Hastings Wetherspoons rated one of worst in Sussex by TripAdvisor users.

Local consumers have rated the Hastings Wetherspoons as one of the worst in Sussex,

Wednesday, 5th December 2018, 7:58 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 8:29 am
The John Logie Baird pub, Hastings 3/4/09

The John Logie Baird came third from bottom in a league table of the pub chain’s outlets in Sussex according to TripAdvisor ratings.

By contrast, the recently opened Picture Playhouse in Bexhill, was rated best in the county.

SEE ALSO: Amber Rudd MP urges people to support small shops and businesses in run-up to ChristmasThe John Logie Baird, in Havelock Road, has an overall rating of 3.5 out of five, but it’s not a favourite among customers. One simply said “Do not go in Hastings Wetherspoons”, with another customer stating “Not a very pleasant experience”.

Only a Wetherspoons in Brighton and the Spoons at Gatwick Airport were rated below Hastings.

The debate was joined by Hastings groups on social media last night with one woman commenting: “It’s terrible! Full of drinkers, even first thing in the morning. The food is awful with no care or thought taken.”

Another poster commented: “I don’t mind Spoons but our Hastings one is a complete dump.”

Wetherspoon owner Tim Martin’s decision not to stock EU drinks such as Champagne also came under fire with one man commenting: “Now I hear they are banning European drinks - really the last straw.”

But not everyone was critical - one poster said: “It keeps the prices low. You will find many pubs and restaurants serving worse and charging the earth.”

Another commented: “You get what you pay for.”