The following are all the pubs which offer discounts to CAMRA members.
Sussex Branches pubs selling real ale
2-6 Elm Grove
Situated at the bottom of Elm Grove, The Admiral has recently been refurbished and now boasts up to five handpumps from which to serve a wide range of ever changing real ales. Whilst the majority of the ales come from local breweries there is often a guest from further afield. Real cider now served. Aug 2019 - under new management
- Brighton Bierhaus
161 Edward Street
6th April 2017 former Jury's Out re-opened as Brighton Bierhaus. Brewery tap for Brighton Bier with 5 handpumps and 13 keg lines. Serving both Brighton Bier and guest ales, plus two handpumps serving real cider. Large screen behind bar displays beer list with descriptions and prices. Drinks served in one third, half, two thirds and pint measures. Food available to order from Pizzaface in Kemptown and delivered to the pub; also German hot dogs. Pour to door available - see website for details.
- Druids Head
9 Brighton Place
Historic pub dating back to 1510 in The Lanes area
- Haus on the Hill
58 Southover Street
Pub has been taken over by Brighton Bier. Open again - Oct 2018 - three handpumps dispensing Brighton Bier and one guest. Food is provided by Dizzy-Gull. Now offers Camra discount.
- Market Inn
1 Market Street
The Market Inn was built in the 1800's and beautifully converted in the 1900's to a fine traditional English pub. Situated in the heart of Brighton's historic Lanes area, two minutes from the Brighton Pavilion, the seafront, the pier and close to the Brighton Centre, the Dome, Theatre Royal and the shopping amenities of the Churchill Square Shopping Centre. Food is available all day 10% discount to Camra members.
- Mucky Duck
7-9 Manchester Street
They claim to be an independently owned, creatively minded, traditionally styled pub with a modern outlook, serving good drinks in a nice pub. The traditional pub food is hearty, delicious and great value. Sunday roasts are amazing, and huge!.They have regular DJs and live music and are always looking for new musicians to play. All the artwork has been supplied by Brighton-based artists, and is available to buy, new pieces are always welcome.
- Preston Park Tavern
88 Havelock Road
The Preston Park Tavern is a relaxed, contemporary pub serving great food and drink in informal yet sophisticated surroundings. Formerly a Kemp Town Brewery pub, named the Preston Park Hotel (see photo). Now part of the Indigo Pub Co group.
- Prince George
5 Trafalgar Street
Close to many London Road bus routes, this pub has several cosy drinking areas off the main bar, which serves up to six real ales mainly from Sussex microbreweries such as 360, Gun, Firebird and Greyhound. Award winning vegetarian food is served . The outside area at the rear is heated and covered. Under 18's welcome until 7pm. Quiz night is Sunday and a DJ plays Fridays and Saturdays..
- Admiral 2-6 Elm Grove Brighton BN2 3DD moc.liamg@esuohelalarimda(01273) 691028
- Burgess Hill
- Block & Gasket
23 Church Rd
The Block & Gasket, formerly the Jacob’s Post, is in the town centre of Burgess Hill. Lunchtimes offer some of the best deals in town, in a comfy, traditional (yet trendy) setting. Throughout the week, SKY Sports and ESPN are played on our plasma TVs, both inside and out, or on one of our big screens, creating a real match-day atmosphere. If you’re looking for a party, then Thursday, Friday or Saturday night sees us as the place to be, with our 300-capacity venue regularly filled.
- Quench Bar & Kitchen
2-4 Church Road
Quench Bar & Kitchen is located in central Burgess Hill and features a contemporary bar, packed with quality spirits, lagers, fine wines and non-alcoholic drinks. They also serve a range of teas and Italian espressos - the perfect way to unwind, celebrate or just spend time with friends.
- Six Gold Martlets
49-51 Church Walk
Shop unit conversion in the centre of Burgess Hill.
- Block & Gasket 23 Church Rd Burgess Hill RH15 9BB firstname.lastname@example.org(01444) 258260
- Chichester Inn
38 West Street
Pleasant two-bar pub with a real fire in the front lounge surrounded by comfortable chairs with a mix of seating and table types elsewhere. The larger public bar to the rear features regular live music on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Outside is an attractive walled garden with a heated and covered smoking area. Four B and B rooms are available. Food includes Sunday lunches. There is a strong emphasis on Locales.
