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49 Market Street | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
+44 1273 325560
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

We saw this pretty looking restaurant in the South Lanes and went in to have the special offer- a starter and mains course for £11.95. The ambiance as nice enough but the wine tasted cheap although it was expensive and my rump-steak which I ordered medium rare arrived pale, chewy and fully cooked through, so I sent it back. Another... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Really shocked to read some of these negative reviews!!! Myself and my partner came here for dinner yesterday and were very impressed with the price, quality, taste and portions that we were given. Yes the inside is rather small and dated but I felt that it gave the restaurant a cosy and relaxing touch. I would definitely return to this... More 

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Thank Shakira K
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Went to darcys for a bit of lunch whilst shopping in Brighton we both had set menu 2 courses starter was soup and a pate which was basic to say the least 1 slice of toast and a wedge of pate and soup which didn't even have any bread with it main courses chicken Caesar salad and the chicken was... More 

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced poor steak, well done but asked for rare...so things perhaps rare was difficult. Very average service. Loo up 3 flights and tiny. Wouldn't return.

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Thank Philip H
Newbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Visited yesterday with my wife and teenage son. Food was average but the service was very slow. This place is looking a bit tired and could do with a spruce up.

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Thank Jason W
Brighton, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Dropped into D'Arcys for lunch one day, we were seated and were looking forward to a nice seafood lunch. The waitress explained that there was a waiting time of half an hour for food, we were willing to wait as the menu looked good. The staff were a little unfriendly and at times, one was particularly unfriendly. The food was... More 

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1 Thank TobyKing91
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious! I had the risotto and was so happy with my dish, the service however was rather slow and we heard a lot of the staff gossip! Lovely place though especially if you aren't in any rush.

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Thank lauramoo11
Bath, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

After being very disappointed with all the chain restaurants on offer down at the marina, my husband and I caught the bus back to Brighton town centre. It was gone 9pm so we were quite desperate to find somewhere to eat and D'arcys was the first place we came across. It was quite full inside which we took to be... More 

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1 Thank Francesca H
Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

1- we had to wait >20' before someone took our order ... And s.o. Took care of us (with no "enthusiasms") only because we asked 2- after 50' the table was still not prepared: no bread, no cutlery, no nothing; we complained and it was eventually done; however, we met there probably the most impolite and unpleasant waitress of Brighton... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

Enjoyed our meal very much. Service is very good and the staff are very curious and friendly. Food is cooked fresh to order and is of good quality. We shall visit again when we are in the area

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Soups
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Market Street | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 325560

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