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The Purple Grape - CLOSED

Preston Drove, Brighton BN1 6LD, England
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good12%
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16 Jun 2013
“Fine wines and fabulous food.”
7 Nov 2012
“A specialist wine retailer with a few tables for dining”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Preston Drove, Brighton BN1 6LD, England
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Reviewed 16 June 2013

Came on Saturday evening as, the purple grape was recommended by a friend. Myself and friends were very warmly welcomed by Shelley and her knowledge and love of wine was obvious to see. The tapas selection was wonderful, and definitively Spanish. Excellent flavours which means...More

Thank Sparkyley
Reviewed 7 November 2012 via mobile

I've not eaten here, only bought wine. The wines are very good, but be prepared to pay at least £6.99 for a bottle. Worth it if you're looking for a decent bottle to take to a dinner party or give as a gift.

Thank LaMacD
Reviewed 4 November 2012

A lovely local wine bar/restaurant. A fabulous selection of wines with helpful and knowledgable staff. The wine tasting evenings are great value and an opportunity to taste different wines. A great place to pop in for a coffee and a snack at lunchtime too. A...More

1  Thank TerriWD
Reviewed 11 October 2012 via mobile

Happened upon this place while out house hunting. Great wines, well prepared home made/ cooked food and a charming owner, who is enthusiastic and passionate about her fayer. Didn't get the house but il certainly be back. The area needs more of this sort of...More

Thank Humptyback
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Such an amazing place to go. Whether your looking for an everyday wine or something special, Shelly will guide you in the right direction and give her honest and bet advice, even for a cheaper bottle. A wonderful place for the community to have. Somewhere...More

Thank john f
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Had occasion to need a good wine after purchasing excellent meat from a near by butcher and stumbled in to The Purple Grape. The interest in the meal that I was wanting to match good wine with was a great start. The variety of good...More

1  Thank Ben-Dee-Toy
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Relaxed, great well priced choice of wines, coffee and nibbles. Knowledgeable but not pompous owner who was even kind enough to return my left socks!

Thank pebbles28_10
Reviewed 3 November 2011

I recently visited the Purple Grape a new edition to our local area. It's both a boutique wine shop and coffee shop. We went to one of their monthly supper club nights and we werent disppointed, 3 courses and a glass of wine for £18!...More

Thank Laura K
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Preston Drove, Brighton BN1 6LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
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