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Buon appetito

81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
+44 1273 204848
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
“vongole” (4 reviews)
“italian beef” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful evening there, with our children and grandchildren. My son and his family are regulars here and I was delighted to accept his recommendation. I cannot understand how some people have criticised the food. All our meals were delicious and represented genuine...More

Thank keithdutton
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We actually had a nice evening here as the staff were friendly and and efficient and the ambience s nice. Sadly the food was a let down. The Ciabatta with cheese and crispy bacon was chewy with very un-crispy bacon. The squid starter was frozen...More

Thank BenetMiddleton
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had a meal with friends. Good authentic Italian food and selection of Italian beers. Waitresses were friendly.

Thank Kansas1517
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. Best pasta carbonara ever!! Also great desserts.. and very friendly staff. We got our food very quickly.

Thank ward1972
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had a super meal here. All staff very polite and helpful. Loads of choice for vegetarians and meat eaters. Just lovely!

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Good food & service, friendly staff & a lovely atmosphere! We've eaten at Buon Appetito many times & never been disappointed.

Thank Lucy O
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Cold, wet rainy evening, had been out shopping and needed to sit down and recharge. We all love Italian food, so as we were walking by, decided to go in. We had the warmest of welcomes, and were shown to a table. Food and drinks...More

Thank Surveyor47
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for Italian food in Brighton, this is your best bet - and I say that with confidence, without having tried any of the other places! This is one of the best restaurant experiences I've had. The service is on par with a...More

1  Thank Mr_Starbuck
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Really nice restaurant, very reasonably priced and service excellent. Food was really good and portion sizes are very generous. Fillet steaks are really good quality beef, very large and excellent value!

Thank IanHunt
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Food is good. Beer a bit watery. Staff is so nice! However, there is a huge however. Manager/owner is really rude. I was sitting outside and moved table a bit because it was wobbly and there were holes on the pavement so I needed to...More

Thank kirei666
Eugenio S, Owner at Buon appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hy there i am not saying thank you for your review because your respect for people working hard e for customer be waiting for to be seated is unaccetable and also we have Customer Notice Saying ( PLEASE WAIT HERE TO BE SEATED) and you...More

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8 April 2016|
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Response from Tania K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm sure it. Italians love kids and these were particularly friendly Italians.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 204848
Nice cona premiere with a beautiful italian colours.
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