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#11 of 31 Pub in Hastings
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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

We visited this pub on 3 occasions whilst on holiday in Hastings whilst reading the reviews the majority of 1* Reviews seem very harsh. However some people are never happy! for us great food the Landlord was very welcoming and gave great service! 5* Review...from us. xxMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 5 July 2023

Wow best fish and chips I have had in in long while, batter crispy but not greasy, fish Hugh, great garden for the kids and a really friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommend you try this place. Right down the road from haven holiday park....Walking distanceMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 13 June 2023

We have been talking about going to the comet for ages but never got round to it, until today. We called the pub to check if there was food being served and if dogs were welcome. I had a pleasant chat with I think the...landlord who told me that the food was indeed being served and dogs are more than welcome. We arrived and ordered our drinks and they opened a tab for the food we ordered. We sat outside as it was a wonderful evening. The landlord then came out with our placemats, cutlery and salt etc. he then reappeared with several biscuits for the dog and then a great big chew for him. Our food arrived and it was great. The portion size was great and it tasted great. I will be recommending the comet to everyone in the area as a good old style pub that gives both good service and great pub food.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 10 June 2023

Worst pub in hastings Food was like it had been cooked by a dinner lady in 1970 Staff were rude and full of coke heads, do not take any one you like here ....probably wouldn't take my worst enemy

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 4 June 2023 via mobile

Yes this is a traditional pub but when we were there they had run out of a number of ales and beers., which was disappointing. The food was good and homemade. The outside decking needs some attention and work doing on it as looks very...tired and in need of repair. If this was all ok then they would have has a higher rating.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 2 June 2023 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat, and so glad we did. Staff lovely and welcoming and food was great. Portion sizes are BIG and the food arrived hot and quick! Massive garden with a great play frame for the kids. Yes, the gardens slightly...overgrown and the benches need a lick of paint but nothing you can’t see passed when the food and staff make up for it. We will be back in the summer holidays! Thanks guysMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 11 May 2023

Would give it a lower rating but thought maybe they were having a bad day 😂 so first of all walked in got a table, it was just my daughter and i, across from us was an older guy by himself he kept looking at...us and then said can I sit next to her (my daughter) i politely told him no😂 i don't understand what made him think that was acceptable but he was clearly a regular talking to everyone. Moving on went to the bar to order food and they over charged us by £10 I kept adding up the prices in front of the bar staff telling them it should only come up to £21 not £31, finally after resolving that, food arrived we ordered a veggie burger and a hot dog..well we got the hot dog just not a veggie burger definitely was a beef burger, we didn't end up staying very long after getting the order wrong and them trying to over charge us as a man started talking very loudly about how he found out he got cheated on which wasn't very pleasant with the details, I guess it's just the type of environment this bar has. I suppose its a good laugh once you've left but I won't be returning even though it's convenient with the caravan site only being 10 mins walk if that.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 27 March 2023 via mobile

Great food, great service in a traditional friendly local. The vegetarian nut roast was fabulous as were the accompanying vegetables. The home made cheesecake was delicious. Presentation and portion size just right. Definitely worth a visit if you want a traditional roast dinner, vegetarian option,...fish n chips etc. The publican and his wife, the kitchen staff, fellow customers were all friendly.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 25 March 2023 via mobile

Visited while staying at combe haven. This pub ought to be cashing in on hundreds of holiday makers a matter of minutes away. It isn't. It's really really run down, inside and out. (And isn't even cheap) There was some sort of private party going...on, Inc buffet so it wnt even clear if they were open. Not even a friendly greeting as we went in. The music for the party was at full volume throughout the whole venue so you couldn't even talk. Only positive was the music was good!More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2022

Visited while staying at nearby holiday park, first impressions not great as car park looks like a scrap yard with glass all over the floor. Inside not much better with out dated furniture and very dirty. As it was Sunny decided to sit in the...‘Garden’ which is full of broken toys and very worn tables and climbing frames!!!!!Really. Drinks very expensive and food cold and obviously microwaved, complained to landlord who looks like the ‘how very dare you man’ from Catherine Tate, very rude and aggressive. Avoid at all costs……More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 15 July 2022 via mobile

Cocktails were nice- went for the £30 bottomless. Won’t do it again, one of the bar staff wouldn’t allow you to order your next drink until you finished your drinks (although it took an age to get your drinks so normally you have to order...in advance when you are out!) One of the bar staff also moaning that we shouldn’t drink it so quick as we would get too drunk then we would have to leave- we were (and still) are not drunk lol. 5 drinks in a bottomless cocktail deal isn’t exactly excessive in 2 hours. Just didn’t really like the vibe, would rather spend my £30 on 2 for £12 cocktails spread over a few more hours somewhere else where the service was better. I won’t go back.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 April 2022 via mobile

Lovely Landlord, very accommodating for the 6 Nations Rugby. Brilliant staff. Very dog and children friendly. Fantastic Sunday roast 😀

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 13 March 2022

welcome surprise after our first visit a couple of years back, Visited a couple of years back and said would never return, Wow, we returned and found Best food ever and dogs welcome, Loved the food and the warm surroundings and we will be going...back!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 26 November 2021

Went out for a Thursday evening treat, with my husband, food was nice I had the lasagne, my husband had the comet burger, the chips were nice, but they could used fries, rather than huge chunky chips. Barman was ok when approached but was more...interested in his mobile phone. Noisy group at pool table, loud music, TV playing volume up also. Not sure we will rush back. Shame as we are locals.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 26 October 2021

We visited the Comet whilst staying down the road at Coombe Haven. The pub is only a short walk from the holiday camp. I had a surf & turf which was cooked very well, my wife had ribs which she enjoyed & our kids had...a burger which they both enjoyed. The food was very good & at a reasonable price. We chatted to some of the locals & the barman & they seemed friendly. Was definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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The Comet Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5