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Busby and Wilds

$$ - $$$, ,
8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
+44 1273 696135
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potted crab” (15 reviews)
“croquettes” (15 reviews)
“pork belly” (20 reviews)
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Pub, Gastropub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
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1 - 10 of 329 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The trout was amazing, and the side salad wad a good side salad. Looking forward to visiting again soon.

Thank jacqsell1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our in-laws for a meal on Saturday. It’s the first time we’ve been. Food was delicious, service great and atmosphere warm and friendly. Definitely coming back to support this family run place.

Thank Mariana W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here since it opened and it never fails to be excellent food, friendly service and a cosy environment. Also love that they support local artists with their artwork for sale on the wall. It’s also kid and dog friendly. Midweek the burgers...More

3  Thank Q9352DEsimonem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are a huge fan, well worth a walk from town.... food was very very tasty with fantastic smiley service (we especially loved the lovely Elle!) we had the crab and squid to start and the mushroom gnocchi was just insane! See you very soon

2  Thank Jacob T
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The staff here are lovely, the atmosphere is wonderful and the chefs and front of house are really accommodating with vegan options and are very kind. Would recommend highly. Thoroughly enjoy my experiences here as have revisited many times. Om shanti x

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a real find tucked away in the far reaches of kemp town! The welcome was warm and service was knowledgeable, helpful and friendly! The food was excellent- starters of crab & another of pork croquettes were excellent! The main courses available on...More

1  Thank andyclarke90
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Booked to treat our Grandson who started at Sussex Uni. in September. Even though it was the Veteran Car Run we were able to park outside and had an excellent Roast with cosy ambience and lovely food & staff, We will be back!

2  Thank Neville C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were renting a house very close by for a week, this restaurant was on our doorstep. Loved the styling, well thought our designs, attractive artwork and funky lighting. Very friendly, well informed and helpful waiting staff who explained ingredients of dishes to one of...More

3  Thank SeetheWorldfirsthand
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here for a couple of years (don't know why!) and its just as good as I remember. Nice buzzy room, good service, really good food and generous portions. Also very good value for money and dog friendly - nobody minded at all...More

1  Thank BillieLondon_UK
Reviewed 22 October 2017

When asked about how our meal had been I was made to feel very awkward when commenting that my gnocchi had not been good enough. I wonder why they asked me in the first place. I'm very sorry about this as nice places to eat...More

3  Thank Jill D
Emily A, Owner at Busby and Wilds, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

I have to be honest, I'm slightly confused by this one. When you were table checked you mentioned to our lovely manager that you couldn't taste the truffle oil. She apologised for this & went and got you an extra portion of truffle oil in...More

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13 August 2016|
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Response from Emily A | Property representative |
Hello, it is street parking, but blue badges are apllicable if you can find a spot. There are double yellow line immediately outside which I think you can park on also.
29 June 2015|
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Response from peter_felsing1 | Reviewed this property |
Very Dog Friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 696135
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Busby and Wilds is a family owned, neighborhood public house, which prides itself on its quality of ingredients; all freshly prepared to order. We have a love of Food and Drink, all at a reasonable price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
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