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The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar

199 Kings Road Arches | The Fishing Quarter Brighton Beach, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
+44 1273 958242
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (44 reviews)
“cockles” (32 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (22 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$
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199 Kings Road Arches | The Fishing Quarter Brighton Beach, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
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Reviewed today

Each time we have visited Brighton we always have lunch at this restaurant. I have not reviewed this before and think it is high time to confirm what most of the other critics have said. Always high quality and excellent choices. Crowded and noisy but...More

Thank PaulC2816
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What else do you need being on a seaside?:) I was kindly warned by a seller about seagulls that can hunt your food if you decided to observe the sea and forget about the plate :)

Thank Anastasia_VY
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Those dreaded seagulls they never pay . Thanks for taking the time to review us. Regards Cliff

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Born and lived in Brighton for many years, but popped back for business one day and fancied a bowl of whelks. Wow, the memories came flooding back from when I used to buy seafood for our parties in the 60's. From Lilttejohns in Church Street....More

Thank mrmikeprince
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review. Great memories Regards Cliff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

it is situated next to the shore...the sea food is fresh and price value is really good...amazing if you want to taste amd eat quickly some sea food

Thank David M
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. What a great review Reg arcs Cliff

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Came across this Seafood bar after a lovely stroll along the Brighton seafront, you are spoilt with the choice of seafood. Lovely friendly service, definatly not one to miss.

Thank Andrew B
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for or a great review.I am pleased that you were looked after Regards Cliff

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect Shellfish.. Went back for another Crab, Prawn & Mayo Roll- £3.75- Good Price for Quality & Location

Thank Richard C
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. Glad you like our new addition this season. The Crab mayo & prawn is the favourite Regards Cliff

Reviewed 7 April 2017

I overlooked this place for years as eating winkles on the beach isn't my idea of fun. That was before I realised you can get amazing fresh oysters! After trying pretty much everywhere in B&H these are always the best, shucked by a shucking guru...More

Thank 338alt
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review. Love it Thank you very much Cliff

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Was here yesterday and the jellied eels were something special..Staff were very friendly and made time to converse even though it was extremely busy. Would recommend this place to any person who enjoys seafood.

Thank btyers
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.its good to be appreciated Regards Cliff

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Nice seafood on the Brighton beach, was windy and breezy today but lovely sunshine, lots of people there

Thank Serik A
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us Cliff

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Only open in the summer, this is a little pop up sort of place on the beach. On a rainy or windy day there will not be shelter you can dine under. It's really a grab and go place. Firstly, the prices were very great,...More

Thank joanlow
Cliffbrighton, Owner at The Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Sorry your oysters were a bit messy. Thats not like me at all. It doesn't say when you came to see us. We will do better next time Regards Cliff

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HannahMarie93
Hello, when do you shut for winter please and what are your opening hours?
17 August 2016|
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Response from Cliffbrighton | Property representative |
We are open usually days a week from 10am until 6ish.We close at the end of October until mid February . Sometimes rain stops play . We will tell you on the front page of our website if this occurs. Regards Cliff
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Wid36
We are planning a quick half-day day-trip to Brighton from Gatwick airport in mid Dec. Are you open 7 days a week? Would love to try the dressed crab! Thanks
7 November 2015|
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Response from Cliffbrighton | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch.but sorry we are now closed for the winter .we return mid February
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MacM874
Is the seafoo/fish that you sell caught locally and from sustainable sources?
22 July 2015|
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Response from Cliffbrighton | Property representative |
We have both local and food from far away places.all are from sustainable sources. I hope this helps Regards Cliff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Kings Road Arches | The Fishing Quarter Brighton Beach, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 958242
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Description
We are back & going strong already , with reviews flowing. Its the 2017 season & we have added a new product again this year. Come on down to try our excellent fresh filled bread rolls. Favourites, yes we have 2 already: Fresh local lobster with mayo, gherkin with a dusting of cayenne pepper, WOW. Our very own Crab mayo bread roll & a fresh prawn topping is also at the top of the charts.
We have also added more tables on the beach.
Come on down , grab yourself some delicious shellfish & relax overlooking the big blue sea...