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The Melrose Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Fresh fish, shellfish and seafood restaurant. Scottish Steaks also available. Seafront location. Family run restaurant.(run by the same family for the last 50 years). Outside seating available. Opposite British Airways i360 tower.
US$9 - US$30
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Seafood, European, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our lunch at the Melrose today. Had plaice n chips. Fish was beautifully cooked and not the slightest bit greasy. Chips were delicious and portion was generous. Excellent friendly service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Helen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the Melrose because it was wheelchair accessible and claimed to serve the freshest fish in Brighton. I have to say that the mixed seafood was lovely. A huge serving of grilled salmon, hake and haddock with squid and scampi and home made chips...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 124andri-w
Reviewed 15 January 2019

it is OK not the best i have been to better the food is nice and so are the staff but i would recommend their fish it is good

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank westerfied
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Visiting from Hong Kong, been meaning to try this restaurant out, friendly staff and great food. We had the mussels which were very tasty accompanied with a glass of white, my main course was the sea bass on the bone Will be back again next...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank monkeywrench01
Reviewed 31 December 2018

We decided to book a table at this restaurant for some lunch. We had 2 kids meals and 3 portions of fish and chips which were all ok but the chips were not the best, however the portions were a decent size and the fish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Timmy_051
Reviewed 14 December 2018

This would be considered a joke up north. It said this was the fish restaurant of the year!! REALLY!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dissapointed175
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

No frills restaurant but best value seabass I've had. Established 50 years this unpretentious fish restaurant was excellent value. The home made paklava with ice cream was well worth the calories as well. Nice bottle of muscadet for a mere 16.50 made for excellent evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank suesK2736BV
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Early dinner on Saturday evening. A few other tables were already being served but the restaurant was FREEZING!! As the evening progressed 5 of the 8 diners sitting around us wore their coats all evening! Prompt service, a little bit clipped but efficient. Ordered 2...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank loraineb105
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We were visiting Brighton and walked past this restaurant along the promenade. I loved the style of the building, and a couple sat in the window were being served an enormous seafood platter as we passed. The oysters, prawns and lobster on the tray looked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WelshEPS
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This restaurant has a sign outside saying 'Voted the Best Restaurant in Brighton' - we decided to try it. The welcome was luke warm to say the least - the elderly owners sit at the back of the restaurant and watch their staff work; in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa J
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