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Franklin Tavern, Brighton

158 Lewes Road
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Steve C left this review about Franklin Tavern

It was very quiet in the Franklin Tavern Early on Tuesday evening just gone. The only people present were an old couple who were on first name terms with the barman and a small group of students who were playing darts and pool in an area to the right around the back of the bar. Around the back of the bar to the left is a seating/dining area and to the left of the entrance is a stage area that has a curtain drawn across it. There is at least one television and a plasma screen that were showing a premier league review show via Sky Sports. This was muted and some very sedate background music was piping away. The events calendar has something listed for every evening, although most of these ‘events’ involved student food discounts. However, there is a quiz every Wednesday and Thursday is open mic night.
The bar is stocked with standard draught and two of the hand pumps were unused leaving the ever-present Sussex stalwart of Harvey’s Best as the ale option.

I found it quite depressing in here and I would drink elsewhere if I lived locally.

On 22nd January 2012 - rating: 5
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Map location corrected by Steve C
London Road (Brighton), 0.66 miles, 12 min walk (show)
Moulsecoomb, 1.01 miles, 19 min walk (show)
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11th Jul 2015, 16:18
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11th Jul 2015, 13:24
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  • Live Music : Yes last updated 22 January 2012 by Pub SignMan
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 22 January 2012 by Pub SignMan
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 22 January 2012 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 22 January 2012 by Pub SignMan
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