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The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar

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199 Kings Road Arches | The Fishing Quarter Brighton Beach, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
+44 1273 958242
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

it is situated next to the shore...the sea food is fresh and price value is really good...amazing if you want to taste amd eat quickly some sea food

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Thank David M
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. What a great review Reg arcs Cliff More 

Lewes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this Seafood bar after a lovely stroll along the Brighton seafront, you are spoilt with the choice of seafood. Lovely friendly service, definatly not one to miss.

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Thank Andrew B
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for or a great review.I am pleased that you were looked after Regards Cliff More 

Swansea County, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect Shellfish.. Went back for another Crab, Prawn & Mayo Roll- £3.75- Good Price for Quality & Location

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Thank Richard C
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. Glad you like our new addition this season. The Crab mayo & prawn is the favourite Regards Cliff More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I overlooked this place for years as eating winkles on the beach isn't my idea of fun. That was before I realised you can get amazing fresh oysters! After trying pretty much everywhere in B&H these are always the best, shucked by a shucking guru and waaaaaay cheaper than everywhere else!

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Thank 338alt
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review. Love it Thank you very much Cliff More 

Romford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here yesterday and the jellied eels were something special..Staff were very friendly and made time to converse even though it was extremely busy. Would recommend this place to any person who enjoys seafood.

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Thank btyers
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.its good to be appreciated Regards Cliff More 

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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice seafood on the Brighton beach, was windy and breezy today but lovely sunshine, lots of people there

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Thank Саке К
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us Cliff More 

Singapore, Singapore
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Only open in the summer, this is a little pop up sort of place on the beach. On a rainy or windy day there will not be shelter you can dine under. It's really a grab and go place. Firstly, the prices were very great, I guess saving on the space and lack of shelter allowed for cheaper prices. Secondly,... More 

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Thank joanlow
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Sorry your oysters were a bit messy. Thats not like me at all. It doesn't say when you came to see us. We will do better next time Regards Cliff More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I'm in Brighton to have a break and happened to spot this place out of my hotel window. Heading down I was overjoyed at their selection, Carb sticks, Lobster flavoured crab sticks (pictured on this site as lobster tails but not really) and some delicious looking oysters. I got two oysters which were fabulous in every way, delicious with their... More 

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Thank Ally A
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Sorry about the crayfish.Its a shame you didn't bring them back. I always refund if you are unhappy.Make yourself known if you are down again and l will make it up to you. Regards Cluff More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

it is not super tasty, it is not great value for money, and it is a bit tacky. BUT it's fresh and it is seafood. They are all a bit bland and the sauces are meh. BUT add a bit of tabasco and lemon and just down it. When in Rome do as the Roman's do. I give it 4... More 

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Thank Ilke2013
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

I think you have reviewed the wrong shellfish bar. We are closed from the end of October until mid February.the other shellfish bar is open all year round. Please cancel your review . Many thanks Cliff More 

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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Been to this stall several times now and have always been left wanting more. Today was the first time I haven't been twice in a single day upon visiting! Love it, great selection!

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Thank Drew D
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. Very much appreciated Regards Cliff More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Kings Road Arches | The Fishing Quarter Brighton Beach, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 958242
Description
We are back & going strong already , with reviews flowing. Its the 2017 season & we have added a new product again this year. Come on down to try our excellent fresh filled bread rolls. Favourites, yes we have 2 already: Fresh local lobster with mayo, gherkin with a dusting of cayenne pepper, WOW. Our very own Crab mayo bread roll & a fresh prawn topping is also at the top of the charts.
We have also added more tables on the beach.
Come on down , grab yourself some delicious shellfish & relax overlooking the big blue sea...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?