Celebrate Christmas in Style at English’s


If you’re looking to celebrate Christmas in style this festive season then look no further than English’s, nestled in the heart of Brighton’s Historic Lanes. We are now taking bookings for business or family parties. We have a range of spaces for hire with varying capacity; Spode Room with a maximum capacity for 26 (two […]

See in the Autumn with our exciting new menus


We are delighted to launch our new Autumn menu at English’s. This launch, however, is slightly different to our usual promotions in that it’s more of an exciting structural change to our menu options, with a variety of delicious new and classic dishes featured for your delectation. First up is our two or three course […]

TABASCO® Brand Oyster Opening Championships 2018


On 11th September 2018 the 26th Annual TABASCO® Brand Oyster Opening Championships were held at Carousel Next Door in London. English’s were represented by the brilliant, Sara Muroni and she did a magnificent job shucking oysters under time pressure. Brian Turner, the Master of Ceremonies, was very impressed by the only female contestant and she […]

Behind the scenes at Brighton & Newhaven Fish Sales


Brighton & Newhaven Fish Sales were one of the proud sponsors of this year’s English’s Chef Off and have been a supplier of English’s for the past 5 years. We spent a day with them and spoke to Director Kier Foster before going behind the scenes at their harbour. How long have you been with BNFS? 10 […]

Summer ‘Show Stoppers’ at English’s

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The Summer is officially here and we’re celebrating by introducing some spectacular additions and returning old favourites to our menu. With a mixture of classic recipes and unique combinations, these dishes are the perfect way to treat yourself over the next few (hopefully) sunny months. Have a read, choose your favourite and book your place […]

New Summer Set Menu


Our Head Chef, Yuri Magni, has worked his magic again for our Summer Set Menu. Below we walk you through three of the main highlights.  Smoked sea reared trout, purple carrot ketchup, clementine, celery, tarragon Ethically farmed trout is smoked to perfection, in house by our talented culinary team. It is then thinly sliced and […]

English’s host Chef Off 2018

Winner Tristan Conway-Grim with the judges

Brighton & Hove’s Best Emerging Chef was crowned yesterday as young chefs from seven of the city’s top restaurants competed in the second English’s Chef Off. English’s of Brighton, a seafood staple of the city with over 150 years of history, hosted the event. English’s owner Simon Leigh-Jones said: “As one of the most established […]

Q & A with Kensington MD Ellis Mendelson


Kensington is the sponsor of this year’s English’s Chef Off and has been a partner of English’s for decades. Providing installation, service and repairs of commercial catering equipment, refrigeration and air conditioning, they play a vital role in keeping our kitchen in the best possible shape. We spoke to Ellis Mendelson, the Managing Director of Kensington. […]

Chef Off 2018


On May 10th, some of Brighton’s best emerging chefs from the city’s most famous restaurants will be taking part in the second, English’s of Brighton ‘Chef Off.’ After last year’s fantastic event was won by Mike White of The Salt Room, the question everyone is asking is ‘who will be crowned Brighton’s best emerging chef […]

From the sea to your plate: Oysters


At English’s we know our oysters inside and out, rock and native, raw and cooked. We’ve been in the seafood business for over 150 years and we’re the only restaurant in the city that provides our customers with four different types of oyster. In the first of a series of blogs about various seafood we […]