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The Coal Shed Restaurant

8 Boyces Street, Brighton BN1 1AN, England
+44 1273 322998
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (756 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (55 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Boyces Street, Brighton BN1 1AN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just got back from a beautiful day in sunny Brighton & decided to pop into the Coal Shed as I wanted to try their lunch menu (a steal at £11ish for a main meal). My boyfriend and I ordered cocktails which were both perfect on...More

Thank Sophia O
Reviewed 2 days ago

After bringing my daughter here at Xmas for the set lunch she finally nagged me to book a table here again, this time for Sunday lunch, as a special treat to celebrate a very important date for her. The staff were all absolutely lovely and...More

Thank 2housty
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing reviews, SO difficult to get a table as it's so popular...... finally got a table on the off chance. Bleeding excellent service!!! Lovely atmosphere......but.......... whilst the food is undoubtedly good.. I've been to better and cheaper. That's not to say it's not good, .....More

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was looking forward to this restaurant. Well rated so our expectations were high. At 40 quid per head with 2 of us ordering the house burger, only a couple of drinks and one not drinking at all, the bill was more expensive than expected. Two...More

Thank PerthFoodLover68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd heard good things about the Coal Shed, and as we'd been to The Salt Room and enjoyed it (same ownership) we decided to give it a go. The breads with beef butter starter was possibly the best bit. The beef butter ... Just amazing....More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve visited The Coalshed in both London and Brighton a few times and have always had a great experience. However, this time was very much a disappointment. This was a special occasion unfortunately ruined by the Porterhouse that we were served. The service was good...More

2  Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant with exceptionally friendly & knowledgeable staff. It has a great bar with delicious cocktails! We shared the bread with butters & hubby had pork belly for starter- which he devoured. We both had steak - fillet & ribeye which were...More

Thank Marmala
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have previously eaten at The Coal Shed but we only tried the pre theatre menu, so this time we booked for a “proper” evening meal. The occasion was our 30th wedding anniversary which we didn’t tell the restaurant but they must have overheard us...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Should have left this review back in March when we visited on a Sunday for my birthday.. but 4 months later I'm still dreaming of it! We had the sharing steak roast and it was the most amazing steak we had ever had! The vegetables...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 1 week ago

First trip looking at wedding dresses with my youngest daughter and we had lunch here, along with my eldest daughter. What a perfect choice. The food and especially the service was fabulous - I even got them both to try a fresh oyster! Thank you...More

Thank Janie d
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Questions & Answers
Richard P
1 May 2018|
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Response from cutty2272 | Reviewed this property |
We visited at Sunday lunchtime so was not noisy.
Sophie S
10 March 2018|
Response from tats1029 | Reviewed this property |
Coal Shed Brighton - £40 for 2 people..you may check their website for more info.
Sophie S
10 March 2018|
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Response from jmteeth | Reviewed this property |
The price is for two people to share We went on a Saturday night and the portions are excellent Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Boyces Street, Brighton BN1 1AN, England (Formerly The Coalshed Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 322998
  • E-mail
The Coal Shed is a specialist meat and fish restaurant in the heart of Brighton. Recommended by The Telegraph and The Guardian, amongst others, this stylish, relaxed eaterie has quickly become one of the top restaurants in the city.
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