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Bali Brasserie

4.2
95 reviews
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£25 and under
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Indonesian / Malaysian
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A fixture on the Hove dining scene, the Bali Brasserie is a fun and exotic hideaway on Kingsway Court that is a popular spot for parties and drinks-and-dinner dates. Quirky and luscious at the same time, the Bali Brasserie is a great place for after-work drinks and schmoozy luncheons, and the Tropical Bar – which is furnished with pool tables and a dance floor - hosts live blues, jazz and reggae bands every Thursday night. The Indonesian / Malaysian menu is filled with tropical treats - make sure you save room for the popular beef Rendang curry cooked with spices and coconut and the flambéed banana drizzled with liqueurs, butter and cinnamon served with coconut ice cream.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Indonesian / Malaysian
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Hours of Operation
Tues - Sun: 12:00pm - 2:00pm, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
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01273 323810
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AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Casual Dress
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Takeout
What 95 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.4
service
3.9
ambience
4.2
value
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3.0Dined on 9 February 2018

The food was fantastic, we were very impressed with the flavours of the dishes. The service was excellent nothing was too much trouble and we were very well looked after. It was very quiet in the restaurant it wasn't very busy and so that felt a little awkward but nothing that could be helped.

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5.0Dined on 29 December 2017

Had our first date at the bali brasserie and returned 6 years on. So wish we hadn't left it so long. The reception was warm and helpful. Service staff were polite and efficient. The food was out of this world with staff helping with our choice. We had a mixed starter. Plenty of variety. Then two a fish dishes and a prawn dish to follow. Both were clearly prepared with fresh ingredients. Definatly be returning very soon.

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4.0Dined on 4 November 2017

Good food and good service. Good value too. Would come again

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5.0Dined on 20 October 2017

Have not been here for a while and it was lovely . Good food and service.

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3.0Dined on 1 September 2017

There was a wedding on so they were slightly distracted.

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5.0Dined on 25 August 2017

Always consistently good. A firm favourite of the family.

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5.0Dined on 30 March 2017

Great food, wonderful staff and good value. What else can you ask for?!

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5.0Dined on 7 December 2016

Has been refurbished since last there - great modern feel whilst retaining the established good customer service and excellent food.

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5.0Dined on 19 November 2016

Great food as always, friendly atmosphere, excellent service, vegetarian options. Can be a bit noisy if there is a party in the bar otherwise a great venue

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4.0Dined on 4 November 2016

Retro place with very nice food.

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5.0Dined on 21 October 2016

Food quality and choice was excellent. We had the buffet and it was beautiful. Good wide choice. Service was very friendly and attentive. Beautiful authentic decor. Very comfortable seating. Was well worth the drive from Worthing.

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4.0Dined on 20 October 2016

A la carte choice excellent. Buffet good variety of choices. Service dood.

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4.0Dined on 7 October 2016

Delicious,reasonably -priced food in a kitsch/retro setting. Friendly and attentive service. It has to be experienced!

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4.0Dined on 16 September 2016

Love this place. Met some friends for dinner and ate a la carte rather than buffet. Food is superb value and the wine list is also well priced (starts at £16 a bottle). It used to have a wonderfully cheesy vibe to it, helped by the 70's decor but it's just had a refurb. It has lost some of it's charm if I am totally honest but our waiter informed us that they still have lots more coming, new furniture, wall art etc so it's not yet finished yet. Service was fantastic as it always has been on visits in the past too.
I'm local to the area, I think this place is great fun and I hope to be dining here for years to come.

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2016

Being here for the first time, looking for an alternative to Chinese cuisine, tried their Nasi Goreng (Indonesia Fried Rice) and it was excellent! The staff were excellent and attentive to your needs as well! Will definitely visit again.

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3.0Dined on 17 October 2015

Poor food for the prices they have. The staff were really friendly and tried their best to make us feel really good, but the food was nothing special. It was like flying Ryanair for the price of Cathay Pacific.

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4.0Dined on 17 October 2015

We had a lovely meal here - we were well looked after by friendly attentive staff. We had a drink in the bar while we ordered. It was comfortable - not the most subtle cocktail -a bit sweet- but a nice experience. We enjoyed the food very much -the fish curry was fabulous. We would go again.

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2.0Dined on 1 October 2015

My friend and I enjoyed the satay ayam topped with peanut sauce and keripik.
Their sambal blachan was definitely spicy enough ( we can handle the heat )
We tried the ayam kari, daging tiram and udang asam manis but nothing special to be honest and the mee goreng was disappointing.
Warung Tujuh (7 Pool Valley) another Indonesian restaurant offers dishes that taste more authentic.

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4.0Dined on 12 September 2015

As always, the food was excellent and service attentive.

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5.0Dined on 31 July 2015

I've eaten here many times, and have never been disappointed. Good service, great food at a very good price. What's not to love?

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2.0Dined on 7 March 2015

I didn't like this place at all. The setting should have put me off, it's located in what appears to be a social housing block.

Food was full to ordinary and the place was full of noisy drunken birthday parties.

Many seemed to be enjoying themselves and I think my sustain is entirely due to snobbery and having had the good fortune to go to so many better restaurants.

If you like holiday camps, you'll probably enjoy the Bali Brasserie...

