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English's of Brighton

English's of Brighton, 29 - 31, East Street, Brighton, BN1 1HL +44 1273447503

(((() Fish & Seafood
Main course: £15
Food spend: £35

Very good service, a diverse fish and seafood menu with well executed dishes, all in a traditional setting - exceeded our expectations.

Liz Cook 18 October 2016
from Hove

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Originally 3 fishermen’s cottages, English’s of Brighton has had seafood sold on-site for over 150 years. Set in the famous Brighton Lanes, it boasts 2 floors, a marble-topped oyster bar and heated outdoor terrace with live jazz events.

The English’s of Brighton menu reflects its heritage. Premium oysters from around Britain are a speciality, and a huge variety of other dishes are on offer, ranging from sautéed squid to wild salmon with a crab crust. Alternatives to seafood are equally tempting, such as Highfields Farm sirloin steak, and vegetarian options like beer battered summer vegetables.

A rich dessert menu at English’s of Brighton also features, offering choices like English strawberry and spiced rum parfait. A superb wine list boasts over 80 varieties from around the world.

A rich history and inviting ambience can be found at English’s of Brighton, 4 minutes’ drive from Brighton Rail Station.

English's of Brighton

English's of Brighton, 29 - 31, East Street, Brighton, BN1 1HL

Contact +44 1273327980
Reservations +44 1273447503

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4.4 (((() (based on 169 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (135)
  • lunch (103)
  • romantic (73)
  • luxury (58)
  • al fresco (48)
  • private dining (43)
  • business (26)
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  • ((((( by from Brighton

    Very good food

  • ((((( by from Hartfield

    Eaten in English's many times over the years as did my parents. Only on the odd occasion has the food not been to a
    Have not been for a couple years, mainly because parking in Brighton is not car friendly and expensive.
    Last night we had dinner for 4 and it was exceptional, I would say some of the best food I have eaten for a long time.
    The service was also very good, the chap serving us was great, had a sense of humour and efficient, a rare quality.
    I rounded off a great day along with a ride on the i 360.
    Thank you.

    The online booking service was easy and I'm sure you can pull up from your system our choices.
    My daughter is in the gourmet pub business and she was impressed and that's not easy.

  • ((((( by from Crediton

    Delicious as ever

  • (((** by from Hove

    Two of us had fish and chips, which were disappointing, particularly for a restaurant specialising in fish. The mushy peas were dried up and the lemon slices looked as if they had been cut days before, dry and tired looking.

    There was too long a wait for the second bottle of wine to arrive at the table.

    Otherwise the food was good. The main attraction is the central location, but English's, as one of the higher end Brighton restaurants, is at risk of trading off its reputation.

  • ((((( by from Brighton

    excellent meal and service
    WOuld like more of a non-alcoholic choice. (applies to almost every restaurant)

  • ((((* by from Grave

    Lovely lobster

  • ((((* by from Victoria British Columbia

    Really good food, very clean, excellent service!

  • ((((( by from Hove

    Very good service, a diverse fish and seafood menu with well executed dishes, all in a traditional setting - exceeded our expectations.

  • ((((* by from Chichester

    Our favourite restaurant in Brighton. Food is excellent and Service is fantastic.

  • ((((( by from London

    Went for a meal with my boyfriend here and it was lovely. We'd never really tried oysters before and the waitress was really helpful in explaining which ones to order and how to eat them with the sauces. Food was great, but we had a few add ons (oyster, bread, wine etc) which did push the bill up by a fair bit. Completely our choice though, but just as a warning it all adds up!

    Would definitely come here again, great service, great atmosphere and great food! The calamari starter was delicious!

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