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POLPO Brighton

20 New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UF

(((() Italian
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 22:30.

Best dish the Arancini but every thing we had was good. The staff were very friendly and attentive without intruding.
Close to theatre royal so ideal location

Edith Osborne 24 December 2016
from Peacehaven

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A bijou hideaway in the heart of the city, POLPO Brighton is a laidback, rustic Italian restaurant. And open frontage in warmer weather and pavement tables evoke a continental feel, while the interior has a trendy, reclaimed feel.

Reminiscent of Venice’s charming backstreet restaurants, POLPO specialises in Italian small plates and signature spritzers. Hand-rolled meatballs, freshly-stretched pizzettes and colourful salads head up the POLPO menu, and favourite creations include cuttlefish & squid ink risotto with gremolata, or pork jelly with apricot and sage. For dessert, culinary innovations include Campari panna cotta, or ricotta doughnuts with cinnamon sugar.

POLPO in Brighton also serves an artisan brunch menu, with breakfast cocktails, pastries and fresh juices served alongside dishes like nutritious scafata with poached eggs, and sourdough with wild garlic, mushrooms and ricotta. Accompanying a selective wine list is a list of classic POLPO cocktails.

A favourite neighbourhood restaurant, the Brighton POLPO is an 11-minute walk from Brighton Train Station.

POLPO Brighton

20 New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UF

Contact +44 1273697361

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Customer reviews for POLPO Brighton

4.4 (((() (based on 81 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (64)
  • lunch (52)
  • trendy (38)
  • romantic (32)
  • entertainment (14)
  • business (13)
  • large parties (13)
  • value (13)
  • child friendly (10)
  • luxury (10)
  • private dining (10)
  • al fresco (6)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • breakfast (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 18 January 2017 by Maria Dunn from Brighton

    Fredrico, our waiter, was lovely - nothing was too much trouble. This is my third visit to this restaurant and it never disappoints!

  • ((((( 17 January 2017 by Kim Hardingham from Brighton

    Food was served very fast, and tasted fresh and delicious. Service was very attentive. A delicious, and affordable meal.

  • ((((* 17 January 2017 by Carole Warde from Nr Gatwick

    Lovely food, attentive service. A plain option on the salads would be useful and a pasta/rice option on its own in case people do not want any of the dishes that come with them

  • ((((* 14 January 2017 by Ashur Roberts from Brighton

    Great service, happy with the meal, decent selection of wines.

  • ((((( 24 December 2016 by Edith Osborne from Peacehaven

    Best dish the Arancini but every thing we had was good. The staff were very friendly and attentive without intruding.
    Close to theatre royal so ideal location

  • ((((( 23 December 2016 by st from Brighton

    I emailed and got no response

  • ((((* 23 December 2016 by Rob Henry from Brighton

    Service was excellent. food was very goo.

  • ((((( 17 December 2016 by Michael Gray from Brighton

    Fantastic food, great choice and lots of great flavours - crab & chilli linguini & the wild boar and mushroom pizzeta are a must!

  • ((((( 15 December 2016 by Amanda Jowers from Brighton

    Very relaxed restaurant, lovely food and wine and great service. I'll definitely be returning.

  • ((((( 14 December 2016 by Margaret Hallah from Brighton

    Lovely restaurant. Good quality food and helpful and well informed staff make this restaurant a pleasure to visit.

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