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Hudsons Wine Bar - CLOSED

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Hudsons has gone, now opened under new name!

Drove past today and saw that this place has finally re-opened but is now named "Academy Cocktail... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Started here & found its not pretentious

Went here to start a night out often seen loads in each weekend and was pleasantly met & found the... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
8 Jun 2018
“Hudsons has gone, now opened under new name!”
11 Jun 2018
“No idea”
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114 South Street, Eastbourne BN21 4LZ, England
+44 1323 737050
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Went for a drink on Friday night, two other people in the bar. I asked for a cocktail without looking at the menu, staff didn't know what it was. So I asked for a dry martini and asked what vermouth they used, they didn't know...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MMW72
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Drove past today and saw that this place has finally re-opened but is now named "Academy Cocktail Bar" Can't find anything on this anywhere.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank whomewhy
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I'm a big fan of this lovely place. Love the food and the drinks. They are closed for a complete refurbishment until Feb 14th - they are opening again on Valentine's day, looking forward to going there again.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank whomewhy
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Half past 10, bar busy and great atmosphere. Mum and dad down to visit for first time in 1 year. Had first drink... not exactly cheap but happy to stay only to be told "Sorry bar is shut" Please bare in mind there are probably...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank jkersh12
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Been here last 3 times the orders were wrong missing out ingredients for cocktails, my girlfriend this time ordered a strawberry mojito the guy who made it just made a mojito and put 3 whole strawberrys in it haha, keeping tradition of the staff having...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Chris723232
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

When I got to the bar I asked for a Strawberry Daiquiri, 15 minutes later I was still waiting. I understand it's under new management and it seemed there were more bar staff behind the bar than before it was taken over. However they seemed...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Willingdon84
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is a shame 0/5 scoring is not available really... This establishment has changed hands recently and has gone downhill dramatically. They are clearly living off the previous owners Tripadvisor rating for now, but it will not be long before this place is driven into...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank jb241119
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Under new management, terrible service, cocktails were awful and the manager was so rude would not recommend anymore!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Rhianna C
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A really lovely and welcoming place. My husband for some reason thought it felt like a hairdressers, not that he's ever been to a hairdressers so how would he know!? Certainly wasn't anything like a hairdressers, food was good, wine very good, with good knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 257kenr
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went here to start a night out often seen loads in each weekend and was pleasantly met & found the prices weren't excessive; a great range of cocktails & wines selection really friendly & knowledgeably staff will be making it a more regular venue I...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank GraemeAKAG
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