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26 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 2LN, England
+44 1273 206523
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Horley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Rude stroppy service, let us wait at the bar while they argued between them on who was most busy and how to use the till.

1 Thank MartinJSaunders
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Revisited today, for a drink and something to eat before going on the I360. As before made to feel very welcome by staff, who were very efficient.

Thank Sue H
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Alfresco for a valentines dinner with my wife The restaurant offered a fantastic ambiance, great service and real authentic Italian food at a reasonable price. Alfresco was a real positive experience. The location is fantastic with panoramic views overlooking English Channel! Would recommend to friends and family

Thank amirbahrami1980
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306 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We book a Valentines dinner here. It was a set menu with limited choice at £29.00. The restaurant was romantically decorated with heart shaped balloons. The staff were very welcoming and efficient. The menu though small was really imaginative and all the courses were delicious. I had sea bream,cooked to perfection. The puds were delicious too. One of the best... More 

Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just enjoyed our best ever meal at Alfresco's. Although we always enjoy the food here, tonight was exceptionally good. A set menu for Valentine's day with 3 choices for each course, and all beautifully served. Well done to the staff (especially the chef) to feed a quality menu to a full restaurant!

Thank Julia T
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic Italian cuisine served by a passionate Family in a beautiful location. My booking had a last minute extra arrival, which was catered for with no trouble, and I got to have my favourite Steak Fillet Pasta dish...a must! Friends, ex-colleagues and I were all in agreement that dining at Alfresco's is the closest thing to dining out on a... More 

Thank NickBtn
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A business colleague had arranged and so after a chilly walk along the promenade and a first glimpse of the i360 arrived at the restaurant. I guess the building is art deco period or at least it looks it. The restaurant is mostly glass which must provide some great views on a summer evening, but tonight it was a little... More 

Thank ferguson99
Greater London, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although good views from the top floor and in walking distance of i360 and hotels this can only be considered average for the price. Drinks are verging on loonesy. Might be nice in the summer perhaps..... for a coffee!!!

Thank Ultimate007
Worthing, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here after doing the i360 as it is within walking distance. The staff are friendly and the restaurant is both clean and tidy. We were shown to a table without booking. The meals we chose were lovely (although my Kale was a little overcooked for my liking). Everything else came out well cooked and delicious. This would be... More 

Thank Diane S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant on the beach front, great service and excellent food. Seafood especially good will definitely be back. Many thanks.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 206523

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