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Traditional, British pub offering homemade dishes to quality cask ale and wines from around the world. Featuring a range of local ales from both Harvey's and Long Man Brewery plus enjoy local gins! Located between the Devonshire Park Theatre and the Winter Garden, The Stage Door is the ideal spot for a tasty meal out or drinks with friends!
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here a few nights in a row because it was so good. All the staff were fantastic really canny, beer was great a lovely pint of Amstel. Do yourself a favour and get a brie burger hands down one of the best burgers ever!

Date of visit: April 2021
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VisitEastbourne, Marketing at The Stage Door, responded to this reviewResponded today

Many thanks for your great review. We are pleased you enjoyed your recent visits to the Stage Door and most certainly will look into your request for a brie burger in the future.!

Reviewed 2 April 2021

What excellent food stagedoor burger and vegan burger plus a pint of longman, cannot fault the food or service lovely and hot and on time, looking forward to being in the stagedoor at some point thank you.

Date of visit: April 2021
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VisitEastbourne, Marketing at The Stage Door, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your great review! We are pleased our food and service was up to a high standard and look forward to welcoming you into the pub from May 17th.

Reviewed 3 March 2021

We ordered take away, a chicken burger and a Brie burger. It arrived within the specified time was hot and absolutely amazing. I could not fault a thing. We have really missed our meals out to the stage door but we received the same warm...More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 28 February 2021

We had the best beer battered fish and the tastiest chips since moving to Eastbourne 5 Stars definitely Lucky for us it's just around the corner near the Congress Theatre

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 28 February 2021

My wife and i ordered our dinner from Stage Door last night, got it delivered and it was great! Halloumi burger and sweet potato fries and their house burger and chips, great portion sizes and fantastic prices! Have got food here several times during lockdown...More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 30 December 2020

This is a nice little bar, easy to find on Compton Street about 100yards from the seafront. From outside, it's a great looking building with what look like lovely Victorian copper domes flanking the roof. Inside, the staff are friendly, seating is spacious and well...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2020

We popped in for a quick drink before another engagement. Staff were very kind and friendly. Service is at the table due to covid restrictions. Service was prompt also. They have a good selection of drinks available.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Before writing this review I thought I would read the “5 Star” review I wrote back in July for comparison. Today was a wet October Monday late lunchtime - more staff than punters! My intention was to drink, eat and settle in for the afternoon...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 12 October 2020

Stumbled across The Stage Door as we were wandering around the streets of Eastbourne. The bar was relatively quiet on both occasions that we went in which was a shame as I can imagine it has a lively atmosphere when busy. Great views across the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2020

I've eaten in many well-respected establishments throughout various areas, and yet the experience given from eating at The Stage Door is still consistently the best experience eating out that I can rely on. The discount provided from having theatre tickets is no longer applicable, however...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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We had bottle of wine so didn't notice berer prices but cheapest bt was around £15.
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  • The Stage Door is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4