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The Admiral Benbow

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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A lovely beach side bar

Stumbled on this bar as we walked the dog on the promenade A little gem. Snug inside but with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rugby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beach front

Interesting little pub on the sea front, stopped for a hot chocolate whilst passing through.would... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Chris G
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“real ale”(5 reviews)
“ales on tap”(2 reviews)
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The Promenade, Chapel St. Leonards PE24 5BQ, England
+44 1754 871847
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2014

visited this pub several times between 27 may and 31 may. its an absolute gem situated on the beach and is one of the few pubs in the area to serve proper real ales. The owners and staff are lovely friendly people, they do serve...More

7  Thank richard h
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We visited this place for a drink and oh my God it needs to lower the prices. I only brought two bottles of coke and two ice lollys you can get these lollys for 6 for a pound in morrisons and just for them we...More

4  Thank Djgoody
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this bar as we walked the dog on the promenade A little gem. Snug inside but with a pirate boat opposite on the sands to allow you to sit out. Great view of the seaside. Good beer and lovely cake but no lunchtime...More

Thank hgsb14
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Interesting little pub on the sea front, stopped for a hot chocolate whilst passing through.would definitely visit again, lovely

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a lovely little find. Walking our dog down the promenade to the dogs allowed section of the beach we happened across this place. We thought we'd pop in and have a drink. Wow, our dog was better provided for than we were, it was...More

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic pub on the beach. Open sea views, out in the winter. Decent guest beers all the time, dog-friendly and staff are good fun. Love it.

Thank John B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Came across this by accident. They do an awesome hot chocolate. We had 2 hot chocolates and a pint for less than £10. Good value! Very clean and the man was keeping on top of cleanliness which was nice to see. Would come again, lovely!

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This seaside town was visited by my family regularly about 25 years ago and on a visit came across this pub which used to be public toilets. There is a nice decking area to sit and people watch. Staff and tourists all very friendly, would...More

Thank oakley2013
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great, award winning pub that is very dog friendly with doggie beer, ice cream and snacks available for pampered pooches. The building is on the prom and used to be the public conveniences! But well converted and has a "ship" built on the beach opposite...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Lovely friendly place, perfect after a long walk. Great service and clientele that was a mixture of locals and holiday makers. Our second visit and it was as good as the first, which has prompted this review. Hard to beat in terms of location, real...More

Thank jkg2007
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great selection of drinks in a perfect spot with very friendly staff. Fantastic views of the beach and dog friendly.

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely little find on the beach. Dog friendly and reasonably priced. Lovely views of the beach and a sun trap

1  Thank clou20
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8 March 2018|
Response from maggyuk |
Is it open in march