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Blenio Bistro

87 - 93 Dyke Road | Seven Dials, Brighton BN1 3JE, England
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Ranked #85 of 813 restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I'm lucky enough to live very close to Blenio and on the 3 or 4 occasions I have eaten here it has been faultless... stunning locally sourced ingredients cooked perfectly (the pork belly with black pudding WOW), wonderful staff and beautiful, romantic decor (candles & fairy lights - what's not to love?!). Not the cheapest meal you will eat in... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I had my 2013 team christmas meal in this restaurant. I've never been before and I have to say their food was superb. It was fresh, hot and filling. All christmas meals I've had previously have come out lukewarm and left me hungry at the end with a hole in my pocket. I can say Blenio did not disappoint, every... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

We found this place by chance and so pleased we did. The atmosphere, staff and food were all fantastic. We can't wait to go back and repeat the experience.

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Hove, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

went for a meal on christmas eve and was very disappointed with the food and the lighting in there was like being in a cave and needed a torch to see my food.would not be going back

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Staying in Brighton and picked this place as there seemed something about it. I am so glad we did. We were celebrating out daughters 16th birthday and had a lovely evening. The food was delicious, the Prosecco to die for. Thank you so much for making the occasion so special from the moment we walked we walked through the door... More

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Hunston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We chose this restaurant after reading the reviews and it was a half way point for us to meet up with friends from Tunbridge Wells. If all eating establishments took a leaf out of Blenios Bistro welcome and friendliness then they would do better.We can only describe the staff and owner as excellent,not only in manners but service and attention... More

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I took my visiting Mum there for Sunday lunch and we liked the decor, atmosphere and service. Our main courses were tasty and super value. It's deservedly popular with the locals.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Easy review. First impressions, great. Decor etc, great. Service incl welcome, great. Food, great. Simply a top place to eat. Going back soon for a group fondue evening as can bank on them doing it really well. Would have given them 5 stars but had a relatively simple lunch so saving that for after the fondue...hopefully. For those who want... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Enjoyed a very good meal here on Sunday. We had three excellent starters, a delicious guinea fowl terrine, a lovely crunchy and creamy mushroom arancini, and a very tuna carpaccio (which was quite asian in style, with soy and ginger, so not sure it really went with the menu but very good anyway). Mains were also good - particularly the... More

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Brighton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Food and service are consistently excellent. One of my favourites restaurants in Brighton. Fully recomended!

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