- Hole in the Wall
1A St Martins Street
Though Greene King are the owners, this is NOT a Greene King pub. It is leased to and operated by Big Smoke Brewing Company of Esher, so one of the best pubs in the city for real ale choice. Two of the real ales are normally their own. The building is believed to have started life in the C18th as a debtors prison, but this is an old pub, once of two bars but knocked through so the bar wraps round from the front to the back via a smaller side room. The interior features brick pillars and half height painted wood panelling, The large space is sufficiently split up to create a cosy, friendly atmosphere. There are 12 hand pumps on the L-shaped bar, eight for real ale, and four for real cider. The twenty keg beers are listed on a blackboard above the bar. Both keg and cask offerings include Big Smoke's own beers as well as others sourced nationally. Food is good too. Unobtrusive background music is from Vinyl only. Quiz nights on Sundays. A good food selection from snacks to full meals is available all day from Noon until 9.30.
- Chichester Inn 38 West Street Chichester PO19 1RP (01243) 783185
- Bosham Inn Main Road Chidham PO18 8PW (01243) 575027
This Vintage Inn has plenty of rustic charm although this particular thatched country inn is actually a modern reproduction having been built around the turn of the century. The large garden that wraps around the front is always popular in summer. Although it is a popular food pub there is plenty of seating for drinkers inside too. Beer choice is usually limited to standard national brands.
- Oystercatcher Yapton Road Climping BN17 5RU (01903) 726354
- Brewery Shades
85 High Street
Arguably the oldest building in Crawley High Street, dating back to 1400 and complete with two active ghosts. As befits such a building, the pub has a great range of real ale and ciders, complemented buy a traditional food offering. The licensee has a true passion for the trade, demonstrated by the positively inspired range of guest ales available, always in excellent condition. The haunted upstairs room is now available for meetings. Good food is served during the day and evening - try the mixed grill. Gives CAMRA discount, also runs additional loyalty scheme. Surrey & Sussex Regional Cider Pub of the year 2018
- Frogshole Farm
Originally a 16th century farmhouse, it was rebuilt in 2008 following a fire. The original part of the building survived the fire and has been carefully renovated and restored, retaining features such as the big inglenook fireplace. The pub is food lead, there are normally 5 real ales on at a time from the Mitchells & Butlers portfolio.
- Hillside Inn
Balcombe Road, Pound Hill
Lovely pub with oak beams dating from the 17th century, flagstone floors with the walls either wood panelling or brick. There are numerous alcoves that give some privacy with comfy settles and chairs. The bar is central and curved and almost round. Good food is provided and very popular. The garden at the front is pretty with table and chairs.
- Snooty Fox
On the main road, opposite Three Bridges railway station, the Snooty Fox is a warm welcoming pub offering much for everyone. Built in the early 1990's it replaced the earlier Fox, situated under the railway bridge, which was demolished when the road was widened. The pub is quite unusual in style with plenty of glass to create a light atmosphere and an open plan layout to maximise space. The pub's central bar area is very large catering for over 200 people. There is a well stocked bar and facilities for showing sport. Food is available from a main menu every day. With a great atmosphere and disabled facilities this pub is very accessible. It can be extremely busy when important sporting events are being viewed. There is a good locals trade and many commuting customers come here. There are 6 sticks, four have real ale, two GK IPA and Harveys Sussex Best are house beers, the other two real ales are rotated with other beers from the GK stable. The 5th line had Henry Weston Family Reserve Cider. Line 6 is spare.
- Brewery Shades 85 High Street Crawley RH10 1BA ku.oc.liamtoh@sedahsyrewerb(01293) 514255
- Crow & Gate
Large single bar pub subdivided into various areas, primarily an eating establishment. A refurbishment in April 2017 retained beams and fireplaces in the original part of the pub.
