Polar East (Brighton) Reviews
Newest Review: ... does. There was once a lovely old pub on the site of Polar East: The Burlington was a pub of faded Edwardian grandeur, friendly banter and good beer. I always liked it on aSunday afternoon or evening. It was a place for a gentle pint after a hard weekend. It was tatty and grubby but like an old shoe, it was comfortable and loved. But times have changed, and market economics rule and old style pubs don't make as much money as trendy bars. The Burlington became the Polar East. One of a small chain in Brighton. But by forgetting that the Burlington ever existed and judging it on its own merits the Polar East has its charms. The décor is... more
Customer Polar East (Brighton) Reviews (1)
by - written on 30/01/01, updated on 09/05/01 (Very useful, 41 readings)
How does the old saying go? If it ain't broke don't fix it? It's a difficult sentiment to disagree with, especially where pubs are concerned. Good pubs are a rare breed. So when a good traditional old boozer with a rare atmosphere and a committed clientele is shut down and replaced with trendy bar the old adage that money talks seems more true than ever. Old pubs don't make the money that a stylish bar does. There was once a lovely old pub on the site of Polar East: The Burlington was a pub of faded Edwardian grandeur, friendly banter and good beer. I always liked it on aSunday afternoon or evening. It was a place for a gentle pint after a hard ... Read the complete review
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