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Summary

“A splendid selection of seafood, generous portions and good service” earn solid ratings for this offshoot of the well-established Lanes oyster bar, in a “great location” with sea views under the promenade. Although the food is good-not-stellar, there’s a “huge variety” of cooking methods to choose from: “all the standard European ways, but also sashimi, Middle Eastern, bouillabaisse (maybe not 100% authentic, but really good)”, and “prices are keen for what you get”.

£54
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “small” venue, with quite a local following, that’s “well located on Brighton beach yet close to the town” and its elder Lanes sibling. “If you can get a window seat it’s the perfect spot to watch the sun set” over “tip-top seafood”, a “big range of catch of the day” or a “great value” lunch.

£54
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A lovely spot (if difficult to find) under the arches on Brighton Beach”“you eat upstairs, and kitchen and reception are below”. The younger sibling to a spot on The Lanes, it’s become one of the city’s most popular destinations, not just on account of the super location, but also the “smiley and efficient” service, and most particularly its “enticing” range of “lip-smacking” fish and seafood.

£49
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Have you eaten at Riddle & Finns On The Beach?

Owner's description

Born in the bustling Lanes of the coastal town of Brighton, England, Riddle and Finns has become a household name in honest, quality and local seafood, oyster and Champagne dining. Taking inspiration from the high end liquor shops and oyster bars of New York city and Paris we pride ourselves in offering our diners an impressive culinary experience. Our dishes feature the freshest seasonal seafood, crustacea, meat and vegetables, each of which can be accompanied by wines and Champagnes from our extensive and carefully considered menu. So whether you are looking for a bowl of chowder and a glass of wine or 24 freshly shucked oysters and a vintage champagne we endeavour to cater to every occasion.


The Beach restaurant can be found overlooking the picturesque promenade of Brighton. Housed in the famous seafront arches you can enjoy your meal on the alfresco terrace or with views of the beach from the dining room. The restaurant is spread across the first floor and the terrace, the decor is relaxed and elegant allowing for the perfect setting for special meal both day and night. At The Beach we take reservations and we have a private dining room available for functions and special events.

Opening Hours:

12pm - 10pm every day


Please note, we are no longer serving breakfast.

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £15.95

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.50 £19.95 £4.50 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.75
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Yes
55 - 80
60
139 Kings Road Arches, Brighton, BN1 2FN
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-10 pm
Tuesday12 pm-10 pm
Wednesday12 pm-10 pm
Thursday12 pm-10 pm
Friday12 pm-10 pm
Saturday11:30 am-11 pm
Sunday12 pm-10 pm

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