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The Belgian Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood, European
11-23 Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3YN, England
+44 1323 729967
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (287 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
“belgium beer” (15 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Belgian, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
11-23 Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3YN, England
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1 - 10 of 830 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I phoned to ask for a takeaway and despite initially they declined as they do not provide the service, they eventually accepted and provide us with a nice "crab muffin" sandwich with salad. Very welcoming and helpful staff! Sandwich was good and the dark Belgian...More

Thank msmary2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister was visiting Eastbourne for the week to celebrate her wedding anniversary so we met them here for a drink and meal. Nice comfortable surroundings, good friendly staff. Great selection of Mussels and huge choice on the menu. The food was very good and...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

mussels with everything! I had my mussels with Stilton , it came with hot fresh bread and fries my friend had blue cheese and bacon and raved about it . On certain days you can have taster pots ( 2or more different flavour combinations )...More

Thank 60jaffa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Short break in Eastbourne and came across The Belgian Cafe whilst having a walk along The Parade on 22 August 2017. Looked at the menu and decided to book a table for that evening. Buy one bucket and get one free on their special offer....More

Thank Roy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food served. But was let down by poor service (several of the orders were wrong) but happily the establishment corrected them.

Thank nikinoodle_123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Belgium beers this is the place to go, as well as having a bottled selection of such beers they also have some of their own Belgium type beers brewed by “Beer Me brewery” which are on draught and much cheaper. In particular...More

Thank Mr_Spock56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my arrival I was tutted as I said I was just going in for a drink, asked for a pint of Black Dragon, tutted again because the barman had to move the things on top of the box. I was not asked if I...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best place in Eastbourne to have a beer, had their own beer which was very poor, tasteless and flat.

Thank Merritt72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Generous portions served with style. The beers must be tried...ask the staff they are really knowledgeable and helpful. Be brave and try a Trappist beer, they are full of wonderful flavours...

Thank Coinneach1957
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Staff have a 'could'nt care less' attitude towards their customers. If you are a couple be careful when you book your table to ask to be positioned in the main part of the restaurant otherwise you will be shoved at a noisy table next to...More

Thank 100Cazza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 161
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-23 Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3YN, England (Formerly Cafe Belge)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 729967
  • E-mail
Proud to be voted 'Eastbourne's Best Restaurant' Sovereign Awards 2012. We are famed for our freshly prepared seafood specialities, including 50 different ways to enjoy mussels, and our amazing selection of over 100 Belgian beers.
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