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The Lord Nelson Inn

36 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ED, England
+44 1273 695872
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Really nice, spacious and themed pub

came here with a big group early evening on a Sunday and they were perfectly accommodating and... read more

Reviewed today
Rob V
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Fantastic traditional pub! Great German beers!

On of my friend told me about this little gem! Today I tried their new German beer from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2012Pierre
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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A lovely traditional pub in the North Laine, Brighton with an extensive range of real ales from Harvey's Brewery Lewes, and a very traditional pub menu, which is available every day from 12.00 until 9.00pm.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“the pub” (25 reviews)
“big portions” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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36 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ED, England
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+44 1273 695872
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Reviewed today

came here with a big group early evening on a Sunday and they were perfectly accommodating and served us all food and drinks. The roasts were delicious and they gave us our own room at the back in the conservatory. It is a big, themed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On of my friend told me about this little gem! Today I tried their new German beer from Dinkelacker... wow! One of the greatest beer I had for a long time! Try the Das Schwarze as well, truly unique! Recommend this beers and the pub...More

Thank 2012Pierre
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Yvonne R, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Pierre for your lovely review, glad you liked the new German beers, that means we will see you again to have some more? Looking forward to it, and thank you again. Regards Yvonne

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Have to say I do like this unspoilt back street local close to Brighton railway station especially if I can get a seat in the comfy front saloon bar section, which I did on my latest visit. The pub is divided into two rooms with...More

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Yvonne R, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi Steve, thank you so much for the lovely review, glad you liked the pub and its décor, and of course the Ale, hope you will visit us again soon. Regards Yvonne

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This pub has always been worth a long visit, and is much improved since it's recent refit, there are lots of different eating/ drinking areas for everybody. I've eaten here a few times, food is typical pub grub, slightly smaller portions than I'd like at...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We came here on a Sunday when we hadn't planned lunch but fancied a roast. So many places are booked solid on Sundays but there were plenty of tables in the Lord Nelson and they are dog friendly which was a plus for us. The...More

Thank BrightonBelle_10
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Yvonne R, Manager at The Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you very much for your nice review, so sorry you had to experience the loud people at the other table, its not the usual for us, unless its a football day of course, Sunday's are usually really mellow and laid back, so maybe you...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Good local pub good beer and friendly service from the bar staff under new management making a great impression always friendly and on the ball

Thank Robert W
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Yvonne R, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hi Robert, thank you so much for the lovely review, glad you noticed the changes I have made since I took over the management, don't forget to come and see us again soon... Best Regards Yvonne

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Today we visited the Lord Nelson for a roast, we were so looking forward to it but sadly came away a little disappointed. We last had a roast last April and it was th best I'd ever had, unfortunately today wasn't so good. The roast...More

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Yvonne R, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hi I am sorry your experience wasn't as good as it should have been, I have spoken to the Chef and the kitchen team, and we ensure you now that our portions are much bigger, I hope you will come back and see us soon...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The exterior is not very welcoming and inside the pub it is quite dark and dingy but the staff are very pleasant as are the locals! The drinks are not over priced and the food was of good quality. Don't let the exterior put you...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Served my apprenticeship on the right side of the bar here that long ago. Ms Jane Coverdale took me here for the pub quiz night in those days. You still around about, Jane? Since then, however the lovely ladies behind the bar appear to be...More

Thank Bob C
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Lisa M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you very much for such a lovely review. All of us at the Nelson hope to see you back here again very soon :)

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Owned by Harvey’s this is old school pub with simple but decent food. It has a small saloon area with bigger dining and garden areas outback. Nice staff

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Lisa M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Many thanks your review, we hope to see you back in The Lord Nelson again soon.

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