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“Loved the outdoor bench seating!”

The Dorset Bar & Kitchen
Ranked #563 of 1,209 Restaurants in Brighton
Price range: $11 - $17
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Dorset Street Bar is classic Brighton pub with restaurant attached. Situated in the heart of the city's North Laine district, it is at the very heart of all things Brighton and with our outside seating, there is no better spot to sit, relax and watch the world go by. We serve a wide range of simple, British pub fayre -everything from the best Fish and Chips in town to burgers, fish dishes and daily specials. With a family friendly atmosphere, kids of all ages are welcome and catered for with a special kids menu and high chairs.
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great people watching, great ales and good food! Had the mussels to start and fish and chip for main....perfect. Loved the outdoor seating and service was excellent. Portion sizes huge.

Thank Jacqueline C
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Lunchtime on a hot and sticky Saturday, Brighton was hiving and we needed lunch. They had a table and why not? The order was placed at the bar: a ploughman's for herself, the panfried sardines without the salsa and proscribed veggies but a green salad instead for me, a pint and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. All well and good.
And then we found out that the green salad was an additional £2.50. Well ok but a bit tight (could the salsa and veggies not substitute?). And then the sardines arrived without the ploughman's. Apparently, the ploughman's had not been recorded or charged at the bar. However she identified the problem, fixed it, apologised and while we would have to pay for the ploughman's at the end, they provided an additional glass of wine on the house. What else could they have done?
The sardines were good but the salad was naked which was a pity (but when you go off menu what can you expect?). The ploughman's was deeply anodyne.
A miss-taken order but it was fixed, It would have been nice to have eaten together rather than in series and had we had a deadline it would have been infuriating. However, they did their best to fix the problem. But a 10% service charge? Paying to fix their mistake?

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1  Thank A_Celt_Abroad
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

A great place to people watch and sample the excellent sandwiches. The pulled pork or chicken and chorizo are our favourites. The location in North Laine is brilliant providing a real buzz of an atmosphere.

Thank darylroots
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

We didn't eat but this is such a lovely bar, good wines, great prices, wonderful location, and a fantastically diverse clientele with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
The menu looked great, definitely one to try next time.
But go for a drink at least- it is so pleasant.

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Thank glamourpuss1000
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Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Home made beans, a decent sausage, nice bread, it was a real treat served piping hot on a warm plate! Exceptional.

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1  Thank Conrad B
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