RestaurantsEast SussexBrightonBN1

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Summary

£75
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “buzzy seafood restaurant on the seafront” with views over the skeletal West Pier features some “innovative cooking” and “fantastic sauces”, with whole fish cooked over fire a speciality. Some reporters consider it “a little pricey”, but “the lunchtime menu offers good value”.

Summary

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

“A window table gives a good view of the sunset on a sunny evening” at this “excellent seafront restaurant”: a seafood brasserie near the old West Pier that’s again one of the city’s commented-on destinations in town in our annual diners’ poll. Fans say it’s “hard to get into, and not cheap, but everything about it’s good” in particular its “great fish-based menu” (“it’s a great place to share a whole fish at market price”). “The scale of the restaurant can make the service a little frenetic” though and the food can “try too hard to be interesting and only sometimes succeed”. On most accounts, though, it’s “still knocking it out of the park and a great place for a treat”.

Summary

£69
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The best terrace of any restaurant not directly on the beach, and serving some of the best fish in Brighton” – the twin key selling points of this successful and “friendly” seafood brasserie near the old West Pier: one of the most commented-on destinations in the city. If eating inside, “ask for a window table” (“most of which have views overlooking the seafront”) “as the lower level is rather charmless” by comparison. In a June 2021 review The Daily Mail’s Tom Parker Bowles acclaimed ‘a feast to sate Neptune’ here. Our reporters are only a tad more reserved, praising its “excellent fresh, tasty, well-cooked and beautifully presented seafood”.

Summary

£65
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It's all about the fish” (“amazing” albeit “very expensive”) at this “great seafood brasserie in a lovely location on Brighton seafront” – although they also turn out “brilliant quality steaks” (with “sharing plates for two – fish or meat – a particular feature”). The venue elicits reams of feedback – amongst the highest quantity of any venue in town – all highly positive.

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106 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FA

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The Salt Room Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Salt Room Restaurant in BN1, Brighton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Salt Room restaurant.
Richard F
Great plateaux de fruits de mer...
Reviewed 3 months, 27 days ago

"Great plateaux de fruits de mer"

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Mike W
As ever a very good fish restaurant ...
Reviewed 11 months, 14 days ago

"As ever a very good fish restaurant "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £25.00  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.80 £27.50 £5.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
106 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FA
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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