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Pinocchio

22 New Road, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 (0)1273 677676
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Ranked #194 of 842 restaurants in Brighton
Price range: $31 - $31
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
near london
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Enjoyed the good value two course lunch menu a couple of weeks ago. The restaurant was busy as graduation day but service quick and efficient and the food tasty.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The 2 or 3 course options are the main reason I go here. Usually just get a pizza although some pasta dishes have been decent too. Ideal for a quick cheap dinner or entertainng friends on a budget. Not the best Italian restaurant in the world but good staff, quick service and excellent location make this a worthwhile visit. Nice... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is under the same umbrella as Donatello and they share the same menu. The food is fantastic quality and the set menu (three courses for £9.95) allows you to choose any pizza/pasta from the menu! I go to Donatello more often however opt for Pinocchio at lunch time as the atmosphere feels more relaxed and it is set closer... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I've eaten here on several occasions and the food, service and atmosphere have always been brilliant as they were on this occasion but this time there was a service charge added to the bill - I don't ever remember seeing this before and compulsory service charges are not something I agree with, had it not been there I would have... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

After having to redecorate are their fire, the restaurant looks light and airy.They haven't been able to fit air conditioning yet but luckily it wasn't hot. The food was good and reasonably priced,(2/3 course deals) and the service was good. We were a table of 10 people and there were no problems with waiting.Friendly,welcoming staf.Would come back again.

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Villefranche-de-Rouergue, France
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Do not go to this restaurant if you are looking for a high end dining experience, but if you are looking for good food, with charming staff and a good price, look no further. I recently re-discovered Pinocchio's by accident and have since been back once and booked a further visit. The set menu is excellent and portions generous. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I went to this restaurant after seeing it on my last visit to Brighton.I had promised myself that I would never visit another Donatello restaurant after a visit to its flagship restaurant of the same name.I asked the waiter taking my order about a ingredient but I suppose he didn't feel he needed to explain it to me.My main came... More

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

first trip in Brighton we went here for supper. Pizzas were ok a little bit soggy, but good customer service. Plenty of choice on the menu. I don't agree with service tips being added automatically

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Brighton England
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This friendly family run restaurant has been fully renovated since a fire caused them to close for several months. Smiling and efficient service greets every customer. Portions huge and delicious, excellent value set menus - 2 courses £7.95. Huge variety of superb wines, interesting beers, good puddings too. Excellent central location and much better value than many chains.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have been to Pinocchio’s several times now and this is simple Italian food well presented at an affordable price with a nice atmosphere

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donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Pinocchio, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, BartsBoy - Nice, simple and to the point. We always like to see reviews from repeat customers, so thanks for taking the time to write it. See you again soon. More

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