The Salt Room

4.4
295 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Grill
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
Boasting uninterrupted views of the Brighton seafront and British Airways i360, The Salt Room is a modern British seafood restaurant that celebrates the flavours of cooking over coal.

Recent winner of the Seafish UK Restaurant of the Year 2017 our menu champions sustainability and showcases the very best local produce.

Continuing the ethos of sharing plates like our sister restaurant, The Coal Shed, our menu champions sustainability and showcases the very best local produce.

Located opposite Brighton’s West Pier, our seaside restaurant has the best sea views which can be enjoyed from our glass fronted mezzanine or for alfresco dining on our shaded terrace. The Private Dining Room allows for a larger party to enjoy the views and menu in style.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Grill, British, Seafood
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Sun: Lunch: 12:00pm - 4:00pm Afternoon Tea: 2.30-4.00pm and Dinner: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
01273 929488
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Dave Mothersill
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Private Party Facilities
The Salt Room in Brighton has a private dining room overlooking Brighton seafront and the famous West Pier. The room is located along he mezzanine level of the restaurant; whereby you may close the room off or enjoy the atmosphere and buzz of the restaurant. The maximum on one table is 16 guests.

With bespoke party menus that celebrate the best of what The Salt Room offers; the finest fish and shellfish grilled over fire.

For a larger party you may exclusively hire the entire restaurant including terrace for up to 100 guests.

Please contact us for further information.
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Private Party Contact
shannon@coalshed-restaurant.co.uk: 01273 929488
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Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Full Bar, Outdoor dining , Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 295 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

A quiet place with a beautiful sea view, pleasant service.
We had the afternoon tea. It was very copious : there was far enough food to keep us full until the next day ! The scones were very good, but apart from these, the food was not very refined : a ball of chocolate ganache, a cake (that seemed quite old) soaked in syrup, a fritter that also didn't seem very fresh, but coated in icing, a huge candy floss... It was good, but given the price (about 30 pounds per person including the service), we expected finer food.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

this was my second visit and it was just as good as the first my partner was very impressed

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Loved our food. Very well executed and impressed a foody family

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Really lovely afternoon tea. Delicious food and great service. Would definitely recommend.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

A great dining experience the staff worked very hard and on the small details, the food was outstanding.
Could do with a few vegetarian dishes but again i am sure if they are to the same standard as the rest of the menu you will not be disappointed.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Food was lovely. Waiter was brilliant. Very helpful.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Excellent .....again!

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Service was overall good, had a upset with food but was taken care of by server quickly
Overall food was a but salty for my tasting but still pretty enjoyable

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

We waited ten minutes for our table. We then had to ask someone for a drink. Then it transpires that our original afternoon tea booking had been lost in the system (we had moved the date of booking but the type of booking hadn't transposed over) so we eventually had an hours wait until said tea arrived. I felt that the staff were very quick to blame me for this error and made me feel very uncomfortable in front of my mother whose birthday treat this was for. It spoilt the occasion.
On this basis I'd not be too happy to recommend but I have heard good reports from other people so perhaps we weee very J lucky on the day we went.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

This was our first time and we went with a group of friends for my husbands 50th! He loves sea food so this seemed the perfect place. The staff knew the menu very well and were able to make useful suggestions. Would thoroughly recommend this restaurant for something a bit different. It was great!

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

A good all round experience. Food was terrific and waitress detailed in her description of the various dishes on the menu. The wine selection was modern. Service was good albeit we were very much left to our selves once food had been served. The ambience was ok albeit a few children might have been in bed that time of night!

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

overall the food very good except fish could have been larger and the sourdough with the cheese board was rock hard

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic meal. The food was outstanding and beautifully presented. Excellent service from the staff and seated with a great view of the sea!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Flawless presentation and delivery. The meal was spectacular. Incredible combination of flavours. Very impressed.

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

Extremely good service. Two of us asked to replace accompanying veg of one dish to be substituted for those of another. Only one was done but replacement immediately offered and profuse apologies. We ate as served. A little later a plate with chocolate truffles arrived with “apologies” written in chocolate across it.
Great location. Decent wine. Food very good but over-priced.

