Visit our charming and historic pub in the heart of Brighton and Hove

Spread over three floors, including a cosy pub area, the Regency restaurant and a wonderful hidden roof-terrace, The Lion & Lobster is one of the oldest and most traditional pubs in Brighton and Hove.

About Us

Set in a quiet street close to the seafront and crammed with an eclectic mix of pictures, bric a brac and other fascinating curios, it’s truly unique – the kind of place you feel instantly at home in and one of the best-kept secrets in the area.

Find a cosy seat in the rabbit warren of nooks and crannies and enjoy a relaxing pint, a delicious home-cooked meal or both. The Lion & Lobster is also the perfect place for group gatherings – in fact, its magical atmosphere makes it the the kind of place you can’t wait to introduce friends to. Visit our charming and historic pub in the heart of Brighton and Hove and prepare to be enchanted…

Award-winning food

Our award-winning food is prepared freshly on site using ingredients we’ve sourced from the best local suppliers. We serve food throughout the day and have the following menus available. We’ve paired these with a fantastic range of carefully selected wines and other drinks.

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The Area

A stunning seaside, soaring observation tower, and iconic Palace Pier. It is known throughout the United Kingdom for its open-minded community and LGBTQ+ population, as well as its bohemian atmosphere and eco-friendly spirit.

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