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“Excellent cocktails; average food.”
Review of Twisted Lemon

Twisted Lemon
Ranked #180 of 1,141 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tucked away down a hidden yellow alley, we are Brighton's unique restaurant cocktail bar.
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Excellent cocktails; average food.”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

I love going to Twisted Lemon on a weekday as the cocktails are amazing and only cost £4. An absolute bargain as they are really delicious. The staff serving are fun and upbeat and I love the feel of the place, even if it is a little cold. The full-price cocktail menu is also brilliant - lots of adventure - and the tucked-away nature of this place means it's never too busy to enjoy yourself.

However, we ate there and didn't massively rate it, though we did only have nachos. We went for the meat feast - chicken, bacon and cheese - and it arrived stodgy and a little undercooked. The cheese had welded into a huge lump, the bacon was only just done and the chicken was cold and felt a little like packet chicken pieces.

Overall, I'd recommend for a drink, but for food, I'd head elsewhere.

  • Visited January 2013
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Brighton
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great little bar”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

Back in the day I used to go here when it was Blind Lemon Alley, so I was keen to give it another go - and I was not disappointed. Good selection of cocktails, really good burgers and friendly staff in a cosy and comfortable setting.
If you are a visitor to Brighton, it may be a litte hard to find as it is up a little alley (painted yellow), slightly off the road but I would highly recommend that you seek it out.

  • Visited January 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“Loved it,”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

Went here with 2 friends on a recommendation from a lady in a shop. So pleased we went. Martin ( who we took a bit of a shine to!!) and his staff were so welcoming made us feel really at home. Lovely cosy little place, food and wine were delicious and reasonably priced. Would definitely return and will definitely be telling others to visit.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Liz W
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A real little local cocktail bar!”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

More burger and chips on a plate than I could eat and amazing quality! Friendly and welcoming bar staff, good service, great range of cocktails at reasonable prices. Good for a meal with just a few people or big group and as a starting point for a night out.

  • Visited November 2012
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“my favourite temptation!”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

charming, friendly, generous and highly-skilled staff are the highlight of this place, even above the fantastic drinks. cocktails won't be fast, but hurrying isn't the point- stay and watch them at work, they're amazing! cheap enough for the quality and especially their half-price menu, food is decent too.

  • Visited October 2012
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