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The Bright Helm

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20-22A West Street, Brighton BN1 2RE, England
+44 1273 224690
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
20-22A West Street, Brighton BN1 2RE, England
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

3 of us stopped here on Saturday on an Ale trail trying to get all the festival ales ticked off the list. We ticked 2 off the list here. There’s a great selection of food and drinks here. Quick service at the bar and in...More

Thank aglaiaman
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I have been to a fair few wetherspoons in my time and this was probably the worse one. The food was not to the standard I'm used to. I had the all day brunch but the sausages were rubbery and the bacon was nothing like...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Can't beat a beer and burger for £7. Why bother with McDonalds when you can get something fresher, with beer, quickly, and for about the same price? Servers were great too, they walked me through the ordering process and recommended some beers when I asked....More

Thank Binney S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We've been visiting Brighton for years and always pop in here for a quick drink and a bite to eat but very, very disappointed with our last visit in Feb. One of the meals was still cold in the middle (chicken teriyaki noodles). My partner...More

Thank MsVicky
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Very close to the conference centre we were working in so ended up here a few times. Food was alright, very quick service which can be worrying but the staff were excellent and really friendly. It is a fast turn around, cheap pint place and...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I have been trying since yesterday morning to get hold of someone at your pun to refund an accidental i order , I have tried calling over 30 TIMES and no answer..

Thank stephenjfarrell
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I have tried to be fair to all in the past but this was absolutely the worse meal I have ever entertained. Curry Thursday, wanted quick meal (it was) so I could watch a football match, ordered standard curry meal (Jalfrezi). It turned up, cremated...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We were seated upstairs with lots of other diners as downstairs was full.We then discovered the bar was closed - but they employed a barman to tell everyone to get their drinks downstairs! So we did. Then we used the app to order our food...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Had a few pints of Guiness which were excellent and very good value for money. Also had vodka and coke's which were great apart from the coke being flatter than Cyril Smith's sofa cushions. There were also loads of students making loud noises as if...More

Thank Hitisme
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Visiting st 9.00 am on Sunday morning for breakfast. It wasn't particularly busy when we arrived. We couldn't find a menu, upon asking a waitress were informed that they didn't have any but we're serving the breakfast menu. It's a bit difficult ordering when you...More

Thank Nicky W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-22A West Street, Brighton BN1 2RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 224690
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We are a J D Wetherspoon pub/ restaurant located in central Brighton. 5 minutes from the train station and just 2 minutes away from the beach. Located amid shops, restaurants, bars, clubs & hotels. Serving quality food, real ale and value for money deals.
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