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
School Summer Holidays Starts 1:00PM - 4:00PM The Waterfront Table Entertainers are back for the School Summer Holidays. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday between 1pm and 4pm for Balloon sculpture and magic. Card tricks, comedy and close-up magic.
Wednesday 23rd August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Enjoy an evening of Rat Pack Tribute Night. Simply call 01323 470911 and Book Now!
Saturday 26th August Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Funksoulnation - The South Coast's Premier Funk and Soul Covers Band playing live at the Garden bar.
Bank Holiday Weekend 26th-27th-28th August Starts 10:00AM - 5:00PM Harbour Quay/Waterfront Area of Sovereign Harbour A celebration of land and sea at Sovereign Harbour. Car Show, Boat Show, Regatta and enjoy a great day out with all the family. Free admission and parking. Varied food and drink available from the Yacht club and the many varied Restaurants and Bars in the Waterfront. Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club Open Weekend will have Yacht Racing, Try Dinghy Sailing with Sea Cadets, Live Bands, Bars and BBQ’s, Bates Wharf Boat Show, Harvey’s of Lewes, Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce, Cars on display are BMW, Honda, Jaguar/Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes, Mercedes Vans, Toyota, Volvo, Classic Cars, Harley Davidson Motor Cycles, Stagecoach Buses, Sussex Fire Service, Eastbourne RNLI, Model Powerboats, Art Show, Cheer Leaders, Flash Mob and Dance Schools. JS Gedge we be displaying over 20 new assorted Triumph and Honda motor bikes and Marquis Sussex will be displaying some of there range of motor homes and caravans. The Waterfront restaurants will of course be open for business during the event providing visitors with a varied selection of food and drink.

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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.
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

  • 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
  • Harbour Boat Trips
    07790 077019
  • 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
  • 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

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