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Brewers Fayre The Drove

Fun for the kids with our Indoor play area. Call the restaurant to book play.

Newhaven restaurant details

The Drove


East Sussex


Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm


Breakfast serving times

Weekdays: 6.30am-10.30am

Weekends: 7am-11am

Facilities - Call to book

Indoor play: All Week 12pm-7pm

Kids birthday parties

The menus


Gather the family and enjoy the ultimate highlight of the week every Sunday from 12pm. Choose from our succulent hand-carved turkey, beef or gammon, or why not try all three? With unlimited extras such as our crispy roast potatoes, golden Yorkshire puds, yummy veggies and signature red wine gravy, you’re in for a treat from just £11.49, with kids roast just £4.99.  Leave the hard work and washing up to us - after all, Sunday is the day of rest!


Keep the kids busy this school holiday

We encourage you to phone your local site to book your play session in advance, however we do welcome walk-ins in our quieter times.

Kids' Play At Brewers Fayre

All of our restaurants have activity sheets to keep little ones entertained whilst you dine with us but did you know...more than 60 of our restaurants have indoor play areas?
From slides & climbing frames to colourful activity packs, our play areas are BURSTING with fun for little ones. We are more than just soft play too – there are plenty of activities happening all year round, from discos, to crafts, messy plan to quizzes.

For only £4.50  for 90 mins of play the kids can run wild whilst you sit back and relax. Pop in and join in the fun today, we guarantee there will be smiles all round!

birthday parties

Get the party started

Looking for somewhere to host your child’s special birthday? Look no further than PLAY AT. We have a fun filled party that your little one and their friends will love and for only £11.49* including a dedicated Party Host to make sure everything runs smoothly, it’s great value that wont break the bank. Hip Hip Hooray!!!

Kids can enjoy a 2 hour party, a yummy, nutritious 2 course meal and drink and an exciting party bag for each child! Better yet, you can leave all the decorating to us AND every party-goer will get FREE play at their next visit! And did we mention, the Birthday child goes FREE?! Book your child’s party with us today. Contact us to find out more. 

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The Drove Brewers Fayre restaurant in Sussex


Our team

Come and join us at The Drove Brewers Fayre for great-value meals and service with a smile near Brighton. From group bookings in Newhaven to fun family meals, our loyal, friendly team members are passionate about making every visit memorable! We love supporting our community too, which is why we cater for two major cycling events each year, maintain strong relationships with other local businesses and host occasional charity events and raffles to raise money for GOSH. So, whatever the occasion, our Newhaven Brewers Fayre is ideal when you’re looking for family restaurants in Sussex.

Our location

You’ll love the location of The Drove Brewers Fayre when you’re looking for great places to eat near Newhaven. We’re right next to the Ouse Estuary Nature Reserve and the family-friendly Newhaven Museum, plus popular places to visit in Sussex like Brighton Palace Pier and the Birling Gap are just a 25-minute drive away!  

Why we love Newhaven

Don’t miss out on visiting scenic Newhaven throughout your Sussex short breaks. Whether you’re exploring Newhaven Fort, relaxing on Seaford Beach, or enjoying days out at Drusillas Park, our family friendly restaurant is close to all the best things to do in Sussex. 

Check out our other restaurants in Sussex. 

Frequently asked questions

Wondering what to eat when you’re dining out in Sussex? Our Head Chef recommends the Buttermilk Chicken Goujons for starters, the Sirloin Steak for mains and the Baked Cookie S'mores for dessert! 

If you’re looking for tasty Sunday roasts in Newhaven, come and visit us at The Drove Brewers Fayre. Our Brewers Fayre restaurants serve up the best roast in town from 12pm every Sunday, so you can look forward to filling up your plate with mouth-watering cuts of turkey, gammon and beef with plenty of delicious roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and more on the side. Plus, kids can enjoy their own tasty Sunday lunches in Sussex too!

Get your days out in Sussex off to a great start with us at The Drove Brewers Fayre. Our Brewers Fayre serves up delicious, all-you-can-eat breakfasts in Newhaven every morning, so you and the family can tuck into Premium Sausages, Back Bacon Rashers, eggs cooked your way, and more. Plus, ordering our Premier Inn Breakfast means you can help yourself to our tasty continental selection, too, including fresh croissants and muffins, fruit and cereals, and even American-style pancakes. What’s not to love?

If you’re looking for family friendly restaurants in Sussex, then you’ll love dining with us at The Drove Brewers Fayre. Our Brewers Fayre kids’ menu lets little ones build their own three course meals for just £4.99, so they can tuck into tasty starters, enjoy delicious and nutritious mains like Oven Baked Fish Bites or Ten Veg Tomato Pasta and finish it all off with a delicious dessert! Plus, up to two under-16s eat breakfast for free when one adult orders a full Premier Inn Breakfast or Meal Deal!

The Drove Brewers Fayre is perfect if you’re looking for things to do with the kids in Newhaven at mealtimes. We have an exciting soft play area that kids up to 12 can enjoy all week between 12pm-7pm! We also have a garden with a fun outdoor play area for kids, so come on over and enjoy fun family days out in Sussex with us. Find out more about our Brewers Fayre indoor play areas.

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at The Drove Brewers Fayre. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01273 612 356 to find out more about our Brewers Fayre group bookings in Sussex. If you’re planning events in Newhaven for more than 16 people, you can either give us a call to book or select ‘other’ for the number of guests on our Brewers Fayre booking page and submit an enquiry with us. Whatever your party size though, we’d always recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment! We have different zones throughout our restaurant – zones two, three and four are close to the play area and ideal for families, while zone one is for adults only. Some of our Brewers Fayre restaurants have function rooms available to book for all kinds of events, too. 

Thanks to the small beer garden at The Drove Brewers Fayre, we’re ideal when you’re looking for restaurants with outdoor seating in Newhaven. Sit back and relax with some mouth-watering meals and tasty drinks outdoors with us throughout short breaks in Sussex.

Most of our Brewers Fayre restaurants are accessible. As layouts and facilities can vary between restaurants, please contact our site directly if you have any specific questions about visiting this location – we’ll be happy to help. 

Visit our Brewers Fayre allergy and dietary information section to find out everything you need to know about our meals and menus before stopping by. You can also check out our Meet the Maker page to discover how our delicious dishes are made and where our produce comes from. 

Looking for restaurants in Sussex with parking? Good news – The Drove Brewers Fayre has a car park for guests! Prices and parking durations may vary depending on your location, so make sure you check the parking info on site. 

Good news – free Wi-Fi is available at most of our Brewers Fayre restaurants! Connection speeds may vary depending on your location. 

Come and join us! Check out our full list of Brewers Fayre restaurants, or why not search for Brewers Fayres by area?