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English's of Brighton

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29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 (0)1273 327980
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sat outside for a lovely sunny lunchtime treat in Brighton. The food as usual was perfect as was the wine and service. This restaurant will always be my favourite in Brighton ad the fish is amazing.

Thank Sharon K
Brighton, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been wanting to try out this place and we did on a special occasion. We went for the 3 course set menu which we found was good value. For starters we had squid and the fish rice balls. I was surprised with the big portion sized squid but my other half helped me out. Squid was so tender and... More 

Thank CatSP79
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took our daughter and her fiancée there yesterday having picked them up from gatwick airport and had pre booked a table. Traffic was bad a parking even worse and we were running late but the restaurant told us not to worry our table would be ready We sat outside and whilst choosing our meal engaged in our favourite pastime... More 

Thank Martin M
Sofia, Bulgaria
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like sea food that's the best choice in Brighton. Mussels are wonderful. Prices are ok. Service is perfect.

Thank Petia H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an amazing piece of luck, just out for lunch and found two seats at this lovely establishment. After us they was turning people away, when the food arrived, we could see why this place is so popular. I wasnt particularly dressed for such a fine eatery, but I was still treated really well - the service and food was... More 

Thank Alan K
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this restaurant to celebrate our son's graduation from Sussex University. We had a fabulous meal sitting outside under the umbrellas in the warm sunshine. We shared a starter then each had a main course - Dover sole, sole meuniere and lobster. We followed this up with some mango sorbet - delicious! We had a glass of bubbly to... More 

Thank Designs_JoanK
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Oysters were amazing as were the steaks and fish but at those prices I expect a better level of service. The wine was kept away from the table but the waiting staff were inattentive and we had to keep asking for refills. When it was time to pay the bill the staff were nowhere to be seen and we... More 

Thank theosaurus
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been many times never had bad meal or service. Good selection of Oysters fresh fish and Dover Sole excellent. Book always but in summer nice sitting outside watching world go round. Not cheap but service good and maintains standard.

Thank alangsmith
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch for two at English's during a weekend trip to Brighton. Despite the reasonably "formal" appearance of the place (staff uniforms, good table linen etc) it's great for a tasty lunch without spending too much time. Not very cheap, but I blame the weather which made us order more wine. Both fish dishes were great - lobster thermidor was... More 

Thank The_Champignons
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was advised when arrived that Englishes was superb, service was excellent starter chilli squid was gorgeous, had the mussels as a main course and must say was disappointed. Small not sumptuous as I like. Wine a nice Sancerre was really enjoyable.

Thank cazbaby9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$39 - $102
British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
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 (0)1273 327980

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