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Preston Park Tavern

Bar, British, Pub
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88 Havelock Road, Brighton BN1 6GF, England
+44 1273 542271
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice menu and varied choice plenty of space inside and also seating outside. Good friendly service and only short wait for food to be brought to the table

Thank Martin R
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Brighton for our son's graduation and had rented a house in Fiveways. We fell upon the Tavern on Sunday and are so glad we did. We can honestly say that we had the best Sunday Roast ever. Wonderful fresh ingredients, melt in the mouth roast beef and huge quantities. The sausages in the pigs in blankets were... More 

Thank 66penny
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in last night - Tuesday evening - service was golden as always. My usual barmaid was running the bar on her own when it was packed. She was clearly trying her best but we had to wait a while for service as it was so busy and the other girl was not helping her to serve people. I ordered... More 

Thank Leetuck7
Brighton, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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 

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 July 10, 2016

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 

Thank HastingsSandy
Brighton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 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 

Thank Brightonbird77
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 

Thank Ruby F
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

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 

Thank lucymorgan134
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

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 

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 

Thank DaleinHove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Havelock Road, Brighton BN1 6GF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 542271
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?