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21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
+44 1273 326688
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“souffle” (35 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (33 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a breath of fresh air. I let the Gingerman know in advance that I'm gluten-free. Whilst sitting down at our table the waitress handed me a gluten-free-free menu saying "we like to show our guests what they can eat rather than frustrate them by...More

1  Thank Milouxxx
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for dinner at The Gingerman and the food was plated wonderfully well and tasted delicious. I had the ‘taste of summer’ appetiser and a bouquet was on my plate, with beetroot jam, pickled cucumber, avocado purée, tomato cubes, melon slices, granola and whipped...More

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for my husbands birthday. Cocktails were great, staff attentive and friendly, food amazing. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Kerry N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Down one of many side streets hides this little gem of a restaurant which is easily passed as it also doesn't advertise itself to heavily. I asked the waitress how they managed to get so full being so hidden and she said it's by word...More

1  Thank Rubix78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great start to our culinary adventure in Brighton, a visit to this warm, friendly and tasteful restaurant where the warmest of welcome and continual excellent service throughout the meal awaited. The Gingerman offers an exciting, creative and innovative tasting menu that is perfectly balanced...More

1  Thank Cazz111_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a family occasion and everything was perfect. The food was superb with a great assortment of dishes and plenty to suit everyone. Two of us in the party are dairy free and the waiting staff looked after us perfectly, they...More

2  Thank Lorna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the bins across the road which can be seen from the restaurant. Nor the tricky parking if you can find any. This is a gem of a venue. Quite small and compact it is the food that is outstanding in...More

Thank K9890WOmike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here for lunch on Friday with my husband and another friend and we chose to eat from the a la carte menu. Delicious canapés served with our drink beforehand -warm bread with flavoured butter also provided. All three of us selected the same...More

1  Thank SussexBadger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch I was really impressed with the menu had the crab starter which was a fantastic dish really strong flavours and set the bar for the rest of the meal I would strongly recommend !!!

1  Thank Kremenna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant would be a reason to move to Brighton The food was absolutely outstanding I had the halibut which was better than good , it was the best dish that I had had for a long time The menu is small but perfectly formed...More

1  Thank bryan i
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Hello, Do you do a vegetarian taster menu? or just one with fish and no other meat?
11 April 2017|
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Response from Puddy81 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see one when we were there but they are super friendly and helpful so give them a call and I'm sure they can sort something for you if you give them a heads Up! 01273326688, enjoy it's amazing
Krishna M
is Gingerman a child-friendly restaurant? Do you have high chairs, changing facilities at least and potentially anything to entertain young children?
12 March 2017|
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Response from Ev52 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, lovely restaurant but not really child friendly. It's more of a couples restaurant.
Do you allow dogs? He's very well behaved!
10 March 2017|
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Response from UsuallySunny | Reviewed this property |
Fairly sure that would be a 'no', but you could call them and ask?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 326688
  • E-mail
In Norfolk Square, The Gingerman Restaurant has a small, intimate dining room and a superb menu of modern British cuisine made with fresh, local produce. Full of unique character, the stylish restaurant possesses a great reputation within the city. With intimate lighting and simple wooden furnishings, this Brighton eatery has a warm, cosy ambience. The delicious dishes from the seasonal gourmet menu include slow roasted pork belly with creamy mash, cumin spiced lamb rack with black cardamom puree and coconut chutney or pig cheek ravioli with saffron jus. A classy list of wines and premium champagnes will complement your meal. Gingerman restaurant offers smart, unpretentious dining in vibrant Brighton.
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