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Fox on The Downs

) #172 of 873 Restaurants in Brighton $ , British,
291 Elm Grove, Brighton BN2 3EA, England
+44 7913 662590
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stuffing” (7 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
291 Elm Grove, Brighton BN2 3EA, England
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lovely Pub, meal are home made and Steaks wow. This is due to a lively chef. ( toilets need a refurb)

Thank Gayemarie C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We were a large party and the were helpful is getting us comfortable and moving tables around until we were. There is a nice little secluded back garden. Food was OK, nothing really special but quite OK, chips were nice. Prices reasonable.

Thank groucho007
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This joint is nestled at the very top of Elm Grove besides the racecourse it's a homely run pub which serves a fantastic freshly cooked roast which is basically a carvery so portion sizes are as big as your stomach. I opted for the veggie...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were at the Brighton race course and as the Pub is only a stones throw away it was the obvious choice especially after reading all the excellent reviews, We was surprised to find the bar empty but people soon started to come in, Four...More

Thank truereview90
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Small traditional pub next to Brighton racecourse. We popped in for a quick lunch on a quiet Monday and had the place to ourselves (though probably packed on race days). Delicious baked goat's cheese & beetroot salad with sweet-potato chips. Excellent and a very pleasant...More

Thank wolsties
Mary C, Owner at Fox on The Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your review, we're so happy you enjoyed your visit, look forward to seeing you again soon..

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Can not fault the food at this friendly, cosy pub. The food is delicious and plentiful, lovely fresh vegetables and super crisp roast tatties, hits the spot after a busy Saturday. Will keep coming back again and again. They also do a nice pint!

Thank krustykipper
Mary C, Owner at Fox on The Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks guys look forward to seeing you again..

Reviewed 12 February 2017

I took my father here for Sunday lunch and was really impressed with everything about the whole experience. The pub/restaurant is situated in a good position opposite the Brighton Racecourse and is only a couple of hundred yards from Brighton General Hospital. Access is good,...More

Thank fcwg12
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Best carvery I've had much better than the toby carvery so glad I've found this i cant wait to come back banoffee pie was amazing too

Thank joho1978
Mary C, Owner at Fox on The Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks for the feedback guys..

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Superb Sunday lunch, great value and delivered by lovely Land lady Mary! Carvery, Pork, Turkey and Beef with loads of lovely trimmings. Highly recommended by our family.

Thank p2155evans
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal I had a burger my missus the specail jalfrezi curry ver nice indeed. Very friendly stuff good value.

Thank Scott S
Mary C, Owner at Fox on The Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks for the review and look forward to seeing you again...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Elm Grove, Brighton BN2 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 7913 662590
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