Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Brighton

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£25 and under
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British
Bill’s Brighton restaurant opened in 2005, following the success of Lewes Bill’s. Formerly a bus depot, located a stone's throw from both The Lanes and Brighton seafront, it has a reputation as the place to go all day and into the night.
What 61 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.5
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dolittle
Kent
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely brunch in a great venue with great service

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GaryR
Manchester
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A fantastic breakfast for our family and the staff and service were first class. We have booked again for before we leave Brighton.

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IanH
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience3

1 hour wait for any food due to mix's up from order to kitchen. My food good due to choice. My guests thought OK.
Sweets good.

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KarenO
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Was a mix up with our starters but staff apologised and offered a free drink to compensate. Food when it came was excellant

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Brenda
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and great value for money. Would highly recommend this Restaurant.

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ChrisD
Brighton
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we had a really nice meal and the service was excellent and very good value for money

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IainD
West Sussex
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great place to eat, food always good. Service always good. It was nice to eat out again.

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StaceyS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, great atmosphere, really friendly staff

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Luis
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food2service4ambience4

The food was nice , but they didn’t have Steak . The restaurant was very quiet and the team members were friendly

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RichardB
Brighton
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. An enjoyable experience, would recommend.

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katel
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience2

We had made a booking so we stood at the front door waiting to give our names, we were at the front of the queue, and the waitress completely ignored us after I said hello , blanked us and looked straight ahead and started speaking to the visitors that were stood behind us.
Service very slow , food was ok, but I have had much better food and service on different occasions from Bills.

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GenevieveM
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was lovely as always but the staff were amazing and very attentive. It must be hard during this time to manage so many tables Whilst social distancing but they did really well.

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BrianH
London
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great evening. Food was wonderful and our server Luca was excellent. Will definitely be coming back

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LiamM
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Staff were very good and constantly making sure we were okay, I had a bills burger that was slightly burnt on one side but not enough to be a big problem just meant it was a bit more crispy and not as juicy as my partners.

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CharlotteD
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere, lovely decor and great service. Perfect brunch spot, especially the tables upstairs

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DandTSJ
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fab food, great atmosphere. Staff very friendly and attentive. Social distancing measures in place. Will definitely be back for another meal

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NicholasB
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for brunch 2 days on the trot. The breakfasts are amazing. Around £60 for a family of 4 and kept us full all day. Staff are fab and the venue is very clean.

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PeterL
Bedfordshire
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Eaten at Bill’s before but it was the first time in Brighton, as usual the food and restaurant were as expected. However the staff were significantly better in ever way than other Bill’s I have been to. Overall an outstanding experience ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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LaurenP
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2020
Overall3food1service3ambience4

The only reason I am giving Bills an impartial review is that upon arrival the service was impeccable, greeted well, our temperature taken and we were shown our seats. It took 25 minutes for us to be asked what we would like to eat, at this point it was 11.45am - the breakfast option should have been over as this ended at 11.30am.

I am a picky eater, and asked when the order was being taken if it was possible to have pancakes - the answer was no. The waiter then said they would ask the chef if they could whip up some pancakes - the answer was no and they refused to make any past the breakfast cut off.

This was my partners breakfast date for his birthday, and we were set on eating here. If we had been served sooner I potentially could of ordered my pancakes and we would of dined there on his special day. However, we were left with no option but to leave.

In future if there is a cut off on the breakfast please advise the customers of this. We were seated for 25 minutes before someone asked about what we wanted to order. It wasted the staffs time, filled out a table where we were not going to eat and our time.

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NickiM
Staffordshire
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic little place. The best breakfast we have ever had! Staff were also so friendly.

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clareG
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Not good social distancing, small portions and disappointing food and cocktails for the money

Our waitress was lovely but our order was totally wrong and we had to wait too long for the food

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PaulB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service and ambiance considering the restrictions currently on place.

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TanyaP
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice staff good food but concerned re social distancing-restaurant busy and whilst mitigation In place concerns around feeling very close in some areas and especially once doors close a Ventilation reduced

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IsabellaR
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food, friendly staff and social distance standards

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LouiseE
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had breakfast, which was amazing! Recommend the pancakes!
Lovely atmosphere, staff lovely - would 100% go again!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

1 year anniversary ❤️

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Stuart
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

It was good but given we are meant to be socially distancing, this really was the least socially distance restaurant I have ever seen, to be honest, sadly we also had to wait over an hour between starts and main and by that point, we were really just ready to leave. Sadly I would not rush back.

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ChloeC
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service. Enjoyed every moment of our first night out.

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EvieJames
London
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very welcoming and very well organised set up (post covid) staff all very friendly and the timings of everything was perfect. Would happily be back again next time were in Brighton.

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SarahH
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great experience thank you. Let us have our table early. Everything was calm and safe.

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tlam
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Lovely waiter, first meal out after lockdown and there were good measures in place.

Good ambience and felt comfortable overall.

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Dinnerplusone
Brighton
4 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Was very impressed in the health and safety measures put in place and food was delicious.

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JenD
London
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Despite being very busy (Covid consequences) subsequently had to wait a while for service But Our server was polite and apologetic and brought us lovely meals Which took all frustration away.

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Cat100
London
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This is a great place to eat and the service is always friendly. Our only comment is we were disappointed to find out that the 12.5% (optional) service does not go to the staff but to the company if you pay it on your card. Take cash to give those deserving staff their tip.

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Nics2000
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, staff very friendly and efficient - ate out as a family of 4 and there was something on the menu for everyone!
Will certainly return.

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great dinner with friends

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OpenTable Diner
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

The restaurant wasn’t very busy at all when we arrived, ordered drinks starters and main courses.

Starters came out relatively quick but then we waited over a hour after we had finished for a main course.

Seabass was also not cooked correctly would of said something but didn’t want to end up waiting longer.

I understand that with the news rules it’s going to take some time to get used to. But there wasn’t even a update or a apologies for delay

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KarenB
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was lovely, the service was great, and staff were friendly and helpful.

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RajD11
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food was over priced, didn't get what was offered in the menu, no butternut squash in the salad and tasted bland. Disappointing compared to other Bill's I have visited. In the kid's menu my daughter's burger was over cooked and tasted burnt. Not great value for money.

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Puddinglover
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed being back. Staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient. Food was good although I do think the portion of macaroni as a main dish was rather lacking in quantity but delicious in flavour. The crumble wasn’t the best I’ve eaten there but was still very acceptable.I’m not happy with the service charge being automatically added to the bill mainly because the drinks are over priced which pushes up the cost and the tip. I know it says optional but it’s embarrassing asking for it to be removed so that you can give what you feel is appropriate. You could buy another main course with the tip! Overall it was a very enjoyable evening and we’ll certainly go back.

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Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Brighton is rated 4.5 stars by 61 OpenTable diners.

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