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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fabulous Location

Smack on the promenade near the West Pier, Alfresco is in a perfect position to enjoy as we did, just a drink, sitting outside on the ground level in the sunshine. The day we visited there was a private party and when we tried to return later in the day it was closed again for another private... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Smack on the promenade near the West Pier, Alfresco is in a perfect position to enjoy as we did, just a drink, sitting outside on the ground level in the sunshine. The day we visited there was a private party and when we tried to return later in the day it was closed again for another private party. I'm mentioning... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I held my 40th Birthday Party at Alfresco last Saturday and I cannot recommend it highly enough. A stunning location with amazing sea views, perfectly cooked fish and chips and lovely bar staff. The event manager Alex Lewis went the extra mile to ensure that everything ran smoothly on the run up to the event and on the night itself.... More 

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Sompting, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I cannot Thank Alexandra and the staff at Alfresco enough for such incredible service, food, and the experience of a lifetime! I had planned a secret treasure hunt style day for my partner which concluded at Alfresco with an evening proposal to my long term girlfriend. With the help of Alexandra, we had a venue with decorations and stunning views... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have eaten at Alfresco a number of times and have never been disappointed. The food is delicious and plentiful, the staff are warm and welcoming, the surroundings are lovely and on a sunny day sitting outside is fabulous. The Seared Medallions of beef are a firm favourite and we can never visit and not have the courgettes - they... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The food was ok and so was the service; but nothing that blows you away or makes you want to make a speedy return here. It is simply over-priced slightly, presumably because of the location, which is obviously very good looking over the sea on a balcony by the old west pier, weather-permitting.

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Weybridge
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We hadn't made a reservation, but this is clearly a very popular place to eat in Brighton. We were lucky to get a table the night before the marathon! Service was good and prompt, the food was very generous in portion size and tasty. We watched the sunset over the sea, this is the place to come for a view.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had a wonderful Neal here last night. Simple uncomplicated menu. Lovely location right on the beach. We ate our dinner and watched the sun set. I had sea food spaghetti ans my husband had a chicken pizza that he enjoyed. We were quite full so we shared 4 scoops of icecream. It was presented in a plate that looked... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband and I recently got married in Alfresco and we could not of dreamed of a better location or venue for our wedding. From the moment we decided that we wanted our wedding to be here all the staff were extremely helpful and would go out of their way for you. We had serveal allergies among the wedding party... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very average wraps and burgers. Kitchen is not big enough when all seats are full so service suffers; usual "we're busy" excuse offered for slow response. But, it is a super location and ok for cheapish eats with friends

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AlfBrighton, Manager at Alfresco, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I would just like to highlight the huge amount of outdoor space we have which make up 6 outside terrace areas- 3 downstairs and 3 upstairs which when the sun shines are always full! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went there for breakfast, it was OK. But I guess the location is their biggest advantage, especially if it is cold or windy as it is not an open area.

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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

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