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The Prince Albert, Brighton

48 Trafalgar Street
Brighton
BN1 4ED
Phone: 01273730499
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Delboy 20 left this review about The Prince Albert

Very striking pub well described below. We were short on time so we had a quick drink from Burning sky which was decent. I would happily call again.

On 30th September 2019 - no rating submitted
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Tris C left this review about The Prince Albert

A commanding pub, made all the more striking by the polychromatic paint job to the double-fronted façade. The end result rather sums up the essence of Brighton in a nutshell.
The interior is multi-roomed with pale bare floors and simple pine furniture, peripheral pew seating, wicker chairs with colourful patterned wallpaper, some painted t ‘n’ g panelling and lots of beer mats. There are murals of everyone from Mr. Spock to an imperial star destroyer guarding the Death Star; eclectic is too tame a word to describe the interior, though ugly sums up the cash machine. There are fireplaces to the rooms, use not discerned, but there’s a log burning stove to one which does appear to be functional. Live music seems to be the big thing here and you can hear it from the pavement but it’s more muted inside, so I expect that it takes place on the upper floors, not explored.
Ales: good service dishing out that listed below with my Burning Sky’s Plateau at a very reasonable £1.80 a half and a welcome drop too.
This place seems to be a lot of fun, but we were in relatively early in the evening, so I don’t know how banging it might be towards closing time when the drink has been flowing freely.
Note that there are no locks to the gent’s lavatory cubicles, which is possibly an anti-drug use measure but denying people their privacy isn’t on.

On 1st April 2018 - rating: 8
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Prince Albert

Originally built in 1848 as a station hotel. This is now a large and striking bohemian pub and what with the multi coloured painted exterior, it looks very Cuban in style. The service in here was excellent, even though the pub was busy on our visit and the staff were very friendly and chatty. I went for the Burning Sky Plateau, which would definitely pass the three pint mark.

On 31st March 2018 - rating: 8
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Map location corrected by hondo .
Brighton, 0.55 miles, 10 min walk (show)
London Road (Brighton), 0.78 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Preston Park, 1.63 miles, 31 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Prince Albert, Brighton
30th Sep 2019, 20:59
Review submitted by Delboy 20
 
27th Nov 2018, 19:49
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 29 March 2018 by Tris C
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 29 March 2018 by Tris C
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 30 March 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 12 March 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Darts : No last updated 29 March 2018 by Tris C
  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 30 March 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 30 March 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 30 March 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 12 March 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Micropub : No last updated 12 March 2017 by paulof horsham
  • Pinball : No last updated 29 March 2018 by Tris C
  • Pool Table : No last updated 29 March 2018 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 20 October 2010 by Alan Hurdle
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 30 March 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 12 March 2017 by paulof horsham
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