3rd Avenue/ 72

4.2
55 Reviews
£25 and under
Fish
We aim to bring something completely new and exciting to Hove.
Offering everything from casual lunching & elegant dinning

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 55 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible Sunday roast. Most people in the restaurant looked as appalled with the food as well. Waitress did her best but seemed ashamed of what was coming out of the kitchen

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Just a horrendous experience

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Daisydiddle
Brighton
18 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great food, nice place. Service was a little muddled at times but I think that may have been because there was an obviously very new member of staff. Everyone was very friendly though.
Would I go back? Definitely.

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OpenTable Diner
Brighton
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience2

First impressions were that this was a rather disorganised establishment. Made a booking but they didn’t seem to want to know and we were allocated a table as though we were chance customers. 10 minutes in to being seated and we were still awaiting menus. Eye contact was difficult with staff on duty but eventually we were able to get the teams attention and begin our evening. After our first initial experience things began to pick up and the team showed great knowledge when it came to my partners dietary requirements.

Food combinations were good, great balance, combination and textures. Some interesting combinations.

Drinks were good though our orders were hit and miss in terms of delivery. By that I mean we ordered but drinks seemed to be misplaced and had to be requested again. Perhaps inexperience during these difficult times and lack of hospitality staff. However wasn’t the end of the world.

In all, lovely setting for our first meal in Brighton. Food was certainly the standout of the whole experience. Would highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Brighton
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

First time out for dinner during/after pandemic and was great, staff had lots going on but were so lovely, great friendly service from everyone. Food came quick and was really good. Cocktails really nice too. Waited for one drink but I mean Saturday night that’s to be expected so not a complaint just saying if that’s the worst thing it’s all good in my opinion! They couldn’t have been nicer, food & drink lovely so that to me equals a great place.

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OpenTable Diner
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Amazing food. A little cold in the restaurant as all the doors were open. We had an issue with missing food which the staff rectified but on reflection, we could have been better compensated due to the lengthy wait of our meal.

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Shezza
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fantastic meal, the fillet steak was delicious! Great cocktails and really friendly staff. Will definitely come back .

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food ( crab brioche, highly recommended)

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JoanneSHampshire
Hampshire
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent customer service. Food amazing

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Had a bit of a friction with the server who told us that we weren’t able to take the service charge off the bill. Then I showed him the menu where it says that it’s discretionary.
I only wanted to pay in cash and less than the 12.5% because the wait for food was over an hour.

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OpenTable Diner
Brighton
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food

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vipAnnA
Berkshire
15 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great breakfast, excellent service. Bit quiet but it was early and as we were outside it was a bit chilly as the weather wasn’t great

PJ
PaulJ
Norfolk
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here was fantastic and the ambiance and service were amazing. Will be back.

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Evelina
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience- as always. Me and my partner love this place, lovely atmosphere and food is top notch!

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Hprr
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We did have to wait 20 minutes for our drinks but the food came fast and it was amazing so it made up for it. Will 100% be back.

EJ
EJay
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We ordered our food from the counter. Although the choices were limited, the food was good and of excellent value. The cakes were particularly good.

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GDkitty
Gloucestershire
4 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience4

The food was really lovely. We had to move tables as the heater was broken. Took a while for the server to take our drinks order and they were out of a number of starters. The food made up for any niggles though. The restaurant and outside decking area are really nice.

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LorenaC
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience5

The location and atmosphere is excellent, and the food was good. The reason why I’m rating this place 3 stars is because the service was fairly poor and the waiter was being immensely rude to us despite the fact that me we’ve spent a lot of time and money there.

