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“VIP Brighton.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Very Italian Pizza

Very Italian Pizza
Ranked #21 of 1,112 Restaurants in Brighton
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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“VIP Brighton.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful place to eat. The food, service and atmosphere was very good. We would not normally eat at the same place twice whilst on a weeks holiday, but we made an exception here. Cannot wait to go back to Brighton and visit VIP.

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London, United Kingdom
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“The absolute best pizzas ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Went to this absolutely lovely restaurant on my first ever trip to Brighton. We happened to stumble upon it (not that it's hard to find, it isn't) and ended up going back for dinner the following night, and lunch the day after that. The food is amazing! The service is good, the locale is charming, the staff is very nice, any changes to orders are possible and the olives are incredible. Fresh and plentiful of toppings and a very tasty dough. It's so good, Im sad I live in London. If you only try one restaurant in Brighton, make it this one. It's not on the tourist maps, the restaurant is only a few months old, but do not miss it.

  • Visited July 2014
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UK
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“Perfect Pizza!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Came to Brighton at Pride weekend, everywhere was noisy and busy, but VIP was a very welcome alternative to the hustle and bustle elsewhere. Starters were incredibly fresh and tasty - much of the ingredients are sourced from the family farm! The pizza bases are made from traditional sour dough and there is a great choice in toppings as well as pasta and other alternatives. The staff are brilliant and even though the restaurant was very busy there was no ridiculous waiting times, just great customer service. Value for money and tasty, fresh food. Definitely recommended!

  • Visited August 2014
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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“Perfect Lunch Destination”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Working locally in the area I needed a quick lunch - walking into VIP is one of the choice I've made in a long time. Great service, beautiful produce and a fantastic vibrant atmosphere.

  • Visited July 2014
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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“Delicious, bustling, fun, and cheap”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

I've been twice in the past fortnight with friends to VIP. On both occasions the restaurant was bustling and somewhat chaotic, but then that added to the whole experience.

The food is great; fresh, tasty, and seemingly very authentic. They have a great selection of pizzas on offer wide a wide variety of toppings - all the traditional ones you'd expect to see plus some more adventurous.
Their sharing platters are great - and ENORMOUS! All the meats, cheeses and roasted vegetables were delicious and fresh; worlds apart from what you'd pick up at a supermarket deli counter, even the likes of Waitrose.

Their panuozzo was interesting... - a large Italian toasted sandwich concoction - when we had it we found it a little 'bready' with not enough filling - but given the quality of everything else this was perhaps bad luck.

They do take away as well, in addition to selling their wares deli style. I know where I'll be going in future for my parma ham, mozzarella etc.

If you're looking for a quiet, romantic, high-end meal then this isn't the place for you at all. But if you want the authentic buzz of an Italian cafe/restaurant (with an enormous number of Italian customers both times we were there), and don't mind being squeezed in where they can fit you, and served when they can (better to let them know you want something than sit waiting to be attended on) then this is a great place to go. And it's remarkably good value for money.

  • Visited July 2014
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