Why we love Drakes of Brighton Beneath the boutique bedrooms of Drakes of Brighton hotel is The Restaurant at Drakes, a multi-award winning fine dining restaurant known for its modern European cuisine and exceptional service.  Drakes of Brighton offers fine dining in a discreet city hideaway, and here are a few reasons why we love…

Chard Brighton ‘We are thinking of getting a doorbell and sign saying, ring for dinner’ explains Ciaran as he takes our coats and leads us up a beautifully grand wooden staircase leading to one of the dining rooms Chard has to offer. Stylish and Chic Owners Mae, Ciaran and Benny, have recently moved into their…

Terre à Terre Restaurant – veggie food but not as you know it The brains behind one of the UK’s most innovative vegetarian restaurants, Amanda Powley and Philip Taylor, have been setting taste buds alight for more than a quarter of a century. Launched in the Lanes back in 1993, Terre à Terre Restaurant has…

Smorl’s Brighton – Vegan Pitta Masterclass Not only do Smorl’s Brighton make, in our opinion, the best houmous you will ever taste, but they also serve hungry tummies, delicious and nourishing vegan lunches in Brighton’s Open Market. On the menu, a falafel bolognese, loaded salads, houmous pies, mezze cakes and their famous falafels pitta pockets, otherwise…

Brunch at Café Malbec We arrive at Café Malbec ravenous. We’ve heard rumours of picada, that delicious spread of cured meats and cheeses that tides Argentinians over until their main event arrives. If you are in Argentina, you can rest assured that this main event will arrive with fanfare. And meat. Unfortunately, at this point, we…

Afternoon Tea Brighton – Our Guide Cakes, scones and savoury treats served with lashings of speciality tea or a glass of fizz: what could be more British than an afternoon tea? And with Brighton’s historic hotels, pioneering restaurants and quirky cafes, our city is brimming with places to indulge in the ritual. Take your pick from our list…

Pancake Day Brighton We’ve come a long way from the thin crêpe served with caster sugar and lemon juice. Today, pancakes feature heavily on breakfast and main menus with the American stacks being a particular favourite. Pancake Day is traditionally the day when foods are used up before forty days of fasting leading to Easter.…

Brighton & Hove Restaurant Awards are Back! The BRAVOs have returned for their third year! In 2018 27,053 votes were cast as members of the public gave BRAVOs to over 400 Sussex-wide venues and across 16 categories, establishing the competition as a central part of the local food and drink events calendar. With the voting…

GungHo Brighton Talks Sustainability Julien Barnett, owner of GungHo Brighton and mixologist extraordinaire is also a strong sustainability advocate. We’re not just talking paper straws here, with GungHo Julien proves that it is possible to create inspiring and fun solutions to a very real problem. Right now, it seems the word ‘sustainability’ is on everyone’s…

5 Things To Know About Persian Cooking Here in Brighton, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to international cuisine. In an attempt to know a little more about Persian cookery, we chat to Shiraz Restaurant on Western Road who specialises in Iranian dishes cooked over charcoal. From the different ways to cook rice…