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Al Duomo is Brighton’s oldest Italian restaurant and a local icon, much like its namesake – the domed India Gate that leads into The Pavillion Gardens. Having been serving Brighton for 40 plus years it’s safe to say that Al Duomo is doing something right! Pasta and gelato are freshly made in-house and their sourdough stone-baked pizzas are woodfired, the way they should be. The brightly decorated spacious restaurant is great for big and small groups, special occasions and quick tasty lunches.
Situated in the heart of the Lanes, Bohemia Brighton is a relaxed day time venue serving a freshly prepared menu from breakfast until evening meals; then in the evening, Bohemia transforms into a late-night lounge and cocktail bar. A great choice for daytime and early evening dining in a luxurious building set over three floors. Private dining available and one of Brighton’s go-to cocktail bars. Look out for live music and entertainment.
One of Brighton’s best known pubs, the Black Lion Brighton, is situated in the heart of The Lanes just near the seafront on Black Lion Street. The Black Lion menu is all about pub classics cooked using fresh and seasonal produce from in and around Sussex. Whether you are in the market for a light lunch or a slap up meal, the menu selection here is versatile, from lunch through to the evening. The Black Lion also serve a delicious Sunday lunch.
Book now to reserve your table on the Brighton Regency Routemaster afternoon tea tour. The tours will take you across town, along the coast and highlight some of the city’s most iconic and historic attractions. Afternoon tea is served onboard alongside a variety of teas from Metrodeco, gin cocktails from Brighton Gin and Prosecco. The whole experience lasts approximately one and a half hours, but the memories should last a lifetime!
Situated on Seven Dials, Brighton Cocktail Company is a nifty five minutes walk from Brighton Station, so ideal for a pre-train tipple or post-train, after-work destination point. Luxuriously furnished, with a relaxed atmosphere and an offering that’s underpinned by sustainability and quality. You’ll find innovative cocktails, modern European sharing platters and small plates, brunch at the weekends and an enviable secluded terrace to the rear. They also host regular events – which you’ll want to book now for!
Brighton Cookery School is an innovative and creative cookery school located in the very heart of Brighton. Their philosophy is for you to learn, cook and eat in a professional and relaxed environment, while you have fun with friends, loved ones or colleagues. Brighton Cookery School offers a range of cookery classes throughout the year from Pasta Perfection to Macaron Masterclasses. Each class lasts a minimum of two hours, is professionally taught with ingredients and equipment all included. Take a look at all their upcoming classes and book down below.
Burnt Orange describes itself as “a new grownup hangout for Brighton”. Located in the Old Coach House on Middle Street, The Lanes, it has a beautiful courtyard for alfresco dining and a luxuriously comfortable restaurant with an open bar and kitchen. Seasonal small plates are creatively prepared and exquisitely presented and the drinks menu of cocktails and quality wines invites you to linger and savour each moment.
The Cleveland Arms is a comfortable and modern, community pub located in the Fiveways area of Brighton. The menu blends elevated pub classics (large plates) with stylish small plates that focus on bold and creative flavours. Locality is central to the menu, both in sourcing ingredients and in crafting it to reflect the neighbourhood. Sunday roasts are a popular occasion at The Cleveland Arms where families and friends come together before the working week begins.
The Coal Shed on Boyce Street (The Lanes) is specialist meat and fish restaurant in the heart of Brighton where all grilled dishes come from their Josper oven. Critically acclaimed by The Telegraph and The Guardian this super slick venue is arguably Brighton’s best steak restaurant and has been for some time. Offering a modern, wooden-floored restaurant with industrial details The Coal Shed brings you attention to detail throughout and every cut of beef you can imagine. Sister venue to The Salt Room and Burnt Orange. Modern private dining area is also available on the first floor.
Born in Brighton brewed in Brighton and consumed in Brighton. Brighton Beer Brewery may be as authentically local as you can get, but their beers are also internationally celebrated and decorated. Now, you can enjoy their fine brews from their beer garden, which is conveniently set next to their Kemptown based microbrewery. The garden has a seated capacity of 66 and hosts a rotation of street food caterers. Covered seating is available on booking and walk-ins are welcome.
