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The Observer Building

53 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1EL, England
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Dead again!!!

This building had been closed and derelict for many years (30+) The creation of the place into... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
TertiaHastings
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Hastings
Quirky new use

Nice to see the building in use again. Its quite quirky and good for people with kids. Limited menu... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
streakey
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
7 Nov 2017
“Dead again!!!”
13 Nov 2016
“Quirky new use”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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53 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1EL, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This building had been closed and derelict for many years (30+) The creation of the place into varies activities was a ray of hope that was very soon extinguished! Come on someone, surely this land/building could be used better than this.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Nice to see the building in use again. Its quite quirky and good for people with kids. Limited menu but nice stuff.

Thank streakey
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Love it here, always something happening here, very different from most of Hastings venues but, day and night there is something for adults and children going on. Good food, great for veggie and some vegan dishes. Think most of the furnature and decoration is up-cycled...More

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

At last something has been done with this building.It has become a great cultural centre. I understand that as the student flats are no longer being built on top of the building there may be a problem with it,s financial stability.shame.

Thank maggiewillow4
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

I have visited TOB three times now. On each visit I find it dark and quite, people sat in corners and no one to welcome you as you enter. I would have loved to have stayed longer but after ten minuets I felt out of...More

Thank Marvel2015
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Like so much of Hastings, pretentious middle class cool or a derro hang out. Why must we have an attempt at Notting Hill on sea? Good to see attempts to improve this wreck of a town, but this doesn't help. Vanilla lattes anyone?

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Visited for a fashion show event last week with my husband. We have lived in the area for about 3 years now and have never set foot inside! The building itself still feels pretty industrial but modern. The decor feels very alternative and creative. A...More

Thank VictoriasAdventures
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We visited this iconic building in the hope they did something fantastic with the inside of it. What a joke. We spent all of 2 minutes inside. It looked like all the homeless people of Hastings happened to visit at the same time as us.

Thank ChrisMcG170
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

There are a variety of businesses being run in this building at the current time of visiting - April 2016, such as an art gallery, large bar and seating area in a cavern type ambience as well as a small snack bar selling freshly made...More

1  Thank badmintontim
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Great feeling in this place. It feels very alternative and relaxed. A nice space to spend some time. There is a ar and a snack bar some sofas and some heaters. There is also a stage where there are performances of various kinds. I like...More

1  Thank Marian A
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