RestaurantsEast SussexBrightonBN1

survey result

Summary

£40
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“This real hidden gem” serving “Japanese yakitori skewers with sensational flavours” is “the favourite restaurant of many people in and around Brighton”“the only problem is it’s so popular it’s hard to get a table”. “We love sitting at the counter watching the chefs”, led by founder David Miney, who picked up the authentic techniques while working in Japan before opening here nine years ago.

Summary

£40
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “brilliant small plates of sublime food and great atmosphere”, this “welcoming” Japanese-style grill is “one of the best restaurants in Brighton”. Founder David Miney picked up the skills – and a taste for relaxed izakaya dining – while working for three years as a chef in Japan.

Summary

£37
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The restaurant I return to again and again”“once you’ve had the ridiculously tender pork belly or the hot, sweet and crispy Korean chicken wings you will be addicted” to David Miney’s elongated izakaya; even better, “unless you get seriously stuck into the sake list it's impossible to run up a big bill here”.

Summary

£37
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still below the radar for outsiders” – David Miney’s squeezed izakaya serves a wide range of Japanese dishes, including sushi and yakitori, and – though feedback was more limited last year – fans still say it’s outstanding.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
36

Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£5.50 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £3.00
Service 10.00%
63 Preston Street, Brighton, BN1 2HE
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday5:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday5:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday5 pm‑10 pm

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