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“Poor Standard”
Review of Bibendum

Bibendum
Ranked #87 of 416 Restaurants in Eastbourne
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Located opposite Eastbournes Town Hall, Bibendum is the ideal venue for any occasion, whether you are planning a romantic meal in our Conservatory Restaurant, a business meeting or simply to wind down. Come and enjoying our wide range of premium beers, spirits and wines, or celebrate your special occasions in our Function Room, ideally equiped to suit your requirements, in order to make your evening a memorable one.And when the weather decides to be kind, why not take advantage of our patio area for that well needed coffee in the morning, a leisurely lunch or afternoon drinks with your friends, away from the hustle and bustle of the Town Centre...So whenever you choose to visit us, you can always expect a warm welcome from the team here at Bibendum.
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Visited here one weekday lunchtime - never again. Food was terrible, meat very undercooked, when I politely mentioned this to the waitress and asked for a replacement, she gave me the look of death for the rest of the time we were there. Also there were only FOUR chips with the meal! As we left, we turned to the two members of staff to say goodbye, but they were too busy chatting amongst themselves. No surprise the place was empty.

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4  Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Really enjoyed our first visit here. It was a Sunday and there was a choice of roasts and a la carte. The roasts are good value at £10.95 - £12.95, tasty and well presented. The vegetables were a little over cooked, but that was a minor niggle. Staff are helpful and welcoming. It's an ex pub and retains many of the features. I will come back. An enjoyable experience.

Thank Andrew A
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

I live in Eastbourne and this is one of my family favourites. Really high quality food, excellent wine list and great chef.
I have always foundthe staff helpful polite and friendly. It's very busy at weekends, so you need to book.They usually do a deal for children's sunday roast, £1.50 with an adult having a roast, but check first

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Thank Gail M
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Our reserved table was in the noisiest part of the restaurant and we asked to move, and having moved under the direction of our waitress, we were asked to move back by the presumably more senior staff member. With all that kerfuffle settled we ordered aperitifs, only to be told they did not have a 'Kir' and moreover the senior bartender did not know what it was either. 'French' restaurant/bar which does not know what a Kir is; a drink was produced to the table which was prosecco with white wine. Anyway we found the food to very good and despite the early setbacks we all enjoyed our evening.

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2  Thank Christopher C
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Reviewed May 25, 2013

We've been to Bibendum quite a few times for Sunday lunch and generally not had any issues. Good choice of meats, all nice but the veg on a couple of occasions has been scarce, just luck of the draw. Very cheap kids roasts, which were a very good size.

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1  Thank Alex C
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