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The Lion & Lobster

$$ - $$$, ,
24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
+44 1273 327299
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (69 reviews)
“sunday roast” (67 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We dined here as a large group in the upstairs restaurant. Reasonably priced. Good selection of foods to suit most tastes. I was a little underwhelmed with my main; the superfood salad, very flat and basic with undercooked sweet potato. The desert was supposed to...More

Thank Sean E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice pub, good service and good choice of beers. One of the most famous pubs in Brighton. They serve food as well, like pizza, fries, chicken, hummus, falafel, burgers. Open until late 1am. The pub is very nice, great atmosphere to feel an authentic British...More

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Thank Sara C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well this pub doesn't let me down. Was back in town for a few weeks. Came to the lion and lobster, no table booked and got an amazing lunch. Gourmet Burger. The fireplace is lit and so it's warm and cosy and the staff were...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in Brighton for a while and have been told in the past the food is great there. They must have changed chefs not so long ago or are cutting back, because I ordered the mixed Sunday roast of lamb and beef and...More

2  Thank Perky28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a friend who raves about this place & have had Sunday lunch here in the past. However that was 2 years ago. On our return last Sunday our experience was less then what we expected. I ordered the half beef & half chicken...More

3  Thank RobSallisProkopiou
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had Sunday lunch here. Food was pretty good, we Sunday roast beef. Atmosphere and service were excellent. I would recommend for a beer!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little pub that is out of the way of the main strip which makes it what it is. Very cosy & Great mulled cider.

Thank Amy-Jane N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to have dinner never been here before so really looking forward to it what a fabulous pub 😄😄😄 We went upstairs to the restaurant we ordered our starters which took an hour to be served one of the starters was soup but they...More

Thank Plumptonmick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Brighton for Xmas with old friends I found this place on TripAdvisor and brought everyone here. Our local friends had never heard of the place but loved it, partly for its dog friendliness. Food fine not exceptional. But atmosphere super = Lively British Pub...More

Thank aka_fitzy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ive grown up near Brighton, and lived here for 18 months. Believe me, as a regular pub goer - this is the only place to go if youre in need of somewhere lively to chat with friends, a sunday roast, a quiet pint - its...More

Thank Dave H
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marie m
22 November 2016|
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Response from ickycookster2016 | Reviewed this property |
The stairs are quite steep and there are lots of small nooks and crannies which would be good if you wanted some space to your self. Sorry I can't help you regards thwe changing facilities. The staff are very helpful though... More
Jo A
25 September 2016|
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Response from ATChalmers | Reviewed this property |
If you vist their website they have a menu up that you can look over.
Brian V
22 February 2015|
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Response from Laineydesanvito | Reviewed this property |
It's changed hands recently and it's the place it used to be on any level!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327299
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