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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (262 reviews)
“crab” (128 reviews)
“razor clams” (43 reviews)
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British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I celebrated our 3 year anniversary at Riddle and Finns and we didn’t regret it. It was our first ever fully seafood meal and the food was incredible tasty and unique. We had tempura monkfish and scallops with chorizo and chilli to...More

Thank India F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service was excellent, forgot to ask the name but the Italian waiter was great. Starters octopus and salmon tartar just amazing.The razor clams where good but we prefer them grilled so was disappointed but was our fault. As mains the classic platter was big and...More

Thank Jenike89
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time in Brighton. Heard about this place on trip advisor. Loved the oysters and seabream main course, but the most delightful thing was the excellent wait staff and the ambience. Charming and very helpful. Will be back for sure!

Thank George M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a booking for dinner on a Saturday night. The service was great, all of the food was delicious - highlights being mussels in chilli & ginger, and the squid & shellfish risotto.

Thank George B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had several spur of the moment lunches here over the last three years or so. The standard is consistently high and worth the drive from High Wycombe along with what was a bracing walk along the sea front from Hove. Admittedly we also...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us ate here and had a great evening...or should I say early evening. This place gets booked up early, so get your booking done in advance. I booked on Thursday and could only get a 2-hour slot at 5pm on Saturday. We had...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a very tasty meal here at Riddle and Finns. Our waitress helped with recommendations - mussels, squid, fish stew, and the house fish pie were all fantastic.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early dinner at Riddles and Finn on the beach Service atmosphere and the food was lovely We can't wait to go back for more Best Lobster Thermidor we've had for a long time

Thank estellemeed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family had a fantastic meal at this restaurant. The waiter was brilliant, he made a fuss of my daughter and really looked after us. The children’s menu came with chowder but he went out of his way to source a bacon free alternative for...More

Thank lilaw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The service is very bad even three of us spent £ 180 on lunch . Won' go back again very disappointedMore

Thank brucelai
Riddles_Manager, Manager at Riddle and Finns The Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the comments on your recent dining experience with us at Riddle and Finns The Beach. Our Managers are not aware of anyone informing them of receiving bad service and we would be very keen to discuss this further. Would you mind getting...More

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Questions & Answers
17 October 2017|
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Response from Riddles_Manager | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we do have steak available on our specials menu daily at our Beach restaurant. Thank you
Sally S
8 August 2017|
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Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello Sally S, Yes, I would advise making a reservation with us at the beach as we do get pretty busy. You can contact us on 01273 821218. We hope to see you soon
30 July 2017|
Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow dogs on the terrace. We do not book these tables, so please feel free to turn up for a table. Riddle & Finns - The Beach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 99
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 821218
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Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
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