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Exquis French Bistrot

1 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne BN21 3HJ, England
+44 1323 430885
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne BN21 3HJ, England
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191 - 200 of 334 reviews

Reviewed April 13, 2013

We have been that to this restaurant time and time again . Reminds me of Artisan France. Decor and facilities not the best but thats what makes the ambience of quintescentially French... welcoming , friendly, warm and above all the food and service is superb!....More

Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

Visited this week with family, some of whom hadn't been before. Delightful & cosy. Attentive waiter, tasty food, portions just right, and value! Friends most impressed.

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed April 9, 2013

...I had the Niçoise salad, it was a bit 'bulked up' with lettuce rather than just as an ingredient. In saying that, the rest of the meal, service, ambience, etc......Gorgeous! Unmissable! Wonderful! If there was somewhere I could get a decent hot towel shave, and...More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Many people might be put off entering this unassuming bistrot. It's not, repeat not, posh, chic, suave or upmarket. The menu is adequate , not exhaustive, although there are daily 'specials' in addition to the standard offerings. If you can't find something appealing on the...More

1  Thank Buccleuch69
Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal last night. Portion sizing was perfect, great food and you really get the sense you are in an authentic French restaurant. I chose this restaurant based solely on trip advisor reviews and I'm glad I did. As for value for money,...More

1  Thank Dazeyduke76
Reviewed March 23, 2013

My friends and I spent a very pleasant few hours at Exquis last night. The food was good, tasty and fresh and the atmosphere very relaxed. To get a three course meal of the quality we were served last night for just shy of £15...More

Thank spike19
Reviewed March 17, 2013

We've been going to Exquis for some time now and have yet to have a bad meal or service. Benoit changes the menus every season and there is always something new and interesting to try. If you go on a Saturday night there are canapés...More

1  Thank GingerBuck
Reviewed March 16, 2013

At last we took the plunge and went in to this wonderful little restaurant which from the outside looks uninviting,but make no mistake once inside we were made to feel very welcome, it has a very warm atmosphere and the staff were plesant and attentive,our...More

1  Thank PhilWalter
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Such a lovely restaurant, tasty food, brilliant service, fabulous value - a faultless experience! This was my second visit and definitely won't be my last! It is a very 'talked about' little find and one worth sharing. I learnt that the waitress was only on...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is the sort of place where you would probably walk straight on by but DONT - go in. That said, you will probably have to book because it is so popular. Oozing Frenchness from start to finish, the menu is fresh and diverse. Three...More

1  Thank Rubyglitter
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Christine S
Are you now reopened after your refurbishment please
January 24, 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from benoit v | Property representative |
hello, the restaurant is reopening on 07/02/2017, booking is advised and can be done on our facebook page, best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pevensey Road, Eastbourne BN21 3HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 430885
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