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1 Bartholomews, Brighton BN1 1HG, England
+44 1273 733085
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What struck me immediately was the quality of the music: far more left field and interesting than the aural wallpaper one usually hears. The cocktails were beautifully made and presented along with a lovely range of cheeses and membrillo. An excellent night spot.

Thank David R
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here recently with my partner and it was truly exceptional from the moment we walked in, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff, great food and fantastic ambience all made for a phenomenal evening, highly recommended!

Thank Cidermonster
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow.... Where do I start. From the moment I walked through the door with my girlfriend on a stormy 19th November we were greeted with warmth and smiles. Shown to our table within minutes. Wine list was good, and the menu was amazing, but more than that was the taste, it was a taste like I have never experienced before,... More 

Thank carlhiroigrant
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yeah mad how enjoyable this was it was terrific when you first read gluten free and french you immediately want to bail and go maccy d's but persistence was the key. try their garlic pesto with bread for starter you'll be knee deep in heavenly tastes. don't forget a cocktail to start your day they're terrific

Thank Marzss
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a drink at the bar and afternoon snack and came back next day for Sunday lunch and fell in love with this place. Quite small place – so best to book.

Thank CharlieRobertson94
Brighton uk
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With many places to choose from in Brighton we thought we would give this place a try. We went here for that man's birthday lunch and we were not disappointed. We opted for the 3 courses for £20, with a £2 sup for the steak. Excellent ingredients and all beautifully cooked. Sadly we didn't try the wine, but the menu... More 

Thank travelgogo_12
Worthing, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally managed to visit this pace after several recommendations from foodie friends and was not disappointed in the slightest. Shared the meat platter, included duck, pork belly and ox cheek with a side of the fries with truffle. All delicious but the pork with kimchi was incredible. Great bottle of red wine, their range of all natural wines is extensive... More 

Thank TaniaThomas
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for an evening for two of us and the food service and atmosphere were excellent. The sharing meat platter was excellent. We were delighted with the friendly, efficient but not fussy service. We'll be back next time we're in Brighton.

Thank JimmyConrad
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...and that's all I got as a negative, really. The atmosphere in Plateau is just ace, its got such a good buzz, the mixed drinks are to kill for and the food is ace. It's the service which marks it out though - so helpful, so genuine, so accurately confident about their food, which they clearly know. And oh golly,... More 

Thank HarryHarrold
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There's only one thing to say really about this places, fantastic!! The bar is not just well stocked in products but also in staff lead by the amazing Johan and his two disciples Jon and Jonny. Great wine, all natural and what a revelation too, no pinot grigio or NZ sav blanc!! obviously these peeps cater to taste rather than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
French, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bartholomews, Brighton BN1 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 733085
Independent bar à vin, restaurant & cocktail bar based in The Lanes, BrightonWe are a unique bar à vin & restaurant with a passion for great food & wine. We have put a great deal of time & love into selecting our wines. At Plateau you can discover interesting & affordable wines that you are unlikely to see on other local wine lists. Our selection is mostly natural with some biodynamic & organic examples. We have sourced wines from local Sussex producers to renowned names & newcomers. To soak up the wine we serve ‘bites’, small dishes perfect to share or great as a starter. Follow your ‘bites’ with a ‘plateau’ to share or a 'plat' & that’s our dinner experience… although don’t forget dessert! Our chefs source organic, fresh, local produce as much as possible.Did we mention the cocktails? They’re probably the best in town & although we don’t serve Carlsberg we do serve some pretty imaginative beers from around the world. We have some top quality spirits, including some rare rum, whisky & cognac…and I almost forgot, keep an eye out for the ‘cocktail de la semaine’ & ‘beer of the moment’.There is no set way to visit Plateau, you can match the wine to the food or the food to the wine. Pop in just for a drink, a few bites or a three-course meal – the idea is that you do whatever suits you.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?