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Garden Restaurant - Grand Hotel Eastbourne

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King Edwards Parade | The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne BN21 4EQ, England
+44 1323 412345
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If only I lived closer, I would regularly visit the Garden restaurant. Sunday lunch was sensational. Service is unobtrusive but attentive. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Gerry S
Solihull, England
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the lamb with mashed potatoes and broccoli with a treacle pudding and my partner the chicken dinner with a sweet . 2 glasses of wine and a bacardi and coke all came to £103. The food was very good but I feel the dining experience (the waiters ,wine waiter and the Garden Restaurant itself) eclipsed it. It has... More 

Thank Farthings
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501 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room is magnificent, service excellent. But the meal is a let down. I had an apple based soup, which was mediocre, followed by the steak and ale pie, far too salty. It was served with mash and carrots. Caf grub. The cheese platter was excellent. My daughter had the goat cheese tart which was no better than a slice... More 

Thank frenchteddywww
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the decor is looking tired, we spent a lovely couple of hours in the Grand Hotel. Service is great, efficient and very relaxed. The atmosphere is relaxing and overall the experience was good. Starters and deserts were excellent. The main was good but could have been more refined. Not blown away by the food but of a very good... More 

Thank RLT1969
London, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you like traditional English Fayre served with panache, then the Garden Room Restaurant in the Grand Hotel is the place to head for. Barbara, Martin, Ronnie and all the senior staff in the Restaurant take your enjoyment very seriously, and will bend over backwards to see you enjoy your meal. Veggies will be pleased to know that they have... More 

Thank Graham P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We dined in the Garden Restaurant on two consecutive nights, as the Mirabelle was fully booked. Service attentive without being imposing. The Somellier was knowledgeable and gave good direction for wine choice. Food was well presented and superbly cooked.

Thank dnaorion
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This place serves the best Sunday lunch anywhere. Superb beef is carved from the trolley. Puddings are also served from a trolley (so much better than choosing from a menu!). It would be nice if they had more things on the menu at dinner which are flambéed at the table, in the traditional way (and which is so rare to... More 

Thank LodnonTraveller77
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

excellent choice of food, served at your elegantly laid table. and first rate attentive staff. Beautifully appointed lounges to wait with an aperitif before being ushered to your table. Pleasant music provided by a gifted pianist during the meal still enabled conversation.

Thank Stella R
Shepperton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

On arrival we ordered coffee/tea & sandwiches, they came with a side of soup (small cup - tasty) and green leaves. Each evening we had a choice of really varied food, which was absolutely delicious - can't be faulted in my view.

Thank ASE_12
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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401 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hotel is of a bygone era with high ceilings, faux marble columns and a hushed atmosphere. This restaurant is misnamed as there is no view of the small garden. It is silver service in extreme with deferential staff and classic service. The dining room however is oblong and rather bland with pleasant piped music. There is a set menu... More 

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$56
British, European
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Edwards Parade | The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne BN21 4EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 412345
  • This restaurant is at The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
The award-winning Garden Restaurant is situated within the refurbished Grand Hotel, one of the UK's most magnificent Victorian hotels and perfectly situated right on the seafront of Eastbourne. Dominating the shoreline, The Grand Hotel enjoys stunning views overlooking the sea and the cliffs at Beachy Head. Inside, The Garden Restaurant seats 180 people and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in highly graceful surroundings. The cuisine is based on the highest standards of traditional English cuisine with a contemporary interpretation. In this relaxed environment, you can savour a wide selection of culinary delights, all of which have been designed with the utmost passion and are complemented by a range of fine wines from the extensive cellar. Awarded 2 AA Rosettes, The Garden Restaurant is also listed in the Square Meal guide.

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