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English's of Brighton

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29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Situated around the 'lanes' part of Brighton, this smallish restaurant provides excellent food and service, with a fish orientated menu. We ate here some years ago, and were not disappointed with our most recent visit. The restaurant is 'snug' inside (it was too cold to eat outside, which we had done on our previous visit), but we enjoyed our meal... More 

Thank Foxy-Froggy
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu has plenty of options and the flavours are amazing. It's a really big restaurant and the sitting outside is great for a nice romantic meal. Very enjoyable!

Thank Nur C
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Eaten here a couple of times before so booked for a pre theatre meal at 1730. Restaurant was quiet due to the time apart from some very loud Chinese in the corner which ruined the start of the meal. We opted for a crisp Sancerre, some oysters and the crab sharing platter, food was very good and loads of it.... More 

1 Thank Markh1205
Southampton, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a table and ate early as a pre-theatre supper. When we got the menus we were told that one or two of the items had run out which is a good indicator that the fish is fresh. We chose the potted crab and the lobster croquettes to start - delicious! This was followed by a wonderfully indulgent lobster... More 

1 Thank Selgris
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were struggling to find a restaurant for Saturday night dinner when we came across this place. We wanted fish and this must be the best one in Brighton. The mussels were big and succulent. The prawns were spicy but very good. The lobster croquettes were sensational. There were four of us and we all ordered different dishes and all... More 

Thank Philip P
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First impressions were very good, nice cosy atmosphere. Three of us chose differently, and all food was very nice. The first disappointment came at end of evening, 10pm was clearly packing up time!! Tables being cleared and then the smell of bleach! The other disappointment was that we were not offered coffee, probably because they wanted rid of us! Such... More 

Thank tinabaston
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived after the first round of guests had settled in, although we sat upstairs on our own, the staff were very attentive. the Fixed Price Menu was excellent, well prepared and fresh. The NZ Sauvignon was also very good. We will be back !

Thank colinwhipp
Keighley, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant is on several floors with fairly steep steps so need to be fairly fit if table is on upper floor. Food good

Thank SuzyD99
Moosburg, Germany
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily we found that place. The food is fresh and taste so lovely. Outstanding service. You cannot go wrong with this restaurant.

Thank Thomas D
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know what to say about them. Just that the oyster were so fresh that I ask them 3 times and the lobster it was so tender! Anyway I really recommend to follow the advice of the waiter at the counter because the champagne it was well compared with all the rest! The best in Brighton

Thank ArwenLuthien

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$99
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327980

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?