New Steine Restaurant

9 reviews
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  • Fit for Foodies
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  • Romance
Tucked away inside the fashionable New Steine Hotel in central Brighton is an award-winning restaurant serving up homemade French food. The New Steine Bistro has a cosy Parisian vibe, and the contemporary décor has a distinct Provencal twist. Set in a five-storey Georgian townhouse, this elegant restaurant attracts business travellers and tourists as well as food loving locals, and the classic French menu is made with produce sourced from Sussex farmers. Perfect for romantic escapes, working lunches and chic dinner parties, the New Steine Bistro boasts a certain je ne sais quois. Expect gourmet Gallic treats such as steak frites with garlic butter and Béarnaise; foie gras de canard, served with warm toast; and crème brulee.
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1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

The Restaurant itself was very pleasant. Some of the staff were under trained to serve food.
The food was very basic not what i had expected, more like what you would get at a Harvester.
White wine should be served chilled or cold, not room temperature and should also have the appropriate cooler. Dishes should be put on the table and not handed to you which i did not like.
The ambience was very nice, i just feel it needs to be improved with the staffing and food as this could be a really nice venue. I must say we did find it very clean and the toilets were spotless.

5 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

If you like eating in the front room of a B and B and don't expect too much from the cuisine fine. The staff however were friendly although ignored any constructive criticism. I my case the Duck was way too salty (probably forgot to rinse the salt off before cooking). It should be said that the Crab cakes were good and the wine as expected.

1 review
Dined on 14 March 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We were not expecting to enjoy the food as there was very little on the menu that appealed to us. However after a complimentary taster we had a very enjoyable evening. The staff were great and the food was surprisingly good.

5 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2015
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

We have visited the restaurant for a French-themed dinner and it delivered up to our expectations the food was good, with decent sized portions. The food was more of a gastro pub quality (definitely not Michelin starred level), but for the price and combined a good service it still presents an excellent value.

15 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2013
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

The restaurant is dissapointing. The broccoli tart was just a microwaved slice of quiche - perhaps lunch menu left over. The service forget to take our coats and when asked we received a look of indignance.

It explains why it was virtually empty of a Suturday night. I will not be returning.

1 review
Dined on 22 February 2013
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Delicious food. Good portions and very kind staff. I would go to this restaurant again.

3 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2010
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

New Steine Restaurant , Bighton, midweek. Decor modern. Service attentive. The set menu had an interesting selection. For starters we ordered Salade Perigourdine, Sweet Potato and Broccoli soup, Tomato,pancetta and parmesan Tart. Unfortunately the soup arrived tepid and even when sent back it came back luke-warm. We had the same problem with the sea-food Risotto, served luke warm and the rice was over-cooked. The texture of the Duck-breast was not quite right. Good puds.

2 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2009
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

When there are only 5 options on the menu you do not expect them to run out of one of them especially when it is probably the most popular dish being the steak and it was only 8pm!!

Overall service was good and food ok but definitely not the 8/10 I was expecting

8 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2008
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good food. Nice to be able to eat in a nice and quite restaurant on a Saturday night in Birghton