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Shakespeare's Head

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1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
1273 329444
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
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4 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars 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
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Shakespeare's Head has an amazing choice of sausages and mash. Really tasty - can just recommend for lunch or dinner.

Thank Nicole R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Nice atmosphere, great service and great food! Toilets could do with an upgrade, but all in all a great experience.

Thank Simon G
Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

The Sunday Roasts we had today were probably the best we've tried in Brighton so far. We had beef and lamb, the meat was excellent and the veg were delicious. They also have one with three different, will definitely come back to try it! The fudge for dessert was great too!

Thank Elias N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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: 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?