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The Lion & Lobster

€€ - €€€, ,
24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
+44 1273 327299
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (65 reviews)
“sunday roast” (59 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here for a friend’s birthday. Was busy, but there are a surprising amount of floors and tables. Food was good but we did need to add more sides like extra roast potatoes. Maybe we are just greedy! What I really liked was the outside...More

Thank JohnRMcH
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just what a pub should be. Wish it was my local! Candle lit tables, cosy corners, great food and drink, with friensly staff. Just fabulous. Had to drag ourselves out the door to the Brighton Centre for a show, even Micky Flanagan nearly lost to...More

Thank Cath B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate a lovely lunch at the Lion & Lobster yesterday. I ordered the vegetarian mezze platter & my partner ordered the mussel & squid stew. Excellent service. Excellent food. Highly recommended

Thank bl0ndie72
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is billed as the number one place for Sunday lunch in Brighton.Do not believe it .no starters at all even though they advertise a pub menu with starters , this does not start till 6 pm after Sunday lunch has finished . Not...More

Thank steven b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the night in the Lion and Lobster while in Brighton with my daughter visiting the university. The pub is lively and welcoming. The drink selection is excellent and the quality of the beer superb. We had dinner in the restaurant where we found...More

Thank PaulP1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here last week for a Sunday roast. The waiter was friendly and attentive, the food was really good for the price and there's a good selection of meat to choose from. The service was also fast considering how busy it was!

Thank ChloeAS17
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a meal here last Saturday night...it was a stormy horrible night with rain lashing down but inside it was like Narnia...totally different from what was happening outside, we had 2 lovely meals at 7pm...and fell out of there hammered at midnight...so the bouncers...More

Thank james k
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we approached the Lion and Lobster we discussed whether or not fuchsia is a good look for a pub. Entering through the door that looked as if it might not open we stepped into a different world. The décor is brilliant, traditional (I’m not...More

Thank JohnandTuula
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Sunday roast, however messed up our booking, were fairly rude (except Irish waiter who was superb), asked for table back early, no soap in any bathroom, sticky floors disgusting. Shame as food so good.

Thank Nik B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been regular customers for 5 years but lately the service and food have deteriorated to the point we will not return. Last week we booked a table for 6. When we got there they crammed us on a table for 4 people. Three...More

Thank Belpat007
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marie m
21 November 2016|
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Response from ickycookster2016 | Reviewed this property |
The stairs are quite steep and there are lots of small nooks and crannies which would be good if you wanted some space to your self. Sorry I can't help you regards thwe changing facilities. The staff are very helpful though... More
Jo A
25 September 2016|
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Response from ATChalmers | Reviewed this property |
If you vist their website they have a menu up that you can look over.
Brian V
21 February 2015|
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Response from Laineydesanvito | Reviewed this property |
It's changed hands recently and it's the place it used to be on any level!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327299
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