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MasterChef: The Professionals 2013 winner Steven Edwards has opened his first restaurant, in Hove; four, five and eight-course seasonal tasting menus, using local Sussex produce, will be on offer. Edwards previously worked at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and The Pass near Horsham, alongside Matt Gillan whose solo venture Pike + Pine has opened in Brighton.

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Summary

£102
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Steven Edwards’s cooking is “breathtakingly good” at this converted bank in Hove, near the seafront, where diners can choose to eat five, seven or nine courses. The venue from a MasterChef: The Professionals winner has lived up to its early promise, generating enough trade to justify expansion and redesign, completed in late 2021, which has increased its size, taken on a new monochrome look and created a subterranean bar. There’s also a “great range of exceptional and different wines from across the world”.

Summary

£95
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fine dining experience without a fine dining ambience” – MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards continues to cook up a storm at his converted bank in Hove, which offers a choice of five-, seven- or nine-course menus. All reports are of “attention to detail, with a personal touch” resulting in food with “depth of flavour and delicacy that’s a level up from most other such places”. Top Tip – “juice flight for the non-alcoholic drinkers”.

Summary

£95
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fine dining experience without a fine dining ambience” – MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards continues to cook up a storm at his converted bank in Hove, which offers a choice of five-, seven- or nine-course menus. All reports are of “attention to detail, with a personal touch” resulting in food with “depth of flavour and delicacy that’s a level up from most other such places”. Top Tip – “juice flight for the non-alcoholic drinkers”.

Summary

£83
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Right at the top of the vibrant Brighton food scene”, chef Steven Edwards is now earning high acclaim for the tasting menus at his debut venture in Hove. “On our second visit, six courses had grown to eight for the same price – and all were very good”. A former Masterchef: The Professionals winner, Edwards showcases local Sussex produce – “it’s always good to hear him explain the details of the food”.

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Reviews of Etch Restaurant in BN3, Brighton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Etch restaurant.
Iain B
Our first visit after their extension, only...
Reviewed 11 months,

"Our first visit after their extension, only slightly larger but with a more spacious open kitchen. Another fine dinner nut maybe not so outstanding as some earlier visits."

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 100.00 Always available 9
Menu2 85.00 Always available 7
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
216 Church Rd, Brighton, BN3 2DJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday6:30 pm‑8 pm
Thursday6:30 pm‑8 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑8 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑8 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm

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