The Salt Room

Silver Award
British, Fish

The Salt Room
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Silver Award

“A real show-off place” overlooking Brighton’s seafront and iconic West Pier ruins, this sibling of the meat-tastic Coal Shed is a star in its own right. Located behind a sleek black facade, The Salt Room mixes exposed brick and bare lightbulbs with a menu that majors in locally-sourced seafood and meat roasted over coal. ‘Whole fish to share’ is one of the standouts and fans rate the “outstanding” ‘surfboard’ piled with grilled shellfish from the south coast and Scotland.

Elsewhere, the Josper oven delivers some “exquisite steaks” for the red-blooded brigade and even a couple of options for vegetarians. Other notable fish dishes include lemon sole with spiced potted crab butter, cucumber and seaweed roasted potatoes, and Gigha halibut with fennel, samphire and kimchi hollandaise, though really you can’t go far wrong. The weekday set menu offers good value if you’re happy with a choice between two dishes for each course, while the Sunday sharing menu is more of a special treat (though kids under seven do eat free, if that sways it).

Desserts such as peach melba and arctic roll are pleasingly nostalgic, though we suggest you round off with 'a taste of the pier' – a chunk of West Pier driftwood brimming with delights such as doughnuts, fudge, pâte de fruits and chocolate ‘pebbles’.  The bar’s a good shout too with plenty of trendy wines, including fine wines by the glass, though it’s also worth noting the cracking BYO deal on Monday evenings (corkage £5). Slick, friendly service and a lovely terrace for ocean-gazing during the summer months add to the overall buzz of this popular Brighton restaurant.

Good to know

Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
British, Fish
Other Awards
SquareMeal UK Top 100
Food Occasions
Dinner, Lunch, Sunday roast
Alfresco And Views
Food Hygiene Rating

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Location for The Salt Room

106 Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2FU

01273 929488


Opening Times

Mon 12:00-16:00
Tue 12:00-16:00
Wed 12:00-16:00
Thu 12:00-16:00
Fri 12:00-16:00
Sat 12:00-16:00
Sun 12:00-16:00
Mon 18:00-22:00
Tue 18:00-22:00
Wed 18:00-22:00
Thu 18:00-22:00
Fri 18:00-22:30
Sat 18:00-22:30
Sun 18:00-22:00

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