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2.0Dined on 18 September 2014

The staff were very friendly but were let down by the worst service I have seen. The starters were slow coming, but we had the early arrival of a side dish of prawn crackers. We then waited 45 minutes for the main dish to arrive. When it came only 1 of the 2 rice dishes arrived. I tried to attract the attention of staff. At one point I indicated to someone on the way to refill the buffet that I wanted attention but she returned to the kitchen by a longer route to avoid us. I had to leave my seat to find someone. People to our left waited even longer & again only 1 rice dish arrived. Couple on our right had to get up to find staff to take the order. They had the nerve to add a 10% service charge. Food excellent but will not return.

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4.0Dined on 29 August 2014

We had booked in to the hotel across the road from the Brasserie, and needed somewhere else to eat. After looking at the menu on the outside of the Brasserie, we decided to give it a try. I found OpenTable by using my phone's Google, and joined it. We booked for two of us for the evening (a Friday), and were well pleased when we got there.
The food was superb, full flavoured, but not too hot. The underlying tastes could be separately identified, and made a super combination, a very good chef was in that kitchen.
The service was good, and when two friends arrived unexpectedly, they were catered for with no fuss.

This is a good restaurant, well done!

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5.0Dined on 26 August 2014

The service was excellent. We have been coming here for years. My daughter chose to come here to celebrate her birthday. We love the rice table, the large crackers with chilli, satay and soup before starting the buffet are always excellent.

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5.0Dined on 18 January 2014

If you are in the Brighton/Hove area, eat at this restaurant. It is outstandingly good. Firstly the welcome is friendly and genuine and then you encounter the food - WOW. We have visited Malaysia several times (in fact it is our favourite country) and the food here was at least as good as food we have had there. In fact one of the courses (option #1 on the menu) was probably the best main course I have ever had!

Don't be put off by the entrance to the restaurant - it feels like going into a tower block. Just follow the signs - it is easy enough.

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4.0Dined on 25 December 2013

We had the Christmas Lunch so I am not able to comment on the Indonesian/Malaysian food. When we arrived they did not have our reservation, but the owner was able to let us have a table. Staff were friendly and efficient.

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2.0Dined on 27 September 2013

It really wasn't the best ambience place so good for a cheap and cheerful meal. Wouldn't go on a date there!

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5.0Dined on 5 April 2013

We had heard the adverts for Bali Brasserie on the local radio many times and once went there but couldn't get in as there was a private party on, we went last Friday and having been surprised at the less than trendy decor in the bar we were impressed with the caring approach of the staff and enjoyed a terrific meal that was great value. the restaurant was pretty empty which is a great shame for somewhere that can produce such good food, if you've ever thought about going, I recommend you give it a try! Don't be put off by the look of the bar and the odd entrance under a block of flats, it really is a hidden gem!

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5.0Dined on 31 March 2013

We made a trip to Brighton and looked up Restaurants. I am a Malaysian and was pleasantly surprise to find a Indonesian/Malaysian restaurant there. Booked the 3 course deal. Was pleasantly surprise by the authentic tasting food.. The Satay tasted close to the ones from home. The service and atmosphere was great as well.. Well done will definitely recommend and visit again we head to that side..

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4.0Dined on 26 March 2013

hidden oasis - from the décor to the food a surprise of opulence and gastronomy -good value- I WILL BE BACK

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4.0Dined on 6 March 2013

Good food, great ambience , reasonable price and service with smile and enthusiasm . Definately would go again.

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5.0Dined on 14 February 2013

we cancelled, the man on the phone asked if i could let you know so that you don't charge them. i'm not sure how to get in contact with you as the email you sent me said not to reply to it, so fingers crossed you'll get this, thank you, jasmine

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4.0Dined on 22 December 2012

Bali Brasserie was warm, welcoming and full of festive fun. Great food, freshly cooked and excellent value for money.

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5.0Dined on 18 August 2012

Food was delicious, service as ever great and will be back thenext time I am in Brighton!

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2.0Dined on 27 July 2012

Went with my in-laws from SE Asia - the food was ok, but anglisiced a bit - so not truly authentic Indonesian food. Service and value was ok.

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3.0Dined on 27 April 2012

Ambience could be better. In the basement of a block of flats with pretty tired decor. When we arrived the restaurant had been booked out for a private function and we were sat in the bar. Staff friendly. Ate of the a la carte menu as the buffet looked a bit over subscribed. Very nice curry and rice. Wouldn't go for an upmarket night out but ok for a quick meal.

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5.0Dined on 27 April 2012

Bali Brasserie in Hove. A real find- thanks Toptable- never have found it otherwise, located out of town in a block of flats -strange! The restaurant itself has decor alluding to Bali but the staff appear to be European- pretty uniformed polite waitresses from Sweden, Poland. We went for the 17.99 set menu 4 courses. Satay & soup superior to usual Thai places, chocolate mousse with orange sauce yummy and the buffet main course was excellent lots of variety. Great value for money deserves 9.5.

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4.0Dined on 14 April 2012

Odd interior, like a 60s Tiki Bar, but great food and very good service. The Beef Rendang was outstanding.

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4.0Dined on 30 March 2012

Really lovely customer service. Very friendly. The food was amazing my two daughters aged 14

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4.0Dined on 17 March 2012

Bali Brasserie in Hove produced some good choices in a large dining room which unfortunately was almost empty. This family run establishment served up tasty meals with plenty of dishes and is recommended for good value eating.

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