We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The General Havelock pub

27 Havelock Road, Hastings TN34 1BP, England
+44 1424 719048
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub
27 Havelock Road, Hastings TN34 1BP, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (86)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We came here yesterday while on holiday at Combe haven. First impressions are everything so a staff member going out of her way to move tables for our group was massively appreciated. She continued to give amazing service during our whole visit. Even doing a...More

Thank tipps_12
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Was watching the Morris Dancing and fancied a pint. This was right next to them so popped in for a Guinness. The finished dancing so I retired to inside and felt peckish. They had Rabbit Stew on the menu but as this was on the...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Hidden along the road behind the Mead it's easy to drive past this gem. The start and finish of our groups walk we were well served with good food beer and happy service. Lots of good room inside we did in fact enjoy the garden...More

Thank Woody838
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoy visiting the General Havelock. Good to see Jack still hosting the open mike night. Good welcome from staff too

1  Thank Jerryhill057
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We walk past this pub a lot and one day we decided to go in and try the food. Suffice to say it was good. Have been back many times since and have never been disappointed. Good food and friendly staff.

Thank catnap55
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had a very pleasant evening enjoying a couple of drinks in a comfortable setting. The pub welcomed locals of all ages and persuasions and had a beautiful tiled wall among its attractions. It was a real pub, little or no food seemed to be...More

Thank Rose W
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Went for a drink in the afternoon whilst out shopping. We were greeted by a drunken old man falling about in the bar. My pint glass had lipstick on it and when we went outside someone was smoking some kind of illegal substance. And all...More

2  Thank David H
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a bit to eat at lunch time and the food was great. Both of us had burgers one chicken and one General Burger. Both where fresh and well cooked and loads of chips! Atmosphere was lovely in there very friendly and inviting.

Thank ahunt49
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have been coming to this lovely ,atmospheric,friendly pub for years ,so my partner and I came here on zFathers day ,with my partners son ,his partner ,and ,my partners 4 month old granddaughter , We all received a warm welcome from Mark ,the landlord...More

Thank 51612ab
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Went on a Friday night around 18:30, and not many people in there, but around 20:00 few more came in. Great selection or lager / beer. Has really nice atmosphere with its dark wood structure. As we was leaving a band was setting up their...More

Thank terry_sherwood
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Hastings
309 reviews
.09 miles away
Chatsworth Hotel
267 reviews
.11 miles away
White Rock Hotel
464 reviews
.31 miles away
Travelodge Hastings
633 reviews
.54 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The owl and the pussycat lounge
232 reviews
.04 miles away
Smiffy's Chippy
41 reviews
.03 miles away
106 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The True CRIME Museum
307 reviews
.20 miles away
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
136 reviews
.35 miles away
Hastings Castle
365 reviews
.26 miles away
White Rock Theatre
123 reviews
.34 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The General Havelock pub staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Havelock Road, Hastings TN34 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 719048
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing