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1 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne BN21 3HJ, England
01323 430885
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Ranked #55 of 318 Restaurants in Eastbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Arundel, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had been to Exquis in the past but it is now even better. a friend from Canada always has the duck confit on his visits to Exquis. I had an amazing guinea fowl with cheese sauce. The food is wonderful and the prices staggeringly low. don't miss this gem when in Eastbourne

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My first visit, certainly not my last. Food excellent, authentically French. Not huge portions, but I saw this as a plus as it allowed me to pack in three courses without feeling greedy!! Chicken Rillettes and Apricot & Almond Tart especially tasty, couldn't fault. Very good value for money. Only area I was disappointed with was the lighting - ceiling... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We were recommended this restaurant, but forget it looked dirty food interesting but very small portions. Service not so good Will not be returning or reccomended

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Amazing quality French food at slightly inflated price.The only minus is the rustic look of the place but then again it adds to the atmosphere,will be visiting again.

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Manerbe, Normandy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

At my first visit to L'exquis I was very pleased with the food even though the restaurant had its rough edges. I went for dinner last week and was very disappointed by the food and the service. My first course was prawns provencale - a handful of very small prawns in a tomato sauce that tasted only of chilli. The... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Held a small work Christmas party here and had a great time. The restaurant was packed when we arrived at 8.30 but we were welcomed immediately. The food was very tasty and great value. Service was friendly and helpful. All in all highly recommended.

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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had dinner here with friends. The meal was very good and certainly excellent value for money. Nice to find an individual restaurant in Eastbourne rather than one of a chain.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Looks very casual, old stuff, music playing silently and sounds like from gramophone :) Strange feeling like being back in time (old times). Food is good, but nothing special, average. I wouldn't come back soon...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday when prices are higher than during the week but even so a three course meals for four and a bottle of Cote du Rhône cost less than £80. Having ascertained that the pâté was not home made three of us opted for the mushroom soup and one for the smoked salmon. I had the soup... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Finally got to eat here after many friends had said how fab the food was. Was not disappointed - it was lovely and although I was at a business lunch it had a great atmosphere - will certainly go back again!

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

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