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Royal Sovereign, Shoreham by Sea

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user reviews of the Royal Sovereign, Shoreham by Sea

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Shocked for two reasons on my last visit
1 Timothy Taylor Landlord no longer sold, my 2nd favorite beer.
2 Price of a pint of Harvey's Sussex has risen from £3.20 to £3.55. Not sure how that could be justified but guess it's an affluent area, supply and demand etc
Apart from that it's a good pub!
Zumo - 2 Mar 2013 08:43
A nice little selection of real ales, with a perfectly acceptable Wadworth 6X my tipple with my lunch. Very nice Thai menu, full marks for the fish cake starter and the green curry main course.

Staff quite nice too.
Ade.The.Raider - 29 Oct 2012 16:45
Lovely traditional pub in shoreham.
Had very good guinness,and friend loved the ale.
Nice locals very friendly.
Lovely professional staff,will visit again soon.
rainbowian - 19 May 2012 11:04
Agree with previous comment - Dark Star American Pale Ale was absolutely excellent. Atmosphere was also friendly and relaxed. Enjoyed watching the horse racing on Saturday afternoon. More pubs should do this. We'll return.
in1dryboy - 17 Apr 2011 16:53
Nice pub, difficult on a Sunday to get a seat as it's pretty reserved for food. Good pint of American Pale Ale (Dark Star) and Timthy Taylor's Landlord also ok.
uriahheep - 8 Jun 2010 15:39
Great winter pub a roaring fire and friendly staff. Fortunately no sign of Ken
shoreleaf - 21 Feb 2010 15:49
If it's good enough for Ken Bishop it's good enough for me!
Fenultimate - 10 Jan 2008 12:45
Great photo attached and the frontage looks equally nice from the inside, original windows proclaiming wines, sprits, etc. Also beers Pride, Landlord, Harveys, Abbot and, unusually outside the west country, a decent pint of 6X. Another well-used chatty locals bar, and the chippy is on the adjacent John Street.
trainman - 18 Nov 2007 16:12
Proper boozer with a good reputation for roasts. Used to get a bit 'heavy' pre smoking ban. Nicer now.
robbyc0 - 22 Oct 2007 12:16
Believe me, if Ken Bishop has recommended this pub, it has to be good.
And it is!
Fenultimate - 29 Apr 2007 16:21
Sunday roast is excellent and the beers are good.When the smoking ban comes in I'll give this place a 10.
trevor2121 - 18 Feb 2007 20:48
The stella was warm, not the cigar, euugh
vodkalord - 20 Jan 2007 00:01
I asked for a pint of Stella an the landlord handed me a Panatella, my fault for asking for wifebeater i suppose...it was warm as well
vodkalord - 20 Jan 2007 00:00
No longer in the Camra Good Beer Guide. I wonder why?
anonymous - 12 Mar 2006 13:00
Tucked away in Middle Street, you'll often have a choice of Tanglefoot, "K&B" (now Badgers) Sussex, Brakspear Special, Fullers London Pride, Whitbread Flowers, plus other guest beers. Can be 'lively' at times, but with the usual food, music & fruit machine it's engaging nonetheless.

Robin - 8 Jul 2004 07:32
Music too loud, too many kids
Ken Bishop - 21 Jan 2004 18:52
A little pub off the high street offering six real ales 365 days.

The landlord Simon is a reincarnation of Basil Fawlty both in looks and temperament. A must visit
Ken Bishop - 3 Jan 2004 13:41

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