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216 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
+44 1273 227485
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
216 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We wanted to take our son somewhere aspirational and sort of “once in a lifetime” on his 18th birthday ,and we did. I wanted him to always remember what he did on this day, to have something special that would stay with him and make...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DolllyPaintpots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really very good food. Me and my better half had the 9 course tasting menu with wine pairing for each course. The food and wine was outstanding and flavours and attention to detail superb. You do need to book well in advance as it is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank peterdD5032BF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it - the food was outstanding. Seven course tasting menu - every course was delightful- beautifully constructed and tasted wonderful. The menu changes monthly and I shall certainly be returning to sample it on a regular basis. Staff were lovely and great atmosphere. Well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cpnim100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb. Came here soon after it opened, and really enjoyed it. Came back last week and enjoyed it even more. Had the seven course November menu, and couldn't fault it for quality, creativity or execution, from start to finish. Not only does the food look...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GaryandBev19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to etch. which we visited to celebrate our daughter's graduation. We were not disappointed. We thoroughly enjoyed the 9 course tasting menu; so many different flavours, colours and textures - absolutely delicious. And a feast for the eyes too, as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

His was my second visit to etch and I was once again blown away by the quality of the food, the variety of the courses and the ingredients used are exceptional. Steven the owner takes time to serve dishes at the table and has time...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stephen w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is good, but the wine flight to accompany the tasting menu is very poor value. The location, outlook and standard of service let it down.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BrightonLloyde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our 10 th Anniversay at 'etch' recently .Each course was amazing and well explained by the brilliant staff.Who would have thought salmon and onion would blow your mind? We tried to photo each course but were so engrossed in the celeriac truffle and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good thing about the set menu is that it forces you to try things that you would not normally order.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank NigelCLondon
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This restaurant occupies a corner on the main road towards residential Hove. The building looks like it was converted from a bank and it has an industrial modern interior. No white table cloths here. Nevertheless, the atmosphere is good and the welcome from the staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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12 April 2018|
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Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed in Etch I would say. I did not see a clear sign but it does not feel like the place where animals are welcome. Its fine dining and not a country pub
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 63 - US$ 190
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 227485
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Restaurant by Masterchef winner Steven Edwards Menus focus on using fresh produce from in and around the surrounding Sussex countryside.
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