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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the second time we've visited the restaurant and both times have been a lovely experience. The food is fresh and exceptional and the staff are incredibly helpful. We booked in advanced for Saturday lunch (recommended) and got one of the best seats in...More

Thank sarahramamurthy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed an excellent meal at Riddle and Finns. Great service, helpful advice on the wine and outstanding seafood all with a lovely view of the ocean. The menu is as expected largely seafood and there is a great variety on the...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked in advance for a birthday celebration as a party of 6. Had a table upstairs in the small restaurant. Lovely bread and dips served after ordering, food was fresh and well prepared, portions were good. Service was a bit slow, but was a busy...More

Thank Shimmystart
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For an unknown reason they refuse to take orders over the phone People need to come by - sign in to a list and wait.... absurd We came specially and we're greatly disappointed the host didn't make the slightest effort to find us a table...More

1  Thank Hadar A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I feel your impression of the restaurant can be greatly influenced by the table you get. The prime spot being the one on the mezzanine next to the picture window. We frustratingly missed the table by seconds. Instead having to settle for a spot at...More

1  Thank MR J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mrs B had booked this for my birthday some time ago, I am not a huge fish eater but am beginning to enjoy fish and seafood more and more so this was an excellent time to try out this restaurant. First thing to note the...More

1  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went here today for our wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived the welcome and service from all concerned was relaxed, friendly and attentive. Bearing in mind the occasion for us, we were lucky enough to see one of the two...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was so delicious and the setting on the beach was fantastic. The staff were great with our kids (4 and 2). We had a booking at 12 and managed to get a table outside, well worth it on a lovely sunny day. Would...More

Thank robsmcc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The obvious tables to sit at are upstairs by the window. Outside in good weather is good only if you enjoy hoards of tourists and day trippers gawking as they walk past some eating fish and chips others slurping on ice cream and then the...More

1  Thank john w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on sun 12th as a couple and was impressed with the food, staff and the views from the upstairs tables, starters of prawns a scallops were fantastic and half a lobster for main. All in all a great evening my only gripe is the...More

Thank bludclartmickyfinn
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Questions & Answers
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
30 July 2017|
Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow dogs on the terrace. We do not book these tables, so please feel free to turn up for a table. Riddle & Finns - The Beach
30 July 2017|
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Response from Riddles_Manager | Property representative |
Hi Yes we do allow dogs on the outside terrace
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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
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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