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Al Fresco Bar & Restaurant

Kings Road Arches | The Milkmaid Pavilion, Brighton BN1 2LN, England
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (107 reviews)
“ravioli” (19 reviews)
“fillet steak” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kings Road Arches | The Milkmaid Pavilion, Brighton BN1 2LN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is in a very nice position along the promenade opposite the old ruins of the pier. We stopped off and had a very nice jug of of Pimms! We didn't eat here but the food I saw going past looked very nice, fresh and...More

Thank thejanos
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautifully appointed restaurant with three distinct areas. Upstairs, external terrace and downstairs. Each bright and airy with good views. Were advised terrace too cold that evening, upstairs noisier, downstairs quieter. We went down, it was immaculately fitted, helpfully staffed, with an interesting menu and reasonably...More

Thank SirCuitous
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant after a trip to the BA i360 attraction in Brighton to meet a friend who lives locally. He was a bit reluctant to meet us there as he was concerned about the local reputation of this restaurant. However, I have to...More

Thank medicsLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely venue for our summer staff dinner (70 people). We had a fantastic night with delicious and plentiful food in an amazing location by the beach. The service was excellent and the bar staff in particular were so friendly, helpful and efficient on the...More

Thank Jodi D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just hosted a business event in the beach-level suite here, and national attendees commented on the quality of the venue, buffet and, most particularly, the service. As an experienced event organiser I knew what we wanted, and Alfresco were happy to work with that, but...More

Thank ajmermaid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was staying at the Metrapole hotel opposite and tried this place one evening. Freindly service and a good choice of food. Good size portions and served with imagination and falir. Steak was very good but the smiling Calzone looks better than its tastes, a little...More

Thank HampshireNat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times, with family, business and friends. Food has always been good, love the ice creams... lots of choice! Service can be a bit hit and miss, wish the staff would smile more and come across as if they are enjoying their...More

Thank winderwoman
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good table sun/shade.on the veranda,good service and food quickly ordered.Excelent sea bass and good size helpings all around for 8 people.Considering this is a tourist trap area all in all the best possible taste/////

Thank jocelynhooton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Al Fresco is a really chic fish restaurant with a nice variety of fish specialties to choose from, as well as an extensive wine list and cocktails to choose from. My wife had fresh catch of the day seam bream, and I had spaghetti with...More

Thank stephenjason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Al Fresco is a big place with indoor dining on 2 levels plus a wraparound decked terrace. The A1 seafront setting makes it a tourist trap but it attracts locals too & I was taken there by friends who reside in Brighton. I'd say there...More

Thank mrstraveller1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Road Arches | The Milkmaid Pavilion, Brighton BN1 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273-20-65-23
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