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FILO (First In, Last Out)

14-15 High Street, Hastings TN34 3EY, England
+44 1424 425079
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Ranked #44 of 234 restaurants in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I visited the FILO with my husband and friends.The food was excellent ,the staff very friendly and professional and according to the chaps the beer(real ale) was very good.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped in the FILO for a couple of pints based on recommendation in the CAMRA guide. The beer does not disappoint, but it's the atmosphere that most caught our attention. A civilised eclectic mix of clientele, enjoying food, beer, company etc. Definitely the kind of place where you can settle in for the evening!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Please can you make sure your "fizz" or cava is fizzy. Been here several times and it's always flat!,, no bubbles. If you are going to serve it ensure it is fresh with bubbles, Not much to ask,,,,,

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Sharon B, Owner at FILO (First In, Last Out), responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. I am sorry that you have not been entirely satisfied with the quality of the cava on a few occasions. If informed at the time, we will always change any drink without reservation. More

Hastings, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a nice old pub in the Old Town, that now has begun doing really nice lunches! I love coming here as I like dim, candle lit pubs, and they even have a log fire in the middle of the room. We come and play cards here with friends. Good beers and ales, also wines are good. Only eaten... More

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Sharon B, Owner at FILO (First In, Last Out), responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We do in fact serve evening meals as follows:- Monday - Spanish tapas 6pm - 8.30pm Tuesday - Restaurant dining 6pm - 9pm Wednesday - Restaurant dining 6pm - 9pm Thursday - Indian Thali 6pm - 8.30pm Friday - Restaurant dining 6pm - 9pm Saturday - Restaurant dining 6pm - 9pm More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a great traditional pub that has its own brewery on site. Has a enclosed garden at rear. Always have traditional real ale to try.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Every time I go to Hastings I go to Filo - First in, last out (eventually). An excellent real ale pub with their own brewery and regular beer festivals. Caters for the ladies as well. Not tried the food yet but I will next time. Find it at the top of the High Street in the old town. Worth the... More

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east sussex
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

The food at the FILO has always been great value for money and a cut above your average Hastings pub grub. Their recently extended dining facilities have now lifted their food to the realms of haute cuisine. It was a pleasure to be able to place our orders and then return to the bar, enjoy a fine pint of crofters... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The pud is legendary. At the top end of High St. the FILO has long brewed it's own ales to high acclaim. Regular beer festivals too.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My family and I found this pub on the Bank Holiday Monday in May. We had 'googled' for dog friendly pubs and although Trip Advisor stated it was, we still checked within before entering. The staff were more than happy to let us in and throughout the duration of our stay, there was a 'dog convention' under way. At one... More

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Found this pub during a very wet Bank Holiday Monday.....good selection of beers...excellent Tapas served from 6pm.. Pub has a wonderful atmmosphere...actually the local of the locals.....number of dogs in at the same time without incident and made welcome. Drinkers were very sociable...staff were friendly and efficient....and had no problem with us staying for a few hours.....

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