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Busby and Wilds

$$ - $$$, ,
8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
+44 1273 696135
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Pub, Gastropub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lunch here with a friend after a tip-off from another friend that they had discovered this lovely restaurant tucked away on Rock Street called Busby and Wilds. I chose their braised Moroccan lamb shoulder spiced chickpea stew, which came with yogurt and a...More

1  Thank marrss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were quite a large group there for a Sunday Roast but they were able to accomodate us and the food was great. Lovely crisp roasties, a large selection of vegetables served family style with big serving dishes on the table, good selection of roast...More

Thank lyn61_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was working on scaffolding nearby and decided to take a lunchtime punt on this place as The Mad Hatter Inn, the other pub, was closed... And what a serendipitous turn of events that was! Beautifully furnished, nice shaded outside patio area, pristine toilets and,...More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous meal dog made very welcome, staff and ambience lovely, can't fault it. Big thumbs up well done

Thank Martin p
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We visited yesterday for a three course lunch. Its a great space and service was first class. My starter of goats cheese, with a beautiful salad and candied walnut was one of the nicest things I have ever eaten! I wish I could eat it...More

2  Thank Sussexresident2014
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This local gastropub is in a great location in Kemp Town (but away from the crowds). It has the feel of a local but the staff were very friendly welcoming. The menu offered a good choice and food was excellent. Some of the starters were...More

Thank Aston_9
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent veggie roast. Walnut, hazelnut and almond roast with tonnes of veg. The carrot and swede mash was particularly good. A bit more costly than the average roast but then it was more than an average roast, so well worth it. They were clearly busy...More

Thank Sightseer715566
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We visited Busby and Wilds whilst on a trip to Brighton twice recently. We went for lunch on our first visit where we were greeting by a friendly reception. I had the two course lunch menu which included calamari and steak, chips and salad. All...More

1  Thank Narelle H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

You know you've had a great roast dinner when you wake up the next day and you find yourself remembering just how good it tasted and wishing you were going back again for another one! Well done guys perfection topped off with cauliflower cheese which...More

2  Thank L0umay
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Great food served by lovely staff, who go out of their way to make you feel welcome. My extremely 'picky' friend said it was the best meal she'd had for a long time and I couldn't agree more. We'll be back!

2  Thank Jill D
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Response from Emily A | Property representative |
Hello, it is street parking, but blue badges are apllicable if you can find a spot. There are double yellow line immediately outside which I think you can park on also.
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Very Dog Friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 Rock Street, Brighton BN2 1NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 696135
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Busby and Wilds is a family owned, neighborhood public house, which prides itself on its quality of ingredients; all freshly prepared to order. We have a love of Food and Drink, all at a reasonable price in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
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