The Dorset Street Bar Review, Brighton

My colleagues and I headed to Brighton for an all day work conference. A day out of the office on a Friday is perfect, especially when you’re off to the seaside. The conference schedule was 10am till 6pm with an hour and half for lunch wahay. Whilst on lunch we came across many chain restaurants, but thought we would try something different and ended up in The Dorset Street Bar on North Road Brighton.

The Dorset Street Bar
The Dorset Street Bar

It was pretty full and busy when we arrived, but managed to get a table for 4. The décor was pretty funky, wooden chairs, Marylyn Monroe style picture frames around the restaurant and the stair wall leading to the toilets downstairs were all covered with posters, which was pretty cool.

Inside The Dorset Pub
Inside The Dorset Pub
Inside Dorset Restaurant
Inside the Dorset Restaurant
The Dorset's Stairwell
The Dorset’s Stairwell

Looking through the menu the choices were great all 4 of us didn’t know what to pick, but we had long enough to decide due to the restaurant being busy the waiter/waitress were kept on their toes. So We started off with the drinks:

Drinks at The Dorset Pub
Drinks at The Dorset Pub

Followed by the food which included: a 6oz Prime Steak Burger on a toasted bun with salad served with fries (£9.95):

6oz Prime Steak Burger
6oz Prime Steak Burger

A Pulled Pork Sandwich served on home-made Foccacia Bread (£6.95) with a home-made BBQ sauce served with Coleslaw and for an extra price you can add chips:

Pulled Pork Sandwich
Pulled Pork Sandwich

Home Cured Ham, Egg and Chips (£8.95) served with Hand Cut Chips:

Cured Ham, Egg and Chips
Cured Ham, Egg and Chips

And I opted for the Vegetarian Sausage and Mash served with buttered mash potato, onion gravy and Root Crisps (£8.95). This was scrumptious; the mashed potatoes were lovely and buttery and melted in my mouth. The onion gravy was rich with a lovely texture and flavour and complimented the sausages and mash:

Vegetarian Sausages and Mash
Vegetarian Sausages and Mash Potato with Onion Gravy

The Dorset is a welcoming pub, it has lots of character and I can understand why it was so busy. The food was gorgeous, and on a bright sunny day you are able to are sit outside. Even though the service was slow the day we went, if your ever in Brighton, make a visit to The Dorset Street Bar, it’s a great pub with even better food.

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