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The Melrose Restaurant

132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
+44 1273 326520
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lunched here recently. Mussels were not great, just watery with onions. Calamari was very good. Fresh fish platter was frozen fish, watery. Scallops were overcooked. Salad was dull and uninspiring . Reasonably priced food and wine. Service charge automatically added! Not really on, customer should...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this restaurant, have not been here for approx. a year and can't believe I waited so long to come back! We had Haddock, Lemon Sole and Cod with chips and salad for lunch with lovely fresh bread and butter (offered to us without us...More

Thank NikkiR47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my team out for dinner, 6 of us in total to start our week long team meeting in Brighton and I was looking for comfortable surroundings with genuinely welcoming people with fish cooked to perfection and they were all found here. Superb! All...More

Thank JonUpchurch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't believe I've finally found the best seafood restaurant in the UK definitely 10+ stars amazingly good food highly recommended

Thank AneBeukes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Other half had moussaka. It looked ok but he said it was a bit bland. I chose oysters which were fine. Waiter was attentive. All in all it was an ok lunch. Wouldn't be going back in a hurry as there are so many places...More

Thank deborah59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had another great meal in this lovely place, this time with my other half and some friends. I was very pleased to see they changed a lot there; from the carpet to a nice wooden floor, new stylish lights and different chairs as well. They...More

Thank Luciana D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chips were nothing special to be honest. Service and staff efficient but not sure I'd go back. So much choice in Brighton, maybe they need to up their game.

Thank 421MaryB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to this restaurant at around 7.30pm and although the restaurant is open until 9.30pm and had quite a few customers there, the owner turned us down. From his explanation (where half was in Italian) I understood that his staff were about to have a...More

Thank Rustam_A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice haddock and chips, good price and great view of the burnt out pier. Good central location. Friendly staff.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Had Mussels to start, glad I didn't,t have as main meal such was the size of the portion. Followed by grilled Sea Bass excellent,added bonus they served cold Keo beer.

Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 326520
Fresh fish, shellfish and seafood restaurant. Scottish Steaks also available. Seafront location. Family run restaurant.(run by the same family for the last 50 years). Outside seating available. Opposite British Airways i360 tower.
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