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“Excellent food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Alfresco

Alfresco
Ranked #57 of 1,112 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Surrey, England
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235 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Excellent food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2014

Popped in here after a lovely walk along the front. I had the seabass...absolutely cooked to perfection and my husband had spaghetti bologna isle. We have visited often and have never been disappointed. Excellent food, great location, friendly service. What more could you ask for?

  • Visited March 2014
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good food in a very attractive setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2014

Going to a seaside restaurant in the evening while it is still dark may seem a waste of a view but in fact the inside atmosphere and night time views outside were more than enough to make this a wonderful setting for an evening meal. And the meal was excellent as was the service.

  • Visited March 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Dream wedding!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We held our wedding and reception at Alfresco. I can honestly say it was the best day of our lives! This beautiful beach side restaurant is the most amazing venue, and the staff are lovely! They were all so helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them. From setting up and decorating the venue to leaving after our fabulous day they treated us like royalty! The food was also perfect. Alexandra (operations manager) listened to what we wanted and their chef created a menu that suited our needs exactly. It was delicious and everyone enjoyed their meals, including the awesome evening pizza Buffett! I can't wait to visit Alfresco again!

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank graemew371
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very nice food, Interesting setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014

The welcome was friendly even though it was late and the restaurant was getting empty. Staff very helpful and cheerful, food was very tasty, hot and large portions. After a long drive and a brisk walk along the seafront it was enough to make us hungry enough for the 3 courses. The restaurant straddles the beach with an entrance off the beach downstairs and the main road upstairs, It was a 15 minute walk from the hotel. All in all a very pleasant evening

Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Kevin W
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Sussex
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Bad service, ok food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We have been here numerous times, this time we had a groupon voucher and they clearly weren't interested in us, rude from the moment we got there, if they don't want people coming in with vouchers don't advertise on groupon!! We got completely different treatment, you can tell who has a voucher as they don't give you complementary bread/olives, made us feel like we didn't deserve to be there!! Fairly expensive mediocre food, unfortunately I won't be rushing back!

Visited February 2014
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Thank Larlotte
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AlfBrighton, Owner at Alfresco, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
It is a real shame that you felt your experience was not matched because you came in with a voucher. We have sold over 300 vouchers and our feedback so far has been completely different to your review. We treat everyone the same regardless if they had a voucher or not as we recognise that if people have a positive experience we will get returning customers. If we treated everyone with a voucher differently we wouldn't get repeat trade and our reputation as a family run business would be affected. I am sorry you had a negative experience.
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