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Black Pearl

9 George Street, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
01424-719919
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Ranked #65 of 234 restaurants in Hastings
Price range: $15 - $39
Cuisines: European, International
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Best place ever, I recommend the steak. Really nice homemade chips and tasty sauce too. Was all so nice ones of us ordered it again whilst I had a yummy chocolate cake with ice cream. Was a really nice atmosphere to be in too repairing for the pirate weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great food extremely well flavoured and presented, I had apricot lamb perfectly cooked with sweet taste and we'll seasoned vegetables. Would definitely recommend to Hastings diners and visitors.

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

I am so pleased you enjoyed your food, the lamb dish is one of best sellers. We look forward to seeing you again soon More

Corringham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very attentive and friendly staff. varied menu with a list of daily specials. Wife doesn't eat meat and there was a good range of non meat dishes. I tried the curry from the special of the day list and it would have put a lot of Indian restaurants to shame.Superbly cooked and for one of the few times in my... More

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback - our chef does make a mean curry!!! So glad you enjoyed your meal More

Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very nice evening celebrating my Birthday. Very friendly, very attentive but without being pushy Food was really nice and the House White was very good. Was not horrified at the bill either. Would go back again without hesitating. One fault. Please get a better coffee ours was tasteless .Sorry but we love our Coffee! But still a really great restaurant... More

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know you had a lovely birthday celebration but we are really sorry you did not enjoy the coffee. We had been told we were using the same coffee as most of the restaurants in the area but will look into this further. Hope to see you again More

Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We haven't eaten there yet but we will soon because the place is awesome, we will definitely be booking a table.

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comment - look forward to seeing you again!! More

Hastings, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Excellent food, served quickly by friendly staff who are attentive and keen to ensure you have everything you need. Amazing portion size, with all food cooked perfectly and presented attractively. Very welcoming to us, and our 2 year old son!

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments - so glad you, and your son!! enjoyed your meal. Do call in again!!! More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant in Hastings while on a weekend away and looking for a restaurant for a meal and drink. This is a very nicely furnished, clean, bar and restaurant with a good choice of food – the seafood platter for two was excellent and we would recommend it as a must for any fish lovers. They also... More

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments - so glad you enjoyed the fish platter - and cocktails!!!! We look forward to seeing you again when you are next in Hastings More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

So pleased we were able to get a table for two on Sunday(Fathers Day too)!! Menu so tempting but both of us chose Roast Pork.Staff very friendly and didnt mind us taking a little longer making our minds up. Waited a suitable time for meal to arrive(time to enjoy some Peroni!!) and it was very well presented,beautiful veg/potatoes/yorkshire pud/gravy and... More

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback - it means a lot to the staff to be recognised for their good service. We look forward to see you again!! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Staff very friendly, food is perfectly cooked. Cant fault any of our experience at the black Pearl. Excellent value for money. Would highly recommend

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Wow, thank you!!!! I am so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us - we look forward to seeing you again! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We went in the evening and sat upstairs. It was quite busy but not overly packed. The staff were great to start but then a fussy woman sat next to us and I think the staff were more worried about her than paying attention to us so we got left alone quite a lot. Then when the staff did come... More

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BlackPearlRestaurant, Owner at Black Pearl, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am glad that you enjoyed the food - the chocolate cake is a popular one!!! However I am very sorry that you did not feel you had the best service you could and would hope you will come again and receive the service you would expect. We look forward to seeing you! More

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