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English's of Brighton

29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
+44 1273 327980
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (200 reviews)
“dover sole” (39 reviews)
“dressed crab” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
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Reviewed 13 July 2011

My fiancee and I had lunch at English's after reading reviews of many Brighton seafood restaurants and were very happy with our choice. We went with the set menu for £15 each. I felt that it was a good price for the quality and quantiity...More

Thank jamiek1012
Reviewed 10 July 2011

Stumbled across this little place in a hidden square near the Lanes. We were drawn in by the 2 courses for £15 menu. The food was delicious ( I had oysters to start and Channel plaice for main) - excellently cooked and well presented. Our...More

Thank creadshaw
Reviewed 9 July 2011

this is a good place to eat if its sunny- you van sit outside. Also great if you want fish and seafood. We had some very good oysters, a crab soup, lobster gnocchi and sea bream. All were well presented and very tasty. If you...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 7 July 2011

We have eaten at English's in the past and always enjoyed the food and ambience. Set near the Lanes in Brighton, it's got a lovely position for eating al fresco on a lovely, sunny lunch time day. It specialises in fish and the food is...More

Thank SouthTeacher
Reviewed 6 July 2011

We have been visiting Brighton for the last 10 years and we always have lunch or dinner at English's. The service is great and the food is "Wow". It doesn't matter if your just eating oysters at the bar or having a full 3 course...More

Thank loujacksam
Reviewed 5 July 2011

I found the service good,food delicious & a very enjoyable evening,will hope too go back their soon.

Thank lollypops43
Reviewed 2 July 2011

English's never fails to impress. I have been a fan for many years and was delighted to take some Australian friends (on holiday) there for an excellent meal. They (and I) loved the atmosphere, position and food. The staff are always so friendly and efficient...More

Thank lynnelestergeorge
Reviewed 13 June 2011

Excellent Menu and impeccable service .The seafood was very fresh and cooked to perfection. Expresso coffee could have been hotter posibly due to cold cup.

Thank Dargio
Reviewed 12 June 2011

Great food, great atmosphere (helped by stunning, warm and sunny weather). Not the cheapest lunch you'll ever had but worth it, and we'll come again

Thank Jools_RP
Reviewed 9 June 2011

From the moment you enter English's you can tell it's the start of a fine dining experience, and the food itself was absolutely delicious. 3 courses later, and we felt as if we were two hobo's that had wandered in off the streets asking for...More

Thank cdmartinus
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We don't think it does - or at least if it does then it is v quiet as we have the same problem with music! Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$42 - US$108
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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: 29-31 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 327980
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