The Coppa Club is a spacious, modern stylish venue in the newly developed Hannington’s area of the Lanes. Plenty of space in the dining area and bar with large windows make this a light-filled luxurious spot from brunch through to evening. The all-day menu covers light bites to full meals and the bar is well-stocked from beers to dazzling cocktails. The courtyard features four igloos for exclusive cosy alfresco drinking and dining, that’s just a little bit special.
The Cricketers is a great Brighton pub in the heart of the Lanes. Featuring a classic saloon, courtyard dining room and additional saloon and function rooms. The food is from the kitchen of local Chef Phil Bartley, which promises excellence in every dish, and sources ingredients locally and to the highest standards. This is a lively pub, popular with locals and visitors alike. Many come for the convenience of its location but most stay for its cheerful social atmosphere and excellent food and drink.
Curry Leaf Cafe in Brighton Lanes is the place to book for traditional South Indian street food, tandoor-grilled specialities, expertly spiced curries and spiced desserts. Book a table here to enjoy some killer cocktails and the city’s best craft beer list. Curry Leaf Cafe is a cafe and has the price list to match. A three-course meal costs around £20 per head, and a filling, healthy lunch can be had for as little as £7. Expect a colourful and vibrant venue with a great range of vegan and vegetarian options available too. One of ‘Britain’s 12 Best Indian Restaurants’ -according to BBC Good Food Magazine.
New to Brighton in late 2019 and a new all-day dining destination restaurant and bar on Brighton seafront. Serving small plates, sharing menus, interactive cooking and delicious cocktails from 11 am until 10 pm. All at Cyan is crafted with sustainability and seasonality in mind. During the daytime, Cyan is the perfect spot for a casual lunch or a coffee. Complimentary speedy wi-fi and USB chargers around their gorgeous circular bar. Nibbles and small plates include oysters, charcuterie, corn ribs, squid, calves liver. Large plates include sirloin steak, cod, grilled vegetables and sharing Sussex charcuterie. Located at the iconic Grand Hotel.
The Dorset Bar and Kitchen has been serving ale and fine comfort foods since 1819 and a place where the Brighton locals hangout in the bohemian North Laine. Serving brunch and dinner across their spacious dining areas, the Dorset is very popular as a bar most evenings so you are guaranteed a cheerful atmosphere. Outdoor seating available. DJs and themed nights. The menu at the Dorset is inspired and sourced from their fabulous Sussex location, taking inspiration from both the sea, and the rolling downland that sandwiches Brighton and Hove. Signature dishes include moules, crab linguini, risotto, chefs burger, fish and chips and short rib.
Enjoy the lunch to dinner small plates menu at DaddyLonglegs. Located on the seafront stretch in Kemptown, this venue is set as a prime destination spot for weekly changing internationally inspired small plates, natural wines and unrivalled alfresco dining in the lawned garden. Book now and reserve your table and enjoy a retreat on the outskirts of the city. They serve an la carte menu of fish specials on Fridays as well as Sunday roasts and host midweek music nights on Wednesdays.
Experience a gastronomic adventure at Dilsk, Brighton. Located in the intimate basement of Drakes Hotel, Dilsk’s modern British tasting menu showcases pioneering cooking practices and sustainable ethics. Enjoy a five-course menu for £55 or the full 10-course menu for £95, available for lunch and dinner service. With an unwavering commitment to sustainable practices, Dilsk’s key ingredients are always seasonal and largely sourced from within Sussex. Book now for an intimate and unforgettable dining experience that should be savoured and complete the experience with a tantalising cocktail from the menu or the handpicked wine pairing.
Discover the culinary delights of Furna Restaurant Brighton. With its inviting atmosphere and delectable menu, Furna offers a memorable dining experience for food enthusiasts. Indulge in their expertly crafted dishes, inspired by Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisines, made with locally sourced ingredients. Whether you’re craving fresh seafood, succulent meats, or vegetarian delights, Furna has something to satisfy every palate. Book a table now to embark on a culinary journey that will leave you wanting more.
