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Shakespeare's Head

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1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
+44 1273 329444
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

One of the best I have had. The pork belly crackling was a bit strange though but the food was amazing. Pork was cooked in apple and the veg and potatoes were really well cooked. Would come again

Thank jamieba32
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool atmosphere, excellent roasts and lovely staff. My only gripe is the place needs the lighting turned up a fraction. Be sure to pre order your roast to avoid disappointment!

Thank Bob L
London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

I'm sure the barman / manager with the great dreadlocks won't be surprised about this review and I even feel he won't care such was his attitude. A group of us had a late lunch here , 3pm table booked . So we were ordering about 3.15pm . The pub was busy and because of the choice of furniture and... More 

Thank DuvetMonster
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Love love love the food menu, if you love a good sasuage and mash, you cannot go wrong! Bloody Mary's are decorated beautifully, even though it did taste quite sweet for a strange reason, but good all the same. Such a cute little pub. Would visit again and highly recommend

1 Thank Chelsea M
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We were visiting our son in Brighton and bringing our dog so searched online for a dog friendly place to eat. The Shakespeare's Head came up on a couple of searches and, as the food both sounded and looked good we booked a table for Sunday lunch. There was only a choice of roasts or the vegetarian options available so... More 

Thank Alison P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Sunday roast at Shakespeare head is been amazing with food making water to our mouth, with an assortement of different meets and a possibility to have vegeteraian roast as well. The stuff is super helpful and welcoming to costumers. I can only suggest to try this beautiful restaurant in which you'll definitely enjoy a day out with friends or family.

Thank Antonio B
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Who said that the Shakies is just for bangers and Roast? I could enjoy five delicious gastro pub creations for a more that a reasonable prices... beef tartare, goat chessee a beetrooth salad, makerel, scotch egg and chilli calamari with orange dressing and roast pepper... I can't describe in words how much I enjoyed my experience... so I prefer post... More 

Thank Treintapico N
Brighton, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Not been to eat here for about 5 years and totally forgot how delicious the food is. The four of us all had different sausages, mash and gravy and not one of us was disappointed. Proper pub feel as well with friendly staff and a right nice buzz. Sausage-tastic baby!

Thank Natalie M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

These guys really do take bangers & mash to a new level! A huge choice of sausages, gravy and even the mash! Cooked well! This booza has great atmosphere too! All the gravy and some bangers are gluten free too!

Thank Martyburchell
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I had the 3 meat roast & it was absolutely divine. I ended up with a food coma but it was worth it. The pub has a great atmosphere & the service is perfect. I recommend this place to anyone who likes a decent sized roast dinner

Thank Mj712

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
4:00 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
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: +44 1273 329444

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