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1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 (0)1273 775477
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Ranked #230 of 880 Restaurants in Brighton
Price range: $11 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely ambience, why not sit outside and enjoy people watching! Good family restaurant with great value for money meals.

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hailsham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Visited with our two year old daughter and were hurried up the stairs and through 2 dining rooms to the end of a room in the far corner, not once offered a highchair and the waiter didnt stick around long enough to ask if we wanted one. We were shown to our seat by the waiter pointing across the dining... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Let me start with the very reasonable prices of this restaurant, for a 2 course meal £7.95 for a 3 course £9.95. The restaurant is very welcoming to families but is also a very nice restaurant for couples. FOOD: I cannot fault the food from Donatello's! I have had various dishes from pasta to pizza to salads. If you like... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Myself and my partner was looking for a restaurant whilst in Brighton, we saw this place and it was bursting with people so thought it must be good! We went in and were seated by a friendly man and given menus. We ordered some apertifs and ordered our food with the grumpiest waiter I have ever seen. The starters then... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Second time eating at this restaurant, thought we'd give it a second chance. Food was dreadful, will not be eating here again!

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Went for dinner and to be honest was very nice and the place is tidy and comfortable. When we paid and left the restaurant one staff member came running to us asking about money??? We could not be more surprised and shocked as we settled our bill a while ago before leaving the place. After we showed her our receipt... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I came here with my boyfriend a couple weeks ago and we have a really nice evening. The food was great, they were really big portions so you got your moneys worth that's for sure! The staff were OK, they weren't the most attentive however, I personally am not to phased by that as I came out for a nice... More 

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Drayton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This restaurant can host large parties which is obviously a major attraction. The food was tasty and hot but not somewhere I would probably visit again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have eaten in this restaurant many times and always enjoyed the food, but it's manic and the staff make it that way... It leaves you feeling like they just want you to eat, drink and gone in 20 mins. The managers are no different and the whole experienced is one of rushed... I would go there again but it... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We visit their Fat Leo restaurant regularly and always love the food and atmosphere. That restaurant was closed today so we decided to try Donatellos. Unfortunately it was a huge disappointment. The waiter barely spoke to us and just granted orders at us e.g. 'drinks', 'order' etc. The food we received was average - poor. I am worried what they... More 

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Additional Information about Donatello

Address: 1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1273 775477
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 22
Cuisine: Italian

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