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21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
+44 1273 326688
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“souffle” (35 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (35 reviews)
“truffle butter” (12 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent service accompanying a delicious array of dishes. Starters like Salmon and Taste of Autumn were particularly memorable. Well done. It’s lovely to see a small restaurant produce such high quality experience. And it’s worth the money!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a delicious Sunday lunch with friends. We could not have asked for a better service, there was a perfect gap between courses and the staff were attentive at the right times. I have a dairy intolerance and the chef made sure I didn’t...More

2  Thank JMGoodchild
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a really lovely Sunday lunch at the Gingerman. We were a group of 4 and one of our party is dairy intolerant, this was no trouble and almost every menu option was available with tweaks for her, and a special souffle was made for...More

2  Thank ajg104
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for my son's 21st birthday family dinner. We had the tasting menu for a mix of vegetarian, Pescatarian and meat-eating people. Absolutely loved the food. Service was attentive without ever feeling intrusive and the place is so snug and quiet that even...More

3  Thank smojo69
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title suggests I like this place! The ambience and service are always exceptional, the welcome is warm and genuine, the food fantastic so what more could you ask? I have the privilege of eating out quite often and I am lucky enough to...More

2  Thank PaulT73
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only get to visit Brighton once or twice a year which is a shame as we love it. Every time we go, though, we make sure we book The Gingerman. We have been back four or five times at least and we have never...More

2  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food - ever morsel was delicious, attentive service and great atmosphere for a very small restaurant.

3  Thank SarahF462014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this restaurant many times over the last few years. Food and service is always very good or excellent. And it’s good value for money.

3  Thank Bryani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small, intimate place. We went to celebrate a birthday and were not disappointed. We had the tasting menu with wine flight which was superb. In addition, however, there was also an amuse bouche and a pre dessert - I know!! The...More

3  Thank theladylunches
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We selected the tasting menu with accompanying wine flight and were delighted with the whole experience. Given that the place has a reputation of needing to be booked months in advance (which we did), it was probably less than half full. We therefore didn't feel...More

3  Thank Ken W
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Sophia O
29 October 2017|
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Response from pamelamck | Property representative |
Sorry just seen this. No there isn't a dress code. Best way to get hold of us is through our website. Thanks
dean h
16 July 2017|
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Response from pamelamck | Property representative |
There is lots of street parking in Princess Crescent (long stay) or The King Alfred (short stay) car park.
11 April 2017|
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Response from smojo69 | Reviewed this property |
We've been here tonight and had a fabulous vegetarian taster menu. Just let them know I'm advance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21A Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 326688
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In Norfolk Square, The Gingerman Restaurant has a small, intimate dining room and a superb menu of modern British cuisine made with fresh, local produce. Full of unique character, the stylish restaurant possesses a great reputation within the city. With intimate lighting and simple wooden furnishings, this Brighton eatery has a warm, cosy ambience. The delicious dishes from the seasonal gourmet menu include slow roasted pork belly with creamy mash, cumin spiced lamb rack with black cardamom puree and coconut chutney or pig cheek ravioli with saffron jus. A classy list of wines and premium champagnes will complement your meal. Gingerman restaurant offers smart, unpretentious dining in vibrant Brighton.
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