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hannahf
West Sussex
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience2

I booked a table on a Saturday afternoon for lunch for me and my partner. We ordered a bottle of wine & pint of beer, the wine was £27 a bottle ! 2 starters - the scallops & pig cheek both very small portions for the price so we were really looking forward to our mains. The starters tasted like they were missing something. We both ordered the prawns for our main dish quite pricey £16 each but we thought we haven’t done this in a while so let’s treat ourselves. When it arrived me and my partner both looked at each other in shock. On our plates were 5 prawns on a stick with heads and tails still on, a wedge of lemon, pot of mayonnaise & a slice of bread. My partners was toasted mine wasn’t. I mean for £16 this was horrendous. It was a starter portion. The prawns tasted like they had come out of the ground not the sea. They had a earthy taste. Yuck. We both left the restaurant £106 down & still hungry!
I wouldn’t recommend this place at all ! There are a lot more nicer, cheaper places to eat in hove. Don’t bother ! Don’t waste your money.

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MaggieR
East Sussex
4 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We had breakfast, the service was great. The the eggs Benedict and with gravadlax were delicious, poached eggs perfect

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OpenTable Diner
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was a bit overpriced for what it was. Ladies toilets were vile. Service was good until I mentioned I had a a wine glass that looked like it had been cleaned with tissue when paying the bill (just so no other customers got the same thing, but personally I wasn’t too fussed and cleaned it myself). Rather than an apology I got a response that no one else had complained and the glasses were always polished.

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JulesO
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Always love the food here and service is excellent!
Look forward to my next visit

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HilaryB
Brighton
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very enjoyable experience. It was quite a cold day so it was really nice to have heaters! So nice that we are going again this Friday

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LydiaK
Brighton
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food, music and service. Will go there again.xx

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Arrived at restaurant and there was no table available having booked and stating there were tables on the app, was advised to try another restaurant which was more a cafe bar but that wasn’t even open. We did end up having a great night at the nearby newly reopened Ortello.

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Lucy
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely Christmas Eve meal - the food was delicious and service great. The only negative I have was that at least 4 main dishes weren’t available, including 2 out of 3 vegetarian options so there wasn’t much choice for me. Otherwise it was a beautiful spot to eat and we hope to return soon.

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RebeccaM
Brighton
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food is generally good here but 2 of us felt monkfish portions too small. The main problem with this venue is always overly slow, casual service.

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DarrenN
London
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very pleasant team as always, welcomed us on Christmas Eve. Great food and atmosphere.. looking forward to going back in 2021!

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Westie
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Lovely dining area, menu sufficient and not too overwhelming. Service very friendly by quite slow. Starter and main served together? Asked for them to be served separately. Had to remind waitress about the jug of water. I would go there again though.

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IonaX
Brighton
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good value
Pleasant staff and service
Good food portions

KJ
KatJ
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and lovely food. Sat outside in heated area and felt very safe.

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NigelB
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

A very enjoyable brunch experience and we will definitely return because the atmosphere was chilled and sophisticated.
Slight niggles were the drinks took far too long to arrive and the menu is a bit limited for brunch, it is more like a proper lunch menu instead.
Not sure if we will try the place for dinner or not.

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MelZ
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have visited 3rd Avenue a few times, and every time it exceeds our expectations. Already have our next visit booked :-)

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Celebrating a birthday and a great place to do it. Food was exceptional - will defo return

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HannahC
West Sussex
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and amazing staff! Would recommend anyone to attend to this restaurant

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Deano
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely evening. Amazing food and exceptional service

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Louise
Brighton
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Lovely food and great staff, did forget some of our order but they rectified it almost immediately

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ShannonBrightman
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were extremely helpful, friendly and polite. They were adherent to covid rules. Steak was lovely. The restaurant is more expensive on average but you get what you pay for!

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Foodiefun
Brighton
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Last minute booking ,will definitely return .Nice food and wine not over priced.

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DarkByDesign
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent place, amazing Breakfasts and fantastic dinners. I would recommend. Chef is top stars. The food was slightly cold, asked to just re-heat it. The Chef was nice enough to re-do the entire dish and even when it was cold it was outstanding! 5* thank you

FAQs

3rd Avenue/ 72 offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01273 977158.

3rd Avenue/ 72 is rated 4.2 stars by 55 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.