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The Melrose

132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
+44 1273 326520
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Ranked #106 of 838 restaurants in Brighton
Price range: $12 - $39
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Fresh fish and seafood restaurant. Seafront location. Scottish Steaks also available.
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Cooked anyway you want it. Lovely fish and chips with good choice food. Been back many times highly recommended .

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KENT
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We've eaten in here a good few times and are always pleased. Family run with really pleasant staff to look after you. It serves meats and fishes as usual although we both had the crab again. Prepared and served in it's shell and served with salad and bread. Superb for £12.95 each. A nice bottle of Rose turns it into... More

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Brighton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I must have passed this restaurant many hundreds of times, but never crossed my mind to try it. However, I was taken there last night by a couple of friends: so glad they did. Friendly, relaxed welcome, lovely, spacious feel with tables well spaced. The food was excellent with good portions. House white good value.The premises were immaculate. Quite a... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Fabulous family run restaurant that never fails to please. The fish is always fresh and cooked to perfection. My husband had the mixed grill which was also lovely. The staff are very attentive and the prices are reasonable. Highly recommend.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Lovely restaurant on the seafront, great food and service. Highly recommended for seafood! We've been going for a few years now, and keep going back. Really Worth it.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Great location opposite the sea . Very friendly and excellent food , will return again , not overpriced and portions are generous , fish is fresh .

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Birmingham
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The food was perfect , the staff was very friendly and the special dish was amazing . If you visit Brighton in the future you have to visit this restaurant . They have the best lobster ever .

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Worth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant for excellent fresh seafood/fish and we were not disappointed. We both had fresh grilled dover sole at £19.50 each, we had seen this at a restaurant on the beach front at £29.50 each, this restaurant is on the road instead of the beach but was busy, friendly and excellent looking food, there are many cheaper... More

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Hotel Hamiot
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Always good and a firm favorite with the family both young and old it is still the best fish and chips in Brighton

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Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

This is my parents favourite restaurant in Brighton. They even get a taxi to it direct from the railway station when they arrive. This was my first time. Firstly, it is a fish and chip restaurant, don't go expecting something more. However, it does its job very, very well. The fish is fresh, clearly chosen with care and well cooked.... More

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