Semolina

15 Baker Street , Brighton, BN1 4JN

Brighton East Sussex restaurants bars

SquareMeal Review of Semolina

Run by husband-and-wife team Orson and Linda Whitfield (he cooks, she serves), this welcoming bistro will restore your faith in the virtues of hospitality. No complicated concepts here: the menu is guided by a commitment to high-quality ingredients from local suppliers, used in crowd-pleasing modern European dishes. Start with honey-roasted cauliflower and goats’ cheese or fish soup spiked with a punchy almond and tarragon aïoli, before a satisfying plate of gurnard, clams, pancetta and tagliatelle. Prices are a steal (starters around £6 and mains rarely above £15), but even these seem expensive compared to the set lunch (two/three courses for £12/£15). The dining room is small and simple, with fresh flowers on wooden tables; guests are welcomed like old friends (probably because many of them are). Add well-considered wines and fun cocktails made with local spirits and it’s easy to understand why tables fill quickly at the weekend. Booking advisable. 

Best Female Chefs Series

ANGELA HARTNETT

To celebrate the Year of the Woman, SquareMeal is running a series of interview profiles with top female chefs. Read here how Angela Hartnett made it to the top, launched her own group of restaurants and how she describes the secrets of her success.

Semolina Location

15 Baker Street , Brighton BN1 4JN

Opening times

Wed-Sat 12n-3pm ​​6-10pm Sun 12N-6pm

Semolina's Reviews

This restaurant has not yet any user reviews. Be the first one to add a review to this restaurant!