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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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Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had to book in advance, because it's usually packed - and it's worth. Because Riddle and Finns The Beach is not just one of the many sea food restaurants in Brighton. Its food is really excellent, the service is professional, the location is great,...More

Thank Silvia L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came to Brighton for a day out and found this place on Tripadvisor , we asked for a table outside and were advised it’s a 2 hour wait so we wandered around and enjoyed the seaside . Came back to a sensational meal ,...More

Thank kasukusays
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was treated to Dinner at Riddle and Finns by my girlfriend for my birthday and it didn’t disappoint. The service was impeccable. Our server Natalie was extremely knowledgable and was always on hand to answer any questions we had. The food was incredible and...More

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited on our last night of vacation. The appetizer took a while, but was worth it. We had the scallops. The main courses took a long time, and unfortunately weren’t as hot (temperature) as we would have liked. They were good, but could have...More

Thank Louie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice place just by the beach; Their staff are very efficient & the food tastes great. Prices are good for what you get. I would recommend it.

Thank alexmeaden44
Reviewed 6 days ago

My now fiancée chose Riddle and Finn, for our first anniversary, our proposal a year later and I came back again last week to celebrate his birthday. I called and they were fully booked, but they managed to give us 'our' table by the window...More

Thank Estella C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little restaurant below the Esplanade in front of the beach. Very nice food and great hard working, efficient staff. We had a table upstairs that had a view of the beach but also the pass below and very meal served looked delicious. Recommend the Fish...More

Thank Leesa F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner on a Saturday evening having heard positive reviews. I was very disappointed. The positives : The location is lovely on the beach. The menu reads very well with a wide range of seafood. The negatives: Service was friendly but very slow. The...More

Thank Therese B
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a hot sunny day could you be anywhere better than the Beach. We had a table pre-booked which is really essential unless you want to come back an hour or so later. The food is not cheap, most main courses are over £20, but...More

Thank stevewt4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered their lobsters, was very skinny (almost meatless). Long story short, the other dishes on their menu is great, especially the large scallop! Just don't get their lobsters! Service and View was great, all in all!

Thank King T
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Questions & Answers
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
Sally S
7 August 2017|
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Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello Sally S, Yes, I would advise making a reservation with us at the beach as we do get pretty busy. You can contact us on 01273 821218. We hope to see you soon
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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
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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