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La Capannina

15 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
+44 1273 680839
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (118 reviews)
“linguine” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (20 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
15 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just popped in from the recommendations on here and was not disappointed!!! It always a good start when the owner greats you at the door and he as well as all the staff are Italian. The wife of gluten intolerant and was nice to see...More

Thank Tomstevensuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on recommendation quite a busy little Italian restaurant. Ordered crab & lobster consommé which didn't really taste that much of either. We then had spaghetti carbonara which was ok and a pizza which was very floppy as the base want cooked enough. All things...More

Thank mcfcfanBournemouth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in fir lunch the service was friendly and efficient the food was tasty and fairly priced. The decor is quite different and the ceiling is different but lovely. Definitely come back here

Thank Olympian1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We fed our young children spaghetti and meatballs and I ate ravioli. We loved it. The staff is Italian. It is cozy, clean, friendly and accepted our walk in at 7 on a Saturday night. Motto bene

Thank Jacquelyn N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here last night. Proper traditional Italian with nice interior and the pizza oven blazing away. Garlic bread and olives to start was great, we chose two pasta specials, one with lobster and my daughter had her favourite carbonara, all were excellent...More

Thank 37Rycroft
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We whey her for a meal family run establishment not big inside quite a romantic setting, the food was delicious and tasty, the staff we very friendly and welcoming would definitely eat her again without a doubt.

Thank arsenalfc61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 of us decided to come here as it was rated one of the best Italian restaurants in Brighton. Upon entry the restaurant looks very small. However if you go downstairs the restaurant has another 15-20 tables. It's so cute downstairs! and at one point...More

Thank ebonyjameskent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little italian restaurant, run by italians which is fantastic. The food was really good, specially the panacotta at the end of the meal. The pizza garlic bread was also top, and I wanted more to take away. Def reccomend it if you are looking...More

Thank Catarina N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just come back from this restaurant after spending time with my.wife at this rated 5th best italian restaurant on the tripadvisor list.We orderded the scallops which were very nice 4 scallops in a delightful creamy sauce.,garlic bread with cheese very nice.Now for the downhill...More

2  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Last visited here in February and foolishly did not point out the cheaper lunch menu outside, this time round though (being a Sunday) there were not offering the £12.95 menu which was a shame, as this time that's what we had wanted. Anyhow, we were...More

Thank Bensonradical
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Matt J
Is there any gluten-free options?
20 November 2015|
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Response from Angela T | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any gluten free options openly available. My daughters gluten free so you have my sympathy. Worth a phone call though
charli t
Hi, I have been trying to call to book a table but the phone just rings and there is never any answer. Has anyone else had this problem?
3 February 2015|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
I have not been in this situation as when I stay in Brighton I am but a few minutes walk to the restaurant;however they do become very busy when open.I have never had to wait for a table and so agree that just showing up may... More
menu please
5 January 2015|
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Response from ChristopherHaslemere | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of pasta dishes, but also catering for meat and fish eaters. Really good olives, and the house wine is very drinkable. Family run and reasonably priced. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 680839
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