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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 good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
West Pier | West Pier, Newhaven BN9 9DN, England
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1 - 10 of 280 reviews

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went on a sunday for a family meal, the food was amazing and the bar staff were so friendly. The boy who served us, reece, was also very smiley and polite. Really enjoyed our afternoon!

Thank katiellenx
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here on Friday evening and despite being very busy the food was as good as ever. Great beer and friendly service.

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a very rustic traditional old style seaside pub, friendly service and a very reasonable lunch time menu. We sat at the front of the far looking over the harbour entrance looking to the right there s a nice view of the sea and...More

Thank Bryan T
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming,plenty of seating outside for a cool beer in the sunshine. Can't comment on the food as only had a drink.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Lovely atmosphere, friendly, welcoming staff - especially the management. Food is nice and fresh, if a tad expensive. Outside seating area on harbour side, where you can watch the ferry come in and out. Regular live music events and beer festivals.

Thank Kay P B M
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here hoping for some nice fish and chips, seemed like a place full of good potential, unfortunately what we got instead was some sort of brown fish fried in week old batter, the accompanying bread and butter consisted of one miserable slice of day...More

Thank Hhfddhvvhh
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We went on Sunday as a family of six and really enjoyed it. Good pub grin at fair prices. Child friendly and nice views of the Harbor.

Thank Benlondon79
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Two recent visits staff really friendly beer great. Good pub grub at reasonable prices. Best pub in area

Thank nigeldebbie
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Great place or fish and chips looking out at ferry arriving. Cosy pub atmosphere or upstairs on the terrace.

Thank lawday
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Called here on a busy Monday evening, staff very helpful, food good. Returned later in the week for drinks outside, saw the ferry depart. Both visits were very enjoyable.

Thank 215rosieg
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Questions & Answers
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, Breakfast, 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
View, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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