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D'arcys

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49 Market Street | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
+44 1273 325560
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is not bad. However the service is very poor, the decoration is old fashion and doesn't seems to be clean enough for a restaurant. Also, we had listen the same song at least 60 times during our lunch.. "la prima cosa Bella" I'm pretty sure that i will have a nightmare with this song tonight!!

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Thank amador1985
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great fish caserole and liguine marinara. The other fish people were having looked great so I'd say if want a decent fish meal this is the plaice. Ha ha. Service great too. But it was quiet.

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Thank Rudder_60
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have just had a family meal in this restaurant, honestly i am not really fussy with food, but could have got a better fish and chips in wetherspoon's and for the extortionate prices i won't be returning here if I'm back in Brighton.

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Thank Rebecca F
newcastle upon tyne
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Able too get a table straight away on a busy friday night, its very compact inside but adds to the atmosphere. Lovely table service but it was a very long wait for food, however this is mentioned when reading the menu as every dish is cooked from fresh.

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Thank amypeth
Seaford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visited D'arcys for both lunches and dinner. Each visit we have had very good service and delicious meals. Favourite is the half lobster with tagliatelle- wonderful sauce!! The restaurant is a quaint little building - tables are set in small rooms. Worth a visit.

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Thank Theatremanager
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I visited the restaurant with my 2 daughters the other evening. Very, very disappointed. I had the half-lobster pasta. The main dish took ages to be served. When it arrived. My dish was disguised under pasta sauce. The Lobster tail had been removed and replaced with 2 small bits of the tail meat and a king prawn (with shell on!!).... More 

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Thank 253Nick
essex
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a very tasty crab chowder and fisherman's pie at this restaurant last night. We did wait a while for the food but it was very nice when it arrived. The decor is dated in the restaurant but we'd go again if we were in the area.

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Thank chris7Essex
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We went for a family dinner in the weekend and this place looked nice at first sight. Though, soon it became clear we did not chose well. We were the only ones in the restaurant and had to wait for our food for about an hour. Meanwhile, the staff who were not really friendly at all had nothing better to... More 

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Thank lauraK3637DL
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

there is always a long wait after ordering, there are flies in the restaurant and sometimes the fish and chips are not prepared properly. A couple waitresses are rude (no names mentioned) which is a shame. the inside of the restaurant could be redecorated and a washing facility could be in a easier place to access. overall just don't bother

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Thank Kamyar A
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Chanced upon D'arcys searching for a Sunday lunch. Simple muscles and fish, excellent chips, fresh and well prepared. Decor was a little long in the tooth for me (which some might find quaint) and space was tight. Service great.

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Thank mrmissus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Soups
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Market Street | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 325560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?