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English's of Brighton

29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (213 reviews)
“dover sole” (41 reviews)
“dressed crab” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such good service with food beautifully cooked and served with care. Attentive staff. The sea bass was the best I have tasted in a long while. We hadn’t been for a while but must go again soon.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed May 15, 2018

The best tasting and best cooked Dover Sole I've ever had. Delicious - thank you. Great food generally for the 4 of us, excellent service, a really enjoyable evening. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank esfcandm
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We tried to book a table online but were only offered a table for 7:15 even though we wanted to eat at eight. We presumed the restaurant was full only to discover it was practically empty, not sure what was going on. The food was...More

Thank Murt52
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Another trip to my favourite restaurant. I had been given a voucher by a family member so was eager to get back to English's to redeem it! It was very wet on Saturday so we brought forward our booking from 6.30pm to 5.45pm. Meal was...More

Thank Nibbs007
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We have always been to English's for lunch only and always said we would go for dinner and tackle the Fruits Der Mer, so this visit to Brighton we did just that to celebrate our anniversary. We really like this place, the food is always...More

1  Thank PaulT73
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to this meal. Overall average. Potted shrimps were too lemony and tempura skate .... was not! Thick batter surrounded what was probably lovely skate. Really disappointed . Service was fine and wine was tad expensive .

1  Thank Franoo7
Reviewed May 7, 2018

An unexpected trip out on a bank holiday Monday and all I wanted was seafood, having eaten here on several occasions I've always known the food to be at least half decent, so the surprise on my face when I watch my husband ask for...More

1  Thank Fran T
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

As per the title this is a good fish restaurant but there is a slight disconnect between front of house and the Kitchen. Great welcome from André and his team, but one of our starters was wrong which I can’t understand. The fresh fish is...More

Thank David M
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to have lunch in Brighton whilst we were shopping at the weekend. This restaurant has been a mainstay in Brighton for many years and i am please to say its still excellent. Fish of the day was beautifully cooked and...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I was the guest (76) of a couple of friends, of 92 and 80, a celebration lunch on Thursday 26 April, a long awaited re union.The staff were polite and welcoming, especially the Maitre De. However I did feel patronised later on, and disappointed with...More

3  Thank Paulinedenyerbaker
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Response from Lucy D | Reviewed this property |
We don't think it does - or at least if it does then it is v quiet as we have the same problem with music! Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$40 - US$103
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327980
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