RestaurantsEast SussexBrightonBN1

survey result

Summary

£38
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “big, bustling Italian” with a “fun atmosphere” in the Lanes, “where genuine Italian staff serve huge portions of tasty pasta and pizza” – it’s an “outstanding cheap ’n’ cheerful choice” and “the kids love it, too”.

Summary

£38
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “big, bustling Italian” with a “fun atmosphere” in the Lanes, “where genuine Italian staff serve huge portions of tasty pasta and pizza” – it’s an “outstanding cheap ’n’ cheerful choice” and “the kids love it, too”.

Summary

£32
    £
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If you want huge portions of tasty Italian food” all at affordable prices, this stalwart of the Lanes is “hard to beat”. In particular it’s “a great place to take the kids” – staff are “friendly” and “families are welcome”.

Summary

£32
    £
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Donatello has become a kind of Brighton institution over the years”; “ideal for families (even with kids) and groups of friends with its hundreds of seats outside” (“don’t expect much elbow room” inside, though), this Lanes spot provides “huge portions of home cooked food” that’s “value for money”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair,Menu,Portions
Yes
70, 80, 35, 100, 18
No dress code
400

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£4.95 £8.25 £4.95 £5.25
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
1-3 Brighton Pl, Brighton, BN1 1HJ
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Friday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Saturday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑10:30 pm

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