Pubs and Bars with Restaurants
93 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2BA
Ganges Brasserie offers its diners an authentic taste of fine fusion cuisine, heavily influenced by the delicate use of spices and incandescent flavours of Bangladesh. The venue itself is deceptively large, but maintains an atmosphere of exclusivity and privacy. With dark wooden floors and a palette of creams and muted beige, the tasteful traditional artwork and gentle Bhangra music, alongside subtle spot-lighting and mellow candlelight, makes this more than just a restaurant - this is an unforgettable dining experience. Staff are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable, with a real passion for the food they serve. Ganges offers a concise menu, which promises both the expected cuisine - fluffy naan bread, fragrant rice and a delectable range of bhajis and puris - along with some spectacular speciality dishes, which the restaurant claims are not available anywhere else in the area. Of particular note is the beef with satkora, an elegant dish infused with limes imported from Sylhet. The size of oranges, these limes perfectly accompany the beef, offering a depth of flavour and a bitter tanginess that is truly unique. Another gastronomic delight is the mas bhaja - imported boal (freshwater fish) lightly spiced and served sizzling with fried onions. The vivid intense red of the marinade makes this dish a spectacular feast for the eyes as well as the tastebuds, and its dry texture is perfectly offset by a generous serving of homemade mint and yoghurt sauce. The dessert menu offers a range of refreshing ice creams and liqueur coffees to complete your meal. There is also a large selection of fine wines, beer and a range of other drinks, ensuring all tastes are accommodated. The New Zealand Makuta sauvignon blanc offers a light, refreshing yet tangy accompaniment, particularly to the fish dishes. The Ganges experience doesn't stop at the completion of your meal. The seductive and sophisticated G Bar located downstairs opens until 2am on Fridays and Saturdays, offering a range of bar snacks and drinks. This stylish bar is available for hire with no charge, and can accommodate up to 50 people.