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The Buccaneer

€€ - €€€, Cafe, Seafood
186 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
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“baguette” (5 reviews)
“club sandwich” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, British
€€ - €€€
186 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here on Saturday 21st when the temperature hit 23 and Brighton was packed. We waited 15 minutes before the waitress who couldn’t speak English attempted to take our drinks order. We waited and waited and then reordered with her when she came out...More

Thank Lagerlout61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little beach side place, drinks are more reasonably priced than some of the other bars on the beach and the chips are a generous serving. What made it special was how attentive the staff were, they were friendly and helpful even though they were...More

Thank Elisabeth P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very attentive and the food was extremely filling, warm and tasty, just what was needed!!! Great location.

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped by late one afternoon for coffee and cake. Not much cake left though but what we had was lovely. The views are great, just sit and watch the world go by.

Thank pete_laws231
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great place for a drink ,snack or light meal on the seafront. We had a couple of beers and an Aperol Spritz, to wash away very tasty Calamari. Excellent al fresco stuff on Friday the 10th November!

3  Thank Dutchtay
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Visited here for a Birthday lunch. Had the crab sandwich and fish and chips. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was cooked fresh to order and arrived within 20 minutes. Tasty food and very reasonably priced for location on Brighton seafront. Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch...More

1  Thank CleopatraLuxor
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The food here was great but the Waitresses struggled to understand what we were saying. We asked several times for things but didn't seem to get what we asked for. On ordering Fish and Chips for Children we told the waitress 3 times we required...More

1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Gorgeous sunny day, perfect for alfresco by the sea. I ordered the fish n chips which were very good. The portion was very large and the fish was cooked to perfection. The chips were good as were the mushy peas. The waitress was quick to...More

1  Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Excellent little cafe on the beach front. Tried the prawn sandwich and the prawns were so soft and tasty. Down on holiday at Brighton Marina, got a taxi down to the sea front past the sea life centre and the Bucanneer sits nicely next to...More

Thank tonto1962
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the old ship hotel and we came here for breakfast twice. Very friendly staff, table service right on the beach front to watch the world go by. I had a sausage sandwich and my husband had porridge and toast then second...More

Thank rowe1986
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
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