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The Sussex Arms

) #367 of 863 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ , British,
33 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327591
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“peas” (2 reviews)
“nice pub” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
33 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a beer here, asked for half a pint but the barman pulled a pint. Told him I only wanted a half so I only paid for a half. Not a busy evening only one other person at the bar. How do you get...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Sussex was one of the first pubs I ran nearly 20 years ago, I haven't been back to Brighton much so was very much looking forward to returning and meeting up with some friends at the pub, there would have been 12 of us....More

Thank Wiseowl37
Jonathan B, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Wiseowl37 We are sorry to hear you didn't get the best experience following your recent visit. Unfortunately we don't have the branded J20 glasses in stock right now but these have been ordered and we should have them in stock very soon. In regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time we had ran into the menu from "the green king" any other time we would see it at a restaurant, we would turn and walk away. It's a simple menu with not much to choose from. I had a large...More

Thank SpontaneousTraveler8
Jonathan B, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear SpontaneousTraveler8 We are sorry that you felt that the menu didn't offer much to choose from. Being a smaller pub than some of our Greene King pubs we are limited based on the size of the pub and it's kitchen, however we do offer...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chanced upon this for pub lunch with friends. It is placed in something akin to a piazza square with other cafes and restaurants neighbouring. Myself and friends arrived fairly early in the day with only just a handful of folks having drinks. We took our...More

Thank Steve L. K
Jonathan B, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Steve Thank you so much for your lovely review and rating! We're always pleased that customers enjoy their whole experience, environment, service, food and drink, so to hear you did was great for us. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future,...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Brighton from London and made our way to through the markets and stopped at the Sussex arms for a few drinks we sat outside in the sunshine and listen to the music played buy very musical buskers. It was great .the pub...More

Thank jamesthewedge
Jonathan B, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear James So glad you enjoyed your visit to us! When the sun is shining there is nothing better than a drink from our wide selection, sitting outside and the live music playing. Thank you for your rating and review, and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I went to this pub in Brighton at the weekend for drinks with my boyfriend and to watch the boxing. Great atmosphere watching the boxing full of locals as well as tourists like myself visiting. The bar staff are very friendly and welcoming. There is...More

Thank tashad74
Jonnyboyrocks, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi tashad74 Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us on the night of the boxing, so much so you returned the next day for one of our yummy roasts! It means even more...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Visited the Sussex Arms for lunch on Saturday with wife and 3 kids and one of the worst eating experiences ever had Ordered 1 kids fish goujon meal, sharing burger platter, jacket potato and hot chicken and bacon sandwich. The place wasn't busy but after...More

Thank Kevin J
Ju L, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hello Kevin J, Thank you for your feedback and we are really sorry to hear that you had a really bad experience at the Sussex Arms last Saturday. If you could please contact me by email at 7258@greeneking.co.uk so we can resolve it together privately,...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Lovely staff,unflustered even though on a busy sunny Sunday.Enjoyed the food,always piping hot and reasonably priced.Good selection of beers & wines so no complaints there......our only complaint was the dirty(couldn't miss them)toilet brushes in the ladies toilets!!!!More

Thank CHEEKYPEEKS8
Ju L, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello Cheekypeeks, Thank you for your lovely review. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and selection of drinks. Have you tried our roasts that Sunday? Thank you for pointing the toilet brushes, indeed they were a bit old and dirty....More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Couple of pints on a Saturday early evening. Busy pub showing live football. Semi-attentive bar staff and decent enough array of drinks.More

Thank richard s
Ju L, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello Richard, Thank you for your feedback. We are really sorry to hear that the staff was not attentive enough, but thank you to point it out we will work on it for the future. We really hope to see again soon and we hope...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Staff remembered us which was really nice. Really friendly pub good selection of drinks. Worth a visit

Thank Wellykaynie
Ju L, Guest Relations Manager at The Sussex Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello Wellykaynie, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I was really glad to see again the after your first visit, you are such a lovely couple. And I really hope to see you both again soon. Kind regards, Julie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327591
  • E-mail
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