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Good Friends

25 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
+44 1273 779836
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“roast duck” (10 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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25 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been visiting this place for some time now and it has become a good friend indeed. Food is great, place is always busy with Chinese people and there are two menus! As a westerner I’m given the standard UK Chinese menu but the Asian Chinese...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a party of 11. We had Cantonese friends with us, but the menus are also in English and the staff speak good english - and are friendly and helpful. I am a vegetarian and had the best Chinese meal ever. The secret is...More

Thank peterhm2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At 10 pm on a Wednesday this place is still busy. We had Galician gin and tonic to accompany Good Friends' signature dish of Cantonese roast duck. The flesh was succulent and the skin crispy. The choi sum was perfectly cooked with garlic. The beef...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend suggested we go here and we were quickly seated at a roundtable. We were served tea of our choice right away and we ordered Roast duck half, pork intestines and pork in sauce. The food was AMAZING! And so were the staff! We...More

Thank Sweta G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has 2 different menus, the Chinese one (which has English translations) and the westernerised one. We were given the westernised one without realising there was another one. The food was poor and very limited in choice. Once we realised there was another menu...More

Thank claragt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had the set duck menu for two very filling but sauces were a bit too sweet for me but my partner enjoyed it. the restaurant and very clean and the services was efficient and friendly

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a good meal on Friday evening. We hadn’t booked anywhere but could see from Trip Advisor there were a number of recommended restaurants in Preston St. We walked along the street and chose Good Friends. The staff were...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We have been here for the first time and probably the last. We ordered wonton soup, broth very bland with four small wantons at £4.50 rather overpriced, grilled dumplings came next. Looked more steamed than grilled very pale looking, however tasted better than they looked....More

Thank Audrey O
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Went there on a Sunday afternoon ,great service polite and friendly staff , ordered set menu and was great value , highly recommend

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I have been going here since 2001 It is without doubt my favourite Chinese restaurant. I lived in Hong Kong years ago and this restaurant does proper Chinese food. Have a look at the full non-Anglicised menu and the choice is breathtaking. They pretty much...More

Thank Garden M
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it's a Chinese restaurant so very unlikely!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 779836
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