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The Royal Sovereign

6 Middle Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DP, England
+44 1273 453518
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (35 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
“satay” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
6 Middle Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DP, England
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Always like eating here with friends or family - great thai food and good value starters and mains. If you are going with anyone who doesn't like thai there is a pub grub menu too!

1  Thank NSouthAmerica
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Just what good pub food should be. Tasty, good value, unpretentious, served with a smile. What's not to like?

Thank Trevor J
Royal S, General Manager at The Royal Sovereign, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you for your very kind review, please do take time to visit our facebook page. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

i think i have reviewed the royal sov in the past, however to me there is nothing wrong with an update . so, yvonne and myself visited on saturday15th july with specail friends who reside in shoreham and i have to say the standard of...More

Thank larry w
Royal S, General Manager at The Royal Sovereign, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear Larry, Thank you for your very kind words, we do appreciate any feed back and hope to see you again soon, thank you

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Another good meal nice friendly cosy place. All ordered thai starters arrived promptly and all tasty. Thai special of chicken rice was extremely tasty and very popular I haven't seen it anywhere else locally. Well worth the visit yummy!

1  Thank BrightonMrX
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We went on Saturday evening and had a fabulous meal. Food was lovely. Staff really attentive and nothing was too much trouble. So good we went again with family and grandchildren. Family friendly pub. Definitely going back again soon. Thank you to our lovely waitress...More

1  Thank frances m
Royal S, Manager at The Royal Sovereign, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review, We look forward to seeing you again very soon

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had a lovely meal in this cosy restaurant/pub. Some of us went for the Thai food which was delicious and some of us went for the good old Chilli con Carne. I can not fault the food or the friendliness of the staff. The...More

Thank jacky w
Royal S, Manager at The Royal Sovereign, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Dear Customer Thank you for your very kind and honest review, we do appreciate all feedback being good or bad with regards to service, quality and pricing. With respect to the chilli, we sincerely apologies for the small amount you first received and obviously it...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

It must be good when you go in the night before for the first time and immediately want to return the next. The Thai food was fresh, plentiful, delicious and varied and excellent value for money. It would also be easy to go with someone...More

Thank Sallyann P
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place. Goid beer and lovely atmosphere. I suspect it's normally very good here by the reviews however on my visit I was served a pad krapow using Italian basil rather than Thai, which is a completely different flavour and not at all authentic. This...More

Thank Darcy H
Royal S, Head Chef at The Royal Sovereign, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Dear Sir Thank you for your feedback regarding the use of European Basil in place of Thai Basil / Holy Basil. We try to use as much authentic ingredients in our Thai cuisine but unfortunately Thai Basil or Holy Basil is very expensive and also...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have been here a number of times with friends and my partner. Consistently good food that is excellent value and a good range of beers. The place is cosy with an open fire in the winter and we really enjoy every visit. It does...More

Thank Simone C
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I went with 2 friends on Sat evening 25/2/17 we all ordered Fish and Chips. They had run out of fish. Disappointing but I guess you have to accept this with fresh food. The alternative we had was acceptable and well prepared. I had prebooked...More

Thank paulagel
Royal S, General Manager at The Royal Sovereign, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Dear Customer Thank you for your recent review. We are sorry to hear that upon your visit that you were not able to have the Cod, unfortunately we had run out, we always try to have enough stock but sometimes as printed on our menu...More

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yes dog friendly pub!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Validated Parking
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Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Middle Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Shoreham-by-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 453518
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Pub Food Menu - various Traditional Pub cusine Sunday Roast Thai Food Menu - Huge Thai Food Menu Weekly Specials Menu Truly an East meets West Restaurant/Pub Traditional Pub with a twist
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