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Urban Ground

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2A Bolton Road, Eastbourne BN21 3JX, England
+44 1323 410751
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7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, 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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  • 11
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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 Shop

The food is always varied and delicious. Usually a dairy/gluten free cake. Great Coffee. Smiling, friendly staff. A pleasure to spend time there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara C
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is always varied and delicious. Usually a dairy/gluten free cake. Great Coffee. Smiling, friendly staff. A pleasure to spend time there.

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Thank Barbara C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A chilly and damp day, so a good excuse for a nice coffee and free wifi. As usual a nice coffee with chocolate undertones. I add a dash of sugar free Caramel syrup to taste. The coffee never disappoints.

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1 Thank PietreS
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good coffee and snacks In a central location definitely would go back and eat next time, well worth a visit

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1 Thank Tina W
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I was in Eastbourne, it was windy and chucking it down with rain and I was in need of a coffee. I saw Urban Ground and thought I would give it a go as I do like to patronise independent places over the usual Costa/Starbucks. The place is not that big but had a really nice atmosphere, had cake and... More 

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1 Thank MidLifeMini
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Go to Urban Ground if you want to taste the best coffee in Eastbourne. Added to this is the friendly atmosphere which makes it the best place to go for a break during shopping.

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1 Thank JLM44
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Excellent coffee! Friendly and helpful staff - great location right in the centre of town. Particularly lovely when the sun is shining and you can sit outside.

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1 Thank 1985Paul1964
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Good coffee and homemade cake, always something new to try. I recently tried the courgette cake and it was very good.

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1 Thank 974janetr
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Firstly the staff are really friendly (and well trained), the coffee is great (even the decaf), the tea is served in an imaginative way and the snacks are tasty, fresh and European. Perhaps best of all is the ambience: Urban Ground caters for all ages and tastes and its open airy and light.

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1 Thank Pyecombe
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Just one of the best cafe's I have ever been to - lovely staff, beautiful food and cakes and coffee! You will not be disappointed - definitely recommend the Pastrami Flatbread and Portuguese Custard Tart :-)

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1 Thank Jonathan D
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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660 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Called in with a friend at her suggestion - good shout! Very friendly service, a good choice of coffees and a comfortable and peaceful ambiance. A few yards off the main shopping drag and somewhere I will return to soon.

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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 4 - 6
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen, Soups, Cafe

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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