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Summary

“Not overly precious, but beautiful cooking” (and in “generous portions”) is the hallmark of this “always dependable”, “helpful and friendly” Hove gastroboozer from the local Gingerman group. A recent “refit has made the interior more modern”, as well as adding 11 boutique bedrooms upstairs.

£56
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“I love this pub!” – The Gingerman group’s Hove hostelry remains Brighton’s most popular gastropub. “Everything works: staff are very helpful, there are great roasts, perfectly cooked veg, rabbit or similar game that makes me so happy; and then there’s the pies... I’m going weak at the knees… if there is a heaven...”

£55
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Always dependable” – a Hove boozer that’s a favourite component of the local Gingerman empire; “a very attractive place”, it combines “very friendly staff” and “quality gastropub fare (rabbit, pâté, pies etc. all good, delicious desserts too)”.

£53
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Casual but special!” – that’s how legions of locals see this “unfailing” Hove gastropub (part of the local Gingerman empire), which, despite the odd accusation that it’s “overpriced”, wins a hymn of praise for its “effortless” service and “consistently excellent” cooking.

£52
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu, Portions
Yes
10 pm, Sun 9 pm
No trainers
55

The Ginger Pig Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Ginger Pig Restaurant in BN3, Brighton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Ginger Pig restaurant.
Roger W
A really buzzy gastropub - maybe a bit too ...
Reviewed 8 months, 30 days ago

"A really buzzy gastropub - maybe a bit too much as it was a bank holiday. The food was good if not very exciting but the staff made up for any deficiencies. Wished we had one in Twickenham."

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Aaron T
Good quality food - which has improved unde...
Reviewed 8 months, 30 days ago

"Good quality food - which has improved under new head chef Robin Koerst (formerly of the Set in Brighton). The grill items are particularly good. However, a recent refurb has left the atmosphere a little austere."

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3 Hove St, Brighton, BN3 2TR
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2 pm, 4 pm Sat & Sun, dinner 6.30 pm - 10 pm
Last orders: 10 pm, Sun 9 pm

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