The Starting Gate, Eastbourne Campus

The Starting Gate is open 7 days a week and is a hub for all Eastbourne students. There are 5 widescreen TV’s showing the best of Sky Sports and BT Sport. Enjoy your time at TSG with a delicious meal or refreshing Starbucks beverage. We can’t wait to see you there!

TERM TIME Opening hours:

10am-11pm Monday - Friday, 11am-11pm Saturday & Sunday


Our Menu

Click on a section of the menu to see the meals available

Please note; anything with a after it, is vegetarian.

Tainted Love - £7.95 Southern Style Chicken Breast smothered in Cheese, Salsa, Sour Cream, Jalapenos, and Tortilla Chips. Served with Rice & Corn on the Cob

New Romantic - £6.95 Fajita Chicken Nachos (Great for sharing)

Modern Romances - £5.50 3 Yorkshire Puddings covered in Beef or Veg Chilli, Cheese, Salsa, Sour Cream & Jalapenos

Breakfast Bap - £3.50 Soft white bap served with bacon, sausage and egg

All Day Breakfast - £7.50 2 bacon, 2 eggs, 2 sausage, mushrooms, hash brown, beans, toast and a choice of tea, coffee or orange juice

All Sandwiches & Baguettes - £3.25


Step 1: Choose your bread; white wholemeal OR a white baguette


Step 2: Choose your filling; either a set filling or build your own


Set Fillings: Chicken mayo | Chicken pesto | Spicy chicken | Mozzarella, pesto and tomato | Tuna mayo and red onion | Ham and cheese | BLT (Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato)


Build-Your-Own (choose up to 3 items): Tuna Mayo | Diced Chicken | Chorizo | Cheddar | Mozzarella | Pesto | Tomato | Red Onion | Cucumber | Lettuce | Coleslaw | Peppers | Ham | Bacon

Basic Jacket & 1 Topping - £3.25

Toppings: Homemade Redslaw | Cheese | Heinz Beans | Homemade Chilli | Sour Cream | Refried Beans | Tuna Mayo


Premium Jacket & 1 Topping - £3.50

Toppings: Tuna Mayo | Chicken Mayo | Chicken Pesto | Spicy Chicken | Chorizo | Chilli Beef | Ham | Bacon

Please see our Happy Hour prices in PINK!. These prices are available from 5pm till 8pm Exclusively on the Yoyo App!


Margherita - Small £5.50 £4.40, Medium £8.00 £6.40

BBQ Chicken - Small £6.50 £5.20, Medium £9.00 £7.20

Pepperoni - Small £6.50 £5.20, Medium £9.00 £7.20

Roast Veg - Small £6.50 £5.20, Medium £9.00 £7.20

All of our burgers are served with lettuce, tomato, onion,a choice of sauce and chunky chips.

Upgrade to sweet potato fries for 50p!


Classic Burger - £4.50 Choose from beef, chicken or veggie burger in a bun

Loaded Classic - £4.95 Choose from beef, chicken or veggie burger in a bun and choose from cheddar, bacon, mozzarella, chorizo, peppers or onion rings

The Heat Locker - £4.95 Choose from beef, chicken or veggie burger topped with chilli beef and served in a bun

The Squealer - £4.95 Choose from beef, chicken or veggie burger in a bun topped with pulled pork

The Meteor - £6.45 Classic chicken, beef and bacon combo

Hercules - £6.95 2x beef burger, cheese, bacon, 2x onion rings, 1x hash brown and BBQ sauce

Topped Nachos - £4.75Chilli nachos – a hearty portion of crunchy nachos topped with beef chilli or refried beans and melted cheese

Topped Chips - £3.50 A good portion of beef chilli, refried beans or pulled pork and melted cheese

Chips - £1.80

Cheesy Chips - £2.50

Sweet Potato Fries - £2.30

Onion Rings - £1.75

Cheesy Nachos - £3.75

Chicken Goujons - £2.95

Chicken Poppers - £2.00

Mozzarella Melts - £2.95

Garlic Bread - £1.75

Garlic Bread with Cheese - £2.00

Pizza Twist - £2.00

Host an event

Our venues and services are run by the Students’ Union so if you’re a society you can host your events here for FREE! We have sound equipment you can use and our staff will even help you set up!

Past events have included Open Mic’s, Battle of the Bands, Comedy Shows, Pub Quizzes, Gaming Tournaments, Movie Marathons, Tea Party’s, Meet N’ Greets and much much more! Let us know what you have in mind so we can help you.

To book, email or call 01273 642896


At the beginning of the academic year, we recuit for student staff to help out at The Strating Gate. Jobs that become available will be put up on the Brighton Student Union Jobs Page. Check there regularly for jobs!