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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (245 reviews)
“crab” (119 reviews)
“razor clams” (41 reviews)
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Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed today

Riddle and Finn on the Beach is fab. The staff are lovely, the food is first class. My husband ordered the Seafood Platter which he said was just perfect. I had Cod Fillet on a Pearl Barley Risotto with sweet potato, and that as well...More

Thank SaveTheBees
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not unreasonably priced, fabulous oysters and seafood. A little cramped on the inside would be my only negative. Staff very friendly, knowledgeable and attentive.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 3 days ago

We made a reservation for dinner during the hot weather in June so we were able to sit outside. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was excellent. We asked for a wine recommendation to go with our meal and, as the waitress...More

Thank Justin M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic service followed by even better service. Reasonable prices in a brilliant location. I will be coming again.

Thank Connor B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

had a very nice set menu lunch. the food arrived quickly and was piping hot the fish cooked to perfection. and the coffee was perfect. and the new waitress Bridget was very polite and very attentive she did very well on her first day I...More

Thank grahame293
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really well made and there was a beautiful view right next to the beach. Would recommend it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly this time, and I have eaten in here many times, the food was not as good, the oysters were really poor quality, in fact I would say they were some of the worst I have eaten anywhere. The staff are great and the other...More

Thank garydrew1968
Reviewed 1 week ago

Opted for the Private Dining Area as it was for a 40th birthday celebration. Chloe, who took our booking via email, was most efficient in organising our menu. The food was well presented and delicious. Our waitress, Olivia was friendly, highly efficient and great fun!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in a large party and had a very good experience. Right on the beach, a great atmosphere set within the beaches arches with both internal and outdoor seating. A very friendly and professional service team, reacted appropriately and promptly when one of our party...More

Thank Passionate-Owners
Reviewed 1 week ago

Riddle and Finns The Beach is a delightful seafood restaurant with delicious freshly cooked food and very good location. We had lobster, lemon sole, salad and fries and we loved it all. It is a popular place and I strongly recommend you to make a...More

Thank MsWorldTravel
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Margaret F
Hi is it possible to go here early evening just for a glass of champagne and to try a few oysters or does it tend to be all booked out for meals? Thanks
25 May 2017|
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Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello Margaret, Yes, of course you are welcome to come in for oysters and champagne. We do tend to be quite booked up in advance over the weekends however we don't reserve the terrace tables so there may be an opportunity... More
Ashley C
I'm planning a surprise romantic celebration dinner for my partner here ? Do you think they''d be able to accommodate this with some small extras?
30 March 2017|
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Response from alan082014 | Reviewed this property |
They were very accommodating when we were there so I am sure if you ask, they will do you proud.
Hello. I understand that you have a private room available for functions. What is the largest party that you can take for a seated meal, please?
23 March 2017|
Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello WardenRon, We can seat up to 14 guests in our private dining room. Any questions, do get in contact with us - 01273 821218 or send us an email. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 99
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 821218
  • E-mail
Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
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