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The Hove Kitchen

102 - 105 Western Road | Hove, Hove BN3 1FA, England
01273 725495
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Ranked #98 of 195 Restaurants in Hove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: European, English
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Hove Kitchen is owned by former River Cafe trained Chef Steve Beadle and former Raymond Blanc trained Manager Ben Ranger. Focusing on the use of the local land and sea to use the finest and freshest ingredients to create fantastic dishes at reasonable prices. The restaurant is warm and cosy with a seperate bar area with fine wines and fantastic mixologists hard at work. Perfect for an intimate meal, business or private occasion.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Brighton
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

I went to Hove kitchen on a Sunday afternoon at 3pm. It was not crowded inside and we (my son and I) were able to find a table. The service was quite quick but wrong drinks were brought. I ordered a roast as that was all that was available - the slow roast belly of pork roast was average. While... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

When this restaurant opened, I would've rated it as one of the best in Brighton. The food was delicious, the service outstanding and the choice of local food-brilliant. Therefore, I couldn't have been more disappointed on Friday night when I took a visiting friend to eat there. Having raved about the quality and atmosphere, I was really disappointed to find... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I had a mediocre brunch here today. The Full English was ok but certainly nothing special. I made the mistake of going to the toilet: the two toilets did not flush and, without going into detail, they were disgusting. I was there very early on Sunday, so have to assume that it had been like that since the day before.... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Don't offer table service if you can't handle it. Could have spend hundreds today but instead, had one and left. Once again, management to blame. Although apathetic staff standing around chatting doesn't help... Sort yourselves out.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Waitress split a glass of red wine over my friend, we were not given any money off the bill. The food is overpriced and not that great. Lots of better options very close by.

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Brighton UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The service was prompt and generally blameless but my word, the food here is tired, bland and overpriced. The £5 milkshake was nothing more than a glass of watery chocolate milk - we almost sent it back. The £10 burgers (we had chicken and beef) were dry and boring. Amazing how something so basic can be so bad, considering that... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I don't understand the recent reviews.... maybe a bad day? I had lunch here with a couple of business partners. Food was great and very good value, service was fab and drinks were delicious. Great place to watch the hustle and bustle of Brighton go by. Recommended!

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156 reviews 156 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

We were a party of 9 who turned up at 10.30 on a Sunday morning all wanting cooked breakfast. This was not a problem for Hove Kitchen. We were sat on a long table together and the food and drinks were served quickly. The full English was very good quality ingredients and cooked well, eggs done in anyway you like.... More

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Brighton
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Used to really love this place when I lived in Hove, but now I live in Brighton, I hardly ever venture over, so I was surprised to hear from some mates that they boycott it these days due to poor food and bad service. I like to see for myself, so this past weekend, four of us ventured along for... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Under new ownership since January so thought I would give it another try as the last visit disappointing and the service very poor. A new and extended menu has been added to the existing menu, probably not a good idea. The waitress's were very good, however, the food was cold, badly presented (could have been from any old transport cafe)... More

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