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A great result for Snowdogs by the Sea

We are very proud to hear that on Tuesday 5th December the auction of individually designed and very special ‘Snowdogs’, part of the recent Snowdogs by the Sea campaign in Brighton, raised an enormous £337,000 for The Martlets hospice. In July we commissioned local artist Louise Dear to exclusively design our Snowdog, called “Crush Puppy”. Famed for her vibrant and …

Donatello – Christmas for food-lovers on a budget!

This Christmas, one of the best things about Donatello’s Christmas menu, besides the delicious homemade food, is their great price. For Pizza and Pasta lovers – £10.50 for 2-courses £12.50 for 3-courses (2 courses not available Friday and Saturday after 6pm) And the Christmas menu is available for £17.50 per person for three courses or the VIP Christmas Menu, including …

Brighton Family Restaurant Donatello Sponsor Brighton and Hove Albion Dugout

Brighton’s favourite family Italian restaurant, Donatello, has been named as the official sponsor of the Brighton and Hove Albion dugout at the Amex Stadium this season. The sponsorship announcement comes days after they were named sponsor of the Seagulls’ pre-season friendly against Lazio of Rome on 31 July and it marks a ten-year relationship with the club. Donatello’s name will …

How Much is that Puppy in the Window?

Brighton’s favourite family Italian restaurant, Donatello, has commissioned local artist Louise Dear to exclusively design their Snowdog as part of the Martlets Hospice charity drive across the city. Famed for her vibrant and beautiful faces and flower-themed art, Louise will be creating a Sophia Loren design for the Donatello Snowdog, named ‘Crush Puppy’. The Snowdog arrived at Louise’s Crush Studio …

Laughter & Food! Brighton Welcomes The Best of This Year’s Edinbrugh Fringe!

With an undeniable sense of doom and gloom hanging in the air after the tortious EU referendum and the (less) extricating exits of England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland from the 2016 Euros, it’s clear to see that our ‘United’ Kingdom could do with a right good cheer up. Luckily for comedy lovers around the country, comedy clubs …

Star-Studded Comic Con Takes Over Brighton Centre!

This coming weekend, the Brighton Centre will be filled to the brim with giants, wizards, and time-travellers alike. Film & Comic Con Brighton promises to bring you some of your favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics, as well as a whole host of fun activities including photo shoots, autograph sessions, panels and hundreds of stalls full of TV and …

Let’s Do The Time Warp Again! The Rocky Horror Show Slays Brighton

A week into its festive run, the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Theatre Royal in Brighton has already got audiences bending their knees in time to this fantastic science fiction/double feature, picture show. Running up until the 2nd January, it is the perfect adult alternative to the traditional pantomimes that hit the local Brighton theatres every year. With over …

Donatello Launches New Ice Cream

After feedback from customers on our comments cards it became clear that most customers felt they wanted a little more out of our Ice Cream selection. We started to source a new Ice Cream supplier and after many arduous hours of tasting premium Italian Ice Cream we have settled on a supplier who has the same passion as ourselves for …

Claire Sweeney Visits Donatello

Actress and TV presenter, Claire Sweeney came in to Donatello on Sunday for a lovely, authentic, Italian lunch.   Here she is looking lovely in a summer dress, pictured with Donatello House Manager, Mikele Addis. The stars love to visit us at Donatello, where you are sure of a warm welcome and delicious, fresh Italian food at great value prices.

Important message for all our Donatello customers

Donatello are delighted to announce our reopening on the 4th July!

We are ready to take bookings and welcome you back to our restaurant!
Please make a booking for your table from the 4th July by calling our reservations team on 01273 775477.

We will be opening every day from the 4th from noon until 10.30pm and will have limited tables both inside and outside, plus a smaller menu to accommodate our kitchen staff safely. We are looking forward to seeing you all again.

For now, we are still operating as a TAKEAWAY from Tuesday to Sunday 12 noon until 9.30pm so just phone us with your order on 01273 775477 and park outside to collect. Or simply pop down to us and say "hi", as our takeaway menu is also displayed on the front wall of the restaurant.

For home delivery, you can order through @deliveroo.

Please rest assured that we are doing our utmost to keep our customers and staff safe and well.

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