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1 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne BN21 3HJ, England
01323 430885
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Coup de coeur - had a crush!

This is the first time I am leaving a review on TripAdvisor, and I think this restaurant really deserves it. I went there on a Saturday night for my boyfriend's birthday - we are both French living in the UK - and it was great, The place is a bit noisy as the restaurant is quite small but the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
LucieC_UK
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London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is the first time I am leaving a review on TripAdvisor, and I think this restaurant really deserves it. I went there on a Saturday night for my boyfriend's birthday - we are both French living in the UK - and it was great, The place is a bit noisy as the restaurant is quite small but the atmosphere... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I've been meaning to leave feedback for this place for ages. We visit here as often as we can and have never been disappointed. Really lovely tasting fresh food, different menu every week, very reasonable prices, friendly owner and staff. The decor is getting better bit by bit and adds to the authenticity but the food really is delicious.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Never had a bad meal at Exquis! Staff are always friendly, food always delicious and prices are very reasonable. We visited as a party of 7 recently and we all had 3 course, 2 bottles of red wine and other drinks. The bill came to approx £20pp! Don't be fooled by the shabby exterior this restaurant is a hidden gem!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

If we had closed our eyes and eaten our meal that way, apart from the language, we could have been in south west France, such was the flavour of the duck. Even the ever so slightly scruffy décor and place settings were truly French. A revisit by my wife with a crowd of mates has only reinforced the opinion.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Came here for my best friends birthday on a Saturday eve, we had a fantastic 3 course meal, I had duck for my main and it was so enjoyable, service was great and really good value for money will defiantly be returning here!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Really great food. Service was excellent. Right amount of waiting times between courses. Wine prices very reasonable

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were really looking forward to a nice experience here, going by the recent reviews should have been a lovely evening. Sorry to say it didn't live up to expectations. Just one girl serving and she really did not want to be there. Poor, slow and a bit surly. The food wasn't too bad but could have been so much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I wanted to write this review after reading some of the negative comments about this restaurant. This restaurant is not pretentious and serves excellent food for a very reasonable price. My family and I had a delicious meal last night: carrot & cumin soup followed by rump steak and creme brûlée dessert. We chose the St.Emilion wine which was excellent... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Happy eighth birthday to Exquis. Been coming here for just over five years and the food and service is, as always, excellent.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I echo what many have said about the decor but it's firmly planted in French provincial culture and just what you should expect. The menu is small with a couple of really well reviewed dishes, the duck and the pork. I went with the pork and it was super, I loved the mustard sauce and mash combo. Heart warming stuff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne BN21 3HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: 01323 430885

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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