- Crow & Gate Uckfield Road Crowborough TN6 3TA (01892) 603461
A tastefully refurbished old village pub, originally a coaching inn. The landlord celebrates the best of English and especially Sussex which extends to the whole of the drinks and food menu. The changing beers are all from Sussex, Surrey or Hampshire microbreweries. Typically one is a hoppy golden or pale ale whilst the other is Porter, Old Ale or Mild according to season. Keg beers and lagers are from British microbreweries. The food menu is expertly cooked by a professional chef team ingredients sourced from within a few miles of the pub and the restaurant has been recently refurbished. Popular with walkers and cyclists, the pub has collaborated with the National Trust on a 4 mile walk through the adjacent Slindon Woods. A beer festival is usually held each April featuring up to 25 Sussex ales and live music in a marquee. Runner Up for Sussex Life magazine Community Pub of the Year 2015.
- George Eartham PO18 0LT moc.mahtraeegroegeht@ofni(01243) 814340
- East Grinstead
- Dorset Arms
58 High Street
Large pub in East Grinstead High Street with an extensive single,circular bar divided into various seating areas including zones with sofas and soft furnishings and an area suitable for families and children. A real ale festival is held annually in March. A function room is available. There is a downstairs patio to the rear of the pub.
- Dorset Arms 58 High Street East Grinstead RH19 3DE ku.oc.gnikeneerg@1754(01342) 316363
- East Preston
- Clockhouse Bar
103-105 Sea Road
Up until 2002, the building that the Clockhouse Bar occupies was in fact a Barclays bank, built in 1929. There is a working clock above the pub which is a kept war memorial, dedicated to those who lost their lives in the First World War. In the pub itself there are many different types of clocks on the wall. There is a mirror clock behind the bar, showing a time of 8:57. This is the time it stopped at during the second world war, due to the clock winder being called up to serve, and he was not replaced. Inside there are cork style tables and a raised level with comfy seating. Live Music Sat and Sun, with Folk/Roots/Blues on the last Sunday in the month. No longer serves food, but customers welcome to eat food from local shops/ takeaways if they buy a drink at the bar to accompany it. Upstairs restaurant is no longer open on a daily basis, it is only available for pre booked private dining & functions.
- Tudor Tavern
134 Sea Road
Recently renovated and under new management the pub is a short walk from the beach, and has a raised level inside with a real fire. Old pictures of the area adorn some of the walls, with other prints on other walls. There is nearby on street car parking. The intention is to make this pub a focus of the community with a Monday club, a retro games night on Tuesday and a DJ on Friday
- Clockhouse Bar 103-105 Sea Road East Preston BN16 1NX (01903) 788367
- Beachy Head
Beachy Head Road
Large open plan pub concentrating on food, popular with tourists visiting the beauty spot on which it is situated. Leading from the central bar, there are multiple dining areas, some with sofas and most with spectacular views in various directions. There is a comprehensive food menu.
- Dew Drop Inn
37-39 South Street
Recent improvements to this cosy ‘Little Chelsea’ pub have enhanced some of the interior space, back garden and toilet facilities without altering the character and atmosphere. Has an ‘alternative’ feel with a broad range of clientele and no TV or gaming machines. There is occasional live music or DJ at weekends. A welcome spot for conversation, drink and food a short walk away from the main town centre. The Greene King Local Heroes scheme provides a range of guest beers.
1 Rangemore Drive
This large refurbished pub is situated opposite the local hospital. A large selection of grills and traditional pub food is available with daily food special offers and a children's menu. Food loyalty cards are available. The three handpumps feature ever changing guest beers, including some local. Thursday evening features a popular quiz night.
- Beachy Head Beachy Head Road Eastbourne BN20 7YA (01323) 728060
- Exceat Bridge
- Cuckmere Inn
With panoramic views over National Trust marshlands, the Cuckmere Inn is a magnet for ramblers on the area's many trails. It has lovely gardens and an attractive gated entrance by the Exceat Bridge over the River Cuckmere. Formerly the Golden Galleon.
