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“Good food, great service.”

Cote Brasserie - Lewes
Ranked #6 of 122 Restaurants in Lewes
Price range: US$17 - US$34
Description: Our inspiration for the food and design of Cote is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, we are dedicated to serving authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices.
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Description: Our inspiration for the food and design of Cote is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, we are dedicated to serving authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Cote in Lewes High Street twice in the past week, on each occasion with friends, and each time we were very well looked after by friendly and efficient staff. I strongly recommend the chargrilled salmon which I had on the first occasion, and even more the Breton fish stew which I had on the second. Their crème caramel and the coupe noire are marvellous. The fougasse was far too big for one, and their crab mayonnaise had too much mayonnaise, but there are minor quibbles in what were two thoroughly enjoyable dinners. As always, the prices were very reasonable.
If you don't know Lewes well, beware the parking. There's not many spaces in the High Street, and only a dozen or so in the nearest car park in Westgate. Be prepared to park down the hill and walk back.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cote never ceases to surprise us. How a chain can regularly produce such good quality food and wine at their prices is a mystery in this very competitive market - even if Lewes doesn't offer much by way of competition. Busy Friday night, cheerful, prompt service by all three waiters, well backed-up by a hands-on manager. Imaginative but not gimmicky food, well-presented and seasoned, with a quirky wine-list.

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1  Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Meeting friends for a relaxed lunch Cote proved to be a good choice; relaxed atmosphere, consistently reliable food and not ridiculously expensive.

May heralds the arrival of asparagus, Jersey Royals and so much more and Cote celebrates this by including fresh seasonal produce. Simply prepared dishes include salmon with hollandaise and asparagus, fresh crab, tuna niçoise, grilled crottin of goats cheese, so all tastes and appetites can be satisfied.

Many ‘chain’ restaurants fail as they do not achieve consistency among branches; so far Cote has managed to avoid this.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We had to wait for the castle to open, so we popped into Cote Brasserie for a coffee. It was such a good experience that we went back for lunch and the food was delicious. The service was excellent too.

2  Thank Britrunner
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had been to other Cote Brasseries and normally had been impressed with food, service and price.
Not this one!
Service was terrible especially as the place was less than half full and had to keep asking where our food was.
My wife's fish was very disappointing - small and not very appetising.
The price was far too high for what we received and I would certainly not go there again. What a disappointment.

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2  Thank Graham S
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