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Posted: 27 May 2014
Blog category: Pub of the Week
The attractive town of Battle gets its name from the Battle of Hastings, which was fought between the Anglo Saxon King Harold and William the Conqueror in 1066. The town grew up around the Abbey of St Martin, built by William the Conqueror after the battle to give thanks for his victory.
A few yards from the site of the Battle of Hastings, the Abbey Hotel offers stylish and comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation, as well as a wide range of Shepherd Neame ales and a delicious menu to suit all tastes.
As well as a welcoming bar and restaurant, the hotel has a spacious beer garden that’s complete with a heated smoking area, meaning that guests can relax with a drink or a meal and enjoy views across the magnificent Sussex countryside from the pubs sun terrace overlooking Battle Abbey.
A combination of traditional and modern British food awaits diners at the Abbey Hotel, with fresh fish and Sunday roasts proving particularly popular. The competitive menu is complemented by a fine range of Shepherd Neame ales year round and an extensive wine selection. The large garden also makes an ideal venue for al fresco dining, accompanied by views of historic Battle.
The Abbey Hotel has a selection of seven comfortable rooms, all en suite, including one with a four-poster bed. Double rooms, twin rooms and family rooms are also available and single occupancy can be booked at reasonable rates. Each room is fully-equipped with TV, alarm clock, hairdryer, WiFi and tea and coffee-making facilities. Room rates are inclusive of bed and breakfast. Guests may check availability and book accommodation online.
For more information or for bookings, don’t hesitate to get in touch either by phone (01424 772 755) or their website.