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Pizza 500

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83 Preston Road, Brighton BN14QG, England
01273 911933
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic Italian food.

We went to the pop-up restaurant based in Lala's restaurant, George Street, Hove. It was a hot, sunny evening and, sitting up in the pretty roof terrace eating Italian food and drinking Sicilian wine, it felt as though we were in Italy. The service was excellent, the waiter friendly and chatty. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Bright0nM0use
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Hove, United Kingdom
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English first
Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We went to the pop-up restaurant based in Lala's restaurant, George Street, Hove. It was a hot, sunny evening and, sitting up in the pretty roof terrace eating Italian food and drinking Sicilian wine, it felt as though we were in Italy. The service was excellent, the waiter friendly and chatty. The pizza is delicious, the ice-cream home-made, in a... More 

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Confolens, France
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173 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A young Italian friend Luigi raved to us about Pizza500 and so when our other Italian friends wanted to go we jumped at the chance ! We booked The 18.00 slot on Saturday ....it was a beautiful hot evening .....very Italian really ! The position of the place is very unique sitting in an old commercial garage at the foot... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I went to the Hove pop up version of this restaurant which is situated above Lala's café on George Street in Hove with a group of about 10 friends. It is amazing the food that comes out of such a small kitchen genuinely Italian (as are most the staff) and exceptionally good value for money (starter, main, dessert and a... More 

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brighton
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

book ahead or you will not get in. 3 sittings 6pm 7:30pm &9pm (hopefully correct.)anyway 6 off us three courses 2 bottles of wine four beers bill £120. so good value. starters; fried seafood = prawns,squid rings,whitebait,anchovies and baby Octopus stunning and £5. main course Pizza big and brave (hot sasuage very spicy). puds = ice cream or usual italian.... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I Had to go there after several recommendations. The place is very popular set in a very interestig location (an old garage) and for that i want to compliment the owner for the brave business vision. However food was alright, being italian myself i found the pizza a bit dry and not so flavoursome, other dishes a bit twisted to... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I have been to pizza 500 a few times now and never been disappointed. It's cheap, laid paid and the pizzas are delicious. Don't be put off by the exterior. It's doesn't look like much but you'll find some of the best pizza in Brighton inside. It feels massively authentic and has a strong relaxed family atmosphere. I will definitely... More 

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Kampot, Cambodia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The food is consistently good, authentic and value for money. However the service on this Friday night was dire. There was a large party of excitable teenage girls who had little adult supervision and who overwhelmed the kitchen and serving staff, one of whom was a novice and it showed. No tip as a consequence.

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England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We used to love this place but just had a really disappointing meal. Not only were we refused some 'extras' on our pizza because apparently they didn't go with each other but we were also charged 50p for using their chilli oil. We have never ever experienced this before and when questioning the charge were told it was 'normal practice'...... More 

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Brighton
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

So we had a nice meal in this busy little restaurant which serves authentic Italian food are a reasonable price. The service is a bit slow as they seemed to be more interested in chatting with their friends but it's laid back and friendly. What upset me was the fact the bill came to £39 with no service charge. So... More 

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pizza500, Owner at Pizza 500, responded to this review

as for my private reply, in case you didn't get it: Hi This is Leo, the Owner of Pizza 500. First of all thank you for the feedback and the compliments, despite I would have rather been contacted privately, either via email or facebook instead of lowering our tripadvisor score. Anyway I am really sorry about what has happened, I... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Really delicious thin authentic Italian pizza. Although, we were not allowed to add anchoives to our palma ham pizza as apparently it is now allowed!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 83 Preston Road, Brighton BN14QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273 911933

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?