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Ruby, Coldean, Brighton

Coldean Lane
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Punch Taverns

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Reviews of Ruby (Average Rating: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Steve C left this review about The Hikers Rest

I visited the Hiker’s Rest on Saturday evening at about 20:00 whilst a disco was in full flow. This was set up on the oche of the dartboard that is along the front window to the right of the entrance. On the right hand wall is the bar that is stocked with standard draught alongside two hand pumps. The Adnams was off during my visit, but Bombardier was available from the friendly bar staff. Around to the rear of the bar is an area that houses a pool table and another dartboard. There are two plasma screens in the bar area and at the rear there is a projector screen for showing Sky Sports. The walls are adorned with Seagulls memorabilia and some signed shirts are stuck to the ceiling and displayed in cases. There are also some old paper clippings in the gents so I think I can safely say that the governor is a big Albion fan.
There is a beer garden out the back where some picnic tables can be found on a raised decked area and some of these are under a shelter. A couple of picnic tables can also be found out the front of the pub alongside some parking spaces.
A quiz is advertised for every Sunday evening from 20:00.

I found this pub to be a friendly local’s establishment and even the bouncer on the door was approachable. This isn’t a place I would go out of the way to revisit, but I would pop back in if passing.

On 9th April 2012 - rating: 7
[User has posted 3586 recommendations about 3565 pubs]

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Map location corrected by john mcgraw
Falmer, 1.07 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Moulsecoomb, 1.2 miles, 23 min walk (show)
London Road (Brighton), 2.36 miles, 45 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Ruby, Brighton
19th Dec 2018, 20:12
Request to mark pub as open by ROB Camra approved
19th Dec 2018, 20:12
Request to mark pub as open submitted by ROB Camra, with included notes: Reopened as Ruby.

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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 09 April 2012 by hondo .
  • Darts : Yes last updated 09 April 2012 by hondo .
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 09 April 2012 by hondo .
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 09 April 2012 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 09 April 2012 by hondo .
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