Zona Rosa

4.2
24 reviews
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£25 and under
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Mexican
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Situated in the heart of the Kemp Town village, Zona Rosa offers a friendly, casual, and colourful atmosphere in which to enjoy traditional Mexican dishes with a modern twist. Our menu features a broad range of Mexican fare with international influences and an emphasis on fresh ingredients and flavour combinations. Taking essentials like tamales, quesadillas, and burritos as well as our more inventive speciality items, our ambition at Zona Rosa is to share and spread our appreciation for a cuisine and style which is gaining popularity in this part of the world.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, Californian
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 21:00


Saturday: 08:30 - 22:00


Sunday: 08:30 - 14:30
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Phone number
01273 818819
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
NIck Roberts
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Additional
Beer, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Offers

Monday - Wednesday: 25% off entire bill

25% off the entire bill when each person has a starter and main from the main menu. Please note offer excludes sharing/selection menus.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 2 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 2 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 28 November 2018

Availability: Mon-Wed 17:00-20:30

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Mon - Fri 6:00PM - 8:30PM

What 24 People Are Saying
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DR
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely Mexican in heart of Kemptown, great service and food and ambience.

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DM
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

What a find! Lovely, genuinely friendly service. Probably the nicest Mexican food both of us have ever had. Very fresh ingredients, subtle flavours and good cooking. Mexican without the derivative stodge. Great meat, veggie and vegan options. Very reasonably priced. Also a dog friendly restaurant.

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l
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Waiting time for food ridiculous, 2 courses were not edible, could not chew the tortilla or cut taco with a knife and fork. Friday night and a mexican restaurant had run out of avocado and black beans. Drink order not complete. Food not executed well and didn't taste great.

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s
Brighton
7 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great local find, with lovely staff and lush food. Really accommodating for my gluten free diet.

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N
London
137 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Four of us visited this nice little neighbourhood restaurant, tucked up a side street. It has great decor and is extremely clean.

We shared a selection of starters, which worked well. The staff were really helpful and the food was excellent value.

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CW
London
3 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 3

Pleasant ambience. Charming, helpful waitress. However, some of the food, having been pre-prepared was not heated through thoroughly. Dishes also arrived really haphazardly, leaving some of us with food while others waited another 5 minutes or more. The worst aspect of the meal was when a vegetarian member of the group, despite a prior conversation about the contents of a paricular dish, found meat in his food. It was also disappointing that the manager, who clearly knew what was happening, slipped away without an apology or even an acknowledgement. Very disappointing.

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SB
London
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely and helpful waiter, fun decor and fast service.

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SW
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

We booked a table for my birthday meal, the food was delicious, service was attentive without being overbearing and the drinks were great. The Mexican food was all prepared well by someone who has a keen eye for flavour combinations, the menu isn't huge but everything on offer was done very well. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys Mexican food or tapas style dishes.

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L
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Genuine real deal Tex-Mex. Tamales are excellent. Service spot on and friendly.

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OT
Gloucestershire
3 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Top quality mexican. Very impressed

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Brighton
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff were super friendly and really helpful, food was incredible!

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Brighton
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Nice food - restaurant was very quiet for 7.30pm on a Friday. Staff were friendly and attentive. Prices were reasonable.

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Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As a group of friends from London we needed somewhere to eat that was local, delicious, vegetarian friendly and not too pricey!

Wow this place was excellent, portion sizes were bigger than you think so don’t over order.

I had the locally caught fish battered in a burrito 👌.

There were 7 of us and they couldn’t have been more helpful.

Definitely recommend this venue! 🔝

Benny

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Brighton
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely, as always! Live locally so come here as often as I can find an excuse to!! Highly recommended.

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London
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious Mexican food with a Californian twist. The owner was extremely helpful in offering vegan options to my husband and I. The food was so fresh and not at all heavy or greasy. The lighting and music were just right too - so many places don't get this right! Very good value for money too.

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Brighton
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Zona Rosa is a lovely, intimate restaurant. The food was lovingly crafted and even the tortilla chips were beautifully made. I found the prices very reasonable and the food was very filling.

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PM
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely birthday celebration with warm service, great food and wine and excellent value due to our NHS discount. Will be going back again.

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Brighton
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The vibe, food and the very friendly/attentive staff won me over at Zona Rosa.
:-)

My only slight negative was the slightly 'more than usual' price for the burritos.

Don't get me wrong, the taste was good and they were filling. I just felt that £12.50 was perhaps a little too much, but hey...I spent it and ate the food, so I have to recourse really!

It's a lovely little restaurant and I hope they continue to do well.
I will endeavor to go back again for another try!

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G
London
8 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very good choice for vegetarians, excellent value, food and service

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V
London
56 reviews
Dined on 8 April 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great food with excellent friendly service. Not your typical Mexican food, this was an unusual menu and was really delicious!

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Brighton
1 review
Dined on 26 March 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The food was nice but as it was mothers day it did advertise all mothers a complimentary glass of prosecco although this was not offered. I will however be going here again.

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V
London
56 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food and amazing service in this local Kemptown restaurant. Well worth a visit with some more unusual Mexican dishes.

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KT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good! Highly enjoyable for my husband's birthday.

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VI
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2017
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

enjoyed our evening, food was great, wine and service was excellent.
Lacked a bit of atmosphere due to not many people in the restaurant, and
could have done with being a little warmer.

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