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China Garden

88-91 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HG, England
+44 1273 325124
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (127 reviews)
“sizzling beef” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88-91 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant for dinner on Saturday evening. It was a recommendation and also has excellent reviews. Unfortunately, I cannot understand how it gets such good reviews. With the exception of 1 dish (Salt & Pepper Prawns) the dishes were bland...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is no surprise that China Garden in Preston Street gets a lot of Chinese interest. Especially at lunchtime, the restaurant is always full of Chinese guests, which is always a good sign that the food is quite authentic. I have eaten there on several...More

Thank Sophie O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a 5* restaurant. We couldn’t recommend this restaurant highly enough. We didn’t have a table booked but they seated us within a few minutes. The restaurant was so busy but the waiters and waitresses were very prompt and on the ball. The food...More

Thank Allison D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here whilst down on business and was not disappointed. Nice location just off the sea front and traditional looking inside. The food was very nice and comparable to some of the great Chinese restaurants I’ve eaten in. Prices are very reasonable however I wasn’t...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love the food here. Best Chinese in town for sure. The lobster with ginger sauce is to die for!! The service is brilliant as well.

Thank Bethany B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Orders the veg set meal Plenty of good veggie starters Loved the beam curd and the salt and pepper aubergene were great Main course includes more bean curd but also some fine local veg

Thank Tars64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit, almost a year to the day. Great crusty duck, plenty of it and delicious mains.The fillet steak in black bean sauce, not on the menu, was particularly good. Hope to be back next year.

Thank rvdrive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As one of the only open restaurants on new year's day, we sat for dinner. We ate there already 3 years ago, and wanted to see if it changed. It hadn't- same good service, food quality (although I think the dishes are too "saucy"). Everyone...More

Thank Glex5000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Brighton institution that I have waited 13 years to visit. On 28 Dec it was heaving and booking was essential. Excellent and extensive dim sum menu available in the afternoon as well as long mains menu. Great service even though it was very busy....More

Thank HerringGull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been regulars for a while, and always been fans of the food-esp the dim sum. Service has always been very hit and miss, but today we experienced the rudest service we have ever had in a restaurant. Dining with our baby and our toddler...More

Thank CJC1981
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4 March 2017|
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Response from Ada G | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely book a table any day in the week. We turned up on the chines new year with no reservation and they were kind enough to accommodate us. With booking a little in advance you can definitely be sure you'll... More
29 October 2016|
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Response from Amy W | Property representative |
Dim sum severe 12pm until 4pm
Nikki B
12 July 2016|
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Response from Binki P | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't think it has and I think the layout of this place would make it wheelchair unfriendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 61 - USD 61
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88-91 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 325124
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