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Urban Ground

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Sandwiches, Continental, Soups, Coffee Shop
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2A Bolton Road, Eastbourne BN21 3JX, England
+44 1323 410751
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Today
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Breakfast, Quick Bites, Dessert, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Independent coffee shop serving speciality direct trade coffee, whole leaf...
Independent coffee shop serving speciality direct trade coffee, whole leaf teas, filled artisan breads and homemade cakes. We now also run the cafe at at the Towner Gallery, College Road, Eastbourne. It is on the 2nd Floor with awesome views. Licensed with local craft beers, fine wines and bubbles!
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  • 121
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
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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
Great Coffee and Drinks

This Cafe in the heart of Eastbourne has great ambiance Fabulous coffes from Union Hand Roasted. Delicious Hand made Cakes and a great selection of rolls and cibatta as well as a selection of hot dishes. Some pavement tables to enjoy our sunny days and really friendly and helpful staff. We will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
marcusba_555
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Sussex
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Sussex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This Cafe in the heart of Eastbourne has great ambiance Fabulous coffes from Union Hand Roasted. Delicious Hand made Cakes and a great selection of rolls and cibatta as well as a selection of hot dishes. Some pavement tables to enjoy our sunny days and really friendly and helpful staff. We will definately be lunching here again when in Eastbourne.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Range of sandwiches etc. is very good. Owner is keen to ensure everything is just right and service is top notch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

After having had quite an 'interesting' experience at the Eastbourne hotel we were staying at, finding Urban Ground was a real relief. The food was lovely, the prices are very reasonable and the coffee was particularly good and they were so very friendly and welcoming.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My favourite coffee shop, ever. The most heavenly large flat white, consistently perfect, always served by the friendliest barristas, and a lemon polenta cake to die for. Independent coffee at its best.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Been in for takeaway coffees for us, team of really young staff serving. I'm not against young staff, they can be fab, but here they write your order so slowly, like an essay. Then they ask for the amount. I challenged it saying that's not what it says on the board (above their heads), they say there is extra shots... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

At a loss for something to do, after a sort illness. Popped in for a coffee. I got an excellent Latte, and a nice chat with the manager. Hope the day continues in the same way.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Very friendly staff. Superb coffee, Cakes Mmmm! Snacks. Small inside, outside seating. Sometimes you just have to ignore the size of a café and go because of ----see 1st. sentence above.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Found Urban Ground on trip adviser Just had to try it.Hubby and I Went for our early morning coffee and cake.Coffee was lovely and all was reasonably priced certainly will go again was not disappointed,staff friendly and great service. well done to all.

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Battle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This place never fails to deliver. Great coffee. Really fresh food. Fab service. All in all - one of the best places in Sussex to get a decent caffeine hit and some good grub.

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london
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14 reviews 14 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Reading other reviews can only think expectations in eastbourne are rather low . It was ok but didn't justify the prices. Knock a third off and maybe ok. Other reviewers said andwiches are unusual. Salmon and cream cheese unusual? Bacon and Brie ? Nah there are better places to go if you want more than a reasonable coffee. Unlikely to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2A Bolton Road, Eastbourne BN21 3JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 410751

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 6
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Continental, Soups, Coffee Shop

Description

Independent coffee shop serving speciality direct trade coffee, whole leaf teas, filled artisan breads and homemade cakes. We now also run the cafe at at the Towner Gallery, College Road, Eastbourne. It is on the 2nd Floor with awesome views. Licensed with local craft beers, fine wines and bubbles!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?