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Donatello

1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 1273 775477
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (381 reviews)
“minestrone soup” (30 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely evening at Donatello Restaurant Brighton. Despite being a very busy Saturday evening the food was great and the staff attentive. Thank you.

Thank Julie W
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded today

Wow, what a fab review! We're delighted you felt so special and enjoyed your experience with us. We can't wait to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Slick, welcoming, good food, service great. Always like going there when in town and it’s always full. Liv.ey and fun place to eat .

Thank Eric W
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for this kind feedback! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had lunch with friends and managed to pick a day when the weather allowed us sit outside. It is a long time since we were last there and other than some changes to the interior layout and decor it was up to the standard...More

Thank sessoriana
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This is lovely to read, thanks so much for the review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect location.. Staff efficient and friendly.. 8 of us ordered and food delivered within 15 minutes.. quality and portion size is oustanding.. price is more than reasonable.. 2 courses for a tenner!we could only manage one course.. Would highly recommend and return!

Thank Hollie W
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your kind review - we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest, we only went for a coffee and a cup of tea, however we ended up with a cream tea. Not exactly Italian I know, but it was most enjoyable, sitting in the afternoon sun eating our yummy cream tea, and jolly inexpensive...More

Thank Non M
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere quiet and medium lighting with lots of outside seating. They hire large spaces upstairs for parties.

Thank Paul M
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review - we're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, I did not expect Donatello's to be such a big restaurant! Plenty of spaces inside; but on a Friday evening you should definitely book a table in advance as it was packed when our table of 13 arrived. The menu is vast and has...More

Thank Georgina L
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review; we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with seven friends as part of my 13th birthday party, and it’s excellent value to get a two course meal. The food was very nice and the service was good with friendly staff. However when the waiter brought my birthday cake out...More

Thank Anna B
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your experience overall and we hope to see you again soon - happy birthday!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had not booked a reservation but managed to get s table for four during a busy Saturday lunchtime. All the staff seem like one huge happy family and we found them to be very courteous and helpful suggesting what my daughter who is dairy intolerant...More

Thank 648Rocky
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped into this restaurant on a drizzly bank holiday Monday. First off, I am not a fan of the fixed 10% service charge - I will leave a 10% tip if the service is good, but it wasn't. I would have only left 5%...More

1  Thank Richy1708
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your thorough review; we are very grateful for the feedback and we do hope to see you again another time.

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Wanderer1144
11 November 2017|
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Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think there was a real mistake with this, as I have visited Donatellos so many times especially with family and my last visit was only 1 month ago so I am rather hurt and shocked by this, as I have never said it was... More
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MacM874
22 July 2015|
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Response from tintin84 | Reviewed this property |
The seafood/fish is not locally sourced when i asked the waiter. So i am assuming that it would not be from a sustainable source too. But if you want seafood dont go to donatellos but riddle and finn as they are much better... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 775477
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