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 Friday, 21 June 2019

Six of us had a wonderful evening at Semolina. The service was wonderful: friendly, efficient and helpful. And the food was delicious.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Took two foodies along who hadn't been before (or even heard of Semolina) ...they were impressed, particularly with the delicious food and will be back.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Very good food and would definitely eat here again.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

We asked for bread and it hadn’t arrived when we had our starters so we asked for it again and it arrived when we had almost finished our starter. Also we were asked if there were any allergies when our order was taken. My husband said coriander but the waitress didn’t advise us that the dish he ordered for his main course contained coriander and when we complained when she came to take the plates she said she thought it was parsley and would check with the kitchen. She didn’t come back to tell us whether it was or not. Someone else bought over our desserts and the bill.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 June 2019

helpful staff, delicious food. what's not to love!

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Visited On Thursday, 20 June 2019

Friendly and relaxed sevice. Very welcoming to our dog. Food was delicious. Thank you for a lovely time.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

I am looking forward to visiting again very soon

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

As usual we were warmly welcomed by the friendly staff. Once seated we enjoyed some olives whilst choosing our meal from the exciting menu. We can always depend on a unique choice of food, cooked to perfection and served with justified pride. Semolina is a firm favourite with my husband and I along with our friends.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 June 2019

We had an excellent meal as is always the case at Semolina possibly the best kept secret restaurant in Brighton

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

I love this restaurant. The food, the staff, the space, the closeness to my house. Please don't change!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Fantastic friendly and enthusiastic service. Food was delicious! Loved every course, as did the whole table. Very instagram worthy too! Hope to return very soon

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

A superb dining experiemce, each course was delicious and the waiting staff were friendly and helpful with our wine choice.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

delicious, fresh beautiful food

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Visited On Thursday, 13 June 2019

We always have a lovely evening when we come to Semolina and on Thursday it was particlarly good all 3 courses were superb. Will be looking forward to seeing next months menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Our meal at Semolina was absolutely delicious - the homemade bread was fantastic, and the lamb was perfectly cooked. My one criticism is that the main course did not include any vegetables or salad, which I felt it should have done for the price.

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Had a fantastic time to celebrate my birthday with my family. The flavours, textures and freshness of the ingredients were perfect

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Excellent, can’t wait to go back, thank you all for a fab evening. X

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Fantastic food and service

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Food is imaginative and delicious. I eat here myself regularly and always bring visiting friends here. It’s a little backstreet gem!

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Visited On Thursday, 30 May 2019

Lovely people, lovely food :)

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Visited On Thursday, 30 May 2019

Another delightful experience at Semolina. The food and the wine were delicious and the lovely staff were very welcoming.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 May 2019

Staff extremely helpful, Will definitely recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Booked Semolina at the last minute and we were very glad that we did. Menu was interesting and cooking was exceptional. Have dined in much more 'acclaimed' eateries and had food and service of a lesser quality. If you get the chance visit this restaurant. You will not be disappointed.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Everything could be cheaper. Capitalism is a myth. Vive la revolution!

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

The food was very good however the table we were given was unacceptable. We were seated on the table next to where the drinks were being prepared and the noise coming from the server who was making cocktails was horrendous. We couldn’t hear ourselves speaking. Could have been a perfect end to my birthday but I was glad to leave. My husbands chair was continually being knocked with staff trying to get round. There were other tables empty which we could have been allocated. Very disappointing .

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