Grand by name and grand by nature, this Brightonian masterpiece stands seven stories high overlooking the vast English Channel. Established in 1864, the exterior of the building was restored to its original beauty in 2019 and proudly carries the torch of nostalgic interiors and tradition; Afternoon Tea once favoured by the late Queen Victoria for picking one up from an afternoon slump can be enjoyed here immersed in complementing Victorian grandeur. Dine on brunches and fresh local grills, with spectacular sea views and finish with a cocktail or two at the bar. Now, doesn’t that sound like a day fit for a Queen?
Kindling restaurant offers a range of enticing evening tasting menus and a delectable lunch menu. With their inclusion in the prestigious Michelin guide and frequent appearances in the national press, Kindling is a must visit restaurant in Brighton’s Lanes. From flame-grilled delights to innovative flavour combinations, their menus showcase the best of locally sourced ingredients. Experience their exceptional cuisine by booking a table online and indulging in an unforgettable dining experience.
You’ll want to book ahead for this place. Kitgum is popular and rightly so. The friendly, infectiously high-spirited restaurant is a culinary gift to the city. Find it on Preston Circus, and go back many times! Combining recipes from Gujarat and East Africa, Kitgum brings a truly unique offering to Brighton. The food here is served as small plates, the dishes pack big flavours and the atmosphere is lively and easy-going. If you’re looking for really great food that comes accompanied by great tunes for toe-tapping and lip smacking dining, then you needn’t look further than here!
Tom and Philip, the chaps who started this small chain met here, in Brighton, in 2010 while working at Riddle & Finns. Locally sourced ingredients, cool vibes and quick attentive service with a smile. A regular hang out for the Restaurants Brighton team too when we venture into the centre. As well as chicken and beef burgers, Honest Burgers has a homemade vegetarian southern fried fritter and a vegan plant based burger. Chicken is free range. Honest butchers beef. Plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. Kids menu available.
Lavash on the busy Brighton North Street is an unexpected gem in the city centre. Upstairs the beautiful restaurant easily translates for intimate, romantic evenings and larger groups looking to share a quality Middle Eastern banquet. Here you’ll enjoy platters of freshly made lavash bread which is perfectly bubbly and chewy and hot from the tandoor. It’s perfect for tearing and scooping fresh hummus, smoky baba ganoush and slithers of melt in the mouth lamb kebab. Lavash is open day and night, but it’s the evening that turns this restaurant into a rare jewel in the heart of the city.
Chilled-out beach bar at heart, Lucky Beach Cafe is the UK’s Sustainable Restaurant of the Year and is one of those cafes that locals want to keep a secret… with it’s beachfront location and fresh n funky menu you’ll have to get in early to nab a seat. But it’s definitely worth a short wait in order to fill your boots with delicious brunch offerings and top notch burgers. Veggie and vegan friendly. A sustainable wonder located in the old fisherman quarters. Best known for their innovative brunch and burger menus, though very popular for fish, crab, vegan and vegetarian food. The best spot for people watching at the seaside.
Popular French-run eatery in the North Laine, serving Gallic classics and daily specials from breakfast to dinner – everything locally sourced where possible. Located on Trafalgar Street and consistently offering a vibrant cheery atmosphere. Offering a sun trap on a sunny day, with alfresco seating available. French classics include substantial plates of steak-frites, beef bourguignon or lighter dishes like tartines, salads, sandwiches & platters. Also great for a coffee and french pastries. Voted consistently in top 3 best brunches in Brighton at the BRAVO awards. And obviously they do an outstanding moules frites!
Book a table at Moshimo in a few simple steps! With an almost fanatical following, Moshimo is a Japanese restaurant seen by many in the city as a Brighton institution. It’s the city’s original conveyor-belt sushi bar serving handmade and sustainable sushi and a delicious hot food menu. The restaurant is housed in an award-winning modernist building in Bartholomew Square, which has been designed to resemble a floating lantern. The walls slide open completely as if they were Japanese shoji paper walls. There’s a neat deck outside, allowing diners to sit on the deck itself, reminiscent of sitting on tatami mats. Substantial vegan options available.
