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Casual Brighton Takeaway
Smorl’s are keeping it real with their mission to deliver old-school, wholefood vegan fare that is as delicious as it is good for you. At the centre of everything they do is their amazing houmous which will spoil you forever for the inferior supermarket stuff. Falafel pittas, salad boxes and falafel bolognese are staples on the menu. Located at Brighton Open Market and available for Brighton takeaway delivery.
Brighton takeaway like you’ve never seen before. Grab your favourite flaky bakes and delicious pastries at BAKED in Hove. When you’re whizzing by and you’re running out of steam you can also pick up a coffee to go (of course). The coffee at BAKED is roasted by the local favourites Trading Post Coffee Roasters, so you can be sure that the ‘go faster juice’ will keep you nicely boosted. BAKED is open for delivery until 4 pm daily.
Fancy an award winning breakfast in bed without actually convincing someone to make it? If you live in Brighton or Hove then you can, because the BRAVO best brunch and multi-award winning cafe Starfish and Coffee offer delivery to your house. Chorizo or plant-based has, full fry-ups, pancakes and salads are among the extensive list of dishes that you can order from 9am – 2pm everyday of the week.
Oeuf’s decadent and delicious Hove breakfasts and brunches are available for Brighton takeaway from 9am everyday. We’re talking stacked pancakes dripping with syrup, full fry-ups loaded with everything you need to ward off the night before and the ultimate cheese toasties. Drinks are also available for home delivery and if you feel like a vitamin kick is in order, then the smoothies will be just the ticket. Breakfast and brunch delivered. Yes please.
At Vios Cafe, everything is available for takeaway, including their coffee smoothies, loaded sourdough, and meze. If you have a perfect spot in mind to savour your Vios treats, go ahead! Grab a delightful bottle of Greek wine and take your meze to the beach, just a short walk away. Enjoy the flavours of the Mediterranean wherever you please with Vios Cafe’s convenient takeaway options.
Ohso Social offers a takeaway menu that can be enjoyed wherever you are, perfect if you have a favourite spot on the beach or they’re full. Served daily from 12pm, you can order one of their delicious burgers including veggie and vegan, or fish and chips. Light bites are available to add on the side, along with a children’s menu, so the whole family can get involved!
Delivery and collection is available from Trading Post Coffee from 7:30 AM everyday for you to indulge in their banging brunches at home or at work. Trading Post has a fantastic plant-based selection of dishes, the vegan rarebit being one of our favourites. As well as delivering breakfasts and brunches that’ll satisfy all dietary requirements. You’ll be wise to pair your order with a caffeinated beverage, because their house roasted beans are among the very best in town.
Curds and Whey in Hove is the combined efforts of local wine champion, L’Atelier du Vin and The Great British Charcuterie. During lockdown, you can enjoy this epic coming together of Britain’s best cheese and charcuterie and fine wine from around the world with virtual tasting sessions or just exceptional hampers of quality to enjoy at your leisure. Who knew you could get such an artisan treat delivered as a Brighton takeaway?
Athena B, fish and chips takeaway
Expert purveyors of fish and chips, Hove’s family-run Athena B has over 50 years of experience, so as you might expect, they’re pretty good at it. Their food is ‘cooked with love and ludicrously tasty’ as stipulated by “Great Uncle” Hambis. Flaky, white fish, crispy batter, crunchy chips with fluffy insides are all on offer but AthenaB goes the extra mile with sustainably sourced ingredients and ethical, biodegradable packaging. Hooray guilt-free fish’n’chips….well almost…!
Luxury Brighton Takeaway
Going for a picnic and don’t quite know what to buy to make it super special? Try a Grand Picnic. They are being described as ‘no average lunch’ and once you see what’s inside this hamper you’ll understand why. They contain dishes to supply you with a veritable midday feast of savoury wraps, pastries, quiche and sweet cakes to enjoy al fresco or back at your home office. Pre-order by 2pm for collection next day.
A grand day in with the inlaws, or perhaps a baby shower or hen event? Afternoon tea is a great British tradition and now with the Grand Afternoon Tea takeaway, you can enjoy your favourite sweet and savoury delights, alfresco or in the comfort of your own home. Pre-order by 2pm for collection next day.
