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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (284 reviews)
“crab” (133 reviews)
“razor clams” (45 reviews)
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British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’re locals so we’ve got the loyalty card. Points are topped up now so we’re planning our next visit. The food is generally very good and the staff are helpful. You get the choice of this place or the one in the Laines where you...More

Thank Saffron R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I arrived at the restaurant a bit early, 15 mins than the opening hours. I asked to just have a seat outdoor and wait until they open. There were three waiters said unfriendly ‘ You can’t, we open at 12!’ Well, ridiculous!! I left and...More

Thank Storyteller445814
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place with great food and service. Even when they delivered us someone else's food it was styled out beautifully. The scallop carpaccio is to die for. Sharing desert platter is worth saving some room for too. Dover Sole was filleted superbly for me. Seaweed...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you're a visitor or a resident, this is a place you must visit at least once. I'll be going back to try out some of the dishes I wished I'd ordered! I had scallops to start, they were perfectly cooked, just not a very...More

Thank CosmicCarrot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place etc but my evening was spoilt by discovering a three quid "cover charge" on the bill. The waitress said she thought this was for the bread (I ate a single slice with butter). I haven't come across this phrase before and it sounds...More

1  Thank Keith S
ManagerRF, General Manager at Riddle and Finns The Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback of your recent dining experience with us at Riddle and Finns The Beach. Our cover charge is £1.50 per person which is to cover the costs of the bread and condiments. I do apologise that you felt unable to refuse...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Riddle and Finns to celebrate a family birthday and had a great evening. The food was delicious and the service exceptional. Can’t wait for our next visit

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a excellent meal. Good size servings, freash, lovely flavours and a good wine list to match. The feel of the resturant is very relaxing, staff knowlegable and very friendly - I cant write anything negative as everything was just right. Brilliant night!!!!!

Thank Joscelyn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and customer service. Couldn’t ask for a better seafood restaurant in brighton. Fully recommend that you try this restaurant if you are visiting brighton.

Thank Chaiz111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this place was brilliant, they catered for all our needs including a very fussy friend. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive, but not overly so. The food was cooked to perfection and plenty of choice to satisfy all of us. It was...More

Thank PerryTipper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our Australian friends here on the last night of their visit to the UK. Being Australian, they're used to good seafood, so this was a must that this place delivered. And it so did. Every dish we ordered was amazing, and the crab...More

Thank Howard S
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Questions & Answers
September 7, 2018|
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Response from stevewt4 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there are car parks close to the seafront but be aware that like all parking in Brighton it is extremely expensive and that is once you have managed to drive through the city.
Ester M
December 15, 2017|
Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hi Ester, We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. I would recommend heading to the Restaurants Brighton website - they have a comprehensive list of all the restaurants in Brighton offering Christmas Day bookings... More
October 17, 2017|
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Response from Riddles_Manager | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we do have steak available on our specials menu daily at our Beach restaurant. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $99
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
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 - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 821218
  • E-mail
Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
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