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The Lion & Lobster

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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British, Gluten Free Options
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24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
+44 1273 327299
11:00 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ended up in this pub through a misunderstanding with our hotel. We were recommended this pub by some lovely ladies from farm tavern ,at first we were upset as we had ended up at the wrong pub but after coming here we ended up having the best night. Such a beautiful tradional pub , The service was amazing the... More 

Thank Samantha J
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice pub, a good choice of amazing food. Well presented and plenty of it. Nice clean and cosy. It's not on the main road but it's certainly worth finding.

Thank ritan9
Brighton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lived round the corner from there for over a year and a half and eaten plenty of times here. The food has always been excellent. Particularly the pizzas. First time I finally managed to go for a roast today and not disappointing. Pork belly was really good as were the potatoes. Paid the extra 40p for the Yorkshire pudding and... More 

Thank jamieba32
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126 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this pub/restaurant by Rebecca the receptionist at the Mercure Hotel and were so glad that she did - we would never have found it ourselves. It's in a side street off the seafront. It's a traditional pub with a restaurant upstairs and the option to dine downstairs in the bar if you wish. We ate upstairs and... More 

Thank Cherub47
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner came here for dinner and the food was very good! Good value for money and the portions were just right. It's a lovely pub and the atmosphere was great. Highly recommend this pub for excellent food.

Thank Lauri H
Swindon Wilts,
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

out of the way with very friendly staff which serves excellent food, booking probably necessary most evenings.

Thank BobL55
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous food and great service! Very busy last night (sign of a good establishment) great buzzy atmosphere. Always lovely food and great customer service. Thank you :)

Thank anniiieexxx
Nice, France
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twice I've eaten here now, and twice the food has been brilliant. First time was a Sunday roast which was really tasty with a good selection of interesting side dishes. Only slight complaint was that it could have been hotter. However the quality of the meat and veg was superb. Second time we had fish in Harvey's bitter batter and... More 

Thank Macduff83
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful wonderful pub! Much more than a pub. Food amazing! Decor! Candles! But PLEASE confine the TVs to one part of this pub. Just had my wonderful evening ruined by all the TVs being turned in because of a football match. Please confine it to one bar.

1 Thank Francesca B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying in a hotel round from the L&L and what a cracking pub it is. Great atmosphere, lovely food and great service from cheerful and welcoming staff. I have spent a very pleasurable afternoon in there catching up on work, whilst enjoying a beer and a very nicely roast pheasant,

Thank Pete B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?