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Sunday roast

The Black Lion Sunday roast is the best hangover cure of all time! Speedy service, good choice, and... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Beatrice M
via mobile
One of the friendliest places we frequented in Brighton!

We planned to eat here one night (menu looks cracking), but that didn't quite pan out... En-route... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
CriticalCritc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a drink early after work on a Thursday evening, at the bar, my friend was refused service for no reason. When asked why they refused to give a reason. The manager simply said 'I can't be dealing with you darling' and went...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Calum M
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The Black Lion Sunday roast is the best hangover cure of all time! Speedy service, good choice, and delicious food. Would highly recommend the pigs in blankets on the side!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beatrice M
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We planned to eat here one night (menu looks cracking), but that didn't quite pan out... En-route, we got distracted, and ended up eating elsewhere instead... decided to check it out anyway for another night (again, we got distracted and never made it there for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CriticalCritc
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

My Colleague went to the bar order a double vodka and lemonade... tick and a honey jack double no ice.... heres your jack.... i dont like jack.... i returned to the bar with a foul taste of plain jack in my kisser.... he called us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Z2065RDchrish
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited The Black Lion after reading trip adviser reviews on how the Sunday roast was amazing, and we were not let down! The food was amazing, and the service was even better! Everyone is so friendly and they really make the effort to give...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fleur C
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place during a day time as was raining very hard and we were in a group of 12 people. This wasn’t a problem for the staff. Was in there for about 5 hours during the day and we ate lunch as well there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Sad to give anywhere a 1, but sometimes the truth is needed, came here about 11pm on a Thursday for a celebration with my girlfriend, place had ok music and was pretty busy for a weekday, unfortunately the bar staffs peripheral vision was blocked by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AntonioBidwell
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Just waking up from a night out but man have the bouncers got big person syndrome worst part was felt I needed some air went outside (as advised) to get it and they wouldn't let me back in! Yes I had a few drinks what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gary20012
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We had Sunday lunch at the Black Lion partly because it offers a non meat eaters option which meant we could both enjoy our Sunday lunch together as my partner dosent eat meat. We had a really great time here, the staff are really friendly,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bruce w
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Just gone out for a cigarette and staff took my drink away. Asked the bar manager and he played the game with me like I was born yesterday or wasted. Disgusting !!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sarahdaltonnn
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