The Restaurant at Drakes reflects the same high level of excellence and quality that has made the hotel famous and provides one of the finest dining experiences along the South Coast. Through the evident skills of a devoted Head Chef and his dedicated team, The Restaurant still sets the standard in Brighton for top quality accomplished fine dining with warm yet professional service and innovative menus.
We are very proud that The Restaurant at Drakes has again received the highest score awarded to Brighton restaurants in The Good Food Guide 2018, for the 9th consecutive year.
7 days a week
7.30 until 10.00 daily
Open from 12.00
Last orders 14.00
Open from 18.30
Last orders 21.45
Cool tones of grey, shuttered windows and crisp table linen create an ambiance of relaxed glamour
Szechuan poached lobster tail, lobster cannelloni and a lobster bisque
...for every occasion
at the Pass
...with sun-dried tomato stuffed Courgette Flower
For that extra Special touch, our Private Dining Room is perfect for any occasion. Including the services of a dedicated waiter, this rooms suits up to 12 people. There is no hire charge for reserving this room for lunch, dinner or business breakfasts.
...cauliflower and almond puree, Morteaux sausage, green beans and caviar
It's Party Time!
Celebrate your Christmas party in style this year at Drakes. The mood is one of relaxed elegance with fabulous fine dining and impeccable service for those looking for a tasteful “grown up” Christmas celebration with colleagues, family and friends. The restaurant can be hired exclusively for parties of 20 to 40 guests, so you can really make it your own. Or, for smaller groups (up to 12 people), why not book our private dining room (at no extra charge).
Make a night of it!
For the ultimate Christmas celebration, party into the wee hours (the bar is open for 24hrs for hotel guests) then make you way up to one of our luxury rooms for a great night’s sleep. Breakfast is served in the restaurant the following morning or can be delivered to your room for a decadent opportunity to enjoy Breakfast in Bed.
Room rates from just £75 per room if you book your party with us. Contact us for availability and full details.
The restaurant offers some of the finest modern European cuisine in Brighton. Through the use of only the best quality produce with particular emphasis on locally sourced ingredients, our menus are updated regularly to reflect the best of the season's produce.
Click below to view our current menus and wine list…
Drakes understands the importance of offering a wholesome, appealing range of options to entice everyone to enjoy a good breakfast. We source the best possible fresh ingredients from local farms and producers to ensure top quality and great flavours in all our options. Fruit and nut granola, marmalade and preserves are made in-house and served alongside homemade muffins, freshly baked pastries, a range of cereals, live yogurts, freshly squeezed orange juice and bottomless coffee/tea from our Buffet Table. A selection of cooked breakfasts are also available, which includes Vegan, Vegetarian and gluten free options as well as Breakfast Specials which change daily.
We are open for all meals to non-residents as well as our hotel guests so everyone is welcome. We request advance notice for groups of 6+ people, otherwise just walk in!
If you'd like to combine Breakfast with a Meeting or for groups looking for some extra privacy, our Private Dining Room is available for 6 to 12 guests - there is no additional charge for booking this room.