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First In Last Out

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14-15 High Street, Hastings TN34 3EY, England
+44 1424 425079
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good atmosphere and a fantastic open wood fire in the centre of the room. The seating was well arranged and the service on the whole was very good. When we were there, the pub was very busy indeed, but this added to the atmosphere..

Thank isosahedron
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bit late posting review had to do a bit of research to find out Roy's name. This pub/resteraunt is what makes Hastings, England a great place to be. We were staying at Shearbarn up the hill and was looking for somewhere to eat Friday night, to be fair it was getting a bit late for kids to be in a... More 

Thank bigdave657
Hastings, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It gets very warm in there during the winter but the open fire is fabulous - I wouldn't change a thing! ...and their chips with shredded pork are to die for!

Thank LuxuriousNomad_com
London, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for dinner, lovely welcome, good choice in beers, lambs liver was delicious. Service was spot on. Amazing log fire in centre of pub area very busy great atmosphere will make our local when in Hastings.

Thank Nicola B
Pewsey, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our son took us and our dog here yesterday. Wonderful. The waitress was lovely and brought our dog biscuits and water. Amazing log fire, fab beers and amazing menu. Best pub we have ever been in. Perfect.

Thank JuliaSmart
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136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Attended with friends for an evening meal in the dining room having booked in advance. Nice enough food, nice enough service. We had heard good things from local friends and family and our evening was pleasant.

Thank Beveraldo
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were staying just down the road, at The Laindons B&B, where the owner recommended the First In Last Out as a good place to get a drink and a bite to eat. She wasn't wrong. We came here twice over the weekend - once for a bite to eat before the Battle of Hastings re-enactment, and then the next... More 

Thank Robertcoppin
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went here last night with a mate for a few pints, was impressed. A pub that feels traditional in decor and had a great atmosphere. Lots of different ales on and had the fire going. Will definitely be back in the future.

Thank David J
Geraldine, New Zealand
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went to FILO for an evening meal last night and had a lovely time. We had game pie and goat cheese tarte tatin. Both were lovely. Couldn't resist dessert too. Fantastic sponge pudding and pear tarte tatin. Owner came out to talk to us as she had been to our exhibition which was really nice of her. The atmosphere... More 

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Sharon B, Owner at First In Last Out, responded to this review

Thank you Gillian and Michael for visiting, and for such kind words. The exhibition at St.Mary in the Castle of your steel mosaic depicting the Bayeux Tapestry and the Battle of Hastings, was truly amazing and I am so pleased to have seen it. We wish you the very best for your forthcoming exhibitions - wherever they may be! More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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381 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you like the micro brewery type beers and good old fashioned pub grub, then you will like FILO for sure. In the winter they have the open pit fire going and this makes for a lovely evening all snug and inside while the weather does its thing outside. In the summer it's a bit caved in for my liking... More 

Thank peppermint

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-15 High Street, Hastings TN34 3EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 425079

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?