Branch area pubs selling real ale
- Ginger Fox
The Ginger Fox is described as a relaxed foodie pub, with a priority on locality and seasonality. From local fish and meat, to beer sourced locally, and award-winning wine from Ridgeview. The Ginger Fox public house has a beautiful beer garden, a children’s play area, raised bed vegetable gardens and wonderful views of the Sussex Downs.
- Ginger Fox Muddleswood Road Albourne BN6 9EA moc.stnaruatsernamregnig@xofregnig(01273) 857888
- Newmarket Inn
27 Brighton Road
The Newmarket Inn is located between cosmopolitan Brighton and historical Lewes. It is also close to the Amex football stadium as well as Sussex and Brighton Universities. The Inn has a large bar, restaurant with traditional fare, outside seating area and 10 ensuite bedrooms that have all been recently refurbished. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. It is suitable for business, leisure travellers and is an ideal base for walkers exploring the local countryside. Breakfast, lunch and evening meals are all served in the restaurant. Alternatively a beverage or light snack can be taken in the bar.
- Newmarket Inn 27 Brighton Road Ashcombe BN7 3JJ (01273) 470021
- Anchor Inn
The Anchor Inn is a beautiful Sussex country pub and restaurant set on the west bank of the River Ouse, one of the most unspoilt parts of rural Sussex, four miles upstream from the county town of Lewes. Built in 1790, the Inn has a long history, and today offers two cosy bars and two restaurant rooms, serving real ale, bottled lagers, fine wines and freshly prepared food from our menu. Boats can be hired to explore the surrounding countryside. There are also rooms and a marquee available for any type of function.
- Royal Oak
This welcoming pub is situated right in the heart of the village, easily accessed from the main road. Parking is available either outside or in the village car park 50yds away. There is a long front bar with wooden flooring, wooden tables and chairs plus a separate dining room. Attached to the building is a skittle alley. There are three permanent Harvey's beers on plus one seasonal beer. Good value pub food is served. Pop-up kitchens serving food from vans are available on Monday and Tuesday when the main kitchen is closed.
- Anchor Inn Anchor Lane Barcombe BN8 5EA moc.liamelgoog@gnitaobdnannirohcna(01273) 400414
2-6 Elm Grove
Situated at the bottom of Elm Grove, The Admiral has recently been refurbished and now boasts up to five handpumps from which to serve a wide range of ever changing real ales. Whilst the majority of the ales come from local breweries there is often a guest from further afield. Real cider now served. Aug 2019 - under new management
- All Bar One
2-3 Pavillion Buildings
All Bar One Brighton is a stylish city bar where you can catch up with friends, unwind after work or simply find a sophisticated space to indulge in an excellent selection of food and drink.
- Argyle Arms
32 Argyle Road
Small back street local, close to Preston Park. Emphasis on sports. Now reverted to its original name.
- Barley Mow
92 St George's Road
A quiet, friendly free-house, serving 5 beers both local and national (Hepworths, Rother Valley, Arundel, plus Harvey's bitter) and real cider. The actual beers from each brewery vary from week to week. Board and card games available. Good range of food served all day, but portions are very large! Smoking area is a covered and heated yard at the back.
- Basketmakers Arms
12 Gloucester Road
A much loved Brighton institution, this is a busy two-room street-corner pub, popular with young and old alike, on the edge of Brighton's famous bohemian North Laines. Eight hand pumps serves a selection of the Fuller's range plus guests. Locally sourced home-made food is available every day including Seafood Saturday & very popular traditional Sunday roasts. Real ale in a bottle is available to take away. The walls are adorned with old metal signs and tobacco tins, inside which you will find messages, secrets and codes written by customers over the years. Also stocks around 100 whiskies plus Whiskey of the Month on special offer. Live Jazz music first Sunday of every month. Pub is currently up for sale as the owners are retiring.
- Bath Arms
3-4 Meeting House Lane
Situated in the heart of the bustling Lanes in Brighton, this traditional English pub dates from 1868. Boasting reclaimed wood and antique furniture, paintings on the walls and an open fire, its cosy atmosphere combines elements of the traditional and the contemporary.
- Battle of Trafalgar
34 Guildford Road
Quirky locals’ pub only a minute from Brighton Railway Station. Long narrow room next to bar leads down to beer garden; other room ‘behind’ the bar. Lots of random prints on the walls, some sea themed appropriate to the pub’s name. If you operate the Engine Room Telegraph (it’s difficult not to if you don’t know otherwise) you’ll be expected to make a donation to the RNLI; the locals will insist! Monthly music nights on Sunday, weekly quiz night, curry night every Wednesday and monthly meeting of MENSA. Excellent menu including vegan and gluten free options as well as their renown Sunday roast. 5 real ales and an eclectic spirits selection.
- Bedford Tavern
30 Western Street
The Bedford Tavern is a cosy pub, known as 'a country pub in the heart of Brighton' which has been run by Adam & his team since December 2009. The pub quickly gained an excellent reputation for well-kept ales, fantastic service and good old fashioned fun! A place to chill out of the chesterfields or chat with the friendly staff and locals.
Community Pub in what used to be the Bevendean Hotel. As well as the main bar area there is a community café and a function/community room. Re-opening 16th December; see revised opening times. NB Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2020
- Black Dove
74 St James's Street
A quirky pub decorated heavily and wall adorned upstairs and downstairs furnished with unusual seating and carpets on the walls. An emphasis on recorded and live music. Two changing cask ales + numerous beers on tap and in bottle. Bar snacks available.
- Black Horse
112 Church Street
Situated opposite the Corn Exchange, just two minutes from the Brighton Pavillion, Dome and Theatre Royal. An ideal venue for a pre/post theatre or concert visit. Now changed its name back to the Black Horse. Jan 2020 - now under new management.
- Black Lion
14 Black Lion Street
Slap-bang in the middle of the Lanes, the Black Lion is a lively late-night venue, with a cavern-like feel. Early in the week, you can expect to find live music and staff with great taste in what to play and when. From Thursday onwards the best DJs in Brighton spin rare vinyl spanning from '60s Motown and Northern Soul, Funk, Ska, Mod Revival, '80s Anthems, Hip Hop, Breaks, Electronica, Punk, Rock and classic and modern Indie. The Black Lion is a fine example of a pub that effortlessly transform itself from busy day to busy night. But however busy it gets, it retains a friendly atmosphere with comfy sofas, free wireless internet connection and photography by local artists on the walls.
- Bright Helm
20-22a West Street
Wetherspoons on West Street. West Street once marked the western boundary of Brighthelmstone or Brighthelm, as Brighton was originally known. The name derives from Brithelm's Tun or homestead.
- Brighton Beach Club
The Milkmaid Pavilion, 26 Kings Rd
Bar/restaurant on the seafront near the old West Pier. Two real ales plus Westons Rosie's Pig cider and craft beers.
- Brighton Beer Dispensary
38 Dean Street
Formerly the Prince Arthur which re-opened on 10th April 2014 as a joint venture between a local brewer Brighton Bier and the South London outfit Late Knights, although ownership has now changed to the Southey Brewing Company. Terraced house on a steep hill just off the Western Road shopping area. Main front bar has 9 handpumps with 3 usually dispensing ciders. At the rear is a seating area conservatory. On the outside frontage is some wooden decking with seating, abutting the pavement. Brighton and South Downs CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year 2015 and Pub of the Year 2017. Usually 2 beers from Brighton Bier Co and 2 from Southey (successor to Late Knights). 9 keg fonts also available. 3 ciders usually covers dry/med/sweet.
- Brighton Bier Brewery Taproom
10 Bell Tower Industrial Estate, Roedean Road
Situated in a small industrial estate in Roedean in East Brighton, the taproom has a number of tables outside offering a number of their own beers (real ales are currently bottled or canned but they hope to introduce cask ales once their three pubs reopen after 17 May) plus a selection of guest beers and ciders. Winner of 6x World Beer Awards winner with over 15 international beer awards in total. There is a takeaway food service available too.
- Brighton Bierhaus
161 Edward Street
6th April 2017 former Jury's Out re-opened as Brighton Bierhaus. Brewery tap for Brighton Bier with 5 handpumps and 13 keg lines. Serving both Brighton Bier and guest ales, plus two handpumps serving real cider. Large screen behind bar displays beer list with descriptions and prices. Drinks served in one third, half, two thirds and pint measures. Food available to order from Pizzaface in Kemptown and delivered to the pub; also German hot dogs. Pour to door available - see website for details.
- Brighton Rocks
6 Rock Place
Pizzas from Pizzaface Mon - Sat. Home made roasts on Sun. Sells a range of craft ales.
- Brighton Tavern
99-100 Gloucester Road
The Brighton Tavern is a gay friendly pub with a fun atmosphere. The staff are helpful and very welcoming. It has 2 bars, each on a separate level. The left hand bar has 3 handpumps
- Bristol Bar
The Bristol Bar has panoramic sea-views and spectacular sunsets. Home cooked traditional bistro food, wines and beers are served. Well behaved children are very welcome at The Bristol at lunchtime. Dogs are especially welcome at The Bristol and there are usually treats on the bar & plenty of fresh water. The pub operates a dress code which is smart/casual and shirts or tops must be worn by both sexes even on the hottest days. Hen & stag parties along with large groups are not permitted at The Bristol. Feather boas and fancy dress are actively discouraged.
- Bugle Inn
24 St Martins Street
Small back street local with a (true) Irish flavour
- Busby & Wilds
8 Rock Street
A neighbourhood public house serving food and drinks in a cosy, friendly atmosphere. Open Tuesday - Sunday for lunch, dinner, cakes, coffees and real ales. Named after two architects who worked in the Kemp Town area in the 19th.century.
- Camelford Arms
30-31 Camelford Street
Our pub has a simple approach - to be the sort of pub we would love to go to ourselves. No loud music, no attitude, where everyone is welcome. Whether you live near by, work near by or have travelled from far afield you will be guaranteed a hearty 'hello' and welcomed to spend a few moments or the whole evening. Our only requirement of our guests is that they are nice and friendly. (Our licence requires one other thing, that you must be over 18 years of age). Come for a cosy time. Enjoy a drink, have some good honest grub, bring along some old friends and make some new ones. Relax and read the paper, play cards, challenge a group of strangers (sorry, 'friends you have yet to meet') to Monopoly or Cluedo or just sit back and enjoy people-watching. You won't be disappointed. Furry friends very welcome - the paw print on our new coat of arms isn't there by accident.....
- Caroline of Brunswick
39 Ditchling Road
The Caroline of Brunswick is a rock & alternative bar with a 60-seater live comedy & music venue upstairs. Food served from the Barn Owl Kitchen; real ales are Cask Marque-accredited. Programme of events includes several regular comedy clubs, one-off shows by the country's top comedians, as well as live music. There is a sheltered & heated courtyard garden, a function room available for party hire.
- Caxton Arms
36 North Gardens
A vibrant city centre pub full of traditional character
- Charles Street Tap
8 Marine Parade
Sea front bar and restaurant attached to the Envy night club. Home of award winning cabaret, craft beers and incredible gins - right in the heart of Brighton’s Gay Village. Open daily from 10am for breakfast. They are really quite proud of their food. From stone baked, freshly stretched pizzas, traditional beer battered cod and chips to succulent gourmet burgers, tapas and fresh home made Sunday Lunch. Also there is something different going on every night, from retro video gaming or drag quizzes to award winning DJs and their most famous cabaret. Winners of “Brighton’s Favourite Cabaret Venue” at the Golden Handbags for three consecutive years.
- Chimney House
28 Upper Hamilton Road
Located just a short walk from Seven Dials, but a good uphill hike from the Station, the Chimney house offers something for everyone from a cup of tea and a slice of cake, pint of Harveys, glass of prosecco, dirty little burger or a relaxed three course meal. They strive to source ingredients from within Sussex with fish from Shoreham and Newhaven fruit and vegetables from local farms and glasshouses as well as meat from Garlic Wood Farm. Open Bank Holiday Mondays.
- Cleveland Arms
27 Cleveland Road
Local pub in the Preston Park area. Front terrace overlooks Blakers Park. Refurbished 2017. This good size grey and white painted pub sits on a corner, halfway up this residential road opposite Blakers Park, with its nice clock tower. Inside the bar is one open area with a small angled bar, and a conservatory to the rear. Its all done out in pale colours, with pale blue wall panelling, other white woodwork and the ceiling, with white glazed bricks behind the bar. There is a light wood floor, upholstered benches, and nice arched leaded stained glass windows with patterns all around. It is very much children and dog friendly. As well as an extensive menu the pub is open for brunch Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11am - 12:00pm. 3 real ales are normally on.
- Cobden Arms
45-46 Cobden Road
a classic Hanover local's pub with lots going on. Argus pub of the year Dec 2018
- Colonnade Bar
10 New Road
Created in 1894 when part of an existing Georgian building was incorporated into the Theatre Royal complex. It still serves as a theatre bar for interval drinks. It is located in the centre of Brighton, close to the Pavilion Gardens and the Dome Complex. It has an ornate and plush interior. It is also an oasis of calm within the noise and bustle of Brighton city centre. Three real ales plus one real cider to tempt you plus an extensive selection of gins.
- Constant Service
96 Islingword Road
A friendly one bar locals' pub in the residential Hanover district of Brighton. This Harveys tied house usually stocks three ales. There is a deck behind the bar playing a wide variety of vinyl LPs but it is quiet enough for good conversation. Two televisions show sport and there is live music every Thursday. Good quality and value food is served every evening and lunchtimes Sat and Sun. There is a small but lovely garden at the rear.
95-97 Dyke Road
The Cow now stocks a wide range of craft ales, one regular real ale plus one guest ale and one real cider, usually Rosie's Pig. Large interior centred around the island bar plus a room at the back with a number of booths. Contemporary interior & decor. Advertises a large pub menu.
- Craft Beer Co
22-23 Upper North Street
A pub selling traditional ales, its range covers nine cask beers and eighteen kegs of very unusual craft ales. There is also an extensive bottled beer range from around the world. The pub, as its name implies, prides itself on its craft beer offering and the quality of its ales is celebrated by the local cognoscenti. It can get busy in the evening at the weekend. Upstairs bar.
6 Clifton Hill
The Crescent pub is in the heart of the Seven Dials offering a relaxed atmosphere in the winter with its real log fires. In the summer there is a mature walled garden for the long sunny days. There is a varied selection of world beers, local ales and ciders. For the wine drinkers there are wines from around the globe. Recently they have introduced many spirits making an extensive range to choose from.
15 Black Lion Street
The Cricketers, in the Brighton Lanes, dates back as far as 1547 making it one of the oldest pubs in Brighton. A warm welcome awaits inside with Victorian touches aplenty…think plush red velvet seating, thick carpets and plenty of framed prints lining the walls and the ceiling. Upstairs you will find The Greene Room (named after the author Graham Greene), a private function room and bar, with regular live music nights in the ‘Courtyard Bar’ every Tuesday and Friday Night.
- Crown & Anchor Inn
213 Preston Road
The Crown and Anchor Inn, is a popular local pub in the Preston Park area, having been brought up to date with an classic refurbishment inside and out. Now serving from 6 handpumps featuring Long Man beers and guests. Food is now provided by the new kitchen franchise, Fab's Kitchen (note closed Monday)
9-10 Cranbourne Street
Formerly the Easy Bar, just off Churchill Square
28 North Road
The Dorset stands proudly on the corner of Gardner Street and North Road, amongst all the colour and excitement of the North Laine and has been, literally, at the heart of all things Brighton for nearly 200 years. The Dorset stands out as a true Brighton Classic pub; relaxed, welcoming and full of character. It is popular with a unique and friendly cross section of shoppers, local residents, theatre goers and day trippers. It's the perfect spot to watch the bustling Brighton life go by, whether it's in winter whilst sitting by the fire with a warming mulled cider or seated outside in the summer, enjoying a refreshing drink in the sun! We are open 7 days a week from 9am.
- Dover Castle
43 Southover Street
Street corner local on Southover Street, popular with students
- Druids Arms
79-81 Ditchling Road
Traditional looking pub overlooking The Level with a comfortable open plan layout with some more modern additions. Can be popular with students during term times. Less busy in the afternoons. DJ some weekends (check Twitter page) The web page seem to be out of date though and the pub no longer serves food. Usually 2 real ales on from Sussex Breweries. Now has sports TV and a pool table.
- Druids Head
9 Brighton Place
Historic pub dating back to 1510 in The Lanes area
- Duke of Wellington
70 Upper Gloucester Road
A popular and friendly local close to Brighton Station. Has its own Pool and Sunday League Football teams. Popular with TV sports shown an multiple screens here & quiz nights & other events (check pub website) Major refurbishment carried out in 2007. Food offering is pies and savouries everyday, sandwiches 12-3 Mon-Sat, Sunday roasts.
- Dyke Ale House & Kitchen
218 Dyke Road
Part of the former Dyke Tavern which was saved as a pub following a local campaign. Now being run by Will and serving two of their own Veterans Brewing beers (brewed at Franklins at present) plus a guest which is usually local. Food served lunchtimes and evenings. Website in preparation and not yet operational Nov 2019.
- Dyke Golf Club
Devil's Dyke Road
Dyke Golf Club is one of the finest downland courses in the south, perched at 650 feet above sea level it has panoramic views out to sea and across the South Downs National Park. Created in 1906, the par 72 course offers challenges throughout the seasons, with fast downland greens and sea breezes presenting constantly changing conditions. Fast draining and playable all year round, We welcome new members and visitors, The focal point of the Clubhouse is its panoramic views out to sea, across the South Downs and towards Brighton. With a large comfortable bar and dining area overlooking the course and practice facilities, it’s a great opportunity to have a coffee, drink, bar snack or meal. The bar and restaurant are open to non-members and there is step-free and disabled access. Reduced opening hours in Winter - see website for details
125 Gloucester Road
A laidback, homely pub close to the North Laine area of Brighton.
- Earth & Stars
46 Windsor Street
Environmentally friendly pub in Brighton, the Earth and Stars is powered by a solar panel in the roof and serves organic lager, cider, spirits and wine, offering a rare chance to help save the planet by getting another round in. They do plenty of non-organic food and drink too, and the atmosphere, usually fairly mellow, is livelier at weekends. They also offer a range of group food options available for anyone wishing to hire out the cosy upstairs function room. Centrally located but slightly off the beaten track, this is one of the most characterful pubs in the area.
- East Brighton Golf Club
East Brighton golf course offers one of the best all year round playing experiences in Sussex, our course is playable throughout the year. Built in 1905, the main structure of the Club House remains much the same as the original building. Over the years the interior has been improved and updated to include the Oak Lounge, a superb oak panelled room with its own bar and welcoming open fire. This is the perfect setting for special occasions. The Dining Room is perfect for private business meetings and seminars. The 19th Bar and the Oak Lounge can be used to take a well earned break, before getting back to business. The 19th bar, a completely redesigned and refitted bar, serves real ales and has an excellent choice of hot and cold snacks. In the summer our visitors can enjoy a barbecue on the terrace accessed via large double doors from the Oak Lounge. The ambience of the Club House at East Brighton Golf Club together with our excellent bar and catering facilities and our focus on Customer Service means our customers can really relax and enjoy the experience. Shorter opening hours in Winter - see website.
- East Street Tap
72 East Street
Recently reopened as the East Street Tap. Described as a New York City inspired Craft Beer and food joint. " Laines beers on handpulls but mainly craft ales. Food also served - mainly pizzas.
67a Upper Gloucester Road
Corner pub, close to Brighton Station. Long thin bar, with smaller seating area to the rear. Bareboarded, low-lit in the evenings. Regular live music and there is a piano. 3 handpumps. Can get busy when live sports are shown.
- Evening Star
55-56 Surrey Street
This former Dark Star pub still features three of their beers always available together with four from other microbreweries. Real cider and sometimes a perry are available on handpump. A varied selection of bottled beers and worldwide beers on draught is also available. A Good Beer Guide regular, this small pub is popular with a varied clientele of all ages from all over the country and can get very busy. Occasional beer festivals and live music are also staged. Patio seating with awning at the front. A pop-up burger van called Trollburger operates on the front patio from Thursday to Saturday. Takeaway service available.
- Fallen Angel
24 Grafton Street
Under new management from June 2017. Nov 2019 - now renamed Fallen Angel Mar 2020 - real ale now seems to down to just the Harvey's.
- Fiddlers Elbow
11 Boyce's Street
The Fiddle’s Elbow is a thriving traditional Irish pub in the heart of Brighton. Said to serve the best pint of Guinness in the city (and probably the cheapest too). You’ll find a great selection of whiskies and ales on offer too. They have a big screen for sports and serve a pub menu.
292 Ditchling Road
Formerly the Stanmer Park Tavern, the pub is now called the Fiveways
- Fortune of War
156-157 Kings Road Arches
Pub on the seafront, close to the pier, dating back to 1882. Lots of outside seating. Inside is shaped like an upside down boat. Food offering is pizzas.
13-14 Foundry Street
A cosy little gem of a pub hidden a North Laine back street. The L-shaped layout creates a series of nooks which are perfect for a catch-up with a mate or two, helped by the fact that the music is never too loud. July 2017 - pub reopened under new owners. Now selling Franklins beers.
- Fountain Head
101-103 North Road
The Fountainhead is a warm and inviting watering hole that combines classic pub features - exposed brickwork, wooden floors and two cosy open fires - with a contemporary sense of light and space. It caters for all comers, from regulars to locals, and students to young professionals - and several decades beyond. As well as a superb food menu, it offers a strong drink selection. The outside tables, under an awning to the side of the pub, are a major attraction too. Offering some of the most genuinely friendly service you'll find in the area, plus an incredible Sunday roast.
- Fox on the Downs
291 Elm Grove
Fox on The Downs is a friendly country style pub located next to Brighton's racecourse high up on the South Downs. They serve traditional pub grub throughout the week and on Sundays a carvery is available. Monthly quiz nights (check facebook page for details). Refurbished 2011.
- Free Haus
1 Howard Road
Re-opened 22nd Mar 2019 as the Free Haus owner by Brighton Bier. 4 handpumps, 7 keg fonts and 8 real ciders on offer. Screen behind bar has details of available drinks with strengths and prices. Blackboard lists what's just gone and what's coming. Food offering is cooked on premises by Papa Pitta, Cypriot kebabs and urban beats. Main bar area is partly bare brick and partly plastered with stripped wood floor, so tends to be quite noisy with nothing to deaden the sound. Stairs lead down to a mezzanine level with access to the garden and then down to a lower bar and the toilets.
- French Horn
82 Dyke Road
Now renamed French Horn - no further details at present.
16 Southover Street
The Geese is a fresh and vibrant, yet warm and welcoming pub in the Hanover area of Brighton. Re-opened Oct 2013 under new Manager.
- Ginger Dog
12-13 College Place
Part of the Gingerman Restaurant Group with the emphasis on food.
123 Lewes Road
Big yellow pub on Lewes Road, popular with students.
- Golden Cannon
20-21 St Georges Road
Golden Cannon is a traditional pub offering delicious Thai food and a selection of drinks. Every weekend they host an open mic night and inside you will find a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
- Good Companions
132 Dyke Road
Within sight of Brighton's busy Seven Dials, the Good Companions is a haven of fine food and great beer. Refurbished in the autumn of 2010, this imposing pub has been brought right up to modern standards, inside and out. Locally-sourced food is prepared by a chef with a background in Michelin-starred restaurants – at reasonable pub prices – and complemented by Sussex ales and world beers. Upstairs and restaurant and function room make the pub a proper part of the local scene.
- Grand Brighton
97 - 99 Kings Road
Cask Marque accredited bar at the Grand Brighton serving real ales.
- Grand Central
29-30 Surrey Street
Directly opposite Brighton Station, Grand Central is now a Fuller's pub. The Grand Central was built in the 1840s as a hotel to service the new rail line. In 1925, it switched track and became a pub - and it’s never looked back since… The pub features a central bar with a semi open plan arrangement of seating areas surrounding it. Upstairs there is a theatre and Gin Bar. Also features a secret roof garden. Four hand pumps serve a range of Fuller's beers. Breakfasts served from 9.30 am during the week.
- Great Eastern
103 Trafalgar Street
The Great Eastern is a traditional pub with a twist. With over 100 American Whiskeys it was voted Best Spirit pub in the country in 2008. It serves food all week and a roast dinner on Sundays. Entertainment includes regular live bands. 5 handpumps, with always some Sussex micro-brewery ales on offer Nov 2019 - now reverted to Enterprise Inns and closed for refurbishment. Dec 2019 - now reopened
- Green Dragon
8-9 Sydney Street
The pub has been taken back from the Pleisure Pub Co by Enterprise. The Thai kitchen has closed and the pub is now closed for refurbishment. When it reopens in December it will revert to its previous name of the Green Dragon Dec 2019 - now reopened Regular Open Mic nights are held.
105 Southover Street
A friendly pub in the Hanover district. Prior to becoming a pub in 1864 it was a greengrocers. Recently sold by EI Group to an operator from Northampton after a bid by locals to run it as a community pub fell through. Nov 2018 - now 3 handpumps, 2 serving real cider and 1 real ale. Also about 6 keg fonts with craft ales.
57 Upper North Street
Now operating as Easy Tiger @ The Hampton - an Indian Restaurant/Pub tie up, run by the same people as the Pond in Brighton. Only one real ale available. Food on Mondays is vegan only. Refurbished Nov 2019.
- Hand in Hand
33 Upper St James's Street
Small brew-pub in the Kemp Town area which has a tower brewery over 4 floors at the rear of the building (formerly the Kemptown Brewery). It has a quirky and old fashioned interior with bags of charm and character. Note the ties adorning the bar including some brewery ones. Despite setting up a big brewery in Worthing The Hand Brewery continues to brew here for small batch and special releases and the full range of the brewery beers will be available plus one guest beer and two real ciders. Food in the form of pies are available from Al the Pieman. Note the Toad in the Hole game.
242 Queens Park Road
The Hanover pub is a friendly and relaxed watering hole offering a great selection of local ales. Food consists of stone-baked pizza and other dishes and a traditional roast on Sundays. Tuesdays is pub quiz night and there are occasional live music events.
- Hare & Hounds
75 London Road
Now reverted to its original name. Pub has now re-opened. Food by La Chosa Mexican Restaurants. Beer range includes Meantime's Brewery Fresh tank system.
41 Whippingham Road
The Hartington is a family friendly pub in the heart of Brighton serving locally sourced traditional food, Sunday lunches and a selection of wines, ales and spirits for all occassions in a relaxed atmosphere. They pride ourselves on great customer service, offer a child friendly and dog friendly environment where you can pop in for a coffee, enjoy a bottle of wine with friends or celebrate a special occasion.
- Haus on the Hill
58 Southover Street
Pub has been taken over by Brighton Bier. Open again - Oct 2018 - three handpumps dispensing Brighton Bier and one guest. Food is provided by Dizzy-Gull. Now offers Camra discount.
- Heart & Hand
75 North Road
The Heart and Hand is a pub that has great character and charm where you can find an excellent jukebox playing vinyls. They serve great ales and beers with warm and friendly service.
31 York Place
The new Hobgoblin has certainly not lost its alternative roots and still caters for Brighton's diverse and music loving crowd who like their nights out a little left of mainstream. Arty, tatty, folksy and refreshingly credible, The Hobgoblin swallows neat and polished, chews them up and spits out something insouciant, real and honest. The Hobgoblin is homey and unpretentious, with lots of wood, brickwork and paisley, plenty of paintings, an abundance of revelry and the Thai street food seven days a week is an absolute winner! However, the real gem here is outside; to claim 'the best beer garden in Brighton' may be seem a bit far fetched but it's true.
1 Roedale Road
The Hollingbury has undergone an internal refurbishment now with modern décor & furnishings. It has Sports TV, pool table, jukebox & free wifi. It hosts a karaoke night first Saturday of the month. It now has 2 real ales available. Bar snacks are also available. It remains very much a community pub serving the Hollindean estate.
- Hop Poles
13 Middle Street
A Brighton institution known for its intimate atmosphere, quirky outdoor terrace and ever-changing menus. Solid pine tables, walls adorned with retro magazine covers, urban art and beer mats and lampshades your granny would be proud of, the Hop Poles manages to perfectly blend the traditional with the kooky. Only a few hops from the beach or the city centre, this unique little pub with a big personality also boasts a new soundsystem and a collective of Brighton’s best DJs.
- Hope & Ruin
11-12 Queens Road
With a highly central position between the Clock Tower and Brighton station, The Hope is a bustling, music-led watering hole, popular with the city's creative community and after-work crowd. It offers a wide selection of drinks, along with a food by Beelzebab which is 100% plant based. Upstairs sits The Hope Live, a 100 capacity live music venue boasting a PA, stage and bar setup. Acting as both a showcase for Brighton's flourishing indie scene and a venue for touring acts from across the world, the room has a strong musical heritage - The Strokes, The White Stripes and Adele are just a few of the big names to have passed through its doors. The space can also cater for a range of other activities such as private parties, film screenings and dance classes etc.
95 Queens Park Road
Re-opened June 2015 as the Independent following a major refit. There is a "wall" of 10 changing keg beers and four taps for cask beer. The pub, formerly the Walmer Castle/Walmer originally owned by King and Barnes, latterly by Hall and Woodhouse sits on the corner of Queens Park Road and Albion Hill and, in addition to draught beer, sells craft beer in cans and bottles. Trenchmore cider is also available.
- Islingword Inn
175 Queens Park Road
The Islingword is perched up above Brighton city centre, next to Queen's Park. It's a local pub with traditional pub values and a friendly atmosphere. An array of entertainments is on offer here, including a pool table, darts board, board games and free Wi-Fi. All the larger sporting events are shown across two screens. Look out for Happy Hours 6 days a week (Not Fri). If you are one of Brighton's many students, you'll be pleased to hear that Happy Hour prices are available all day, and free games of pool are available Mon - Thurs.
- J W Lennons
116-117 Edward Street
J W Lennon’s Ale House and Spirit Grocery is inspired by the Irish/American bars that sprang up in New York at the end of the 19th century, where immigrants could shop and enjoy a jar or two just as they would in the traditional spirit groceries back home in the emerald isle. The pub is beautifully out of keeping with its surroundings, located as it is on one of Brighton’s busiest dual carriageways, but has a frontage that would not be out of place in the back streets of 19th Century Dublin or New York. “Times may be tough but that isn’t going to stop us having fun”.
2 Preston Road
Recently refurbished and renamed (2015). Brakspear tied house with Devil's Disco upstairs (which can also be hired as a function room). Food offering is The Orange Buffalo which serves NY style buffalo wings. The Joker Express is a railway carriage style booth which seats 8 - 10 and can be hired for events.
- Jolly Brewer
176 Ditchling Road
The Jolly Brewer is a traditional pub located on Ditchling Road with a wonderful Tamplin's Brewery exterior with some original cut & etched glass windows including a rare Jug Department one. Pub has two bars. Now under new management with 3 real ales served & they plan to open its own brewery later this year. There is a varied selection of craft beers too. Pop up food from 5 pm to late by Forgotten Cuts. Quiz night every Tuesday & Irish Music session every Wednesday from 8.30 pm. DJ Juke box.
- King & Queen
13-17 Marlborough Place
Built in 1779 as a Farmhouse and named in honour of George III and Charlote whose 60 year reign ended in 1820. The principal bar, built in the style of a nobleman's hall, is flanked by a paved courtyard. The building also incorporates Prinny's bar on the Minstrels Gallery. The Tudor room is the main banqueting hall and was formerly the head quarters of the Brighton Corn Exchange until the market moved to its present building which was once a Royal Riding Stable. Now in the new millennium The King and Queen is one of the most unique and popular venues in not only Brighton but the whole of Sussex catering for a wide range of occasions. Takeaway service available.
- King's Arms Hostel
56 George Street
Now known as the King's Arms Hostel after Bar 56 closed back in 2013 it's situated in the vibrant Kemp Town area of Brighton and is only a 2-minute walk from the famous Brighton Palace Pier. This makes all of the major attractions and night life within a 10 minute or less walk from the hostel . The hostel is also located on top of a lively local pub. They have a wide range of beers and spirits at cheap prices. There is a range of offers on drinks to get your night started. They also have all major sporting events on our the big screen TV so you can catch your team on a Saturday afternoon!
- Ladies Mile
2 Mackie Avenue
'The Mile' is the epitomy of a community public house and the managers Paul & Gayle are the perfect hosts! A lively and welcoming regular trade enjoy a traditional pub that caters for all ages and requirements... from a pool area at one end, and a quiet intimate saloon bar at the other. And for all those sport fans it boasts Sky Sports on TV screens at either end of the bar The Mile was built in the 1930’s originally as a hotel. This grand, brick built public house boasts many ‘art deco’ features which were popular at that time, including beautiful brass door fittings, intricate wood carvings and an illuminated stained-glass ceiling in the main servery area. Whats sets this place apart is its continual offer of weekly events ranging from golf days, to food nights, to Swing & Jazz nights. Pop in to find out more... NOW SERVING SUNDAY ROASTS FROM MIDDAY EVERY SUNDAY!!! We also are now pleased to offer a great 'CHILDREN'S PLAY FORT' in our beautiful beer garden. Come and have some fun. Private Hire available in Pub & Function Hall. Dec 2020 - now has a marquee outside for covid outside drinking/eating space.
- Le Village
2-3 High Street
Welcome to The Ranelagh. Legendary home of The Blues & Roots music in the wonderful city of Brighton on the South Coast of England. We have, under the same ownership, been promoting the very best of Local, National and International Blues, Americana and other Roots Music for over 20 years. Nov 2019 - now renamed Le Village and aimed at the gay community.
- Lewes Road Inn
158 Lewes Road
Destroyed in the second world war and then restored to it's former glory, what was the Franklin Arms has now been refurbished and reverted to its former name the Lewes Road Inn. It's now part of the Good Times Pubs & Bars group, who also run a number of other pubs in Brighton & Hove.
- Lion & Lobster
24 Sillwood Street
Behind the stunningly restored Bandstand on Brighton seafront is Bedford Square, and just above is this impressive back-street pub. Spacious inside with an upstairs restaurant and two-level terrace, closing times are generously late, including food to 10pm and takeaway pizzas until last orders. Real cider is stocked in summer only. An eclectic mix of pictures and framed mirrors adorns the walls. With a wide range of customers, the pub blends a modern feel with a traditional atmosphere. The subdued lighting includes candles.
- Long Man of Wilmington
The founding member of the Golden Lion Group and a popular sports venue in the Brighton and Hove area. Has two giant high definition screens as well as plasma screens subscribing to Sky Sports, ESPN and terrestrial TV events. The pub shows all the major sporting events specialising in football, boxing, cricket and rugby. Has a red eight foot pool table, an unrivalled collection of ‘Lion’ memorabilia (most of which has been donated by customers old and new), quiz nights, food nights. It has Keng's Thai Kitchen Monday to Saturday 12.00pm - 2.30pm and 5.30pm - 9.00pm available for eat in or take-out. Sunday Lunches are cooked by Alice's Sunday Kitchen and served from Midday to 6pm every Sunday, offering a choice of 4 meats and a vegetarian option, children's prices are available - Sunday lunches are particularly popular and pre-booking is advised.
- Lord Nelson Inn
36 Trafalgar Street
Close to the railway station, this Harvey's tied house has been a GBG regular serving the full range of Harvey's beers plus seasonal ales. Refurbishments in 2013 and 2016 have considerably updated and expanded the previous interior. There are 2 bars at the front with a central servery with 5 handpumps. A lower bar at the rear has been recently added with 3 handpumps. There are various seating areas in the lower part of the building where it expanded into the neighbouring premises. Acoustic night the first Monday of every month and Quiz Night on Tuesdays . Participates in the Harvey's Reward Card loyalty scheme.
- Loud Shirt Brewery Taproom
Unit 5, Bell Tower Industrial Estate, Roedean Road
Situated in a small industrial estate in Roedean in East Brighton, The Loud Shirt Brewing Co. was set up by Martyn Batchelor and Mike Thomson on 29 February 2016. The taproom has a number of tables and a small marque outside offering a selection of their own real ales (up to 5 at present) served in real beer glasses. They also offer a take-away service
- Mad Hatter Inn
7 Rock Street
At the Brighton Marina end of Kemp Town Former Rock Inn now renamed the Mad Hatter Inn.
- Market Inn
1 Market Street
The Market Inn was built in the 1800's and beautifully converted in the 1900's to a fine traditional English pub. Situated in the heart of Brighton's historic Lanes area, two minutes from the Brighton Pavilion, the seafront, the pier and close to the Brighton Centre, the Dome, Theatre Royal and the shopping amenities of the Churchill Square Shopping Centre. Food is available all day 10% discount to Camra members.
4 Princes Street
Only a stone’s throw from both the Pier and the Pavilion The Marlborough, built in 1787, is one of Brighton’s oldest and most unique bars with a mysterious history with rumours of tunnels leading to the Pavilion, debauchery and ghosts. Popular with LGBTQ+ community. Happy hour runs from 4pm – 7pm, Mon – Fri. Students and Marly Mates are entitled to a 10% discount at all times. As well as a selection of bar snacks, they are working with Wolfsmouth Street Food to offer a selections of pizzas (vegan options available) from the bar from opening time through to 9pm everyday. Also separate upstairs theatre.
- Martha Gunn
100 Upper Lewes Road
A corner pub situated on this back run of a road. It has had the modern trendy makeover with a wood floor, exposed brickwork and dark green low wood wall panelling. The three sided bar is in the centre, and an arched brick division divides the bar. There is period seating with chairs and settees, and small squared windows.
- Mash Tun
1 Church Street
THE MASH TUN HAS BEEN A BRIGHTON INSTITUTION FOR OVER 20 YEARS, PROPPING UP COUNTLESS NIGHTS OUT FOR THE PARTY PEOPLE OF THE NORTH LAINE AND BEYOND.
- Medusa Bar
20 Preston Street
Small cocktail and wine bar in the busy Preston Street. It is one of Brighton's many hidden treasures. It specializes in cocktails, exotic rums, shots, shooters, carefully selected wines, draught beers from all over the world and London Pride for the real ale buff. Medusa is a contemporary bar with its own unique style all around you.George, the owner, has created a unique vibe with great music, relaxed quirky décor and a bar that rocks with a stage for live music, comedy and more. This is one of Brighton's oldest bars and has been running for over 30 years. It is easily recognisable with its small patio frontage where you can sit and watch the world go by. Situated amongst the many restaurants, it is a bar to enjoy before or after eating out. It's also a great place to relax and chill after a hard day. The Medusa is a popular venue with its regulars, local and Brighton students.
1-3 Prince Albert Street
A lounge bar in the heart of Brighton’s Lanes that spans three floors and offers a choice of individually styled rooms and spaces. Food cooked from scratch using locally sourced fresh ingredients. Multiple and varied events, live music and DJ's.
- Miller & Carter Brighton
Miller and Carter Steakhouse (formerly a Harvester pub/restaurant) on the A27 London Road in Patcham, on the outskirts of north Brighton. Large road-side building built in 1929 called the Black Lion Hotel which replaced the old Black Lion coaching inn in nearby Patcham Village when the Patcham by-pass was built in 1926. Used to sell Harvey's, but unsure now of the real ale situation.
- Mitre Tavern
13 Baker Street
“Time” in the Mitre doesn’t come after last orders; it’s what this place is out of. More fitted to 1950 than 2014 this two-bar, cosy corner house is wifi-free and technology-light. Its backstreet setting, chintzy wallpaper and never-busy feel give space for people to talk and to enjoy the range of Harvey’s beers in peace. The full range of Harvey’s from Best to Old is generally on offer and is always well-kept and served. Steep walk back to Brighton Station after you have indulged! Nov 2019 - pub appears to be closed currently, but with no notice visible to explain why. Seems there is building work going on inside. Manager confirms there is a full refurb going on and hopes to reopen on Dec 5th. Reopened 13th Dec. Now just one bar but still with five handpumps. Much more modern decor. Toilets redecorated. Still two log burning fires.
- Mrs Fitzherberts
25 New Road
Small pub with large outside seating area close to Dome and Theatre Royal.
- Mucky Duck
7-9 Manchester Street
They claim to be an independently owned, creatively minded, traditionally styled pub with a modern outlook, serving good drinks in a nice pub. The traditional pub food is hearty, delicious and great value. Sunday roasts are amazing, and huge!.They have regular DJs and live music and are always looking for new musicians to play. All the artwork has been supplied by Brighton-based artists, and is available to buy, new pieces are always welcome.
- New Oak
County Oak Avenue
The former County Oak is now under new management and now called the New Oak. It now serves food. It is still a traditional public house which is well established within the local community. Inside you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere. Sky Sports is available. The pub was opened in March 1961 to replace the original pre-fabricated building adjacent (opened Sept 1950) which was Hollingbury Library. The rear function room has fine prospects over the South Downs.
- New Unity Pub
52 London Road
The former Branch Tavern has re-opened as the New Unity Pub with a Sports Bar theme, having undergone a total refurb inside and out, designed to appeal to a new, younger clientèle. It has a contemporary interior with bare walls behind the new bar, graffiti murals on the rear wall and quarter height corrugated panels throughout and bare floor boards. There are large TV screens on the walls with smaller ones by the tall tables. There is another bar upstairs with a slightly more restrained interior decor and comfortable seats. Craft beers are from the Laine Brew Co. with 6 different beers plus lager, cider (Symonds) and Guinness. Food consists of Hot Dogs sourced from the Brighton Sausage Co. Free Wifi is available too.
- North Laine Brewhouse
27 Gloucester Place
Back to basics massive brew pub housing the Laine Brewery which can be seen on a higher level behind the bar counter. It is not unusual to be served at the bar by one of the brewers. 3 real ales available on handpump - often 2 from the brewery and 1 guest. Quiz night Wednesday. Brewery tours available - see website.
- Old Ship Hotel
31 to 38 Kings Road
Bar in the Old Ship Hotel - needs to be checked for further information
- Open House
146 Springfield Road
A large, stylish pub located next to London Road station, The Open House features three separate inside areas, plus an upstairs function room – not to mention one of the largest and most attractive beer gardens in Brighton. The food, served every day, is a particular highlight and while the pub is child-friendly during the day, they have occasional DJs, live music and improvisational comedy. Locally produced artwork from the likes of the Fiveways Artists group adorns the downstairs walls, while the function area, known as the Play Room, plays host to a variety of visual and performance arts and is also available for private hire.
- Park Crescent
39 Park Crescent Terrace
The Park Crescent is a proper local pub tucked away between Lewes Road and Upper Lewes Road, just north of the Level in Brighton. The pub is independently operated by Rachel and James, familiar faces behind the bars of Brighton with over 25 years of serving beers to Brightonians between them!
- Park View
71 Preston Drove
A stone's throw from Preston Park with a range of beers, craft ales speciality drinks. Food served at all times. Major refurbishment Mar 2019.
49 Gloucester Road
For a long time virtually a Thai restaurant, The Pond was relaunched in late March 2017 selling a range of up to 3 handpumped cask ales and up to 12 keg beers. The food offerings include Taiwanese street food and traditional Sunday roasts.
- Post & Telegraph
155-158 North Street
Wetherspoons pub in the centre of Brighton in what was once the offices of the Post and Telegraph newspapers.
- Preston Brewery Tap
197 Preston Road
Corner pub near Preston Park and Preston Park Station. September - pub closed and repossessed by freeholder. Nov 2019 - now open again - new website coming soon Takeaway service available.
- Preston Park Tavern
88 Havelock Road
The Preston Park Tavern is a relaxed, contemporary pub serving great food and drink in informal yet sophisticated surroundings. Formerly a Kemp Town Brewery pub, named the Preston Park Hotel (see photo). Now part of the Indigo Pub Co group.
- Prestonville Arms
64 Hamilton Road
Friendly, popular locals’ pub in a backstreet residential area on a narrow steeply sloping corner site. Not a location you’d pass by chance but worth seeking out. Large horseshoe shaped bar with wooden floor. Changing displays by local artists on mezzanine floor level. Other walls adorned with old prints many of old Brighton and half panelled. Quiz night on 1st Tues in month. Live music sometimes at the weekend. Kitchen is by Munkeechops - see https://munkeechops.com/ for details.
- Prince Albert
48 Trafalgar Street
Large Victorian free house with a number of rooms off the main bar. Built as a hotel to serve the nearby Brighton railway station. It has six constantly used hand pumps, mainly serving beers from local breweries, with guest beers from further afield. It serves office workers during the day and a mixed clientele in the evening. Live music or a DJ every night. Famous for the kissing policeman Banksy on the pub wall. Particularly prominent CAMRA posters for real cider and perry and lists of those on sale. In summer 2019 the kitchen facility was withdrawn and its space now used as a green room for visiting bands. The pub encourages customers to bring in food from local establishments or arrange meal deliveries. Outdoor seating on benches at the front. Open 12 noon to 12.30 am on Bank Holidays.
- Prince George
5 Trafalgar Street
Close to many London Road bus routes, this pub has several cosy drinking areas off the main bar, which serves up to six real ales mainly from Sussex microbreweries such as 360, Gun, Firebird and Greyhound. Award winning vegetarian food is served . The outside area at the rear is heated and covered. Under 18's welcome until 7pm. Quiz night is Sunday and a DJ plays Fridays and Saturdays..
- Prince of Wales
47 Clarence Square
On the corner of Churchill Square, The Prince of Wales has been a fixture in central Brighton since it opened in 1864. Formerly it was also a hotel until an unfortunate fire caused it to be rebuilt. The perfect place for a pint while shopping or for a fun evening of Karaoke or Live Music. Now has a new games room so come in for a drink and a game of darts or play some classic board and pub games.
- Pull & Pump
1-2 Clarence Gardens
The traditional Pull and Pump pub boasts a selection of real ales, continental lagers and wines. Here you can enjoy a tasty meal with friends within a warm and intimate atmosphere. There is also a range of cocktails and tequila. Nov 2019 now serving real cider
- Pump House
46 Market Street
Historic pub in the Lanes area and part of the Nicholsons chain. A board in the bar reveals the building was bought by a Miss Elliot in 1766 and was first recorded as a pub in 1776. The name derives from an old timber pier with pump house used to pump seawater ashore for bathing in the 18th century. Three guest beers are drawn from a seasonal selection of about 30. Cider is Westons Old Rosie. Separate restaurant/function room upstairs.
12-13 North Street
Originally opened in 1864 The Quadrant has been serving the thirsty for over 150 years. The building is Grade II listed and it is without doubt one of Brighton’s most visually attractive pubs. Located next to the Clock Tower at the crossroads of the city’s busiest streets, it forms a focal point for those wishing to escape the bustle of town and relax with a pint or two... Now changed hands again and independently owner and serving Unbarred beers
- Queen's Head
69 Queens Road
The Queens Head has a good draught beer and cider range, with not only a choice of local ales but rarities like wheat beers Blue Moon and Grolsch Weizen, Cobra on tap and Czech brew Zatec. Big screens at both ends of the bar for major sporting events. Lee's Gourmet Burger menu served. Occasional live music.
- Queensbury Arms
Previously known as The Hole in the Wall and named after the Marquess of Queensberry, the Queensbury Arms is reputed to be Brighton's smallest pub. Tucked just off the seafront, it offers a cosy, friendly atmosphere in which to enjoy a drink. Nov 2020 - pub reported to be up for sale.
- Railway Bell
26-28 Surrey Street
Situated just outside Brighton Railway Station, The Railway Bell is a warm and friendly community pub offering a range of wines and real ales as well as sandwiches, ciabattas and coffee. The Railway Bell has been fully refurbished and provides an afternoon respite from the busy work day and a great night out on the town for local and visiting party goers. The Railway Bell also has a secret garden at the back of the pub, up to date train times and shows all sporting action. They cater for all types of functions. Ross and his team will go out of their way to make your visit an enjoyable one, help with any questions and queries and give you a real Railway Bell welcome!
- Regency Tavern
32-34 Russell Square
One of Brighton’s best-known pubs, the Grade II listed Regency Tavern was originally three separate houses, built in the late 1820s as part of the Regency Square development. One of the houses was a beer shop in the 1830s. The beer shop became Regency Tavern in 1855. The pub extended across all three houses only in 1938. Harking back to the splendour and glamour of Regency Brighton, the pub is richly decorated with fine furnishings, cherubs, painting and ornate mirrors. Even the gents and ladies’ lavatories get in on the act with their sparkling walls and mirror balls. Pub quiz every Wednesday from 8pm & Open Mic every Thursday from 8pm plus live entertainment on stage every Saturday from 9pm.
114 Western Road
Aug 2016 reborn as The Revelator - a Southern USA style bar. Features a tap wall dispensing craft ales and a focus on bourbons. Don't know if they still serve real ale!
- Robin Hood
3 Norfolk Place
A cosy, relaxed and welcoming pub. Board games and Wii are available to play. Hand made pizzas are always available.
- Rottingdean Lounge Bar
89 High Street, Rottingdean
Former Rottingdean Club, now run as a public house since 2020. Large garden. Check with venue for food times.
- Round Georges
14 Sutherland Road
Set in lively Kemp Town, just 10 minutes from Brighton's iconic sea front. The Round Georges is passionate about local produce. They offer a wide selection of local ales, the perfect partner to a meal from their locally sourced menu. Live football coverage. Covered garden heated for youryear long enjoyment. The Round Georges has a function room with outdoor seating available for private events. They also use this space to host local artists' work.
100 Ditchling Road
Nov 2018 - reopened again and reverted to its original name. Four handpumps serving local real ales. Vegan food offering.
- Royal Sovereign
66 Preston Street
The Royal Sovereign Is a popular freehouse. Five handpumps dispense 4 real ales and one cider with an emphasis on craft beers now. Food offering is from Flank, a local enterprise using fresh local seasonal ingredients. A traditional pub roast is served every Sunday, along with pub snacks all week.
Aug 2018 Partially re-opened in August as The Ruby. Sports bar with Indian food. Now serving real ale.
- Saint George's
33 Sudeley Street
A cosy, relaxed, pub tucked away behind Kemp Town village. Stuffed full of memorabilia.. A selection of well-kept ale is served on rotation, as well as roasts each Sunday. Smokers are kept warm in the 70-seater beer garden at the rear. Children are welcome until 8pm, and baby changing facilities are provided - alongside colouring books and board games. NHS discounts for hospital workers all day every day.
- Saint James
16 Madeira Place
Victorian corner pub on St James Street with an old interior, bare wooden floor covered in black pitch and an old real fireplace at the back with 3 real ales on offer plus an amazing selection of rums (80 at the last count). Also has a kitchen specialising in Thai food.
- Saltdean Tavern
Saltdean Park Road
Carvery/pizza restaurant serving real ale.
- Setting Sun
1 Windmill Street
The Setting Sun is perched right on top of a hill on the border of Hanover and Kemp Town. The inside is pleasant but the pub’s real pulling power is it’s garden, which has sweeping views across Brighton & Hove. Re-opened April 2019 with new licensees, following major refurbishment. New menu served from overhauled kitchen, enhancements to garden and new toilets, 2 cask ales.
- Seven Stars
27 Ship Street
Historic pub in the Lanes close to seafront and pier. Licensed since 1535, current building is Victorian style and Grade II listed. Now operated by Indigo with three changing Sussex real ales. Back bar specialises in spirits, especially gin. Kitchen is by Little Blue Smokehouse.
- Shakespeare's Head
1 Chatham Place
Cosy pub close to Seven Dials with three outside area. Menu is mainly sausage based + Sunday roast. Ale selection local based.
- Shortt's Bar Brighton
46 St James's Street
Traditional pub with a modern twist .New decor, huge sunny beer garden, new stage area for Djs , musicians & performance inside too. Food provided by Kuki’s Tandoori bringing unique genuine Indian street food all week day & night.
76 Ditchling Rise
Beautifully refurbished – the Signalman combines the bustle and verve of a station pub with the friendliness and comfort of a traditional inn. Run by Tom and Hari, along with their sociable team, they’ll be pleased to make your acquaintance and welcome you in. Whatever your tipple, you’ll find it superior at the Signalman. Choose from a large selection of delightful, well kept local ales, quality lagers, and an assortment of draught and bottled ciders. Sit and relax in our enclosed garden, indulge with a Mulled Wine while warming yourselves in one of our sought after heated booths.
- Sir Charles Napier
50 Southover Street
A splendid Victorian corner local where little has changed over past decades. Although a single bar pub it naturally divides into two areas to suit most tastes. A good mixed clientele comes here for food, a good range is served, beer, a game of cribbage or just a chat. The regular Sunday night quiz is well supported and various other events take place. The landlord is a winner of Fullers Master Cellarmanship Award.
- Spanish Lady
4 Longridge Avenue
Family and dog friendly pub, refurbished in 2014. With large screens showing all the big games, its a popular pub with sport fans.
Withdean Stadium, Tongdean Lane
Former Crown Carvery at the Withdean Stadium now converted to Stonehouse Pizza and Carvery. Craft ales in can/bottle and keg Brewdog beer and also Harveys and Doombar on draught.
- Station Hotel
1 Hampstead Road
Traditional back-street local overlooking Preston Park railway station with panoramic views across Brighton, offering a good range of regularly changing beers. Quiz night is Thursday and live music plays on Saturday evening, with various other events throughout the year. 3 ensuite rooms - accommodation only, no breakfast.
33-34 East Street
The Sussex is a conveniently located, traditional British pub in Brighton city centre. The range of drinks includes cask ale and an extensive wine list as well as a range of soft drinks and coffees. A former Taylor Walker branded pub offering classics such as hand battered cod, chips and mushy or garden peas, traditional British recipe bangers & mash or a roast of the day seven days a week. Pub food is freshly prepared and includes all the British favourites. Also offered is a range of sandwiches and jacket potatoes.
- Sussex Yeoman
7 Guildford Road
Close to Brighton Station and with a reputation for good food
- Tempest Inn
159-161 Kings Road Arches
Former Life nightclub on the seafront now a Laine Pub Company bar, consisting of a dozen interlinked caves under the arches with a large room above with windows giving a panoramic sea view. Fresh local seafood from The Crab Claw The bar stocks a range of craft beer. Open 10am - 6am Fri/Sat in summer.
- Temple Bar
121 Western Road
The new look Temple Bar houses a young and vibrant crowd who know their drink, love their food and demand good music. There’s a discerning yet warm atmosphere in this contemporary drinking den where you can simply step off the street to enjoy Staropramen 'brewery fresh' tank beer served straight from the brew tanks displayed as you walk into the bar. The award winning LUCKY BEACH crew are in charge of the kitchen, they serve up local, & organic sustainable food. The fish is landed locally here in Brighton and delivered each morning so occasionally we might change the menu depending on availability. Chicken and pork is all local and free-range . All perfectly complements the huge selection of real ale and craft beers that fill the signature island bar. Upstairs has been completely transformed and boasts a number of uniquely styled booths that can easily become base camp for the evening. Each is thoughtfully designed and as perfect for a quiet drink as they are for a group night out. And don’t forget to check out the toilets - we don’t know any pub that can claim to have the most stylish toilets in Brighton.
- Thomas Kemp
8 St George's Road
The Thomas Kemp boasts a rather different character to most pubs, with old maps on the wall and even a full suit of armour in the corner. There's a sun-trap beer garden to the rear, while windows at front and back are thrown wide open during summer.
- Three Jolly Butchers
59 North Road
The Three Jolly Butchers pub is located in central Brighton, close to Brighton Station and in the North Laine quarter. They are a traditional cosy friendly pub, serving a wide range of ales, beers, wines and interesting spirits and a selection of pub grub.
- UnBarred Brewery & Taproom
19-23 Elder Place
New venue opened Oct 2018. Four handpumps dispense Holler Beers with keg and cans also available, to drink in or take away. Real cider from Ascension. Pizzas can be delivered from Fatto a Mano. Available for private functions on Mondays and Tuesdays. Aug 2019 - being renames the UnBarred Brewery & Taproom as the head brewer at Holler has left and the Holler Directors have joined forces with UnBarred. Due to be refurbished and with the addition of a secret garden so may be closed for a while. Relaunch weekend of 23rd - 25th Aug.
- Verdict Cafe Bar & Club
159 Edward Street
Café, bar and jazz club. Advertised hours are normal hours, but also open later for events.
- Victory Inn
6 Duke Street
Situated in the heart of the Lanes, this is one of the city's oldest pubs and part of the Laines Pub Co group. There are three regularly changing local ales. Vegetarian food is available and families are welcome. DJ on Friday evening from 9pm. Additional seating is available in the upstairs bar. Thatchers Heritage and Cheddar Valley ciders are generally available. Nov 2019 - no longer offers Camra discount
129 Islingword Road
Former Horse and Groom pub. Closed Feb 2015 - believed due for conversion to residential use. Jan 2016 - reopened as a café bar selling bottled beers - no real ale. Aug 2016 - now called Village. Jul 2017 - now has real ale - 2 casks behind the bar with gravity dispense.
- Waggon & Horses
109 Church Street
A short walk from the Royal Pavilion, this lively pub is very close to several of the city's most popular theatres, music and comedy venues. The central location and late opening on Friday and Saturday nights attracts younger pub goers, but the music played is not overpowering and the atmosphere remains unpretentious. There is a patio at the front from which to watch the world go by on a Summer evening. Recently refurbished. Also sells an excellent range of single malts, whisky, whiskey, bourbon and rum.
10 Ship Street
Multi-level venue. Pub on ground floor with open fire, snug and booths, restaurant upstairs, two level roof terrace/garden, and in the basement The Underbelly music venue.
53 Elm Grove
The Wellington is a traditional pub that serves a fine assortment of beers, wines and spirits. Here you can unwind with a refreshing drink in the beer garden on those rare sunny days. Lively darts and quiz nights. Nov 2019 - now serving real cider
- West Beach Bar & Kitchen
Lower Kings Road
0330 800 1360
Bar/restaurant on the seafront next to the British Airways i360 tower attraction. Contemporary styling inside with an interior designed by award winning Marks Barfield Architects and a backdrop of local art, including a sensational large-scale piece by local neon artist Andy Doig with outdoor seating by the seafront. Extensive food menu is on offer. The bar serves delicious cocktails and a range of locally sourced drinks including Nyetimber award-winning sparkling wine, Harvey’s Brewery ales, Brighton Gin and Wobblegate juices. Outside during the summer months there is a Harvey's Hubb beer wall. Bank Holiday Sundays have Fri/Sat opening hours.
- West Hill Tavern
67 Buckingham Place
Corner pub up the hill halfway between Brighton Station and Seven Dials. Recently refurbished (Apr 2017) and new licensees. A proper local boozer with a family at the helm - lovingly restored in the heart of Brighton, just 2 minutes walk from the station. They serve a small menu of burgers, scampi & chips, slow-cooked meats, pub snacks, vegetarian treats and a Sunday roast - alongside local ales from S.I.B.A (Society of Independent Breweries), selected wines, craft beers, not so crafty beers.
- West Quay
Old Jacksons Wharf
Ex-Scottish & Newcastle pub formerly known as Jackson's Wharf, taken over by Wetherspoon's in 2004. It is built out over the Marina, offering harbourside views from all four bars on both levels. There are seated balcony areas, too, which also serve as smoking areas. Local micro-breweries are favoured and there is a pleasant traditional feel in the wood-panelled bar areas with their plain wooden chairs, benches and tables. Weston's Old Rosie cider is available.
11 Cranbourne Street
Pub next to Churchill Square in the centre of Brighton. Refurbished and with a name change in 2015. Now a western themed pub with an Eastern European vibe!
- William The Fourth
4 Church Street
The William IV is a traditional style pub offering pub grub and impressive drinks in a relaxing and friendly environment. In winter, they have a lovely roaring fire. August 2017 - pub reopened following a major refit.
69 Upper North Street
Now run by Ian Lucas. The Windmill is a cozy family friendly pub just a stone throw away from the centre of Brighton. Boasting a South facing Sun Terrace that catches the sun (When it’s out) all day long!
- World's End
60-61 London Road
Under new management from the end of 2017 and an extensive refurbishment featuring 4 Virtual Reality Booths in the downstairs bar and a 10 person Race Track in the upstairs Arcade Bar this pub is very much aimed at the younger pub going public, with 2 Cask Ales, 3 still Ciders and 6 Craft Beer lines. Food is from Kitchen-Killer Bites. There are frequent DJ events, plus a popular weekly quiz, retro table-top machines and a variety of board games are also available to enjoy while you embrace the daily drink promos. For the summer days, there is also seating situated both out the front and back of the pub.
- Admiral 2-6 Elm Grove Brighton BN2 3DD moc.liamg@esuohelalarimda(01273) 691028
- Burgess Hill
Beefeater Grill with adjacent Premier Inn
- Block & Gasket
23 Church Rd
The Block & Gasket, formerly the Jacob’s Post, is in the town centre of Burgess Hill. Lunchtimes offer some of the best deals in town, in a comfy, traditional (yet trendy) setting. Throughout the week, SKY Sports and ESPN are played on our plasma TVs, both inside and out, or on one of our big screens, creating a real match-day atmosphere. If you’re looking for a party, then Thursday, Friday or Saturday night sees us as the place to be, with our 300-capacity venue regularly filled.
- Burgess Hill Constitutional Club
1-3 Cyprus Road
The Burgess Hill Constitutional Club was established in Burgess Hill, having been founded in 1964 as The Mid Sussex Conservative Club. Originally, members met in The Railway Pub but subsequently moved in to rooms above The Old Police Station (now LloydsTSB Bank) in Church Road. In 1970 the club moved to it's present location in Cyprus Road. The club changed to the new name in 2017. Burgess Hill Constitutional club is a private members club. We have a variety of entertainment, sports and social events. Guests of members are also welcome. The Burgess Hill Constitutional Club welcomes children at any time but please note the club can get very busy on a Saturday evening.A well stocked bar offers a tipple for everyone. From a modest selection of real ales, some of which are brewed locally, to a fine choice of malt whiskies.
23 West Street
Sports TV orientated pub
- Oak Barn Bar & Restaurant
Part of the Burgess Hill Golf Academy complex. This original 250 year old barn boasts oak floors, old Sussex sandstone, several authentic wagon wheel chandeliers, an inglenook fireplace plus an upstairs gallery where diners can overlook the restaurant. Open to all as a bar as well as a restaurant. Extensive outside eating/drinking area, some of which is covered.
129 Station Road
Family orientated locals pub
- Quench Bar & Kitchen
2-4 Church Road
Quench Bar & Kitchen is located in central Burgess Hill and features a contemporary bar, packed with quality spirits, lagers, fine wines and non-alcoholic drinks. They also serve a range of teas and Italian espressos - the perfect way to unwind, celebrate or just spend time with friends.
The Railway is situated on station road opposite Burgess Hill station. Recently refurbished to a very high standard, the Railway offers something for everyone. A light bite at lunch, relaxed dining in the evening, live music at weekends (check listings in the pub), a quiet drink after a busy day at work and a great place to meet up with friends and enjoy excellent service.
- Six Gold Martlets
49-51 Church Walk
Shop unit conversion in the centre of Burgess Hill.
- Top House
Surrounded by large beer gardens, the Top House has been refurbished and changed its name to the Burgess Hill Inn. Now serving 4 real ales and a real cider as well as a range of craft beers. Afternoon teas served from 2-5 Mon - Sat. Sunday roasts. Jan 2020 - Now owned by Greene King and reverted to its former name - Top House. Does not yet appear on Greene King's pub finder, so no new contact details yet.
- Watermill Inn
1 Leylands Road
This community local opened around 1850 in the Worlds End area, and was named after the local Valebridge water mill (now defunct). The popular pub tends to get busy on Thursday night when a quiz is held. The enclosed garden provides a safe space for families. Thatchers Heritage is the real cider; the guest beer will be stronger than the two regular brews.
134 Leylands Rd
Tony & Sarah would like to welcome you to The Windmill. Situated on the outskirts of Burgess Hill we are a friendly family run local pub where everyone is welcome. Pop in for a quick drink or spend the whole day with the family. We are a traditional community pub with a selection of quality well kept real ales. We also have a large selection of lager and soft drinks. Inside the pub, we have a pool table and darts board as well as a seating area around the open fire which is used every winter. We have baby change facilities, high chairs and a small selection of toys to keep the little ones entertained! Outside we have a large secure garden with a fantastic play area that has safety flooring. There is a large covered decked area and a patio for our all year round BBQ's
Burgess Hill’s best kept secret, a country pub which was formerly West End farmhouse which in part, dates back to 1621. (There are records of a property on the same site called Floods Hatch that date back to 1588). There is a restaurant area within the Sussex Barn that extends from the farmhouse, which is cosy and comfortable with its eclectic collection of tables and chairs. Food is served throughout the pub and garden and is prepared fresh every day. The suppliers are all locally based. Their details can be found on the menus or under the ‘Our Partners’ tab on the web site. Last food orders half an hour before the times shown.
- Acorn Charles Avenue Burgess Hill RH15 9TQ (01444) 237724
- Chailey Green
- Five Bells
East Grinstead Road
Country pub on the A275 between Lewes and East Grinstead. Popular with car enthusiasts. Three gardens with a smoking area to the front of the pub. Timber fronted bar with carved moulded pilasters separating the shelving areas on the gantry. Mixture of tiled and timber floors. Look out for the brass wall lanterns and the picture supposedly signed by Picasso. No food available on Mondays. Beware Sat Navs can misdirect you to a farm lane! - pub is located on the A275.
- Five Bells East Grinstead Road Chailey Green BN8 4DA moc.liamg@yeliahcsllebevifeht(01825) 722259
- Jack & Jill Inn
The Jack and Jill Inn is a family-run pub situated in the picturesque Sussex countryside, just 8 miles from Brighton and overlooked by the famous Jack and Jill windmills. Located at the foot of the South Downs, next to historic Clayton and just three miles from the Hickstead showground, the pub has many local attractions. Run by the Harman family since 1970 as a traditional English public house, the Jack and Jill offers a warm welcome, recently refurbished en-suite accommodation and home cooked meals, which can be taken by log fires in the winter or in extensive gardens throughout the summer. We are proud to serve locally sourced food, including fresh fish from the nearby Sussex coast; locally reared livestock; Sussex cheeses, herbs and salads from our own gardens and eggs from our own free range poultry. A constantly changing selection of Real Ales from all over the U.K. includes choices from small independent breweries as well as the more recognised names.
- Jack & Jill Inn Brighton Road Clayton BN6 9PD ku.oc.liamtoh@3namrahluap(01273) 843595
- Rainbow Pub & Carvery
Resting Oak Hill
This historic country pub and restaurant has had a somewhat chequered existence over the last few years. Now in the ownership of Revived Inns it will hopefully have a more secure future. The Rainbow lies about twenty minutes drive from Brighton and Hove and just a few minutes north of the county town of Lewes on the A275. The pub has a cosy, warm and inviting atmosphere with the emphasis on food, but also catering for those who just want a drink. The spring and summer months will see weekend barbecues and a small marquee will be available for private functions.
- Rainbow Pub & Carvery Resting Oak Hill Cooksbridge BN8 4SS ku.oc.egdirbskoocwobniar@sgnikoob(01273) 400134
- Rose & Crown
Family run bar and restaurant serving modern British food with a selection of wines, ales, keg beer and lagers from local breweries and suppliers. Dog and hiker friendly. Large rear garden featuring its own bar and pizza oven in the summer months.Food also served 9 - 11 am on Sat/Sun.
Set in the heart of Cuckfield village, The Talbot has a range of Lunch, Bar & Dinner Menus & a traditional Sunday Lunch. Add to this an extensive Wine List, regional Ales & relaxed atmosphere & there is no better place to entertain friends, family or colleagues.
- Wheatsheaf Inn
The nineteenth century Wheatsheaf Inn is situated on the B2184 on the edge of the historic village of Cuckfield. The bar and lounge area is spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated. The walls are adorned with wonderful old prints of Cuckfield in days gone by and are of great interest to the locals. The very attractive Bar offers an excellent range of Real Ales and a good selection of fine Wines.
- White Harte
A traditional pub found in the charming village of Cuckfield. We serve home cooked food on Tuesday through to Sunday, we also serve authentic Thai meals in the evenings from Monday through to Saturday. The team provide a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome. We look forward to greeting you soon and looking after you as you enjoy everything the White Harte has to offer.
- Rose & Crown London Road Cuckfield RH17 5BS ku.oc.dleifkcucnworcdnaesor@ofni(01444) 414217
- Flying Fish
Tucked away in the small village of Denton, this 17th century whitewashed inn is extremely popular with cyclists, thirsty walkers from the South Downs and French tourists fresh from the ferry at Newhaven. A rambling grapevine, wooden shutters and award-winning hanging baskets provide a colourful welcome to visitors who will not be disappointed with the inn’s cosy open fires, oak beams, hops and church pews. Apart from Denton residents, regular visitors to the pub include local cricket teams, quizzers and classic motorbike enthusiasts and dogs are always welcome. The pub boasts a large, secluded garden with decked area and visitors who cannot bear to leave can always stay at the cosy pub cottage next door.
- Flying Fish Denton Road Denton BN9 0QB (01273) 515440
The Bull is a stylishly-converted British pub at the heart of Ditchling village. Inside the South Downs National Park, yet only 15 minutes from Brighton and the sea. Favoured by locals and travellers alike, the pub offers a warm and vibrant atmosphere most evenings and weekends and four individually-designed guest rooms. Low timber beams, open fires and deep leather sofas make a cosy retreat on chillier days; in the Summer, there’s a terrace to enjoy and a large garden with a play area and views of the Downs. Families are welcome, there’s plenty of parking and dogs are allowed. Now the brewery tap for Bedlam Brewery. Now also serving breakfasts all week 8 - 10.30
- White Horse
16 West Street
Situated in the beautifully picturesque and historical village of Ditchling The White Horse offers a wonderful place to eat, sleep and drink. With accommodation the White Horse can cater for weddings, birthdays or just the one night stop over whilst walking the beautiful South Downs Way. Built in the early 12th Century The White Horse was a favoured resting point for travellers and smugglers alike. With its network of interconnecting tunnels in the pubs cellar it was thought that these were used for smuggling goods arriving from overseas with various networks across the whole village.
- Bull High Street Ditchling BN6 8TA moc.gnilhctidllubeht@ofni(01273) 843147
- East Chiltington
- Jolly Sportsman
Food orientated pub. The bar area which covers most of the original ground floor was once a Victorian alehouse and is very cosy with its log fire in winter. In summer months, guests can sit back and unwind on the terrace with its heady scent of jasmine, or the colourful garden with its panoramic views of the South Downs. Closed Mons except bank holidays.
- Jolly Sportsman Chapel Lane East Chiltington BN7 3BA (01273) 890400
- Exceat Bridge
- Cuckmere Inn
With panoramic views over National Trust marshlands, the Cuckmere Inn is a magnet for ramblers on the area's many trails. It has lovely gardens and an attractive gated entrance by the Exceat Bridge over the River Cuckmere. Formerly the Golden Galleon.
- Cuckmere Inn Exceat Bridge Exceat Bridge BN25 4AB (01323) 892247
- Amex Stadium
Bars at Brighton and Hove Albion's football ground. Opening hours stated are for Dick's Bar and depend on whether or not matches are on - see website for details. Dick's Bar is situated next to the Club Shop behind the North Stand. Concourse bars are only open on match days and access is only for ticket holders. No under-16s admitted to Dick's Bar on match days.
- Swan Inn
Cosy, traditional, family-run free house in a village close to the universities. There are three bars, including a narrow public bar. The pub is over 100 years old and the walls are adorned with antique adverts and pictures of the village in days past. Food is available at lunchtimes and some evenings. Being close to the Amex stadium, the pub is very busy on Brighton match days when only home fans may be admitted and there is no parking available. Closed Mondays except match days. Local CAMRA Country/Village Pub of the Year 2018
- Amex Stadium Village Way Falmer BN1 9BL ku.oc.cfahb@secivresremotsuc(01273) 878288
- Ram Inn
This village local acted as a court house until the 19th century and retains many early features including the tiled floor around the bar area, bench seating and bay windows from the 1930s. Toad in the hole is still played on a very old board in the low-ceilinged games room. The focus is now on food (booking for meals recommended), but there is still a good pub vibe at the bar, attracting visitors, locals and walkers on the South Downs Way. Westons perry is usually available. The pub is situated close to the Burning Sky Brewery and one of their beers is often available. Also near the Charleston Farmhouse, home to Vanessa Bell and a favourite haunt of the Bloomsbury Group.Letting rooms are usually sold out during the Glyndebourne Festival (mid-May to end of Aug).
- Ram Inn The Street Firle BN8 6NS ku.oc.nnimar@reganam(01273) 858222
- Shepherd & Dog
Situated in a picturesque location at the foot of the South Downs with a small stream flowing through the spacious garden. The pub itself comprises a large traditionally styled room with low beams, plenty of tables, and a patio area. This is the main outlet for the excellent Downlands brewery and at least three of their beers are usually available as well as a changing selection of guest ales. Good, locally sourced food is available daily. Walkers and dogs are welcome. Garden bar available in good weather. Regular beer and cider festivals..
- Shepherd & Dog The Street Fulking BN5 9LU (01273) 857382
- Goddards Green
Goddards Green, in the heart of West Sussex, close to Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint and Burgess Hill, boasts the Sportsman public house, home of great cuisine and Casque Mark Ales. Formerly, two pubs, the Magpie and the Sportsman, the buildings were knocked through into one. This establishment dates from about 1800, when it was recorded as a ‘beer house’.
- Sportsman Gatehouse Lane Goddards Green BN6 9LQ moc.bupnamstropseht@tae(01444) 233460
- Duke of York
Situated on the "Old" London Road, this house used to be on the main Brighton to London road until a new bypass relieved this lovely village of constant traffic. Nowadays, the "Duke" is at the heart of Sayers Common, an area named after a local hero, one Tom Sayer, a well renowned bare knuckle fighter! Reported closed and boarded up - April 2018 - future unknown. Re-opened Dec 2019 under new management.
- Friars Oak
The Friar's Oak, a pub in Hassocks with rural charm and rustic character by the bucketload. A perfect retreat if you find yourself near Burgess Hill, Hurstpierpoint or Keymer.
- Hassocks Hotel
The Hassocks Hotel is a friendly family run pub located in the heart of Sussex in the village of Hassocks, close to the picturesque South Downs. With a large garden, with a childrens' play area, it offers good food and a sociable atmosphere. With a fully refurbished function room, set to the side of the pub, it can offer conferencing facilities as well as a wedding venue.
- Keymer & Hassocks Sports & Social Club
Adastra Hall, Keymer Road
Keymer & Hassocks Sports & Social Club is a members only club based in Adastra Park. Founded in 1922, the club features an award winning bar, a busy events calendar, some of the best snooker and pool facilities in Mid Sussex, free wireless internet, 2×50″ HD television sets showing all major sporting events and even a dart board. Camra members welcome. Occasional beer festivals held.
- Duke of York London Road Hassocks BN6 9HY moc.liamg@nommocsreyasekudeht(01273) 832262
- Haywards Heath
- Burrell Arms
Situated by Commercial Square close by the railway station, The Burrell Arms offers 4 real ales. Sports events live on large screen TV throughout the pub. Large beer garden to the rear. Varied food menu featuring pub classics and everything in between to Sunday roasts.
- Fox & Hounds
Large pub in Fox Village on the outskirts of Haywards Heath, now operated by Ember Inns
- Heath Tavern
47 Sussex Road
Located on the southern Ditchling road, this light and airy community local has just been refurbished. A 20 minute walk from the station and five minutes from the High Street. The Heath manages to maintain a cosy, snug bar area for anyone looking for a quiet pint as well as space for watching sporting events in the back bar area.
- Jeremy's Restaurant
Borde Hill Gardens, Balcombe Road
Bar area of Jeremy's Restaurant within the Borde Hill Gardens complex. Serves Harveys Sussex on gravity.
- Lockhart Tavern
41 The Broadway
New pub opened November 2016. This pub serves 6 real ales. Situated in an area rich with bars and restaurants, this pub consists of a sizable front bar equipped with marble-topped high tables also featuring parquet and decorative tile flooring. Behind this bar, set at a lower level is a dining room which usually serves food until 10pm.
- Savannah Cafe Bar
44-46 The Broadway
Contemporary cafe bar with matching décor with outside seating on The Broadway, featuring sports TV screens and food served throughout much of the day. Two real ales available from local Sussex breweries. Special offers on food & drink. Special events on Thursdays. Bookings available for private hire Monday to Wednesday.
1 The Broadway
The Star is a great value local situated on the Broadway. Value for money pricing on drinks and food make the Star a great traditional place to visit for lunch or in the evening. Sky sports is available for all your sporting needs & at weekends we have the best atmosphere in town, a great place to meet up with friends and enjoy excellent service.
- Burrell Arms Commercial Square Haywards Heath RH16 1EA firstname.lastname@example.org(01444) 453214
- George Hotel
The George in Henfield, is a late 16th-century building with a dragon beam, and an original window at the rear. A large selection of fine wines is complimented with traditional beers and lagers. Cockfighting was prominent at the George in the 1790's. On the 9 May 1980 the building was given a Grade II Listed classification.
- Old Railway
Upper Station Road
The Cat And Canary is a small family run country pub, located in West Sussex. They serve a great selection of wines, draught beers and spirits for your enjoyment, along with a lovely range of soft drinks for those non-drinkers, drivers and children. The helpful staff only adds to the warm and cosy atmosphere on hand. The large beer garden is a peaceful , beautiful place to relax with a nice refreshing drink in the summer months, dogs are welcome too ! Disabled access and friendly staff are on hand throughout the pubs premises, making it easy accessible for all Now under new ownership and renamed the Old Railway.
- Plough of Henfield
A busy pub in the centre of the village, the Plough has a comfortable single-bar layout with a separate restaurant area leading to a patio at the rear. An old photograph shows the pub as a Tamplins house, serving beer from the wood. The restaurant is currently closed but reopens on the 9th September 2020.
- White Hart
Henfield’s historic White Hart dates from the 17th century and is a classic oak-beamed pub with a wealth of detail that will delight lovers of genuine English architecture. A large inglenook fireplace crackles gently through winter evenings, giving an instant welcome and the low beams and candlelit dining rooms lend a real warmth to this friendly and relaxed ‘local’ on Henfield’s attractive High Street and only a few miles from the stunning South Downs. On sunnier days you can enjoy eating and drinking al fresco in the pretty walled garden. Landlord Gyles Culver, his wife Mo and son and daughter Will and Katy welcome you to this ancient haven of award winning ales, fine wines and carefully sourced seasonal dishes from around the world making the White Hart the perfect location for eating out in West Sussex. In the colder winter months, our huge inglenook fireplace will warm you whilst you sip on a pint of Badger’s finest ale. We welcome you to sit at one of our old pine tables and watch the flames whilst the rain falls outside.
- George Hotel High Street Henfield BN5 9DB ku.oc.dleifnehletohegroeg@sgnikoob(01273) 492296
- Ancient Mariner
59 Rutland Road
Large corner pub in the Poet's Corner area of Hove. Heated beer garden to the rear and decked seating to the front. 4 handpumps - 2 serving real ale + 6 keg taps. Claims to be a craft ale destination.
- Bees Mouth
10 Western Road
Lively events led bar with a wide selection of international bottled beers and craft ale but also serving two real ales. Check the webpage and facebook for upcoming events.
- Better Half
1 Hove Place
One of the oldest pubs in Hove, a stones throw from the beach. June 2015 - changed name to The Better Half.
- Bison Beer Crafthouse
57 Church Road
Bar opened late 2017 in Hove. Unsure at this stage if it serves real ale or only keg. Open for takeouts and deliveries - see website for details.
- Blind Busker
75-77 Church Road
Popular pub with various meal and drink deals. Nov 2018 - now re-opened following a refurbishment. Real ale £2.25 a pint on Tuesdays. The Blind Busker takes its name from a local man ‘Blind Harry Vowles’ who frequented the pub back in 1900’s, he and others were often seen playing accordions and other musical instruments beneath the Angel of peace statue, these folk were known as the ‘Brighton Characters’
- Bow Street Runner
62 Brunswick Street West
A small traditional pub in a side street of Hove just off of the main thoroughfare, Western Road. Run by Sue (she does all the work!) and aided by her husband Mike (most think hindered) The pub has no food, no Sky, no loud music and no gaming machines, just a pub,BLISS! They took the pub over in September 2010 and opened the 3 en-suite rooms Easter 2011. They are helped by Warren, Jon, and Maggie behind the bar and by Lisa and Beth with the housekeeping.
1-3 Holland Road
Built in the 1930s, The Brunswick is a striking building with curved bays, turret roofs and brass Crittall style windows. Much of the original panelling (the same as used in the Orient Express) has been rescued and restored, particularly in The Venue. Atmosphere and mood change as you move from the beautifully constructed sunny garden through the airy garden room to the bar (a fusion of the best of modern bar and traditional pub). Despite the high-tech sound and stage equipment, the music and arts Venue with its wood panelling, period lighting and fireplace retains a wonderfully cosy feel. Also has a range of changing craft beers.
- Cliftonville Inn
98-101 George Street
Located in the busy George Street shopping area, there are no prizes for the building or décor (former furniture store), but full marks for the pub's well-kept real ales, which include several from local microbreweries, and the number of real ciders available. There are the usual Wetherspoons promotional nights, and a good range of ales on at festivals. Locally relevant history panels adorn the walls, revealing that the pub's name refers to an old area of Hove.
48 Hove Street
“The Connaught Pub and Kitchen is a proper pub with real ales and carefully chosen wines. Add to that a great restaurant serving a British inspired menu made from the best organic meats, vegetables and the freshest locally landed fish we can find. The menu is designed to make the best use of what’s freshest and tastiest in Sussex – our Sunday roasts are already an institution. We buy all our ingredients from as close to home as we can; we don’t use produce that has been flown across the world.There is a cosy wood-burning stove to keep you warm in Winter and a gorgeous south-facing garden so you can eat and drink in the sunshine come Summer. The focus is on providing great beers, perfect food and a fantastic atmosphere to enjoy them in.”
- Coopers Cask
Coopers Cask on Farm Road is a vibrant pub that offers an extensive menu with dishes ranging between international and classic pub cuisine.
- County Ground
0844 264 0202
Bar at the Sussex County Cricket Ground in Hove. Open during matches and other events. The County Ground serves a range of Sussex ales from the North Bar (open to all ticket holders) and also in the members' only pavilion during Sussex CCC matches. It usually also serves one beer from the Sea End bar which is also a cafeteria. All beers are served on gravity.
8 Goldstone Street
Tucked away near Hove station, nestling among quiet residential streets is The Exchange pub on Goldstone Street. Over recent years, you’d be forgiven for not having noticed it, partly due to an inconspicuous location but also due to an exterior and interior that harked back to days of yore. But not anymore! Wooden floors, green and bare brick walls, industrial pendant lamps, new furniture and a revised layout has made for a very attractive new look for the place. Outside, there’s a lovely al fresco space for soaking up the sunshine.
- Farm Tavern
13 Farm Road
Under new management since 2010. Life drawing classes 7 - 9 Thursdays.
55 Boundary Road
The Foghorn micropub is on on the border between Hove and Portslade, opened in December 2018. The premises were formerly a bank and an adult learning centre. Basic wood based decor with benches and stools. Five cask beers served on gravity from a cool room behind the bar - mainly local but with guests from further afield. Three local real ciders, three keg fonts serving craft beers from around the country, and a selection of wines. Opening hours quoted include drinking-up time. Brighton & South Downs Camra Pub of the Year runner-up - Mar 2020. From 5pm on Fri 20/03/20 the pub will be closed temporarily for in-house drinking but open with reduced hours for takeaways. Open Tues - Thurs 12 - 2 and Fri - Sun 12 - 3. See Facebook/Twitter for updates.
3 Stirling Place
Since opening in 2006, this relaxed and welcoming pub, run by owner Paul Hutchison has become a much loved local and well known food destination in the heart of Hove. Dec 2019 - pub has reopened as the Winter Foragers, operated by Z&S Pubs group. Aug 2020 - pub has re-opened and reverted to its previous name
38-39 Western Road
Former Kemp Town Brewery pub with ornate exterior. One or two real ales and a very extensive cider list on handpump,in boxes and a wide selection of bottles. Upstairs area can be used as a function area, but is not completely separate. Dec 2019 - only 1 real ale and 1 cider now available - all boxes gone now.
- Garden Bar
324 Portland Road
Noble House serves a large range of beers and ales. It has comfy sofas and fire places and the largest BBQ terrace on the South Coast. Noble House is named after Sergeant Dennis Noble who was shot down over Hove during the Battle of Britain. Aged just 20, Sgt Noble had only been on active duty for 27 days before his Hurricane Squadron engaged a large number of German bombers and fighters in a daylight battle to try to protect the British mainland. Jan 2016 - changed it's name to the Garden Bar.
- Gather Inn
The Gather Inn overlooks Hove Lagoon with views out to sea. Drink or dine in front of panoramic windows and watch the activities of the Lagoon and seafront. The menu is focused on fresh, locally sourced, meat and seafood, with some veggie and vegan dishes too. The Gather Inn has 20 guest rooms including the brand-new 'J-Wing'. Five fresh new rooms, all en-suite with lagoon view, light dimmers and Velux windows.
- George Payne
18 Payne Avenue
Described as a Cider and Ale House serving traditional British food. Curry night Mondays Steaks Thursday. Fish Friday. Roasts Sunday. Open Mic Thursdays The pub has just won the Best Turnaround Pub at the 2013 Great British Pub Awards in London.
- George Street Tap
4-5 George Street
Former Slug and Lettuce now rebranded as the George Street Tap and selling real ale. Live sport and music venue. Decorated in a modern style with a part boarded and part tiled floor. There is a mix of high & low tables with benches, stools and retro style chairs. Behind the bar is a row of numbered keg taps identified by cask ends on the wall above.
- Ginger Pig
3 Hove Street
The Ginger Pig is a pub and restaurant with 11 en-suite letting rooms.
200 Hangleton Road
Large 1930's road house. Now sells real cider. Jan 2019 - now reopened after major refurbishment.
- Hangleton Manor
Hangleton Valley Drive
Located on the edge of Hove, The Hangleton Manor has been wonderfully restored with a gorgeous large garden, and is convenient for exploring Brighton, the South Downs and the 3 mile long wild flower haven of Shoreham beach.
- Hove Park
156 Old Shoreham Road
Large pub on the corner of Old Shoreham Road and Sackville Road
- Hove Place
35-37 First Avenue
This stylish Hove pub, with the best pub garden in the area is located just off Church Road in Hove (near Palmeria Square) and operated by local pub company Golden Lion Group. Having undergone a stylish refurbishment in March 2012, Hove Place Bistro Pub & Gardens provides a relaxed atmosphere and has a strong emphasis on great service. With an expansive and mature Italian garden to the rear and a delightful terrace to the front of the pub, Hove Place has arguably the finest outdoor space you’ll find in Brighton & Hove. The picturesque gardens are ideal for “Al Fresco” eating, whiling away an afternoon with friends or simply reading a newspaper or good book! An extensive product range centres on local ales, quality wines and speciality beers supplemented by a back bar of some 100 well known spirits . You’ll find the usual pub classics on the menu along with some wonderful bistro style dishes, all made from scratch with locally sourced quality produce. We aim to provide a vibrant and quality pub experience, casual dining with an attention to detail that makes you want to come back and generally just a great place for you to enjoy yourself and socialise!
10 Victoria Grove, Second Avenue
Bar and eatery off Church Road in Hove.
- Neptune Inn
10 Victoria Terrace
Five hand pumps serve regular favourites plus frequently changing guest ales, always in good condition. This traditional single bar pub is frequented by a regular local clientele, Live music is strongly supported with Blues and Rock every Friday and Jazz on Sunday together with monthly open mic and vinyl nights on the second and fourth Mondays. This pub is situated on the Brighton to Shoreham coast road near central Hove.
214 Nevill Road
Large roadhouse style pub to the north of Hove, close to Hangleton
- Old Albion
110 Church Road
The Albion has changed its name to the Old Albion following a major refurbishment and change of direction in 2017. Now operated by Laine Pub Co in conjunction with Enterprise Inns. More a Gin Palace than a pub, but still serving real ale and keg beers.
70-71 Cromwell Road
Historic pub close to the Hove cricket ground. Refurbished 2015 and now with 2 regular beers and 3 guests. Quiz night Thursdays at 8.30, poker night Tuesdays.
- Paris House
21 Western Road
The Paris House is a French-styled cafe-bar bringing the best of the continent to the Brighton-Hove border. They serve platters of food for sharing, French wines and a wide selection of the European beers and ciders. The building was formerly the Western Hotel, whose name still appears on the wall.
- Poets Ale & Smoke House
33 Montgomery Street
Harveys pub in the Poet's Corner area of Hove. Now reopen (May 2016) following refurbishment and change of name and management. Jul 2019 - now has three ciders on handpump.
- Seafield Inn
150 Church Road
Peter Robinson the Landlord welcomes all to this small friendly bar serving fine ales and light snacks.
- Southern Belle
3 Waterloo Street
The Iron Duke was built in 1828 in the heart of the historic Brunswick old town. It is just across the road from the beach with the City Centre just a short walk along the seafront. This historic Hove pub has a large bar on the ground floor with a micro-theatre at the back, also available to hire for private parties or meetings. There is also guest accommodation on the two upper floors comprising ten hotel rooms. 2017 changed name to Southern Belle. Food offering varies during the week with different cuisines. Sunday roasts start at 12 and continue until they run out.
100 Goldstone Villas
Large corner pub just opposite Hove railway station. Serves pizzas (2 for 1 Tueday) from an open view kitchen. Quiz night Wednesday. Argentine tango evenings. Bare-boarded throughout with 3 handpumps serving 1 regular and i changing Greene King beer and 1 guest. Has a paved garden area bordered by a north facing wall.
153 Portland Road
The Stoneham is a family-friendly pub with its own authentic pizza restaurant. It has a lovely garden, front sun terrace and a function room for parties.
17 St Catherines Terrace
Located on Hove seafront. Large bar divided into several drinking areas. The walls have traditional wood paneling and the windows retain leaded glass. One wall has 2 substantial stone fireplaces. Quiz night Thursdays. Takeaway food service available.
- Three Graces
168 Portland Road
Named after the famous painting by Italy’s renaissance master Raphael, the Three Graces features Italian inspired décor, as evidenced by the checked tiled flooring, renaissance paintings and Romanesque busts that sit proudly amongst the furniture. A menu of rustic Italian dishes including pastas and focaccias is on offer to meet the needs of a range of appetites, including those that simply desire some tasty Italian tapas to accompany a stimulating aperitvo on the way home from work. The drinks menu contains an enviable range of Italian reds, whites and roses, plus a selection of Italian beers and liqueurs.
15-17 Belfast Street
Street corner Craft Beer and Shellfish Bar close to George Street and Tesco. Good reputation for food. Has a wide range of bottled beers and five craft beer taps dispensing Burning Sky beers as well as three handpumps. Manager has also started brewing his own beer.
- Watchmaker's Arms
84 Goldstone Villas
Hove’s first micropub opened in 2015 - the name comes from the discovery that the premises was a watchmaker’s shop in 1889. That theme is carried throughout the pub with clocks and watches on the walls alongside a large selection of pump clips showing the range of beers that have been served. Beers are kept in a cool room at the rear of the pub and dispensed from the cask. A selection of sausage rolls is available together with a selection of ciders. Now houses the Beercraft Brighton microbrewery. Jan 2019 - pizzas now available delivered from Pizzaface in Hove.
- West Hove Golf Club
Located to its present site in 1991 the superb modern clubhouse caters for wedding receptions, private functions and business seminars. The first class restaurant and bar both have panoramic views over the course. Opening times and food times are for summer (April - October)
90 Portland Road
Situated at the corner of Portland Road and Westbourne Street. Two separate bars and small outside area. Four local Sussex beers and a range of six or more real ciders and perries.
- Wick Inn
63 Western Road
On the corner of Palmeira Square, the Wick Inn is one of those pubs you just want to stop by at, surf the net on the free wi-fi, read a newspaper, have a chat, muse about the mysterious stone circle on the floor of the bar over a pint of locally-brewed ale.
- Ancient Mariner 59 Rutland Road Hove BN3 5FE bup.reniramtneicna@olleh(01273) 748595
- Horse Inn Hurst
Welcome to The White Horse Inn, Hurstpierpoint. Situated at the foot of the South Downs, in a position which has just been named an area of outstanding natural beauty, this 16th century built inn is a beauty spot in it's own right and looks much the same as it was in 1591. There are 2 separate bars, one has pool, TV, darts, juke box and the main bar is wood panelled with log fires and a dining area for 30 people. There are leather sofas for you to relax in and a small library of book to read. Now renamed the Horse Inn Hurst. Accommodation refurbished.
- New Inn
76 High Street
Popular 16th-c beamed pub under same management as Bull in Ditchling, well kept ales including Harveys, good wines by the glass, enjoyable food with plenty for vegetarians, good friendly young staff, contrasting linked areas including dimly lit oak-panelled back part with bric-a-brac and open fire, and smart apple-green dining room; sports TV; children and dogs welcome, garden tables, open all day.
139 High Street
Situated on the eastern side of the village in the area formerly known as Lower Trumpkins this single bar community pub was originally a cottage belonging to the nearby Danny Estate; following a single storey extension to the front of the building in Victorian times it became a pub under the name Queen's Head Inn. The guest beers are generally from family brewers such as Brains or Hook Norton. The real cider is Westons Old Rosie.
- Horse Inn Hurst Albourne Road Hurstpierpoint BN6 9SP ku.oc.tsruhnniesroheht@koob(01273) 834717
- Halfway House
Traditional Harveys pub in the heart of the Sussex countryside serving Harveys ales and locally sourced home cooked food.
- Laughing Fish
The pub, next to the preserved Lavender Line was originally called The Half Moon and later The Station Hotel. It had an eventful WWII. A warm welcome greets you from tenants Andy and Linda. As well as beers from the Greene King portfolio, the pub also stocks beer from the local Isfield Brewing Co and other Sussex breweries. Good quality pub food. Bar Billiards, Toad in the Hole and darts are all played. Pub quiz on the first Sunday of the month and an Easter beer race. Outdoor play area for children. May close at 10.00pm Mon - Thurs when it is quiet. Local Camra branch country pub of the year 2016.
- Halfway House Rose Hill Isfield TN22 5UG (01825) 750382
- Clayton-Keymer Royal British Legion Club
Beechers Stand, Woodsland Road
The club offers various sporting and other interests including snooker (2 tables), pool table, darts, bar billiards, quiz nights and bingo. Entertainment on the majority of Saturday nights. Room available for hire. New members welcome. The clubs sells Fosters, Carling, Guinness, Kronenbourg 1664, Bombardier & many other branded beers plus a full range of wines spirits & soft drinks at club prices.
- Greyhound Inn
Hanging baskets adorn the front of this welcoming 16th-century pub; inside, the beamed ceiling, wooden furniture and inglenook fireplace add character. Look for the photographs of the pub in bygone days. In addition to the tiny snug/public bar there is a separate restaurant where dishes are made to order using fresh local ingredients by the landlord. Advance booking for the restaurant is recommended. Winter Hours vary. Aug 2019 - now under new management. Old carpets removed in bar to reveal original parquet flooring.
- Singing Hills Golf Club
Singing Hills staff guarantee a warm welcome to everyone, whether you are wishing to play our superb 27 hole golf course or use the 14 bay Covered and Floodlit Driving Range or perhaps a member of the public just wishing to make use of the complex's facilities. These include our first class restaurant for breakfast or lunch and of course our famous Sunday Carvery, a drink in our relaxed well stocked bar featuring local ales or for functions and events including business meetings. Free Wi-Fi is available if you need it and you are most welcome to dress casually in the clubhouse. Open later in summer.
- Thatched Inn
Nestling at the foot of the South Downs, The Thatched Inn, with its picturesque roof of Norfolk reeds and oak beams, has spectacular views over the Sussex countryside to the Ditchling Beacon. David and Leisa, your hosts and their friendly staff pride themselves in offering the best hospitality. Apart from the standard menu which includes chargrilled steaks and fresh fish,our special menu changes daily. To complement the food, they have a fine selection of Traditional Real Ales, chilled lagers, fine wines and spirits, soft drinks, not forgetting of course a range of non-alcoholic beverages for the driver. Families are very welcome with the option in summer of relaxing in our attractive garden where the children can have fun in the play house.
- Wickwoods Country Club
Shaves Wood Lane, Albourne
Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa offers Memberships, Weddings, Functions, Your Spa Beauty Treatments and Accommodation and is set among 22 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland within the South Downs National Park. The country club is south of the village of Albourne in West Sussex, 15 minutes north of Brighton, and close to Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Horsham and Worthing. Opening times quoted are for bar. Food times are for lunch/evening meal. Afternoon tea also served - see website for further details.
- Clayton-Keymer Royal British Legion Club Beechers Stand, Woodsland Road Keymer BN6 8HE moc.tcennoctb@lbrkc(01273) 845829
The picturesque Juggs in Kingston is an idyllic English pub just five minutes' walk from the foot of the South Downs. Inside the pub are original oak beams and a log fire in winter, creating a cosy atmosphere. There are two bar areas and two restaurants or you can also choose to eat outside. The smaller Garden Restaurant can be hired for special occasions and seats up to 25 people. There’s an extensive drinks menu with more than 20 wines to choose from and a selection of Shepherd Neame’s award winning ales and lagers.
- Juggs The Street Kingston BN7 3NT (01273) 472523
- Black Horse
55 Western Road
A Greene King "Local Heroes" pub that allows the licensee to source and stock Sussex ales and produce. This traditional community pub in the Western end of the town has feature bay windows and a large main bar with a real fire together with a quieter back bar. Two TVs show most sporting events. Home made food includes vegan options. The pub's teams play a wide variety of games including toad-in-the-hole and crib.
The Blacksmiths lies at the foot of the South Downs. It was originally a blacksmiths and forge and became a pub well over 100 years ago. The menu is fairly limited but uses fresh local seasonal produce where possible. 4 star bed and breakfast rooms available. Accommodation at the Blacksmiths ... The Blacksmiths offers charming four-star Bed & and Breakfast accommodation, all rooms featuring En-Suite facilities, flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. A traditional woodburner and a warm relaxed atmosphere in the welcoming bar, along with a creative brasserie style menu make the Blacksmiths the perfect Sussex hideaway.
- Brewers Arms
91 High Street
Genuine family-run free house catering for most tastes in its two bars. At the front, the comfortable saloon offers a range of seating with books and board games available. It is popular on match days with Lewes FC, Brighton and Hove Albion and away fans. Food, including traditional breakfasts, is served until 8pm. The exterior proclaims the former owners, Page and Overton's Croydon Ales. The rear bar has facilities for pool, darts and Toad in the Hole games activities and 2 TV screens. 8 handpumps in the front bar. 2018 local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year.
22 Malling Street
Refurbished in 2006, this Harvey's tied house has several drinking and dining areas, a large patio and six reasonably priced en-suite bedrooms. It serves at least four ales on handpump. An extensive menu features traditional home-cooked dishes and an ever-changing fish menu using ingredients fresh from Newhaven. It is home of the Cliffe Bonfire Society - the largest of the five Lewes bonfire societies. Closing times may vary in winter so it is advisable to check beforehand.
- Dripping Pan Club Bar
Lewes Football Club, Mountfield Road
Club bar at the Lewes Football Club ground. Only open during events/matches.
- Elephant & Castle
Built in 1838 to provide accommodation and stabling for a new road into the town the 'Ellie' is a spacious community based pub, home to one of the famous Lewes Bonfire societies and a Saturday Folk club. Major sporting events including the Rugby Six Nations are shown on a large screen TV. The pub has a large function room available for hire. The 2-3 changing guest beers are usually from a Sussex Brewer or other award winners. In addition they serve an increasing range of craft ales in bottles and cans from England, America, Australia, Germany and Sweden. The food is locally sourced. Open Tues to Sat, orders 2-6 (01273 473797) - collection 6-7:30 - ales & old rosie at £7 per litre plus usual wide range of bottles, basic meals (soups, pot meals) plus burgers on fri and sat.
- Gardener's Arms
46 Cliffe High Street
Small genuine free house in the heart of Lewes, near Harveys brewery. Five constantly changing guest ales generally from small breweries all over the country. Harveys seasonal ales and one-off brews often feature. Bottled and draught cider is available. Food consists of locally made pies and pasties. A guide and ale trail regular, it is popular with Brighton and Lewes FC fans on match days. Customers' canine friends are made very welcome with water and dog treats. No children allowed. Local Camra branch pub of the year 2016. Now offers 5% Camra discount
- John Harvey Tavern
1 Bear Yard, Cliffe High Street
Harvey's tied house opposite the brewery shop dispensing beers on hand pump and gravity. A warm welcome is assured in this modern pub built in a former stable block close to the river. The pub has three separate areas, a main bar, a quieter room on the same level and an upstairs restaurant/function room. Regular Folk nights every Monday with Jazz every 2nd and 3rd Wednesday and live music every Saturday plus Sunday Sessions. Children allowed only in the restaurant. Pub is dog friendly (on leads please) Participates in Harvey's Reward Card loyalty scheme.
- Kings Head
9 Southover High Street
Corner pub on Southover High Street. Good views of the Castle from the garden. The present building dates from 1888 and the front portion has been a public house since at least 1891 when an Emma Goldsmith is named as “Inn Keeper”. Her family had owned the address for the previous 50 years however, so it may be that the building was a public house even before the present building was there. The property has been extended over the years and now encompasses two former cottages that were built with the original row in the 1850’s. Re-opened Oct 2018 and now run by Revived Inns
- Lansdown Arms
36 Lansdown Place
Small corner pub close to the station and the Dripping Pan (Lewes FC football ground). Simply furnished inside on several levels with some interesting décor. Some outdoor seating by the pavement at the front. 5 handpumps serving a range of beers such as Long Man, Sharps and Timothy Taylor. May close earlier if it's quiet but gets busy when either Lewes FC or Brighton & Hove Albion are playing at home.
- Lewes Arms
1 Mount Place
In the heart of the county town, the pub is a traditional alehouse popular with visitors and locals alike. Fullers beers are served plus Harveys Best and a guest. It is home to the world pea-throwing championship, dwyle flunking, spaniel racing and other unusual events. A three-day music festival is hosted in August and an annual pantomime in March in the upstairs function room in aid of a local charity. Home-made food is available every day; times vary. The 7 handpumps are all located in the atmospheric front bar which has its own door off the corridor.
