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1 Grange Road | Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4EU, England
+44 1323 735363
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
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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 via mobile

Been a long time since eating at bibendum but will define be going back again soon. Popped in for Sunday lunch without booking prior, given a table with no problem even tho it was starting to get busy in there. The haddock fish cakes were...More

Thank benji2601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a bite to eat and a few drinks mid afternoon on Saturday, we had the anti pasti sharing platter, sweet potato fries and steak wraps. The food was delicious, hot and served very promptly. All staff were extremely friendly and very...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've come in here a few times now, either solo or with friends and I've always had the pleasure of a warm greeting from katie and very attentive customer service from her -even when busy so felt she needed some praise. lovely atmosphere and great...More

Thank davidrobertson56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st class service, menu, and food Nicely cooked and very tasty Staff looked after us very well Thank you

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing venue and amazing bar staff for my party but £700 for a buffet that was cold, cheap, and nit worth the money at all rather disappointed my guests (all who commented and live in Eastbourne)!!!. Still Hopton hear from the manager who was 'investigating'!!!

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 3 February 2018

One of my favourite meals to have when out is moules mariniere. it is easy to make, but bearding and cleaning the mussels is always a massive chore. needless to say i ordered the moules. husband had the battered cod. the tasteless, limp and very...More

Thank angiel1972
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Had a couple of drinks in Eastbourne then thought about food ended up walking here in the rain Sunday roast served till 6pm we arrived at 4:30 food was one of the best we have had for a long time and thoroughly recommend the lamb...More

1  Thank scorpio1100
Reviewed 17 January 2018

My fiance and I went to Bibendum's for lunch and we couldn't fault it. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, the food was divine (pork belly and a fish dish), they had a vast selection of drinks, wonderfully decorated interior and all areas that...More

1  Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I have to say that having read some of the reviews on here I was a little apprehensive about visiting here today, having said that we found that the menu was varied and reasonably priced and most importantly the quality of the food was good....More

1  Thank JackWH1961
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Had our work Christmas dinner here this year and we couldn't have asked for more. The food was delicious and the staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. They made it a great way to end the year with our staff!

1  Thank stephsbennett
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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$10 - US$27
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
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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