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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    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
Meet up Pub Grub Group dinner

We went with our group there as they serve the best bangers&mash in Brighton. And I was not disappointed. You can chose between different sausages (also veggie options) and between different flavoured mash and a gravy to go with. I had the chilli sausages and the crushed new potatoes mash with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The Shakespeare's head is not a place to go if you're not a fan of the sausage, but if you've a hankering for bangers and mash I would highly recommend! They have a large selection of sausages available, in all different guises. You can also choose a type of mash, along with about a million different types of gravy. I... More 

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Hastings
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We went with our group there as they serve the best bangers&mash in Brighton. And I was not disappointed. You can chose between different sausages (also veggie options) and between different flavoured mash and a gravy to go with. I had the chilli sausages and the crushed new potatoes mash with a onion gravy - let me tell you that... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Found this by looking on TripAdviser, what an excellent find! About a 10 min walk from the tourist trap of the sea front and worth the walk... Food was tasty, tasty and tasty! Oh and it was very reasonably priced too! hubby had a trio of meats which is great for him and I has chicken. Staff were super helpful... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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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
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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12 restaurant reviews
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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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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

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