The Mesmerist in The Lanes is a long-standing favourite among locals. The venue is vast, spanning three floors, with stunning interiors throughout. By day the the pub serves a fantastic menu from UmamiNation. You’ll find tasty Asian infused Eastern dishes, like Umami burgers and kimchi loaded fries. All the classic drinks are available as well as well made cocktails. The Mes has the benefit two outside seating areas, one street side and the second a large rooftop terrace. By night the venue transforms into fun fuelled party spot with DJ’s playing tunes and elevating the party atmosphere.
Book now to enjoy the cult burger champions MEATliquor. It’s not all burgers, as their name suggests, the venue is also beverage heavy and while visiting, it would be (almost) criminal not to fully indulge in one of the hard shakes. For those of you who don’t know, a hard shake is a boozy milkshake, of course they are also available in the soft variety. They also serve a fantastic selection of American diner inspired sides and sauces. You can find MEATliquor on York Place. It’s hard to miss due to the vibrant pink exterior. Inside you can expect more vibrant interiors, funky artwork and a banging soundtrack for some truly hedonistic dining.
Book a table at this Brighton seafront American diner restaurant where. The New Club offers everything from breakfast through to late night dinner and all the beverages (and cocktails) you could want in between. The food is freshly made and inspired by their experience of simple honest New York and Californian diners. Here you can expect a strong brunch offering, juicy fun-loving burgers for lunch and dinner serving of small and large plates that all celebrate bold flavours. A great spot for alfresco dining overlooking the famous i360 and Brighton Beach. The perfect sun trap on sunny days!
Purezza in Kemptown is the UK’s first entirely vegan pizzeria, bringing authentic Italian sourdough pizzas without the animal parts to Brighton in 2015. Since then they’ve gone on to national and international recognition and opened up new restaurants across the country and a retail brand. We’re proud that this part of the plant revolution started here in our city. Booking a table at the OG Purezza is like taking a bite out of a slice of history in the making.
Head down to Brighton seafront where you will find the lovely OhSo Social. OhSo is a great all round venue serving delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner with a smile. What is truly unique about OhSo Brighton is that it transforms itself from a family-friendly cafe-bar by day into a buzzing hotspot to socialise by evening – serving delicious food, cakes, coffees and artisan beers and wines, as well as cocktails and a good range of spirits.
Intimate family-run neighbourhood French bistro in Brighton’s historic Lanes. Petit Pois is about upscale French cuisine and fine wines without the high price point. Petit Pois Brighton is located in the famous Ship Street only steps away from the bustling seafront where you can watch the chefs at work through the pass and you can be assured of the most charming French hospitality. A perfect venue for a romantic rendezvous or an intimate little place to meet family and friends. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Redroaster is one of Brighton’s best loved coffee shop. Situated at the bottom of St James’ street in the bohemian Kemptown, the stunning Scandinavian style interiors are worth the visit alone. Add to that hand roasted, organic coffee, cocktails and beautiful brunches and lunch and you have yourself the perfect setting for a daytime get together large or small.
Open from 11:30 am until late every day of the week Shelter Hall offers a great public service in being a reliable destination venue here in Brighton. Unrivalled by any other food hall in the city, guests will find seven independent restaurants. Food options are available across the board; from steaks, burgers, pizza and fresh Asian cuisine. They offer a programme of live music and events, drinks, cocktails and panoramic sea views.
The Rum Kitchen on Black Lion Street in the Lanes serves freshly prepared, quality Caribbean food and specialises in rum cocktails. Jerk barbecue is dominant on the menu, mixing warm spice with chargrilled flavour. Daily happy hour cocktails are available every day until 7pm and live DJs play at the weekends. The Rum Kitchen provides a feel-good atmosphere and delicious food every day of the year.
Tutto delivers the best bits of fine Italian dining and that includes more than spectacular cuisine. The food here is exquisitely prepared and comes as small plates. There is something for everyone, raw, grilled, savoury and delectably sweet. From the drinks, you can expect signature Italian cocktails, off-menu classics are also available and a wine list worthy of royalty. There are two fantastic alfresco dining options at both the front and rear of the restaurant, so when the weather permits, you can dine outside and truly immerse in the all Italian experience.
