table laid out with two different types of pizzas two glasses of beer

After soaking up what I fear may be the last of the summer sun, my dining companion and I headed along to The West Hill Tavern – our stomachs empty and ready for pizza. For me, the West Hill is something of a Brighton institution. I’ve spent many long afternoons surrounded by their gorgeous houseplants…

I last visited Smorl’s to write a blog in December 2018. I tagged along on a Brighton food tour before being thoroughly overindulged and may have even suggested Sarah and her brother Christian were trying to kill me with a food overdose. The truth is Smorl’s has become a staple part of my eating habit,…

Burnt Orange: Indulgent grazing to get you fired up The evocatively named Burnt Orange burst onto the Brighton scene in June 2021 at just the right moment: lockdown was ending, summer was (sort of) simmering, and our appetite for quality, professionally cooked food was boiling over. Few restaurants attract as much anticipation; word of mouth…

Brunch at Small Batch Coffee Norfolk Square

Small Batch Goes Big Brunch Small Batch Coffee may be named so due to its roasting process (they do it in, erm, small batches to ensure freshness and precision) but it’s fast become something of a Big Batch in Brighton, with sites cropping up across the city. Success has been hard won, in a town…

Table laid with two plates with burgers and fries on

Honest Burgers and their Summer Special, the ‘Brighton Hot’ Gourmet burgers; a trend that clearly isn’t leaving Brighton anytime soon while we have distinguishable options like no other city. Just take Burger Brothers as an example – there’s nothing try-hard here with no burgers being served on slabs of artisan slate, and a strict takeaway…

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