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Crystal Restaurant

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Mount Road | The Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne BN20 7HZ, England
+44 1323 720643
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19:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 20:30
Wed - Mon 12:30 - 13:30
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The breakfast and dinner served in the restaurant is very good served by very pleasant staff ..very well cooked and good quality

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Thank margaret-oxon
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Crystal restaurants decor was lovely, historic of previous days. We had a really lovely full breakfast in there, plenty of variety

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Thank maureen b
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was of the highest quality and the service was extremely good and professional without losing the personel touch with diners.

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Thank Norman R
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review our Crystal Restaurant. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind Regards Steve Wheelband More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely charming setting, well ordered and crisp staff add to a wonderful fine dining experience. Plenty of choice of both good food and fine wines. Evening meal and breakfast the next morning a pleasure.

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Thank Stuttsticker
Management response:

It was very nice of you to take the time to review our Crystal Restaurant. I am very pleased to see that our team took care of you and added positively to your dining experience. We hope you visit again very soon. Kind Regards Steve Wheelband More 

hampshire england
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59 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great breakfast and evening meal in this restaurant as part of our weekend break the staff were very attentive,and the food great . Would recommend highly.

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Thank littlemissred41
Management response:

It was so nice of you to take the time to review our Crystal Restaurant. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your visit so much and look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind Regards Steve Wheelband More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Principle restaurant within the Hydro Hotel. To start is sited within a quite grand room in a classical style. Staff excellent and menu /wine prices quite reasonable. 3 courses c £20. Bottle decent house Sauvignon £17. Meals were nicely presented and only real shortcoming was that having ordered extra vegetables they didnt come in a bowl but added to my... More 

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Thank Keith G
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review our Crystal Restaurant. I am pleased that our team looked after you. The point you make regarding the vegetables is a good one and I will look to improve our offering. I would like to thank you for that also. Look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards... More 

Orpington
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New menu for dinner - excellent modern European food. Breakfast better than ever. Staff friendly, knowledgeable and attentive.

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Thank DreadnoughtOrpington
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review our Crystal Restaurant. I am very pleased you enjoyed our new menu offering and that our team made you feel welcome. Kind Regards Steve Wheelband More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two evening meals in this restaurant, both were very enjoyable. Pleasant atmosphere, good service.

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Thank TamworthKen
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review our Crystal Restaurant. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your meals and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards Steve Wheelband Deputy General Manager More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was a works Xmas meal out. I've left restaurants feeling unhappy before but never angry. £45 for one of the worst meals out I can ever remember. A McDonalds would have tasted better. Food was bland and if I hadn't had to pay upfront would not have paid. I had Barramundi, which is supposed to be like Sea Bass.... More 

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Hastings, UK
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Hydro Hotel is spacious, club-like, easy of access from the car park, and a relaxed, stress-free ambiance . It can cater well for the elderly or infirm. It did not cater so well for unsure or hesitant arrivals : we discerned no 'reception' as such and had to make enquiries of a passing waiter. The dining room itself is... More 

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Thank jockHastings_UK
Management response:

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review our Crystal Restaurant. Once again apologies for the minor discrepancies. We are constantly striving to improve our offer and your observations were extremely helpful. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
Monday
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
Thursday
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
Friday
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
Saturday
19:00 - 20:30
12:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Road | The Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne BN20 7HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 720643
  • This restaurant is at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne
Description
The Crystal Restaurant at the Hydro Hotel offers breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday. Featuring traditional British and French style cuisine with a contemporary twist. With a varied wine list and at dinner, a separate full vegetarian menu. Friendly and professional staff provide excellent service. Special diets can be catered for. Pre-booking is recommended for Crystal restaurant only. For more casual fare at lunchtime, guests can look at the seaview Conservatory Restaurant, offering lighter lounge style selections.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?