Seafood and grilled meat. The multi-award winning Salt Room is a modern British restaurant which celebrates cooking over coal. Situated on Brighton seafront, the Salt Room presents a chic industrial feel, with uninterrupted sea views and large terrace area. Winner of the national Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2017. On offer: seasonal a la carte menu, afternoon tea menu, excellent value lunch and pre theatre menu. An innovative drinks list can also be enjoyed in their cocktail bar and with your meal. Sibling to Brighton’s Coal Shed restaurant.
Dine on pioneering vegetarian cuisine at the acclaimed Lane’s based restaurant Terre a Terre. Providing Brighton with its first vegetarian fine dining restaurant and continuing to deliver outstanding and innovative food since 1993. Terre a Terre has long established their status as restaurant royalty. For contemporary culinary masterpieces, organic wines and impeccable service, book now and experience excellence for yourself.
The West Hill Tavern Brighton is just a two minute walk up from Brighton train station and has a fantastic view over the city. Being so close to the station, this is the perfect venue for the whole family including little ones and your four-legged friends! Phil Bartely’s Great British Charcuterie is responsible for the main food offering in The West Hill Brighton, with superb hand-stretched sourdough pizzas available daily. These pizzas are made with luxury ingredients that have British artisanal quality at their heart.
Located in Patcham, The Ladies Mile pub is a warm and welcoming family-run establishment that caters to the entire community. With its classic pub grub and an impressive selection of drinks, it offers something for everyone. Guests can enjoy delicious lunch and dinner options throughout the week, and indulge in the beloved Sunday roast, a weekly highlight. Whether you’re seeking a hearty meal or a refreshing drink, The Ladies Mile pub is the perfect place to relax and enjoy quality time with family and friends.
Superbly sited next door to The Theatre Royal in the North Laine, Tinto Taperia is in a prime position in the centre of our bustling city. Book now to enjoy the exquisite Spanish tapas, made to order paella and stunning seasonal specials. You can also expect a delightfully Spanish offering from the drinks. Spanish wine, fortified wines and Spanish gins are all well represented on the drinks menu. The restaurant is lively, with a blend of contemporary and classic interiors and a soundtrack of Latin-inspired melodies to further add to the mood.
A hidden waterside gem can be found down at Brighton Marina. The Watershed has a huge west facing, harbourside deck and offers guests a fantastic lunch to dinner menu of bistro classics. So, whether you wish to spend long leisurely lunches watching the yachts dock or toast sundowners at sunset with friends, they’ll have you covered. Book now for top quality grub, fantastic beverages and unbeatable views
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Neighbourhood bistro. etch. is one of Brighton’s highest rated restaurants with 1 Michelin Plate, 3AA rosettes and is nationally recognised in the top 100 UK restaurants. Winner of Brighton’s best restaurant at the 2019 BRAVO awards. Scores 5 in the Good Food Guide. etch. is a 12-table British seasonally inspired tasting menu only restaurant by MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards. Open Wednesday to Saturday for dinner, Thursday to Saturday lunch. etch. offers a choice of five, seven or nine courses tasting menus with matching wine optional. Highly technical and accomplished cooking. Private dining available.
Ready to indulge in a delightful experience at Jo and Co in Hove? Make your reservation right here to secure your spot for a scrumptious breakfast, brunch, or a delicious dinner on Friday or Saturday night. Use their convenient reservation system to book your table and get ready for an award winning occasion.
Hove’s modern neighbourhood restaurant, Cin Cin, offers authentic Italian small plates, homemade pasta, and antipasti, complemented by an outstanding wine list and a selection of aperitifs. You can take a seat on a stool around the counter in the main dining room and leisurely enjoy your evening. Cin Cin is open for both lunch and dinner, and private hire is available for your next celebration. They are child-friendly, and you can bring your dog – just make a note when booking to ensure you have enough room.
Fourth and Church in Hove serve a relaxed but sophisticated menu of seasonally changing dishes. You’ll find an exceptional selection of small-yield and non-certificated organic wines here too. And as an off-license, you can take a bottle home if something really tickles your taste buds. They run an excellent value for money lunch time menu and set and a la carte menus, the latter having small plates and larger options to make up a two or three-course meal. Fourth and Church is flexible without compromising on quality.
