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208 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
+44 1273 202151
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“curries” (20 reviews)
“lemon rice” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Keep on walking down Church Road away from Brighton, and right at the end, you'll find Moonstone - a small but friendly restaurant that serves delightfully different Sri Lankan food. The staff are super welcoming and eager to explain how their cuisine differs from the...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to eat something unexpected - meant in the nicest way! Not having eaten Sri Lankan food before, I was very pleasantly surprised at the flavours and textures. After we had ordered, the waiter said, “Tell me how you would like your food...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is not normally open for lunch ... even on a Saturday. However they agreed to open early for us at 3pm so it was a late lunch. I have to say that it was worth it. Not having had genuine Sri Lankan food...More

1  Thank ColinHove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite living in Worcestershire, we call into Moonstone whenever we are in the Brighton/Hove area and we have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is intimate, service exemplary and the food sensational ! Whilst the menu does not extend to pages and pages, Moonstone is about...More

1  Thank andrewmann436
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Sri Lankan restaurants are not all that common and having visited Sri Lanka in the past and loved the food there we were hoping Moonstone would meet expectations. It did. Friendly service and very good food made dining here a very pleasant experience. I liked...More

1  Thank jimmyt7
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We have been here for a family dinner. The restaurant serves Sri Lankan specialties, which is rare to find in Europe. Given that, this place is even more of a very pleasent surprise. First of all, I would like to mention that the staff in...More

1  Thank AlexSoton
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I went there with four other people and we had a good variety of food plus Rose wine. The staff are calm and polite. I had a medium hot chicken curry and I could taste all the spices which reminded me of Thia food that...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This our first visit, as soon as we walked into the restaurant we were greeted with a great aroma & friendly staff and the interior was lovely. Most importantly, the food was fantastic. We will be returning regularly.

1  Thank Dan R
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Can't tell you how much we enjoyed moonstone tonight. Have been looking forward to a proper Sri Lankan curry since we visited Sri Lanka. This restaurant delivered in so many levels. Went as a party of four each one of us enjoyed our separate meals...More

1  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I booked a table for this restaurant. When we arrived, we were greeted with an atmosphere that is extremely difficult to find in England, a very Sri Lankan feel to the environment. If you don't know what a 'Sri Lankan feel' is,...More

1  Thank DaddyMakeMeMeow
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Cathy A
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Response from Stannottheman | Reviewed this property |
No, it's licensed.
Cathy A
10 March 2017|
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Response from Tebbski | Reviewed this property |
No you can buy alcohol, wine or beer in the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 202151
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