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Grand Central

$$ - $$$, , British
29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton BN1 3PA, England
+44 1273 329086
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton BN1 3PA, England
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Amazing little place. Super beer selection beyond the Fuller brand. Rooftop is cute and amazing staff bring food up the tiny stairs. Food is excellent. From lamb burger to banoffee cheesecake. Love it.

Thank John B
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This is a nice Fullers pub with good beer and food and is very convenient for the station. I came here a couple of years ago on the way through while changing trains at Brighton. It was OK but I wasn't over impressed but it...More

1  Thank Clive-StLeonards
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I was here early for an event in the Nightingale Room last week. I have been several times, so these thoughts are a gathering of impressions over two years. Welcome/ambience service. All good. Hipsterish, Brightonian, good vibe. Beer: decent range, well cared for. Food: burger...More

Thank Floripano
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Just had a great Sunday Lunch in this pub. I had roast pork which was an ample portion not 2 slices like some places. My friend had roast chicken which was half a chicken! The Yorkshire Puddings were delicious and the whole meal was an...More

Thank Rachael A
Liam M, General Manager at Grand Central, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback :) Really happy you had a good time! Hopefully see you again soon

Reviewed April 8, 2018

Enjoyed a final drink before heading home (its right outside Brighton station) Tables outside so we could enjoy the sun as well

Thank MKDons66
Liam M, General Manager at Grand Central, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Glad you had a nice time!

Reviewed March 22, 2018

My son booked this for a bit of a do. Thjey found they were double booked so we had the room upstairs for 4 hours which actually was enough. However they did supply some bottles of proceco as part compensation. There is a bar upstairs...More

Thank johnbarrett07
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Was in brighton for the weekend and was staying with a friend who lives round the corner from this pub. Very busy and great atmosphere All the staff especially Cormack were all happy and very helpful Ordered food which was very good and great value...More

Thank Sqib
Reviewed March 8, 2018

On a layover at Gatwick airport (on our way to Spain) we took the train to Brighton. Had to have some fish and chips. Very friendly staff helped me see the fish and chips on the menu-I could barely see it because the words "mushy...More

Thank vermonter57282
Liam M, General Manager at Grand Central, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Thanks for your feedback! Glad our team could help. Hopefully see you again

Reviewed January 10, 2018

Good food, we served. Pretty traditional as a pub. Friendly staff and not too noisy for us elderlies! Dogs very welcome

Thank GaianB
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic venue Fantastic food. Fantastic staff. Fantastic time! Great central location. Really good function space with private bar. Particular thanks to Lou, Louis and Sally.

Thank garytoyne
Liam M, General Manager at Grand Central, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Hi Gary, Thanks so much for your feedback. We're really glad you enjoyed your Christmas party with us! I'll pass on your feedback to the staff mentioned and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton BN1 3PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 329086
  • E-mail
A lively, opulent pub, the Grand Central stands tall as one of Brighton’s best-loved establishments. Grand in both name and nature, the pub near Brighton station boasts British-inspired menus and even its own theatre - but it’s the fabulous food and drink that take centre stage.
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