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The Rights of Man Pub Lewes Sussex.

££ - £££, British,
179 High Street, Lewes BN7 1YE, England
+44 1273 486894
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (21 reviews)
“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“jambalaya” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
179 High Street, Lewes BN7 1YE, England
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been here before and know what to expect. Beer is not as good as it should be given it is a Harveys pub but the wine is good and not overpriced. The food is better than average and there is generally enough of a...More

1  Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the pub on Sunday for a roast and needed somewhere that allowed dogs ..... What a treat the roast lamb and pork were nummy! Huge home cooked Yorkshire puds plenty of vegetables and all just so tasty! The staff were friendly and helpful...More

Thank blundensofboc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A traditional pub with a good range of Harveys' ales. A really nice building to enter and a charming, friendly atmosphere. Staff were friendly and helpful and prices about par for Lewes. Will put it on my list of places to call into whenever I...More

Thank PARIS522
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a large party of French relatives and friends in for lunch at the Rights of Man and they were most impressed by both the food and the service. The tapas were excellent and the main courses of sea bream, salmon fish cake and...More

Thank peteandjackie2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked for a late Sunday lunch and were aware that our table might not be ready on time due to a previous booking.Upon arrival we were invited to have a drink at the bar whilst we waited for our table to become available....More

Thank juffyjuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the interior. Food was tasty and brought to timely. Ale was good from local producer Harvey's. Very friendly and polite staff. Overall very good experience.

Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a regular visitor to this pub it never disappoints. On this occasion we decided to have lunch in the sun on the roof terrace. I chose the ribeye steak, which was tasty and perfectly cooked, as were the accompanying chips with a fresh rocket...More

Thank skip091968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This gastro pub is especially nice if weather allows to sit outside the restaurant room is dark in comparison but comfortable. The waitress managed effortlessly in managing the tables although it was not full and she was friendly and helpful. The Sunday lunches are a...More

Thank Peterwilliamhumphrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We choose The Rights of Man out of the many choices to have our Wedding Day Meal. We loved the décor and the atmosphere that was provided and on a sunny day the roof terrace is a real gem with views of Lewes Castle. Ed...More

Thank Hayley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in the area working for a client and wanted to stay away from the touristy fish n chips stuff. I'm not a drinker, but the food here was the best I have had in many trips to the UK. I had a "proper...More

1  Thank Bob W
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Nearby Attractions
Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum
419 reviews
.06 miles away
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.18 miles away
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.35 miles away
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.31 miles away
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2015|
Response from ROMLEWES | Property representative |
Either on the high street. (2 hours max) or the maltings car park by the castle. lewes.gov.uk/community/21143.asp. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 High Street, Lewes BN7 1YE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 486894
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