Main Menu

Here at Bibendum, we pride ourselves on offering a great dining experience. Our aim? To serve simple yet tasty pub grub, in good ol’ fashioned portion sizes. We are also proud to support local, with many of our food & drink suppliers from and around Eastbourne.

Starters & Small Plates

Homemade Soup of the Day £7.50

served with warm, toasted ciabatta & butter

Beef Teriyaki Strips £9.5

Crispy beef strips served with sesame seeds & rice noodles

Tempura Vegetable & Bocconcini £8.5 GFO

Crispy fried vegetables lightly seasoned & Bocconcini cheese

Chicken Liver Pate £8.5 GFO

topped with butter, a side red onion chutney & served with warm ciabatta

Oven Baked Camembert £9.75

topped with garlic butter & served with a crispy ciabatta & red onion chutney

Bibendum Bruschetta £8.5 GFO

3 bruschetta portions with olive tapenade, sundried tomatoes, feta & basil oil

Salt & Pepper Squid £9.75

served with spicy sweet chilli mayo

Breaded Whitebait £7.75

served with homemade tartar sauce & a salad garnish

Sides & Nibbles

Stuffed Olives £4.75

Chips or Fries £4.5 add cheese +£1 GF

Homemade Cheesy Nachos, Jalapenos & Dips £6.5 add chilli (v/ve available) £5.5

Pitta & Houmous £5.5 GFO

Mixed Breads & Oils £5.5 GF

Garlic Bread £4.5 add cheese £1 GFO

Bibendum Lunches

Available until 5.30pm

Deep filled Jackets from £8.75

All served with your choice of fillings, house salad & a side of coleslaw

Spicy chilli beef & sour cream £9.5

Cheddar cheese & beans £8.75

Butternut squash & mixed bean chilli (v/ve) £9.25

Doorstop Sandwiches, Ciabattas & Wraps from £9.25

Made to order & served with house salad & homemade tortilla chips

(gluten free bread & vegetarian options available)

Peppered steak & red onion £9.75

Cajun chicken & Mint Yoghurt £9.5

homemade falafel & mint yoghurt £9.25

Fish finger & tartar sauce £9.25

Bibendum club sandwich £12.5 GFO

3-tiered; bacon, egg, chicken, mayo & salad, served in your choice of brown or white bloomer bread

Bibendum Ploughman’s £15 GFO

A hearty ploughman’s with a selection of:

Stilton | French fries | Sussex mature cheddar | Sussex ham | pork & herb sausage

Served with dressed salad, coleslaw, butter, piccalilli & red onion chutney, a stalk of celery & a selection & warm baked baguette


Available all day

Nicoise Salad £12

Crispy baby gem lettuce, soft boiled egg, tomatoes, tender green beans, new potatoes, olives & a French dressing

Mediterranean Salad £12

Mixed leaf, peppers, olives, onion, feta, sundried tomatoes & basil pesto

Caesar Salad £13

Cos lettuce, anchovies, crispy bacon, herb croutons, parmesan cheese & dressing

Feeling adventurous? – add to any of your salads;

+ Chicken £3

Sharing Plates

Available all day

Antipasti £22 GFO

A selection of dried & cured meats; chorizo, prosciutto ham, salami, sweet stuffed peppers, homemade houmous, marinated olives, sundried tomatoes, warm breads, pitta & a side of butter

Oven Baked Camembert Sharer £18

topped with prosciutto ham & garlic butter, served with caramelised red onion chutney & a guest chutney & warm ciabatta bread

Bibendum Main Plates

Locally Sourced Pork & Herb Sausage & Mash £16*

A trio of sausages served with caramelised red onion gravy, creamy mash potato, seasonal vegetables & homemade vegetable crisps

Local Beer Battered Fish & Chips £16.5*

Tender cod loin in a local real ale in-house batter, with homemade tartar sauce, chunky chips & peas

