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survey result

Summary

£59
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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.

“Overall just a fantastic experience” – a Lanes oyster bar, with a spinoff on the promenade (“both are very popular”), which wins numerous raves for “the most amazing seafood”, combined with “brilliant” service and a pleasingly “informal” set-up (communal tables) whereby “you might easily find yourself sharing a tall table with strangers”.

Summary

£53
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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.

With its candlelit communal high tables, eating at this Lanes oyster bar is a “unique experience”, combining “great decor and ambience”, “brilliantly fresh fish and seafood” and “attentive staff”. (There’s nowadays a spinoff venue in the arches along the beach promenade – see also).

Summary

£56
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Perhaps the freshest fish restaurant in Brighton” – this communal Lanes venture offers “a unique experience where you share a table” with “other random diners” (making “for fun evenings” for more than one reporter). “Food and wine are just delicious” and there’s always a “great buzz”.

Summary

£49
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Oyster, crab and fish pie are unbeatable” at this communal fish and seafood spot in The Lanes (nowadays less well-known than its beachside offshoot). “The catch of the day is always a good choice.”

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Riddle & Finns Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Riddle & Finns Restaurant in BN1, Brighton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Riddle & Finns restaurant.
Si M
Beginning. With the only high, our oysters ...
Reviewed 28 days ago

"Beginning. With the only high, our oysters were fresh, creamy and expertly shucked with ne’er a piece of shell in all 12. Aside from the food however the service and ambiance left much to be desired. Service was ostentatiously brusque and offhand from both waitresses. Ambiance was ruined by two loud tables making a right pain of themselves. It’s been about 3 years since I was in Riddle and Finns, maybe longer but there seemed to be a marked change for the worse and I won’t be subjecting myself to it again. "

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Prices

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

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.50 £19.50 £4.50 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.75
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
12b Meeting House Ln, Brighton, BN1 1HB
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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