Caxton Arms, Brighton

Opening times

  • Mon - Thu

    12:00 - 00:00

  • Fri - Sat

    12:00 - 01:00

  • Sun

    12:00 - 23:00

How to find us

Caxton Arms

36 North Gardens,
Brighton,
BN1 3LB

01273 380232

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A Destination

The Caxton Arms is not place you discover in passing. Tucked away close to Brighton train station, it is one of the town’s best-kept secrets.

Our customers come to us with a purpose, whether it is to sample our great food, have a few cocktails & pints or browse the books we have for sale.

The pub has the benefit of being split over 2 levels with 3 bars, a mezzanine balcony and heated lower garden.

Our Mission..

Is to go above and beyond and exceed your expectations. To serve delicious, affordable food & drinks in a bustling environment that will make you want to return to week after week.

Caxton Arms, Brighton
Caxton Arms, Brighton

History

The Caxton Arms opened in 1928 as a community pub to support the now closed dairy on North Gardens. The pub is named after William Caxton an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer.

He is credited for introducing the printing press into England in the 15th century He was also the first English retailer of printed books, the first book known to have been produced at his press in Westminster was an edition of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

In 2002, William Caxton was voted one of the top 100 Greatest Britons in a BBC poll.