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Free Fizz Throughout December!

Free Glass of Fizz

Throughout December we are offering a free glass of fizz for each guest when 6 or more people book (available Sunday – Friday, not bookable with Weekday Lunch or Lobster Day menus). Come and celebrate at English’s in unique surroundings in the heart of Brighton, with superb food and service. To claim the free fizz […]

New Three Course Lunch offer and the return of Lobster Day!

There may not be any such thing as a ‘free lunch’, however, our new three course weekday lunch menu is the next best thing! The menu includes: Starters: Bisque, crab & lobster, brandy cream, croutons; Mussels marinières, shallot, garlic, white wine, cream, thyme Mains: Sussex ale battered fish & chips, cod loin, mushy peas, tartare […]

English’s wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for Hospitality

Trip Advisor Travellers Choice 2022 Award Winner

We’re delighted to have been recognised by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travellers’ Choice award winner for the Hospitality category. The award celebrates businesses that have received great traveller reviews from diners around the globe on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, English’s consistently delivered positive experiences to diners. […]

New Autumn Menu

new autumn menu

Autumn is here and we’re very far from spring and its sweet follies, from summer and its exalted passions. The days are shorter, the nights colder, and yet the seasonal dishes from our new Autumn Menu are a perfect mix of warmth, colour and flavour. Head chef, Yuri Magni, has created some gorgeously simple yet […]

Simon Leigh-Jones: 50 not out. Part one

This is a momentous year in English’s history as it marks the 50th anniversary that Simon Leigh-Jones, English’s owner, started working at the restaurant. From cleaning the walk-in-fridge to helping in the kitchen, restaurant and office, Simon has certainly earned his stripes in the restaurant over the years! We sat down with Simon and asked […]

Spring has sprung: new season, new menu

Well, we can at last say with some certainty, that spring has most certainly sprung into life. The weather is more settled and warmer, flowers are getting the right temperature to grow and our terrace parasols are once again visible from their hibernation… As the comedian Robin Williams once put it: “Spring is nature’s way […]

English’s and Rathfinny Wine Estate in new Partnership.

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership between English’s and the esteemed, Rathfinny Wine Estate. Rathfinny is family-owned Wine Estate, established in 2010 by Mark and Sarah Driver, dedicated to producing some of the world’s finest vintage sparkling wines from a perfect site in Sussex, England. Located on a wonderful south-facing slope in […]

Welcome Jonathan Speirs, our new General Manager!

You may have noticed when you’ve visited us recently that there’s been a changing of the guard in the restaurant. Out goes much loved and valued General Manager, Andries J. Pienaar, fondly known to staff and customers alike as ‘Andre’, and into his position comes English’s stalwart and Oysterman, Jonathan Speirs. Whilst we’re sad to […]

Have a glass of Laurent Perrier on us!

Let’s face it, it’s been a difficult time for everyone recently, so we’ve decided to give all of our customers a ‘glass’ of light and bubbly relief throughout January. Until stocks last, every customer that books a table throughout January 2022, will receive a complementary glass of Laurent Perrier. Terms & Conditions are set out […]

Have a happy, peaceful and safe Christmas.

What a(nother) year it’s been! Christmas at least offers us a chance to kick back, to rest and reflect and be with our loved ones, although at the time of sending this, there are still some uncertainties around what the immediate future might bring. One thing is certain, here at English’s we will continue to […]