RestaurantsEast SussexBrightonBN1
HARDENS CLUB PARTNER
71 East St, Brighton, BN1 1HQ

survey result

Summary

£71
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“So many dimensions of flavour on each plate, each excellently balanced” and service with “just the right balance of the professional and the friendly” mean this veteran of The Lanes remains, for most reporters, “a revelation of how pleasing a vegetarian restaurant can be (and I am an omnivore!)” thanks to its “complex” dishes and “truly original flavour combinations”. Indeed, this “lively” venue is the most commented-on destination in town in our annual diners’ poll and the UK’s most prominent meat-free venue. Ratings, though, were dragged down a little this year by a few more cautious reporters who feel “it used to be a trail blazer but hasn’t moved on” and is “not as pleasing as it was”. On most accounts, though, it remains “worth the trip to the south coast”: “you don’t feel like you’re missing out on meat or fish”.

Summary

£70
  £££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Flavours bursting out everywhere” characterise the “great range of veggie food” (“Wow! I didn’t know meat-free food could taste this great!”) at this “very-Brighton-in-ambience” legend in The Lanes – according to many, “still the best vegetarian in the UK”. Quibbles this year included “a menu that seemed less extensive than it used to be and service that was a little erratic”. On most accounts, though, it’s “simply the best” and “a must on any trip to Brighton (and we are not vegetarians… we just love the high quality and imaginative food!”). Top Menu Tip – “afternoon tea here is different and delicious, with a great variety of vegetarian savoury and sweet items”.

Summary

£64
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still the best vegetarian after all these years” – this epic Lanes destination remains many reporters’ nomination as top veggie in the country. “The menu is creative and full of wonderful descriptions” (“not a nut roast in sight!”) and delivers “complex” cuisine, whose “unusual and amazing tastes are definitely a gastronomic experience for vegetarians, and meat eaters are wowed too!”.

Summary

£53
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Who needs meat?” – This Lanes icon is “still the finest veggie around”: indisputably “the best in Brighton” and many reporters feel “unquestionably the best veggie in Britain” too. Its “adventurous and fun menu” (“some absolute stormers!”) is reliably “exciting” and “has every angle covered if your tendencies splash over into the domains of veganism or gluten free diets, plus a good worldwide selection of organic wines (red and white) along with some pretty unusual sparkling ones”. “Definitely well worth a visit even if you are a dedicated carnivore”.

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Owner's description

Terre à Terre, Brighton's iconic acclaimed restaurant where vegetarianism is more about indulgence than abstinence. Situated in the historic lanes,Terre à Terre has been feeding its loyal customers and international visitors for over 23 years. Eating with us will stimulate your mind as well as your taste buds and we believe it will change the way you view vegetarian cuisine forever.

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.80 £21.60 £8.00 £6.10
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £31.75
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Entertainments,Highchair,Menu
Yes
No dress code
100

Terre à  Terre Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Terre à  Terre Restaurant in BN1, Brighton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Terre à  Terre restaurant.
andrew d
Interesting vegetarian food ...
Reviewed 2 months, 3 days ago

"Interesting vegetarian food "

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Victoria J
A very superior Vegetarian restaurant . We ...
Reviewed 10 months, 13 days ago

"A very superior Vegetarian restaurant . We had the teasing plate which was quite expensive fir the quantity of food but it was most unusual and full of flavour. ingredients all local. Service disappeared towards the end but otherwise excellent. "

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Steven B
Lunch in rear conservatory is a good experi...
Reviewed 10 months, 13 days ago

"Lunch in rear conservatory is a good experience. Initially, serves was amazing, with effusive greeting and much explanation of the menu. In fact the menu is fairly limited as several dishes are on the tasting menu and in the a la carte. As it was our first visit, we had the tasting menu (£47 for 2) which arrives on a sharing plate with two of everything except the salad. Overall interesting, perhaps needed more texture - common problem with veg. Nice choice of local wines. Very good deserts - keep space. The modest mark for service is because we had a wait for the main course but then no one came to take the desert order. I had to search the restaurant to find someone to give me the bill. Annoying end to what could have been a terrific meal. I am sure it was an aberration! £80 for two. "

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71 East St, Brighton, BN1 1HQ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm

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