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The Melrose Restaurant

132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
+44 1273 326520
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (44 reviews)
“dover sole” (26 reviews)
“apple pie” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

If you want good, fresh, beautifully cooked fish, this is the place for you. Having seen the size of the main courses, we did not order a starter. For main course, my wife had the lemon sole, and I had the sea bass. Both were...More

Thank happywanderer063
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Loved this restaurant- everyone was friendly ,the food was exquisite and so were the prices. On the sea front. It was like stepping back in time - home made sweets.

Thank kalNotts
Reviewed July 31, 2017

If you want to eat daily fresh fish, crab and lobster this is the place to be. Very fine winelist and friendly personel. And all for the most reasonable prices. Will come back right away when we are in Brighton.

Thank Nathalie R
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 9.00 pm they welcome us, they gave us a table, we ordered wine and they brought us the drinks. We never tried that wine because after that; they told us that was too late to order food and the kitchen was closed....More

Thank Bindinda
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Lunched here recently. Mussels were not great, just watery with onions. Calamari was very good. Fresh fish platter was frozen fish, watery. Scallops were overcooked. Salad was dull and uninspiring . Reasonably priced food and wine. Service charge automatically added! Not really on, customer should...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Love this restaurant, have not been here for approx. a year and can't believe I waited so long to come back! We had Haddock, Lemon Sole and Cod with chips and salad for lunch with lovely fresh bread and butter (offered to us without us...More

Thank NikkiR47
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I took my team out for dinner, 6 of us in total to start our week long team meeting in Brighton and I was looking for comfortable surroundings with genuinely welcoming people with fish cooked to perfection and they were all found here. Superb! All...More

1  Thank JonUpchurch
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Can't believe I've finally found the best seafood restaurant in the UK definitely 10+ stars amazingly good food highly recommended

Thank AneBeukes
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Other half had moussaka. It looked ok but he said it was a bit bland. I chose oysters which were fine. Waiter was attentive. All in all it was an ok lunch. Wouldn't be going back in a hurry as there are so many places...More

Thank deborah59
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Had another great meal in this lovely place, this time with my other half and some friends. I was very pleased to see they changed a lot there; from the carpet to a nice wooden floor, new stylish lights and different chairs as well. They...More

Thank Luciana D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 326520
Fresh fish, shellfish and seafood restaurant. Scottish Steaks also available. Seafront location. Family run restaurant.(run by the same family for the last 50 years). Outside seating available. Opposite British Airways i360 tower.
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