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.
Chinese Restaurants and Fusion Restaurants in Brighton
Gars Chinese Restaurant, Albert Street
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, fine-dining 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. Review
Rickshaw, Ship Street
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. Review
China 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
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.
Noo Noodles, Cranbourne Street
Noo Noodles first opened in Southend and have now come to Brighton, serving delicious fresh and healthy meals that are cooked on fire in front of you! You can choose your ingredients at their Brighton restaurant or order from Deliveroo. Choose from their selection of noodle boxes ranging from £5-£12.99 or pick up some warming chicken soup. Whether you’re on-the-go, at work or at home, you can grab yourself some tasty Noo Noodles anytime! Photo credit: Eshé. Read Eshé’s blog post about Noo Noodles
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.
Lucky Star, Trafalgar Street, Brighton
The popular Lucky Star is conveniently situated just on the London Road end of the Lanes in Brighton, and is an inexpensive restaurant and takeaway. We’ve heard if you head to the last few pages of their menu, that’s where the authentic Chinese dishes are opposed to the Westernised dishes, if that’s something you might be interested in.
Further Chinese restaurants and takeaways in Brighton and Hove where limited or no information is available:
Champagne House, Nevil Road, 01273 307585
Happy Dragon, St Georges Road, 01273 697450
China China, Preston Street, 01273 328028