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Interview with Simon Leigh-Jones, owner of English’s

Clifford Leigh-Jones and French Head Chef de Kaye

This month Simon and his family are celebrating their 70th anniversary at English’s of Brighton. In 1945 Simon’s father Clifford bought English’s from A W English’s sons, and rumour has it that Mr English took his last breath behind the bar, shucking oysters. Find out how Simon became involved in running the restaurant, in our interview […]

Celebrate 70 years with our Anniversary Menu


We’re pleased to announce that our 70th Anniversary Menu is now available to order at English’s of Brighton! In this very special menu you’ll find dishes from across the decades; many have stood the test of time and are still served today, and all have been firm favourites with our customers. You’ll also find a […]

Celebrating 70 years at English’s with a special anniversary menu

This year marks a very special anniversary for us at English’s. It is 70 years since Simon’s father bought the restaurant, and the Leigh-Jones family have been at the helm ever since. Over the years we have seen some famous faces pass through our doors, as well as a few ghostly apparitions. As the seasons […]