Semolina

15 Baker Street, Brighton, United Kingdom, BN1 4JN
Critics Review 8/10
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Opening Information

Tuesday - Saturday 17:30 - 22:00
Saturday 12.00 - 14.30

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Easy Access
  • Gluten Free Available

About Semolina

Independent family run restaurant using seasonal, local, fresh produce. Semolina is open Tuesday to Saturday, serving monthly changing bistro menu along with delicious coffee, loose teas, fantastic wines and cocktails.

Cuisine: Bistro, Vegetarian Friendly
Dress Code: Casual
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Critics Review
A Hidden Delight!
8/10
One thing I have always loved about Brighton, is there is always a hidden delight to be found. This can be anything from a small coffee shop serving the most amazing brownies, to a finding a restaurant serving an authentic and most favourite dish from your travels. In this case, the hidden delight is a small, independent cafe/bistro tucked away on Baker Street just off London Road. Semolina is owned by the friendly husband and wife Linda and Orson Whitfield who are passionate about using locally sourced ingredients in a simple way, to make delicious and fuss free food. Everything they serve is homemade, including bread, pasta, ice cream, and are served up in a way that you can dine in for a casual lunch/evening, or a special occasion meal.
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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience of dinning at this unpretentious restaurant where great care is put into the food and the service. The proprietors certainly understand the meaning of good food and good service.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Amazing food at very reasonable price and staff are lovely. Couldn't recommend it more.

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Another wonderful evening. Good excellent, great choice of drinks, relaxed atmosphere and considerate, welcoming service. Always beyond expectations.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

We loved it. The food and drinks were delicious. We will definitely be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Never disappointed at Semolina! It's our favourite local restaurant. We have taken other including serious foodie types and everyone is always very impressed. Everything at Semolina works - outstanding food, warm and friendly service, very reasonable - a delight!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Yet another fabulous meal at our amazing neighbourhood restaurant Many thanks

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Literally our favourite restaurant in Brighton. Promise you stay as unique as you are, absolute love love love!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Once again, lovely food and personal service given by the owners!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Just wow. Literally 10/10 for everything and we can’t wait for an excuse to come back again. Thank you for making it a very special 21st birthday celebration. Service, food and atmosphere all exceptional.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Love it!

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Excellent food and friendly service, as usual.

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Absolutely fantastic!

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 November 2019

A little gem with atmosphere, flavour and attentive service - what more could you ask for?

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Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

Wonderful evening!

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Lovely food and wonderful service. One of Brighton’s best restaurants

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

We have been here a few times now and we absolutely love this place - Food and wine are outstanding, and their staff are very friendly and attentive. We love Marta (the Spanish waitress).

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Really lovely evening for my wife and I away from the kids. Food gorgeous, people (staff and neighbouring diners) really sound. Will be back.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

A cosy, intimate restaurant where you are looked after by the staff from the moment of arrival. Food and drink can't be faulted. Menus are imaginative and change monthly, highlighting seasonal choices.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Staff tried to cover up a mishap with birthday cake, instead of owning up They did eventually

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Overall, excellent as always. However was most disappointed the fact that the venison off the menu that evening as their order hadn't arrive.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

We have been coming to Semolina every few months for a long time. The food has always been good and the service friendly. To me, the only drawback is that it can get noisy when full, and I believe that problem could be alleviated by the use of acoustic ceiling tiles and fabric on the wall; but not everyone finds the sound level a problem! November 2019's meal was our best ever. Looking forward to the next month's menu...

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Visiting for our 40th anniversary: terrific food, impeccably cooked, with great service. Gratineed crab sounds old hat, but was perfect because of the crispy outside, as was the wild sea bass with braised leeks and celeriac. Also really enjoyed the Alphabetical white - yum. I loved my pumpkin pan a cotta desert! (Want to learn how to make). I am coming back...

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Semolina is undoubtedly one of the finest restaurants in Brighton and I feel it's very underrated. You just can't fault the welcome, service and amazing food. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 November 2019

I can't count how many times we have been at Semolina. The food is always 110%. Love coming to this hidden gem. Highly recommend it. Thank you as always.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Great place. Food was fantastic and amazing value for the quality of the dishes. Will be back !

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