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21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
+44 1273 326688
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“souffle” (35 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (33 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is my all time favourite restaurant in Brighton & Hove. Ben is a culinary genius.... We have been visiting for years and I love that it's still so intimate yet inviting... Xxx

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have had many fantastic meals at Gingerman over the past 16 years. But, unfortunately not as often as my wife and myself would like as we live 450 miles away. This is perhaps our only vexation with this amazing restaurant! Hence, we were overjoyed...More

1  Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited with friends for a get together meal. The staff are very attentive and friendly and know the menu well and can explain in detail each dish. We had a really tasty meal, excellently cooked and presented. The restaurant uses the freshest of ingredients...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this little gem, have visited on several occasions and have never been let down by any of the food, drinks or service. The food combinations are an absolute delight and equally matched with the great range of wines too. Highly recommend the soufflé

2  Thank Russell H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another delicious lunch @ The Gingerman. Staff are always so warm and attentive...food and desserts always follow with soft murmurs of 'mmmmmmm' thank you again...as Hove residents you are still our firm favourite !

4  Thank nina b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this little gem on TripAdvisor and read reviews and decided to make it our choice for myself and my husband's birthday lunch. They made a fuss of us. We could not fault the atmosphere, the food and the service all first class and...More

3  Thank Streps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd visit, held up from review in 1st visit to make sure it was as good as i thought! It was! Excellent atmosphere, the 2 waiters really add to the experience, both 1st class. Had the Tasting menu ( don't normally think they live up...More

2  Thank Gary Edward P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, great service, attentive and consistent. The decor is lovely and the setting very stylish. I can highly recommend visiting.

2  Thank Travelworlds1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 of us went to the Gingerman on Saturday 8th July. We are "out of towners" so not sure what to expect but were really looking forward to it. It's a hidden gem and was perfect from the minute we arrived. Great cocktails, great service...More

3  Thank Loukasx2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went here for our first anniversary dinner - a fact which I let them know about ahead of time and in most restaurants I have ever been to is something that at least receives some special attention...however, at the end of...More

Thank Katie W
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Questions & Answers
dean h
15 July 2017|
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Response from pamelamck | Property representative |
There is lots of street parking in Princess Crescent (long stay) or The King Alfred (short stay) car park.
11 April 2017|
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Response from Puddy81 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see one when we were there but they are super friendly and helpful so give them a call and I'm sure they can sort something for you if you give them a heads Up! 01273326688, enjoy it's amazing
Krishna M
12 March 2017|
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Response from Ev52 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, lovely restaurant but not really child friendly. It's more of a couples restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 326688
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In Norfolk Square, The Gingerman Restaurant has a small, intimate dining room and a superb menu of modern British cuisine made with fresh, local produce. Full of unique character, the stylish restaurant possesses a great reputation within the city. With intimate lighting and simple wooden furnishings, this Brighton eatery has a warm, cosy ambience. The delicious dishes from the seasonal gourmet menu include slow roasted pork belly with creamy mash, cumin spiced lamb rack with black cardamom puree and coconut chutney or pig cheek ravioli with saffron jus. A classy list of wines and premium champagnes will complement your meal. Gingerman restaurant offers smart, unpretentious dining in vibrant Brighton.
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