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Pie & Ale Festival

Thursday 28th April - Monday 2nd May 2016

This year's 17th festival has over 80 fine ales and 20 ciders to choose from as well as a great choice of homemade pies and food. With plenty of live entertainment as well, there’s no better way to spend a bank holiday weekend!

For the duration of the weekend the pub is taken over by enthusiastic real ale drinkers, dedicated cider fans, devoted pie aficionados, all entertained by great live music in our festival marquee. What a better way to spend a glorious weekend than in our capable hands at the Smugglers Den!


Thursday 28th April - White Mountain @ 8.00pm


Friday 29th April - Worry Dolls circa 7.30pm; 3 Daft Monkeys circa 9.30pm


Saturday 30th April - Hogwash @ 1.00pm
Harbottle & Jonas @ 2.45pm and Cahooty @ 5.00pm

Beachfield circa 7.30pm and Rusty Shackle circa 9.30pm


Sunday 1st - James Shead @ 1.00pm
Oceanblue @ 4.00pm and Black Friday @ 6.00pm

Echo Town circa 7.30pm and Backbeat Soundsystem circa 9.30pm


Monday 2nd May - Grapefruit Moon @ 1.00pm


Visit our Pie & Ale Festival Facebook page for live updates.

Pie & Pint Night

Every Wednesday is Pie, Pudding & Pint Night at the Smugglers. Join us and indulge in one of our delicious pies, washed down with a pint or a glass of wine and finished with a pudding for only £10. Terms and conditions apply. Please check for details, may not be available high season, high days and holidays etc.

Prince Harry joins Smugglers Den Inn pub quiz

January 2012

We were delighted to be joined by Prince Harry for our weekly pub quiz! The prince, who is third in line to the throne, was with a group who asked for a "nice quiet table for five" at the end of the pub. We made sure staff did not stare or intrude, but made sure the prince and his friends were made to feel welcome.

Everyone was very impressed with the prince - he had such a natural air about him - and we're just so chuffed that he chose the Smugglers'.

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