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Donatello

1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
+44 1273 775477
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (321 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
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Reviews (2,141)
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1 - 10 of 2,056 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Sunday evening . A lovely welcome fab service and amazing food . Loved the aubergine parmigani and seafood risotto blue cheese amazing wine good desserts great . Meal for three £60 recommend this place can't wait to come back

Thank myring1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been to this Italian before a few ages ago and we visited again Donatello had been refurbished looked amazing with a great salad bar selection the staff members were friendly and informative of options one staff member was quite rude when she messed...More

Thank Holly W
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your overall experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Again... about 9th or 10th time here and again was superb! Read the reviews.... Staff great Food great Atmosphere great (if just a tad too noisy but wouldn't say it was a problem) Price wise very good and certainly reasonable in today's market! Keep it...More

Thank jamesmason885111
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review; we are glad you enjoy your experiences with us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't usually go to Italians but was impressed with the food, we were sat downstairs just at the bottom of the steps, Be careful when moving from your seat, the table is in a raised area and there is a step, as the lighting is...More

Thank keithfT2288JH
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review – and thank you very much for the note about the step, which we will pass onto the management.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I've got to be honest here as I used to deliver the soft drinks to this establishment. In all the time that I delivered here there was never any mess on the floors, all rubbish was removed immediately outside. The chef (a hard worker) was...More

Thank Colin M
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is the best.. was in Brighton for the day with my partner and two teenage daughters ..didn't book restaurant but was seated straight away considering they were very busy. We've been coming to Donatello's for over 10 years now and there standards and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review; we are thrilled to welcome you each time and to hear that you enjoy your experiences. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Busy time part of the restaurant opened for the time but poor service and omly interested in closing this section of the restaurant by the time we had finished the main course we were looking for the table to be cleared and order puddings and...More

Thank Michael U
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review; we are sorry you didn’t find your experience with us enjoyable but we will take your comments on board.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy Italian food and want a relaxed meal in pleasant surroundings then eat here. the staff were very good and catered well for 4 adults and a toddler.

Thank Mrfrows
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal, lovely friendly staff & a wonderful location, in the Lanes, but out the way, so it was really nice, I have paid loads to eat in places that were not as good as this was. I really cant complain at...More

Thank garydrew1968
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review; we are glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for my partners birthday. The starter and pizzas were amazing. The garlic bread was very poor TBH. Very good price, and nice atmosphere. Waiters could be a little better but other then that a very nice day out

Thank wxavier72
donatello-brighton, Public Relations Manager at Donatello, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review; we are glad you enjoyed your overall experience and will take your comments on board. We hope to see you again soon!

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MacM874
Is the seafood/fish that you serve caught locally and from sustainable sources?
22 July 2015|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the answer to your question. I would think that you would get an answer from someone at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Brighton Place | The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 775477
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