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“Truly scrumptious”

Gars Chinese Restaurant
Ranked #142 of 1,163 Restaurants in Brighton
Price range: $41 - $81
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A Brighton institution in the heart of the famous Lanes, Gars has been serving Chinese food with attitude for nearly 30 years. This family-run restaurant is smart, sophisticated and streamlined, with polished bamboo flooring and modern silk shades. It’s set over three floors, with a private function room and bar downstairs (with the possibility of karaoke if the mood takes you), a ground-floor section with red-leather panelling and soft lighting, and the first-floor dining rooms. The food is a clever mix of classic and modern Chinese, alongside other Asian favourites like Thai green curry and salmon teriyaki. Start with tender beef carpaccio served with sesame and chilli dressing, then dither between fresh scallops in black bean sauce, lamb shanks with ginger and spring onions or the sensationally savoury Cantonese roast duck.
Reviewed December 31, 2012

We have been to Gars on previous visits to Brighton and have always had a great meal and evening at this restaurant.

On this visit, there were 6 of us and it was our friend’s first visit. She was so impressed and said it was one of the best Chinese restaurants she had have ever eaten in and I have to agree – the quality of the food is excellent.

We had the set menu (£33 per head) & it was delicious with large portions – so much so, there was food over.

The service was attentive without being intrusive and there was no aspect of the evening I can think of, that they could have improved upon.

Another great evening in Brighton (Jamie’s the night before). Jamie’s was great, however Gars was definitely the ‘gold star’ of the visit.

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Reviewed December 5, 2012 via mobile

Being Brighton born and bred, I've been to Chinese restaurants for the past 45 years. Gars is, in my opinion, the best in Brighton. The food is cooked with great care and service is excellent. Maybe slightly pricey, but you get what you pay for, and service is included.

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Reviewed November 29, 2012

I had my 30th birthday meal here and had a great time. The food was lovely and the company great. The staff were nice and didn't rush the party. Overall a nice place and i have find memories

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Thank ali80Uk
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

ı have been lots of Chinese restaurant. The Gars is different than the others. Food quality is so good. i recommend sea food soup and sea shell.

Thank Taner A
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

We've been here many times since we have lived in Brighton and the food has never disappointed. They do a good value set lunch menu and excellent crispy aromatic duck!

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