Things to do in Brighton

Yuletide With #BrightonUpYourChristmas Our fabulous restaurants have been amongst the hardest hit by the 2020 pandemic. But things are looking a little brighter for the hospitality sector this season. With evening curfews extended until 11 pm and most of our retailers permitted to trade over December, we may find that although a little different from…

Starfish and Coffee Brighton

Brighton Brunch Roundup For a city as social and foodie as Brighton, brunch is the perfect weekend meal (other than a roast). As a meal, it fulfils a social function that breakfast seems incapable of (no talking before coffee please), while also allowing for socially acceptable drinking before lunchtime. Generally served from anywhere between 11…

Brighton Cookery School review

Pasta Perfection at Brighton Cookery School Like many people over the last few months, I’ve developed a keen interest in picking up new skills. Brighton Cookery School offers a series of cooking classes throughout the year, from Pasta Perfection to Macaroon Masterclasses, and located in the heart of Brighton, you really don’t have an excuse…

The Coal Shed review

Supper to Get Fired Up About If The Coal Shed was part of the zodiac it’d definitely be a fire sign, as hot coals cooking is at its core. Hidden from view in the engine room of this meat and fish destination is a Josper grill – a world-renowned, Spanish-designed legend of charcoal gastronomy that…

Things to do in Brighton with the kids

Brighton for kids Half Terms are here for teachers to repair their frayed nerves. They also offer the little/big ones some time to pitch up and decompress from their mammoth climb up Mount Education-est.   With all the Covid-19 restrictions in place, the options of what to do with the little tykes may feel a…

Sophisticated and sustainable dining at The Salt Room A beacon of light as we walk along past the storm-tossed sea; The Salt Room, a modern British restaurant focussing on sustainably sourced Josper-grilled fish and meat, resting just below the glowering red-brick Hilton Metropole. Owner and restaurant entrepreneur Raz Helalat was handed the then dormant hotel…

Curry Leaf Cafe review

Authentic Indian cuisine at Curry Leaf Cafe In need of comfort food on a soggy, grey October evening, hubby and I head to Curry Leaf Café in Brighton’s Lanes. Stepping through the doors of this informal Indian eatery with its buzzy atmosphere, friendly welcome and colourful décor immediately puts a smile on my face and…

Veggie dish at GB1 at The Grand Hotel Brighton

Sustainable Restaurants Brighton During the lockdown period, we all became aware and directly affected by the result of man’s excessive intrusion on the natural world. We also all had a lot of time to observe and value what little patches of nature we have and to take stock. We at Restaurants Brighton have always tried…

Morleys Bistro – a countryside escape with it all From time to time we all find that the city hustle can become too much, and especially during these COVID times, the idea of a countryside escape offers even more appeal. Hurstpierpoint being only ten miles away from Brighton offers us townies a big scene change…

Kindling ElderBerries

Wild Food By Season In Britain, we are lucky enough to have four incredible seasons. Each unique to itself, and each one providing us with the opportunity to experience a wide variety of wild growing, seasonal produce. At some point in our life, most of us will have been foraging for blackberries, some of us…

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