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21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
+44 1273 326688
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful pre Christmas lunch with friends at The Gingerman yesterday. We had the set menu. The food was absolutely delicious, as always. Great service, with a smile. Well done to you all.

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1 Thank Sparklysparkles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best meals I have had a very long time. Came with friends for my birthdays a couple of days ago. We all went for the 3 course menu and everything was perfect from the service to the incredibly tasty food! Couldn't recommend this place enough! Thankyou Gingerman!

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1 Thank Guy F
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best meals we have ever eaten, and we eat out an awful lot. Nothing was too much trouble and service was exemplary. If only more restaurants were like this, I get fed up of poor quality over-priced mass produced dining. Well done guys.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another great meal at The Gingerman. The food is phenomenal - every mouthful to be savoured. I love the atmosphere here - not too many covers, intimate and unpretentious. The service is excellent - friendly and attentive.

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1 Thank Ev52
Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...I has been to the Gingerman twice before, but it was a few years ago. They have had a little refit since then and I feel that some of the cosy atmosphere has been lost. The service is still impeccable, friendly, efficient, without being intrusive. In short the staff are brilliant. And the food that I had is still a... More 

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1 Thank swearindad
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, beautifully presented dishes but weird combinations - hard tooth threatening nuts with the cod, a cold red wine granite with the souffle (what were you meant to do with it?). For one of the top rated restaurants in Brighton it was all, as a previous reviewer described underwhelming and very forgettable. Great shame

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1 Thank Joofsh
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in Brighton for 5 years we left it too long but it was worth it. Finest dining in the city. The 3 course for £37 a la carter helped make my wife's birthday v special. Check out the soufflé and the wine list! The service was great. Fullish even on a Tuesday and not a surprise! Don't leave... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this restaurant for my husbands special birthday and there is nothing I could find fault with! We received a warm welcome on arrival and seated at a lovely table. The restaurant is small which added to the cozy and bistro atmosphere and the waiters knowledge of the menu made a pleasant change to the usual restaurant. We started... More 

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Somerset
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145 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very beautifully presented and pretty well priced but......where is the flavour? My mackerel starter was a lack lustre affair, gorgeous to look at and frankly boring to taste. The main of duck was under seasoned and the accompanying smears were pretty but uninspiring. Desserts felt wildly out of balance. A mid numbingly zesty mandarin sorbet was poorly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be invited to Gingerman for a business function and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The service was friendly and prompt, even with our group of 15 or so. The food was done brilliantly with some interesting twist that we all thoroughly enjoyed. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Brighton.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 40
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 326688
Description
In Norfolk Square, The Gingerman Restaurant has a small, intimate dining room and a superb menu of modern British cuisine made with fresh, local produce. Full of unique character, the stylish restaurant possesses a great reputation within the city. With intimate lighting and simple wooden furnishings, this Brighton eatery has a warm, cosy ambience. The delicious dishes from the seasonal gourmet menu include slow roasted pork belly with creamy mash, cumin spiced lamb rack with black cardamom puree and coconut chutney or pig cheek ravioli with saffron jus. A classy list of wines and premium champagnes will complement your meal. Gingerman restaurant offers smart, unpretentious dining in vibrant Brighton.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?