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Preston Park Tavern

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Bar, British, Pub
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88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
+44 1273 542271
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

More of a restaurant than pub to be honest - food very good. However, there are often far too many children running around to provide what I call 'a proper pub'. Having said this its a great lunch time venue when the food prices are very reasonable. Maybe avoid early evening if, like me, you prefer a more adult environment.

Thank Pinkieminx
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came highly recommended and we were not disappointed. Friendly, pleasant and helpful staff. A great menu selection, excellently presented. This NOT your standard pub grub. A wide variety of wines at a reasonable price. A good atmosphere and great value for money. Will put this on our list of eating places to revisit. Thanks for contributing to our wonderful evening.

Thank Annie0208
Lancing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love a good old fashioned roast then this is the pub for you!! The portion size is amazing, the flavours and the taste is unreal and thankfully as I'm a veggie they do the best Nut Roast I think I have ever tried so there's something for everyone and then you get to the selection of wines......it won't... More 

Thank Veggiefood1
Greater London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant pub but very loud. Lucky we had a separate room which was comfortable and spacious. Prices normal and food menu good. Difficult for a wheelchair.

Thank Ultimate007
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner on Saturday with friends before heading out. Didn't want loads so ordered starters with some chips. My short rib of beef was spot on, and really substantial. Friends had seafood linguine which was also very good. Nice spot. Wish it was my local...

Thank DevonHendy
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Sunday lunch was very busy but we found a good table still. Ordered roasts all around which did take a fair while to come out maybe an hour but when they finally came we were not disappointed . The roasties were lovely and crispy and fluffy inside, the Yorkshire puddings were fresh and crispy. Vegetables fresh and well cooked and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We lunched here on the hottest day of the year. This pub/restaurant had friendly and efficient staff, a nice atmostsphere about it and an enticing menu. We tried the pate, minute steak and the sticky toffee pudding from their set lunch menu. Each course was delicious and not stingy in size. I would highly recommend the Preston Park Taven for... More 

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93 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly and responsive service with a chilled atmosphere, the Preston Park Tavern is a great stop off for some fish and chips with a pub atmosphere. Succulent cod, covered in a fine tasty batter with chip shop style chips ... Yum!

Thank Elin0rJane
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Nice menu and varied choice plenty of space inside and also seating outside. Good friendly service and only short wait for food to be brought to the table

Thank Martin R
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were visiting Brighton for our son's graduation and had rented a house in Fiveways. We fell upon the Tavern on Sunday and are so glad we did. We can honestly say that we had the best Sunday Roast ever. Wonderful fresh ingredients, melt in the mouth roast beef and huge quantities. The sausages in the pigs in blankets were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 542271
Locals and foodies mix in this delightfully bright and cheerful family-friendly food pub – a hidden gem, which has remained busy and buzzy since it opened six years ago. Something of a local institution, this fabulous pub serves good honest food, prepared with skill and passion. Beautifully prepared roast meals are served on Sundays from 12 to 6pm. With superb Sussex reared meats, a vegetarian and fish option as well as small portions for children, it’s hard to find a reason not to visit.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?