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1 Bartholomews, Brighton BN1 1HG, England
01273 733 085
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Ranked #34 of 844 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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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We came across this place by chance. The menu looked a little different than usual. Quite small selection but unusual fare and no problem finding something to suit everyone. Very friendly and polite service. Like the food a selection of interesting beers wanted the great food down. No complaints at all. Very pleased with our chance finding

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a meal booked for a Saturday night for 4 of us - on arrival it was fully booked and there was a great atmosphere. We ordered two meat platters which were delicious. Service was good. A tad on the expensive side but a lovely treat. Would go again and would recommend.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

delicious food, lovely atmosphere, service, everything was great. Plateau comes very highly recommended

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was taken here for my birthday by my wife and daughter and loved it! Great food and great service and a real treat for Brighton.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for impromptu lunch. We asked to slightly amend one dish and the staff were very inflexible, the wine tasted like it had been strained through underwear. An automatic 10% service charge was added. Steak bevette was very nice.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A big thank you to Plateau today, after a long bike ride (great weather) Richard (my counsin Mandy's husband, a great friend) & I decided we would treat ourselves to a french bistro lunch, well I can only say the food was fabulous and such a tentitive & friendly team really made our visit memorable, this is sure a destination... More

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We started out with some really great cocktails, served with panache and charm by the very friendly barman. My Penicillin, with a wonderfully peaty malt whisky, was divine. We were then led up to our table and had a fantastic meal. The food and wine were excellent, including the rather lovely plateau gourmand pudding to share, the staff were great,... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Went here last night on an impromptu date. The place is small and everywhere in Brighton seems to require a reservation so we called up and reserved a table for half an hour later. We had the meat platter, frites and seasonal veg all to share. The platter came out with four meat options (toulouse sauasage, ox cheek, boudin noir,... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

the staff here are super friendly, brilliant at what they do and the drinks are fantastic...only had bar snacks here but they were splendid too...looking forward to my next visit.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The food was amazing, interesting dishes that tasted divine. The service was attentive but unobtrusive. The knowledge of the staff about the wines and the food was impressive. We were a group of 8 celebrating a 40th, the restaurant had a great atmosphere and I am delighted we chose Plateau. Worth coming to Brighton just for this restaurant.

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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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