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Eat | Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas gift ideas for the sushi restaurant lover. There can be no better gift than MOSHIMO Membership if it’s Japanese food that you love. It really is a gift that keeps on giving, for just £24 you will give year-round discounts, such as 50% off food for January and February, 50% off every Vegan VVednesday and much much more.

Looking to spare the turkey and share a little veggie and vegan love this Christmas? Terre A Terre’s vegetarian seasonal hampers come in a reusable wooden wine case filled with delicious nibbles to tuck into on Christmas day. There’s vegan and veggie versions both of which include some of their superb handmade truffles. What more would you want from one of best restaurants in Brighton

Hampers from The Great British Charcuterie are super gifts for lovers of artisan cured meats, small yield cheese, Sussex wines and beers. All produce is from the British Isles and sourced carefully by the discerning tastebuds of owner and Brighton Chef, Phil Bartley who runs a number of reputable Brighton restaurants

“Give a man a fish and he can eat for a day, give him a net and he can eat for life”, but what if he can’t cook? A Brighton Cookery School voucher will entitle the kitchen enthusiast to gain new professional skills and the can’t cook won’t cook types to get a foot in the door. This is the least altruistic of gifts since it is likely to result in the gifter being fed from the fabulous learnings!

Drink | Christmas gift Ideas

Festive gift offerings from chocolatiers and Brighton café, Knoops, include seasonal spiced hot chocolate sets, hot chocolate selection boxes and their luxurious hot chocolate and marshmallow gift-sets. Perfect for any chocolate lover to whom you’d like to send a warming hug. Located in Brighton’s historic Lanes

Redroaster is a Brighton coffee shop and coffee roaster and they have come up with an excellent gift for a coffee lover this Christmas. The 12 days of Christmas calendar includes enough coffee for two cups for every day from the 25 until when you have to take your tree down. It’s totally plastic-free and after you’re done with the coffee you’ve got a handy set of little tins for bits, bobs and trinkets! One of our favourite Christmas gift ideas.

Another great Christmas gift idea for the newly skilled up barista is a coffee subscription from Trading Post Roasters. Choose between weekly, fortnightly and monthly subscriptions depending on their level of consumption/ dependence. Trading Post roast their own beans at their roastery near Lewes and are a third generation of master roasters. Trading Post have a number of Brighton Cafés and one of our favourites is the one on Kensington gardens.

Be Merry | Christmas Gift Ideas

Albourne Estate’s Cellar Door online shop has plenty of gifts for lovers of single estate Sussex wines. But it’s the vermouth that gives us a Christmassy gift tingle. It pairs particularly well with cheese, nuts and cured meats, makes a mean negroni and is a delicious addition to fabulously festive mulled white wine. The Albourne team have kindly put together a list of cocktail recipes to keep you inspired.

Why not treat a loved one this Christmas to a delicious case of Brighton Bier? These award winning brews, from their pubs in Brighton are a great gift to send to a beer lover, while also doing a little boast about how great Brighton is! Brighton Bier can deliver these Christmas Beer Gifts anywhere in the city or nationwide. Right now you can also get 10% off your first order, cheers for that. These are amazing Christmas gift ideas for craft beer lovers. 

The Rathfinny Estate and their Sussex restaurant is well worth a visit, and a gift of vouchers can be redeemed against all the Estate experiences from the Tasting Room to dining at the acclaimed Flint Barn, tastings and tours.

The Rathfinny “Treat Boxes” combine fabulous Rathfinny wines with luxury snacks. Perfect for people of refined taste who are hard to buy for!

The Benguela Cove Estate wines served at Mannings Heath are available to buy as gift sets for all fans of South African wines. Mannings Heath is one of the newer vineyards to establish itself in Sussex with its first commercial yield being harvested this year. While we eagerly await a taste of history in the making, the parent Benguela Cove wines are a good place to start for quality and affordability. 

Choose from three selection boxes: Sparkling Christmas wine box, Christmas mixed wine deal (Lighthouse Collection) or Christmas mixed case (Benguela Cove Estate). Or shop fabulous gift ideas from their gifting website, including golf club membership, Sabrage experiences or Sussex afternoon teas.