Pan-Fried Salmon Fillet £19 GFO

Served with sautéed thyme potatoes & grilled asparagus, in a white wine & spinach sauce

Gourmet 8oz Beef Burger £16.5* GFO

Prime beef burger served in toasted brioche bun with smoked bacon, cheese, salad, beef tomato & burger relish, finished with fries & a side of coleslaw

Slow Roasted Belly of Pork £19.75

Served with creamy dauphinoise potatoes, seasonal greens, braised red cabbage, apple & cider sauce & salted crispy crackling

Bibendum Mac & Cheese £15*

Oven-baked macaroni in Sussex mature cheddar topped with crispy spinach, diced bacon & a drizzle of truffle oil

Chefs Risotto of the Day £16

Arborio rice served with truffle oil & parmesan shavings

Chicken & Chorizo Linguine £18.5

linguine pasta, seasoned chicken, chorizo, parmesan, sundried tomato & olive pesto

Butternut Squash & Mixed Bean Chilli £15*

Spiced mixed beans & oven roasted butternut squash, olives, peppers & sundried tomatoes, served in a fried tortilla basket with a helping of sour cream & saffron rice

Chefs Homemade Pie of the Day £17*

Made with shortcrust pastry, served with a choice of creamy mash or chips, peas & gravy

Southern Fried Cajun Chicken Burger £16.5*

A butterflied chicken breast coated in our Cajun blend in a toasted brioche bun with cheese, salad, beef tomato, sliced beetroot & BBQ sauce, finished with fries & a side of coleslaw

Seafood Chowder £17*

mixed seafood baked, creamy white wine sauce, diced potato, peas & parmesan crumb & garlic bread

Crispy Chicken or Vegetable Katsu Curry £18.5

Breaded chicken tenders or tempura vegetables, sauté peppers, onions , katsu sauce, spring onion, chilli, sesame seeds & basmati rice

Veggie Burger £16*

Homemade falafel & mixed bean patty served in a toasted brioche bun topped with grilled halloumi, salad, red onion, sliced beef tomato & mint yoghurt with a side of fries & coleslaw

Ham, Egg & Chips £16*

honey glazed ham, hen’s eggs, chips & a side of piccalilli


All of our desserts are made in-house using fresh ingredients

Double Chocolate Brownie £7.5

Served with vanilla ice cream & chocolate sauce

Seasonal Homemade Crumble £7.5

Served with Cream, vanilla ice cream or custard

Bibendum Banoffee Pot £7.5

A biscuit base, with layers of banana & toffee, topped with baileys cream & a homemade chocolate chip shortbread

Tiramisu £7.5

layers of sponge, mascarpone, expresso, spiced rum, coffee liqueur & a biscuit wafer

Chef’s Choice Cheesecake £7

Homemade cheesecake; ask your server what todays is!

Chocolate Brownie Sundae £9

Vanilla & mint chocolate chip ice cream served with chocolate brownie chunks, topped with chocolate sauce & a biscuit wafer

Locally Sourced Cheeseboard £9.5

A selection of stilton, mature Sussex cheddar & French brie, served with crackers, red onion chutney & celery & grapes

ask your server about our 5-cheese sharing board

Two or Three Scoop Ice Cream from £5.5

A choice of Yarde Farm chocolate, vanilla, strawberry or mint chocolate chip; all served with a biscuit wafer

Two or Three Scoop Sorbet from £4.5

Choose from lemon, blood orange or mango

Homemade Cake from £3.5


We have separate gluten free and vegan menus … just ask your server

while many of our dishes can be made to suit certain dietary needs, our food is prepared in a kitchen where allergens are present, so if there are any specific requirements, please let us know.

A list of allergens is below & full allergen information can be provided

fish | crustaceans | lupin | milk | molluscs | mustard | tree nuts | peanuts sesame seeds | cereals | eggs | soy beans | sulphur dioxide | celery

A discretionary 10% service charge is added to your bill & split between the whole team