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English's of Brighton

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29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Storrington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second visit to English's for dinner. Our first was a group of eight for a university reunion last year and this was for our anniversary (32!). Both were excellent, the first a jovial buzzing Saturday evening upstairs and the second a calm evening à deux on the ground floor. I cannot imagine how either could have been... More 

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Thank Peter B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing! A bit pricey but totally worth it! Judith (the waitress) was extremely cheerful and helpful and made the meal one of the most memorable of my dinning experiences so far! A joy :)

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Thank Jack Y
Egham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful birthday dinner. Ideal if you are a seafood fan. The food is wonderful and prices are not extortionate. The venue is very relaxing and service is superb. Would definitely recommend and will visit again.

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Thank martina_q62
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been coming to Brighton for years and had never tried this restaurant until yesterday. Their new menu had only been out for 2 days and it was lovely. 4 of us met for lunch and we all chose from the 3 course set menu. Our starters included Salt & Pepper Squid, Fish cake and Jerk sardines. We all... More 

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Thank jhamp2016
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat outside and enjoyed wonderful food and wine with friends. The service was excellent and the food delicious. Oysters to start with, then a English Fish Stew for two to share. What a lovely restaurant, can't wait to go again.

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Thank Andrew B
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant to visit for the charm alone. The food is outstanding and a fair price for the quality and service. The wine list is impressive with a good selection from around Europe and further afield. I like that they also have English wine as well. Recommend the Dover sole!

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Thank James H
luton
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch here today. I had a smoked salmon starter and my husband crab salad. For main - grilled seabass, and scallops with pancetta and black pudding. Excellent!! No room for dessert unfortunately , but hope to visit again before we leave, and maybe have a dessert aswell ! We loved the decor. The staff were... More 

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Thank jballuton
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a table for four on a Saturday night and notified staff of an Anniversary we would be celebrating, this resulted in a lovely window seat for the occasion. The food is mainly fish and that is what we were happy to have, between us there were oysters, crab, mussels, lobster and scallops all beautifully presented and exceptionally tasty.... More 

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Thank Bambi P
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the place looks quite old fashioned .Not particularly fashionable old ,more like "never updated"..however ,the service was pleasant and efficient ,witch can't be said about the food .nothing bad ,but could not figure out whether the chef was trying to go "fine dining looking food ",or having an identity crisis. starter of "overcooked scallops" was okay sh, but nothing to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still up there for good food and original quality. The oysters bug and fleshy always fresh and good value. The fish and chips light batter and great chips are excellent. At £50 per head including service it's not cheap but its original and service impeccable. On summer day and evening sitting outside a pleasure and suck in atmosphere of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 39 - US$ 102
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327980

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?