The Ginger Dog
“Robust pub cooking à la McKellar” - AA Inspector
BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX
Our Inspector's view
This Kemp Town boozer took on a new lease of life when it joined the stable of local Ginger venues. The bar is a convivial hangout, while the simple setting of pine floors, buttoned grey banquettes and whimsical animal themed wallpaper in the dining room sets a perfect tone for the kitchen's flavour-driven modern British menus.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 45
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: false
- Wines under £30: 23
- Wines over £30: 27
- Wines by the glass: 26
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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About the area
Discover East Sussex
East Sussex, along with its western counterpart, is packed with interest. This is a land of stately homes and castles, miles of breezy chalk cliffs overlooking the English Channel, pretty rivers, picturesque villages and links to our glorious past. Mention Sussex to many people and images of the South Downs immediately spring to mind – ‘vast, smooth, shaven, serene,’ as the writer Virginia Woolf described them. She and her husband lived at Monk’s House in the village of Rodmell, near Lewes, and today, her modest home is managed by the National Trust and open to the public.
There are a great many historic landmarks within Sussex, but probably the most famous is the battlefield where William, Duke of Normandy defeated Harold and his Saxon army to become William the Conqueror of England. By visiting Battle, near Hastings, you can, with a little imagination, picture the bloody events that led to his defeat. East Sussex’s pretty towns such as Lewes, Rye and Uckfield have their charms, while the city of Brighton offers museums and fascinating landmarks, the best-known and grandest feature being the Royal Pavilion.
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