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Urban Ground

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups, Cafe
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2A Bolton Road, Eastbourne BN21 3JX, England
+44 1323 410751
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7:30 am - 6:00 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: Lunch, Quick Bites, Brunch, Breakfast, 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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  • 29
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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
Best flat white in town!

Lovely staff, welcoming atmosphere and GREAT coffee - no other coffee shop in Eastbourne makes a flat white like these lovely people do!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Susannah B
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Lovely staff, welcoming atmosphere and GREAT coffee - no other coffee shop in Eastbourne makes a flat white like these lovely people do!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Flat White coffee was tiny and luke warm ( and flavourless ). The barista needs to be a tad less arrogant - this is coffee not atomic physics and we don't need a lecture on the difference between Latte and Flat White. Ambiance is nice , but there are better options in Eastbourne if you are a Flat White connoisseur... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We don't go out for coffee very often, but if we're in town, we usually end up at Urban Ground. We've never had a bad experience here. Its always busy but the staff have always been friendly and accommodating. Took my parents and they enjoyed it too

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Fancied a coffee in town and stumbled upon the Urban Ground in Bolton Rd off of the High Street. I got pounced on a bit by one of the waiters then he led me to the counter, which put me off a bit. Had a lovely Latte inside and a read of the papers. Nice pictures on the wall and... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

most exellent service staff are friendly and polite coffee is absolutely divine and there food and cakes are amazing

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Dover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Urban cafe is a lovely little independent cafe (or coffee shop). Lovely tasting coffee, and the cake was superb. When we visited, it seemed to be one of the busier 'coffee shops', and it wasn't hard to understand why. Nice clean premises with seating outside

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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Not only a great central town location and excellent hot drinks but superb and unusual sandwiches, snacks and toasties. On when we visited was crushed avocado and chili !

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Both the iced coffee and flat whites were excellent, and we have high coffee standards! Would certainly return

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A great place to stop for a coffee and the staff are really helpful. Excellent coffee here. There are tables outside in addition to inside which is convenient if it's sunny or you have a dog with you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Found this via foursquare and scored well so popped in for a quick drink. We just had a coffee and an iced chai tea, both were lovely, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Great ambience and a laid back place. Will definitely visit again and try the amazing looking food that was on display!

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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
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, 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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