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21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
+44 1273 326688
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I could describe the food here all day - there are so many positive words to use! In short the food was beautiful, we enjoyed the wine flight which I would also recommend. The team had been really helpful in the weeks running up to...More

1  Thank WeekendTraveller30
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gingerman has long been my favourite restaurant ever. It never fails to deliver on service, food and ambience. The menu is always very seasonal and I love the use of local produce. All the added touches and the absolutely brilliant staff always ensure an...More

3  Thank Justjackjeff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Several Brighton restaurants had a special Autumn set menu for a very reasonable £20 so we decided to try the Gingerman. The room is small but comfortable with a relaxed atmosphere. The menu was described as 'small plates' but after 4 courses we were all...More

3  Thank uktravellerspo12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially we were taken aback by the small size of the place, but the warm welcome dissolved any fears. The food was absolutely great, but I’d say the atmosphere and the service were the highlights of the evening. Great for a romantic evening!

2  Thank ottroos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a call from my bank manager shortly after visiting Gingerman to check I wasn't being extorted. Turns out, I hadn't checked the bill before paying on a night out. Food was ok, not too much in the way of quantity. Fortunately Kambi's is only...More

Thank OlbyBrighton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us had Sunday lunch at Gingerman. The experience was perfect from the online booking to the last morsel of dessert. Asha made us warmly welcome The service was good without being intrusive. The food was excellent, plated beautifully, delicious and ample. The wine...More

1  Thank ElredL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little different to traditional restaurant - small and quaint. Great starters, well presented and very tasty. I had crispy quail legs which were super. Others had lamb croquets which were also good. Sunday roast arrived and was a traditional Sunday roast - very different...More

Thank NorfolkBoy73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the restaurant and I thoroughly enjoyed my meal. We chose the seasonal 4 course lunch which included an appetiser and a freshly baked loaf. Every course was beautifully presented with superb flavours and was light but satisfying. I am...More

1  Thank Geo47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best of restaurants. Loved the waiters. Loved the meal. Good dinner with friends. Great wine list. Good cheese.

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner from the gin martinis at the start to the espresso martinis at the finish and all in between. Served by Marek who was very nice to talk to and a very attentive waiter.

3  Thank Sonova
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Questions & Answers
dean h
16 July 2017|
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Response from pamelamck | Property representative |
There is lots of street parking in Princess Crescent (long stay) or The King Alfred (short stay) car park.
11 April 2017|
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Response from Puddy81 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see one when we were there but they are super friendly and helpful so give them a call and I'm sure they can sort something for you if you give them a heads Up! 01273326688, enjoy it's amazing
Krishna M
12 March 2017|
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Response from Ev52 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, lovely restaurant but not really child friendly. It's more of a couples restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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