China Garden Chinese Restaurant
We have a fully licensed bar and a capacity of 150, offering the ideal setting for an intimate meal with family or friends, but also the ability to cater for private parties. Our wide variety of delicious Dim Sum Dishes are served daily 12:00 - 16:00 while the A La Carte Menu runs right through the day from 12:00.
We were a couples party of 8. Having a round table is nice as you can talk to everyone on the table.
Had to ask for air conditioning to be turned off as it was cold, the staff turned it off but wedged open the front door which caused a draft.
Food nice, quite a gap between courses but it was a busy Saturday night.
There was a stag party near us who were quite loud but they did leave before us.
Drink like most restaurants is pricy.
Staff friendly enough and did a good job.
Would recommend, but wear a jumper.
This is one of my partner and I’s favourite restauarants. We have never had a bad meal and we are always able to book a table with ease. Most of the staff are incredibly friendly and the service is faultless as well as the food. They certainly don’t skimp on portions and some people may think it a little pricey but I believe you get what you pay for. I do think it is about time the decor was changed and updated. I have been coming here since I was a child and it hasn’t changed in over 30 years. Having said that......why change something that works I guess. But I would definitely recommend to anyone that would like a beautiful Chinese meal.
We’ve wanted to go here for a long time so were utterly disappointed at the bland food and disinterested management when we called complained. We had lobster that was tough and over cooked and overpriced at £35 and Szechuan prawns which were a tiny portion watery, and bland. I complained and the management did nothing. We spent £92 and it was one of the worst over hyped restaurants I have been in. If you like your food bland, over cooked and over priced go here! Otherwise stay away and spend your money elsewhere.
Good quality chinese food and a friendly service - we will definitely return.
Excellent food, generous portions and efficient service.
Great Chinese food with good service. Extensive menu and good choice of wine.
Best Chinese food I’ve ever had in my life! Friendly service, quite expensive but worth it for the quality of the food
Was in Brighton for the weekend with my husband. My cousin who lives in Brighton recommended this restaurant. Both myself and my husband love Chinese food and have eaten in many restaurants around the world. Our favourite local restaurant closed a few years ago and we have never found one to equal the quality of food, service and ambience until visiting China Garden. The food was excellent, service was great too especially as we had not been before. If I’m ever in Brighton again I would definitely be booking a table again.
We were looking for a nice place to have a meal on a Saturday night in Brighton and this place was fantastic. The food was exceptional and the staff very attentive and they did not rush through the courses even though it was busy and people were waiting for tables. Will definitely revisit again!
Love, always come here for Dim Sum when in Brighton.
Went for an anniversary dinner. Service was faultless from start to finish and the food was impeccably tasty, thoroughly enjoyed every minute, 10/10, would stuff my face silly at again.
Excellent meal and good service. Good size portions, much bigger than many Chinese restaurants
Nice food and good services. Need to look into toilet cleanliness
Great great service but food and dish presentation not what it used to be
Have been meaning to try China Garden for many years and finally got there.
Despite it being a Thursday, the restaurant was quite busy and there was a good atmosphere. Even though it was busy the service was excellent and all the food was served promptly and very hot.
I am a great fan of Chinese food and have been to many restaurants including the Michelin starred kai in Mayfair and this rates with the very best. The quality of the food was exceptional, and unlike some of the upmarket Chinese restaurants the portion size was excellent.
Strongly recommend the Soft Shell Crab and the Crispy belly pork.
I cannot wait to go back and try some different courses.
Always great food but thought over a £100 for 3 of us excessive seeing we didn’t have any alcohol and 12% service charge high too even though service was very good, I’d like to decide what I leave as a tip thank you!
We were in Brighton to pick up our daughter who was doing the London to Brighton ultra challenge, we found China Garden had room for us, as we didn’t know the area or where to eat, but it was a very pleasant meal, the staff were friendly and efficient all we would definitely recommend
The food was good and reasonably priced. The things that let it down were:
a) The staff seemed disorganised and were inattentive.
b) The place was very noisy and we struggled to hear each other talk
c) The table were too close together and needed partitions to give more intimacy
As usual brilliant food - best Dim Sum in Brighton - and as usual we over ordered
Best dim sum in Brighton, really enjoy eating here
We were a party of eight and we enjoyed a varied menu, delicious food and well priced.
Very accommodating staff. A place to return to !
Really nicely cooked authentic Chinese food made with fresh ingredients. Lovely atmosphere, nice music, friendly and attentive service. Will definitely be visiting again!
Restaurant was quite busy for a Sunday night but the staff coped well and were efficient and attentive. The food is OK but seemed a little expensive for what it was, plus a 12.5% service charge was also added which was a little cheeky. Probably wouldn't bother returning.
Not great service, no mention of obligation to pay a surcharge.
We had friends down for the weekend and this is the first time we have been here. The staff were attentive without being over the top. The food was good
Excellent food and service definitely recommend 👍🏻👌🏻
This is the best in Brighton and Hove for quality and value for money.
It’s obviously well established and well run, the staff are very professional. I’ve never had a poor meal here.
Food is always great, but the stuff are a little unpredictable, they can seem a bit short with you or be super nice. Otherwise service as good as usual, was gutted they didn't do the dim sum menu in the evening!
Great restaurant, very classy and the best Chinese food Iv ever had. The service was also the best Iv ever experienced also xx
This restaurant was a recommendation and also seems to have very good reviews on trip advisor. Unfortunately, with the exception of 1 dish (Salt & Pepper King Prawns) the food was bland and tasteless and some of the meat (chicken and beef) had a very strange texture. The service was acceptable.
I really enjoyed the food at China Garden. We went at about 9pm and so the restaurant was quite quiet. The service was very good and the staff were attentive. Our food came quickly for each course. I would consider the price of the food to be very reasonable - and it was very tasty! There was a man playing the piano whilst we ate, which was very atmospheric and a bit different to other restaurants.
I went on a Saturday evening with my wife and sister. We all thought the food was excellent as per usual.
The staff are very hard-working and try their best to please.
The pianist deserves a mention, too. Thank you.
Our first time in the China Garden. I think it is the best Chinese restaurant in Brighton, more like a London China Town restaurant. The lemon chicken was the best we have ever had and the barbecue spare ribs were yummy.
Can't wait to go back.
We went here for our work Christmas do and it was an excellent experience. The staff were really lovely and friendly and the food was delicious!
Great service. They were so helpful and let us take our time choosing!
Enjoyed the food. They packed up all the leftovers so nicely in doggy bags.
And once they knew we were with Jan, we were well looked after. Just shows how friendly they are with their regulars. Must be good of people go back over so many years ;-)
Really tasty food and great service. The second time we have been and it's been the same both times.
Lovely friendly cheerful staff who were interested in their patrons, lovely hot food served with a smile, best chinese food I have ever had
Lovely food as always! Staff friendly and very professional! A must whenever your in Brighton!
Beautiful, quality dim sum at good prices with friendly, attentive service. Well worth the drive from London. Even the desserts are credit worthy! Try the coconut paste or the egg custard tarts. They're enough to rival any Portuguese ones!
Wrong Bill (60£ more than ordered food) , average quality of food