Champagne & Oyster Bars

Enjoy the finest seafood in Brighton

Since opening our first Brighton restaurant in 2006, Riddle and Finns Champagne and Oyster Bars have become established as a premier destination for lovers of seafood on the south coast.

Our friendly, experienced hosts ensure you enjoy a relaxed and distinct dining experience. Enviable locations coupled with an award-winning combination of Champagne and Oysters, locally sourced shellfish, show-stopping fruits de mer platters and delicious, sustainably sourced fish dishes.

The beautiful Rotunda restaurant on the beach can be booked online.

 Our original Lanes restaurant works on a walk-in basis with no reservations. To get a table, come and see us at the door or join our waitlist online for the next available table.

candles on table at Riddle and Finns restaurant

The Beach

Perched above Brighton beach with uninterrupted views of the sea and sky our seafront restaurant is the perfect location to enjoy the finest seafood on the south coast.

Champagne and Oysters on our sunny balcony are a real treat as are the spectacular sunsets over Brighton’s historic West Pier and the daily murmurations.

Celebrate a special occasion in style or enjoy a lazy lunch on our famous high marble sharing tables with side by side seating.

Please note we only reserve tables for the inside of our restaurant due to changing weather conditions.

The Lanes

Our original Champagne & Oyster bar, which opened in 2006. 

You’ll find us nestled amongst Brighton’s jewellery quarter, in the hustle and bustle of Brighton’s South Lanes.

We do not take reservations for our Lanes venue, we operate on a first come first serve basis. Visit the restaurant as a walk-in, or join our online waitlist for the next available table. Follow the link below for today’s waitlist.

A must-visit location for lovers of seafood our intimate and lively restaurant welcomes visitors from all over the world.

Brighton Lanes Seafood
Champagne and Oysters

The Menu

Join us for a glass of champagne and freshly shucked oysters, spectacular seafood platters and the most delicious fish dishes on the south coast.

We have a selection of special accompaniments to go with your fresh Oysters, light bites and starters including Sashimi, Brighton Seared Scallops, Calamari and Tempura Monkfish.

Langoustines on ice or perhaps grilled with chilli and salsa verde. Fruits de Mer platters bursting with delicious Crustacea and an extensive selection of main dishes, seafood salads and vegetarian dishes.    

On the champagne and wine list you will find the perfect bottle of bubbly, white, red and rosé to pair with your choice of locally caught seafood and shellfish.

Riddle & Finns Gift Vouchers

Gift Cards

Treat your family and friends to a special seafood experience at Riddle & Finns.

Lunch, dinner or Champagne and Oysters at sunset, our gift cards make the perfect present for any occasion.

Restaurant at Home

Perfect for a special occasion shared with loved ones. All dishes are prepared in our kitchens by our wonderful chefs; with cooking instructions included to ensure an easy, seamless experience for all home cooks. Minimal effort guaranteed!

Oyster Platter


Our unique Riddle & Finns experience is available for private parties and corporate events.

Our signature offering is a Champagne & Oyster Bar with your own personal shucker.

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