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Pictured, the North Laine in Brighton which is the gateway to many Restaurants in Brighton. The winter scene shows twinkly lights, cobbled streets and the picture is from a roof top terrace nearby. The area has plenty of Brighton Restaurants.

Immerse yourself in the Brighton Christmas Party Guide which showcases the best restaurants Brighton has to offer. An ultimate roundup of top-notch restaurants, pubs, and cafes for your festive celebrations in Brighton, Hove, and Sussex.

Whether you seek seafront winter igloos, grand event spaces transformed into themed winter wonderlands, ideas for New Year’s Eve, or a tucked-away Hove pub with all the festive trimmings, our guide presents a suite of options to suit every taste and create plenty of festive ideas for Restaurants in Brighton.

Food news, events, latest openings

Stay connected with our week-to-week updates through the Restaurants Brighton news and enjoy our Things to do in Brighton this Christmas round up. Stay abreast of recent openings, award-winning restaurants, our latest visits, and enjoy our weekly competitions

If you’re in search of something different and need some inspiration, explore our events page. It provides you with up-to-date information on food and drink events in the city. Additionally, you can check out the monthly Scoop for a comprehensive rundown of what’s happening each month. Find unique and exciting experiences here on our restaurant offers page too, or look for daily updates on our social channels. 

Discover the ease of making reservations online for restaurants in Brighton, Hove, and Sussex.

Whether you’re craving tasting menus, a romantic atmosphere, a casual small plates experience, wine tasting or a 2023 BRAVO winner, these restaurants offer a seamless reservation process.

Book a table online.

Where're you drinking?

There are plenty of places to eat in Brighton, but what about places to drink?

Bars come in different shapes and sizes and to suit all moods. Whether you’re looking for a cocktail bar, rooftop bar, wine bar, or a bar bar we’ve got you covered for all types of bars in Brighton.

Use our Bars in Brighton page to find what you are looking for. 

The Brighton Clocktower looking magnificent on Queens Road/ North Road intersection. The clock tower area of Brighton is a gateway area where you can access plenty of Brighton restaurants.


Explore a world beyond just food in with gourmet pop-ups, cook and eat master classes featuring top chefs, wine and cheese tasting events, Christmas celebrations, and live entertainment. The culinary scene is bustling with winter events as the city gears up to welcome the New Year in 2024. Let our calendar be your go-to guide for the finest food and drink events in Brighton, Hove, and beyond.

In need of inspiration?

Keep up to do date with the new Restaurants in Brighton, Hove and Sussex. From the latest fine dining restaurants and cocktail bars to the newest burger joints and cafes. Where will you be trying next in this city?

Some of our favourite new restaurants in Brighton and Hove in 2023 include The Permit Room (By Dishoom), Fumi and Wabi Sabi. Watch this space also for further news on the new look Coal Shed relocating to North Street in Spring 2024.


At the 2023 BRAVOs (Brighton Restaurant Awards Vote Online) the public voted 56,983 times and here are the results for the best Brighton restaurant accolade.

Burnt Orange was voted the most popular restaurant in Brighton, with Bonsai Plant Kitchen 2nd and Terre á Terre 3rd. Brighton fiercely supports the independent restaurant scene and is considered the vegan capital of the UK. 

While Brighton and Hove restaurants still remain starless, there are some otherwise notable entries worth celebrating in Brighton in this years Michelin round-up.

These  include etch. The Little Fish Market, Burnt Orange, Wild Flor and Tutto to name a few.  Nearby Sussex restaurants with one Michelin Star include Restaurant Interlude, The Pass and Gravetye Manor. We hope our cities restaurants will be recognised in the Michelin guide in years to come as more and more talented Brighton chefs receive national critical acclaim. 

Dilsk is one of the newest Brighton openings of 2023 which is situated at the Drakes Hotel. Other openings include Carne in Hove, Fumi, Wabi Sabi, The Permit Room. This is as well as new additions to the food market offering at Shelter Hall located on Brighton seafront. Here is the full round up of new restaurants across Brighton and Hove

Lunch in Brighton and Hove is very popular with a variety of lunch options in different corners of the city. Bottomless brunches, seafront views, Drag Brunches and afternoon teas are favourites. This food and drink events guide will give you plenty of ideas.