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The Bristol Bar, Brighton

Paston Place
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Reviews of The Bristol Bar (Average Rating: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Adam Tamm left this review about The Bristol Arms

Great pub with fantastic food at reasonable prices. Steve C must have had his eyes closed to have missed out on a great menu!
Best pub this side of town with the best sea views, friendly staff and great decor.
Highly recommended.

On 11th July 2012 - rating: 10
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Steve C left this review about Bristol Bar

The Bristol Arms used to be called the Bristol Bar when it was in fact the bar of the upstairs hotel. These rooms have now all been turned into apartments and this place has been left to its own devices, although it still has the feel of a hotel bar. To the right of the entrance are the toilets and a room that houses a table tennis table and plasma screen (No sports ads seen). The bar area to the left of the entrance is long and thin with a raised seating area at the end by the front windows. The bar supports three hand pumps, one of which was unused leaving Harvey’s Best and Tribute as the ale options. There is also a standard draught selection alongside San Miguel and there is a food display area at the end of the bar. This was empty during my visit late last Tuesday evening and I didn’t spot any menus. The barman was friendly enough, but I thought this place to be very sterile and the dim lighting given off by the candles on every table didn’t help.

This pubs two nearest peers are both better than here so I do not plan to make a return visit in the near future.

On 26th February 2012 - rating: 5
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Roger Button left this review about Bristol Bar

Situated just off Marina Drive in the middle of hotel country, it looks more like a hotel bar from the street but feels more of a pub once inside. Good range of beers (excellent pint of Harveys) and decent looking menu. Nautical theme with the walls covered with oars, knots, prints and posters of ships, boats, wrecks etc. Interesting cabinet of porcelain figures. Far enough away from the town centre to avoid the "kiss me quick hat" brigade. Separate pool room. Dogs allowed in (canine variety). Not really handy for Brighton's attractions but the Concorde 2 music venue is within shouting distance. Worth the walk if you want to get away from the usual Brighton crowds.

On 30th October 2005 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by Steve C
London Road (Brighton), 1.97 miles, 37 min walk (show)
Brighton, 2.11 miles, 40 min walk (show)
Moulsecoomb, 2.52 miles, 48 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Bristol Bar, Brighton
2nd Feb 2020, 12:29
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2nd Feb 2020, 10:55
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  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 30 October 2005 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 26 February 2012 by Will Larter
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