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1 Bartholomews, Brighton BN1 1HG, England
01273 733 085
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Brighton, UK
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We often pop into Plateau for drinks - the drinks are delicious, and there's always something new to try, but mainly because the staff are a delight, very knowledgeable, very funny and obviously very passionate about what they do. As the daily menu always looks appealing and well-priced, we decided to book for my father-in-law's special birthday and I'm so... More 

4 Thank BrightonBelle
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had dinner and drinks in plateau on Friday night because we heard that they have this stupendously talented Swedish bar manager whose knowledge and customer interaction is second to none, and the food wasn't half bad either!!! Tandoori mackerel followed by spiced duck for my boyfriend and I had lamb carpaccio and trout for my main, both excellent but... More 

3 Thank Yann R
New Malden, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Faultless service and imaginative bread and dips with Dukkah in olive oil . Our main courses the Onglet steak and Mullet both super and the lemon tart was just how a lemon tart should be- a rarity sometimes. I'd recommed the cocktails the 'Corpse reviver' was great and the Pisco punch even better, very good wine list too. We will... More 

1 Thank JacquiJ484
Derby, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Based on other trip advisor reviews we decided to give this a shot. My friend and I shared the fish platter and the duck starter, both were amazing. I would highly recommend the fish platter. Had a bottle of wine as well, which paired nicely with the fish. Waiters were very attentive and helpful. Perfect service and fast. We even... More 

1 Thank Megan P
London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

An intimate lounging dinner at plateau was a treat for my belly and mind. The waiters know their good and wine, enjoy their jobs and create a great atmosphere. Incentive and well cooked meat, akin to a great neighbourhood favourite in Melbourne or New York where you can indulge at leisure. Long may it rein

2 Thank LuLuRogers30
York, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Cosy , stylish , quirky downstairs ( other rooms available) and on the occasion of our visit seemed to be serving locals and regulars as well as visitors and tourists. Wine list is everything and a bit more than it boasts to be and all the key staff are well informed, smart and to the point. Sharing boards are a... More 

1 Thank yorkshireluddite
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

You have to love Plateau, it's all about the sharing platters which are plentiful and delicious! It's a great place for lunch with friends or even birthday gatherings. The staff are lovely, knowledgable and very friendly. You don't have to dine, you can sit at the bar, taste the wine and graze. Just perfect

Thank Alistair C
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Really good time with my boyfriend during a festival. We had a great bottle of Pinot noir from Jura, France . The waiter and manager were great , they looked after us , And had some laugh . Amazing time to share with my lover !

Thank Pauline g
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice atmosphere here, great food and wine all round. Lovely staff, really recommend you try this place. Would definitely go back here for more!

Thank Simeon W
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We spent an amazing Saturday afternoon here during The Great Escape music festival. The bar staff were well informed on their drinks and mixed cocktails very well. We drank a Côte de Jura - Pinot Noir but didn't eat any food. The wine was fabulous. We sat on the bar on the left of the main picture, they had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
French, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bartholomews, Brighton BN1 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273 733 085
Independent bar à vin, restaurant & cocktail bar based in The Lanes, BrightonWe are a unique bar à vin & restaurant with a passion for great food & wine. We have put a great deal of time & love into selecting our wines. At Plateau you can discover interesting & affordable wines that you are unlikely to see on other local wine lists. Our selection is mostly natural with some biodynamic & organic examples. We have sourced wines from local Sussex producers to renowned names & newcomers. To soak up the wine we serve ‘bites’, small dishes perfect to share or great as a starter. Follow your ‘bites’ with a ‘plateau’ to share or a 'plat' & that’s our dinner experience… although don’t forget dessert! Our chefs source organic, fresh, local produce as much as possible.Did we mention the cocktails? They’re probably the best in town & although we don’t serve Carlsberg we do serve some pretty imaginative beers from around the world. We have some top quality spirits, including some rare rum, whisky & cognac…and I almost forgot, keep an eye out for the ‘cocktail de la semaine’ & ‘beer of the moment’.There is no set way to visit Plateau, you can match the wine to the food or the food to the wine. Pop in just for a drink, a few bites or a three-course meal – the idea is that you do whatever suits you.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?