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Good Friends

25 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
+44 1273 779836
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“duck” (14 reviews)
“tripe” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
25 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
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Reviews (118)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend were staying in a near by hotel and popped in here for dinner. It was the best Chinese food we have had in years! Lovely food, piping hot, fast service and very friendly.

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not booked but a table was found for us without any fuss. Always encouraging that about 50% diners were ethnic Chinese. We each ordered a noodle dish (not very hungry) and had a bottle of house red wine and were happy. There are...More

Thank isay55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant offers the standard UK Chinese food as well as the better more authentic Chinese food. The service was friendly and well timed. We were a group of 7 so we ordered a variety of dishes to share and they were all good. All...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been several times to what we regard as one of the best authentic Chinese restaurants outside of London. Great service, great food and friendly staff. What else can you ask for?

Thank KitKat1207
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The four star rating is based on the food and not on the friendliness of the staff who were very abrupt and couldn't put a smile on there face. It was 10 pm but that is not late to most restaurants. However the food was...More

Thank gjbell
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered half a crispy aromatic duck. It wasn't on menu but can be done. Ordered some crispy noodles with pork and seasonal vegetables but was only allowed without the vegs. Asked to have the duck first! No.Had a plate of barbecued pork on rice. noodles-crispy...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were presently surprised by this restaurant. Really friendly staff lovely food and nothing was to much trouble

Thank claireloupul
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Very popular restaurant, stripped back with a lively atmosphere. Traditional tasting food (recommend the chilli seafood mix & the duck) and there's plenty of it. The staff are very friendly & helpful. Would go back for sure.

Thank Gazz1066
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My mother in law , who has visited every Chinese restaurant in Brighton and Hove, tells us that Good Friends serves the most authentic meals. She complained a little, don't all mothers in law, that their food is now served in smaller bowls and that...More

Thank oshooshoosho
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always serves excellent Chinese food; good vegetarian option. The aubergine dish is exceptional. Simple surroundings; good wine list

Thank Varadarajan K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 779836
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