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The restaurant opens on to a pretty courtyard created for warm weather dining. 

The Inn

We thank you for your patience. We are now starting to open The Star to non-residents. 

We are happy to welcome non-residents, as well as in-house guests, to The Star for a traditional Sunday lunch. Lunch is £50 for three courses. Please book a table here or call 01323 870495. 

The Dining room

The dining room is decorated with a striking black and white Elizabethan design on the floor, painted by Alfriston artist Amanda Lawrence.

Tim Kensett, formerly of The River Café, is Head Chef and serves simple, unfussy dishes with a focus on clarity of flavour. The ever-changing highly seasonal menus utilise the abundance of exceptional Sussex produce. 

Sample Day Menu   Sample Evening Menu

The 15th century front of the hotel, known as The Inn, opens onto the High Street, and provides relaxed all day dining from 11.30 am until 6pm, with local beers, open fires and oak beams. The library is a sanctuary for guests to enjoy a drink or a cup of tea, or play one of the board games. Its bookshelves are packed with poetry, short stories and novels by British authors, and there is a section dedicated to local history, flora and fauna. The library has a secret door that opens onto the restaurant.

The china used in the restaurant has been designed and decorated in England by Gabriella Shaw, and features leaves from native English trees.

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