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Black Pearl

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9 George Street, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
+44 1424 719919
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of the Historic Old Town of Hastings, Black Pearl...
Located in the heart of the Historic Old Town of Hastings, Black Pearl offers quality cuisine in a charming atmosphere. The ground floor wine bar offers an informal and vibrant atmosphere, whilst the nicely decorated & cozy first floor dining rooms offer intimate dining.Our menus change frequently to reflect seasonal variations. Every dish is made of quality fresh ingredients that compliment one another perfectly to enhance the flavours. Both our lunch and a la carte menus include local fish, shellfish & meat dishes, and a selection suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.We offer a great value for money weekday menu and cater for large groups or parties including company functions.
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 5
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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
Food atmosphere staff all brill!

Went here for a meal with hubby From moment went in service was friendly and helpful and food was delicious cannot fault our evening. Thankyou all at black pearl!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
sarah J
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Hastings, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Went here for a meal with hubby From moment went in service was friendly and helpful and food was delicious cannot fault our evening. Thankyou all at black pearl!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We love this place. Amazing food, wine, cocktails and service! We often visit Hastings and are sure to head to The Pearl every time. Would highly recommend :-)

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

And we love you!! Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor and look forward to seeing you again, Very Soon :) More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My boyfriend and I popped in here before going for dinner round the corner on a sunny Saturday evening in May. We were greeted by friendly staff and a long list of cocktails. I started with a passion fruit martini (which was delicious!) but there was no going back after I tasted the Mum Rum.......I had never heard of this... More 

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Well we look forward to seeing you again for some more Mum Rum!!! Glad you enjoyed the cocktails and hopefully you might pop in for a meal too!! More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We run a very busy b&b just outside the old town, so sometimes getting some time out for us isn't always easy. So it's always good when we've made the right choice of place to eat. Service was superb and friendly, the staff do not stop and clearly do their best to keep on top of what was a busy... More 

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you Andrea and Nick for such lovely comments. It is so nice for the staff to be recognised for their efforts and means a lot to them. I am so glad you enjoyed not only the meal, but the whole evening. We shall look forward to seeing you again - many thanks Kev and the team More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We booked the upstairs part of the restaurant for a party of 24 people, for a pre-wedding meal. Kev, the proprietor and his wife took the booking, and could not have been more helpful. The food was exceptional, and the waitresses and bar staff were great. The atmosphere is so friendly and welcoming. We had the best evening, and an... More 

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you Dawn for you kind words - we take great pride in making sure all the 'little things' get done right!!! Hope everything else for the weekend went well More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

On off chance decided to pop in for lunch with friend, warm welcoming feeling, good attentive staff and food was delicious !! Will be returning

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice feedback - we look forward to seeing you again More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
430 reviews 430 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
348 helpful votes 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Tried this for the first time and was very pleasantly surprised. I cannot understand how some reviewers can comment on places that are classed as eateries when they haven't even eaten there! We ordered the fish platter for two - see photo - and my goodness it was a large plate. The fish was very good and the salad crunchy,... More 

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely comments - the fish is bought from the fishermen in the morning and is nice and fresh and I am glad you enjoyed the cocktails - we only use the best ingredients and make them freshly to order - look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A quirky bar in the very pleasant old town. Individual, ambient and friendly staff. We dropped in for a late afternoon drink so did not try the food but the menu looks good so maybe next time.

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the ambiance - I am sure you will enjoy the food too!! Look forward to seeing you More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Found this little gem this weekend after not being overally impressed with the the restaurants along the road. It was quiet with only us and another table. The food was amazing and service was polite and friendly. A wonderful find and I highly recommend it.

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know what a great time you had. We try to make sure that everyone not only has lovely food but also a good time. Look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My girldfriend and I popped in for a drink as we were walking past......the atmosphere was so warm and welcoming we ended having dinner! The food was lovely and the staff were great! Had a brilliant night, probably one of my favourite restaurants! Will definitely be returning

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review - and pleased you both had a great night - so often the impromptu ones are the best!!!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 George Street, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 719919

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 29
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Located in the heart of the Historic Old Town of Hastings, Black Pearl offers quality cuisine in a charming atmosphere. The ground floor wine bar offers an informal and vibrant atmosphere, whilst the nicely decorated & cozy first floor dining rooms offer intimate dining.Our menus change frequently to reflect seasonal variations. Every dish is made of quality fresh ingredients that compliment one another perfectly to enhance the flavours. Both our lunch and a la carte menus include local fish, shellfish & meat dishes, and a selection suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.We offer a great value for money weekday menu and cater for large groups or parties including company functions.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?