Polpo Brighton – Chef interview During another beautiful day in Brighton we had the pleasure of catching up with executive chef James Brown at Polpo Brighton on New Road. We spoke about everything from his favourite cookbook to his dream celeb dinner date. Here are some of the highlights from our chat.  Traditional cooking…

UNAPOLOGETIC FLAVOURS AT FOURTH AND CHURCH It actually feels like summer as we head off to sample small plates at Fourth & Church. The restaurant’s modest, tasteful wooden tables and glass shopfront is drenched in warm light. The lucky ones have already settled in to enjoy a bottle at sunset with their nearest and dearest.…

Come up to the attic L’Atelier Du Vin – The prohibition themed bar in Kensington Gardens happily ends it relationship with 1920’s at the bit where there’s no alcohol. Rather it is a celebration of socialite culture, a place for conversation lubricated by exquisite drinks. Two years in planning and constructing, L’Atelier is a love…

Graduation Brighton – The Final Test. Months of revising, late night essay writing, energy drinks (and energy drink induced hysteria), study group sessions (and study group session induced hysteria) have finally, finally paid off, and graduation should be the big slap on the back every student deserves. But there’s one more test- finding a venue…

Bars Brighton – Shake, pour, pose. The cocktail is an evocative potion, conjuring up the parties of the 1930’s socialites, the sartorial wit of Dorothy Parker and the lethal charm of James Bond. Every cocktail is a statement, so they’re as much about who you want to be, as they are about what you want…

Things to do in Brighton As visitors to the city file down in their train carriage load to a mile wide strip of beach between the Palace Pier and the i360, we at Restaurants Brighton take a slightly wider view of why Brighton is such a great place to explore. Naturally, us being us, our…

The Urchin Hove –  Review Having moved away from Hove a few years back, we are yet to have the pleasure of trying the food at The Urchin. We are very excited that on a warm Sunday afternoon today is the day. The Urchin is a wonderful, warm and inviting pub with a great beer…

Sustainability Restaurants Brighton It is no surprise that the Sustainable Restaurant Association reports a huge increase in interest over the last ten years surrounding sustainable dining. Brighton is, and has for some time been a hub for that buzzword ‘sustainability’ and we are hugely lucky to be the home of some of the UK’s best…

Hilton Metropole Brighton –  Bottomless Brunch We’re lucky in Brighton and Hove to have an abundance of brunch options. Infact, I dare say that you could enjoy brunch at a different venue every weekend of the year if you so wished. Well, here’s another must-visit to add to the list: The Waterhouse Bar & Terrace…

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