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Preston Park Tavern

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Bar, British, Pub
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88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
+44 1273 542271
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in tonight as a party of four for an early meal and drink. Feels lovely when you walk in, however it was just too dark to sit and try and read the menu, we all needed to use the torches on our phones to read the menu! When the food arrived we could barely see what we had on... More 

Thank Jenny M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the atmosphere in here, the wines lovely (little pricey) and the foods ok. menu is not the best and not typical pub food but its a cute date like pub.

Thank lana v
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was disappointed food tepid and desert was supposed to be pannacotta it was so rich we couldn't eat it and was nothing like a Pannacotta should be. Also was told whist eating desert we only had 25 mins left before they wanted table back.

Thank Julie M
Chichester, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We had some good food, service and beer in a friendly atmosphere. The pub itself is well decorated and inviting. I would visit again.

Thank Peter J
Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

More of a restaurant than pub to be honest - food very good. However, there are often far too many children running around to provide what I call 'a proper pub'. Having said this its a great lunch time venue when the food prices are very reasonable. Maybe avoid early evening if, like me, you prefer a more adult environment.

Thank Pinkieminx
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Came highly recommended and we were not disappointed. Friendly, pleasant and helpful staff. A great menu selection, excellently presented. This NOT your standard pub grub. A wide variety of wines at a reasonable price. A good atmosphere and great value for money. Will put this on our list of eating places to revisit. Thanks for contributing to our wonderful evening.

Thank Annie0208
Lancing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

If you love a good old fashioned roast then this is the pub for you!! The portion size is amazing, the flavours and the taste is unreal and thankfully as I'm a veggie they do the best Nut Roast I think I have ever tried so there's something for everyone and then you get to the selection of wines......it won't... More 

Thank Veggiefood1
Greater London, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Pleasant pub but very loud. Lucky we had a separate room which was comfortable and spacious. Prices normal and food menu good. Difficult for a wheelchair.

Thank Ultimate007
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner on Saturday with friends before heading out. Didn't want loads so ordered starters with some chips. My short rib of beef was spot on, and really substantial. Friends had seafood linguine which was also very good. Nice spot. Wish it was my local...

Thank DevonHendy
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Sunday lunch was very busy but we found a good table still. Ordered roasts all around which did take a fair while to come out maybe an hour but when they finally came we were not disappointed . The roasties were lovely and crispy and fluffy inside, the Yorkshire puddings were fresh and crispy. Vegetables fresh and well cooked and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 542271
Locals and foodies mix in this delightfully bright and cheerful family-friendly food pub – a hidden gem, which has remained busy and buzzy since it opened six years ago. Something of a local institution, this fabulous pub serves good honest food, prepared with skill and passion. Beautifully prepared roast meals are served on Sundays from 12 to 6pm. With superb Sussex reared meats, a vegetarian and fish option as well as small portions for children, it’s hard to find a reason not to visit.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?