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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a seafood lover u should visit this restaurant. We had a really good experience with food and service. It is on a pricey point but deserves it. The service was the best we have ever had. We will be back again.

Thank sofiyaj1
Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a couple of hours to kill before theatre and hadn't eaten in English's for sometime....this is a great restaurant and one of the best I have eaten in (and I eat in a lot of top end restaurants in London that do not come close to this!). We had two courses (chilli squid, fish n chips, crab, mussels...all... More 

Thank Ian M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited recently as part of a group, warm welcome upon arrived and a great choice of food on the menu. The host gave great wine recommendations, had the sea bass followed by the creme brûlée. Great value and would visit again.

Thank Peter G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant, great service by friendly staff. Selection of sea food , fabulous. Will revist in the future if in the area.

Thank Sue H
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very reasonable prices, set menu of 5 courses £39. Had scallops and sea bass, both gorgeous. Other half had squid and fish pie, again very good. You do need to book in advance but well worth a visit.

Thank global_teacher
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my mum to lunch here as she is a major fish lover - it did not disappoint her! She had Calamari to start and she said it was perfect and so fresh - we then both had the Fish & Chips, I can honestly say it was the most delicious fish and chips I've ever had - even... More 

Thank Sam H
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good ambience,food and staff Central location Lanes/Sea Good seafood Can be expensive but daily menus excellent value

1 Thank Brian D
Rustington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

YES I know this is a fish restaurant and very good one at that I may add. If your a meat eater ( My husband doesn't eat ANY fish even shell fish ) then the menu is very limited but having said that he didn't stave! We went having received an offer 2 courses for £17.50 pp with a glass... More 

1 Thank carolinegreaves
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A colleague recommended this restaurant to me as a must for when visiting Brighton, we opted for the taster menu containing 5 courses which I feel was well worth it and very good value for money. Saying that I made it 6 courses and took some Mersea oysters before my starter also. The restaurant and environment sells it self, it... More 

1 Thank Thomas D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with the positives. The food was amazing , fish cooked to perfection, prawns the same. Very tasty, freshly cooked. However The menu is not very clear with what the mains come with. I ordered fries to go with my fish because there was no mention of any potato dish only to be informed 5 minutes later by the... More 

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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$37 - US$97
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?