- Cuckmere Inn Exceat Bridge Exceat Bridge BN25 4AB (01323) 892247
- Swan Inn
Cosy, traditional, family-run free house in a village close to the universities. There are three bars, including a narrow public bar. The pub is over 100 years old and the walls are adorned with antique adverts and pictures of the village in days past. Food is available at lunchtimes and some evenings. Being close to the Amex stadium, the pub is very busy on Brighton match days when only home fans may be admitted and there is no parking available. Closed Mondays except match days. Local CAMRA Country/Village Pub of the Year 2018
- Swan Inn Middle Street Falmer BN1 9PD moc.oohay@remlafnaws(01273) 681842
- Old Stables
Fontwell Park, Fontwell Avenue
Not 'old' at all, this modern pub was just built to look that way. In the grounds of Fontwell Park Racecourse, it is open to the general public and comprises a large open-plan restaurant with a bar where drinkers are welcome. Wednesday is Vintage Pie Day. Visit website for 20%-off voucher. Accommodation is in Motel next door which shares the car park.
- Old Stables Fontwell Park, Fontwell Avenue Fontwell BN18 0SY (01243) 543082
- Goddards Green
Goddards Green, in the heart of West Sussex, close to Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint and Burgess Hill, boasts the Sportsman public house, home of great cuisine and Casque Mark Ales. Formerly, two pubs, the Magpie and the Sportsman, the buildings were knocked through into one. This establishment dates from about 1800, when it was recorded as a ‘beer house’.
- Sportsman Gatehouse Lane Goddards Green BN6 9LQ moc.bupnamstropseht@tae(01444) 233460
- Blacksmith's Arms
Adjacent to the Halland A22 roundabout, The Blacksmith's Arms has a traditional village inn ambience; horse brasses, real fires and oak beams go to create that warm homely and friendly atmosphere. A guest beer is usually available. Good quality food, much of it homemade, is offered. There is a meeting room available and additional outside seating to the front. There are two car parks, front and rear. Under new management from September 2018. Real Cider is only available in the summer.
- Blacksmith's Arms Lewes Road Halland BN8 6PN ku.oc.dnallahnoilkcalb@sgnikoob(01825) 840304
- Friars Oak
The Friar's Oak, a pub in Hassocks with rural charm and rustic character by the bucketload. A perfect retreat if you find yourself near Burgess Hill, Hurstpierpoint or Keymer.
- Friars Oak London Road Hassocks BN6 9NA (01273) 847801
11-12 Rock-A-Nore Road
An Eighteenth Century traditional pub in Hastings Old Town. It is family run and has very long links to the local fishing community, witness the memorabilia and old photographs that adorn the walls. There is a large veranda, overlooking the famous fishermans' huts and both food and drink can be enjoyed there while watching the various fishing activities. Fish is sourced from the Hastings fishermen and delivered to the pub kitchen, straight from the beach or market. Voted the local CAMRA Branch Community Pub of the Year for 2018 and 2019 and presented with a certificate to mark ten consecutive years appearing in CAMRA's Good Beer Guide; the presentation pictures above show these awards being made. Although Ore railway station is slightly closer, Hastings station has a better train service and other public transport links and is a level walk, as opposed to a hilly walk to and from Ore.
10 South Terrace
A single bar and a separate dining room with a good range of food and a function room make up the accommodation of this pub.
- Dolphin 11-12 Rock-A-Nore Road Hastings TN34 3DW moc.evil@bupnihplod(01424) 434326
- Lamb Inn
Located in the Pevensey marshes, the beamed original part of this pub dates from the 16th century. It was built as a shepherds' hostelry, obliged at the time to be open all night and to allow sickly lambs to recover at the fireside. The pub still has a twenty four hour licence at lambing time. It was extended in the 1970s resulting in several separate areas for eating and drinking.
- Lamb Inn Pevensey Marsh Hooe TN33 9HH (01424) 848649
- Anchor Hotel
3 Market Square
Previously known as the Anchor Hotel in 1898 and it was 'Temperance'. In the twenties the building was used as the Town Hall. In the early 1990’s the site was a Lloyds Bank. Then renamed Bar Vin (Punch Taverns - Spirit Group). Renamed the Anchor Hotel (Punch Taverns - Taylor Walker Pubs) 03/11. After separating from Punch, Spirit have taken over Taylor Walker 2012. Now part of Greene King. The pub encourages ales from local brewers and is "Locale" accredited. Beer Festivals are held occasionally. Discount available for card carrying CAMRA members.
- Brewhouse & Kitchen
38 East Street
Brewhouse & Kitchen pub in what was formerly the Horse & Groom. Large single bar area serving B&Ks own real ales.
