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Webbe's Rock-a-Nore

Our Old Town fish restaurant has one of the shortest ingredient journeys in Britain!
About a minute across the beach from the boats!

We're so pleased to be able to offer you the experience of eating a range of carefully prepared fresh fish dishes from the Hastings & Rye fleets at source.

Opened in the summer of 2009, there can be few restaurants in the country where you could eat fresher fish. Webbes Rock a Nore is an enviable location opposite the net huts and boats of the historic and picturesque Hastings fishing quarter of The Stade. With fish and seafood caught daily in small boats, and a journey of a minute across the shingle to the kitchen on arrival, this restaurant offers a unique experience for all pockets and tastes.

The tempting taster menu is a great place to start and with a selection of dishes at £3.95 each you could afford to try several.

Other sample dishes include seafood platters, locally smoked fish, Potted Crab, Grilled Dover Sole with Samphire and Winkle Sauce, Steamed Flounder with Mussel and Cider Sauce and classic dishes like Cod in Beer Batter with Hand Cut Chips, Gratinated Native Lobster, Ox Cheek and Oyster Pie. Not forgetting prime cut steaks.

For a special adventure you can even try a Fish Cookery School Morning and get hands on. You will visit the Fish Market on the beach opposite the restaurant with your chef and choose from the days catch then learn how to prepare it and enjoy the reward of a leisurely lunch afterwards.

Open 6 days a week, (SEE SEASONAL CLOSURES) Closed in Snow

Reservations welcomed and advised. Children's menu available. Outside dining terrace in seasonally good weather. 

Carefully prepared fresh fish dishes
from the ports of Hastings & Rye fleets


Opening Hours

We are closed on Mondays
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Lunch 12-2.30pm
Dinner 6-9.00pm
Lunch 12-2.30pm
Dinner 6-9.30pm
Please check for winter weather closures

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Fresh local ingredients,
Seasonally English

Sustainably sourced local fish

What our clients have to say about us

‘Everything about our dining experience was superb! The food was gorgeous; atmosphere and surroundings beautiful without being imposing; the staff delightful. Could not recommend this restaurant more highly’
Webbes Rock-a-Nore, August 2019

"As usual excellent service, superb food, all very relaxed & good value. Always enjoy our meals at Webbes Rockanore"

December 2019

‘As always the food was exceptional. Every course we ordered was delicious. The hake dish was beautifully cooked and presented and the flavours were incredible. Thank you’
Webbes Rock-a-Nore, August 2019
Hastings Fish Logo

When you see this sign, you know the fish you are eating has been landed using traditional methods that have been in place for over 1,000 years. Hastings fleet uses sustainable fishing methods that help maintain stocks and don’t destroy habitats, or other species. Ask your server which dish is a Hastings Fish dish today. Visit www.hastingsfish.org.uk for more information.