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Bill's Restaurant

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The Depot 100 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YE, England
+44 1273 692894
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came across Bills while exploring Brighton and couldn't have been more impressed. The restaurant was very welcoming, bright and full of friendly staff. Food came out quickly and was delicious!

Thank Rachel G
Greater London, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can see this has changed hands and it has become a victim of its own success and being one of the two original Bill's can't be blamed for it. Standards are down service slow food only satisfactory and price over the top. What was a jewel is now paste.

Thank Ultimate007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing breakfast and healthy eating options. Fresh ingredients and family environment. Loved every bit of my visit. And the coffee

Thank Shan M
New York City, New York
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174 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! Just so good to have attentive good service and wonderful food in great surroundings! Breakfast is served even at early lunch time and the servers are as happy to serve a pot of Earl Grey tea as a drink from the bar. I had the Full English Breakfast which was stylishly presented and a masterpiece. One of... More 

Thank spookykenny
East Sussex
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meeting the beloved first born for pre Christmas catch up. We arrange the date well in advance. I am promised she will book as it's likely to be busy in the week before Christmas. Oh how I laughed when I hear nothing has been booked but "lets go to Bills as it's near where I live. I am sure they... More 

Thank hopesprings_7
UK BIrmingham
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here tonight based upon various recommendations. Great location and full on a Tuesday . Great starter and cocktails. However failed on my main. I opted for the venison and cranberry pudding, with mash. A pudding for a northerner is normally suet as steamed. This was pastry full on, but not the main problem. It was very dry and over... More 

Thank hundy
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Saturday lunch time expecting it to be queueing out the door given the reputation it has. We were pleasantly surprised to get probably one of the last tables in there. Despite being busy we were still welcomed warmly and served quickly. The menu is vast and plenty to choose from. Food was served quickly and... More 

Thank Alistair L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere including many homemade specialties like jams and cookies which creates a wonderful homely vibe. Staff is super friendly and the food is amazing! Perfect!

Thank Thomas J
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Unlike the Bill's of Lewes from ten years ago Bill's, I believe it is no longer a family run affair, is now a bit of a chain. However, it does still provide great breakfasts. We were in Brighton so we toddled in for a late Brunch on Saturday. The queue, and there's always a queue, was only two minutes and... More 

Thank David H
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64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Always a good service and food. Once I had to send something back but it was done smoothly and professionally. Quick service and reasonably priced. Friendly staff who are always welcoming and more than happy to help.

Thank Amy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
British, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Depot 100 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 692894
Bill's Brighton restaurant opened in 2005, following the success of Lewes Bill's. Formerly a bus depot, it has a reputation as the place to go for weekend breakfasts, informal business meetings, and after work drinks and dinner.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?