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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed today

Our first visit was lovely so we decided to go again as a birthday treat for 4. What a let down, the service was appalling - I've never had a meal delivered to me by stretching over the length of the table across my guests,...More

Thank Scottiedog2014
Reviewed yesterday

This was a second visit to this particular eatery and first time for lunch. We wanted to take my elderly mother out to somewhere special. R&F did not disappoint. The welcome we received as we walked in, to the service and chatter throughout was the...More

Thank GFrankers
Reviewed yesterday

These certainly know what they are doing when it comes to cooking fish. The service was good too. I had the whole Lemon Sole - my only niggle was that they forgot the caper butter sauce but this was dealt with very well. The fish...More

Thank Tgen99
Reviewed 6 days ago

The ambiance alone makes this place special but then there is the food... It was such a pleasure! I was done with pub food during my two week UK visit. Riddle and Finns has made me aware that the Brits DO know how to cook....More

1  Thank JoAnne P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Squid and chorizo very good, langoustines recommended also. All seemed very fresh and were certainly tasty. Waiters very friendly, helpful yet unobtrusive.

Thank Skiedallover-Tim
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third visit to Riddle and Finns, but as it was an impromptu visit to Brighton hadn’t booked. As expected, it was busy however they took details and when we returned we were delighted to get the best table looking over the sea...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the restaurant yesterday, had both the Brighton scallops and the apple flavoured scallops, the tuna tartare, and the seafood linguine. The tuna tartare was unlike any I’ve ever tasted, with an exquisite dressing. The waitress was also very helpful, recommending the native...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at Riddle and Finns on the Beach last night to celebrate my husband's 60th Birthday. The seafood was divine ( I had Brighton scallops followed by Shoreham cod) and a very good wine menu, although we thought the champagne a...More

Thank Fearless46399314810
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was wonderful with very attentive staff looking after us. We chose to sit outside on a lovely late October day and eat Alfresco. The oysters were smaller than we expected but full of flavour and the Kilpatrick sauce was tasty. Perhaps a touch expensive...More

Thank Bryce R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating my wife’s birthday with some local friends. Their recommendation, and it proved a great one. We started with ceviche and sashimi, both of which were tasty and beautifully presented. To follow, I selected the gambas, the girls Dover Sole and our fourth member the...More

Thank Banker_on_the_Road
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Questions & Answers
8 September 2018|
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Response from stevewt4 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there are car parks close to the seafront but be aware that like all parking in Brighton it is extremely expensive and that is once you have managed to drive through the city.
Ester M
15 December 2017|
Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hi Ester, We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. I would recommend heading to the Restaurants Brighton website - they have a comprehensive list of all the restaurants in Brighton offering Christmas Day bookings... More
17 October 2017|
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Response from Riddles_Manager | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we do have steak available on our specials menu daily at our Beach restaurant. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 99
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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 - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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