Leonardo opened is doors to the public in 1996.
Since the opening in June 1996, Leonardo has gone from strength to strength, starting at fairly humble beginnings, its popularity has superseded itself and earnt it the reputation of being the best Italian restaurant on the South coast. In December 1999, the restaurant was awarded "the Best Restaurant of Brighton & Hove", voted for by the general public.
The guests travel from throughout Sussex and even further a field to sample the wide variety of dishes from the renowned menu including home made pasta and pizza, prepared in the Leonardo kitchen, succulent steak, chicken and veal dishes, freshly caught fish, all marvelously presented and served with seasonal vegetables. The menu is extensive and prices are acceptable with choices of affordable set menu for tutti i gusti.
Leonardo Restaurant is a bona fide Sicilian-Italian family run business bringing forth the true flavour of Italy to Sussex. Leonardo produces traditional Italian food, while using some of the greatest Italian recipes accompanied by the best ingredients. Today Leonardo is definitely the "Don" of the Italian restaurant in the area accounting of a huge follow with an exquisite clientele. Leonardo offers a wide range of authentic Italian cuisine in homely surroundings. It is our aim to provide the highest standard of quality Italian Food with exceptional service bringing the true flavour of Italy to Hove & Brighton.