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Dig In The Ribs

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Mexican, American, Barbecue
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47 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HP, England
01273 325275
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A mere shadow of its former glory :-(

After a gap of too many years we returned today to an entirely different style of food. Oh wow - where and how did it go so wrong?? !! I am astonished to read ANY favourable reviews for this place. I guess these guys didn't visit this place in Dig in the Ribs glory days. The portions were... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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English first
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

After a gap of too many years we returned today to an entirely different style of food. Oh wow - where and how did it go so wrong?? !! I am astonished to read ANY favourable reviews for this place. I guess these guys didn't visit this place in Dig in the Ribs glory days. The portions were pitifully small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here about once a month for the past two years, I've never been disappointed, the food is always good, staff are super friendly and its great value for money, you really get your money's wort,h its a pity its always empty.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were staying the night in Brighton, the restaurant we had wanted to go to (used tripadvisor to search) was fully booked so walked around the find Dig in Ribs. I usually wouldn't leave a negative review for a place but this really is the worst 'restaurant' ive eaten in (im not a snob atall). If we hadn't ordered and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Went to this place the other day with family for a birthday, there was 9 of us... When we first got there at 7:30pm it was empty and when I asked if we could sit upstairs the lady behind the bar / waitress said that they haven't opened upstairs for a long time. If I wasn't there for a bday... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's a sorry place now dig in the ribs. Ten years ago the place was rocking, busy all the time with fantastic food. Sadly it's a little run down now and the food is pretty basic not sure what went wrong over time..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Two of us shared the three person platter - it really was a three person platter, and we were starving when we ordered! It was late evening and very quiet, I much refer this to a noisy place. The service was great, I'd go back now if I could!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We eat here tonight as we was working in Brighton.The lady in charge was very friendly and helpful, We both had Digs bread to start which was fantastic and ribs for our main course was excellent we recommend this resturant.

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Brighton, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This used to be buzzy and busy and full every night. When it was taken over it lost its way. Walking past yesterday it was even obvious that the menu in the window has faded because it hasn't been changed in years. Don't waste your money.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Food, faultless! Service, brilliant! As a family we are all very picky! All of us loved it! Cocktails are also amazing! Highly recommend the Jambalaya and the 1/2 & 1/2 combo. Thank you Dig in the ribs xx

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A group of four of us fancied an alternative to a Sunday Roast in town after a lovely walk along the seafront past many independent eateries. We looked through the window to see an empty restaurant but still decided to go in. We were seated in the window and should have left when the menu's were presented. They were tatty,... More 

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Additional Information about Dig In The Ribs

Address: 47 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HP, England
Phone Number: 01273 325275
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 39
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273 325275

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 39
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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