HB's Restaurant at The American Express Community Stadium
Enjoy a delicious traditional Sunday roast every Sunday in our stunning on site restaurant, HB’s. With its contemporary design and beautiful views overlooking the pitch, it’s the ideal location to enjoy a fabulous Sunday lunch with friends and family.
HB’s is named in tribute to Harry Bloom, a former vice chairman of the club, the late grandfather of Brighton & Hove Albion chairman Tony Bloom and father of director Ray Bloom. A Hove-based motor trader, he joined the Albion board in December 1970, and he became vice chairman in October 1973. An astute fundraiser on behalf of the club, he was also the architect of the club’s weekly lottery scheme, which in the late 1970s was earning the club revenue of £1m per annum.
He sadly died on the team coach, travelling to an old First Division match at Stoke City on 18th October 1980. In the club’s next home programme an obituary read: “At the Albion, Harry Bloom will always be remembered with affection and high regard and his loss is deeply mourned by all at the Goldstone.” Evening Argus reporter John Vinicombe wrote of Harry, “At 72, he was the oldest director and everyone harkened to his counsel.
“With a lifetime of experience as a successful businessman who came from nothing, Harry was ideally suited to the position of elder statesman. His mellowed influence and Bamber’s dynamism were an ideal combination.” While Albion’s manager of the day, Alan Mullery later said of him, “Harry was a marvellous man, who came up the hard way and learned to fight for himself. “He started his career by buying second-hand cars in Scotland for £50, driving them back to his home and selling them on his driveway for £65 the following day. “By the time I became manager at Brighton he was a very influential man around the town. He and I got on tremendously well and he acted as a buffer between the chairman and me. “He was like a father to me and Mike also treated him with great respect, every morning without fail the three of us sat in my office to sip coffee and discuss the football club and its future. Harry was a great character and a good friend.”
Open every Sunday from 5 November 2017 from 12:30-3pm.
Booking in advance is recommended.
Location: West Stand, American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, BN1 9BL
Tel: 01273 8787272 (booking lines closes at 5pm on Friday).
Train station: Falmer Station
Map & Directions
Located on the outskirts of Brighton it benefits from exceptional links to the A27 & A23/M23 to London. In line with our green credentials, we actively encourage our visitors to use public transport. Falmer train station is only a few minutes walk away from the stadium, an 8 minute train journey from Brighton or Lewes, making it accessible for all visitors. Buses also run regularly from Brighton city centre.
Public Transport Directions
Falmer railway station is nearby.Buses from Brighton city centre stop nearby.
- Accessible Lift
- Disabled Parking
- Disabled persons toilet
- Wheelchair user accessible
- Cafe - Food and drink outlets available in all areas of the ground
- Catering for groups
- Full liquor licence
Children & Infants
- Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Designated family area
Parking & Transport
- On site parking close by - Nearby Matchday parking available from £13
- Park and Ride - Free park and ride facility over three sites on a match day
- Railway station within walking distance - Served by Falmer Railway station directly outside of the stadium