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The Hope Inn

££ - £££, British,
West Pier | West Pier, Newhaven BN9 9DN, England
+44 1273 515389
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
West Pier | West Pier, Newhaven BN9 9DN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to the Hope on a Monday lunch time, on my look out for a good fish and chips, and this wasn't it. The staff were lovely but the batter on the fish was soggy and the size of the piece of fish quite small,...More

1  Thank jackade86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Thai green vegan curry and it was extremely bland and tasteless, normally I am able to finish my food, yet this was not pleasant. My boyfriend had the vegan stroganoff and it was also bland and not very nice. The non-vegan food...More

1  Thank meganbardsley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly riverside pub with excellent menu. Large outdoor riverside garden and open decking area. Staff very friendly and helpful. Menu is varied and very reasonably priced. Great discovery!

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the hope inn & its over from the beach in Newhaven down past the harbour & marina, (just past) next to Newhaven Fort. Lovely Pub, great feeling & welcoming pub, they have real ale & the food was up to a very...More

1  Thank Gareth Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Mum & I had lunch here on her birthday - although neither of us live in Newhaven now we both spent childhoods here & eating at the Hope gave us the opportunity to watch the river & the boats. We sat upstairs in the...More

Thank Ducatibabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here after a trip to Newhaven Fort. It was busy as it was fathers day. Dogs are welcome and we sat outside on the patio area and had a ploughmans lunch each, mine cost £7 as i had 2 choices and my wife's...More

Thank Andyh69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took some friends along for a return visit as they enjoyed it so much last time. Two of us had the lamb and mint casserole from the specials board which was delicious. The lamb dishes here are always good. The live bands really make it...More

Thank janroser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very tasty Sunday roast it was really good pub grub. Service was very quick and they were clearly busy. They had some love music too which was a nice addition

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub on the coast, serving a range of gluten free options, specials and main menu. Really refreshing to have so much choice. Good selection of cider, charming and friendly. Great gluten free locally sourced battered fish a real treat .

Thank aj77home
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Pleasant pub, and friendly staff, in a great location, average pub food nothing special but of a just passable standard. The landlady can be very abrasive !!!!

1  Thank Michelinfoodie123
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13 December 2015|
Response from lizg75 |
Hi , yes we allow dogs. We have a very large one of our own, she is normally out the back and not roaming in the pub so you are more than welcome to bring your pup. we serve til 8.45pm .See you then!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Pier | West Pier, Newhaven BN9 9DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Newhaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 515389
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