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Shakespeare's Head

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1 Chatham Place, Brighton BN1 3TP, England
1273 329444
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Closed now
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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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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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!

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Thank Natalie M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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!

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Thank Martyburchell
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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

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Thank Mj712
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Thank Nicole R
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Thank Simon G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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!

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Thank Elias N
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Firstly the drinks are served in lovely glasses and presented well which really does make a difference, we had reserved a table as my friend was leaving it was all ready for us, some people didnt show up for the roast which we had pre booked and the staff had no trouble changing our order.The roasts were amazing vegetarian and... More 

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Thank Emily H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Quite simply the best Sunday roast one could hope for in a genuine and relaxed atmosphere. The staff are super attentive and friendly (special mention to the chef who personally brings out the meals) and the quality/size of the meals are second to none. Shakespeare's Head is a special place and Brighton is better for it.

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Thank HAPPY B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Quite simply one of the best pub roasts going, fantastic food, great kitchen staff (who are obviously very proud of their food), and a lovely cosy atmosphere. Tremendous.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
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?