Where to eat at Beachy Head
The following eateries are all within a relatively short driving distance of the lighthouse.
The nearest pub is The Beachy Head, part of the Vintage Inns chain, and is just 5 minutes up the road about 5mins away in the car. They serve good ‘pub’ food all day. In the other direction is The Tiger pub in the village of East Dean offering a slightly ‘finer’ selection of meals – there is also a Thai Restaurant in the village. In addition, Eastbourne is the nearest town – about 10mins away in the car.
Beachy Head Pub
The Beachy Head Pub is the closest, being only five minutes up the road by car.
The Beachy Head in Eastbourne is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. The picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on the menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing the bar.
Also in East dean is the Thai Terre, with carefully selected the recipes from Thailand.
All fish and seafood is fresh and sourced locally from sustainable stocks. Meats and other produce is of the best quality available and purchased on a daily basis.
The Eight Bells
The Eight Bells of Jevington is a Public House with over 300 years of history, nestled on the South Downs Way, between Eastbourne and Lewes.
It has a very large and well presented garden with superb views of the South downs. It is the ideal place to spend a beautiful, hot summers day or a balmy evening watching the sun go down.
The Belgian Café
Situated on Eastbourne Seafront’s Grand Parade with views of the pier and out towards Beachy Head, the Belgian Cafe is the perfect place to dine al fresco during the day or experience the relaxed atmosphere inside.
Famed for its freshly prepared seafood specialities, including 50 different ways to enjoy mussels, and their amazing selection of over 50 Belgian beers.
The Waterside Restaurant
The Waterside Restaurant, in Eastbourne, East Sussex, combines award-winning seafood cuisine with stunning seafront views. The luxury dining destination offers a delicious seafood menu with an exciting mix of the freshest ocean fare straight from the south shore and fine seasonal ingredients. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, the stylish interiors, extensive wine collection and friendly service will compliment and enhance your Waterside experience.
In the other direction, also five minutes away, is the Tiger Inn pub, in the village of East Dean.
The Tiger Inn at East Dean is probably the finest pub in Sussex. The Observer newspaper described it as “idyllic” with its low beams, log fires, cosy settles, fresh home made food and a warm welcome. The Tiger has also been praised by the Sunday Times as a very pretty long, low, quintessentially English Pub on the edge of the village green. The Tourism board has recently awarded the Tiger Inn, with it’s five luxury bedrooms, four stars for their quality.