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Bill's Eastbourne

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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$28
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British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We liked the decor here and atmosphere. 4 of us had the set menu and so my hubby and I got money off our bottle of prosecco. Too expensive otherwise. Though they forgot to take it from the bill and I had to remind them....They were pretty good at catering for my coeliac hubby though the minute steak is as thin as paper and not with a supplement. We were given a server then served by multiple people who didn't communicate so our requests (eg for water) kept being missed. Each staff member seemed lost in space. I got cod goujons with calamare chips and mushy peas and enjoyed it. They had no nice Sauces for steak. My sister works in a restaurant and found her experience lacking though she is pernickety.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Bills for dinner on a Friday evening. Overall I have to say the food was good when we eventually received it. Problem being and reason for the low score was it took an hour to get a main and 2 hours since...arriving to get dessert. Main reason for scoring down was the service. It was hit and miss, while the food was slow due to short staffing which I can appreciate it, simple things like offering a tiny nibble or asking if we would like to order more drinks while waiting would have been good. After the main, we were offered the dessert menu which we didn’t receive and had to ask for again about 15 minutes later. I ordered another drink which was forgotten and we left shortly after paying the bill which included just under an £8 ‘optional’ service charge which I felt was not deserved based on our experience of waiting an hour for a main and forgotten drinks/ menu etc. But there was no option to remove this ‘discretionary’ charge. So overall, when we eventually got the food it was good but service was poor followed by an irritating ‘optional’ but non- optional service charge.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely brunch here today, food was hot and tasty but eggs were overdone as it felt like it had been on a hot plate for a while. All staff we encountered were very helpful and friendly.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to love Bills at Eastbourne, but sadly our visit tonight was not that good. Condensation from the air con unit above constantly dripping on us and the table . Food was not hot, and not up to standard, and limited choice on the...menu. And then to slap on a £15.00 service charge , glad we noticed this before we paid our bill. So how many other people have paid and extra £15.00 on their bills without even noticing . Sorry Bills of Eastbourne you have gone down hill , I dont mind leaving a tip when the service and food is up to scratch, but sadly not the cases this evening 🙁More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Poor menu choices. Expensive and slow service. Won't be going back Staff looked as uninterested as the menu was

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch, we really enjoyed our food. A good extensive menu, the service was excellent and friendly. Pleased to see the cleaning of tables was well done and bottles of Gel on the table. Nice decor and atmosphere. Will certainly return

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 20 June 2021 via mobile

Very nice decor, lots to choose from on the menu . Although I do think for what you get the menu was over priced . Staff helpful although when taking our order for drinks was asked if we would like water for the table but...never got it .More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 19 June 2021 via mobile

Our first time experience of dining in Bill's. It was lovely, food was great and staff were friendly. Obviously we had to book a table due to restrictions, but didn't feel rushed to leave. Plenty of time to enjoy the food and atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 16 June 2021

The food was really tasty and good proportions...hats off to our server, Rudi, attentive, speedy service, knew the menu and provided great recommendations- first class...will be back

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 9 June 2021 via mobile

A second visit for us, and it will definitely not be our last. Staying in Eastbourne visiting family for a few days we decided to eat here as their gluten free options sounded delicious. As it can be quite difficult to find a restaurant that...gives really clear information on what is and isn't suitable we were relieved to see a separate menu outlining exactly what I could have. I thoroughly enjoyed my chicken skewers and burger, my husband are from the regular menu and was not disappointed. Service was excellent, it was friendly and swift. All in all, an excellent place to visit.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Chiliboydan
13 January 2019|
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Response from BillsRestaurant | Property representative |
Hi. You can book with us if you wanted to guarantee a table but otherwise we have space for walk-ins. You can book via our website or by calling the restaurant directly. Look forward to seeing you soon! Thanks.
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jopa1978
28 April 2017|
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Response from its_levi0saa | Reviewed this property |
not sure why people are answering saying "have no idea, sorry" ... dont answer if you dont know??? lots of their food can be made GF. we had a GF person with us today
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Bomchickawaawaa
18 April 2017|
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Response from Ness531 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed as long as its in the front of the restaurant near the door x
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Yes, Bill's Eastbourne is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Bill's Eastbourne is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4