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Hudsons

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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114 South Street, Eastbourne BN21 4LZ, England
+44 1323 737050
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for a couple of drinks before going out for dinner. I had a strawberry daiquiri which was lovely followed by a purple rain, which wasn't to my taste but was okay. My boyfriend had a espresso martini which he enjoyed. Place does lack seating for evenings which is a shame, as everyone then hangs around the bar and... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went for pre drinks before our meal, great staff very friendly and welcoming but not enough at busy periods, Was only a few people at the bar when we got there as was about 7:00 pm, the bar staff all two of them seemed to be struggling, there seemed to be alot of staff standing around at the back/side near... More 

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Thank john b
eastbourne
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Been here many times and love the place. Staff great,always happy and accommodating. My favourite bar in Eastbourne with the best cocktails and a great purple rain for all occasions 🍹

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Thank ann m
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have been twice for the cocktail clinics with a group of friends and wanting to come again. Great value for money with the making 3 cocktails and shots for 23.99 on a weekend. The owners really have a little gem here for Eastbourne. Keep up the good work

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Thank Sarah H
Ashford, United Kingdom
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1,174 reviews
652 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped here whilst in Eastbourne the staff were friendly and helpful and the bar area clean well presented and welcoming although I was only here for a beer the cocktails coming from the bar looked excellent

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Thank Eddie020173
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The most delicious cocktails you have ever had, lack of seating is an issue but just make sure you get there early in the evening to get a seat. Cocktails are not cheap but worth it.

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Thank essjay10
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Trying to be something it isn't. Tacky, noisy, over priced and overrated. Sofas - why? I had to use the disabled toilets as I cannot manage stairs - absolutely disgusting! And glasses were infrequently collected from the small tables. I will not return, nor will I recommend to anyone.

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Thank Guinnessandchips
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We've been to Hudson's many times for our favourite margueritas. But this was the first time we've tried their cocktail clinic, as there were 9 of us last Friday. £23 for 3 cocktails each, a couple of shots, and 2 hours great fun learning how to make each cocktail. Our barman Charlie was fantastic, and I can fully recommend it... More 

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Thank cliffordkath
England
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stopped here for a drink before dinner whilst staying the night in Eastbourne. Central location, plenty of seating, small outside area. Nothing amazing but pleasant for a drink.

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Thank Lady46
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The two brothers that work the bar could hold a masterclass in customer service and bar skills. Their cocktails are absolutely top class and they are superb with customers both old and young. We have visited with children in the afternoon for lunch and for evening cocktails and Hudson's never disappoints.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 South Street, Eastbourne BN21 4LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 737050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?