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The Lion & Lobster

$$ - $$$, ,
24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS, England
+44 1273 327299
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (77 reviews)
“lobster” (73 reviews)
“meat platter” (9 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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1 - 10 of 849 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a very poor experience in the restaurant at Saturday dinner. Having visited on several occasions previously (though not in the last 6 months) we had really enjoyed the food and service so we decided to take friends. At the end of the evening we...More

Thank Nod_Anderson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really lovely restaurant. Good choice of food on the menu. The waitresses couldn't have done enough for us. We had starters mains and finished off with the delicious puddings. For the quality of the food really well priced and good prices wine. Approx £40 per...More

Thank su b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for a traditional Sunday Roast and it was delicious. The service was unbelievably efficient and polite. The pub was absolutely beautiful.

Thank Sherridan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to really rate this pub - great atmosphere, good service and good food. The last three times I have eaten here I have been so disappointed. We used to look forward to our Sunday roast here but the last few we've had have...More

Thank Dani S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went yesterday for a meal with friends. I had the rib-eye which was perfectly cooked and my boyfriend had the Thai chicken on special which he said was amazing. Table near us ordered spider crab which looked incredible and we want to come back...More

Thank es1383023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

chose this place as it is close to where i live . i ordered the ribeye steak and chips. when the meal came the chips had be double cooked think i ate 3 . The steak was just below luke warm. i defo wont be...More

Thank gazzap19632018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff friendly. Beer good. Very disappointed in the food. Have been before but probably won't come back.

Thank Sharn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our favourite pubs in Brighton and we always come here for a drink. We decided on this basis that we would eat here on Saturday. It was the Champions League final and the place was rammed. Not their fault and I...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After we came inside I knew why my daughter brought me here! It's a wonderful typical English pub, excellent beers and delicious food! The waitress loukia was super kind and lovely! This is definitely one of my fav place in Brighton. Highly recommended !

Thank Dionigi V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice table and atmosphere. Lovely waiter, sorry didn't catch his name but very friendly and good, quick service. Food overall OK. A couple of points to mention: starter portion size was small especially for the squid, 5 rings for £6.95. Not a great range of...More

Thank 814SarahT
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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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