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The General Havelock

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Good on tap Cider

The bar staff here are friendly and helpful but could know more about their ciders as couldn’t... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
badmintontim
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Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
intriguing wall decor of old tiles and wood panelling

Had a few beers with friends at the outside pavement patio area and can highly recommend the... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
IanW203
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Dec 17, 2018
“What has happened to this pub?”
Sep 16, 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Over the last couple of years this pub has been a great choice to drink and eat in. I hadn't visited it for about ten weeks, but as some friends from Brighton were over we went in there for a drink on the way to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit to the pub and once again it’s just a wow, the roast dinners are Home cooked and taste wonderful, very filling and lots on your plate. The staff are so friendly and welcoming to this little pub. Highly recommend to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Nothing to rave about. It’s rather fatty inside and tables were a bit sticky but we did go on a busy day. Menu was ok but quite a few items were not available. Limited choice of things on tap. Staff not over helpful or very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The bar staff here are friendly and helpful but could know more about their ciders as couldn’t recommend which one to have as ‘didn’t drink cider’ A nice traditional pub though with good decoration instead of the chain pubs and also no tv which was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

good mix of punters, some dodgy and some tourists, usual stuff. Music on a saturday night offered by Alan the dj. Playing some proper choons, house and funk mainly. All in the best setting you could ask for. Try Yates next door first and you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Had a few beers with friends at the outside pavement patio area and can highly recommend the Timothy Taylor's Landlord bitter and the Symonds Cider. We had just eaten so could not partake of their Sunday roast which looked amazing and great value - with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I am a sucker for old Victorian pubs and this is one of the best. Friendly staff, the girl behind the bar was doing everything but with a smile. Food was excellent pub fare and beer and wine prices cheap for city centre pubs. Why...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We needed somewhere to brunch and the GH appeared on hand. Nice vibe inside, airy but still with real pub authenticity. Sunday roasts were homemade and yummy. Meat slightly over cooked for personal tastes but for the price I ain't complaining. Clean facilities lead to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank solubleduck
Reviewed September 29, 2015

There are a lot of pubs in Hastings but this one has lots of character with a nautical theme and has a great feel. Gav, the owner was friendly and informative about thier local brews. Do yourself a favour if you are in town and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Having just wandered in whilst out tor a stroll on Saturday evening it was refreshing to be welcomed by staff and locals alike. Very warm atmosphere. Bar staff were particularly candid about their own view of awaiting pubs and a regular local maintained the theme....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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