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The Hastings


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The Hastings is a community pub in the heart of Seaton Delaval offering a warm welcome to all who come through our door, whether for a bite to eat, a quiet drink after work, to enjoy our quiz nights or watch live music. Our food offer is fresh, with much of it locally sourced and we pride ourselves on the quality and value. We have recently undergone an extensive refurbishment, and relaunched with a new Head Chef and exciting menu. Whether it is our Wagyu Steak Mince Burgers, Mussels, Belly Pork, our Fish, Grill and Salad Ranges or simply a Bowl Of Homemade Chips, there is something for most tastes Our tagline of 'Local Pub, Local Food, Local Prices' sums up our aim to provide fresh affordable
US$5 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews burger tapas homemade chips belly pork mushy peas crab and lobster pudding curry onion rings salad sunday lunch the pub bar staff selection of beers great idea booked a table staff were very friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for lunch with my husband and father and 3 year old, got seated very quickly and the staff were lovely and friendly and Kelly the Chef was brilliant and the food was delicious, price wasn't bad either and will definitely be coming back

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dianne312
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with our friends, we ordered bits and pieces as we did not want a large meal. One thing we ordered was Geordie tapas, this was great and enjoyed the selection, however I do love black pudding and chunky chips. Anyway everything was very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Allan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the vegan curry which comes with chips, rice and flat bread if you want the vegan option. Very filling. Other half had the Sunday lunch which he enjoyed. Dessert for me was vegan caramel apple pie with ice cream which was lovely. Other...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Millymollymandy28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re regulars in here, food is always on point, local fresh ingredients and great hearty food. You get way more than you pay for but the quality is certainly not scrimped on. Staff are great, friendly and chatty and certainly no pretence like many other...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank carlostoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my daughter, her friend and man. We didn’t book and were exceptionally lucky to get a table as the restaurant booked up very quickly. We were served by a very pleasant waiter named Shane who explained the menu and as we were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank asta7508
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic birthday meal for my nana topped by our fantastic server Conor and outstanding desert.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Josh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called at Hastings Seaton Delaval today for food manager Peter very friendly as always food great never lets you down staff very friendly Yvonne great very pleasant and obliging. Lovely pub

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Marg6821
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been going to the Hastings for a while now and have never had a bad meal! Great deal on at the moment aswell that kids eat for £1 every Saturday in March. Staff are extremely friendly and inviting especially Yvonne. It’s a must to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ash3421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A warm & friendly greeting always awaits you at the Hastings. Great staff & great food especially the Sunday lunch which is the best in the area by a country mile & is fantastic value.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Passenger598472
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with the bride as we were passing and fancied our tea out, great service, great food, great value for money, will be visiting again

Date of visit: March 2019
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21 September 2018|
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Response from The_Hastings_Arms | Property representative |
Unfortunately no we dont have a keg IPA. Due to our tied brewery arrangements the only one we could stock from your list is Maltsmiths which I agree is a lovely pint. Our cask range is Cask Marque accredited, and we have a... More
Nicola f
24 January 2017|
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Response from The_Hastings_Arms | Property representative |
Hi Nicola Yes, as stated by reviewers below we are dog friendly in half of the pub. We have one area nearest the kitchen which is designated dog free - you can specifically reserve tables in that area if that is your... More
16 October 2016|
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Response from The_Hastings_Arms | Property representative |
Hi Tom, Thanks for the question. We are very much a pub, with an ever growing destination food trade. Whilst one end lends itself to be more of a dining set up, we are a large single room open plan venture with no... More
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