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1 Bartholomews, Brighton BN1 1HG, England
01273 733 085
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Ranked #31 of 883 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Independent bar à vin, restaurant & cocktail bar based in The Lanes, BrightonWe are a unique bar à vin & restaurant with a passion for great food & wine. We have put a great deal of time & love into selecting our wines. At Plateau you can discover interesting & affordable wines that you are unlikely to see on other local wine lists. Our selection is mostly natural with some biodynamic & organic examples. We have sourced wines from local Sussex producers to renowned names & newcomers. To soak up the wine we serve ‘bites’, small dishes perfect to share or great as a starter. Follow your ‘bites’ with a ‘plateau’ to share or a 'plat' & that’s our dinner experience… although don’t forget dessert! Our chefs source organic, fresh, local produce as much as possible.Did we mention the cocktails? They’re probably the best in town & although we don’t serve Carlsberg we do serve some pretty imaginative beers from around the world. We have some top quality spirits, including some rare rum, whisky & cognac…and I almost forgot, keep an eye out for the ‘cocktail de la semaine’ & ‘beer of the moment’.There is no set way to visit Plateau, you can match the wine to the food or the food to the wine. Pop in just for a drink, a few bites or a three-course meal – the idea is that you do whatever suits you.
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Went with friends for New Years Eve - had a great time. Have been for dinner before and always enjoyed the food immensely. There was a set menu for the evening. The food was superb with great mix of flavours. One of the courses included four ingredients I am not keen on - together it made my favourite course of... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Plateau is the place to go in Brighton! Friendly staff and a great choice of interesting and delicious food, combined with a stylish interior and a buzzy atmosphere make this a fun place to meet friends and relax with a glass (or two!) of wine and great food. Try the sharing platters - but it's all delicious - and good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My wife treated me to a birthday meal out and this place set the tone for a fantastic night. The service was warm, attentive and unfussy. We shared the meat Plateau which can only be described as a piece of culinary heaven on a plank! Melt in the mouth pork belly & rich crispy confit duck are the main stars... More 

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brighton, uk
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Ate here on Friday with my husband. The restaurant is small, nicely decorated and very ambient. They have a specials board and a small menu to choose from. We had raw beef and mackerel to start then the meat platter with lots of Rioja to accompany!! All arrived in good time and was delicious. Highly recommended. The cocktails looked amazing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Ate here as a party of four for lunch over the Christmas period having tried to eat at another nearby restaurant which was full but the waitress directed us here as it was her favourite place to eat. Food was good and the staff were very attentive and the food I felt was reasonably priced. Bit of a hike to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Fantastic way to while away Sunday afternoon, great food and wine. First rate service from the young and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Went here on the recommendation of the Yha round the corner and it was absolutely fantastic. The staff were lovely especially our waitress who was so knowledgeable about the menu and the wines and vast array of spirits behind the bar. We didn't try any cocktails but there were certainly lots of people just popping in for one. We stuck... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I reviewed this wine bar about 18 months ago after having had an excellent meal on a very dismal evening. We visited Plateau again on 17 Dec in similar circumstances and this time had a truly outstanding meal! Being a wine bar, I suppose, the menu offers relatively small (but still quite substantial) dishes with plenty of choice. Each of... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

I was here for a work party of 14. The staff where excellent and the food and wine was very yummy. Upstairs is a lovely size space. Shame the chairs are very hard (no padding) and an uncomfortable fashion style.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We have eaten here a number of times - as a couple, with family and in a larger group of friends. The staff are friendly and knowledgable. The drinks are very good quality and the food is always delicious. This is definitely our restaurant of choice in Brighton & it always feels like a treat to be eating there.

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Address: 1 Bartholomews, Brighton BN1 1HG, England
Phone Number: 01273 733 085
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30

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