Il Bistro Restaurant

Locally owned and locally loved, IL Bistro is the original bistro in the lanes.
A family-run Mediterranean restaurant that specialises in the best available scotch steaks, prime cut meats and seafood dishes.


IL Bistro has worked with local food suppliers since 1976
and prides itself on being one of the longest serving independent restaurants in Brighton.


Set in a fisherman's cottage which dates back to the 18th century in the reign of George I the restaurant is situated in the heart of the lanes in Market street and is within walking distance from the beach, Churchill square, the Royal Pavilion and the Theatre Royal and is open for pre theatre dining, breakfast and lunches seven days a week.


Private party rooms available for all occasions