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 Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Always a pleasure to eat here. The welcome as you arrive is lovely & the food does not disappoint.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Really delicious food and the Primitivo was lovely. We felt completely looked after and hardly wanted to leave, such a treat to dine here.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Great food, excellent service, lovely evening. Thank you, would highly recommend

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

This was the most enjoyable evening meal we have had out in a long time. The atmosphere was so relaxed and the food was absolutely delicious. The restaurant is very intimate and the service impeccable. We will definitely visit again.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

The best main course I have had in a restaurant for a very long time.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Great atmosphere, friendly service, excellent wine and wonderful food at a very good price!

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 February 2020

First visit. Really wonderful food. Every morsel could be tasted. Excellent service from fun front of house staff.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

What a great find. The standard of service and food was excellent. The atmosphere at Semolina is relaxed and friendly and we would highly recommend a visit.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

A wonderful meal for the whole family, everything was perfect.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Excellent! No complaints at all!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

Having dined in Semolina on many occasions over the past 3 years I would normally rate the food and drink 5* but on this occasion I was slightly disappointed. However, I certainly enjoyed my time there having lunch and chatting with the owners and staff. I will definitely return.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

I couldn’t fault the experience.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Delicious food and amazing service

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

We were a large party and semolina went out of their way to accommodate us. Food and drink great. Very friendly staff especially the manager who seemed to combine efficiency with an appropriate personal touch.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 February 2020

We had a lovely evening at Semolina. The food is exceptional, the staff friendly and a great atmosphere. 10/10 thanks.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 February 2020

This was our first time trying this restaurant and we wanted somewhere offering something a bit special food wise but where we could talk and relax. We had three courses and absolutely loved each one . The food was beautifully prepared and presented and we felt we were eating something special. The service was great as well.... had a nice relaxed chat about wines , food, and films ! This place really deserves its reputation as Brighton’s “hidden gem”.

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Visited On Friday, 07 February 2020

Terrific atmosphere and accommodation of dietary requirements - all added to a lovely experience.

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Visited On Friday, 31 January 2020

Great food and drink. We were a little early so the place was a bit quiet. Very friendly though.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Lovely food! Great service! Would def recommend!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Absolutely delicious meal, very friendly staff - thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Excellent. Very enjoyable

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

All three of us were delighted with our food - delicious and perfectly sized portions.

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Visited On Friday, 24 January 2020

We held our belated work Christmas do at Semolina. Linda was warm and accommodating from my first enquiry and put together a generous package well within our budget. Everyone agreed that it was a lovely evening with excellent food. We loved the fact that the restaurant is run by a husband and wife team and that all food and most of the wine we had was sourced within a 50 mile radius.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 January 2020

simply outstanding food,service ,everything, i cannot recommend highly enough. probably the most innovative menu in Brighton

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Visited On Thursday, 23 January 2020

Truly exceptional food - incredible ingredients with a amazing flavours Lovely venue and excellent service. Thanks guys!

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