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The Melrose Restaurant

) #77 of 870 Restaurants in Brighton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, European, British
132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
+44 1273 326520
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (43 reviews)
“dover sole” (26 reviews)
“apple pie” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
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132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
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1 - 10 of 466 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend took the mussels, his sister and I took the fried cod with chips. The fish and mussels were all fresh and well-cooked. The staff is really friendly, helpful. The restaurant looks a bit old but it's great place!

1  Thank Aline C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been coming to the Melrose for over 20 years and it hasn't changed a lot. Predominantly a fish restaurant, steaks and other favourites are available at reasonable prices. A massive fish platter and chips costs under £10, grilled plaice and skate are also around £10...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I happened upon the Melrose last night. The fried cod is as good as I have ever had, and exceptionally good valve for money. On returning for lunch I had the mixed seafood platter, all cooked to perfection and again very good value for money....More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a southern comfort and lemonade which came with black bits floating around in the glass, asked for a Sunday roast (which stated outside the restaurant on a big board) was told no they weren't serving it. A few minutes later after I'd ordered fish...More

Thank _bx31998
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want good, fresh, beautifully cooked fish, this is the place for you. Having seen the size of the main courses, we did not order a starter. For main course, my wife had the lemon sole, and I had the sea bass. Both were...More

Thank happywanderer063
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this restaurant- everyone was friendly ,the food was exquisite and so were the prices. On the sea front. It was like stepping back in time - home made sweets.

Thank kalNotts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to eat daily fresh fish, crab and lobster this is the place to be. Very fine winelist and friendly personel. And all for the most reasonable prices. Will come back right away when we are in Brighton.

Thank Nathalie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 9.00 pm they welcome us, they gave us a table, we ordered wine and they brought us the drinks. We never tried that wine because after that; they told us that was too late to order food and the kitchen was closed....More

Thank Bindinda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunched here recently. Mussels were not great, just watery with onions. Calamari was very good. Fresh fish platter was frozen fish, watery. Scallops were overcooked. Salad was dull and uninspiring . Reasonably priced food and wine. Service charge automatically added! Not really on, customer should...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this restaurant, have not been here for approx. a year and can't believe I waited so long to come back! We had Haddock, Lemon Sole and Cod with chips and salad for lunch with lovely fresh bread and butter (offered to us without us...More

Thank NikkiR47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 326520
Fresh fish, shellfish and seafood restaurant. Scottish Steaks also available. Seafront location. Family run restaurant.(run by the same family for the last 50 years). Outside seating available. Opposite British Airways i360 tower.
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