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‘UK’s Best 19 Indian Restaurants’
Olive Magazine


Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED
Weds-Fri: 12-3pm (takeaway) & 5-10pm
Saturday: 1-10pm
Sunday: 1-9pm


A limited number of tables at our Kemptown Kitchen are available to book online (NB: £10 deposit required) and the remaining spaces are kept open for walk-ins and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Should the restaurant be full on arrival, diners are invited to take a drink at our bar or a nearby pub and await text notification via our automated waitlist app. For bookings of seven or more diners, please call 01273 526912 or email us at

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Sharing with friends is what our Kemptown Kitchen is all about – a light, open space where diners can grab anything from a quick bite to a full-scale feast for up to 30 people, all in full view of the kitchen and chefs that are preparing it. 
Where our original Brighton Lanes Cafe focuses on traditional South Indian food, Kemptown Kitchen mixes things up with a modern, playful take on casual dining that borrows from all quarters of India's culinary heritage – with a few interesting detours thrown in. The food arrives at the table tapas-style, as soon as it's ready rather than in a conventional 'starter and main' format, and the menu changes with the seasons to keep things fresh for regular diners. Vegans, vegetarians and gluten-intolerant diners are well catered for – along with families looking for a spacious, friendly lunch stop on weekends, when the kitchen is open from 1pm till late.



Kemptown Kitchen's airy, open dining space and modern design makes it an ideal venue for private lunches, parties, wedding receptions and other one-off events. To hire the restaurant for a private dining event, call us on 01273 526912 or email