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The Dover Castle Pub

££ - £££, British,
43 Southover Street, Brighton BN2 9UE, England
+44 1273 623939
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
43 Southover Street, Brighton BN2 9UE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We watched the England v Sweden game in here, having come down from London. It’s ostensibly a Swedish pub it seems. The staff were great, the people were really friendly and I couldn’t fault it to be honest. Thanks for having us

Thank fmdcclem
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Good pub, good food, charming staff and good Sunday roast. The pub is friendly and relaxed, it has ambience!! Definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub and had lunch. Good selection of beers but pub itself needs some TLC and the food was awful. Sadly will not be returning!

Thank jaybelline
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Superb roasts, including vegan options, a great range of beer and a warm welcoming atmosphere. About halfway up (or down) Southover hill depending on where you start from. Hanover remains a fascinating slightly bohemian part of Brighton. Lots of pubs to choose from! This one...More

Thank TopicalSerendipity
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This wasn’t our original destination. However for anyone who knows brighton, the hill this Pub is on is a killer. I enjoyed the cosey fire and the log wall, however the pub wasn’t that Cute. The sandwiches were very dry, and the fish cakes were...More

Thank lana v
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Good menu here. Music some evenings. Get a Burger and you get a free pint. Very good staff ,mistook my Granddaughter for my Daughter. I liked this. My granddaughter was less pleased.

Thank Spud C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

popped in for post GCSE results celebration.... havent been in for ages after a couple of terrible experiences with previous management but fussy veggie and sons have popped in several times recently for post gardening carbs fix and recommended it! Good job. Decent chips and...More

Thank marinegirl68
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great nut roast, full of flavour and good quality veggies on the side. Lovely staff and lively family environment....highly recommend a visit

Thank mags367
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Had a really good lunch today. Had BBC burgers, Cajun Cod burger, fishcakes, kids Sausage and mash, deserts. All really tasty and lovely friendly staff,(lovely Estonian lady with the glasses). Only v.small comment would be not to put black pepper in the kids meals mash.I...More

1  Thank samBrightonUk
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Me and two friends have just finished a lovely Sunday roast at the Dover Castle. Between the three of us, we tried the veggie and a meat option, everyone was in agreement that it was fantastic, with a great selection of veg and probably the...More

1  Thank timbleton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
15:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Southover Street, Brighton BN2 9UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 623939
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