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The Caxton Arms

$$ - $$$British, ,
36 North Gardens, Brighton BN1 3LB, England
+44 1273 387346
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
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British, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 North Gardens, Brighton BN1 3LB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a roast as it had been recommended. Food was good but service was absolutely c**p. Our table had our name on it - but nobody said hi, cane to give us menus etc. After about 20 mins we went to the bar to...More

Thank Hummingbird83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Caxton for a Christmas lunch with work. The food was lovely, the staff are happy and it's a really lovely pub to spend an afternoon in. Would recommend this hidden gem.

Thank alice f
Reviewed October 24, 2017

What an amazing find, mismatch furniture, vibrant walls, warm welcome, amazing food with quirky atmosphere, playing old school tunes, it doesn't get more Brighton than this. Only a hop skip and a jump from Brighton station this place is definitely worth a visit all though...More

Thank Paul B
ashrhowarth, Manager at The Caxton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Thanks Paul! Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely Sunday’s afterwards roast here. Tried the different dishes available and enjoyed all of it. Well done!

Thank Eli1952
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Came for a Sunday lunch based on a friends recommendation and it did not disappoint. I had a halloumi and portobello mushroom Wellington, which was delicious the roast potatoes were cooked perfectly and the vegetables nicely seasoned. My husband had the tandoori lamb shoulder, which...More

Thank EmmaPow
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Be prepared to climb over a ping pong table use the gents through the courtyard. Otherwise beer and food is good.More

Thank petedx
ashrhowarth, Manager at The Caxton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Hi petedx, Thanks for your review! I'm sorry you had trouble accessing our toilets while the ping pong table was set up. We have two sets of toilets - ladies & gents upstairs (next to main bar), and also downstairs in the courtyard in case...More

Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

I can now understand the reason why this unique pub is rated so highly. If in Brighton seek it out. The atmosphere is superb as is the food and the service. Probably one of the best pubs in the U.K. that I have visited. It...More

Thank dajeck
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

It was a little quiet when me and my friends came round but the service was excellent and the range of beers good. A friendly place for meeting and drinking

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

After reading all the great reviews about Sunday roasts at the Caxton Arms, we headed up there today. Not many people there - lots of tables booked for 5pm though. Not complaining as Service was great. I ordered the vegetarian Wellington & my partner ordered...More

Thank bl0ndie72
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch and had a fantastic culinary experience. We shared the veggie spring rolls with serachi, which were lovely and fresh with a nice hotness to them. Other of us opted for crispy skinned cod with squid, chorizo pilaf. Beautifully cooked and tasted...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $10
British, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 North Gardens, Brighton BN1 3LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 387346
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One of the friendliest pubs in town. The place to go for a great drink, amazing food and friendly staff. A real hidden gem of central BN1!
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