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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Brighton Sunday 26/08/17 We booked a table at English's nice Established Restaurant The meal was starters mains were Excellent Service first class Thank you English's

Thank Ged1949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our lunch from the set menu. Excellent fish and chips and sea bass. Lovely spot for al fresco dining. Will return.

Thank Harry4Sammy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not been here for a few years and were pleased to see that it is as good as ever. We shared a squid and a sardine starter between 4, small but delicious. I had Halibut for mains and was advised by waiter that chips weren't...More

Thank pb56422
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you sit outside and people watch then you realise this is a busy location. However the dining area is cordoned off and on a fine day it works well. The service was very professional and efficient and we were able to relax. The menu...More

Thank Tim040
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super quality dishes with reasonably priced wines...from 'fish and chips' to tuna off the grill and filet steak with tiger prawns - really very tasty!

Thank franuk2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were attentive and very helpful, but the food lets the side down. Our 'Queen' scallops were tiny and gritty, about the size of a cods eyeball. I've never been served scallops as small in a restaurant. The mains were OK, but I suspect...More

Thank Musedave57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first was taken to this Restaurant over 55 years ago and have been back many times over the years. It went through a bad phase some years ago but for old times sake I revisited recently and it was excellent - really superb. The...More

Thank YauKui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for years and as it's the oldest fish restaurant around decided to pay it a visit. The service is very good and the food is so fresh succulent and moorish. A great time and one worth a visit.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up on spec. Food looked amazing, I'm a seafood addict and was devastated to hear they were fully booked, as it was a one day visit to Brighton. We holed up in the pub opposite and my husband rang them an hour later.......More

Thank Manfa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I doesn't mind paying for great service and food but this is a mixed bag. I love halibut and it can add great flavour with a crispy skin but English's always ruin it by plating it skin down or removing skin completely, or leaving a...More

Thank satiate001
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 105
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 22:00
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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