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1 Grange Road | Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4EU, England
+44 1323 735363
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
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International, British, Gastropub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1 Grange Road | Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4EU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a difference new owners make. SO accommodating staff, excellent meals. A real buz in the bar with receptive staff who are really welcoming. THANK YOU.

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends for lunch on a Thursday, when there were not too many other customers eating. Even so, we had a 40 minute wait after ordering. The fried cod, and the liver and bacon, were okay. Sadly, however, the fish pie was misnamed, and should...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is very good and friendly. The rest is just OK. Specifically chose Bibendum because of reviews of excellent Sunday roast. It was disappointing. Firstly the choice of meats - website menu states selection from beef, lamb, pork or chicken as you would expect....More

Thank 2000steph
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We went for dinner Friday evening. The restaurant was reasonably busy which made for a nice atmosphere. The menu choices were nice and varied. We opted for Camembert and Whitebait to start, Steak and Ale pie and the Fish Gratin for mains and lemon cheesecake...More

Thank Karen M
BibendumBar, General Manager at Bibendum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Karen Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. I am really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your evening and that our team took good care of you. I’ll be sure to pass on your lovely comments to...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for a drink and decided to stay for lunch. The staff were so helpful in asking us where we would like to sit and telling us they were expecting a large a group so we that we could get our order in on time,...More

Thank Kat O
Reviewed 25 March 2018

A good varied menu and lovely atmosphere. Did feel a little chilly though. Service was very attentive.

Thank Telgip
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely amazing response from the new owners after a poor show with the food on my retirement party held here (see previous review). So positive and offered us meals and drinks as an apology. Really appreciative of the response from the staff and...More

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Visited, with my wife, and a lady friend, last Sunday, 18th March. We had an excellent Sunday lunch, in what is a very pleasant gastro-pub restaurant, The fish cakes, & whitebait, were excellent choices as starters, and both the beef & pork were very tender...More

1  Thank johncD160UC
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The food and staff are all very nice. Would recommend it for a night out. It's close to the town hall and is well worth a visit

Thank Timspicer
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Good modest menu - well prepared and presented dishes at a reasonable price and with very effective smiling service from the bar and the table. No complaints, only smiles.

1  Thank Christopher B
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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 Eastbourne's Town Hall, Bibendum is the ideal venue for any occassion; romantic meal for 2, group night out, business meetings, family get togethers or just a simple pint. Come and enjoying our wide range of premium wine, gin, beer and spirits, 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. Intagram & Facebook: @bibendumeb
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