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Leonardo Restaurant

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55 Church Road, Hove BN3 2BD, England
+44 1273 328888
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Veteran Italian on sparkling form

For decades, during boom and bust, Leonardo's has been a feature of Church Road's busy cosmopolitan restaurant scene. It had been a while since we visited and the pace had a great energy from the staff and the diners. The place is seeped in Italy, through the photos on the wall, the staff and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Alistair E
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

My partner and I come here now and again. The food is always brilliant. So many different flavours to satisfy any palette! The steak with fois gras is my partners favourite! And the seafood risotto mine :) Service is always amazing and the waiters are happy and cheerful!! Keep it up guys x

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We went to this last month and had a dreadful experience. Despite the fact the restaurant was almost empty the service was dreadful. The portions were so small. We had to send back the lasagne as the portion was so small and was also burnt that we refused to accept it. Even the waitress said she thought the portion was... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We were a party of 18 colleagues and the staff were SO efficient and tolerant of us. The food was beautiful and the wine good too. It was a little pricey at £20 for rose but on a whole it was a lovely meal and I would definitely return!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

For decades, during boom and bust, Leonardo's has been a feature of Church Road's busy cosmopolitan restaurant scene. It had been a while since we visited and the pace had a great energy from the staff and the diners. The place is seeped in Italy, through the photos on the wall, the staff and the food. Our group of five... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Visited this restaurant for a meal on the evening before Brighton Marathon. The staff were very welcoming and the food was excellent and well cooked. I had a risotto as I wanted a high carb meal (but I don't really do pasta) and this was delicious. My family all had pizza which were also very tasty. All the portions were... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This was my third visit to Leonardo's Restaurant and we had a fantastic evening. The menu is superb, with authentic Italian dishes. The service was fantastic and the waiters were attentive, helpful and friendly. I will not hesitate to return and look forward to another great evening at Leonardo's.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I went into this restaurant with my two friends and his daughter. The restaurant was completley empty and there was no atmosphere whatsoever! Once the waiter finally came over to the table I asked for a small portion on mac and cheese from the children's menu Becuase I wasn't all that hungry.. The waiter looked at me made a tutting... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have eaten in Leonardo's several times and have always been very satisfied. The food is fresh and well cooked, my favourite is the fresh pasta. The staff are friendly - they even help with my Italian grammar! The cost is reasonable and without doubt this is the best Italian restaurant around

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Hove, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Been there now several times and is always very nice definitely the best food in Church Road The staff is amazing they make you feel home been there a Saturday night nice and warm atmosphere And the batman very funny man made me the best Cocktail .definitely will come back

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Visited with my partner, daughter and her partner. Beatiful meals, well presented and a really lovely atmosphere. Very nice staff and all-in-all a place I would certainly visit again and would recommend especially if you are looking for a very romantic evening. Fabulous!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Church Road, Hove BN3 2BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 328888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 77
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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