- Lewes Constitutional Club
139 High Street
The Con Club, as it is known locally, was CAMRA Sussex Club of the Year in 2010. Harveys Old is available in winter, usually outselling all others. For entry, show your CAMRA membership card or a copy of the GBG, and remember to sign the visitors' book. Live music events are held regularly when a small admission charge is payable. Toad in the hole and darts are played and occasional beer festivals are held.
- Lewes Golf Club
You are assured of gorgeous scenery and top class golf when you play at Lewes. Built in 1896 atop chalk hills in the heart of Sussex, the elevated course winds it way through rolling south coast countryside, with picturesque views of the South Downs and the historic town from which it gets its name. Non members welcome - see the website for further details. The club has submitted an application for the bar to open from 9 am to 11 pm.
- Pelham Arms
Hall & Woodhouse house on the High Street near the church. Built circa 1640, this quintessential Sussex pub has original oak beams, an inglenook fireplace, courtyard garden and is full of age-old charm. The original home of the Abyss microbrewery which was housed in the pub's cellar but has now moved to larger premises elsewhere. It also has its own smokehouse for curing ingredients for the menu. The Abyss beers often appear here as a consumer test for new brews. Occasionally closes for private hire events.
- Rights of Man
179 High Street
Harveys pub which opened in December 2012 to replace Lincolns Bar. It comprises a front bar accessible off the High Street with 6 handpumps on its bar counter. There is a separate Martyrs' Bar at the rear which may be accessed via a doorway off a side alley or from the rear of the main bar. There is a roof terrace laid with Astroturf with access via the staircase in the front bar. Toilets are upstairs. The style of decor here is of cosy old fashioned booths, etched glass and wood panelling.
- Royal Oak
3 Station Street
Single roomed pub at the top of the steep hill from the railway station. Formerly owned by Beard's before its takeover by Greene King. There are five handpumps and with an emphasis on good food. It is the birthplace of The Rooks (Lewes football club) and home to Waterloo Bonfire Society (one of seven such societies in Lewes).
- Snowdrop Inn
119 South Street
Very popular free house offering a range of up to 6 real ales, usually including Harveys and Burning Sky and one real cider. A daily changing menu of home-cooked food from fresh locally sourced produce, including a good selection for vegetarians. A full and varied programme of music usually on 4 nights each week. Beer garden on either side of the pub and a large upstairs room if the bar is full. Children and dog friendly.
- Swan Inn
30a Southover High Street
The Swan is a traditional pub with fantastic food a very warm welcome. When the sun is shining this pub has a fantastic walled garden, during the colder times open fires will warm you through. Real ales served through 5 handpumps on the bar counter of the Private Bar.
- Tally Ho
Opened in 1938 in classic Mock Tudor style for the Landport estate on the northern edges of Lewes, overlooking the Ouse Valley below. It was a Beards Brewery pub up unto 1980. Originally two separate bars it is now one single room with a couple of extensions to the right and back but still retains many of the original fixtures and fittings. There is a Meridian Line Marker just 50 yards away in Meridian Road. It is very much a community estate pub with a darts league, pool table, juke box and featuring Sky Sports events. Two real ales from the Greene King stable. Food consists of burgers.
12 Eastgate Street
Large open plan pub situated close to the Bus Station. Outside seating area to the front.
- White Hart Hotel
55 High Street
The White Hart Hotel is an unusual 16th century coaching inn. The original Tudor building has been sympathetically extended to incorporate a good standard of facilities whilst retaining its wonderful historic character.The public rooms boast period features, original oak beams, stone Tudor fireplaces, oak panelling and creaking, sloping floors. The small front hotel bar with 2 handpumps is open to non-residents. Alongside the celebrated 18th century chef William Verrall, who originally owned the hotel from 1737 to 1760 and whose recipe book remains in print today, the hotel was also frequently visited by Thomas Paine, the notorious revolutionary whose radical policies inspired the American Declaration of Independence, and who formed the ‘Headstrong club’ which met regularly in the hotel’s Sheriff room and Tudor room.
- Black Horse 55 Western Road Lewes BN7 1RS moc.liamg@ofninniesrohkcalb(01273) 473653
- Bent Arms
98 High Street
Originally a 16th century coaching inn, The Bent Arms is a grade II listed building situated in the picturesque village of Lindfield. The Bent Arms is a traditional country pub with old fashioned décor and furnishings, low ceilings and wooden beams; providing character and a relaxing and informal atmosphere. There is a large floral garden and a large car park at the rear and a function room is available to hire for all occasions, which holds 60 sitting and 80 standing, buffet recommended.
- Red Lion
60 High Street
Situated in the historic High Street, the pub has a wealth of interesting features including mathematical tiles on the bay windows, an unusual raised bench facing the bar, panelled rooms and a reconstructed Horse Gin House in the large garden. The pub started life as a coaching inn in 1720; the original Red Lion stands next door. A family room is available and the toilets have disabled facilities. The smoking area is covered
- Snowdrop Inn
Former King & Barnes pub in what used to be called Lyoth Lane, but has been renamed Snowdrop Lane
- Stand Up Inn
47 High Street
The Stand Up is certainly a contradictory modern day pub: open plan and airy yet cosy and warm; olde-worlde paraphernalia and original wooden beams exist in contemporary and fresh surroundings; authentic Thai food served alongside a fabulous selection of local ales. And perhaps the biggest contradiction of all: a pub named the The Stand Up yet with ample seating inside and out!
- Witch Inn
1 Sunte Avenue
This historic building was refurbished in April 2011. The pub offers fresh local produce on a weekly changing menu, a selection of lager, ales, cider & wine from local suppliers. Head Chef, Frederic Bodeau, has worked at many top establishments in France and West Sussex and brings with him knowledge of different cuisines and techniques. His passion is cooking food simply yet creating seasonal, tasty dishes.
- Bent Arms 98 High Street Lindfield RH16 2HP ku.oc.smratnebeht@drawoh(01444) 483146
- Bull Inn
The Bull is a traditional roadside country pub with an unusual tile-fronted bar, real log fires in winter, and a large garden at the rear with a children's play area for the summer. A separate restaurant serves Italian-accented quality food, including daily specials, lunchtimes and evenings, all day until 9pm Sunday. A vast range of pizzas is a speciality and takeaways are available. The skittle alley also serves as a function room available for hire (see website for details).
- Bull Inn London Road Mockbridge BN5 9AD ku.oc.dleifnehnnillubeht@ofni(01273) 492232
This completely refurbished riverside pub comprises of a main bar with dining area, attractive garden and a car park. An excellent selection of real ales and continental wines are available and a good range of traditional home cooked food is served all day including bar meals and snacks, daily specials, vegetarian dishes and a traditional roast on Sunday. Entertainment is provided throughout the year. Pub games played include pool and darts. Takeaway menu now available.
At the Drove Brewers Fayre pub restaurant you'll find pub food as it should be with our every day great value menu. Now serves real ale.
76 Railway Road
Hidden away to the east of the River Ouse close to Newhaven Town Station Recently refurbished interior in a large L shaped room.
- Hope Inn
Spacious pub at the far end of Newhaven with covered balcony overlooking the harbour entrance. Close to Newhaven Fort. Quiz night Weds. Re-opened 5th August under new management.
- Jolly Boatman
133-135 Lewes Road
A friendly street-corner local with a single bar on two levels. Four handpumps offer Long Man Best Bitter and other Long Man beers. Pump five offers Westons Scrumpy in summer. In winter the pub has a welcoming real log fire. Quiz nights are held twice-monthly, with jazz on Thursday. Crib and darts are played, and Sky Sports is screened. Bar snacks, sweets and chocolates are always available. Dog-friendly. November 2017 - open again after recent closure. Events may have changed - see facebook page.
- Newhaven Railway Club Railway Approach Newhaven BN9 0DF (01273) 513831
- Prince of Wales
49 South Road
Former United Ales pub with beautiful tiled exterior Two room pub run by the same couple for 20 years on traditional lines so no TV, juke box or food. Pool table, darts and toad in the hole played in the public bar. Now only open on a part time basis.
- Ship Hotel
6 High Street
The pub comprises of a public bar, lounge bar, 40 cover non-smoking restaurant and an upstairs function room catering for 120 which is ideal for weddings, birthdays, etc. Real ales include Harveys Sussex. There are 6 hotel rooms available which have been totally modernised. Live music on Fridays. Quiz nights. Oct 2019 - handpumps still on bar but not in use. Website no longer works.
- White Hart
17 High Street
Historic pub on High Street. Belying its historic exterior this is very much a sports themed pub with many events shown on Sky Sports. Darts, pool table and jukebox.
- Ark West Quay Newhaven BN9 9BP moc.kooltuo@41kraeht(01273) 517808
- Bull on the Green
The Bull on the Green is a pub, restaurant and bed & breakfast in the heart of the Sussex countryside offering great food, quality drinks and comfortable accommodation. To the rear of the pub is a secluded courtyard to sit out in on lovely summer evenings. In the winter log fires create an inviting atmosphere
- Crown Inn
22 Church Road
The Crown is an old coaching inn surviving from the days when the King’s Highway was what is now Blind Lane.
- Royal Oak
1 Church Road
This weatherboarded local is situated in a quiet side road off the village green. The front patio area provides seating for diners and drinkers. The low, beamed interior is divided into a main bar with attached dining area, and a public bar with pub games and a pool table. Points of interest in the pub are a large log-burning fire, a hanging jug collection, and a section of wall cut out to expose the ancient wattle and daub construction. March 2018 - under new ownership.
- Bull on the Green The Green Newick BN8 4LA moc.kooltuo@kciwenllubeht(01825) 722743
- Avenue Kitchen & Tap
174, South Coast Road
A new independent kitchen and tap house serving Peacehaven. Simple, delicious food and a range of local and international beers and ales. A modern venue with an old skool twist.
- Dewdrop Inn
19 Steyning Avenue
Situated just off the coast road in Peacehaven, the Dewdrop is a lovely old style pub with a good beer garden and car park. Run by the current owners for 50 years - they took over the pub 4 days after getting married and have been there ever since.
- Good Companion
104 Roderick Avenue
Estate pub/sports bar.
295 South Coast Road
A family-friendly pub/restaurant in Peacehaven. Now rebranded as a Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery.
- Tavern at Telscombe Cliffs
405 South Coast Road
The Tavern at Telscombe is a friendly pub serving freshly prepared locally sourced food. They also have weekly specials board prepared by their chefs which regularly includes locally caught fish. Good range of local craft beers, ciders, wines and spirits. Food and drink offers throughout the week, every week. They are also available for functions. Situated in Telscombe Cliffs in an area with historic East Sussex cliff views. One of the beer gardens is located at the top of the cliffs with stunning views. The Greenwich Meridian trail runs all the way along the cliff top to the rear of the pub, so a perfect place to start & stop for refreshments after a day's hiking. For people with restricted mobility there is disabled access with a ramp.
- Avenue Kitchen & Tap 174, South Coast Road Peacehaven BN10 8JH (01273) 587744
- Half Moon Inn
Situated about two miles south of Plumpton railway station, this pub lies at the foot of the South Downs close to Plumpton Agricultural College. High quality locally produced food is available from the gastro-style menu lunchtimes and evenings with sandwiches available during the afternoon. Drinkers are welcome, the guest beers all coming from Sussex breweries, including nearby Rectory Ales. Real cider and perry is available all year round. Camping is available at nearby Blackberry Farm and Hatton Farm.
- Half Moon Inn Ditchling Road Plumpton BN7 3AF moc.notpmulpnoomflah@ofni(01273) 890253
- Plumpton Green
- Fountain Inn
Picturesque village local in idyllic settings. Large inglenook fireplace and pretty courtyard garden overlooking fields. The Fountain Inn is 10 minutes walk from the Plumpton Railway Station and Racecourse, and close to one of the village bus stops. Under new management from February 2019
- Plough Inn
A memorial to Polish Spitfire crews operating from the nearby wartime airfield at Chailey stands in the car park of this family-run Harvey's pub. Both bars are warmed by open fires in winter, and bar billiards and darts can be played. Quality meals from an extensive menu are available in the restaurant area or in the large beer garden during the summer. Children and dogs are welcome. The 166 bus stops right outside the pub.
- Fountain Inn Station Road Plumpton Green BN7 3BX moc.tenretnitb@6691einna(01273) 891115
- Albion Inn
13-15 Fishersgate Terrace
Having been closed and boarded up, re-opened in 2011 under new owners and following a refurbishment.
- Battle of Trafalgar
77 Trafalgar Road
Two bar local on the corner of Victoria Road and Trafalgar Road. Looks to have been refurbished recently.
- Blue Anchor
81 Station Road
Changed hands again in March 2019. Now serving Thai food again. Food available on Bank Holiday Mondays from 12 - 8. At present information on Facebook is more up to date than website.
- Mile Oak Inn
Mile Oak Road
The Mile Oak Inn was built in the mid 1950’s. Over the years it has had only a handful of landlords (although many managers) including ‘Brighton Tigers’ ice hockey stars Bobby Lee and Gib Hutchinson. For nearly twenty years Mick Goble has been at The Mile Oak with his wife Louise. The ‘Mile Oak Inn’ is in the heart of the Mile Oak community; it supports and sponsors many local groups, clubs and societies. The pub is split into three bars, a sports bar which has two pool tables and a 5 foot plasma TV showing sporting events and ‘wii’ tournaments on Sunday nights! The middle bar has a relaxed atmosphere and a great place to meet up and chat. The function room is used throughout the week for meetings and darts and at weekends a great venue for parties. The beer garden is open from March to October and is a perfect place for a cold beer in the summer. Interesting internal features including what seem to be the original bar counters. There is also an illuminated Charrintons sign above the Saloon back bar. There is planning permission to build a single storey retail unit to the side of the function room which is in the process of going up. The car park at the front has been re-arranged as a result.
- Railway Inn
2 Station Road
Following a full refurbishment the former Whistlestop has reverted to its old name The Railway Inn. It brings together families and friends alike. A welcoming pub aiming to be a focal point of the community. We welcome you all to come for a drink or a bite to eat. It now has 4 real ales, a real cider and perry. There is an extensive menu served all day plus a gelato bar. The Railway Inn is a family, social (and dog) friendly pub located close to Portslade Station
- St George Inn
29 High Street
Large pub in Old Portslade Village
- Stags Head Inn
35 High Street
The Stags Head pub is a traditional pub offering a wide selection of drinks. Re-opened Sept 2013 following a refurbishment. Now four real ales on at all times and sometimes up to six.
- Stanley Arms
47 Wolseley Road
Nov 2018 - now re-opened under new ownership and following a refurbishment. Pub has had a mild refurbishment with fresh paint and some new furniture, otherwise it's much as it was before with a range of real ales on offer, now with more emphasis on Harvey's who carried out a cellar refurbishment and replacement of lines and handpumps. Cellar nights are now on the second Monday each month. No website at present, but phone number has changed.
1 Victoria Road
Corner pub adjacent to Portslade Railway Station this pub has a large U shaped bar with large TV screens for BT Sports events plus dart board and pool table. Regular events and music nights. Check the facebook page for details
- Albion Inn 13-15 Fishersgate Terrace Portslade BN41 1PH (01273) 423092
- Devils Dyke
A country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the pub food and the cask ales, The nearby Devil's Dyke is, according to local folklore, an unfinished trench which was dug by the Devil in an attempt to flood the churches of the Weald. Buses run 7 days a week but vary according to the time of year. Check bus company website for more info (www.buses.co.uk). Convenient for South Downs Way Footpath.
- Royal Oak
There has been a 'Royal Oak' on this site since the 1880's. The present 'Royal Oak' is privately owned and operated by Paul Day and Lewis Robinson who acquired the business in 1996. Chef David Wharton, who joined the Royal Oak more than ten years ago, has recently joined Paul and Lewis as a partner in the business.
- Devils Dyke Dyke Road Poynings BN1 8YJ (01273) 857256
The Plough is situated on the South Downs Way just north of Brighton in the historic village of Pyecombe.
- Plough London Road Pyecombe BN45 7FN (01273) 842796
- Anchor Inn
Situated opposite the village green, this freehouse dates back to 1742 and occupies a prominent position in the centre of Ringmer. Food is served from 12-2.30 and 6-9 weekdays, 12-9 Sat and 12-4 Sun. The two guest ales usually feature local Sussex breweries and Weston's Old Rosie cider is available in summer. Two large garden areas adjoin the building, with a separate small terrace garden containing seating and the heated/covered smoking area. Re-opened Dec 2015 under new management - more details to follow. Now offering two regular beers and three guests.
- Cock Inn
A traditional family run pub having an extensive menu of quality food with vegetarian, vegan & gluten free options. Harveys best bitter is always served plus two seasonal local ales (including Harveys, Hammerpot, WJ King, Isfield & Dark Star). There is also a comprehensive range of Harveys bottled beers. The bar has a large inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and a flagstone floor. There is a large dining area, a well furnished beer garden and plenty of car parking space
- Green Man
The Green Man is in a country location within the village of Ringmer, just off the A26 coming out of Lewes. Popular for meals, we have our own extensive menu and children's menu which is all homemade using only fresh vegetables. Your chosen meal can be enjoyed in the separate restaurant. Alternatively, during the warmer months customers can dine outside in our new decked patio area. We have plenty to do for families with kids having an outdoor play area with slide and climbing frame. Both are well stocked with beers, lagers, real ales and bottled products. On Friday and Saturday evenings we are always busy, attracting a mixed age group. On these nights the Green Man is a good meeting point, where you will always be made to feel welcome.
