You are always assured a friendly welcome at The John Harvey Tavern. A traditional pub with a rustic feel in the heart of the historic town of Lewes, situated opposite Harveys Brewery and next to the River Ouse.

The John Harvey Tavern attracts a variety of customers of all ages with regulars, work colleagues, family, friends and visitors all soaking up the warm atmosphere over a meal or just a sociable drink.

The bar boasts wooden beams, a log burner and wine vats, where you can tuck yourself away for a cosy chat. There is also the History Room, with pictures of Cliffe High Street dating back to c.1800.

Upstairs there is a restaurant/function room, with projector and screen, which can cater for up to 70 people.

Enjoy our homemade food available lunchtimes and evenings. Our bar features quality ales direct from Harveys Brewery, including the Championship winning Best Bitter, and a host of seasonal ales, cider, wines and spirits.

Look out for Morris Dancing throughout the summer months and of course ‘Remember, Remember the Fifth of November’ – The John Harvey Tavern is the perfect place to soak up the Bonfire Night fun.

Please note no children are allowed in the bar, however, well-behaved children are welcome in the restaurant areas. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and are not allowed in the upstairs restaurant.