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Preston Park Tavern

88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
+44 1273 542271
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Ranked #462 of 883 Restaurants in Brighton
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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Brighton
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Popped in last night ( Thursday ) for a meal and we both were not dissapointed at all, on arrival the place was buzzing and it was lovely and warm that matched with a lovely warm smile from the girls on the bar, we ordered our drinks and had a look at the new menu, I ordered the Scallops and... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went here twice whilst staying nearby. Great range of beers. Menu also good. Had the salmon curry with sticky rice. Others had the burgers which they would recommend. Staff young and friendly and polite. Diverse patrons. Enjoyed it so much the first time went back on another evening. Very impressed.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This was a fancy or pompous gastropub until a few months ago and it was rubbish. You really could feel the staff hated working there. The atmosphere was horrible and stuffy. It has however been taken over, painted in some traditional shads of racing green and red (I normally hate old fashioned pubs but this is so much more suited... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We tried this again last weekend and can report we had a much better service experience. This time the servers were helpful and polite. Altogether much more enjoyable than last time.

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Brighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I can't emphasise how good the Sunday roast is at this pub. I've been in Brighton for over 25 years and can tell you honestly this is one of the best ever. Make sure you order the pigs in blanket and home made stuffing. Had to ask for more gravy though but that's just my preference. I come in regularly... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Just back from the PPT after another very nice evening. The pub was pleasantly busy with a warm friendly atmosphere. As ever, the selection of beers was excellent. My other half ordered the rosti, which was stunning, and I ordered the baked pollock - perfectly cooked and presented. We'd forgotten to order chips but a portion arrived within 4 minutes... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Possibly the worst food I have eaten in Brighton. A plate of grease-laden inedible grunge. Poor service to boot - were we invisible as the only full table in the house or could they just not be bothered. With last orders for coffee at 21.45 no wonder the place was deserted when we left, and for me, with no intention... More 

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Brighton
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We took a group of 8 family members for dinner on Sunday. They all enjoyed their food which was delivered promptly even though the pub was very busy. We had three table pushed together and had plenty of space to eat.

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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We live locally and like to support local enterprises. We ate here on Saturday afternoon and the bar staff seemed more interested in chatting to each other than serviing us. I asked for a gin and slimline tonic and was given ordinary tonic. When we ordered food the server typed in a beef burger when I asked for a chicken... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Went there with my husband for a birthday dinner - hadn't realised it had changed hands. The food was good, but having to eat it at tiny tables, on stools rather than chairs & with blaring music totally ruined the evening. Also, despite the food being nice, it is very expensive given you're eating in a pub with no wait... More 

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Address: 88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
Phone Number: +44 1273 542271
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Cuisine: Pub

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