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24 George Street, Brighton BN2 1RH, England
+44 1273 606400
Tue 17:00 - 23:00
Wed 12:30 - 23:00
Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:30
Sat 12:30 - 23:30
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Only heard about this charming and friendly little restaurant on Saturday just a few hours before heading there. It seems a much loved and closely guarded secret, but a place that deserves to be on everybody's list both local and visitors. Passionate owner and staff and lovely food. Also hosts events and film evenings. Make sure you go.....

Thank BrightonBen
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for a friend's birthday dinner and it was such a fun evening. The hosts will sing quirky songs to you and the whole place will just charm you with its eccentric decor. The food is tasty, filling comfort food. You will leave with a smile on your face and wanting to tell all your friends about it!

1 Thank Cat M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to TripAdvisor I found out about Bom-Bane's when planning a birthday meal out in Brighton - somewhere with an overwhelming choice of eateries but not always offering much of a dining experience. I love unusual eating places. This one combined the intimacy of a friend's front room with thoughtful service and good quality food. Jane, the owner, is very... More 

Thank GrapeNutGirl
Brenchley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have been to Bom-Banes for three of their shows - Bom Banimals, Saippuakivikauppias, and Merrily on High, and all three have been strange, and magical. The food has always been modest, but delicious, and fitting to the theme of the show, and the atmosphere is rather like being at a family dinner. The room almost seems alive, with puppets... More 

Thank LEzrati
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Went here for a meal on Saturday 26th Nov 2016, with four friends. This is a very small restaurant on two floors. The higher floor at street level has just a few tables , some of these tables will surprise you! The menu is not vast but has an interesting variety of mostly local sourced food. There is a good... More 

Thank john h
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2016

You won't find a more quirky, more tasty or more fun place. Jane and her wonderful team are warm, creative and charming. They go above and beyond to ensure your dining experience is happy and memorable.

Thank Doonie24
Huddersfield, England
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We were visiting my fiances sister in Brighton and she booked us here for dinner. What an amazing place. We arrived first and she asked if we were Amanda & Chris. We were seated in the window and told we could spread out. It was Chris that noticed the message on the wall! We had prosecco as we were celebrating... More 

Thank halse45
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We absolutely loved our lunch at Bom-Bane's. Jane was amazing and the best host I've ever had in a restaurant and really went the extra mile to make sure we had a great time. Lovely comfort food with nice wine. Just a perfect meal and the epitome of the uniqueness of Brighton.

Thank ross t
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have visited this little place several times for large and small occasions. There have been small musical sessions in the basement bar that we have attended together with a lovely "special" birthday for a friend. The food and entertainment were fantastic . The tables are quirky in the ground floor area where we have been for light meals and... More 

Thank JamesStonhold
Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I looked for places with vegetarian options before I left for one of my regular visits from Australia and saw Bom Bane's I agree with everything others have written about it. A 'one off' - with the singing, the lifting table, etc - very well worth visiting. Interesting food. Great, all Belgian, beers. Good staff - plus Jane herself. Will... More 

Thank Anthony W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Belgian, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 George Street, Brighton BN2 1RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 606400
Cafe in Brighton serving delicious homely food and hosting many a night of film, music and puppetry. Bom-Bane's is a licensed cafe-restaurant run by musician Jane Bom-Bane and situated in the Brighton (not the Hove) George St. It features delicious Belgian and other European dishes, along with the Aesop's Tables, Tablerone, TurnTable, Twenty-Seven Chimes Table, Uns-Table and Water Table... PLease note - Tuesdays only open if we have a music night.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?