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English's of Brighton

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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“oysters” (220 reviews)
“dover sole” (44 reviews)
“sea bass” (68 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Great lobster, lovely cuts of steak. Oysters were great. Lp was very nice. Staff perfect We will come back again. Thanks

Thank Mattprocter123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked an early supper -6 pm which was a good move as we had a quiet corner to ourselves. It might have been less enjoyable if the table next to us was occupied. Food was great. I had the sea bass and my companion...More

Thank rogerofsa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good but pricey and lacking generosity. Expect to pay for the bread. Really tiny portions, we felt it could be much better.

Thank StephanBern
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went Sunday 16th September 2018 with my Daughter, we booked for 6pm but it was not full so you could take a chance. We decided to have the set two course meal, Mackerel for my Daughter and Haddock for me. Both were cooked superbly and...More

Thank Nicholas F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal with my son, lovely oysters and dover sole in this traditional British fish restaurant a must visit when in Brighton

Thank Jimb067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table here before going to a concert at the Brighton Dome nearby, there are a huge number of things to recommend about the place. The menu is varied and lots of choices (slightly perplexed by the idea of a dessert menu that also...More

Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday today and wasn’t disappointed. I had booked a table luckily as so many people were turned away as the terrace was full and they didn’t want to sit inside as it was beautiful weather. I would have...More

Thank laurenob91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place; I have had a couple of bad experiences, but over 32 years, that's not bad. I've had most things on the menu, although some change but I recently had the pate with homemade bread; the gluten free option is better than...More

Thank satiate001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is full of character and charm. The food was of a high standard. Lovely wine and attentive service. This is now my favourite Brighton restaurant.

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

English’s of Brighton is the oldest seafood restaurant in Brighton. Seafood has been served on this site for over 150 years. Wonderful menu selection & attentive staff! It was fun to try a variety of regional raw oysters. The Menai Oysters from Wales were my...More

Thank Gezenti A
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Response from Lucy D | Reviewed this property |
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
$39 - $102
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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
12:00 PM - 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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