Father’s Day Brighton – Where to take your old man?
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and these days your dad is as likely to be found in the kitchen whipping up a storm as your mum. Hurrah for equality we say! So give the old man the day off on Father’s Day and treat him to a delicious meal at one our our top restaurants for Father’s Day in and around Brighton, Hove & Sussex.
Latinoamerica – Steak, Hove
Latinoamérica is the first Argentine restaurant in East Sussex and has become famous for it’s sumptuous steaks and full bodied Latin red wines. If your Dad has a penchant for steak then perhaps recommend he go for the ‘Argentine Meat Experience’ which includes four different cuts of steak, each cooked to perfection and served with traditional condiments.
etch – Fine Dining, Church Road Hove
Take your dad out for a modern british fine dining experience with a difference this year, he deserves it! After winning the Masterchef Professional title in 2015, Steven Edwards opened Etch in Hove which has fast become one of the most loved restaurants in Brighton. Boasting a well crafted wine list shining a star in English wine and with dishes so gorgeously photogenic eating it seems a sin – we can’t think of a better way to show dad some love this fathers day.
- Check out Etch’s menu
- Make a reservation on 01273 227485
The Chilli Pickle – Modern Indian, Jubilee St
Forget a Vindaloo at your local curry house – what your dad really wants this Father’s Day is a table at the Chilli Pickle. With too many awards to name in one article we assure you that this restaurant has not gone unnoticed – most recently being shortlisted in the UK’s Top 100 Restaurants at the National Restaurant awards for the fourth year running. Offering a modern twist to traditional Indian cuisine, treat you dad to a taste sensation, beginning with a pineapple and black pepper Martini, before trying out dishes such as a Punjabi spiced lamb mince curry and a whole tandoori-marinated poussin. Dishes change seasonally and you can be assured of the best quality and locally sourced ingredients put together by a team of highly-skilled and creative chefs.
Ten Green Bottles – Wine bar, Jubilee Street
Lets be honest – most of us are partial to a glass of wine (or two) on our special day, so why not treat dad to just that this fathers day. Opening in 2010, Ten Green Bottles Brighton quickly became the go-to destination for those who love a great quality glass of wine served by the most knowledgable team in town. If you fancy a nibble alongside your glass of vino then you’re in luck as Simon and the team have taken just as much trouble over sourcing fantastic food to compliment the wine list. Think light bites like Manzanilla Olives or Boquerones (white anchovies) or more substantial plates like smoked salmon, or luscious Per Las blue cheese with walnuts and honey.
Grow 40 – British-French fusion, Kensington Gardens
Grow 40 has recently relaunched with a new partnership and extended team behind it. Now a champagne bar serving British-French fusion food this is the perfect place to wow Dad this fathers day! To add to the reasons to visit Grow 40, the team have curated a collection of serving dishes and crockery that will make the experience unique, when served to the table. From scallops and seaweed served under a smoke filled cloche, to consommé presented in a glass teapot, each serving is a unique experience, a feast for the eyes and pallet. Grow 40 also serve exquisite breakfasts which is a great alternative to a traditional lunch or evening dinner get together.
- Make a reservation on: 01273 622519
- Visit Grow 40’s feature page
Plateau – Sharing plates, Bartholomews
Fancy a French style laid back lunch on Fathers Day? Plateau has got you covered. Loire born Thierry and Vincent have brought French finesse by the bucket load to Brighton in their natural wine bar and restaurant. Small plates such as grilled mackerel, salsa verde and capers or cod, ajo blanco, courgette are perfect for sharing while enjoying a bottle of French sauvignon and catching up with family. Speciality cocktails are also a highlight at Plateau and craft beer makes an appearance on the drinks list meaning there is something for everyone to enjoy here.
- Check out the Plateau Menu
- Make a reservation on: 01273 733085
Joe’s Cafe – Breakfast and Brunch, Seven Dials
Breakfast in bed is a tried and tested dad favourite on Fathers Day – until he sees the mess in the kitchen! Break the tradition and treat dad to a breakfast classic at Joe’s Cafe, with no burnt toast and soggy pancakes in sight. From a full English too homemade waffles, ingredients at Joe’s are sourced locally too guaranteed full marks on the taste test. Joe’s Cafe also serves a children’s menu making it a great treat outing for the whole family to enjoy.
The Coal Shed – Grilled Meat and Fish, Boyces St
Let’s talk meat. And not just any meat, a 35 Day Dry-Aged Roast Sirloin of Beef to be exact. That’s the calibre of dish that will greet your eyes when perusing the menu at the highly acclaimed Coal Shed, alongside lobster and chips and buttermilk fried chicken. Sunday lunch is a serious business here with a dedicated Sunday menu and a wine list to please any connoisseur of the good stuff. If you think it might have been overshadowed by the opening of it’s sister restaurant, The Salt Room, you’d never know it by the waiting list for a table! Book in fast and enjoy the look on your dad’s face when you reveal your dining destination.
Shepherd & Dog – Country dining, Fulking
Take your Pa out for a brisk country walk through the rolling hills of Fulking and Poynings before treating him to a fantastic roast dinner at one of the best country pubs in Sussex. Nestled between a valley in the South Downs, the Shepherd and Dog is steeped in history but still remains inn-keeping with the times (ho ho!), hosting regular community events such as a summer gin festival. Dog-friendly and as cosy as they come, it’s a great family spot to hole up for the afternoon and sample a craft beer or two. Perhaps it’s only fair to let dad off the driving for one day!
NuPosto – Pizza, West St
Serving you a slice of Naples on Brighton’s West Street, NuPosto Brighton brings you the real deal Italian pizza. NuPosto Brighton is the first Neapolitan pizzeria in the city and remains committed to authenticity of ingredients and a dining experience that fuses traditional Italian style with a modern attitude.Situated towards the bottom of West street and next to the cinema, Brighton Centre and Churchill Square shopping centre, NuPosto is ideally situated for pre or post activities with Dad on his special day.