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The Ginger Dog

€€ - €€€, British,
12 College Place, Brighton BN2 1HN, England
+44 1273 620990
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“pudding” (25 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
Opens in 4 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 College Place, Brighton BN2 1HN, England
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1 - 10 of 490 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couple of us popped in for a drink and Sunday lunch. The chicken dish was fine except the roast potatoes that were discracefully over done and should never have been served.

1  Thank colin_sussexme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ginger Dog has been a firm favourite since we first visited in December 2013, a warm welcoming atmosphere the perfect blend of local pub and "gastropub" . Friendly professional staff, good wine list , the food is always either excellent or very good. Occasionally...More

Thank elestoban
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited after having read reviews, and were staying in Kempton. It was fairly quiet when we were there, but it was early evening. We chose plaice and hake, also venison carpaccio. The carpaccio was fabulous, my plaice was delicious as was the hake. We...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

There are a few eateries in the Ginger family and this was our first visit to the Dog. It looks like a traditional pub when you enter with tables and a few people standing around the bar. Then round the corner is a larger room...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Brighton has never been the culinary centre of the universe, but over the 20 years that I’ve lived here on and off, things have improved dramatically, especially in terms of cooking, if the service has always lagged behind somewhat. The Gingerman restaurant has always been...More

1  Thank TravelPhilosopher
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I regularly eat here and am always impressed with the food. Whether dating, dining alone or with family or friends, the restaurant is charming and the service is great. They have amazing vege and fish dishes too!

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Reserved our table on Friday lunchtime 1pm no need really as there was only 2 other tables occupied. Service was efficient, but! The waiter was un clean in uniform and the general environment looks like it needs a good clean and some LTC. The food...More

Thank Flo S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We ate here on saturday night - a cold evening in mid September and on arrival as we were shaking off the rain, we happened to say that the weather 5 years earlier at our wedding was million times better - had the usual natter...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Visited yesterday for the first time for Sunday roast which we thoroughly enjoyed. The portions weren't large but for us were more than adequate, the roast potatoes were some of the best we have had in a long time. We had two young children with...More

Thank carol d
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a 2pm booking and from our great experiences at the other nearby 'Ginger' restaurants, our expectations were high. Unfortunately, we were a bit disappointed. Firstly the positives - the servers were very welcoming and friendly plus the actual food was...More

Thank Phil E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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12:30 - 16:00
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12:30 - 16:00
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12:00 - 15:00
12:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 College Place, Brighton BN2 1HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 620990
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