The Lion and Lobster


Hailed as one of the oldest and most notable pubs in Brighton, The Lion and Lobster, just shy of the town centre, is a den of renowned grub, cosy nooks and plush, traditional interiors.

A mighty maze of vintage adornments, The Lion and Lobster stands by its red seafaring name on the outside, but inside is a whole other tale to tell. From brass features and rich mahogany period pieces to walls adorned in framed history and roaring real fires throughout, this is a cosy cavern for Brightonians and out of towners the like. Boasting regency dining rooms, two bars and outdoor terraces, The Lion and Lobster is a pub adventure unto its own.

Find a cosy seat in the rabbit warren of nooks and crannies and enjoy a relaxing pint from a selection of local ales or craft beer, 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 kind of place you can’t wait to introduce your friends to. Visit the charming and historic pub in the heart of Brighton & Hove and prepare to be enchanted…

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Monday Night Quiz
The Lion and Lobster is one of Brighton's oldest pubs and also one of its most atmospheric. Head to this historic boozer every Monday from 8pm…

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On sale until 31st Dec 2022
£10 - £300


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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 23:00
Tuesday 16:00 23:00
Wednesday 16:00 23:00
Thursday 16:00 23:00
Friday 16:00 0:00
Saturday 12:00 0:00
Sunday 12:00 23:00



The Lion and Lobster, 24, Sillwood Street, BN1 2PS


Town Centre


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Grill, Gastro, Pub Food, British and Christmas Lunch/Dinner food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Known for their independent thoroughfare and locally sourced grub, The Lion and Lobster don't serve lion, but they do serve lobster and other pub dishes the like. Try one of their homemade pizzas from £6.95 or tuck in to their Tahini glazed salmon for £11.95.

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