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Preston Park Tavern

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88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
+44 1273 542271
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in Monday evening with out business partners for Dinner, and on arrival got a lovely warm sincere welcome from the lovely girls at the bar, we ordered our drinks and wine with dinner and ordered our food, we chose burgers and the sea bass fish with a side salad, we decided to sit in there beautiful privat garden which... More 

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Thank Barry S
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for about 10 people for 8pm, the pub was very busy, well it was Saturday night. The staff at the bar was not very organised..we were in a queue and our bartender just walked away and served others who came clearly after us...All three behind the bar did not realise that people actually queue to order....... More 

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Thank HastingsSandy
Brighton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here quite a few times now, both off the main menu and Sunday roast menu. This is one of the best places in Brighton to get a roast! The portions are big, meat really well cooked and they offer at least 5-6 veg on the side! The staff are really lovely here too! It is busy and... More 

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Thank Brightonbird77
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were lovely and gave my children colouring in to keep them busy as they are only 6 and 8. We all went on a sunday for a roast and it was absolutely delicious! The atmosphere was nicely decorated but as it got later ( 7pm ish) it started to get a bit noisy and full of people at... More 

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Thank Ruby F
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit the pub often with my daughter and mother. I have the same delightful waitress - Her name begins with a k but unsure on spelling. She looks after us everytime and entertains my daughter. I had the mushroom burger which was great. My daughter now insists we go to the Preston park tavern everytime we go for food... More 

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Thank lucymorgan134
UK
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend kept telling me how good this pub is for a roast so I decided to try it. I wasn't disappointed. The staff were nice & very accommodating with my dog, brought him his own bowl of water. The best thing was the puds. They clearly have someone who really knows what they are doing in that department as... More 

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Thank miu100
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Arrived to signs saying cash only. I asked at the bar as did not have cash on me. She told me to order and she would try the card but would not run a tab . The wine menu did not reflect the wines-all different with no prices. The manager looked very stressed. She tried the card after pouring my... More 

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Thank DaleinHove
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Great place. A bewildering range of beers that look good but can fuddle the mind when your own personal favourite is not there. Really nice lunch and good service too. Not so much a pub with food, as a restaurant with beer.

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Thank SussexBloke
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Yet again, a wonderful lunch of asparagus, poached egg and hollandaise sauce. My friend had Tomato soup which I know from a previous visit is divine. Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere.

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Thank Lofty008
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Excellent evening meal on Sunday night with their special offer of steak and chips for two at £25. A group of us went there and we will certainly go again. It was fairly quiet but just enough people to create an atmosphere. There were 8 of us but unfortunately two of our group did not eat steak so ordered the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Havelock Rd, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 542271
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?