Wild Flor is located on Church Road in Hove. Oliver Darby who leads the kitchen has sourced their ingredients from some of Sussex’s finest suppliers. The meat, for instance, is supplied from Garlic Wood Butchery and Saddlescomb Farm, where they practise conscious farming and the welfare of livestock and the environment is of utmost importance. The team behind Wild Flor share such immense enthusiasm and commitment to delivering a first-class dining experience which is definitely reflected in every visit.
Hove Place is a gastropub and bar serving the refined tastes of the Hove community. The pub boasts a beautiful heated garden open all year round. The kitchen serves an elevated menu of locally sourced produce. Enjoy a modern pub classic, a Sunday roast or Deli board at Hove Place and be sure to book on a Sunday.
Huge flavours, small sharing plates and big grills – with produce from the local butcher, the baker and the greengrocer. This is bar dining with some of the cities best hosts. Market is award winning and an upbeat Spanish Tapas restaurant in Brighton. This year you’ll find them in both the BRAVO Top 20 Best Restaurants for Brighton. Great for wines, sherries, tapas, cocktails and Sunday roasts. Excellent private dining or private hire space available.
South America is famed for its prime steak and full bodied wines. The climate is perfect for both and the two complement each other in a sensational way. At LatinoAmerica in Hove you’ll be in safe hands as the Buenos Aires born owner and his team will ensure you have an unforgettable and authentic experience. LatinoAmerica is a great choice for romantic and special occasions, but equally, there are early dining and child menu offers that make for affordable quality dining before late evening.
Authentic, wholesome Greek food, as it should be. Nostos (epic hero returning home by sea) is brand new to Hove in late 2019 and offers the Greek hospitality we expect, in a spacious and modern setting. With origins from the Greek city of Thessaloniki, Nostos takes inspiration from traditional family recipes and their own personal culinary journeys. Favourite main courses include Kleftiko which is a slow-cooked lamb shank, sea bream baked in a salt crust, mousakas, pasta with king prawns and stuffed peppers, known as Yemista. Serving breakfast and brunch. Children’s menu available.
Oeuf café is a little slice of Parisian elegance in the heart of Hove. The spacious cafe is set in the spacious reception of a Third Avenue hotel, the decor is a mix of grand Regency architecture and Parisian pastel hues. They’re open daily for breakfast, brunch and cocktails with a focus on locally sourced produce. This is brunch with a twist of oh là là to it.
Creative fish and seafood dining. The Little Fish Market began back in early 2013, with chef-patron Duncan Ray (Previously Pennyhill Park and The Fat Duck) setting up stove in an intimate 20-cover restaurant. The Little Fish Market is Brighton’s most highly awarded restaurant with 3 AA rosettes and has been a regular feature in the National Restaurant Awards Top 100 UK restaurants since 2017. The set menu runs to a dozen-plus courses and changes with what’s been landed that day.
When you crave real Italian cuisine there’s little else that can satisfy you. On such occasions as these Pesca is here to quench your every Italian desire. Here you’ll find best in traditional Italian favourites, such as homemade pasta, antipasti and fish and meat a la carte mains (and puddings) from Italy. Typically Italian, the family-run restaurant caters well for all ages, any time of day to evening and special occasions are celebrated with much gusto. Bar side dining is available as well as several street side alfresco options. Fancy a tipple? Then you’ll be spoiled for choice with the Italian influenced wine and cocktails, such as Negroni and Aperol Spritz, salute!
Keeping the spirit of the dockyard alive – The Urchin in Hove serve the very best fruits of the sea. These daily fresh catches are exquisitely prepared and can be enjoyed from their covered and heated beer garden or inside the restaurant. You can be certain that the stouts are as fresh as the oysters as they brew their house beer ‘Larrikin’ in the basement. The menu pays special attention to beer and shellfish pairings, but also offer a great range of wines and those with specific dietary requirements haven’t slipped through the net.
The Better Half Pub is tucked away in Hove’s neighbourhood, located close to the seafront just past the end of Hove Lawns. Named after the ‘better half of Hove,’ one of Hove’s oldest public houses. Expect great quality pub dining and a very warm welcome from Simon and his friendly team. Sunday roasts are a big draw and booking is highly recommended.
