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The Reservoir

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1 Howard Road, Brighton BN2 9TP, England
+44 1273 321400
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Wrotham, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staying in Brighton for the weekend we were looking for a place for Sunday lunch - for four - having not booked! Having tried two pubs, without success, we came across The Reservoir, who were very accommodating. The roast beef, pork, and the vegetarian options were all good and the Real Ale was first rate. The bar staff were very... More 

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Thank kenbaines
VickySticky, General Manager at The Reservoir, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your helpful review. Much appreciated! We hope to see you again if you're in town. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The roast I got didn't really justify the price. The meat was very average - I like a slab of pork not thin slices that have a tenancy to dry out. The gravy was also very thin and weak on taste and the potatoes felt a little under roasted. The chef did seem very understaffed and under pressure so that... More 

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Thank vic79uk
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit, the food was good, and service was quick and friendly despite the pub being very busy. Added to that, some nice beers, and a range of well behaved dogs which is always good

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Thank Ian J
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing cute pub with lovely staff. But the Thai food is authentic, tasty and reasonably priced. My favourite pub to go to for food

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to the Reservoir since moving to the area last April and I used to order a Thai from this place nearly every weekend! I loved their Panang Curry and Tom Kha soup. Last few months I haven't bothered ordering food because they changed their takeaway method . They won't accept for you to order over the phone... More 

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Thank Jesicca M
VickySticky, General Manager at The Reservoir, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, thank you for your review of The Reservoir. I'd like to firstly apologise for your disappointing experience of the food in particular. Let me try and figure out where we went wrong and hopefully regain your confidence as a customer; the Thai kitchen and the bar are separate franchises that work in harmony together to provide a great... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

lovely real ales all well priced @ £3.60 a pint specials are Grolsch and Orchards Cider at £3 I had my 1st Sunday roast yesterday and the portions and quality are just like your mum makes 11 out of 10 PS Thai food during the week - pub quiz I think is on Tues and Sunday Ade

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Thank Adrian L
Brighton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I visited on a Friday night with my boyfriend and two friends. We started with a pint and some fabulous thai crackers. Then we ordered the food. A Thai green curry and Penang chicken for my friends and Red curry and chicken with holy basil and chilli for me and my boyfriend. We shared 3 different rices between us. The... More 

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Thank Crazyfrog0
VickySticky, General Manager at The Reservoir, responded to this review

Thanks for your incredibly positive and helpful review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Reasonable Thai food, would have given it a 3.5. Food was pretty authentic, but needed a bit more of a chilli kick. Starters though were awesome, could have eaten them all day. I suppose they have to cater for UK tastes. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Worth a visit.

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Thank Ian W
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Fantastic food, really great beer, lovely atmosphere but unfortunately subjected to the bar staff's choice of music. The music choice was random, loud, and the tracks stopped mid way through playing. The music was being played through youtube and when staff too busy to select next track it reverts to some generic 'in fill' music, which was then manually stopped... More 

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Thank WMS81080
VickySticky, General Manager at The Reservoir, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review of the Reservoir and thank you for the compliments. We will endeavour to address the music issue and we have taken steps towards doing this already. Thanks again. More 

london
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing Thai food at the reservoir, the food is as good as any Thai I have had in Thailand and makes me wanna go back! Great food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Howard Road, Brighton BN2 9TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 321400

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?