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Christmas Lunch Ideas in Brighton

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Brighton Christmas Lunches or Christmas Dinners in 2024

Looking for the best Christmas lunch Brighton has to offer?

Save yourself the horrors of that big supermarket shop, planning a menu to fit everyone’s tastes and of course don’t forget the washing up. There are great venues serving Christmas day dinner in Brighton and you can use this guide to help you decide where you want to enjoy yours, possibly after your Brighton Christmas Day swim! 

If you cannot find the ideal Christmas lunchtime experience, then you may have to consider other options. You could also look for a place for that perfect Brighton Christmas party menu, or one of these private dining and private party options could be just the thing to set your festive season off with a zing.

New for this year too, are the cook at home boxes by Dilsk. You may also like our guide to a New Year’s Eve in Brighton

Venues Serving Christmas Dinner in Brighton

overhead shot of the table laid out with dishes. Arcobaleno is a Kemptown restaurant and a great option for a Brighton breakfast

Arcobaleno Brighton invites you to relish a 2-course Christmas experience. Enjoy a welcome drink and indulge in succulent roasts with festive sides, such as golden roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding. Choose from a range of mains, including Roast Turkey, Roast Beef, or Festive Nut Roast (VG). Optional add-ons available.

Book for December 24th and 25th, 2023. Kitchen hours: 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Join The Basketmakers in Brighton for a festive tipple over the Christmas season.

On Christmas Eve, enjoy drinks from 11 AM to 12 PM, and delightful food options from 12 PM to 9 PM.

On Christmas Day, they’re serving drinks from 11 AM to 4 PM.

For Boxing Day, quench your thirst with drinks from 11 AM to 11 PM, and savor their delicious food offerings from 12 PM to 9 PM.

This Christmas Day, immerse yourself in The Salt Room feast that begins with a welcome drink of Veuve Clicquot. Savour a series of tempting snacks, from Jersey Oysters to Cured Egg Yolk and Truffle-laden Ravioli. Choose from starters like Cornish Turbot or Sage & Cranberry Bronze Turkey. Your main course arrives with all the traditional trimmings, followed by a delectable dessert selection. For a truly special experience, indulge in a shared Baked Tunworth Wheel. The Salt Room ensures an unforgettable Christmas Day lunch in 2023.

At Petit Pois Brighton, guests can celebrate Christmas Day in style. On the 25th of December, indulge in a festive feast with a menu featuring delights like roast Jerusalem artichoke velouté, baked seafood, and stuffed turkey breast. The expert team ensures a warm and relaxed atmosphere, eliminating the worry of washing up. Complete the meal with a trio of Crèmes brûlées or an apple tarte tatin. Please note, a £10 deposit per person is required in advance to secure bookings

Venues Serving Christmas Dinner in Hove

Hove Place, the beloved Hove pub, invites you to a splendid Christmas Day feast. Begin with Sussex sparkling wine and delightful nibbles. The menu showcases a diverse range of dishes, from Lobster & Aged Ewes Cheese Arancini to Dry-Aged Fillet Steak. Main courses are complemented with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire puddings, and rich gravies, served for the table. Conclude your festive meal with a choice of delectable desserts, including Christmas Pudding, Whipped Chocolate Mousse, and more. Petit fours are provided to take away, ensuring a memorable and convenient dining experience.

Please note that reservations are available for midday and 3.15pm sittings only.

Celebrate a special Christmas Day at Carne in Hove, where they’ve crafted a unique festive menu to delight your taste buds. Their exceptional offerings include BBQ Ox Cheek Doughnuts, Lobster Bisque, and mouthwatering mains like Brined & Smoked Turkey Breast and Dry Aged Stokes Marsh Farm Beef Fillet. Don’t forget the delectable desserts – Sticky Toffee and Bitter Chocolate & Salted Caramel Mousse. The four-course feast is priced at £110, with an optional wine pairing available for £90. Carne is ready to make your Christmas memorable and delicious.

Venues Serving Christmas Dinner in Sussex

Book early to avoid disappointment 

A Christmas lunch or dinner in Brighton is very popular, so it is our strong recommendation that you make a solid reservation and leave a deposit for your Christmas lunch Brighton in order to avoid disappointment. In our experience a Christmas Day experience can be booked ten times over easily, so don’t ponder for too long.

Alternative Christmas Lunch Brighton Ideas

Other festive ideas, if venues are fully booked are summarised on our Brighton Christmas page which suggest Brighton restaurants, restaurants in Sussex and many more options. You may also want to look at the new Brighton Igloos summary, these new dining options give you a tailored and excited festive experience.