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1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 (0)1273 775477
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Ranked #212 of 876 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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Benfleet
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

a great lace that we always visit when in Brighton, one of the few eateries I make time for and indeed plan to visit when in town. The only downside if any is due to its popularity is its always packed, though never waited more than ten mins for a table, and therefore quite hot. Sadly there are always stick... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

If you don't mind zapping your Christmas vibe then check out this place. Two women, two children....2 days before christmas....served by the most deadpan miserable excuse for a waiter ..and served the most inexcusably awful dried up microwaved rubbish whilst having been sat in the most awful armpit of the whole restaurant....in a desolate, unloved, unpainted, undecorated corner of the... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

I have reviewed this restaurant favourably in the past but upon a recent return was not so impressed. We were quickly shown to a table in the mid afternoon when it was very busy but the service was fine. Sadly I did not enjoy the food on this occasion. I ordered veal ( I know I am a monster !... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

I went recently with a small group and it certainly offers good value for money, the portions are generous and the service friendly and efficient. The only thing I thought unusual was that having chosen from the 3 course festive menu we were asked to make our pudding selection at the beginning of the meal at the same time as... More 

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Brighton
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Donatellos is always busy with a good atmosphere. Food is good and very good value for money and we have never had a bad meal in here over all the years we have been visiting. Service is effecient and generally friendly. It is a good place to eat also if there is a crowd of you as they are experienced... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I ate here with 4 friends around 2pm on a Thursday afternoon, the restaurant was pretty quiet, maybe another 2 tables in our section which was downstairs. We all ordered starters which were lovely, but with eyes too big for our bellies we had lots of sharing items as well ( Olives, Garlic Bread, chips etc ) so when we... More 

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It's a warm and cosy place and the food is generously served. The food is rich in flavour and you get the feeling that they have been doing this for a long time and do it seamlessly.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have been here so many time and every time I come away very satisfied. The portions are very generous, the food is rich in flavor and the quality of food is great, it's great value and the staff are always so friendly. I don't think I'll ever have a bad meal here, I will recommend it to anyone.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went to the restaurant with my wife and granddaughter and boyfriend for granddaughters birthday . Very welcoming on arrival , handed menu and given time to to study the content . Was impressed when four different starters came at the same time . Given time to eat and not rushed in any way , had the main and drinks with... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent value, great location, friendly staff. We highly recommend it, and virtually everyone we know goes here to eat when visiting Brighton.

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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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