Lunching in Hastings

Lunching in Hastings

Hastings is a coastal town rich in history, culture, and great places to eat. For those with local connections to Hastings who are hoping to buy in the area, the shared ownership development of Holmhurst Gardens in Baldslow offers much more to look forward to than just getting a foot on the property ladder. With its beautiful coastal scenery and vibrant local community, Hastings offers a lot of charming lunch spots to try 

Here are a few of the best places to stop for lunch in the Hastings area: 



Nestled in the heart of Hastings Old Town, the Boulevard Bookshop & Thai Café is a hidden gem that combines the love of books with authentic Thai cuisine. This unique café allows you to dine amidst hundreds of books, creating a cosy and inspiring atmosphere. The menu features traditional Thai dishes, freshly prepared with a range of spices and herbs that transport you straight to Thailand, all within a quick 15-minute drive from Holmhurst Gardens. 



For those who appreciate fine foods and a gourmet deli selection, Penbuckles Delicatessen is a must-visit just a 10-minute drive from Holmhurst Gardens. Located in the bustling Hastings Old Town, this small but well-stocked deli showcases a variety of British and local artisan cheeses, charcuterie, and wines. It’s the perfect spot to pick up a delicious lunch to go, or enjoy a bite in their charming , rustic setting. Plus, the knowledgeable and welcoming staff are always happy to recommend the best pairings and introduce you to new flavours and quality produce 



If you’re looking for a traditional lunch made with creativity and passion in an easy-going gastropub environment, The Crown Hastings is the place to be. This British pub, just a stone’s throw from the beach and a 10-minute drive from Holmhurst Gardens, prides itself on using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients to create delicious dishes that showcase the best of what the region has to offer. The informal and friendly atmosphere makes it a great spot for families, friend groups, and couples alike. Enjoy the best of the classics like their hearty beer-battered fish-finger sandwich or try something new from their seasonal menu.  


Living in Holmhurst Gardens means you’ll be close to the scenic beauty and vibrant culture of Hastings and its interesting surrounding areas. Whether you’re exploring the old town, enjoying a day at the beach, or sampling the local cuisine, there’s always something to do and loads of great places to eat and drink 

Holmhurst Gardens offers 2, 3, and 4 bedroom Shared Ownership houses, making it an ideal option for young families, friend groups, and couples looking to get on the property ladder by the sea. With minimum shares starting from 25%, this development provides an affordable entry point into homeownership in a desirable location. 


Ready to start your dream home journey? Discover more about Holmhurst Gardens and how shared ownership can work for you.