arms take their real ale very seriously, and because of this your pint will always be top notch. The Pelham Arms are proud to be the only pub in Lewes serving fine ales from the Badger brewery.The wines have been carefully selected and include the local award winning sparkling wines from Ridgeview down the road in Ditchling and there is also an excellent range of organic juices and botanically brewed soft drinks.
by Debbie, Danehill School on 18 Dec 2018
Thank you so much for the wonderful time for our staff Christmas meal. The food was delicious and the atmosphere warm and inviting. It would perhaps be nice to have coffee and mince pies included in the price.
by Mrs Sonia Gillingham on 13 Mar 2018
Fantastic lunch. Friendly warm welcome on arrival and excellent service. The food was absolutely amazing and the restaurant has such a lovely cosy atmosphere. Would highly recommend.
by Sue Richardson on 12 Mar 2018
My daughter and I visited on the 11/3/18 which was mothering sunday. There was a nice selction of starters and I had the chicken, chorizo and spinach terrine which was so flavoursome and served with the nicest tangy tomato chutney. Both of us had slow cooked roast pork which was served with 3 varieties of vegetables, 3 large roast potates and a huge yorkshire pudding that was crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. I was especially pleased there was plenty of gravy. I passed on dessert but my daughter enjoyed milk chocolate sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream which she said was fantastic. The team work really hard and Dray, Alex and David are always so friendly and charming. If you are looking for a well cooked, beautifully presented meal then look no further than the Pelham.
by Lucy on 12 Mar 2018
Lovely meal and great relaxed atmosphere for Sunday lunch with family, kids well catered for.
by Naomi on 12 Mar 2018
Lovely place, wonderful food. Staff so warm, welcoming and professional. 5star service