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Clifford Brown's Brasserie


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Modern, English brasserie, using locally sourced produce and seasonal ingredients. Fine wine and local real ale.
$9 - $33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, European, British
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited this restaurant for the first time Saturday night with a small group of family members. I have nothing negative to say, service was fantastic from the start and nothing was to much to ask even with a full restaurant. The food was fresh,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank C4743ZHalexb
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Visited for my sons birthday. There were a few of us including my disabled father-in-law. The only problem we had was parking... one resident moaned to my mother-in-law when she asked where to park as all the allocated parking spots were taken and there is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed February 3, 2019

food delicious, service impeccable, what more do you want, will return shortly, recommend to any foodies

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank david n
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

A Sunday family lunch was taken here. The restaurant is light and airy split between bar and restaurant but on a grey January was somewhat chilly. Service was bright, cheerful and relaxed - pitched perfectly for this venue. Menu had enough choices with nibbles, small...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank mrhappySouthampton
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Can’t give review as didn’t go. Not impressive if they close the place and can’t be bothered to notify so people aware. Went instead to the Mill in Botley which was excellent. Will be going there again. Sorry, not good management

Date of visit: January 2019
5  Thank bumps94
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It was lovely, having eaten here before I had high expectations but wondered as it was a Xmas meal it would lose some credit but i needn’t of worried, it was as good and I definitely will return. The service was impeccable, lovely staff. Thank...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kimberleyanneh
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful staff, polite , attentive and efficient. Superb food, expertly crafted by talented, skilful and creative chefs, and tasty, classy drinks. Great attention to detail, truly masters of their craft. Cannot recommend more highly!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JonF1633
Reviewed December 29, 2018

We found Clifford-Brown's by searching the TripAdvisor reviews for Hampshire (we live in Chichester) and how pleased we did. Always an interesting menu, beautifully served with charming staff and very very good food. We eat out usually at least twice a week and this is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Pete C
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

I like a restaurant where you can ask any member of the team about the food that is on offer and they can give you a precise answer as to where items on the menu derived from. I had the duck and asked the chef...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank chris a
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I could go on for pages and pages about the unacceptable way in which the owner, Oliver Clifford Brown, spoke to my family and I. Simply, we made a complaint. The reaction to said complaint was, in my opinion, the single, most unreasonable reaction I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
15  Thank DR1488
CliffordBrowns, Owner at Clifford Brown's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

You emailed saying you wanted a quick lunch. Your starters (consisting of garlic bread and extra bread, which we serve for free) were cleared and five minutes later your mains were sent out. You then sent your whole table of mains (£150 worth) back to...More

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March 11, 2018|
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Response from vickygle |
Hello, the restaurant offers most of the dishes on the main menu in smaller portion sizes for children at half of the price, hope this helps.
Zoe C
January 26, 2018|
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Response from Flick1406 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are as they do doggie treats in the restaurant.
November 22, 2017|
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Response from vickygle |
Hello, yes we are open Christmas Day, although very limited on spaces available now, but please give us a call to see if we can fit you in.
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