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1 Grange Road | Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4EU, England
+44 1323 735363
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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International, British, Gastropub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Grange Road | Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4EU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on the off chance. Not disappointed at all. Great food and more than enough of a selection. Service was brilliant too. Had a few dietary requirements and nothing was a bother as everything was cooked fresh so we could vary the ingredients. We were...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went here for an early dinner. great service & food. staff very attentive. food excelllent throughout. starter of mussels was beautiful. pork belly & the pie for mains was exqually as good. they serve champagne by the glass which was great for me & my...More

Thank Sue W W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this pub/restaurant today, food was cold, and not what we ordered, service was slow, and staff talking among themselves, will not visit again.

Thank X6022ME
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff at Bibendum. They were very happy to adjust the menu to our needs. Food was amazing.

Thank 148lyndar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never eaten here before and doubt I will again, we arrived at the bar and no one was around to serve us, we waited a good 5minutes before the waitress appeared, we were shown to our table and given the menus and a drinks menu....More

Thank marian p
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A family meal went very well, and out of politeness everyone said "nice" BUT the fact is that none of us finished our meals. A mushroom risotto that somehow tasted of vinegar, a mushy fish cake, an inedible curry, sausage and mash drowning in gravy,...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Staff are friendly enough and it was quite comfortable but the food was of mixed quality. The burger was delicious but only a tiny bit of nice relish with it , but a huge gherkin. The brioche bun was very dry , The burger came...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 15 August 2017

although this place has improved it still has a long way to go, i had the fish platter which was a rather strange combination flavours, my wife had a vegi ploughmans and didn't like beetroot with her tart tatin (which is an odd thing for...More

Thank Foodiechefmark
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We have been over the years many times , my husband for years before that but we went this Sunday for a roast with my in laws . My husband had tomato soup as a starter but it was so salty it was inedible ....More

Thank truthwillout123
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This gastro pub has been through many incarnations of varying quality but its latest is very welcome with a new chef and new imaginative menus far away from the tired old ' pub grub ' standard . The pie is excellent , the fish superb...More

Thank AntonEastbourne
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Carolyn O
13 October 2015|
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Response from BibendumBar | Property representative |
Hi there & thank you very much for asking. We are in exciting times at the moment & lots of things are changing to enable us to take this beautiful restaurant & bar forward. A new chef has just been appointed, after we have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Grange Road | Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 735363
  • E-mail
Located opposite Eastbournes Town Hall, Bibendum is the ideal venue for any occasion, whether you are planning a romantic meal in our Conservatory Restaurant, a business meeting or simply to wind down. Come and enjoying our wide range of premium beers, spirits and wines, or celebrate your special occasions in our Function Room, ideally equiped to suit your requirements, in order to make your evening a memorable one.And when the weather decides to be kind, why not take advantage of our patio area for that well needed coffee in the morning, a leisurely lunch or afternoon drinks with your friends, away from the hustle and bustle of the Town Centre...So whenever you choose to visit us, you can always expect a warm welcome from the team here at Bibendum.
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