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English's of Brighton

29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (215 reviews)
“dover sole” (41 reviews)
“dressed crab” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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Reviewed today

What is there to say about this delightful seafood restaurant that has not been said many times over. A wonderful experience, food, service, atmosphere. Consistently at the top of the list for places to eat in Brighton over the years. I first came here in...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 days ago

What I would call quite an old fashioned restaurant but great, professional service, delicious food and good wine list. I didn't have pudding but the dessert menu could have been a bit more extensive. Pricey but worth it.

Thank Josefina60
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is great for sea food lovers. As a meat eater the menu was limited I opted for the 6oz Steak which came with fries and garlic butter. It was nice but at £18 not sure it was value for money. They do have...More

Thank karenZ9651FP
Reviewed 5 days ago

We unfortunately were running (very!) late and by the time we arrived English's had given away our table, but were extremely flexible in going out of their way to accommodate our party of 5. On top of this, they allowed us to stay much later...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

halibut half cooked, for £34 the dover sole was thin and mean and over cooked to be fair they gave us a dessert on the house we chose zabaglione which was frozen parfait and not at all like any zabaglione we’ve ever had before in...More

Thank Sueisumma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food and very nice staff even though we are Swedish and England and Sweden were going to play against each other a few days later in the World Cup!

Thank 744bitte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service, oysters, chicken parfait and lobster to die for, well done English! Mind you that portions are decent!

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat outside which was a delight for Summer in the UK! Traditional and excellent food We had great starters and followed with warm fruit de mer! Wonderful. Only downside no desserts left thus only 4 stars.

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked a table for our first night's stay in Brighton. From the off the staff were unattentive even though the restaurant was almost empty prefering to huddle near the bar and talk to each other. We had to constantly call out to get...More

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cant think of anything negative to say about this restaurant.the oysters were superb,the coquille st Jacques excellent ,washed down with a bottle of their house white which was the best wine I have tasted in a long long time.service excellent,would go back every time...More

Thank ghillier2016
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Response from Lucy D | Reviewed this property |
We don't think it does - or at least if it does then it is v quiet as we have the same problem with music! Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$102
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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