Book a table at The Farm Tavern in Hove now for you and your crew to enjoy their Sunday roast. The pub has a charming local atmosphere, cosy yet deceptively spacious and offers craft beers, wines, and some fantastic cocktails. You’ll also find a fantastic Eastern European small plates menu to dive into. And if you’re looking for a night to remember then book a table for one of their sea shanty nights.
Libation, the relaxed and trendy bar in Hove, is the perfect spot for unwinding. Whether you prefer a glass of wine or a creative cocktail, their terrace is a great place to enjoy your favourite drink alongside delicious bites. Don’t miss their Saturday nights, featuring a live DJ who will get you dancing on the dance floor. If you’re planning a group outing, be sure to book a table for a fabulous evening of good vibes and great drinks at Libation.
If you’re looking for a culinary treat that is matched by an impeccable setting, then The Cider Tap must be considered. The idyllic Sussex-based tap house and restaurant has teamed up with The Syndicate Kitchen. Together, they produce a food offering and cider experience that is both exceptional and exciting. Book now for their weeknight street food offering made with Sussex’s finest ingredients. Or reserve your table at The Sunday Feast, which features a changing two-course menu of gastronomically good roast dishes with paired sides, and decadent desserts.
Booking a table at The Fig Tree in Sussex is quick and convenient with their online reservation system. Located just 15 minutes from Brighton in the charming village of Hurstpierpoint, this family-run restaurant offers an elegant and memorable dining experience. With a focus on seasonal and local produce, they’re thoughtfully crafted menus, including a delightful 6-course tasting menu, showcase culinary creativity. Whether you’re planning a lunchtime visit or a private celebration, The Fig Tree provides seating for up to 38 guests. Vegetarian tasting menus available. Dinner is served: Wednesday – Saturday 6.30pm – 9.00pm. Open lunch: Thursday – Saturday 12.0 pm – 2.00pm.
Morley’s Bistro is a relaxed, comfortable and pooch friendly restaurant that is nestled in the heart of the historic village of Hurstpierpoint. Morley’s Bistro is all about sustainable, locally sourced ingredients, this is reflected in the seasonal offerings within their daily specials. Their menu is sophisticated and offers an exciting array of dishes to all diners including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diets. Upstairs from the restaurant, they have cosy, chic rooms to bed down in.
The New Inn, found in the picturesque village of Hurstpierpoint, is a country pub with unique charm. Perfect for all occasions, all year round, open log fires in the winter create a cosy, warming atmosphere while during the summer, a large garden with plenty of sunlight is the perfect spot for a post-walk pint. A seasonal menu offers dishes made from local produce which are all prepared fresh to order including a selection of dishes cooked on the Josper charcoal oven. In addition, the drinks list features wines and beers from Sussex breweries.
The Tasting Rooms at Rathfinny earned themselves a Michelin Plate in 2020 thanks to Head Chef Chris Bailey’s commitment to quality and locally sourced produce delivered with expertise. Currently the Tasting Rooms offers two dining experiences, the three course Estate Vineyard Picnic hamper which can be collected Wednesday to Sunday and the “Seafood and Wine Kitchen” available on the decking or alfresco in the vineyard, also available Wednesday to Sunday. Both options are best enjoyed with their award-winning sparkling wines.
The Crabtree in Lower Beeding, just outside of Horsham, is a picturesque country pub with a large garden and simple modern interiors. The pub is renowned for their excellent locally sourced and seasonally-led modern menu and celebratory Sunday roasts. They have a cellar of quality wines and a well-kept bar of craft ales and real beers. The Crabtree currently holds a Michelin plate and is in The Good Food Guide.
Nestled in the scenic village of Rottingdean, a stone’s throw away from Brighton, The Plough Inn is a charming traditional pub that exudes warmth and character. With its inviting atmosphere and rustic charm, it offers a delightful escape for locals and visitors alike. The pub’s menu boasts a tempting array of home-cooked dishes, highlighting modern pub classics. Guests can relish the Deli Boards, perfectly complemented by a glass of wine, or indulge in the famous ‘Bartley Roast’ on a Sunday.