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“Wonderful ambiance.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Busby and Wilds

Busby and Wilds
8/9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
+44 1273 696135
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Ranked #23 of 873 Restaurants in Brighton
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Busby and Wilds is a family owned, neighborhood public house, which prides itself on its quality of ingredients; all freshly prepared to order. We have a love of Food and Drink, all at a reasonable price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Wonderful ambiance.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Had lovely family meal here last week. Food immaculately presented. Ham hock terrine as starter was great. I had the house burger, as did two other members of our family...it was lovely, obviously freshly prepared, rocket, guerkin,tomato, and choice of cheese ( I had cheddar). Desserts also to die for. Plum crumble with a rosemary custard (wow! Such a subtle taste.), and the chocolate/beetroot fudge flan with ice cream was unusually brilliant. Lots of unusual beers too.Coffee/tea. We went mid week evening so it wasn't too crowded. I also hear their Sunday lunches are good too. Hope to visit again.

Visited February 2014
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great pub food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

What a lovely pub in a quiet little street in Kemptown.
We went for Sunday lunch and were not disappointed, the food was very good indeed.

Starters: Pork belly croquettes with anchovy aoili; Crisy hen's egg with parma ham and artichoke -
Both were excellent and more like we've had in very good restaurants, rather than in a pub.

Mains: she had Rabbit tagliatelle and I had Roast beef with all the trimmings -
Again both were tasty, well cooked and full of flavour. I could go on and on, but to get a Sunday roast so right is difficult and impressive. I polished off the lot.
The pasta & huge portions of rabbit were bursting with flavour and I took quite a few mouth-fulls from my partner who could not finish it all!

Service was a little slow, this was simply due to the fact every table was full from when we arrived to over 2 hours later when we left and saw some turned-around and then new people seated. Luckily we were in no rush and enjoyed the relaxing environment and charm this pub has.
It must be said that the service was also very friendly and informative.

The entire meal cost around £45 for 2 courses with drinks and service. Good value and well worth the visit. I can only recommend you book a table as it is very busy.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
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“Great local restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice relaxed feel. There was a good choice for us all, I decided on the burger, it was delicious, a lovely cider made for the perfect combo!

Visited January 2014
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“So friendly and so delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We just love this place. The atmosphere and food are just lovely every single time we go. We are so lucky to have it and the end of the road!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Consistently excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Been here many times since moving back to Kemptown in the last month. Wasn't quite sure about it the first time but grew to appreciate it's charm...... everything about this place works. the food, the service, the décor and the price. Am back there Tuesday and Wednesday again this week :)

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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