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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (284 reviews)
“crab” (133 reviews)
“razor clams” (45 reviews)
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British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are a family of 4 (2 children under 13) and had an early dinner at Riddle and Finns for my wife's birthday last week. It could not have been better. The staff were very welcoming and friendly, and even reminded me that if we...More

Thank jdm68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pre-booked a table for 2, online for a Saturday evening. Impressed by the welcome and excellent friendly professional service throughout the order and billing process. We had 2 different fish dishes, which were prepared perfectly and with a dish of steamed broccoli as a side,...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in Brighton for 32 years and had heard a lot of good things about Riddle & Finn. I was very disappointed and found the food bland and very expensive. The service was friendly but not efficient friendly. It took ages to ask...More

Thank Andrew B
ManagerRF, General Manager at Riddle and Finns The Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback of your recent dining experience at Riddle and Finns The Beach. Your description of the service and food you received do not reflect our usual standards and are very concerning to us. We would be very keen to discuss your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend wanted to find a seafood restaurant. We were able to book a table on the day and sat by the beech. The staff are so friendly and accommodating and they really take customer service to 1st class standard. They really made...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and ambiance was great. The only thing is we sat at the back of the restaurant and it was sooooo hot, a little unbearable that I had to go stand outside to get air. Food is lovely and the service is great and...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the set menu which was great value in a private dining area. They ran out of the white wine we were drinking which was the only disappointment

Thank denismeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited yesterday evening for dinner. Unfortunately no room inside so sat outside, they definitely need outdoor heaters, but a blanket was kindly offered. The food was very nice, well cooked and delivered. The staff are friendly and helpful. Good value for money for freshly cooked...More

Thank Ruthless57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very attractive venue with great views from upstairs dining area. Service OK. Food underwhelming. Razor clam gratin very dry. Lobster chewy. Toilet filthy and obviously had not been checked for hours.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked the private room,as there were 12 of us.The staff had decorated the room for us,and were extremely attentive throughout the whole evening. The food was very well presented and was excellent. We had pre ordered our food from the menus provided at...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great atmosphere, great food. Highly recommend. We went as a family and there was something on the menu for everyone. The waitress was very friendly and helpful and we were not disappointed with her recommendations. Next time we visit Brighton we won’t hesitate...More

Thank Michelle C
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Questions & Answers
7 September 2018|
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Response from stevewt4 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there are car parks close to the seafront but be aware that like all parking in Brighton it is extremely expensive and that is once you have managed to drive through the city.
Ester M
15 December 2017|
Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hi Ester, We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. I would recommend heading to the Restaurants Brighton website - they have a comprehensive list of all the restaurants in Brighton offering Christmas Day bookings... More
17 October 2017|
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Response from Riddles_Manager | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we do have steak available on our specials menu daily at our Beach restaurant. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$99
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
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: Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 821218
  • E-mail
Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
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