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“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”.
“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.
“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.
With its “great location on the seafront, with a bank of windows overlooking the sea affording fantastic views” and outside terrace – the city’s most commented-on dining destination is, say fans, “an absolute must do for any visitor”, delivering “beautiful and inventive British cuisine, with an emphasis on fresh seafood”. “London prices” sap some enthusiasm however, leaving to the odd accusation that it’s been too “hyped”, but some cognoscenti tip that “the set menus (lunch and pre theatre) are much more reasonable that the more costly à la carte”.
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Have you eaten at The Salt Room?
The Salt Room is a modern British seafood and grill restaurant. It's focus centres on celebrating the fruits of the sea, delivering the finest seafood and grilled meat cooked over charcoal to the table. Our emphasis being on sustainability, championing local produce and continuing the ethos of sharing plates like it’s sister restaurant, The Coal Shed.
Located opposite the West Pier, this seaside dining retreat has uninterrupted sea views that can be enjoyed from the inside via its glass-fronted windows and for when the temperatures rise, outside on its shaded terrace.
At the bar you’re able to choose from one of the innovative cocktails or something from the extensive wine list whilst you wait for a table to sample some of the delights…
Whether dining from the great value set lunch and pre-theatre menu, for BYO Monday, in the Private Dining Room or in the main restaurant The Salt Room will delight every guest.
|Wine per bottle||£24.00|
Dave Mothersill’s commitment to the bountiful Sussex coast has seen him move from The Coal Shed to its shoreline sister restaurant The Salt Room. From working at such foodie delights as The Ginger Pig and Hotel du Vin, Dave has amassed a wealth of local knowledge when it comes to the very best suppliers and is able to source the freshest of ingredients for his dishes at The Salt Room.
Dave is always keen to use expert local insight to create a distinctive flavour to everything that is served at this stunning location.
The Salt Room Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Not cheap but sea food platter magnificent "
"Excellent in every way. Delicious food, great service and wonderful ambience - even though I set fire to the menu!!"
106 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FA
|Number of Diners:|
|Monday||12 pm‑11 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm‑11 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑11 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑11 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑11 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑11 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm‑9 pm|