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English's of Brighton

29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (185 reviews)
“dover sole” (34 reviews)
“dressed crab” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was our first visit in this restaurant. We set outside as the weather was nice. We received the menus and get served our drinks very quickly. We went for a bottle of house Chardonnay which was very good and had chosen set menu. My...More

Thank B5977VTAnnaM
Reviewed 6 days ago

Got table in front. Staff very attentive. Food was excellent. Price not out of this world even if the experience was.

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Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Peter C Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recently, I met my partner's mother for the first time and, as a special occasion, we wanted a special venue so chose English's. We had requested in advance a quiet table and this request was accommodated as we were seated on the ground floor near...More

Thank Jiří František E
Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jiří František E Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place - my 3rd visit and I had the tuna steak which was cooked perfectly and tasted so amazing.

Thank Sheila8882013
Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sheila8882013 Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to English's of Brighton and hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful relaxed long lunch in the sun! (Shade if if you preferred) Complementary glass of champagne as very busy Perfect table not crowded together The octopus was sublime as were the mussels Very relaxed Perfect

Thank JSN2014A
Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JSN2014A Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely old building that has been a restaurant for many years. Good service stunning seafood a real joy. Specialities include oysters . A legend for the very best seafood, spectacularly large fruits de mer . Great local parking ,lots of local colour

Thank GarryGT
Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GarryGT Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This first class well run professional bistro is in the center of Brighton on the famous lanes. With options to eat in or out this smart classy restaurant doesn't disappoint. The menu offers locally sourced fish dishes with integrity and provenance. I had the sea...More

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Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear WraggUK Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another Brighton establishment that never disappoints. Friendly, efficient staff and lovely, well-prepared sea-food. The house white wine was also very good! Great place to sit outside in fine weather, buit book early!

Thank BritRockdoctor
Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BritRockdoctor Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit to English's of Brighton and I hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best seafood we have ever in Europe! Would have to go to US / Canada to find similar in our experience. Fantastic, you should go!

Thank ruenruff
Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ruenruff Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit to English's of Brighton and I hope there will be many more. Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dishes are varied, well portioned and delicious. A treat, scallops are fondant, seabass and risotto are perfect, steak is tender. However, the service is quick but average. My friend's meat demanded rare is served medium. I had to claim my bottle of Pouilly Fumé...More

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Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear lilie4561 Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit to English's of Brighton and I hope there will be many more. I am sorry that you found the service to be lacking, your comments...More

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pennych
Is the restaurant wheelchair friendly
24 June 2017|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Yes but outside or downstairs. Best seafood in Brighton
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mrstoady
Does it have music? If so what sort and how loud (my husband is a bit deaf, and cannot hear the conversation over loud music.)
19 February 2017|
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Response from Lucy D | Reviewed this property |
We don't think it does - or at least if it does then it is v quiet as we have the same problem with music! Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 99
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327980
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