The Crown is a grade II listed building on the Carfax. It is a Greene King managed house, and has recently (August 2016) been refurbished. There are 5 hand pumps, three of which are in use at any given time. Greene King IPA is the house ale which is accompanied by two rotating guests from the Greene King list; for example London Glory or Timothy Taylor Landlord.
- Anchor Hotel 3 Market Square Horsham RH12 1EU ku.oc.gnikeneerg@3617(01403) 250640
70-71 Cromwell Road
Historic pub close to the Hove cricket ground. Refurbished 2015 and now with 2 regular beers and 3 guests. Quiz night Thursdays at 8.30, poker night Tuesdays.
- Palmeira 70-71 Cromwell Road Hove BN3 3ES (01273) 720641
- Robin Hood
This 17th Century warm, friendly locals’ pub has a striking ceiling display of hops, coppers and brasses built up over twenty years. There is a magnificent open fire and a large dining area to the rear offers locally sourced, home cooked food. Six ales and at least two ciders, (and up to five), are served. The pub hosts pool and pétanque teams and is the home of the local Bonfire Society. The large garden has a children’s play area.
- Robin Hood Main Road Icklesham TN36 4BD ku.dooh-nibor@ofni(01424) 814277
- Elephant & Castle
Built in 1838 to provide accommodation and stabling for a new road into the town the 'Ellie' is a spacious community based pub, home to one of the famous Lewes Bonfire societies and a Saturday Folk club. Major sporting events including the Rugby Six Nations are shown on a large screen TV. The pub has a large function room available for hire. The 2-3 changing guest beers are usually from a Sussex Brewer or other award winners. In addition they serve an increasing range of craft ales in bottles and cans from England, America, Australia, Germany and Sweden. The food is locally sourced. Open Tues to Sat, orders 2-6 (01273 473797) - collection 6-7:30 - ales & old rosie at £7 per litre plus usual wide range of bottles, basic meals (soups, pot meals) plus burgers on fri and sat.
- Gardener's Arms
46 Cliffe High Street
Small genuine free house in the heart of Lewes, near Harveys brewery. Five constantly changing guest ales generally from small breweries all over the country. Harveys seasonal ales and one-off brews often feature. Bottled and draught cider is available. Food consists of locally made pies and pasties. A guide and ale trail regular, it is popular with Brighton and Lewes FC fans on match days. Customers' canine friends are made very welcome with water and dog treats. No children allowed. Local Camra branch pub of the year 2016. Now offers 5% Camra discount
- Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ (01273) 473797
- New Inn
5 Norfolk Road
The New Inn is a friendly traditional pub and is just a short walk from the beach. The pub itself has two bar areas. The front bar has part bare board and part carpet flooring. Pool & darts can be played in the back bar, as well as live sport being shown. There is a weekly pub quiz and poker nights. It has a heated courtyard. See the pub website for a list of beers available each week
- New Inn 5 Norfolk Road Littlehampton BN17 5PL (01903) 713112
- Devils Dyke
A country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the pub food and the cask ales, The nearby Devil's Dyke is, according to local folklore, an unfinished trench which was dug by the Devil in an attempt to flood the churches of the Weald. Buses run 7 days a week but vary according to the time of year. Check bus company website for more info (www.buses.co.uk). Convenient for South Downs Way Footpath.
- Devils Dyke Dyke Road Poynings BN1 8YJ (01273) 857256
- White Horse
Dramatically located on the cliffs, the White Horse Hotel has spectacular views over the sea. It is located on the edge of the South Downs National Park. During the 18th and 19th centuries, Rottingdean was a smugglers' village - a time recalled by Rudyard Kipling's "A Smuggler's Song": "If you wake at midnight, and hear horses' feet, Don't go drawing back the blind, or looking in the street... Five and twenty ponies, trotting through the dark - Brandy for the Parson, Baccy for the Clerk." Today the hotel is a favourite holiday location. A good base for exploring the South Coast and surrounding area only a few miles away from Saltdean, Peacehaven
- White Horse High Street Rottingdean BN2 7HR ku.oc.gnikeneerg@8035(01273) 300301
- Queen's Head
Spacious 17th century freehouse situated near the Landgate in Rye this friendly traditional old English pub has many interesting comfortable seating areas. A sign inside says it was called the Two Brewers in 1706 and the Queens Head since 1781 and has been plague free since 1988! Home cooked food is served daily.
