RestaurantsEast SussexBrightonBN1

survey result

Summary

£61
  £££
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.

“A real find in tourist-trap Brighton” – this Lanes oyster bar (with a spinoff near the front) serves classic platters of crustacea alongside a full menu of fish dishes. “We were a large greedy party and every course was delicious. All sauces benefitted from a base of well-reduced fish stock”.

Summary

£59
   ££
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

£59
   ££
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
   ££
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).

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair,Menu,Portions
Yes
No dress code
43
Yes

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£14.30 £28.00 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
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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