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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (262 reviews)
“crab” (128 reviews)
“razor clams” (43 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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1 - 10 of 1,797 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We happened upon this place en route to the BA i360, my only disappointment was that we found it on our last day, I found the staff friendly, courteous, helpful and not at all scathing when asked how to eat a dish-as some other restaurants...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I celebrated our 3 year anniversary at Riddle and Finns and we didn’t regret it. It was our first ever fully seafood meal and the food was incredible tasty and unique. We had tempura monkfish and scallops with chorizo and chilli to...More

Thank India F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was excellent, forgot to ask the name but the Italian waiter was great. Starters octopus and salmon tartar just amazing.The razor clams where good but we prefer them grilled so was disappointed but was our fault. As mains the classic platter was big and...More

Thank Jenike89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time in Brighton. Heard about this place on trip advisor. Loved the oysters and seabream main course, but the most delightful thing was the excellent wait staff and the ambience. Charming and very helpful. Will be back for sure!

Thank George M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a booking for dinner on a Saturday night. The service was great, all of the food was delicious - highlights being mussels in chilli & ginger, and the squid & shellfish risotto.

Thank George B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had several spur of the moment lunches here over the last three years or so. The standard is consistently high and worth the drive from High Wycombe along with what was a bracing walk along the sea front from Hove. Admittedly we also...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Four of us ate here and had a great evening...or should I say early evening. This place gets booked up early, so get your booking done in advance. I booked on Thursday and could only get a 2-hour slot at 5pm on Saturday. We had...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a very tasty meal here at Riddle and Finns. Our waitress helped with recommendations - mussels, squid, fish stew, and the house fish pie were all fantastic.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We had an early dinner at Riddles and Finn on the beach Service atmosphere and the food was lovely We can't wait to go back for more Best Lobster Thermidor we've had for a long time

Thank estellemeed
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My family had a fantastic meal at this restaurant. The waiter was brilliant, he made a fuss of my daughter and really looked after us. The children’s menu came with chowder but he went out of his way to source a bacon free alternative for...More

Thank lilaw
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Questions & Answers
Ester M
15 December 2017|
Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hi Ester, We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. I would recommend heading to the Restaurants Brighton website - they have a comprehensive list of all the restaurants in Brighton offering Christmas Day bookings... More
17 October 2017|
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Response from Riddles_Manager | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we do have steak available on our specials menu daily at our Beach restaurant. Thank you
Sally S
7 August 2017|
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Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello Sally S, Yes, I would advise making a reservation with us at the beach as we do get pretty busy. You can contact us on 01273 821218. We hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$99
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 821218
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Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
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