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Best things to do in Hastings

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Gallery
“right in the Heart of Hastings Old Town with its range of independant and quirky shops”
70local recommendations
Pier
“No trip to Hastings would be complete without a walk to the end of the pier”
35local recommendations
Café
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“Fantastic Restaurant/Bar really amazing food and a huge range of ales ,we go here all the time”
46local recommendations
Burger Joint
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“This is a great place for Carnivore, Vegetarian and Vegan, good price as well . Hastings”
31local recommendations
Cinema
“A great space with an art gallery, restaurant and cinema. The cinema has a bar in the auditorium and has films, talks and live music.”
38local recommendations
Park
“Alexandra Park is a public park in Hastings. It occupies 109 acres, with its linear area stretching from the town centre out to residential areas. You can choose short or long walks through the vastly different areas, including reservoirs & lakes with wonderful wildlife, rose gardens, beautiful wooded areas, Cafe with play parks, tennis courts & the famous miniature railway. this wonderful park reminds me of Central Park in New York, but on a Hastings scale. I have happy childhood memories of spending whole summers in this park, where my Grandparents lived at the top most end.”
20local recommendations
Bar
“My local, friendly atmosphere with a great vibe and excellent range of drinks. Pizza delivery option which is fun.”
29local recommendations
Wine Bar
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“Busy spot with excellent people watching opportunities, good food and often good lunch deals in the week.”
26local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is a family-friendly museum with amazingly diverse collections. Established over 125 years ago”
21local recommendations
Establishment
“The ruins we see today are the remains of a stone fortress (built after William of Normandy's coronation) which was practically impregnable from three sides”
20local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“A modern restaurant making full use of the abundance of local produce. St Clement's seasonal menus include fish from Hastings’ beach launched fleet and produce is sourced from traditional butchers, rare-breed farms and non-intensive dairies, local farms, fishermen & grocers. It has a relaxed and informal atmosphere and is perfect for an intimate dinner. Accurately described in a July 2014 Telegraph review as "Michelin-level accomplishment with an easy-going charm". Perfect service and a real gem in the neighbourhood. I took my partner here for a birthday dinner and he loved it!”
25local recommendations
Salon / Barber Shop
“The heart of the old town, George Street hosts a great number of local sellers from clothes to furniture to souvenirs.”
21local recommendations
Bakery
“Because you need to eat everything in this shop - literally their almond croissants tastes like heaven, belgian buns bigger than your face and the best sausage roll I've had in ages”
20local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“Busy restaurant on the seafront with outside seating. Delicious food professionally served.”
14local recommendations
Food
“Excellent food, great drinks, traditional settings - live music sometimes - www.porterswinebar.com”
19local recommendations
Café
“Delicious food here, breakfast, lunch and brunch menu, fantastic cakes and nice tea selection. Decent outdoor seating area but not great for views but the inside is fun! ”
19local recommendations