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Food for Friends

The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
+44 1273 202310
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
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I have always enjoyed visiting Food for Friends but last night the food and service seemed lacklustre, the decor and artwork drab and 1970s with all the table flowers shoved into a corner rather than on the tables and the music selection lift-like. The toilets...More

Thank Cassadra
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good Wonderfull rooms with great hospitality good service with quality food and per hour in restaurant decent Imformation shoring and good knowledge and decent location and cleaning is good we will if come in future we will stay on here only

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My second visit here in a year. It still seems popular and hard to get in without booking at peak times. I could be wrong but the menu seemed to be less inspiring than last year and whilst the food is still good, and a...More

3  Thank MrLionheart
Reviewed 3 days ago

At here earlier this year, lovely small restuarant in the lanes, nice seating area outside - fabulous food

Thank Bradley-tune
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really liked the food at this place. I had the portobello mushrooms which are stuffed with some type of sauce, this had a very nice texture and flavour- a nice change from the bland and oily food you get at a lot of places...More

1  Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to FFF because we were desperate for something healthy to eat, having been running around for a couple of days at the Great Escape festival. We let the restaurant know that we didn't have a lot of time until our next gig (about...More

Thank Kyra C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised with Food for Friends. It's between several chain restaurants and far surpasses them. The food was great and the service perfect. I think we were lucky in getting a table as we hadn't booked, but the staff managed to squeeze us...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 1 week ago

V good reception for an early pretheatre meal.Staff attentive and outgoing.Table by bar a bit noisy if that matters (staff banter,gadjgets,music)but its a happy buzz.Loo a bit neglected but who cares. We had waters ,nice,olives and bread with dips and a sharing plate @ £26...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here. Excellent service and when they found out it was my daughters birthday they made up a plate of chocolates decorated with Happy Birthday and a candle! Would definitely return. 5 stars all round

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant food. Delicious vegetarian food with plenty of choice. Will go back again. Staff friendly and nice venue.

Thank Kat A
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Luisa P
29 January 2018|
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Response from cynogwen | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm...not really as there’s not much room in the restaurant.🙁
Ashley C
30 March 2017|
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Response from NE10PEP | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure they will
25 March 2015|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I do not know the answer to your question. The staff are really friendly and helpful. I'm sure if you gave them a ring they would do their best to accomodate your requirements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 43
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 202310
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Voted 'Best Restaurant' in the Brighton Foodie Awards 2012Good food Guide 2013Food for Friends restaurant in Brighton has been in the vanguard of vegetarian cuisine for more than twenty five years. Set in The Lanes, Brighton’s most happening district, Food for Friends has slowly spread over three shop fronts, developing a labyrinth of brightly lit, modern dining rooms kitted out with stylish minimalism, some overlooking the bustling lanes outside. Cuisine from around the globe is created using predominantly local, organic ingredients, some delivered by bike. Vegans and those with food allergies and intolerances are well cared for here. Wines are organic and mainly vegan, coffee is fairtrade, and an irresistible afternoon tea is served.
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