The former Kendal Arms was transformed into The George Payne just
over two years ago, earning it an
award for Best Turnaround Pub of the Year at The Publican’s Morning
Advertiser’s Great British Pub Awards. Dog and family-friendly, it ticks all
kinds of community boxes with events that include open mic nights, a running
club, live music and DJ nights, Halloween celebrations, street parties and much
more. They have also designed and built an Astro-turfed children’s play area
with a Tardis and cottage play-house. There’s a solid, good value food list
with a special celebration of Sussex cheese, pairing the likes of High Weald’s
Brighton Blue, Twineham Grange’s Sussex Charmer and Alsop and Walker’s Sussex
Camembert, at £2.50 a portion, with a sizeable choice of Ports by the glass.
For cask beer lovers Harvey’s is permanently on draught at £3.70 and guest ales
come from a roll call of Sussex’s finest – Downalnds, Bedlam, Hurstpierpoint,
Langham and Long Man.