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English's of Brighton

29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A mixed bag. I ate at English's with my girlfriend on a weekend break in Brighton. For her starter she had the tortellini and whilst the filling and dressing was delicious the pasta itself was far too thick, which just resulted in a starchy, overly...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We re-visited this restaurant yesterday, our first memorable visit being two or three years earlier. I am pleased to say that everything was just as good as we remembered. The quality and quantity of food is well worth the price and we found the service...More

Thank JuneRose1006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant on a few occasions and thoroughly enjoy the experience. On this occasion I had the chicken liver Pate to start which was full of flavour and my partner had the crab and whiting ravioli which unfortunately he didn’t enjoy but...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Brighton for a Saturday evening concert and, after a journey from hell getting there by train (delights of dis-organised replacement buses!) we needed sustenance. Had chosen English's based on location and TA reviews - one of my better decisions. The restaurant was moderately busy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are very friendly and helpful but hover a bit too much. Atmosphere was good but not much ambiance as there were only 6 people in the whole restaurant. Good quality food but in my opinion a bit over priced. Yes quality costs money but...More

Thank Cobievh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited their on the 23 February , a table of two, the whole experience from start to finish was first class , I would without hesitation recomend this fantastic restraunt , thank you for a wonderful experience

Thank Robin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to English’s on Monday night with a friend and we had a really beautiful night !! Nicoletta made a perfect service, thank you ! The recommandation were what we expected, and we didn’t wait between the dishes. The food is really tasty and...More

Thank Yélèn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not visited this restaurant for years and our return was just wonderful. We had a late Sunday lunch and the service was impeccable without being invasive. The food was excellent, the fish was so fresh and beautifully presented. We will return.

Thank pauline r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is just lovely. If you are looking for traditional high quality fish dishes, amazing oysters and beautiful desserts then you must try. Whether you want a relaxed approach sitting at the bar or a more formal yet still relaxed table in the restaurant...More

Thank Beckyboozle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing meal here a couple of weeks ago. Excellent menu and great selection of fish and seafood. Service was good - if a bit stiff.

Thank Cherub47
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Response from Lucy D | Reviewed this property |
We don't think it does - or at least if it does then it is v quiet as we have the same problem with music! Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 42 - US$ 109
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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: 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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