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1 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne BN21 3HJ, England
01323 430885
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Ranked #51 of 316 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
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English first
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Bournemoith
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very promising bistrot atmosphere on arrival, with piped Edith Piaf and bit down at heal added to this, fiixed menu gave feel of lots of tried and tested dishes, however funny candles with batteries in them and slightly hands-off Anglo-Saxon service throughout, with lots of "no problem". We came full of expectation after reading all the rave reviews. Starters of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is a lovely traditional French provincial restaurant with a short well thought-out fixed price menu with additional dishes daily. The food was first class - especially so considering the very reasonable price. The atmosphere was warm and friendly. Go to this restaurant - it deserves your custom and it .should be top of the list in Eastbourne

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very nice inside. Excellent value, high quality food - 3 courses for under £14 in midweek. The best value meal we have had in a long time. There were many such bistros in London 30 or 40 years ago; now, unfortunately, they have become restaurants that cater for the very rich as London becomes more like Monaco with every passing... More 

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Deddington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Don't take any notice of what the premises looks like from outside - just go inside for a special experience. We knew we were going to be welcomed because of the warm manner in which our earlier booking enquiry was received. Once inside the Exquis Bistrot you find the tables and decor are simple but this is not reflected in... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I visited here for dinner with my partner last night and was very impressed. The waiter was very polite and attentive, the food was divine and the atmosphere was so relaxed and welcoming. I would recommend this restaurant very highly to all parties

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Have dined here on many occasions over the years and the food is always reliable, delicious and wonderfully French.Love the fact that the menu changes seasonally and there are always daily specials to tempt.Staff are delightful and the whole dining experience is unhurried, very friendly and totally relaxing.Fantastic value too.Vive l'Exquis!!

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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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