Welcome to The Pump House

Famous for cellars that date from medieval times

You will find The Pump House in Brighton within a short stroll of Prince Albert Street, North Street and East Street - however you won't find another like it.

Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.

A fascinating past

The Pump House is one of the oldest and most historic buildings in Brighton; A stone fireplace in our bar bears the initials of Miss Elliot who bought the building in 1766 and the cellars of our fine old building date from medieval times. When the beach was further inland a hand-operated pump was used to bring sea water to us and to nearby hostelries as people believed it had health giving properties.

One of a kind

The Pump House is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

 

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