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The Carlisle

Open Now: 11:00 - 00:00
Open today: 11:00 - 00:00
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Great music venue

Been here a few times, the bands are always good and frequently free. The beer is always awful tho... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Friendly welcome

Interesting evening. Nice atmosphere good band drinks priced reasonably. A nice change from the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
25 Aug 2018
“Rubbish bar staff and generally run down and dirty pub”
7 Aug 2018
“Rock pub”
We are a happy rock venue. We provide live entertainment every weekend and our price are nothing if not competitive!
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24 Pelham Street, Hastings TN34 1PE, England
+44 1424 420193
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick pint before heading home x right on the beach front x great music x venue kitted out to look proper rock x

2  Thank devonstar12
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

There is a very rude older bar lady in this pub. I walked upto the bar smiling at her and I get greeted with a miserable face and a very rude 'what do you want' with a look of distaste. I came and visited back...More

8  Thank Emma Strange An... M
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

After waiting nearly ten minutes to get served and being blanked by the bar staff I've come to the conclusion this dirty pub has had it you can only live on a reputation for so long.Used to be a bikers pub ps toilets are filthy.

1  Thank 454david57
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you like rock music and live bands this is the place to go. Reasonable price great atmosphere good live bands most Friday and Saturday nights

Thank Petspete
Chris B, Manager at The Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for your review. We do pride ourselves on our entertainment!

Reviewed 16 December 2017

Nice to find a decent rock pub that you instantly feel comfortable with. This is definitely not your trendy, twee, designer pub, this pub is here for lovers of rock music and as such has an excellent programme of live bands. For a pub the...More

Thank 390IanH
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We,'re touring in a campervan, and made a detour of 50 miles to visit this pub. Been here many times before. Always warm welcome ,staff and locals. This visit , heavy metal covers band "reptillian" we're playing. How I wished they lived nearer to where...More

Thank Davymotorhead
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We had a kid free weekend so of to Hastings for the night, the Band total mayhem were playing a covers band if you will but absolutely brilliant. The pub is excellent good staff beer good it is a bikers pub but they are a...More

Thank bigdave657
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Been here a few times, the bands are always good and frequently free. The beer is always awful tho, yet to have a decent pint. So great music venue, not so great beer.

Thank SGM67
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our first experience definitely was a bit of a shock. Dark floors, black walls, black ceilings, posters of AC/DC, Metallica etc, and the loudest jukebox I've heard in many a year. But the welcome was really friendly, the beer was good, and we stayed to...More

1  Thank Horleylad
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Popped in on a Friday night and the band were good, Saturdays band had us leave after 1 drink. As a mature couple we wasn't made to feel anything other than welcome.

Thank freckles2323
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Brilliant....Went into The Carlisle Pub, Hastings, yesterday as a treat !! The staff were very attentive and friendly !! Everyone give it a try...The staff are friendly. Comfortable and the pub is the best the tops. Favourite place thanks

Thank Michael Grant C
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Interesting evening. Nice atmosphere good band drinks priced reasonably. A nice change from the boho scene in the old town

Thank denles
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