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Food for Friends

The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
+44 1273 202310
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a late lunch before going to the theatre in the evening. The food as ever was superb and as usual the portions were generous, so generous the dessert was not an option. it is a vegetarian restaurant but I have never been with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank david_carraher
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is veggie/vegan but we have taken many of our meat eating friends here and they absolutely love it. The food is outstanding and if you haven't been, you should go!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Adventureswithleo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our hostess Amber greeted us with such a warm welcome and let us choose our table. We went with a great friend who has been a veggie for many years and she let me choose the meal. Not being a veggie I chose the sharing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EyeSpyaFly
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and great food. I would thoroughly recommend to anyone looking for a vegetarian-only restaurant in Brighton.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kajaniy K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place by chance when looking for a last minute meal. Very friendly service and fresh, delicious food. Even carnivorous husband was impressed.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank rosef145
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth the trip down from London! Could not recommend FFF enough!!!!! :) 12/10!!! ---- I'd seen the Christmas menu and all the rave reviews online and decided the only Christmas dinner I'm able to eat this year (due to medical reasons) should be at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank lala876
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would just like to thank everyone at Food for Friends, I have never eaten at a restaurant where the food is just simply amazing, but more Amazing that the food was the staff. They bent over backwards to make someone Christmas so special. Again...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hectorria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I had the sharing platter between us, amazing selection - scotch egg in particular was lovely. Halloumi sticks also a favourite! Fantastic cocktails to accompany the delicious food and great hosting from the staff. Would definitely recommend and will be visiting again...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sophsp94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely time here food was great and service was attentive and welcome, will be coming back the sharing starter was amazing and the scotch eggs were the best I have ever had.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 579ChrisL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely fresh and interring vegetarian food. the place for eating vegetarian food without feeling your missing something. A great, fresh pioneering eating place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank johnsO3937VW
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Luisa P
January 28, 2018|
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Response from cynogwen | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm...not really as there’s not much room in the restaurant.🙁
Ashley C
March 29, 2017|
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Response from NE10PEP | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure they will
March 24, 2015|
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I am sorry I do not know the answer to your question. The staff are really friendly and helpful. I'm sure if you gave them a ring they would do their best to accomodate your requirements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 202310
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Voted 'Best Restaurant' in the Brighton Foodie Awards 2012Good food Guide 2013Food for Friends restaurant in Brighton has been in the vanguard of vegetarian cuisine for more than twenty five years. Set in The Lanes, Brighton’s most happening district, Food for Friends has slowly spread over three shop fronts, developing a labyrinth of brightly lit, modern dining rooms kitted out with stylish minimalism, some overlooking the bustling lanes outside. Cuisine from around the globe is created using predominantly local, organic ingredients, some delivered by bike. Vegans and those with food allergies and intolerances are well cared for here. Wines are organic and mainly vegan, coffee is fairtrade, and an irresistible afternoon tea is served.
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