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The Eagle (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Firebird - Two HorsesExcellent1
Franklins - North Shore IPAGood1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterGood2
Robinsons - Dizzy's Twisted SisterGood1
East London (ELB) - Truman's ZephyrGood1
Arundel - StrongholdAcceptable1
Purity - Pure UBUPoor1
Hop Back - Summer LightningNot Tried0
Long Man - Best BitterNot Tried0
Loud Shirt - Psychedelic IPANot Tried0
Holler (formerly Holler Boys) - Extra PaleNot Tried0
Downlands (formerly South Downs) - BramberNot Tried0
Hook Norton - X Ale (collaboration with Yeastie Boys)Not Tried0

Visits Details

16 Mar 2020 (Jack William)
Needed sustenance after my 71 mile ride to Eastbourne- Music, TVs (on silent), pool, sausage dish billed as the “dogs bollocks” as the special of the month - friendly barmaid. Cosy feel - I liked it. Cosy feel - I liked it - at least while I ate.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Robinsons - Dizzy's Twisted Sister4.00GoodGood traditional bitter - albeit with a rather exotic name.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried3rd pub today- 3rd sighting.
Downlands (formerly South Downs) - Bramber4.50Not Tried
Hook Norton - X Ale (collaboration with Yeastie Boys)4.80Not Tried
20 Apr 2019 (Magnus Greel)
Late afternoon and fairly busy with a mix of old folk in the main bar and a younger crowd around the pool table and Sky Sports screen.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Purity - Pure UBU4.50PoorPeaty, warm and sickly - I did not have the inclination to finish this
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Loud Shirt - Psychedelic IPA5.10Not Tried
Holler (formerly Holler Boys) - Extra Pale4.00Not TriedMy first choice alas had gone..
12 Apr 2019 (Dosser)
First stop on our Eastbourne crawl. Tried several bars but the beers on offer were not what we were looking for.ie. Greene King and national beers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Good£3.55 a pint but Angie was most upset to pay £2.15 for a half. This outrageous price was not advertised.
Arundel - Stronghold4.70AcceptableTired
22 Apr 2018 (Dosser)
One of the few pubs that I found in Eastbourne that had some more unusual beers on sale. Good value as well.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Firebird - Two Horses3.80ExcellentCitrus flavours
Franklins - North Shore IPA5.50GoodNice flavours and 3.40 a pint
17 Jan 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Mid afternoon a few drinkers dotted about the pub. A couple of tv screens muted allowing for the softly playing blues style background music creating a relaxed atmosphere.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00GoodIn good condition but lacking the usual bite.
East London (ELB) - Truman's Zephyr4.40GoodFull of flavour alas on the tired side but pleasant enough.
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Not Tried
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00Not Tried

About The Eagle

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good5
Acceptable1
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4UT.

In South Street situated in an area known in Eastbourne as Little Chelsea, a well kept corner hostelry situated just a short walk from the town centre. It is a well decorated pub with a dining area, bar, and games room and a small roof terrace.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 13 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: BN21 4UT