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Alfresco

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Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2LN, England
01273 206523
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fabulous espresso martinis

Great location with all round sea views. Inside and outside eating. Open plan restaurant, lots of glass to enable you to enjoy the views. Can get a bit windy and chilly outside when sun disappears. Friendly staff, lovely Italian menu. A smaller range of choices than other Italuan restaurants but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Sue M
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great location with all round sea views. Inside and outside eating. Open plan restaurant, lots of glass to enable you to enjoy the views. Can get a bit windy and chilly outside when sun disappears. Friendly staff, lovely Italian menu. A smaller range of choices than other Italuan restaurants but the food was very good when served up. Fabulous espresso... More 

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We arrived late to the restaurant, the last customers of the day and we were welcomed as if we were the first! our two course supper was delicious and enjoyed by all, it helped to end a fantastic anniversary day for our pals.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Apparently used to be the toilets but its well appointed and airy. Pricewise its pricey but its on the beach. The further you go away ftpm the seafront the cheaper it gets. Plenty more choice. Ok for a one off.

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Oxford
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a lovely early evening meal here. Fresh pasta, fresh seafood. The sun was warm as it shone through the tall windows and we ate our delicious pasta and seafood meals. It was recommended to us by local friends as a casual, yet high quality destination. A short walk along the beach boardwalk and easy to locate as its... More 

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Brighton, Sussex, UK
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We just popped in on the off chance as we were passing this lovely restaurant which is set on Brighton seafront in front of where the old west Pier used to be before it was burnt down. To be honest we have lived in the city all our life but this is our first visit. We were given a lovely... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Absolutely faultless! Everyone enjoyed the buffet spread, the staff were friendly and efficient and we had the best BEST day I couldn't recommend this restaurant highly enough. A memorable occasion for the right reasons!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Visited Brighton on saturday 22 August - very hot and very crowded but Alfresco was a haven of calm with a great view and even better food and service - Monkfish main course was superb and the service was friendly helful and spot on - had a great time (again) can't wait to go back.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The patio at Alfresco offers a great view to the beach. Food was quite good too and they let you know ahead of time that their pastas take time to make fresh. Service is pretty good, but wasn't consistent across all the servers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We held our wedding ceremony at Alfresco on a gloriously sunny day at the end of July. The view from the top floor of the restaurant is simply beautiful! Alexandra, the events manager, was very helpful and flexible, allowing us to create the personal ceremony that we wanted. It was perfect!

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South of england
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It had been raining all morning. Suddenly sun came out. We remembered this restaurant from our walks. So phoned ahead. That wasn't necessary, was empty at first but soon filled when sun came out. We sat inside (all glass anyway and on beach so views superb) but the staff were drying the outside tables manically and the soon filled up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273 206523

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?