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5.0Dined on 9 August 2018

had a lovely time on my Mum's birthday we were all made to feel special.

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4.0Dined on 9 August 2018

Great food and service with a smile. Also loved the cocktail list. Long and leisurely lunch. Thank you.

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5.0Dined on 7 August 2018

Wonderful food and service, lovely atmoshere and a great night out.

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5.0Dined on 6 August 2018

Sitting at the bar waiting for our table (we were early) we were entertained and educated by the Mixologist. And then one of the best meals I have had for a long time. It was hard to choose - always a good sign.
Everything was really well cooked and really enjoyable. Nothing disappointed. Will definitely go back soon.

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

Outstanding

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

Really, really great service, food - everything was brilliant.

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

This was a birthday meal and unfortunately the one thing I was looking forward to having (monk fish) was not available. We instead went for a roast and this was AMAZING! Couple of hiccups with the service were resolved with us not having to pay for first drinks. Can’t wait to go back 😊

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

Great service, excellent food. We had a wonderful relaxed Sunday lunch with friends. Great cocktails too!

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

Outstanding food and service. Came for my birthday and got a free, but small, pudding as well which was incredible. Smashed a champagne glass and the waiters were very kind about it also. Would recommend to anyone who's got the money for it because it is very very expensive

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3.0Dined on 4 August 2018

Such a shame, have been looking forward to taking my wife out for her birthday to the salt rooms for a while and sadly the service was very poor. The food and the venue was very good but felt ignored and had to get up to find a server on 2-3 occasions. Won't go into war and peace here but given the price premium I would be very reluctant to recommend to anyone.

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4.0Dined on 4 August 2018

Great meal great food would recommend would definitely come again

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5.0Dined on 4 August 2018

Excellent fish restaurant. Seemingly simple dishes very well executed.

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3.0Dined on 4 August 2018

I’ve eaten at The Salt Room quite a few times and as per usual the food was outstanding. The location of the restaurant is great and the waiting staff are always friendly and diligent. My one beef about this occasion was that I was forced to book an early lunch because there was no table for two available for 1300hrs or 1330hrs and then we were given a table in an almost empty restaurant right next to two other diners. The restaurant stayed pretty empty for around thirty-minutes. I didn’t think that the front desk had given enough thought about where to seat us and I didn’t appreciate being given the table we were offered. I could have asked for another, and on reflection I should have, but my partner didn’t want the fuss and I gave in. That said the food was amazing and we left content.

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

Finally! A fabulous restaurant in Brighton. Beautifully served fresh seafood and attentive& friendly service. Worth travelling up from London

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

Amazing food! Great service!

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

Excellent food great service great atmosphere will be Going back such friendly staff

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

We had such a lovely evening at the Salt Room. Staff were fantastic and friendly. Great food from around the area, Scallops in particular were great! Made our birthday celebration perfect!

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

Amazing food and excellent service. Strongly recommend the surf plate.

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5.0Dined on 3 August 2018

Great service and food. Have been here before and will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2018

Lived up to expectations. Always wanted to dine here and chose our son’s graduation as the perfect reason to book. It was superb. The food and service were brilliant.

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2.0Dined on 2 August 2018

The staff have an astonishing attitude to the 12.5% discretionary service charge stated on your menus.

The 12.% gratuity is at the customer's discretion. This customer pays his bill with a debit/credit card and
pays a tip in cash. He does not wish to enter into any discussion with staff regarding the restaurant's
distribution of his cash.
Thank you.

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2018

very good fresh fish, perfectly cooked. try ousters and lobster, outstanding.

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5.0Dined on 1 August 2018

Hard to fault, a lovely meal, high-quality food, friendly service and a lovely setting.

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4.0Dined on 1 August 2018

Delicious food, great views of sea, friendly local staff.

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5.0Dined on 31 July 2018

The food and service are always great, great seafood lovingly prepared respecting the great ingredients, we've never had a bad meal here.

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