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FILO (First In, Last Out)

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14-15 High Street, Hastings TN34 3EY, England
+44 1424 425079
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Old Town hidden gem!

Fantastic and delicious evening meal in the FILO restaurant (located at the back of the pub). Lovely decor with old church pews to sit on which gives a nice private and romantic feel. Waitress was very attentive and friendly. The Rye scallops for starters with different sauces was delicious and I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
poppy30Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Fantastic and delicious evening meal in the FILO restaurant (located at the back of the pub). Lovely decor with old church pews to sit on which gives a nice private and romantic feel. Waitress was very attentive and friendly. The Rye scallops for starters with different sauces was delicious and I recommend the banana creme brûlée! Definitely be back!

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Wheathampstead, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Must declare I have not eaten at FILO but if their food is as impressive as their range of ales then if will be excellent. From the outside this pub does not attract , with rather unclear and unlit sign to show the way and a rather un interesting frontage and lobby, wasted space really. Inside the interior can be... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The last time I visited FILO was over 10 years ago but much has improved. It was always a great pub but the four of us had a very good lunch close to a really warm open log fire - bliss! The owner has an excellent sense of humour and although the 4 meals were slow in coming they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

The best pub in Hastings Old Town bar none. Perfect for a summer pint or a winter warmer. Great atmosphere, and phenomenal beer. There are many great pubs in this part of town, but the FILO is like none other.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Superb food, wonderful service and as for the choice of local beer.....let's say it hasn't had to travel far to get here! Your have to go and try it for yourself !!!

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Maidstone
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We had eaten here before, so we thought that we would pop in for lunch, the menu is quite varied and the portions ample, my lunch was perfectly cooked and very well presented, their real ale is very good, it is brewed in their micro brewery nearby. It was a cold day and it was nice to see the fire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

small local pub own brewed beers gust ale and ciders log fire,helpful staff.five different ales and two real ciders.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What a great place to end up on a cold January evening. Wandered in to find an open fire in the middle of the room and mulled wine!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Took the Professor here for a beer at lunch time, he would live here if he could, no he can't, but the beer is excellent and for a non drinker because I drive can I say that the coffee is excellent and as you know from other reviews I am fussy about my coffee and even on Christmas day the... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great Real Ale with and open Fireplace and a perfect place to finish a day looking around the antique shops nearby! Did i mention the fantastic beer??

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14-15 High Street, Hastings TN34 3EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 425079
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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