The cafe offers chocolatey treats for you to drink in or take away, they also have a healthy spread of patisserie treats on offer. You can order from Uber Eats to get your chocolate and pastry fix brought to you. Or if you’re swinging by for a Brighton takeaway you can save money and help the planet with 50p off if you bring your own cup.
International Brighton Takeaway
The kitchen at Oculist Brighton serves a tasty menu by Daddy’s Dim Sum which can be enjoyed at the venue or ordered for delivery. You’ll find dishes like steamed dumplings, bao buns, fried chicken, udon noodles with king prawns or chicken and much more. For something sweet there are the mochi dumplings filled with either black sesame or mango. The pan-Asian menu has plenty to choose from and would be great shared with a friend – that way you can choose more of the dishes!
Offering the city’s first fully closed-loop takeaway, Majahma is a subscription-based tiffin delivery service for Brighton. You can expect a weekly changing menu of plant-based, wholesome and homemade Indian cuisine. Delivered to you in a four-tier tiffin which you then heat up at home. Each tiffin typically provides a healthy meal for two, including a curry, dahl, rice, salad or soup and two chapatis. On your next order the empty tiffin is then exchanged for a full one. And so the cycle begins – Eat, heat, repeat. We love this Brighton takeaway concept.
Inspired by the street food culture of the Mexican Pacific coast, a delicious selection of dishes from award-winning Carlito Burrito, is now available to order as a Brighton takeaway. Family secrets, traditional cooking methods and the best produce Sussex has to offer, deliver a truly exciting flavour experience. All their tortillas, totopos and salsas are freshly-made onsite. Just choose from their dazzling array of burritos, quesadillas and tacos, plus one or two of their tasty sides, and prepare to be transported. These guys are still flying high after picking up the #1 spot in the BRAVO’s Good To Go category 2022. Perfect party food and not a bad way to recover the next day…they’re ready – are you?
Brighton’s curry kings the Lane based Curry Leaf Cafe can send the good stuff to you. They lead in providing authentically delicious and nutritious Indian cuisine that’s visually popping and tastes sublime. Curry Leaf came top 3 in BRAVOs 2020 and are proving that their rotating menu of dishes are still some of the most desired around. Top tip from us is that if you haven’t tried the pakora, then make sure to add them in your basket, because no meal is complete without these delightfully addictive treats!
Get ready to tantalise your taste buds with the vibrant, authentic pan-Asian cuisine of Nanima! Located in the heart of Kemptown’s charming village, this family-run restaurant welcomes you with its friendly, personal touch and an ever-changing selection of seasonally-led dishes from India, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Afghanistan. But that’s not all! Nanima is also committed to sustainability, using only eco-friendly, reusable containers and offering a discount to customers who bring their own. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack, a delicious meal, or some irresistible cafe treats, Nanima has got you covered. Only thing is once you’ve sampled the hospitality you might not want to leave.
Happy Maki Brighton
Proving that sushi can be made sustainable, healthy and absolutely delicious – without fish – you can now order dishes from Brighton’s trial-blazing Happy Maki restaurants straight to your door. Sushi rolls, featuring a rainbow of fresh, crunchy vegetables and an impressive range of plant-based meat and fish options, are at the heart of the vegan menu. You can also order exciting poke bowls, huge sushi burritos, loaded satay pockets and healthy salads. Don’t miss out on their famous tempura-style Popcorn Cauliflower and spicy sauces. You can’t fail to be impressed by their environmental credentials too. It’s really not hard to be good when it tastes this great!
One of Brighton’s most popular restaurants, Moshimo, has long been offering a Brighton takeaway. Moshimo is renowned not only for its fantastic Japanese cuisine but for its highly sustainable approach to running a restaurant. As well as fresh delicious sushi you’ll find lots of vegan options, including fish substitutes that are super convincing.
Lavash serves authentic Middle Eastern street food made to order using quality ingredients. Here you’ll find all of your favourites such as falafel and hummus wraps, halloumi and tzatziki wraps, spicy lamb kofta shish and handmade chicken shawarma. Tandoor cooked lavash bread is a feature throughout the menu, it’s the perfect mix of bubbly, chewy and charred, perfect for wrapping or scooping. The full menu is available for home delivery on Uber Eats
London’s hit Caribbean cuisine and rum specialists have found a home in Brighton. And if a stroll down to their seaside setting isn’t on the cards then you can order their freshly-made fare straight to your home. I mean, who can resist those tropical Caribbean flavours? Small plates, such as BBQ wings, fried prawns and fritters are on offer as well as more substantial classics like jerk pork belly with rice ‘n’ peas, mutton curry and deep filled buns. Keep it saucy with their fantastic selection of fruity, tropical and hot dips for you to dunk your plantain chips and wash it all down with one of their yummy beverages.
