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The Old Bank Steak & Ribs

120 St. Georges Road | Kemptown Village, Brighton BN2 1EA, England
+44 1273 682200
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (182 reviews)
“steak” (256 reviews)
“t bone” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
120 St. Georges Road | Kemptown Village, Brighton BN2 1EA, England
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1 - 10 of 767 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only too often do I read a review, look forward to the visit and then are disappointed by the food or service. Just had a fabulous dining experience, food amazing and service by Tom exceptional. Thank youMore

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank PippaT924
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Pippa, I know that feeling well! So pleased to read that you had a "fabulous dining experience " - it doesn't get better than that, thank you so much. Tom also sends his gratitude for your kind words. Look forward to welcoming you back....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was exceptional and the evening was made better by the service from our waitress Zoe. She was very helpful and very enthusiastic about her job.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank nikki l
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Nikki, Thank your for describing the food as "exceptional " and your kind words about Zoe (a wee star!) went down very well - she sends her thanks. Look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Stephen.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The steaks we ordered arrived cold and had to be sent back. They were stone cold, not just cooling a bit. The bearnaise sauce was not freshly made - probably from a jar which can be ok but this was deeply unpleasant. Would have given...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Celanda
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Celanda, So sorry your steaks disappointed but pleased that Veli handled your complaint so well. All seemed fine on her second check back and believe you had a pleasant evening with Kevin, our Friday night table magician. Given our status as Brighton's No.1 Steakhouse,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christmas can be a busy time of year. We had a great family meal in December -good service, good wine recommendations and excellent steaks. The kids loved the meal, grandad did too. Everyone had an excellent time. Top tip: book online or call to avoid...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Greg_Edwards
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Greg, Your very kind review was music to the team's collective ear. The notion that our appeal spanned 3 generations is as good as it gets, thank you. We're very proud that Tripadvisor has given us the accolade of No.1 Steakhouse in Brighton &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault this restaurant. Top quality food and service! Amazing thank you! Going back again end of January 2019. 👍👍

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank J3012LAjow
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Reviewer ( sorry, can't decipher your name!) Thank you so much for your kind words and we look forward to welcoming you back at the end of January. Regards, Stephen.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in last minute at the old bank. Staff are attentive, decor is lovely. I had a small rump - cooked beautifully, with chips- crispy and fluffy inside. My partner had a burger. Food was incredible. We will be taking advantage of the deals they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jasmineskyl
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jasmine, Many thanks for taking the time and trouble to post a review. Having read it, your 4 star rating rather took the wind from my sails as I feel the absence, ( or presence?) of tomato and onion in the burger was, in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of friends-some who’d been working on Christmas Day so we went for a’catch up’ dinner. Great steaks cooked to perfection, great chicken - the ghoulash could have been a bit thicker. Great attentive service by Tom. ThanksMore

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Diablo6
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Diablo, I am very impressed that you were working on Christmas Day – you certainly deserved a night out after that. I was very pleased that your visit to the Old Bank did not disappoint, especially under those circumstances and that Tom delivered his...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in what seems a quieter side of Brighton. We called in last night and must comment that there was EXCELLENT ambience, EXCELLENT food and EXCELLENT staff. TOM looked after us very well and we certainly look forward to going again!More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Sean C
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sean, EXCELLENT review - thank you so much! It is not often that we get three "excellents" in a short review and it is very much appreciated, as were the compliments about Tom who sends his thanks. We also look forward very much to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I went here for the fourth time for our 23rd anniversary dinner .. as usual it was excellent and our server Tom was, as usual, fun fridndly and helpful It would be nice if they did a mixed grill though ;-)More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Nick W
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nick, Firstly, if I may, please accept our congratulations for 23 years of wedded bliss! It's quite an achievement and I'm so pleased that our team and especially Tom, made the evening memorable. Like you, I am a fan of mixed grills and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not having eaten at the Old Bank for a couple of years, we were really excited about the chance to celebrate our son's birthday with a real blow-out. The food is so good and the servings so generous, that it's a crime to eat there...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Robin S
Stephen L, Owner at The Old Bank Steak & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Robin, It sounds as though you took on a veritable feast! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and for the five star review. Your compliments about the service were extremely kind and have been shared with our waiting team. Birthdays are important...More

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Response from craigbaskerville | Reviewed this property |
Yes but the restaurant places you away from other diners which is good and professional
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Hi Mark, Yes we do take American Express. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St. Georges Road | Kemptown Village, Brighton BN2 1EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 682200
  • E-mail
Description
The Old Bank Steak & Ribs Restaurant is a great place for family and friends to enjoy freshly prepared delicious and good quality steaks, pork ribs, fresh fish, burgers, vegetarian meals and salads. The kids menu has a good choice of fresh meals including a drink and ice cream for £5.95
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