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“sunday roast”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived not knowing it was Brighton marathon & had a fantastic weekend! A highlight was this pub with the cute garden & amazing food! This was a ploughman’s Sharing bored & did not disappoint! Great quality produce!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today ‘on the off chance’ as hadn’t booked anywhere beforehand. My daughter had the vegetarian option (goats cheese spinach & sweet potato wellington) and I had the roast beef. Both were superb, cooked well (the vegetables still had a nice crunch to them) and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dennyjen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a quick drink. Mulled wine tasted watered down. Large glasses of wine £7.80 upwards. A mulled wine and pint was £13.50 ish. Nice atmosphere but the same pint tasted nothing like the Pump House. Probably wouldn’t visit again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chrissie B
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Nice bar food. Make sure you get the same staff member to make your cocktails as they can vary greatly depending who made them! Fairly pricey. Good selection of drinks, music and atmosphere. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wookmeister79
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Went in for a drink early after work on a Thursday evening, at the bar, my friend was refused service for no reason. When asked why they refused to give a reason. The manager simply said 'I can't be dealing with you darling' and went...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Calum M
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The Black Lion Sunday roast is the best hangover cure of all time! Speedy service, good choice, and delicious food. Would highly recommend the pigs in blankets on the side!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X9274QWbeatricem
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We planned to eat here one night (menu looks cracking), but that didn't quite pan out... En-route, we got distracted, and ended up eating elsewhere instead... decided to check it out anyway for another night (again, we got distracted and never made it there for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CriticalCritc
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

My Colleague went to the bar order a double vodka and lemonade... tick and a honey jack double no ice.... heres your jack.... i dont like jack.... i returned to the bar with a foul taste of plain jack in my kisser.... he called us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Z2065RDchrish
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We visited The Black Lion after reading trip adviser reviews on how the Sunday roast was amazing, and we were not let down! The food was amazing, and the service was even better! Everyone is so friendly and they really make the effort to give...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 93fleurc
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this place during a day time as was raining very hard and we were in a group of 12 people. This wasn’t a problem for the staff. Was in there for about 5 hours during the day and we ate lunch as well there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark D
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