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Food for Friends

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The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
+44 1273 202310
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a business dinner a couple of days ago and it was lovely. Good wine, good food, good service. I would definitely recommend the place.

1 Thank diegothereviewer
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really like this all veggie restaurant. Bit on the fancy side but v tasty. We find we have to order a bread platter as portion sizes not so filling. And we aren't obese!

Thank ToddPolFamily
Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food and exceptionally good service. Went with the husband and had a great time from the moment we entered to time we left.

Thank Samantha H
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In my humble opinion, the food is quite regular: I have been at many veggie restaurants in different countries and this one is nothing special. I ate the homemade open ravioli and the truth is that the dish was quite bland. Furthermore, the place is not very comfortable because the tables are very close to each other. However, what I... More 

Thank Ana A
Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday in Brighton. We considered several restaurants and then I suddenly remembered I had visited Food for Friends about four years ago on a business dinner which I had really enjoyed. I booked the night before and was so delighted to be given the best table for two at the curved window (even... More 

Thank Rosie186390
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful Great food Great service Very busy friendly restaurant Will recommend to all our friends and we will return soon Thank you

Thank Globalme133
Hove, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a reluctant first visitor as not a vegetarian - although I won't become one this place convinced me that don't need meat for a great meal. Good service and ambience (although a couple of tables are a little cramped), but the food is the star - been back several times since - always been good, but please bring back... More 

Thank Mark R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern vegetarian restaurant which is Ambiant and friendly. Great, professional waiting staff. Food is delicious and to a high standard. Recommend a visit. Try the platter for 2.

Thank LTF10
Steyning, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeted on entering and taken straight to our table.Busy and quite noisy which adds to the atmosphere .Hate being the only customers in a restaurant!Lady (polish)who looked after us was lovely a real credit to the company.Food was amazing and tasty was full after two courses though saw cheesecake on the online menu and had already ordered it in my... More 

Thank wwjd72
Steyning, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for Sunday lunch with my family to celebrate sons birthday. 2nd visit and damn was it good. Great atmosphere. Service is warm and natural and pitched just right, felt able to ask anything about the food and gave us some great tips on ideas for making things at home. The food was very tasty and presented to a... More 

Thank Coxy2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lanes 17 Prince Albert Street, Brighton BN1 1HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 202310
Voted 'Best Restaurant' in the Brighton Foodie Awards 2012Good food Guide 2013Food for Friends restaurant in Brighton has been in the vanguard of vegetarian cuisine for more than twenty five years. Set in The Lanes, Brighton’s most happening district, Food for Friends has slowly spread over three shop fronts, developing a labyrinth of brightly lit, modern dining rooms kitted out with stylish minimalism, some overlooking the bustling lanes outside. Cuisine from around the globe is created using predominantly local, organic ingredients, some delivered by bike. Vegans and those with food allergies and intolerances are well cared for here. Wines are organic and mainly vegan, coffee is fairtrade, and an irresistible afternoon tea is served.

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