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2-6 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
+44 1273 718588
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Tue 12:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am reviewing this hotel once again because it just does not seem to 'get it'. After some staff changes on reception there was a risk that the best part of the hotel would go downhill but I am pleased to say that Reception remains warm, friendly and helpful. It is the best department the hotel has. Whoever is running... More 

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Thank Beenaboutabit1966
Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good value for money. A wide variety self service buffet breakfast + a very good cooked choice. Very clean. Very well mannered & attentive helpful waiters & waitresses.

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Thank Laellya
brighton
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What ? Don't mind paying £70.00 for six glasses for wine nibbles not topped up ... waitress in nose ring and scruffy trainers .no music and I had to go to bar three times to order .. second time bought credit card machine with card and bill ??? Never asked .... so poor never again what's happened here ? Not... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Hotel and exceptional staff , quality of service and food was premium level , prices were not extravagant and the level of quality and value were reflected

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Thank Elfboo
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cote Du Pork special is £55 between two including a bottle of Merlot wine and it made for a really special meal. You have to be hungry and you have to love lots of meat (along with your mini roasties and kale) but this was great grub. The service was a bit patchy - we are still waiting for... More 

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Thank Davidrm1961
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal and worth every penny. They are also doing g a Sunday lunch offer that looked fabulous and we will be trying soon hopefully. Loved the captain's quotes on the walls - you have to go to see them. 😀😀

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Thank Madeleine J
London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Easter Sunday for Sunday lunch. Sunday lunch here is a fixed price menu and excellent value. The lunch comprised of four courses and all were excellent with the "Market Table" (a choice fresh seafood, charcuterie and breads), being outstanding. Unsurprisingly, the restaurant was exceptionally busy, but service was excellent. Excellent choice of wines. I would recommend this hightly.

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Thank jcolesw2
Sussex, UK
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was meant to be a celebration family breakfast. The food arrived and it was immediately obvious that this was going to be a bad experience. The food was poor, the service was worse, the staff had no concept of even a basic ethic to ensure the customer enjoyed their time spent there, we did not. They could not even... More 

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Thank Snorkellbabe
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at the recently refurbished restaurant on Easter Saturday and was pleasantly surprised by some of the improvements. The restaurant has had a makeover since last summer and no longer has the ubiquitous HDV Bistro look about it. The food was pretty good too. The Herdwick Lamb dish was good and portions for main courses generous. My wife had... More 

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Thank Jonathan C
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 12 including kids took advantage of the 4 course Sunday lunch following the Brighton Marathon and were not disappointed. The buffet table is full of variety for adults and kids, just remember to leave room for the following two courses! Service was excellent too. Will definitely be going back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$58
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 718588
Description
The Hotel du Vin Bistro in Brighton is just off the seafront and five minutes from the madly inspiring shops in The Lanes, but who would want to leave? Set in a collection of gothic and Tudor revival buildings built by, so apt, a wine merchant, the hotel has the trademark stylish, witty, super comfortable d��cor that has won the group so many awards. The restaurant is elegant and relaxed and usually full, offering a menu rooted in classic European cuisine with a contemporary edge. The simple classics change seasonally, augmented by head chef Rob Carr���s own creations each day. The extensive, eclectic wine list is central to the hotel, with a great number of choices by the glass.

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