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#37 of 199 Restaurants in Hove
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208 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
+44 1273 202151
Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here about five or six times, each time better than the previous! Wonderful selection to choose from as well as catering to any and all dietary requirements. Incredible food and well priced too. All along with lovely staff and atmosphere too. Would definitely recommend.

1 Thank Rmillican
Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here. I had a really nice aubergine curry with very coconuty sauce and "string hoppers" - a pile of flat nests of rice-flour noodles - unusual and a great alternative to bread or rice. The place was quiet and the waiters were friendly even to a single diner ordering a small vegetarian meal.

1 Thank Typhlosaurus
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here whilst staying the weekend in Hove, we hadn't booked but they had space on a Friday night for 2 people. I had a spicy tuna dish and my partner a red snapper, both meals were tasty and well cooked and the prices were reasonable. Worth a visit for some good authentic Sri Lanken food.

1 Thank Tebbski
Brighton, United Kingdom
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732 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 798 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have came several times to Moonstone over my years living in Hove. The food in this Sri Lankan restaurant has always been consistently good. On this occasion I stuck with vegetarian dishes and was not disappointed. My main was the spinach and lentil curry which was yummy. The starter were small lentil patties with a yoghurt dressing. My friend... More 

2 Thank John K
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went back last night after not going for a few years. Menu has not changed but it did not matter as the food and service was amazing 10/10

2 Thank Jane C
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I cant rate this place highly enough its a revalation to someone who likes a curry and often struggles to find a good restaraunt. Hits all of my targets, modest menu, food that is obvioulsy cooked fresh, lovely staff and good price. Everything we ate was great although the devilled chicken stood out. Just go.

3 Thank Gerald P
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

You do rely on the restaurant to know what goes into the products it serves. The deep fried lentil dumplings were over cooked when they arrived. We asked for them to be redone. They came back exactly the same - implying that they had been bought frozen from a local retailer and were not as advertised free from gluten. The... More 

Thank TheAFCWombles
Oxford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

My first Sri Lankan restaurant - and what a great experience it was! The flavours are distinctive - although not unrelated to what one finds on the Malabar coast to the North - and some dishes are unique e.g. I have never come across 'devilled' squid which was yummy! So were the string hoppers with accompanying coconut sambal, and the... More 

2 Thank IndianGlobalVillager
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It was ok. I had to ask for a drink when waiting for the rest of the group, after about 10 minutes and it wasn't busy. Nice flavours but nothing special. Worked out about £25 a head with a group of 6 including wine. I was choking often on the vapours which filled the room, from what must have been... More 

Thank MmmHolidays
Banchory, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Staff were very friendly. However food was very poor, very small portions, dry and tasteless.had to wait 30 mins plus for food.

Thank wirvine2016

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Church Road, Hove BN3 2DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 202151

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