Opening hours: 11am-11pm (10.30pm on Sunday), every day during term time.
CLOSED 10th June - 26th September
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The Starting Gate is our newest café-bar and your local if you’re based on the Eastbourne Welkin campus.
This spacious, stylish student hang out is the place to head to whatever you fancy, there’s Starbucks drinks, loads of lunch and snack options, plus a range of soft and alcoholic drinks. Everything is carefully price checked against high street outlets so you can be sure that the best value for money is available right on your doorstep.
Each and every week during term time, the Starting Gate holds a variety of events. Our crowning glory has to the fornightly Thursday night quiz which regularly attracts hundreds of competing students. What better way to meet the students you’ll be living and studying with over the next few years?!
There’s free wifi available if you’re up for some studying or catching up with friends online. Or kick back, relax and watch the best entertainment and all the important sporting events, including major Sky Sports and BT Sport matches.
F: The Starting Gate Eastbourne