The Coal Shed


Those of you venturing to Brighton and looking for high end steaks will be pleasantly surprised by newly refurbished, The Coal Shed. A steak and fish restaurant just shy of The Lanes, The Coal Shed are known for their hearty platters and uniquely sourced meat and fish. 

Slick yet simple, it's clear that The Coal Shed intend to let the food do the talking with interiors that remain classic and fresh. From rich mahogany stained furniture and low hanging steel lamps to bright windows and unique pieces of art dotted about the main restaurant, The Coal Shed manage to maintain a relaxed yet upmarket feel throughout. Those looking for something a little more special will be interested in nabbing the table in their private dining room for up to 14 people, boasting its own waitress and bespoke menus. 

Food is served straight from their charcoal oven, where Scottish cattle steaks and grilled seafood are premium pickings in the restaurant amongst many other notable meat dishes. Whisky lovers, hurrah, will be impressed by their international selection and recommendations of this rich tipple.

Looking to bring your own wine? Dabble in a little BYOB on Monday nights as The Coal Shed charge a mere £5 corkage fee.


  • Splash the Cash £££
  • Wheelchair Access
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 17:00 22:00 Private Hire Only.
Tuesday 17:00 22:00 Private Hire Only.
Wednesday 17:00 22:00 Private Hire Only.
Thursday 12:00 22:00 Private Hire Only.
Friday 12:00 22:00 Private Hire Only.
Saturday 12:00 22:00 Private Hire Only.
Sunday 12:00 20:00 Private Hire Only.



The Coal Shed, 8, Boyces Street, BN1 1AN


The Lanes


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Grill, British, Gastro, Roast Dinner and Steak food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Using a real charcoal oven and great quality, locally sourced ingredients, The Coal Shed aims to be one of the best places for steak on the South Coast. Order the sirlion steak at £28.00.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Chef's Library Room Private Room 14 20 - 850 2000

Perfect for intimate private dining in the heart of Brighton, The Chef's Library room can seat up to 14 guests. The room is located on the restaurant's upper floor and decorated with a selection of the chef's most inspiring cookbooks. 

The room is available for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Groups can choose from two delicious group dining menus. Dine from the three course Set Menu, with seasonal courses, or indulge in the chef's Feasting Menu, with indulgent sharing courses for the table. Looking for something special? The Coal Shed also offers entirely bespoke tasting menus with matching wines. 


Exclusive Hire Venue Hire 50 60 - 3,500 9,000

Located just shy of The Lanes, The Coal Shed is a great location for celebrations in the heart of Brighton. Available for intimate wedding receptions, parties and corporate events, exclusively hiring the venue gives your group full access to the main dining room and excellent cocktail bar. 

The restaurant can be hired seven days a week for lunch or dinner and a bespoke package will be created for each event. 

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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