The Greys Freehouse

The Greys Freehouse

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Hours
Sun
12:00 - 23:00
Mon
16:00 - 23:45
Tue
16:00 - 23:45
Wed
16:00 - 23:45
Thu
16:00 - 23:45
Fri
16:00 - 23:45
Sat
12:00 - 23:45
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.5 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
£3.00 – £15.00
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
meals, features
Does this restaurant offer highchairs for toddlers?
About
The Greys Freehouse is now independent serving the community of Hanover. We are focused on supporting other small independents and pride ourselves on our range of craft beer, ale and homecooked food. We are 15 minutes from the Palace Pier and 10 mins walk from the popular North Laine - we look forward to you popping by
PRICE RANGE
£3.00 – £15.00
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles98 reviews
Excellent
68
Very good
10
Average
5
Poor
11
Terrible
4
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

edinburghvisi2r
6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
So pleased we found this great pub! Food on offer on a wet Sunday night in February was just what anyone would want.. great choice of roasts, beef, pork belly, free range chicken and vegetarian and vegan options. We opted for roast beef which came with roast potatoes, and 6 or 7 other veg, plus Yorkshire pudding and brilliant gravy! We also ordered the cauliflower and cheese side.. just delicious!! Staff were lovely, so friendly and helpful.. loved the interesting and relaxing decor. Sorry I took the photos after I'd had my first big slice of beef!
Written 16 February 2020
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vic79uk
Brighton and Hove205 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 none
Despite numbers dwindling over the past few years, Hanover still has a healthy number of pubs. The Greys used to be a music venue that punched above its weight in terms of people who played there but a number of changes of landlord saw it lose it’s way. However the sale to a private owner who had made it independent of any brewery has seen a period of stability where food in particular seems to have been really focused on. And the food was great. My green veg risotto was delicious and my partner’s pie was everything you want from a pie - crispy pastry filled with rich gravy and tender meat. The crumble we had for pudding wasn’t quite as standout as the main but still nice. Good selection of drinks behind the bar and friendly staff. It was a shame that it was pretty empty (was a Thursday night though) as there was a distinct lack of atmosphere which would have been sorted if it had been busier.
Written 20 January 2020
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Helen Q
Brighton9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 couples
We visted here on a Friday night and ordered the Portuguese fish stew and polenta chips. The fish stew was delicious, sea bass cooked to perfection as were the mussels, crab, clams and prawns. Very generous portions and the polenta chips were a very nice addition. Service was great, definately a gem on the Brighton food scene!
Written 13 August 2021
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K Donno
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 none
This is a small venue - about 8 tables. We were given a table in the middle of the room, with staff having to pass constantly - none of who noticed that our food had not arrived an hour after we had ordered, despite bringing food for people who had arrived up to 40 minutes after us. When I followed up on this, a few more minutes passed before somebody came back to us with "oh, sorry - what was it you order? We'll get it done as soon as we can." At that stage we considered the chances of this establishment being able to produce a decent meal to be virtually nil, based on the poor organisation and service up to that point. Very much got he feeling that older customers are to be discouraged. Instead we went up to the top of the Hill (locals will know where) and met with a friendly, helpful staff who managed to fit us in for what proved to be a great roast, which helped salvage the afternoon. The only mark I can give the Greys is for the beer and wine, very good but a bit pricey.
Written 27 February 2023
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Alex450212
Southampton349 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 none
A very busy Sunday evening. We sat at a table for six with another couple at the other end. Ideal. They had six varieties of roast: my daughter had the vegan and I had the spinach, ricotta and goats cheese Wellington roast. Both excellent. Well presented and quickly served bearing in mind the place was packed. Hanover is lucky to have a good choice of local pubs and long may it continue.
Written 31 January 2020
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BrightonBelles
Brighton177 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 family
Visited The Greys again today after a few years away and we were very impressed with the quality & quantity of their Sunday lunches. The portion sizes were huge, the veggie/vegan options were excellent and our meat-eating friend said her roast chicken was delicious. Staff were welcoming & friendly despite it being very busy when we arrived. The food arrived quickly after ordering and was hot & tasty. Couldn’t fault anything - we were too full up after the main courses to sample any of the desserts but they also looked great. Booking is pretty much essential as only limited space in this small pub, although they do serve food until 8pm on a Sunday, assuming there’s anything left by then! Definite 10/10 for quality & quantity/value for money (£15 main course). Will be returning soon.
Written 12 February 2023
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Chelsea Hill
Ashton90 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
