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The Buccaneer

) #470 of 865 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ , British, Cafe
186 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (5 reviews)
“mushy peas” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Cafe, Seafood
$$ - $$$
186 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been coming here for ages and I love it. A crab sandwich and a bottle of rose wine watching the world go by. What could be better? The service can be indifferent, but the cafe is so busy and we're not in any hurry,...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Has outside seating and laminated menus jammed in the slatts of the tables. There is a waitress service, all appears to be a bit haphazard. Had coffee and a scone, the coffee was mediocre at best and the scone was stale , this place has...More

Thank Hairyworf1
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered calamari £6 6 pieces soggy and cold. Sangria and pimms royale both warm no ice in pimms. Disgusting Never come again Asked for water for dog and she brought over bowl full of sand ash and dirt and boiling hot

Thank D B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Such a great location but what a shambolic operation! They managed to mess up an order of tea and toast!!! Watched them get orders wrong all around us and people waiting an overly long time for food to arrive. This is the second time we...More

Thank Ben D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Food was delicious ...piping hot, served on hot plates and most important of all great coffee! Good waiting staff, spotlessly clean inside and upstairs.

Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Today for the first time i have been at this place I had some drinks and I eat something with my friends,but the drinks weren't really nice because they were like the water , we asked to change them but the waitress turned too rude....More

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Sunniest day of year so far, strolled here after going up the 360 most tables full at 1:15pm. Ordered the plentiful sharing sea food platter £ 25.00 & Bottle of Champagne £ 45.00 for daughters Birthday - Job Done. Pleasant staff, All customers seemed to...More

Thank Ketchup57
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Walked past this on way to pier and noticed some good looking plates of food - stopped on way back, very well cooked fish and chips, nice and crispy, asked for Salad not mushy peas - was no problem. Not the cheapest Fish and Chips...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Excellent quality, good selection fresh food, decent serving and very pleasant staff. Great place to seat in the dry with views over Bright Beach.

Thank gregorytebbutt
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is an outside gem. Not much seating inside but the sandwiches were amazing but breakfast was even better full English costs were reasonable and staff attentive only downside but fully understandable you have to pay before you get anything. It was superb. So lovely.

Thank Xcri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
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