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Reviewed 11 September 2023

I paid a fortune for a "lobster roll". Not even a thank you after paying. However, I am not sure there was lobster or crab meat, simply because they spread a lot of mayonnaise mixed with diced cucumber, with the effect of masking the taste...of the crustacean they used. There was more dressing than fish flesh - whatever was the fish inside - . Probably due to the above mentioned reasons, they did not ask me if I enjoyed it. Avoid that place and save money.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 15 May 2023 via mobile

In front of a stones beach, when you eat a Cup of tasty fresh seafood you hear the breeze of the Deep Blue Sea in front of you.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 20 February 2023 via mobile

Nice bar in Brighton. It's really cool in summer time. Everything it's fresh, probably the best place to eating Brighton.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 February 2023 via mobile

This little beachfront heart, has a lot to offer in the way of fresh local seafood. Additionally, a little kiosk also sells other seafood, but this has been imported, and some of it is surimi – so not real seafood, just looking like that. Just...across the pedestrian walkway, is the main shop, where you can get fresh fish that was caught that day on their own boat. Next to the local clams, crayfish and whelk, this is likely the real pearl of the oyster.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Frazer S, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2023

Hi there, please could you remove your review as Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar has been closed all winter, we do not open again until 11/02/2023, your review belongs to another business in the same vicinity..Happy Monday to you.. Kindest Regards BS&OB

Reviewed 26 September 2022 via mobile

Fabulously fresh! Friendly service Very reasonably priced too Highly recommended. Great location too! Fab views of the beach!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 27 July 2022 via mobile

Always a joy to walk along the seafront and stopping at our favourite oyster bar. The oysters were delicious fresh and tasty and always reasonably priced. Lovely friendly staff and we sat on the beach enjoying the sun.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 6 July 2022 via mobile

Really friendly staff, fresh food for a decent price! The food tasted amazing, the tables were clean, the food came quickly

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 5 July 2022

Very delicious oyster at reasonable price. Definitely a place to visit at Brighton beach side if you are an oyster lover .

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 17 May 2022 via mobile

Today I travelled from East London to Brighton on a day trip as I needed some delicious seafood. Emilia served me, and kindly made me a delicious lobster-roll. Then I tried the lobster-tail and the organic-oysters; all food items were so delicious! Thank you. I...shall hope to return very soon!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 14 March 2022 via mobile

We visited on a whim and were glad we did. We had an enjoyable meal and when we are back in town will visit again. Thanks

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 22 October 2021

My wife had a crab roll and loved it! Unfortunately, my lobster was pretty poor. I should have realised that doing lobster well would be too much to ask for a bar like this. Don't go expecting the world from a really difficult, fancy dish....I suggest getting something slightly more basic as they do that well.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Frazer S, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2021

Each to they’re own, constructive criticism always helps.. pleased your wife enjoyed the crab, our lobster rolls always go down very well but you can’t win ‘em all.. thank you for your custom, please do come again, hopefully next time we can gain a star..⭐️

Reviewed 7 September 2021 via mobile

Had the oysters which were amazing lovely & fresh with home made chilli sauce and a pot of cockles. Thoroughly recommend a stop here with friendly staff *****

Date of visit: September 2021
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Frazer S, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2021

Thank you so much for your great review, we always aim to please.. look forward to seeing again soon..👍🦞🦐🦀🦑🐙

Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

So delicious incredibly fresh seafood chucked right there for you doesn’t get better. Very reasonable prices for the high quality. Sauces available very tasty great range of seasonings. Staff super friendly seating area gives great view of beach.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Frazer S, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2021

What a fabulous review, couldn’t of put it better myself, thank you for taking the time.. 🦀🦑🦞🐙🦐🦪

Reviewed 16 July 2021 via mobile

Good service and assistance. Love the whelks! They do not look the most attractive thing on offer, but delicious and great texture!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Frazer S, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2021

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, look forward to seeing you again, have a great weekend..🦞🦀🦐🦑👊

Reviewed 24 June 2021 via mobile

Great fresh seafood, perfect setting on the beach and thoroughly enjoyed the crab roll. Friendly staff too. I would definitely recommend and will be coming back when next in the city

Date of visit: May 2021
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We have 4 tables on the beach, although you can not book. They are available if empty
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The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5