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Busby and Wilds

) #96 of 863 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ , ,
8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
+44 1273 696135
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potted crab” (15 reviews)
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“croquettes” (14 reviews)
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Pub, Gastropub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday night booking three hours ahead. Rustic inside good menu and wine list. Good beers and ale menu too. Delicious food and interesting menu. friendly staff. Only criticism was the dessert panacotta was served in a rimmed soup bowl...More

Thank ccredBuckinghamshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here several times and came back for my wife's birthday. Visited on Burger night and we all had great burgers and chips. The house red is also very enjoyable. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere.

Thank moomans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love burger night on Tuesdays. Reasonable price, v friendly, excellent quality. A drink is included, I always have white wine which is a medium dry French.

Thank DrMWH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and cosy atmosphere. Great beer selection. The pork belly croquettes are delicious and I particularly enjoyed the chips. Would happily return

Thank Dave1408
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, best garden in sunshine and what a roast ...... how lovely ..... nice and attentative staff ....but best roast ever!

2  Thank iannormanbruce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in on recommendation as somewhere interesting to eat near the Marina with its ubiquitous restaurants. The style is shabby chic with scrubbed tables and great music. The food is delicious. A focus on locally produced ingredients. We wish we were her for the...More

1  Thank Frances G
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The whole place has a friendly and rather local vibe with a modern and comfortable setting. Their wine list is well chosen and they have an intriguing range of bottled beers. Tuesday nights is a Burger Night! The Burger deal includes any burger (with chips...More

1  Thank christina C
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A group of friends visited for Sunday evening meal. The terrine had been recommended by another mate and it was lovely. For the main course we all ordered fish, plaice. It was tasteless & disappointing. The service was lack lustre. BUT what really shocked us...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Emily A, Owner at Busby and Wilds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Hello, the 'blind man' in question is someone we have had regular dealings with, (so have the police) he was drunk & that is why he didn't know where he was going. On the first few occasions of dealing with him we were accommodating only...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Visited on a Tuesday evening when they do a special deal of a burger and chips and coleslaw or a minute steak with chips and salad plus a drink i.e. a pint of lager or a glass of wine for £14. The choice of burgers...More

2  Thank 352windows
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Really disappointing meal. The whole plaice was soggy and tasteless, with a funny tomato sauce on top (£16.90!!!). The hake was supposed to be grilled, but looked and tasted as it had been boiled instead (I actually complained about this one, and they were nice...More

6  Thank Giuliano R
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Emily A | Property representative |
Hello, it is street parking, but blue badges are apllicable if you can find a spot. There are double yellow line immediately outside which I think you can park on also.
29 June 2015|
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Response from peter_felsing1 | Reviewed this property |
Very Dog Friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 696135
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Busby and Wilds is a family owned, neighborhood public house, which prides itself on its quality of ingredients; all freshly prepared to order. We have a love of Food and Drink, all at a reasonable price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
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