The Little Fish Market



10 Upper Market Street, Hove , Brighton, BN3 1AS

The Little Fish Market, Restaurant, Brighton
The Little Fish Market, Restaurant, Brighton

SquareMeal Review of The Little Fish Market



The Little Fish Market is proof positive that good things really do come in small packages. Hidden down a nondescript Hove side street, this teeny but terrific fish restaurant is owned by the fittingly named Duncan Ray – a former chef from The Fat Duck, who creates seriously refined food in a tiny basement kitchen, while his sidekick Rob takes care of FOH “in the best possible way”. The fixed-price tasting menu is a constantly evolving affair dictated by the catch from the local boats, although diners can expect “magnificent” dishes packed with flavour: red mullet with rosemary, for instance, followed by black bream with wild garlic and pickled mushrooms or halibut with asparagus and caviar. Desserts are a highlight, witness chocolate délice or a combo of salted caramel, banana and vanilla. At £65 for five courses, this isn’t a cheap night out by Brighton standards, but the service (from just one waiter) is superb and the concise wine list is a good match for the fish. Book early, especially for weekends: tables often get snapped up weeks in advance.

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The Little Fish Market Location

10 Upper Market Street, Hove , Brighton BN3 1AS

Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Brighton Station 1km

Hove Station 1km

Opening times

Tue-Sat 7pm-10.30pm Sat 12N-2pm

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