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Pinocchio

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22 New Road, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 (0)1273 677676
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 90
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Another visit another great food

We had a lunch in our favorite Italian restaurant in Brighton. I had salad and meat lasagne and my partner minestrone soup and 4 cheese pizza and as always all was nice and fresh

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Jacek K
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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258 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

pre-theatre supper: very busy, confusion over table even though it was booked, very noisy, very manic, front of house staff friendly but very rushed, sadly the actual food was awful, we will not be going again.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We had a lunch in our favorite Italian restaurant in Brighton. I had salad and meat lasagne and my partner minestrone soup and 4 cheese pizza and as always all was nice and fresh

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Came to Brighton on day out alone. On arrival I felt unwelcome due to beening on my own and as if they wanted me to leave as soon as possible to give my table for 2 to a couple not a single customer.Never felt so uncomfortable.

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Visited many times and what you get for you money is well worth it. £7.95 for 2 courses. Always a warm welcome, plenty of staff and a relaxed atmosphere. Give it a go and their sister restaurant Donatellos.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was ok - the salad bar is a bit rubbish and doesnt have many options. The pizzas are better than the pastas in my opinion - the pasta I ordered didnt have much sauce on it.

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Kent, UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We visited Brighton to see a play at the Theatre Royal and found that all the restaurants along that road closed before the theatre finished. Coming out of the theatre starving and finding Pinocchio taking orders up to 11pm was great news. The service was speedy, the food was good, but not great and the wine was good too. It... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

So so for a quick meal before a show. Nothing particularly stand out about the food or drink. Lively, busy atmosphere and over worked staff who though well meaning were rushed off of their feet.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We went to Pinocchio for lunch.It was very busy, but we were soon found a table. Our order was taken quickly and we didn't have to wait long for our food. We both chose Pasta with Salad and some Cheesy Garlic Bread. It was all delicious and we will certainly return soon for dinner and a longer stay. Thank you

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

First time in Brighton and we eat in this delightful airy,buzzy Italian restaurant on our first lunch time outing.Very friendly welcome and wonderful to learn that my being a coeliac is no problem.We order the very reasonable two course menu with again reasonably priced decent bottle of wine.My starter of mushrooms in a perfect garlicky sauce were some of the... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Being a Brightonian, have visited this restaurant on many occasions in the past but the latest visit showed a place in decline. The red check tablecloths remain but the food is not as good nor the service. Had the mixed fish pizza but the mussels tasted as if they had been reheated and the tuna was hardly in plentiful supply.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 New Road, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1273 677676

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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