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1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 (0)1273 775477
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love Donatello. Good service. Nice staff. Lovely food that is very reasonably priced. Delicious wine. Can't wait to visit Brighton again and pop into Donatello for dinner.

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Thank Sunneynerja
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good Italian with great food at OK prices and decent wine. Great spot to find in centre of Lanes with so many chain and average eateries around. Coppa Amena pudding is historic.

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Thank David G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy night, sat outside - service was good but heard quite a few complaints from surrounding tables. Food was average but decently priced, we went for the 2 course set menu. Large wine selection but drinks a little pricey. Would recommend the chocolate truffle gateau for dessert!

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Morden, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went to Donatello,s the best Italian food we have had in a long time,food and staff were lovely didn't have to wait for food all came quick and hot, lovely experience would definitely go back again.

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Thank helen m
Surrey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family run business selling tasty tasty food. Next time you're in Brighton go and taste their menu. Not only is their food and wine so tasty, their service is out of this world. And in top of that, they do lots for their vulnerable locals which I was particularly impressed with. Just goes to show that if you support your... More 

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Thank tessa822014
London
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in to Donatello on our way to a movie on the beach to grab a quick bite and we found the food delicious and the service superb. The gluten free pizza tasted great and not like some of the cardboard pizza bases I have eaten in other restaurants. My husband enjoyed his pizza so much he couldn't finish... More 

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Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service food and cocktails were excellent. Went on a Sunday evening and it wasn't too busy. Food was lovely will definitely visit again next time in Brighton

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely family evening meal here in this gem of a restaurant. The atomosphere was buzzing and the pizza was divine. Service very efficient waiter attentive .

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Thank suzymaka
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family had visited Donatello's numerous times and it never disappoints. It's food is honest and decent, offers great value for money and is always nice. The service is very friendly and the food is served promptly. This is not fine dining so don't expect to be blown away by the food but it offers a good budget offer right... More 

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N Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fat Leo's closed some time ago but Donatello seems to have picked up the same Italian good value menu. We (myself and my wife) had two courses and a bottle of Italian wine approx. £30. The wine list is very extensive, all wine choices well explained and all Italian. The staff are very helpful and the food really good. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $22
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1273 775477

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