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Shakespeare's Head

) #199 of 863 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ , British,
1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
+44 1273 329444
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (16 reviews)
“stuffing” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My vegan sausage and mash was really tasty, but the music was a bit loud and the place overall was rundown and in need of a good clean up and lick of paint. If you like a grungy pub, that might appeal to you. Great...More

Thank paulmunson
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is amazing place for both eaters and vegans to have a roast. They have several types of veggie sausages..! The price is great for what you are getting.

Thank Iva M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a road trip from London and ended up at the Shakespear's Head. Had one of the best Sunday roasts I've had in a long time! Food came quickly and was just the right portion. They were more than happy to let our two...More

Thank Niklas K
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Excellent Sunday roast with family. Be sure to book ahead, and make your selection in advance. Pork belly was excellent and not too fatty. Roast potatoes were good, but crisped up in the deep frier. Staff were very helpful and welcoming. Good drinks selection. Excellent...More

Thank GingerBeer1979
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I really loved the roast here. Good portions and nice food!! Try to book a place because it's quite known and therefore busy!

Thank McWhite001
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I love this pub so much, the bangers and mash are always done so well, so decided to try the roast. i had a trio of meat roast, the meat was cooked perfect and it came out really quickly. Lamb roast sold out by 1pm....More

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Ignore the décor. Sunday roast is one of the best I've had - nearly as good as home cooked. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Julia Margaret W
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Huge selection of bangers, with even gluten free and vegetarian options. It has a nice and cozy atmosphere, and the staff was nice and helpful at all times. The place may be a bit small but still the food makes it worth it!

Thank Jano A
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best I have had. The pork belly crackling was a bit strange though but the food was amazing. Pork was cooked in apple and the veg and potatoes were really well cooked. Would come again

Thank jamieba32
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Cool atmosphere, excellent roasts and lovely staff. My only gripe is the place needs the lighting turned up a fraction. Be sure to pre order your roast to avoid disappointment!

Thank Bob L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Patricia G
l have notice all the write ups are all in 2014 and 2015 so what is it like now in 2016 is it still good?
19 August 2016|
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Response from Mj712 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is still very good. I have been there several times this year
Alison P
Are well behaved dogs allowed inside while we're eating? Thanks.
12 August 2016|
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. Enjoy the food cos it is AMAZING. 🐶
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 329444
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