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Bistro du Vin

2-6 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
+44 1273 718588
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“chateaubriand” (27 reviews)
“roast beef” (20 reviews)
“creme brulee” (11 reviews)
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2-6 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stumbled upon this little place quite by accident and were particularly impressed with the look of the fixed price menu. As we had our two little dogs with us, we were sat in the bar area which was no problem at all. It was...More

Thank SunnyFun
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our second visit and as before the service was not great. The welcome from person on the meet and greet podium was busy chatting with another member of staff, I would add it was not idle chit chat but a nice smile and an acknowledgement...More

Thank sezayi52
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit in several years. We had been here several times shortly after Hotel Du Vin opened and we had been very impressed - with the quality of the food, the choices and the presentation. We thought this place was a little...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast plenty of choices service was good staff are friendly and attentive no complaints

Thank robert k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went last night for dinner and drinks although the food is good once again the service let it down. This is the third time I have had bad service here it's a shame as the food is good. I will be thinking again before...More

1  Thank HoneyMoon P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a special family birthday meal on Sunday Lunchtime at 12.30pm. The service was outstanding, the food was delicious and to top it all my husband got a good serving on Crème Brulee which made him very very happy. We all had roast...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have literally just finished my meal and felt compelled to write a review immediately. This was my second visit and I feel really let down. We came here to celebrate a 60th birthday on my recommendation and I have felt let down with every...More

3  Thank brightonbelle2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Hotel du Vin in Winchester and we were not disappointed. On a warm evening it was a lovely place to eat outside away from all the fish and chips of the sea front

Thank Gillian G G
Reviewed July 18, 2017

We visited the hotel for Sunday lunch that was pretty good overall but spoilt as we had the same problem as we did on our previous visit reviewed on March 6th. Sadly some bar staff and others did not know the correct measure for vermouth...More

2  Thank colin_sussexme
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant whilst staying the night in Brighton. Our table was booked for 8.30 but we were delayed by an hour. When we were finally seated we were given two complimentary glasses of champagne. No harm done and we were able to enjoy...More

Thank Lauren_Small
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Alex S
July 28, 2017|
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Response from Jonathan C | Reviewed this property |
Shorts are fine in the courtyard but not really appropriate in the Bistro... but their dress code is pretty relaxed having said that.
gavin e
July 1, 2016|
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Response from Gianluca G | Property representative |
Pelase contact the Hotel directly, good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$45 - $58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 718588
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The Hotel du Vin Bistro in Brighton is just off the seafront and five minutes from the madly inspiring shops in The Lanes, but who would want to leave? Set in a collection of gothic and Tudor revival buildings built by, so apt, a wine merchant, the hotel has the trademark stylish, witty, super comfortable d��cor that has won the group so many awards. The restaurant is elegant and relaxed and usually full, offering a menu rooted in classic European cuisine with a contemporary edge. The simple classics change seasonally, augmented by head chef Rob Carr���s own creations each day. The extensive, eclectic wine list is central to the hotel, with a great number of choices by the glass.
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