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Hand In Hand

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We were in Brighton watching the speed trials. Decided on a break for lunch and walked one street... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
W Sussex.
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A jewel in Brighton’s pubbing crown, this historic little Kemptown gem is the place to go for good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
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33 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1JN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Brighton watching the speed trials. Decided on a break for lunch and walked one street back from the sea front to find this gem! Friendly staff, superb ales and cider and a brilliant live band. The pie man even paid a visit,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A jewel in Brighton’s pubbing crown, this historic little Kemptown gem is the place to go for good beers, incredibly friendly staff and a wonderfully warm inclusive atmosphere- whether you’re new in town, or one of the Hand’s legion of colourful regulars. With regular jazz...More

Thank jamesgrape
Reviewed 21 July 2018

great landlady helpful staff so friendly never any trouble as soon as you walk in you are so welcomed only problem is once you settle in you don't want to leave so you end up spending your whole night there have meet new friends there...More

2  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The Hand in Hand is a really quirky pub and the smallest pub in Brighton. They have an excellent selection of craft beers and real ales, along with the usual spirits and ciders. An interesting little place, with a good mix of locals and tourists....More

1  Thank Testarossa1980
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Rolled up to Hand in Hand after a day at Love Supreme. Enjoyed the live music, the fine German lager and the wonderful bar staff. The landlady is a treasure. A reason to stay in Kemptown next year when I'm down here for Love Supreme.

Thank RichardG3967
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Pleasant staff and friendly atmosphere but some of the stuff on the walls and ceiling needs taking down and dusting. Unfortunately the standard of cleaning in the bar area raises questions about what happens elsewhere. Sorry but that’s how I felt. Plenty of competition means...More

Thank alan2303
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Tiny pub which brews its own beers. Chilled and atmospheric. Great to be able to hear each other speak. Lucky to get seats, right on the street so no seats outside. Great for people watching too

Thank VT01273
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I used to think my traditional back street local in North London was cluttered with eclectic stuff on every surface but a visit here shows that there’s always the opportunity to fit a lot more in. Located just a short distance from the beach front...More

1  Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Walking by with my son, we went in and were warmly greeted by the bartender, Glen. He was extremely helpful in helping choose with beer to try, and gave great ideas of what to see. We even met a couple of ‘regulars’ (hi to Scott...More

1  Thank Excursion765263
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My dad and I walked past this pub and wanted to give it a try. The moment we came into the pub we were greeted by the bar tender Glen, we had an amazing time and Glen is an amazing bar tender! He made us...More

3  Thank Cyle M
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