Wabi Sabi is available for delivery on Uber Eats, indulge in their freshly made sushi and Japanese dishes in the comfort of your home. Pick and choose your favourite dishes and some new ones to create an epic feast with the reassurance you’re ordering from a restaurant that takes pride in their food and everything is made fresh. Traditional sushi, noodles, curries, don buri, desserts – the list goes on, there’s plenty to choose from.
The cult burger joint MEATliquor is available for Brighton takeaway and delivery. Deliciously indulgent food from here is the right amount of naughty and 100% tasty. Once you’ve decided on their Brighton burger (it might not be easy because the extensive selection of quirky named treats all sound equally tantalising), you’ll then have all the sides to tempt you. We’ll leave you with that and wish you luck on your journey of oozy gooey side dish discovery.
Street food specialist La Choza’s authentic recipes were brought back to Brighton from Mexico’s best markets and street stalls. The Brighton takeaway menu is packed with flavour-filled favourites, from nachos and tacos to burritos and quesadillas. But what sets La Choza apart is the care and attention that’s put into the preparation of the slow cooked meat chilli, freshly marinated fish and wonderful array of delicious dips. And their chillies are sourced from Mexico, as I suppose you might expect. Just try to leave space for their ever popular churros – they’re hard to resist.
The kitchen at China Garden has been serving up delicious, authentic Chinese and Cantonese cuisine to the people of Brighton for more than 40 years. A culinary institution, its extensive menu offers something for everyone and you can order dishes from their menu to enjoy at home. There’s a great selection of appetisers including ever-popular dishes like salt and pepper squid or sesame prawn toast and a great range of soups, dumplings and spring rolls. We always find it hard to resist the Crispy Aromatic Duck with pancakes. For mains, there are a huge number of seafood, meat and vegetarian options, sizzling stir fries, noodles and rice. There are also set menus, if you’d prefer someone else to do the thinking, so you can get on with the eating.
European Brighton Takeaway
Al Duomo, Brighton’s longest serving pizzeria and Italian restaurant, can now be delivered directly to you. Their full, authentic menu is available from their famed pizzas to freshly made pasta. They’ve for a real focus on seafood using locally, freshly landed produce which transports just as well to your door.
Nostos in Hove is open for delivery on all days of the week from 12pm-10pm. This superb Greek restaurant serves authentic and modern dishes that champion the flavours and sublime flavour of the region. Nostos scooped second place in BRAVO 2022 as Brighton’s best International restaurant as well as winning first place for the Takeaway of the year 2021 voted by Argus readers. From the delivery menu you can expect it all; sides and salads, decentent small plates, spreads and stunning Greek mains. If you order for guests then this spread will be sure to impress, or if you’re simply treating yourself to excellence then you wont go wrong with Nostos.
The original vegan Purezza pizza is available for delivery. Now you can get those cheesy plant-based pizzas with all the tasty vegan toppings they’re famed for straight to your door. And don’t miss out on the sumptuous selection of small and sharing plates, if you’re ordering for many or just feeling a little bit indulgent then these are a must. Their lasagna and mac-n-cheese, miraculously both gluten-free and vegan are real showstoppers. To finish, there is an irresistible selection of desserts, the only problem is having to decide between them!
Pinocchio is Brighton’s oldest Italian restaurant and its ever-popular dishes are now available to enjoy at home. Start with tasty, fresh antipasti then choose from an array of classic pasta dishes and pizzas. For the ultimate comfort food try their oven-baked lasagna, stuffed cannelloni or Aubergine Parmigiana. Or you might opt for their special Pollo Pinocchio Milanese – fried, breaded chicken breast served with garlic butter and served with Tagliatelle Aurora. Their traditional Italian desserts are seriously decadent and you could consider a chilled bottle of Birra Moretti – but whatever you do – don’t forget the garlic bread.