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The Coal Shed in Brighton’s Lanes is a reputable Brighton restaurant serving prime cuts of beef, professionally prepared for you by their Josper oven. A very modern, wooden-floored restaurant with industrial details, using locally sourced meat and fish.

Serving chargrilled steak, seafood, Sunday roasts & more. The Coal Shed steak restaurant in Brighton is recommended by The Telegraph and The Guardian. It is an independent restaurant chain with other super restaurants in the city namely The Salt Room, Burnt Orange and Tutto Italian restaurant. Steak Restaurant Brighton Guide recommendation: try their early evening menu for great value for money.

A regular contender as one of the top 20, or best restaurants in Brighton. This is a stand-out steak restaurant in the city of Brighton and Hove, where a warm welcome and a passionate service is a given. Where better to go than East Sussex’s first authentic Argentinian restaurant in Hove? Here you’ll find prime South American steak with a selection of cuts including skirt steak – a cut favoured in the country. For the meat enthusiast with a friend, go for one of the sharing platters for a tour of what’s best. Don’t forget to add on your sides of sauces that perfectly complement your steak, such as the classic three of chimichurri, provenzal and salsa criolla, or try something signature like stilton sauce or Malbec reduction. And what better way to enjoy your steak than with a glass of Malbec. LatinoAmerica is something of a specialist here and can really introduce you to the taste of South America, bottled. Steak Restaurant Brighton Guide recommendation: Try the Amex sharing plate. 

If you’re in search of the best steak, Carne restaurant in Hove is the place for you. You’ll find high quality, ethically sourced British produce and an extensive wine list. The steak is cooked on a ‘synergy grill’ and there’s an in-house dry-ageing cabinet to bring out the best flavours. Seasoning is paired back to really let the ingredients sing. There are delicious sides to go alongside your steak of choice. Carne offers numerous cuts of their top-quality steak and specials which might include British-produced Wagyu.  And if you don’t fancy steak, the menu offers many other options including some great choices for vegetarians. We have to mention the chic cocktail lounge where you can enjoy a pre-dinner, expertly crafted cocktail. Every detail at Carne has been attentively considered from sourcing and preparing the produce, to the sleek and modern interiors. Imagine dark wooden furnishings, deep teal walls, a stunning quartz centre piece and plush leather sofas – then you’re getting an idea of Carne. If you are looking for the best steak Brighton has to offer, we reckon Carne has you covered.

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Kings Road based New Club brings its New York cool style to our busy stretch of coastline. Providing a great social space that caters for a variety of taste buds and a true take on an American diner, They deliver outstanding Brighton burgers, shakes and other favourites of the States. Steak, while only appearing once on the menu, is a hit here. New York Strip Steak, as they call it, is sirloin sous vide in beef fat, pan fried and topped with bone marrow butter, served with a side of oxtail macaroni, caramelised chicory and walnuts. If this indulgent combination of flavours and textures doesn’t get you salivating, we’re not sure what will! A Brighton seafront restaurant

Sophisticated French restaurant Petit Pois, does simplicity with stunning expertise. Strictly French, but with modern flare and a fantastic wine list to complement the food menu. This Brighton Lanes based restaurant has one fantastic steak option for you to try. A tender beef sirloin, with all the classic French trimmings; sautéd potatoes, peas two ways, pea purée and (their namesake) petit pois, pulled beef bonbon and finished with a rich Bordelaise sauce – this dish is just sublime! 

The Grill, which is set in the opulent Grand Hotel Brighton, has stunning views of the coast and is one of the two Brighton seafront restaurants set in the exquisit building. The Grill, as the name suggests, pivots on one key component, grilled mains. The seasonal a la carte menu also focuses on perfect pairings and showcasing the finest, sustainably sourced ingredients. Steak here comes as a succulent 28-day aged 8oz sirloin, which will undoubtedly be cooked to perfection, you then have the choice of the classic seven sauces to top and eight sides to swoon over. How will you ever decide? 

Set in the beautiful Sussex countryside just south of Horsham, The Crabtree Inn has won Michelin approval and with their exquisite offering, we can’t say that we’re at all surprised! The overall feel is quintessential countryside, Sussex gastro-pub but the food is of elevated quality. The menus here reflect the seasons, and almost all the ingredients used in the dishes are sourced from the local fields and farms. All the beef used at The Crabtree is provided by their neighbour Trenchmore Farm, who pride themselves on sustainable produce and padlock grazing, grass- fed cows. So, you can rest assured that the steaks served here will be of the best quality. 


Brighton is an excellent choice for good quality steak restaurants with aged prime beef available with many reputable restaurants. LatinoAmerica in Hove is the first Argentinian restaurant in Sussex and brings you grass fed beef from Las Pampas. The Coal Shed brings you coal roasted rare breed heritage meat in a slick and modern setting. New to Brighton in 2023 is Carne located in Hove. This Hove restaurant brings you ethically sourced British produce, cooked on their synergy grill with little seasoning to let the ingredients sing. 

Brighton has the following types of venues for steaks.