RestaurantsEast SussexBrightonBN1

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July 2022: The company behind Shelter Hall is opening a venue called Sessions in London’s Islington next month, featuring four outlets at a time, from a rotating roster of chefs.

Harden's says

Close to the British Airways i360 observation tower, a new seafront food hall with up to 10 independent outlets (all offering a COVID-19 safe experience in the huge hall). The refurbished Shelter Hall is a larger version of the original, which dates from the 1880s, with a new rotunda and sea wall. The team behind Riddle and Finns are taking the rotunda space, and the food hall will be run by Sessions Market.

survey result

Summary

£42
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If you are happy with a food hall for your meal, then this is a good (but very popular) option” – this year-old venue has a “great location” on the seafront and features seven street-food concepts at a time. In her July 2022 visit, The Guardian’s Grace Dent was also wowed: “The food, with each delivery by a chipper server, continued to be far better than a food hall ever tends to be… we left Shelter Hall jubilant, £60 down for lunch for three people with drinks”.

Summary

£20
    £
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.

Close to the British Airways i360 observation tower, Brighton’s brand-new seafront food hall has launched in a restored Victorian building with a line-up of seven self-service eateries led by Sussex chefs, plus craft beer, wine and cocktail bars. Of particular note: Pan, from high-end chicken shop Lost Boys; Worthing golden boy Kenny Tutt's Ox Block for a Robata grill experience; and Brighton favourites VIP Pizza. The outdoor terrace is a real winner, too.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
12
No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.30 £10.00 £5.00 £3.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Kings Road Arches, Brighton, BN1 2LN
Opening hours
Monday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑12 am
Saturday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑12 am
Sunday9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑8 pm

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