- Queen's Head 19 Landgate Rye TN31 7LH (01797) 226929
- Old Boot Inn
16 South Street
Situated just a little south of the church. Large pub with entrances from two streets. Now under the same ownership as the Gardener's Arms in Lewes. Six handpumps serving two regular beers, three changing guests and a Lilleys cider. Happy hour 1600 to 1800 Mon - Sat
- Old Boot Inn 16 South Street Seaford BN25 1PE (01323) 895454
- Shoreham Beach
- Waterside Inn
A large 2 bar pub across the harbour from the town centre. The larger bar has a dart board & pool table and a mix of high tables and lower bench seats. The smaller one is comfortably furnished with armchair seating.
- Waterside Inn Ferry Road Shoreham Beach BN43 5RA (01273) 455390
- Robin Hood
A fairly typical Chef & Brewer pub with a somewhat rustic interior. Plenty of nooks and crannies and low beams give it a very traditional feel. Traditional family food menu and beer from fairly typical national brands. As a result of an agreement between CAMRA and Greene King, organised by CAMRA's membership team, this managed pub is one of over 500 pubs where Greene King have agreed to offer a discount to members with the offer of 10% off real ales.
- Robin Hood Shripney Road Shripney PO22 9PA ku.oc.gnikeneerg@6226(01243) 822323
- Telscombe Cliffs
- Smugglers Rest
South Coast Road
The Smuggler's Rest pub restaurant was formerly known as the Badgers Watch and before that, the Lifeboat Inn, as it funded the first local lifeboat. Situated on Telscombe Cliffs, The Smuggler's Rest provides an ideal place to enjoy the sunset over the sea. The attractive and spacious inn with delightful gardens enjoys a spectacular and unrivalled setting on top of the Telscombe Cliffs in Peacehaven - there are outstanding views over the sea, and cliff top walks. Beware of car parking charges. Now reopened after a makeover.
- Smugglers Rest South Coast Road Telscombe Cliffs BN10 7BE (01273) 586593
Refurbished Greene King pub opposite Uckfield Station. A useful stopping off point when waiting for a train, interesting guest beers from regional breweries often feature. Cask marque accredited.
- Station New Town Uckfield TN22 5DL (01825) 760999
- Bulls Head
This large multi-roomed pub (it is a 16th century pub that used to be partly a morgue) offers food, ale and entertainment. It is close to Goring Hall and Goring Gap, as well as the Ilex Way. There is a large secluded garden, a separate restaurant (in a 'barn' style extension) and comfortable, older-style bar. Pictures of old Goring adorn the walls.
- North Star
Spacious 1930's roadhouse. A pleasant interior features one long central bar, with various nooks and crannies. There is a dedicated dining area but the full food menu is served through out the building. There is a south-west facing garden for alfresco drinking and dining. Live music is staged on a semi-regular basis, every couple of weeks or so. Monday Cask Club: All cask ales are sold at a reduced price, however the 20p CAMRA discount is not valid on this day
- Park View
Formerly the Lamb, the Park View re-opened in 2018 as a community pub in the Durrington and Salvington area of Worthing. The pub has a sports bar showing live Sky Sports and BT Sports, an informal lounge bar and extensive garden. Bath Ales beers are popular here with other regularly changing brews. Weekly quiz on Thursdays and often live music on Saturday nights.
- Swallows Return
1 Titnore Lane
The Swallow's Return is a converted barn, which occupies buildings once known as North Barn. There are wooden pillars throughout, and various mirrors & tiles on the walls. There is a quiz, every other Thursday evening. It is next to some important ancient track-ways which linked South Downs settlements from very early times. There is a large garden.
- Thomas A'Becket
146 Rectory Road
Large and bustling 1930s roadhouse at busy crossroads. Pub quizzes are held here. There is a small low-walled garden at the rear and a large car park.
- Bulls Head Goring St Worthing BN12 5AR (01903) 247622