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The Carlisle

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Great music venue

Been here a few times, the bands are always good and frequently free. The beer is always awful tho... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Friendly welcome

Interesting evening. Nice atmosphere good band drinks priced reasonably. A nice change from the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
25 Aug 2018
“Rubbish bar staff and generally run down and dirty pub”
7 Aug 2018
“Rock pub”
We are a happy rock venue. We provide live entertainment every weekend and our prices are nothing if not competitive!
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24 Pelham Street, Hastings TN34 1PE, England
+44 1424 420193
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

After waiting nearly ten minutes to get served and being blanked by the bar staff I've come to the conclusion this dirty pub has had it you can only live on a reputation for so long.Used to be a bikers pub ps toilets are filthy.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chris B, Bar Manager at The Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We can only apologise for the experience you had here at our venue. We do take notice of any and all reviews. We promise that measures have been taken to resolve this issue. Kind regards The Carlisle

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you like rock music and live bands this is the place to go. Reasonable price great atmosphere good live bands most Friday and Saturday nights

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Petspete
Chris B, Manager at The Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for your review. We do pride ourselves on our entertainment!

Reviewed 16 December 2017

Nice to find a decent rock pub that you instantly feel comfortable with. This is definitely not your trendy, twee, designer pub, this pub is here for lovers of rock music and as such has an excellent programme of live bands. For a pub the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 390IanH
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We,'re touring in a campervan, and made a detour of 50 miles to visit this pub. Been here many times before. Always warm welcome ,staff and locals. This visit , heavy metal covers band "reptillian" we're playing. How I wished they lived nearer to where...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Davymotorhead
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We had a kid free weekend so of to Hastings for the night, the Band total mayhem were playing a covers band if you will but absolutely brilliant. The pub is excellent good staff beer good it is a bikers pub but they are a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Been here a few times, the bands are always good and frequently free. The beer is always awful tho, yet to have a decent pint. So great music venue, not so great beer.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our first experience definitely was a bit of a shock. Dark floors, black walls, black ceilings, posters of AC/DC, Metallica etc, and the loudest jukebox I've heard in many a year. But the welcome was really friendly, the beer was good, and we stayed to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Popped in on a Friday night and the band were good, Saturdays band had us leave after 1 drink. As a mature couple we wasn't made to feel anything other than welcome.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank freckles2323
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Brilliant....Went into The Carlisle Pub, Hastings, yesterday as a treat !! The staff were very attentive and friendly !! Everyone give it a try...The staff are friendly. Comfortable and the pub is the best the tops. Favourite place thanks

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Michael Grant C
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Interesting evening. Nice atmosphere good band drinks priced reasonably. A nice change from the boho scene in the old town

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank denles
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