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English's of Brighton

29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (186 reviews)
“dover sole” (34 reviews)
“dressed crab” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to go to English's for a special meal years ago and I was SO disappointed when I went a couple of weeks' ago. It looks the same but the food is in no way the quality it used to be. The desserts are...More

Thank Jasmine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant, with good food, but indeed when you seat at the table, look at the menu and related prices, you might expect more... At the end you cannot say anything bad, but even nothing really good

Thank sachas08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch, had a seat in the shade but moved to a table in the sunshine, much better. Good selection of seafood. Service staff were very professional and attentive when needed. Food was very well presented and extremely tasty. Fish was fresh, and cooked...More

Thank Ripitup2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went here today for lunch and chose from the set menu-lots of options and we really enjoyed our choices. Food nicely presented-pleasant staff -we sat outside which was lovely (could have been somewhere mediterranean)-would definitely return.We felt the prices were good value considering the quality...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hot and sunny day and a shaded table outside this long-established restaurant got us off to a great start. English’s is quite pricey – even the 2 or 3-course lunch menu (£19.50 for 2 courses) - but the seafood and fish dishes we had...More

Thank MozEcoTours
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here several times before, always excellent, oysters cheaper than Riddle and Finn's, crab excellent and large portions, traditional ambiance, seating outside in a lovely little courtyard in The Lanes, usually buskers playing classical or jazz nearby, just can't beat it on a summer's...More

Thank JaneBrick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quirky place, we were seated upstairs, where there seemed to be more than one room. We had the sharing platter to start which was without doubt one of the best seafood dishes I have ever eaten, plus it included the foie gras paye which...More

Thank julie m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice place, in a good location. We sat outside and enjoyed the music of one of the local buskers. The steak and the lobster were both very good and the service was pleasant and efficient. The only down side were the smokers, encouraged...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had arrived looking for a late lunch. We were greeted by nice friendly waiters. Chose Moules Frites with a carafe of very nice Sauvignon Blanc. Altogether lovely experience. Would recommend & look forward to eating here again if we are ever back in Brighton.

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this from TripAdvisor reviews and was not disappointed. We went for the set menu which was excellent value for money and were served one of the best meals we've had in a while. Food was perfectly cooked and beautifully presented. Waiting staff were a...More

Thank Abi A
Englishs, Manager at English's of Brighton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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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
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Average prices
USD 39 - USD 102
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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