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
December Evening The Waterfront See Sovereign Harbour sparkle this Christmas – come and visit Sovereign Shines …

This Christmas The Waterfront businesses, local harbour residents, boat owners, the Yacht Club, the Berth Holders Association and Premier Marinas have all got together to make the harbour REALLY shine for charity …

Come and see the impressive Christmas lights on show for Sovereign Shines from Saturday 2nd December AND join-us for our family fun and presentation event on Friday 15th December from 5pm. Lets make 2017 a real showstopper – light up for charity! Check-out what’s on at Sovereign Shines at Eastbourne Marina this Christmas . . .

• Lights go on Saturday December 2nd

• Carols with the lifeboat crew – Sunday 10th December at 2.30pm*

• Family fun and presentation event on Friday 15th December from 5pm until 7pm – bring the whole family and see Father Christmas arrive by lifeboat…
PLUS: meet your favourite film characters Buzz and Woody
PLUS: See some amazing characters brought to you by Eastbourne Cosplay
PLUS: be musically entertained by the More Radio outside broadcast team
PLUS: enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine and a hot nibble
OR why not book a table at your favourite Waterfront eatery?

• Sovereign Shines ends 31st December

So, let a little light into your Christmas festivities this year and come and see the lights at Sovereign Shines at The Waterfront.

Don’t forget, if you can place a little loose change in our Sovereign Shines – RNLI charity buckets it will definitely be put to good use saving lives at sea – thank you.

*Subject to Lifeboat availability

Tuesday 12th December Starts 7:00PM Ganges Restaurant Abba Night – 4 course unlimited meal for £19.99 per person. Call to book on: 01323 479988/479808 or email:
Wednesday 13th December Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Enjoy an evening of music with Alan Comical Opera. Simply call 01323 470911 and Book Now!
Saturday 16th December Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Hot Damn - Enjoy an evening of funky dance disco covers at the Garden Bar.
Tuesday 18th December Starts 7:00PM Ganges Restaurant Live Christmas Rat Pack – 4 course unlimited meal for £19.99 per person. Call to book on: 01323 479988/479808 or email:
Thursday 21st December Starts 7:00PM Ganges Restaurant Abba Night – 4 course unlimited meal for £19.99 per person. Call to book on: 01323 479988/479808 or email:
Saturday 23rd December Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Dog House - is a 5-piece Hastings (UK)-based Southern Rock tinged, Soul inspired, Blues influenced covers band.
Saturday 30th December 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.
New Year’s Eve Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Celebrate New Year’s Eve with DJ Charlie (New years eve party tickets only) To book call Leanne or Scott on 01323 479822.
New Year’s Eve Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Join us for a New Year’s Eve Party with live music. £57.95 per person. Simply call 01323 470911 and Book Now!
New Year’s Eve Starts 5:00PM - Midnight Ganges Restaurant Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with live band - The South Rhythm Trio, with a 5 course set meal for only £27.99 per person. Also enjoy a traditional “A La Carte” menu between 5:00PM - 8:30PM. Normal menu if you finish before 8:30PM. For Reservations and Enquiries call: 01323 479988/479808 or email:
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

  • Di Lieto’s Coffee Lounge
    a traditional coffee lounge, sandwich bar and ice cream parlour.
    01323 470990
  • Harbour Boat Trips
    07790 077019
  • Harbour Grill Restaurant
    burgers, steaks, fish and fajitas.
    01323 478151
  • The Harvester
    traditional family restaurant and bar area.
    01323 470074
  • Pablo’s
    quality Mediterranean food.
    01323 470400
  • Seamoors
    wine and music bar, large screen TV.
    01323 470271
  • 4Seasons
    fine food and drink
    01323 472222
  • Simply Italian
    family run restaurant serving regional Italian specialities.
    01323 470911
  • Thai Marina
    a taste of the exotic orient in luxurious surroundings.
    01323 470414
  • Tying the Knot
    a high end affordable Wedding store
    01323 301616
  • CoCo Hair
    modern hair studio.
    01323 471147
  • Ganges Indian Restaurant
    contemporary Indian cuisine.
    01323 479988 or 01323 479808
  • The Garden Bar
    smart casual dress, over 21s.
    01323 479822
  • Harbour Orthodontic & Cosmedical Centre
    oral surgery and implantology.
    01323 472100
  • Inner Beauty
    beauty and pampering
    01323 479451
  • Hearing Link
    head office of a national charity for hearing loss.
    0300 111 1113

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