- Anchor Inn Lewes Road Ringmer BN8 5QE (01273) 812370
- Abergavenny Arms
The pub is situated in the small village of Rodmell which is famous for being the home of writer Virginia Woolf and her husband Leonard. A traditional inn, parts of which date from the Norman Conquest, it boasts an indoor well and oak beams from Spanish Armada shipwrecks. Good local food is freshly cooked to order. Located on the South Downs Way, this is an ideal stopping point for a refreshing pint of ale. Lots of small bar areas, separate games room. Beer takeouts available.
- Abergavenny Arms Newhaven Road Rodmell BN7 3EZ (01273) 472416
- Coach House
24 High Street
Freehouse on Rottingdean High Street.
- Olde Black Horse
65 High Street
Ye Olde Black Horse is Rottingdean's oldest pub dating back to 1513 - it's a traditional village pub with a range of Greene King cask ales but also, under new ownership, a reputation for food and regular entertainment, including dinner/cabaret evenings. Refurbished Sept 2017. Voted The Argus Pub of the Year 2017. New website claims up to 8 cask ales and real cider (not verified)
- Plough Inn
The Plough Inn is a picturesque pub situated by the pond in the village of Rottingdean. It is part of the Golden Lion Group and a substantial refurbishment was undertaken in late 2009 which considerably improved the standards of the facilities and helped to create a village local with a vibrant atmosphere. The pub has a good reputation for its homecooked food. Offering a classic pub menu along with a innovative Gastro Menu this venue caters for all tastes Weekends especially, get very busy so booking is always advisable. There is also a first floor function room which can cater for parties, meetings etc.
- Queen Victoria
54 High Street
A real local one bar pub with a mock Tudor frontage in the heart of Rottingdean, originally built in the 1930s replacing an original pub which was situated opposite and now the site of a public Car Park. Among the former licensees were local Folk Singers the Copper Family. Note the chandelier over the bar, the harmonium by the front entrance and the photographs of old Rottingdean on the back wall. Serves real ales, local ciders, European wines and great spirits. Home cooked food using fresh local ingredients. Live jazz and brunch every Saturday afternoon. During Covid 19 restrictions the pub is selling take-aways and doing local deliveries. AFTER THE SUCCESS OF LAST SUNDAY's TAKE-AWAY AND DELIVERY SERVICE FOR ROASTS WE WILL BE REPEATING AGAIN THIS SUNDAY. WE WILL ALSO BE LAUNCHING A LUNCH DELIVERY SERVICE FOR VULNERABLE RESIDENTS AND A FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT SERVICE FROM OUR USUAL MENU ... WATCH OUR SOCIAL MEDIA FEEDS ...
- White Horse
Dramatically located on the cliffs, the White Horse Hotel has spectacular views over the sea. It is located on the edge of the South Downs National Park. During the 18th and 19th centuries, Rottingdean was a smugglers' village - a time recalled by Rudyard Kipling's "A Smuggler's Song": "If you wake at midnight, and hear horses' feet, Don't go drawing back the blind, or looking in the street... Five and twenty ponies, trotting through the dark - Brandy for the Parson, Baccy for the Clerk." Today the hotel is a favourite holiday location. A good base for exploring the South Coast and surrounding area only a few miles away from Saltdean, Peacehaven
- Coach House 24 High Street Rottingdean BN2 7HR (01273) 301945
- Scaynes Hill
Pub has now reopened after a period of closure and is on a 20 year lease to father and son duo Michael & Jack Willis who also run the Barley Mow at Selmeston.
- Sloop Inn
This free house, situated about 1.5 miles from the village is a former Beards pub. There is an extensive garden area which is popular with families during the summer months. The timber panelled bar has three hand pumps which serve Harveys and up to 2 guest beers from local or micro breweries. Various events are held including Folk Music (open mic); live music; themed food nights; regular quiz nights and an annual Steam Rally. Look out for the glass case displaying LMS memorabilia. Hours quoted may vary. Open Bank Holiday Mondays with food served from 12 - 3pm Currently reported as closed = Jan 2020 - see note on Website/facebook Re-opened Jul 2020
- Farmers Lewes Road Scaynes Hill RH17 7NE moc.esuoheerfsremrafeht@ofni(01444) 831899
- Cinque Ports
49 High Street
A central bar and three pillars greet you through the porch of this friendly locals' town pub. It curves round to a darts room past the fire; in fact three dart boards are used on busy tournament nights. To the right a side yard offers either fresh air or a smoker's area, depending. The furniture is eclectic .
12 Church Street
Mainly sports orientated but selling well kept real ale.
- Kings Head
Former Bay Tree Inn is now the Kings Head an Elvis Presley themed pub. Two handpumps serving Harveys and a changing guest beer. July 2019 - no longer Elvis themed. Now seems to feature live music. Aug 2020 - still closed
- Old Boot Inn
16 South Street
Situated just a little south of the church. Large pub with entrances from two streets. Now under the same ownership as the Gardener's Arms in Lewes. Six handpumps serving two regular beers, three changing guests and a Lilleys cider. Happy hour 1600 to 1800 Mon - Sat
- Old Plough
20 Church Street
Situated next to the Ancient St Leonards Church (circa 1090) just off the town centre this welcoming pub has several rooms leading off from the main bar area giving the pub a lot of character. A good value menu features many food and drink offers. Breakfast is served between 11am and 12 noon. Five hand pumps serve beers mainly from Sussex Breweries and the large patio area is an ideal place to relax during the summer. Refurbished to a high standard in 2016. Real ales £2.25 on Mondays.
- Seaford & District Constitutional Club
We are a private member's social club situated in the centre of Seaford. Lots of activities going on and we are in the process of refurbishing the club. New members always welcome. Family friendly.
- Seaford Golf Club
111 Firle Road
Seaford Blatchington golf course located on the Downs to the north of Seaford, East Sussex is probably one of the best downland courses in the South of England with glorious panoramas of the surrounding Sussex Downs on one side and the English Channel on the other. Our clubhouse has all the facilities you would expect from a first-rate golf club. There’s a large terrace overlooking the 18th green, a lounge bar with local ales on tap and an all-day menu, a snooker room, restaurant, meeting rooms, modern locker rooms and much more.
- Seaford Head Golf Club
One of the most picturesque golf courses in the country, Seaford Head is situated on the cliffs of Seaford on the South Coast of England. With views over the English Channel along the shoreline as far as the Isle Of Wight to the West and the Seven Sisters to the East. The South Downs to the north give the course near perfect panoramic views. The View is situated on Seaford Head Golf course, the restaurant, bar and function venue is a modern air conditioned venue which is open 7 days a week from 7.00 am and serves meals all day.
- Seaford Royal British Legion Club
70 Claremont Road
The Royal British Legion is the Premier Ex Service Organisation, formed in 1921. We care for the Welfare of the Ex Service Community, there are some 360,000 members 800 Clubs and 3,600 branches World wide. The Welfare of the Ex Service is our Primary concern. Whether it be helping with the purchase of a Stair-lift, Motorised Scooter, Wheelchair for the disabled, or maybe helping a family who find themselves in difficulty. Someone may need a period of Convalescence after being ill: The Royal British Legion will be there to help. We also help by giving advice on small business and sometimes even loans to help get the business started. Anyone can join the Royal British Legion; you don't have to be ex-services. All are welcome to join, just pop in and ask any committee member or the bar staff for an application form.
- Seven Sisters
Unusual curved 1930s roadhouse pub set back from Alfriston Road, originally with a three-bar layout but since opened out. The interior features dark-stained timber-panelled walls and ceiling with Art Deco-style lampshades and panels above the bar, together with ceramic flying Guinness toucans in the lounge bar area. Lunches are served daily, evening meals Monday to Saturday. The smoking area is covered.
7 Dane Road
Friendly food oriented pub opposite Seaford station. Comfortable interior. One changing real ale normally from a local brewery. Breakfasts served from 9.30 - 11.30.
Cafe Unit, Seaford Station, Station Approach
Café bar at Seaford Station opened late 2017 serving local (Sussex and neighbouring areas) real ale and cider. Real Ales are served on gravity and ciders from boxes. Selection of craft beers also available on keg. Snack food served.
33 Steyne Road
Situated on the former quayside in the old part of this historic Cinque Port and close to the beach the Wellington has undergone a recent refurbishment and has a spacious comfortable lounge bar boasting ten hand pumps serving Greene King and guest beers. There is also three star B&B accommodation. Easter 2019 - pub is open again following a period of closure. Tenancy currently being advertised.
- White Lion Hotel
74 Claremont Road
Hotel selling real ale on the road into Seaford from Newhaven
- Cinque Ports 49 High Street Seaford BN25 1PP (01323) 892391
- Amsterdam Inn
467-471 Upper Shoreham Road
200 year old pub close to the riverside and the old toll bridge. Now operated by Stonegate Pub Company. Darts board and pool table available.
- Bridge Inn
87 High Street
Large Fullers pub on the corner by bridge with large garden overlooking the river
- Buckingham Arms
35 Brunswick Road
A recent refurb ( Nov 18 ) has transformed the Buck, which is now much more spacious in the bar area, seven handpumps serve five regular & two changing guest beers. A rear patio garden and front decking area are ideal for the sun seekers,Occasional live music and major T.V sporting events .
- Crown & Anchor
33 High Street
Fronting Shoreham’s High Street and backing on to the mouth of the River Adur, the Crown & Anchor's broad riverside terrace offers spectacular views. June 2016 - now owned by Shepherd Neame.
- Duke of Wellington
368 Brighton Road
Situated on the eastern side of town and easily identified by the large Wellington Boot pub sign . The old leaded windows show that this was once a Kemptown Brewery pub. There is frequent live music mostly at weekends held on the small platform. A beer festival is held every three months. Real cider is available all year. Formerly a Dark Star pub, but now owned by former Dark Star director and brewer, Rob Jones. Takeaway food available to eat at the pub.
- Ferry Rigg Inn
1-3 East Street
Oct 2020 - New tenant now in place and pub has reopened with one real ale available.
38 High Street
The Marlipins Pub in Shoreham-by-Sea was established in 1664. The cosy, traditional English pub is located on the High Street, next to the Marlipins Museum. With low ceilings, food, real ales, entertainment and a courtyard garden, this 17th century pub is a good place to relax.
- Old Star Ale & Cider House
Just off the eastern end of the High Street this micro pub opened in August 2014 in part of the long closed Star Inn hence the name. 3 changing beers are served on gravity from behind the bar and 6 or more ciders and perries from boxes on the bar. A selection of bottled beers and ciders are also available. June 2015 - change of ownership. The closing time of 9pm is rigorously enforced to meet licensing conditions and so last orders are at 8.30. Local Camra branch cider pub of the year 2021. Under new ownership (Jon & Anna) from 7th June 2019. Now also serving a local gin.
- Piston Broke
88 High Street
Changed owner and name in October 2013. Currently 5 real ales sold, some direct from the cask from the stillage behind the bar, others from handpump. In keeping with the name various engine parts are to be found around the building and behind the bar. 2 real ciders usually available. Special offers sometimes available during F1 Grand Prix. Quiz night every Thursday at 8 pm plus open mic and karaoke events (check pub facebook page for all events)
- Royal George
Upper Shoreham Road
Stonehouse Pizza and Carvery on the roundabout by the Holmbush Centre. A traditional looking pub with a small raised seating area in the bar. To the rear is a large conservatory style extension on a lower level mainly for diners. There is a wheelchair lift linking it to the main bar in addition to the steps. Additional info: Has 3 handpumps but the third has a turned round Harvey's Sussex clip.
- Royal Sovereign
6 Middle Street
Tucked up a side street close to the main shopping area and the Marlipins museum, the Sovereign is a grade II listed building with original United Brewery tiles adorning the front and reputed to have been the offices of the long gone Albion steam brewery. Conversation rules in this friendly pub. A sympathetic extension in modern times does not detract from the pub's character. Authentic Thai cuisine is a speciality as well as more traditional pub food. There is a Pay & Display car park next door. Food is Thai and pub food Tues to Sat, and roasts and pub food Sun.
- Suters Yard
64 High Street
Locally named after the boatyard that once sat directly opposite – Suter’s Yard is probably Shoreham’s biggest – little bar. Small in size but big on atmosphere & naturally uncontrived.
- Swiss Cottage
34 Old Shoreham Road
The Swiss Cottage pub in Shoreham By Sea is a Greene King pub restaurant offering a full menu all day, 7 days a week. This can be enjoyed in the lakeside dining area or the extensive family garden. A Blue Plaque fixed to the front wall by The Shoreham Society records the founding on the site in 1838 of the Swiss Gardens - a Victorian pleasure resort (see photo)
- Tap House
16-18 East Street
The Tap House is a bar and restaurant in Shoreham-by-Sea, located in the bustling heart of the town. Specialising in fresh food, craft beers and a wide selection of gins, The Tap House is family and dog friendly, promoting community spirit and placing emphasis on local food and drink. Closed Mons exc Bank Holidays
- Amsterdam Inn 467-471 Upper Shoreham Road Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5WQ email@example.com(01273) 022823
- Small Dole
Welcoming pub in the village of Small Dole.
- Fox Henfield Road Small Dole BN5 9XE moc.tcennoctb@elodllamsxof(01273) 491196
- South Heighton
- Hampden Arms
Friendly local with darts and pool table. Sussex Express Pub of the Year 2014/15
- Hampden Arms Heighton Road South Heighton BN9 0JJ moc.liamg@smranedpmah(01273) 514529
Overlooking the local cricket green, The Cricketers has something to offer everyone with sports from Sky and BT and a wide choice of food. Now with four handpumps.
Manor Hall Road
This popular Community Local always has two Cask beers on hand pump, a typical month would see about 24 different ones served. Additionally a real cider is permanently on offer and two Beer Festivals are held each year. A new outside smoking area has allowed the Lounge Bar/Dining Area to become more Family friendly. The largish garden also caters for families. Pool, Darts & Bar Billiards are played in the Public Bar area. Jan 2016 - pub closed - possible planning application for change to residential use. May 2016 - pub open again. 4 handpumps, but only two currently in use.
- Ship Inn
The Ship Inn is a charming intimate pub located in Southwick. At the bar you will find a assortment of ales and beers which can be enjoyed with friends in the warm and relaxing atmosphere. Still retains its Watneys/Tamplins 1963 refit in the two bars giving the pub its unique atmosphere.
- Southwick Beer Engine
2 Southwick Square
This former travel agents opened as a micropub on the 6th July 2018 - although it's larger than most with a capacity of 50 people. Basic paint and barewood decor, but with air conditioning a boon in hot weather. Six handpumps serve a selection of local beers with an occasional guest from further afield. Four real local ciders are available - mainly from Seacider. Wide selection of gins. Live music on a Friday evening.
- Cricketers The Green Southwick BN42 4GF (01273) 592081
- Telscombe Cliffs
- Smugglers Rest
South Coast Road
The Smuggler's Rest pub restaurant was formerly known as the Badgers Watch and before that, the Lifeboat Inn, as it funded the first local lifeboat. Situated on Telscombe Cliffs, The Smuggler's Rest provides an ideal place to enjoy the sunset over the sea. The attractive and spacious inn with delightful gardens enjoys a spectacular and unrivalled setting on top of the Telscombe Cliffs in Peacehaven - there are outstanding views over the sea, and cliff top walks. Beware of car parking charges. Now reopened after a makeover.
- Smugglers Rest South Coast Road Telscombe Cliffs BN10 7BE (01273) 586593
- Royal Oak
Delightful, traditional pub in a very quiet rural location. The Royal Oak is a black and white, timbered, 14th century building with brick floors, low beams and large fireplace. It has been a pub for 200 years and is full of character. There is a collection of corkscrews, and other unusual items, hanging up behind the bar. Beers, Harveys and at least one guest beer, are served straight from the cask. Nice garden at the front.
- Royal Oak Wineham Lane Wineham BN5 9AY (01444) 881252
- Wivelsfield Green
- Cock Inn
North Common Road
The pub is on the eastern edge of the village and is popular with walkers, cyclists and locals alike. A more frequent bus service is available at the other end of the village on routes 40/40X. Two guest beers supplement the Harveys Best; in winter one of these is always Harveys Old Ale. Darts, pool and bar billiards are played in the public bar and a portable skittle alley is available for hire.
- Cock Inn North Common Road Wivelsfield Green RH17 7RH (01444) 471668
- Downs Hotel
Welcome to our family run pub hotel located only 2.5 miles from the heart of Brighton, and yet surrounded by beautiful South Downs countryside. Whilst our historic 1920's building is predominantly a public house, we pride ourselves in offering clean stylish, and comfortable rooms, combined with a restaurant serving many homemade dishes.
- Downs Hotel Warren Road Woodingdean BN2 6BB ku.oc.letoh-snwod@ofni(01273) 390860
The former Wheatsheaf pub which has more recently been Baloos restaurant has reopened as a pub and restaurant using its original name. Real ale available - more details to follow when available.
- Wheatsheaf Wheatsheaf Road Woodmancote BN5 9BD moc.liamg@dleifnehfaehstaehweht(01273) 492077