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The Chimney House

) #151 of 860 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ , British,
28 Upper Hamilton Road, Brighton BN1 5DF, England
+44 1273 556708
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pigs head” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“hogget” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
28 Upper Hamilton Road, Brighton BN1 5DF, England
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent and not over priced which is refreshing. I had a burger (no ordinary burger) and chips and the were the best chips I've ever had! The girls serving were so friendly. Would definitely eat here again

Thank Freddie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for a quick bite before a theatrical performance at a nearby venue, we were able to sit outside...food ordered was tasty and well presented, the beers were well kept and the staff friendly. Worth a visit.

Thank Geoff37
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

So I hadn't been here for years and then I ended up going twice in two weeks. It's a fantastic pub hidden in the houses. (Dog friendly) We went there early ish in the evening, I think 6.30, and 7 the next time, during the...More

Thank BrightonJonnykansas
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday purely for the roast. A reliable source had told me it was the best roast dinner in the world (!) and I have to say it didn't disappoint. Great veg, carrot, kale, beetroot. Really nicely cooked potato, good and crisp...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We've moved away from the area, so it's been a while since this was our local. But I'm happy to report the food and atmosphere are as great as ever and I was delighted that I chose to spend my birthday here with 10 friends.

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We had high hopes for the chimney house... unfortunately it was very very disappointing. The reason it gets 2 stars rather than 1, is that the starter was actually really nice. The mains however were over cooked and we both ended up leaving most of...More

Thank Nurdis
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A friendly local with a good reputation for Sunday roasts , normally go in on a Sunday and I'm always made to feel welcome , end of service they put out roast pots and Yorkshires on the bar but be quick , they get snapped...More

Thank richard37
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The food was overpriced for what it was. We tried some of the random things on the menu, like Reindeer moss and it was pointless, not tasty and it just felt like they were trying too hard. However, the pig head croquettes were delicious. Over...More

Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Six of us celebrated a friends birthday, not the norm for us to venture to off the beaten track from the centre of Brighton or Hove, but it was well worthwhile. A good vibrant bar area and busy dining section. The menu is not extensive...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The food was really delicious. The chef is a real chef! The staff were so nice and polite. Atmosphere was nice, too. Perhaps they could drop the price slightly so as to get a 5* rating.

Thank ChristosandIrene
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Rosalind N
Thinking about visiting on a Sunday, but your menu doesn't look very coeliac-friendly. What's the position please?
27 March 2015|
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Response from Tomtalk24 |
Hey Rosalind, With our Sunday Roasts only the gravy and the Yorkshire Puddings contain gluten. With a little warning when making a reservation the chefs can prepare gluten free substitutes. I hope this helps answer your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Upper Hamilton Road, Brighton BN1 5DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 556708
  • E-mail
Description
Located just a short walk from Seven Dials, the Chimney House offers something for everyone from a cup of tea and a slice of cake, pint of Harveys, glass of prosecco, dirty little burger or a relaxed three course meal.

We strive to source our ingredients from within Sussex with fish from Shoreham and Newhaven, fruit and vegetables from local farms and glasshouses as well as meat from Garlic Wood Farm.

We are open all day Tuesday to Sunday and look forward to seeing you even if its just for a jar of chutney.
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