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August Bank Holiday


We are looking forward to seeing you this bank holiday weekend in East Dean and have extended our opening hours! Sunday we will serve food till all day till 8pm and We will be open Bank Holiday Monday 9am till 8pm. Ahoy fish and Chips will be visiting on Tuesday and the Bar will be open so you can enjoy your fish and chips with a pint or glass of Fizz. 

With the weather looking set to be good there is plenty to explore in the West Sussex countryside. From exploring, walking and cycling The South Down National Park, to visiting one of the many local attractions. Please remember though to respect the country code Respect the people who live and work in the countryside

Show courtesy and consideration to everybody. Be a friendly visitor with a responsible way.

Know where you are allowed to go

Most land is private property and access is only available with the goodwill and tolerance of the owner. Whilst most landowners do not object to recreational users on their land, some do. Always respect a landowner’s wishes.

Keep to paths across farmland

Help prevent damage to crops by walking around the edge of a field unless there is an existing path across it.

Avoid fields where there are animals, as your presence may cause them stress and endanger your own safety.

Use gates and stiles to cross fences, hedges and walls

When crossing fences, hedges and walls, use the nearest gate or stile. Damage to fencing can allow animals to stray. If you must climb a gate because it is difficult to open, always do this at the hinged end.

Leave gates as you find them

If you find a gate closed, close it when you pass through to prevent animals straying. Farmers sometimes leave gates open to allow animals to pass from one field to another to graze or drink.

Help a farmer by leaving gates as you find them. If in doubt, close a gate.

Do not interfere with livestock, machinery and crops

These are valuable commodities and should be left alone. Interference with animals and equipment may endanger you. Pay attention to warning signs as these are for your protection.

Keep dogs under control

Keep your dog on a lead when walking on roads or when close to farm animals. A dog can cause distress to animals and endanger you.

Keep your dog under control always so as not to disturb wildlife or annoy or frighten other visitors.

Protect wildlife, plants and trees

Leave all natural places as you find them. Never uproot plants as they will be lost forever. Keep your distance from wild birds and animals to prevent disturbance and stress especially to adults that are with young and in winter when food may be scarce or weather harsh.

Keep all water sources clean

The public water supply is not available to everyone living in the countryside. Take care with your personal hygiene and do not pollute water. Don’t interfere with water troughs which provide clean water for livestock.

Take your litter home

All litter is unsightly. Glass, tins and plastic bags can be dangerous to people, livestock and wildlife. Keep the countryside clean by taking home your own litter and any which you may find.

Guard against all risk of fire

The countryside is vulnerable to fire especially during dry weather. Accidental fires pose a great risk to farmers and foresters. Be careful to extinguish all used matches and cigarettes. Use a stove for cooking rather than a fire. Never throw cigarettes from a car window.

Make no unnecessary noise

One of the attractions of the countryside is its peace and quiet. Do not disturb this with noise or disruptive behaviour which might annoy residents and visitors or frighten farm animals and wildlife.

Respect other recreational users

Behave responsibly. Where possible, warn others of your approach and slow down or stop if necessary. Irresponsible behaviour could lead to you and your activity being banned from the area in the future.

Take special care on country roads

Always drive carefully with reduced speed on country roads. Consider others when parking and avoid blocking entrances, gateways or other drivers’ visibility. Walkers should take special care on narrow country roads and if uncertain should walk in single file.

Consider your personal safety

If possible do not go alone. Wear suitable clothing and footwear as the weather can change very quickly.

Wines Available For Collection


We have a great selection of wines available for collection picked out especially by our local supplier Hermitage Cellars.


One Chain Vineyards The Googly Chardonnay 2018, S.E.Australia £9
Forget old style Aussie Chardonnay, this is sourced from cooler climate 
vineyards to give a delicious, tangy white wine. Crisp, lively and bright, 
this citrus scented Chardonnay is well balanced, with tropical fruit and 
melon on the palate before presenting a vibrant, textured finish.

Bascand Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough £12
Classic Marlborough with herbaceous notes on the nose of nettles
and capsicum, followed by tropical notes of passionfruit and guava. 
On the palate the tropical notes shine through, followed by a touch of grapefruit.


Mont Rocher Vielles Vignes Grenache Rosé 2018, Pay d’Oc £9
This is a dry pale pink rosé, similar in style to a provence rosé. 
Soft red berry fruits, strawberry and raspberry flavours are supported
by deliciously fresh acidity.

AIX 2018, Coteaux d’Aix en Provence £18
Originating from the vineyards of the 135 year old domain, in the heart 
of Coteaux d’Aix en Provence, Maison Saint Aix is without question one 
of the leading Estates in Provence. Generous on the palate, harmonious 
in structure, long in finish, it makes the perfect rosé as the sun shines.
Magnums also available 


DeAlto 2018, Rioja £11
Notes of spice and red fruits on the nose, with layers of red berry 
fruits on the palate, laced with vanilla and hints of mocha and liquorice.

Santuario Malbec 2018, Mendoza £12
Great value, classic Malbec – Plum, blueberry and blackcurrant with 
a silky palate and a harmonious finish.

To order, simply email with your name and details.

We will respond with Bacs detail to pay, using your name as reference and a pick up time.

New Autumn Menu


With Autumn well and truly upon us we are excited to launch our new lunch and a la carte menus here at The Star & Garter that will tantalise your tastebuds.

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