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D'arcys

49 Market Street | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
+44 1273 325560
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible31%
Travellers talk about
“dover sole” (4 reviews)
“sea bream” (4 reviews)
“steep stairs” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
49 Market Street | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

It was terrible. The rump steak tasted off and didn't even resemble a steak. We all asked for medium rare but we all got well done shoe leather. Four of us had it and none of us could eat it. KFC would have fed us...More

Thank Sixsays
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the outside this restaurant looked nice and quaint. We were looking forward to a nice fresh seafood meal, seeing as we were in Brighton and this was supposed to be 'seafood specialist' restaurant. We ordered fish and chips and were so disappointed when it...More

1  Thank Paulos_C_23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks cutesie and olde Englishe from the outside, but the reality is it is cramped and shabby, and a bit grubby round the edges ( cobwebs in the corners and so on.) The food is very basic, looks and tastes like they buy frozen cheap,stuff...More

1  Thank Kig1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a light celebration lunch (wif'es birthday) before a big bash in the evening. A bottle of champagne served in a nice ice bucket was fair enough at £45; a main course of scallops was expensive at £26 since they were served just...More

1  Thank tonyinbrighton
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We liked the atmosphere , food & service, so the four of us went the two nights that we were in Brighton. We opted for the two course special offer £11.95 We found the choices suitable for us all. The restaurant is in the Lanes...More

Thank Frances B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

although primary a seafood restaurant I had the steak which was well cooked as ordered and good quality. Staff where attentive and helpful. only small criticism was, due to age f the building , the toilets where up some quite steep stairs at the top...More

Thank shocks3360
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Walked by and looked like a good idea to check out. And what a great choice. Everything was perfect!! Especially the sea bream and the fish soup!!

Thank Marina C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I have just read a lot of bad reviews about this place and as I went there yesterday with hubby I have to say we couldn't fault it. However, we didn't go for a full meal (fish or otherwise). We had a 'cream tea' and...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Ok, we went for a restaurant that was established in late 1300 as advertised.. Reality this is a scam, operated by someone that has no clue what a restaurant is,, The waiter can hardly seek english,and when asked about the menu, said had no idea...More

3  Thank traveldudeaust
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I went there with a friend hoping to taste some seafood. Overpriced low quality food, slow service considering that just few people were eating there at that time. We had to wait 10 minutes just to pay the bill. I will not go there again...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Market Street | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 325560
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