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29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We fell upon this delightful restaurant on our way back from a concert at the Dome. It is predominantly fish. We booked a table for the following evening. The staff were friendly and efficient. The food was outstanding, and not overly expensive considering it serves...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Grannysmith90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to come here years ago before moving to Hull. Loved it then and happy to say it is still excellent. The oysters are beautifully prepared. the service is very good and helpful with advice and recommendations on both wine and oysters. I did...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank George T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the oysters and enjoyed the explanation from the staff. Probably the best I’ve ever had. Good food, my fish wasn’t the greatest hence the 4 out of 5, shame maybe a bad choice on my behalf. My partners food was much better. Found it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank markhO6588EF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hoping for better The service was friendly The restaurant is dated but welcoming I do wonder if they have a part time amateur cook rather than a professional chef, better to go to Riddle and Finns in my opinion The Bisque was good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank harrison648
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good, never disappoints! Wonderful lunch . Then a taxi to the station , how rude & unpleasant the drivers of Brighton & Hove are! Won’t use them again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jagr2016
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I happened to be in Brighton for work, and while I had not planned to dine here. I was very pleased I had. I was lucky enough to get a table for 1 after walking in after having a beer in the pub opposite. Staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank james_edwards_1
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant service great value amazing food and all gluten free. Host let’s us try oysters as well. We sat at bar as they were really busy but they could not have been nicer hosts. Really worth a try if you are a Fish fan the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JacobDa
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is an up market restaurant with lovely white tablecloths, traditional cutlery and gleaming glasses just the standard I like in a restaurant.Staff were professional and attentive without being intrusive. Food was amazing, well cooked, beautifully presented and plentiful . Would highly recommend .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank canehall
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here, from the start service was poor. Waiter asked if we would like some water yes please I said, after 15 minutes when we finally got the waiters attention asked where's our water, he said sorry a bit of a misunderstanding. After...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dar5570
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Came here for an anniversary dinner and had the Epicurien menu. Whilst we had a good evening we both came away with food poisoning... (I vomited later that evening and my partner the next day). Not sure which item actually caused it, can only assume...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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We don't think it does - or at least if it does then it is v quiet as we have the same problem with music! Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$38 - $98
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327980
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