We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The View

) #163 of 203 Restaurants in Hove $$ - $$$ British, Persian,
Western Esplanade Kingsway | Brighton, Hove BN3 4FA, England
+44 1273 207100
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (4 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
British, Persian, Grill
$$ - $$$
Western Esplanade Kingsway | Brighton, Hove BN3 4FA, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (253)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 250 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Well what a waste of money that was! I went to The View for lunch with 2 friends. There was no lunch menu of sandwiches/wraps/paninis etc, and as I am a small eater, most of the food on the menu was just too large for...More

1  Thank Emma M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with some of the other reviews here. It would not take a rocket scientist to make this a great place overall. Ten minutes of Gordon Ramsay ranting should do it. You buy the place, you sit down for the first concept meeting. Ok...More

1  Thank mikecullen2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so frustrating - it's got a great spot and the majority of staff are friendly, but the venue and processes seem to be massively lacking. There was a wedding there on Friday evening when we visited, but they said they were open...More

1  Thank rutherama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The View is a great place to eat or have a drink overlooking the beach at Hove. It's Sunday Lunches are great value. Also, it's coffees are great. You can eat outside if the weather is really nice or eat inside if the weather is...More

Thank Byron B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It seems as though this place has no identity and doesn't know what do to with itself. The menu is extremely overpriced and all over the place, a mixture of Persian and British dishes. The staff are friendly enough but the owners/management are not so....More

1  Thank 530Hannah_B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At £1.90 for a pint of lime and soda this is EXORBITANT. For the same price I could have bought a 4 x 1 litre bottles of soda AND a bottle of lime cordial at Asda! Lassitude abounds and there needs to be at least...More

Thank Clive C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently had a drink and snacks at The View in Hove. The best thing about it is the location, as it is right on the beach. The snacks were OK, nothing special. The staff overall were quite nice. A family bar, not romantic lol

Thank cygnetboy69
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great and helpful staff and Management Team especially Ritchie, The Events Manager who helped me and a friend plan and enjoy an amazing birthday party last weekend. Perfect venue on the seafront and we were able to decorate the morning of our event (although there...More

Thank Tanya_Brighton
Reviewed 25 June 2017

View: excellent. Food: mediocre at best. (fake cheese). Service: very unfriendly, always new staff, they've got no clue. Prices: what you expect at this location and then some. You would say that ordering a pizza at Morocco's (only a short walk) and have it on...More

Thank Martijn R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The bar is inadequate for venue lovely location next to sea. Not enough staff also prices of drinks kept going up as evening progressed not all people buying drinks are blind drunk not to notice. This was mostly by male bar tender with beard an...More

1  Thank with2
Nearby Restaurants
The Ginger Pig
845 reviews
.50 km away
639 reviews
.81 km away
Sini Restaurant
258 reviews
.60 km away
86 reviews
.71 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hove Lagoon
91 reviews
.80 km away
Three Angels by Vintage Charm
6 reviews
.49 km away
Xpress Beauty
11 reviews
1.02 km away
Natural Balance Therapies
177 reviews
1.40 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
25 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Rob i | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Angela I also haven't a clue what dry hire is either , but I enjoyed the food and would eat here again Regards Rob
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
British, Persian, Grill
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Western Esplanade Kingsway | Brighton, Hove BN3 4FA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 207100
We offer a variety of atmospheres to suit all guests. You can dine in our restaurant area where you dedicated waiters will offer you friendly table service or sit in our indoor or outdoor casual seating area where we offer our full menu from the fully equipped bar area. In the summer months you can take a seat on the beach or our terrace area over looking the sea while experiencing unbeatable 180 degree views of the coastline.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing