Choosing a Chinese Restaurant in Brighton?

Chinese restaurants in Brighton are in abundance. Prince Albert St (The Lanes), Preston Street and Brighton Marina are probably the hot spots in Brighton with at least half a dozen Chinese Restaurants to choose from. However you will find Chinese restaurants plentiful throughout Hove and Brighton.

Dim Sum at Gars Chinese, Chinese restaurant, Brighton

Gars – Chinese Fine Dining

Chinese Restaurants and Fusion Restaurants in Brighton

Gars Chinese Restaurant, Albert St

Gars Chinese Brighton Restaurant

Gars Chinese Brighton Restaurant

Located in Brighton’s historic Lanes and close to the Brighton Town Hall, Gars is that extra special venue you are looking for which is strong on service, it is a family run business and Gars’ popularity is firmly rooted in all the Cantonese classics.

Gars is a modern Chinese restaurant and their menu is always evolving to reflect changing tastes and new ideas.

While serving mainly modern Chinese cuisine, their menu also includes other favourites such as thai green curry and japanese dishes like salmon teriyaki.

Rickshaw, Ship St

Noodles at Rickshaw, Brighton, Lanes, Restaurant

Rickshaw – Oriental Fusion Restaurant

Situated on Ship Street down The Lanes, Rickshaw Oriental is a unique Asian led restaurant and cocktail bar which provides fine dining with a difference.

Big on variety, service and design, it’s an experience you’ll go away wanting to repeat.

The menu’s a fusion of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai and Indian cuisine and does an amazing job of combining tradition with modern.

The Brighton Pagoda, Brighton Marina

Brighton Marina Restaurant, Pagoda, Floating

Brighton Pagoda

The Brighton Pagoda Chinese restaurant is a floating restaurant and fine art gallery, located on the West Quay on Brighton Marina.

The vision of the Brighton Pagoda was straight out of ancient China and uses only the finest and freshest ingredients, to create the popular and distinct tastes of Chinese cuisine.

Favourite Chinese Dishes include: Honey Roast Ribs, Satay Chicken Skewer, Sal-le-pepe Bean Curd, Aromatic Crispy Duck, Grilled Meat Dumpling, Shredded Roast Duck Spring Roll, Sesame Prawns on Toast, Salad king Prawns Triangle, Sweet and Sour Wonton, Vegetable Spring Rolls and many other dishes.

China Garden, Brighton, Preston StreetChina Garden, Preston Street

Serving Chinese, Cantonese and Dim Sum for the past 30 years, this well-known establishment is a bit of a stalwart in the area. Just one door up from the corner of Preston Street and Kings road, it’s a stone’s throw from the seafront. With a capacity for 150 it’s an ideal place for celebrations and parties, but also intimate dinners. A separate menu dedicated to Dim Sum.

Good Friends Preston Street, Brighton, ChineseGood Friends, Preston Street

A family run Chinese restaurant which has been pleasing loyal customers for many years. No frills on the inside or out, but just simple, good honest, quality Chinese food. The owners and staff are warm and welcoming and eager to please. Dishes include salt and pepper squid, braised beef brisket hot pot and a plate of mixed roast meats which hang in the window and include char sui sweet glazed pork, crispy pork belly and roast duck.

Red Cottage, Queens Road

Formerly known as ‘Lee Cottage’ this authentic little Chinese restaurant provides eat in or takeaway. As you walk in, you feel instantly transported to the land of China. It has red carpet, red Chinese lanterns hanging from the ceiling and crisp white table cloths. Cheap and cheerful, there’s an extensive menu with a range of Chinese cuisine including Cantonese, Szechuan, Peking and Shanghai.

Dannys Restaurant, Portland Road in Hove

Opened in 2008, Danny’s has fast become a popular choice for Chinese cuisine in the local area. Expanding into the shop next door earlier this year, they have now doubled their seating capacity, seating up to 50 diners, including some outdoor seating in the summer. The open kitchen allows you to watch your meal being freshly prepared by the talented, award winning chefs. Set menus and vegetarian available.

Days, East Street in Brighton

Situated at the old Picture House, Days is a world buffet restaurant, where diners can enjoy an exciting range of dishes from the Far East. Offering up to 200 dishes at lunchtime and at dinner, you really are spolit for choice at Days. Stylish but affordable, Day’s promise an ‘unforgettable dining experience which is exciting on the palate and gentle on the wallet!’ Award winning Chinese cuisine.

Hins Restaurant (aka China Hins), Church Road Hove

Authentic Chinese cuisine prepared by highly trained and talented chefs. Hins has a great menu including all of the Chinese classics such as Aromatic Duck as well as a few slightly more signature dishes such as Mongolian Crispy Lamb. In addition to your classic range of appetisers, soups, meats, seafood and vegetarian dishes there’s also a choice of ‘Iron Plate Sizzling Dishes’ such as the Sizzling Fillet Steak in Mandarin sauce. Delicious.

Oriental Village, Boundary Road Hove

Oriental Village in West Hove brings you the very best of South East Asia. A fusion of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Malaysian, the menu could be described as a smorgasbord of Far Eastern culinary delights: oriental tapas if you will. Quick and friendly service, this modern and authentic oriental restaurant offers a range of set menu’s and caters for vegetarians.

Here are further Chinese restaurants and takeaways in Brighton and Hove where limited or no information is available:

Tsing Tao, Preston Street
Gourmet Place, St James Street (Take Away)
Good Food Restaurant (TakeAway)
Champagne House, Nevil Road
Happy Dragon, St Georges Road
China China, Preston Street


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