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The Coal Shed Restaurant

8 Boyces Street, Brighton BN1 1AN, England
+44 1273 322998
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8 Boyces Street, Brighton BN1 1AN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Olives on ice and breads for table beef butter absolutely awful might as-well call it dripping on bread, Mains came out not very hot with uncooked chunky chips had to send back, prawns for the steak very bland and tasteless and too top it off...More

Thank Nikki G
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience with us. I'd like to investigate this further, if you could send an email to manager@coalshed-restaurant.co.uk with a few more details of your visit, it would be greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Atmosphere was great-service was great- but let down by the food- i had the burger which was less than average- would not visit again

Thank Steve D
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience with us. I'd like to investigate this further, if you could send an email to manager@coalshed-restaurant.co.uk with a few more details of your visit, it would be greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on recommendation of a customer of mine. Initials impressions are good. Nice inviting exterior to set the tone. Friendly greeting upon arrival and soon shown to a table. Was quiet when I arrived but soon started to fill up so book if your a...More

1  Thank MDale1979
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit such a lovely review. So happy to hear that you had a great time. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ended up at the Coal Shed after a day out in Brighton. Booked on line which worked very well. The greeting was very friendly and we felt welcome. The service was professional and friendly and we did not feel rushed during the meal. Food was...More

Thank Joe B
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank for your review. We are very proud of the food and the service that we offer at The Coal Shed. So, it's always wonderful to hear that our guests agree with us. We look forward to your next visit?!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow...great food & service. All the sides were perfect..the roast potatoes could of been a little crisper but the meat was perfectly cooked. Will be going back soon.

Thank nicky s
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for submitting this lovely review. We think are Sunday roasts are excellent and glad to hear that you enjoyed.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very very good restaurant, the two negative reviews below must either have gone somewhere else or they just dont get it. I found the staff extremely professional, friendly and alert. The food is perfectly cooked with thought and inspiration. Unquestionable the best...More

Thank PB2727
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your very honest review! We're thrilled that you had such a great time and glad to hear that you frequent both our venues! we look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great looking restaurant, very busy so clearly popular with the locals but sadly the food was hit and miss. Starting with the hits, the Jacobs ladder, Scallops and Steaks were quality ingredients cooked well. Was looking forward in particular to the scallops as they were...More

Thank CurlyPop
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for this well rounded review. We really appreciate all the feedback we receive and take on board all comments both positive and negative. I will pass your comments along to the kitchen team. We do hope you'll will try us again in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very tasty lunch at The Coal Shed. My wife enjoyed her pork croquettes, followed by brill with mash. I liked my smoked salmon and the black angus burger. Service was pleasant and correct.

Thank PeterBSurreyUK
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. The pork croquettes are very popular and never fail to please! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very disappointed with the meal we had on lunchtime in August. I know it was the day after the Pride festival and I know a lot of the staff were perhaps tired, but this was an expensive restaurant that should still have been...More

Thank Mattjville
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience with us. I'd like to investigate this further, if you could send an email to manager@coalshed-restaurant.co.uk with a few more details of your visit, it would be greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable evening at The Coal Shed. All of the food was very tasty and of good quality- the same can be said for the cocktails. I had the fillet steak with tiger prawns which was delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant.More

Thank Wazwoz98
TheCoalShedManager, General Manager at The Coal Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. I'm glad you have a nice time and enjoyed everything. We changed our cocktail list about a month ago, so it's nice to hear the changes have been well received. We look forward to seeing...More

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Vicky1970
August 13, 2017|
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Response from andrew d | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely you have to book. It's easily one of the best restaurants in Brighton and always busy. Town centre carparks are fine for evening, but horribly expensive if it's a day visit, in which case its better to park in... More
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Michael P
February 13, 2017|
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Response from TheCoalShedManager | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your enquiry and that you are looking to dine with us this evening. We are looking very busy (pre Valentine dinners) and currently only have later tables available. Please log on to coalshed-restaurant... More
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V4832QNpaulam
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Claire O | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely 😊 Cosy atmosphere, good lighting, low. Lovely cocktails and good wine list. Small intimate setting 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Boyces Street, Brighton BN1 1AN, England (Formerly The Coalshed Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 322998
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Description
The Coal Shed is a specialist meat and fish restaurant in the heart of Brighton. Recommended by The Telegraph and The Guardian, amongst others, this stylish, relaxed eaterie has quickly become one of the top restaurants in the city.
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