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21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
+44 1273 326688
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited as a couple at the weekend, we had been advised to book in advance which we did. The restaurant is small and cosy with a vibrant atmosphere. The food and service was amazing, every bite was pure joy! The man on the table...More

1  Thank hattie1605
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here for a post-marathon and birthday dinner. Loved the atmosphere and decor. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, the food was amazing and despite the small portions we left very full. We both had the monkfish to start, I had the quail...More

1  Thank cowen84
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first visit in years, children have got in the way of fine dining. I am happy to report that Gingerman was as good as we remembered it. We had two courses each both starting with the monkfish which was delicious. We had...More

1  Thank Pinkie2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only was the Gingerman by far the best restaurant I experienced in Brighton, it was the best meal I’ve had in ages (and I eat out a lot). The server was lovely and helpful. On her recommendation I ordered the asparagus soup and it...More

3  Thank oshanob
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had wanted to visit this place for ages but never seemed to get things to tie up or they had no space. It is not easy to find as it has a plain black fascia and if your eyesight is not very good, you...More

3  Thank richard h
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely resturant this is, almost French Bistro in style. Fantastic food and great service. The staff were great and were attentive but not overpowering. The resturant has a lovely cosy feel about it. The food was brilliant. The goats curd was simple but...More

3  Thank David_PaulaCH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blink and you might walk straight past this intimate restaurant, close to Brighton Seafront. (We did) We both chose the Sussex Coast Monkfish starter, sublime is how I would describe the flavours and quality of this dish. We chose the Lamb - Saddle, Belly and...More

4  Thank Otium54
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would thoroughly recommend the Gingerman. It was a real experience with great attentive service and a well thought out menu. We felt afterwards we should have tried the tasting menu as the couple next door had it and it looked fabulous. If you're looking...More

4  Thank PaulWeavers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here one evening - it’s very easy to miss from the outside - and small and charming inside. The menu is small but diverse (included a veggie option), and there is the option of a tasting menu which covered several starters and mains...More

5  Thank Organs A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service shines. Jamie takes real pride in delivering first class service: unrivalled in Brighton. Please read beyond the words of the menu - the ingredients are so much more than a list. Each ingredient sings and is worthy of its own accolade....More

5  Thank A Z
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Sophia O
29 October 2017|
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Response from pamelamck | Property representative |
Sorry just seen this. No there isn't a dress code. Best way to get hold of us is through our website. Thanks
dean h
16 July 2017|
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Response from pamelamck | Property representative |
There is lots of street parking in Princess Crescent (long stay) or The King Alfred (short stay) car park.
11 April 2017|
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Response from smojo69 | Reviewed this property |
We've been here tonight and had a fabulous vegetarian taster menu. Just let them know I'm advance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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