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“Don't be put off by the outside!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Bridge Inn Shoreham

The Bridge Inn Shoreham
87 High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN435DE, England
+44 1273 452477 ‎
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Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Brighton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Don't be put off by the outside!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We nearly didn't go in, as the exterior is plain and off-p,utting but when you step inside the atmosphere says it all. The welcome is warm and then you realise that at the back there is a huge terrace overlooking the river. Perfect for a sunny day. Always busy, always popular so you may have to wait a bit but the food is really excellent. The menu is fairly extensive but not boring with plenty of choice, especially for seafood lovers. I have eaten all over the world and in some swanky places but the Prawn Risotto here is the best i have ever had. So good we even booked the whole family in for Boxing day last year.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic food and excellent service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I live within walking distance of The Bridge and it is one of my favourite places to eat. It is so popular that reserving a table is advisable, even during the week. A varied menu, with an excellent choice of fish dishes and some delicious desserts. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the landlady, Imogen, is always welcoming. Parking is a problem outside the pub, but there are several car parks nearby.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Apparently good food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Been 3 times on a Sunday for food.

Looks great and everyone tells me it is but every time I've been there has been a random reason why I can't have any. Last time was at 1pm and you couldn't order unless you had a reservation. Annoying adI'd just spent 30 mins parking and then finding the perfect seat outside looking over the river.

Time before that I went at 3 pm and they said they'd been busy so were closing the kitchen til 6pm. So go there but ring first is my recommendation!



Visited October 2013
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Still the best pub restaurant in the wider area.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I live only a few hundred yards away, and being powerchair bound, have to choose my restaurants carefully. The Bridge is truly great; not only is the food outstanding, but the staff are really courteous and helpful. It is almost always busy, which makes booking advisable, but you need to allow the waiting time for the food, being freshly cooked to order. The menu is varied and innovative, and as long as you recognise that the Bridge is different, then I expect that you will love it. 4 of us went for dinner last night. My soup was superb - a complex variety of ingredients moving home made soup to another level. My main was the Moroccan Lamb Shank - I am under orders from my assistance dog to bring her home the bone, so the two of us were delighted!
A well created and very flavoursome dish, which I thoroughly enjoyed. My desert was home made strawberry ice cream, also excellent. The wide list offers a good choice at reasonable prices. Even the picky ones in my party enjoyed it (Wow!)

I only wish I could eat there more often, as it ticks every box for me!
I'll be back as soon as I can. Well done Imogen and team!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Probably one of the best value for money meals....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

available in this increasingly improving town. We have lunched here on 5 occasions and never had a bad experience. The price you pay for such exceptional ingredients that are so expertly cooked makes this a great value eatery. The staff are efficient, welcoming and friendly. They are well lead by a "hands on" manager and while the ambience is busy it is not intrusive. We will return and continue to recommend this establishment to others.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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