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Riddle and Finns The Beach

Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
+44 1273 821218
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (252 reviews)
“crab” (120 reviews)
“razor clams” (41 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on sun 12th as a couple and was impressed with the food, staff and the views from the upstairs tables, starters of prawns a scallops were fantastic and half a lobster for main. All in all a great evening my only gripe is the...More

Thank bludclartmickyfinn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love Brighton's best fish restaurant on the beach enjoying the sunshine (if you can get a table arriving when they open is your best bet) my favourite is the Crab linguine a glass of Pol Roger and the ambience. I do also love the lanes...More

Thank Dollyncrumpy
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have eaten here loads of times over the yrs. Never ever has this place been a anything but fantastic. I always have the whole wok fried crab, yummy, or the linguine. My daughter loves the calamari, And oysters raw or cooked so good. Great...More

Thank SundayLoves
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went for dinner after booking a few hours before. We had the catch of the day (plaice) and crab linguine, both were excellent. The location is really nice with it being on the beach too. I would definitely recommend for anyone...More

Thank adam882015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was wrong from the outset, starters not available, a raw main course for one of our party and the alternative replacement didn't arrive even after 15 minutes so we decided to call it a day. Desserts offered on the house which were a plate...More

1  Thank Russell D
Riddles_Manager, General Manager at Riddle and Finns The Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to Riddle and Finns the Beach. I am sorry to hear about your disappointment which I can appreciate particularly as it was a birthday celebration. We pride ourselves on both the quality of our produce and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The starters were nice, however this was my second choice, as ran out of scallops at 8.15pm! So I chose the squid which was nice. 4 of us dinning but had to wait for the 4th to arrive. Then from there the food got worse....More

Thank pigletcld77
Riddles_Manager, General Manager at Riddle and Finns The Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to Riddle and Finns the Beach and I am sorry to hear of your disappointing experience with us. We are very proud of our fresh produce and amazing team in the kitchen, however, I acknowledge to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I ordered the risotto with fresh orange juice, my friends ordered curry and lemonade. We also order 1/2 lobsters and 6 oysters. The weather was so good that day, as visitors, we walked a long time that day and so hungry so when the food...More

Thank Yujie Z
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We sat outside on a warm(ish) August evening and shared four starters and a side, which was just right. The mussels in chilli and ginger were superb along with bream ceviche, smoked salmon and fish cakes. We enjoyed lovely wine, including a local sparkling wine,...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this restaurant and we were expecting great things. There were several pros and a few cons. Firstly, although an authentic and quaint style inside, for the top dollar food they were serving, a less casual environment would have been...More

Thank 1Yum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have thought about dining here on a few Brighton visits, but there are always a few comments about variable service which with a meal for two with wine costing north of £100 put us off. Overall this was a fantastic experience and only a...More

1  Thank WineHighlander
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Sally S
7 August 2017|
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Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello Sally S, Yes, I would advise making a reservation with us at the beach as we do get pretty busy. You can contact us on 01273 821218. We hope to see you soon
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singleladyguest
30 July 2017|
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Response from ManagerRF | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow dogs on the terrace. We do not book these tables, so please feel free to turn up for a table. Riddle & Finns - The Beach
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singleladyguest
30 July 2017|
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Response from Riddles_Manager | Property representative |
Hi Yes we do allow dogs on the outside terrace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$99
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arch 139, Brighton BN1 2FN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 821218
  • E-mail
Description
Now open on the beachfront – Riddle & Finns II is the sister restaurant to the highly acclaimed Riddle & Finns in The Lanes.
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