Visit The Waterfront, Sovereign Harbour for shopping, eating, drinking, relaxing, walking and so much more - every day!

Sovereign Harbour is northern Europe’s largest composite marina complex and boasts four linked harbours, a large FREE car park and the hugely popular Waterfront retail and restaurant development.

Ideal as a day out for the whole family, The Waterfront has an impressive range of shops, galleries, boat-sales, cafes, restaurants and bars, along with a luxury hair studio, boat tours and charters.

Rain or shine, day or night, seven days a week, you and the family will have a great time at The Waterfront, Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne.

A video tour around The Waterfront

What's on at a glance

Dates Time Venue Event
Saturday 22nd July Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM The Waterfront Meet Minions at 1:30pm and 3:00pm. They are happy to have their pictures taken with the children and there is no charge, however, a small donation to the RNLI would be appreciated.
Saturday 22nd July Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Bang Tidy - are a four piece band based around East and West Sussex covering rock/ pop / new wave and classics to the likes of Bryan Adams, The Jam, Queen, Squeeze and many more.
Tuesday 25th July Starts 7:00PM Ganges Restaurant Classic Kings of Swing – the ultimate live and swinging party experience plus 4 course unlimited meal for £19.99 per person. Call to book on: 01323 479988/479808 or email: gangesatharbour@yahoo.co.uk
Tuesday 25th and Thursday 27th July Starts 1:00PM - 4:00PM The Waterfront Table Entertainers are back for the Summer Holidays. Join us this July on Tuesday 25th and Thursday 27th between 1pm and 4pm for Balloon sculpture and magic. Card tricks, comedy and close-up magic.
Sunday 30th July Starts 2:00PM - 5:00PM The Waterfront Visit The Waterfront on Sunday 30th July for live music from Loose Ends - Playing alfresco at the entrance to The Waterfront you can take a seat inside or out at one of the nearby restaurants, bars or cafes and enjoy some great music.
Thursday 3rd August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Enjoy an evening of music with Alan Comical Opera. Simply call 01323 470911 and Book Now!
Saturday 5th August Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM The Waterfront FREE Punch and Judy Live Shows - With Ray Sparks. Great summer entertainment for all the family. There is no charge, however, a small donation to the RNLI would be appreciated.
Wednesday 9th August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Enjoy an evening of Rat Pack Tribute Night. Simply call 01323 470911 and Book Now!
Sunday 13th August Starts 2:00PM - 5:00PM The Waterfront Visit The Waterfront on Sunday 13th August for live music from Stuart Bligh - He admits to being a huge Stevie Ray Vaughan fan. Following in the SRV tradition, he takes pure, classic blues music and injects it with a raw excitement. Stuart has been compared, by press and enthusiastic fans alike, with Hendrix as well as SRV but he plays down such grandiose comparisons. Playing alfresco at the entrance to The Waterfront you can take a seat inside or out at one of the nearby restaurants, bars or cafes and enjoy some great music.
Thursday 17th August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Enjoy an evening of music with Alan Comical Opera. Simply call 01323 470911 and Book Now!
Saturday 19th August Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM The Waterfront Meet Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody at 1:30pm and 3:00pm. They are happy to have their pictures taken with the children and there is no charge, however, a small donation to the RNLI would be appreciated.
Wednesday 23rd August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Enjoy an evening of Rat Pack Tribute Night. Simply call 01323 470911 and Book Now!
Sunday 27th August Starts 2:00PM - 5:00PM The Waterfront Visit The Waterfront on Sunday 27th August for live music from Owen Donovan - Is an Irish singer/songwriter who also covers a host of popular songs from artists such as The Script, Coldplay, Justin Timberlake, Mamas and Papas, Rod Stewart and many more. With his unique voice and acoustic guitar he blends the songs you know and love with his own unique style. Playing alfresco at the entrance to The Waterfront you can take a seat inside or out at one of the nearby restaurants, bars or cafes and enjoy some great music.
Bank Holiday Monday 28th August Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM The Waterfront Meet Elsa and Olaf from Frozen at 1:30pm and 3:00pm. They are happy to have their pictures taken with the children and there is no charge, however, a small donation to the RNLI would be appreciated.
Dates Events Venue Time
Monthly Sovereign Ward Councillors Surgeries Simply Italian, The Waterfront 10:30am to 12:30pm
Sunday lunchtime Special Sunday Lunch Buffet for £9.99 per person at Ganges Indian Restaurant. Ganges Sunday Lunchtime, call 01323 479988 for details.
Weekly Age Concern Walking for Wellness 3 mile circular walk from Sovereign Harbour Meet outside Bright Ideas gift shop at the Waterfront Thursdays 10am
Weekly East Sussex Mobile Library with Internet access and computer lessons Car park opposite Yacht Club Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm
Dates Events Venue Dates
Weekly Table entertainers between 1pm and 4pm. Magic and comedy. FREE at your table, inside or out. All Waterfront restaurants

Tuesdays and Thursdays


  • Bright Ideas Gallery
    works of art and exclusive gifts.
    01323 471080
  • Bright Ideas Magenta
    ladies fashions, shoes, gloves and accessories.
    01323 471945
  • The Chippy
    serving traditional fish and chips.
    01323 478151
  • Di Lieto’s Coffee Lounge
    a traditional coffee lounge, sandwich bar and ice cream parlour.
    01323 470990
  • Gringos
    American bar & grill.
    01323 478151
    www.gringosgrill.co.uk
  • Harbour Boat Trips
    07790 077019
  • The Harvester
    traditional family restaurant and bar area.
    01323 470074
    www.harvester.co.uk
  • Pablo’s
    quality Mediterranean food.
    01323 470400
  • Seamoors
    wine and music bar, large screen TV.
    01323 470271
  • Ganges Indian Restaurant
    contemporary Indian cuisine.
    01323 479988 or 01323 479808
  • The Garden Bar
    smart casual dress, over 21s.
    01323 479822
  • Inner Beauty
    beauty and pampering
    01323 479451
  • Hearing Link
    head office of a national charity for hearing loss.
    0300 111 1113
    www.hearinglink.org

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