We had really high hopes of this place, as we’re from Northampton and are regular visitors of their sister pub, The Lamplighter, which has never disappointed us. However, the food at the Greys was of average/poor quality with tiny portions. We ordered fish and chips and were served half the size fish you would usually expect to get. Peppercorn sauce we were served were We ordered pudding in the hope of it making up for our small an disappointing main, but we wished we hadn’t. Bread and butter pudding was more like a chocolate sponge cake, with extremely watery custard. Staff were very friendly (although didn’t ask us how our food was). Who we assume to be the chef coming out of the back kitchen had a glass of wine in his hand stumbling out the pub. Wouldn’t return. Wouldn’t return.
Written 6 April 2024
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James
Brighton66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 couples
Absolutely exceptional food - whoever your chef is, hold onto him tight. Never heard of this place until a friend over coffee mentioned it for a good toast and frankly it was the best roast I’ve possibly ever had and the pudding was delicious too and worth every penny of £6 for a pudding. Dog friendly and even cooked a sausage for him. Friendly staff, trusting enough to have a table tab which is always a nice touch. Blackboard menu which I absolutely adore. Highly recommend under this chef as you can tell they have a passion for food
Written 30 April 2023
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Ste
Brighton116 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 friends
Disgusting Sunday lunch We ordered the belly pork and gammon when it arrived. The belly pork was burnt and was placed upside down on the plate so we wouldn’t see the burn bit. The gammon was overcooked and small, and to be honest it looked like a piece of old tongue the roast potatoes were Anaemic and tough and the beetroot was roasted too long and was caramelising and burnt. What was astonishing is that when we complained we were given beef which was equally as bad. The guy we spoke to seem to smirk as we were explaining it was not good enough and offered to give us 50% off of food we were not interested in saving money we were only interested in pointing out the food was not up to standard. After this experience. We will not be going back again because basically if they had been apologetic and maybe had said it was not up to their usual standard etc then we would possibly understand however, the service was atrocious including the gravy ! Bland, sickly and definitely I’m not up to their usual standard. What a shame !!
Written 18 September 2023
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Roddy P
Johannesburg927 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 family
Very good grub was served for everyone - from pies to pork sticks to pasta and fish and chips. The spot is cosy and friendly and the food very good, but not cheap. The chef puts a lot of work into his product and its preparation. Delicious chips and tangy dips made the meal memorable. Don’t sit close to the door when it’s cold as you will be blasted every time someone goes in or out
Written 21 March 2024
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Vicky R
4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
The pub itself is lovely, and the staff are friendly but the food was so disappointing. Didn’t expect or want it to be a ‘pile it high, sell it cheap’ place, and they had allowed us to do some swans but the portions for mains were really small. Most of the food was nice, but there were some weird issues, the table had two puddings with custard. One pot of custard has literally the consistency of milk, the other was the same but with lumps in it that looked like creme caramel. Had originally booked for a roast the next day as a celebration, but cancelled that as a result of Saturdays food.
Written 6 April 2024
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Gail T
Broadstairs33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 none
Wonderful Sunday lunch today and can highly recommend The Greys. Although obviously very busy, the staff were friendly and attentive and service was good. The food was amazing - tasty and very generous helpings - I struggled to finish but didn’t want to leave anything! Good atmosphere and if you are looking for a good Sunday lunch - look no further.
Written 27 September 2020
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Martin H
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 couples
Exceptional Sunday Roasts. I had the Nut Roast and my partner the Roast Beef. Everything was cooked to perfection and delivered hot to the table. Every morsel a joy and two empty plates at the end. Accompanied by a surprisingly good but cheap Merlot. Great atmosphere. Friendly and polite staff. Nothing to complain about at all.
Written 28 November 2023
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Steve D
Brighton2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 friends
We had a birthday lunch for 12 people. Everything was outstanding from the moment we arrived. I was told that the food was great by a friend and it exceeded expectations! Our party tried most dishes - all were excellent and excellent value for money. The wine and beer selection was great. James made our visit extra special by looking after us so well - excellent service. I cannot recommend The Greys more highly!
Written 14 May 2023
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Trudie B
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 family
Lovely friendly atmosphere, food was very good, pork belly was cooked to perfection all the veg was tasty although roast potatoes were not crispy, cauliflower cheese was delicious lots of gravy, we had rang the day before and preordered our food, but when we arrived at the pub the chef hadn’t been informed so there was only 2 pork belly dinners, a pork loin was offered in its place, which was very nice, those that had the beef said it was a little on the tough side, but enjoyed the roast, we will definitely be going there again.
Written 11 March 2024
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