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“Highly recommended” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riddle and Finns The Beach

Riddle and Finns The Beach
Ranked #25 of 1,099 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$40 - US$99
Cuisines: British, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
Horsham, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
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“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2009

Called in here for a quick dinner last Thursday eve when we were down in Brighton, having seen the good reviews on TA. We were initially perturbed to be taken to a table already occupied by another couple on the other side, but actually not a problem, as the place was so buzzy and the table fairly wide, so that you couldn't hear their conversation. We were then presented with a selection of bread and butter with dips & mackerel pate - nice touch. Also liked the 4 special special champagne cocktails on offer - highly recommend the raspberry one! We decided to share 3 starter plates between us, along with a side of french fries, and we loved our chilli squid with chorizo, scallops with homemade black pud & capers, and monkfish tempura. Plenty there to make us feel we'd had a proper meal - around £8 per dish wasn't so bad given the decent portion sizes. We paid £46 for 2 inc. 1 champagne cocktail (£8.50) and a beer.
Will definitely visit again when in Brighton. I imagine it's not a place that looks very welcoming in the daytime, given white tiled walls, white marble tables etc, but at night with candlesticks on the tables it had a welcoming ambiance and the staff were attentive and friendly. A well run restaurant for those who enjoy quality seafood. Note that they don't take reservations.

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Portskewett, United Kingdom
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“Excellent birthday lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2008

Had lunch here on my birthday. Loved the champagne and the Clam Chowder was the best outside of Boston I have had. Good service and very relaxed. Wouldn't hesitate to return when I am in Brighton next.

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“The best seafood in brighton... portions are surprisingly large... the beer is excellent and the staff are brilian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2008

The best seafood in brighton... portions are surprisingly large... the beer is excellent and the staff are brilian

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“Thought it was good but...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2008

Thought it was good but it's more of a snack bar than a resaurant. very nice though.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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“Overpriced (its only fish for gods sake) but very tasty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2008

Overpriced (its only fish for gods sake) but very tasty

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