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Donatello

1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 1273 775477
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (381 reviews)
“minestrone soup” (30 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (43 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed today

A great trip to Donatellos in the lanes in Brighton finished off a great day the Lasagna was amazing cooked to perfection by the talented chef and washed down with good wine and all reasonably priced 👌

Thank philanddonna1970
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on the look a like for a restaurant that didn't need us to have a booking and Donatello fitted the bill. The place was busy and had a good buzz about it. We were presented with a lengthy menu which in reality was...More

Thank Peter084
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to Donatello as a random visit whilst away in Brighton, we didn’t pre-book. The restaurant looks nice inside and out, it’s appealing. When we went in we waited no more than 30 seconds to be greeted and seated. The atmosphere was lacking as...More

Thank MZ469
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for this review; we really do appreciate such thorough feedback. We're glad to hear that over all you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Incredible service. Served 20 people 3 courses. Order taken quickly. First course arrived hot and no mistakes. Mains followed after enough time to enjoy the house wine again served in order no body waited. And the food was delicious. Staff were entertaining and helpful 10...More

Thank Rusk64
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Friday evening table booked well in advance for Seven friends, what could possibly go wrong? Well sit us upstairs amongst various large groups of parties to make for the loudest ear shattering eating experience I have ever had......period! I have been to large corporate...More

1  Thank Mark M
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review; we are really grateful for the feedback and are glad to hear you enjoyed your food.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a very nice restaurant, specialising in Italian food. It was very busy but luckily we’d booked. We’re seated immediately and ordered quickly too. The food came fairly quickly and the portions were enormous!! We thoroughly enjoyed our meal, and would definitely recommend...More

Thank Unicornlover77
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review; we are SO glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Brighton for nearly 20 years and come here reasonably often and it never lets you down, super cheap, filling, cracking atmosphere, great food, nice staff, what's not to like?!

Thank mark7531
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ah thanks so much for the kind feedback! See you again soon we hope.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we booked for Saturday night bank holiday wend 5 may 18 at 9 o'clock. Got there,there was a big queue outside we went to the front told them we'd booked 2 wks ago. The guy with the clip board told s to join the queue....More

1  Thank rozshephard
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review; we are sorry to hear this and will take your comments on board.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Donatello’s on a Tuesday evening and the place was about half full. There was a nice relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant and the staff were friendly and efficient. We had three courses, the mussels as a starter were superb and plentiful as...More

Thank 887TerryS
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you live in Brighton and surrounds or you are visiting Brighton, this is a must place to eat. The premises are always spotless, the staff constantly smile and nothing is too much trouble. The menu is pretty extensive so there will be something for...More

Thank BrianBBriighton
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ah this is fab to read thank you so much for the glowing review! We look forward to welcoming you again and again!

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Wanderer1144
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think there was a real mistake with this, as I have visited Donatellos so many times especially with family and my last visit was only 1 month ago so I am rather hurt and shocked by this, as I have never said it was... More
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MacM874
July 22, 2015|
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Response from tintin84 | Reviewed this property |
The seafood/fish is not locally sourced when i asked the waiter. So i am assuming that it would not be from a sustainable source too. But if you want seafood dont go to donatellos but riddle and finn as they are much better... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 775477
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