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Riddle and Finns

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Bar, Seafood, Oyster Bar
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Arch 139, Brighton bn1 1hb, England
01273 821 218
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to...
Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 582
    Excellent
  • 224
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 40
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Monday Lunch at Riddle And Finns

Monday lunch and we managed to get one of the best tables in the restaurant. No.22, looking out of the restaurant and out to sea. Our waitress was friendly and informative. The food was delicious, although the portions for some of the starters were little small. The wine list was small but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Peter R
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Monday lunch and we managed to get one of the best tables in the restaurant. No.22, looking out of the restaurant and out to sea. Our waitress was friendly and informative. The food was delicious, although the portions for some of the starters were little small. The wine list was small but excellent. The only gripe we had was that... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Our second visit to the restaurant, the first over a year ago but the Maitre D, greeted us with a warm welcome back. The food was fantastic, it was busy but with a lovely atmosphere, perfect venue for either a romantic night out or fun dining with friends.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We've walked passed Riddle and Finns numerous times and always said we should go. It looks so inviting and as big lovers of seafood can't believe we haven't been sooner. The down side (for us) is the fact that you can't book, I guess that is what has put us off in the past. You just have to turn up... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I went in a weekend in Brighton with my mom, we arrived at the restaurant directly from the train station it was delicious one of the best seafood of my life and I am used to eat some often (living in the south of France). I warmly recommande this restaurant, it's really friendly, simple and the service was really nice.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I read all of the recent reviews on here and had heard good things from others, so was looking forward to my first visit. When we arrived it was busy and noisy, good signs, we had a nice table by the window. We were immediately presented with a bread basket and told, ‘we charge £1.00 for this’…bizarre. I have never... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It was my second time at this restaurant first time was about 8 years ago that was amazing. Went back March of this year all I can say is Amazing . Well done to the owners fantastic food and great staff. I will be coming back.

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kent
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited here on the off chance on a Sunday afternoon hoping to get a table which we did and so happy we eat here the staff where brilliant especially Lucy and the food amazing !!!! We both had the lobster which was so so good!! Will definitely be going back in the summer so we can eat outside !

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Missed a 5th star from me because of the poor state of the loos (paper flowing out of the bins and in desperate need of remedial plastering), sticky tabletop and torn/grease spotted menus. The pricing was enthusiastic in such circumstances. But the staff were charming and the food was very good.

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London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A visit to Brighton wouldn't be the complete without a visit to R&F's. Seafood at its best served by friendly staff in a restaurant with plenty of atmosphere. In a town with plenty of really good eateries this place stands out.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Came to Lanes branch when we arrived off train on a Saturday, told there was a 45min wait but took our number and said they would call when table was free, no problem at all as we went and checked into our hotel and came back in perfect time for our table. Just had small plates of razor clams, white... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Arch 139, Brighton bn1 1hb, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273 821 218

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 99
  • Cuisine: Bar, Seafood, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 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?