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Shakespeare's Head

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Bar, Vegetarian, English, Pub
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1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
1273 329444
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best sausage 'n' mash ever

I really think they have the best bangers and mash of the country. You choose from a list of a dozen types of sausages (including vegan friendly), different kind of mash, and also gravies. Thousands of combinations and all of them are great. Highly recommended if you wish to try good British food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
albyantoniazzi
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Hove, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I really think they have the best bangers and mash of the country. You choose from a list of a dozen types of sausages (including vegan friendly), different kind of mash, and also gravies. Thousands of combinations and all of them are great. Highly recommended if you wish to try good British food.

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Hove, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I have had few meals here during the week as we really love the bangers and mash. I like that anyone can eat here, no matter if you are meat-eater, veggie, vegan or have a food intolerance. But last Sunday was the first time we went for a roast. We had eaten dinner the night before and spontaneously decided to... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

They serve the best Snday Roast in Brighton, no doubts. Great atmosphere, you need to book your table in advance as it is so popular

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Brighton
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

We went on a Sunday around 2pm and it was packed! Many tables reserved, luckily we found a table for two. Great selection of roast dinners ranging from £11-12. I had the belly of pork which was lovely with lots of meat and veg. My friend had roast chicken and was happy. This seemed like a locals pub with no... More 

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lowestoft suffolk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I went for an evening meal as part of a group, we all had the sausage and mash in various forms, some vegetarian and some meat but all meals were excellent and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. We even ended up joining in the quiz night, all in all a most enjoyable evening. I would recommend and look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

If you are chasing the perfect Sunday's Roast come and try the best yummy and tasty Pork Belly Roast in town. You won't regret!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A friend recommended trying the Bangers 'n' Mash menu at this pub so we went along last night. We were gob-smacked by the choice! You basically get customise your meal.. A really simple concept that works really well; choose your banger, choose your mash & then choose your gravy (and a add a side of veg if that floats your... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We visited here yesterday, after looking for somewhere "interesting" to have Sunday lunch rather than the many chain restaurants in the city. Fantastic roasts, with the lamb shank, pork belly and beef, and all the accompanying Yorkshires, roast potatoes etc. all being perfectly cooked and served in a pleasant way A great place to go for a few drinks and... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We ate here for the first time last night on a friends recommendation. The food was superb- the sausage and mash menu was incredible and is very good value. The pub has a really chilled out atmosphere and nice beer and cider on draft. We went with family from the West Country who were over the moon to find Thatchers... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Just stumbled upon some friends earlier today and decided to try the Sunday roasts. Picked the lamb shank which literally fell off the bone as it arrived. The roasties were crisp and the Yorkshire were lovely thick and not over cooked. Great value for 12 quid and lovely music and service. Perfect Sunday vibes for any roast dweller. Will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 1273 329444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Bar, Vegetarian, English, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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