Your June Agenda – Food and Drink Events in Brighton

Brighton buzzes with excitement during the summer months and our city is offering some brilliant food and drink events in June to keep the energy levels up.

With the may Festival over you might find yourself on a bit of a fun crash; ease the blow with our foodie and drinkie guide to events in Brighton.

Who better to show you around the world of Argentinian wine than the lovely and knowledgeable staff at Cafe Malbec? This months tasting takes guests on a trip around Argentina, showcasing some of the finest wine from the region. Enjoy tasting and learning about six different glasses alongside two authentic empanadas, all for just £25 per person.

The Sussex Ox pub has introduced a monthly yoga brunch club and we are right on side. An hour-long flow is taken outside in their stunning gardens that boast 360-degree views of the South Downs, followed by a two course, plant based brunch, fresh juice and teas and coffees. With no cars in earshot, you can truly relax, unwind and experience a truly unique morning alongside like minded people in the beautiful Sussex countryside. No experience necessary. £30 per person.

Florence Road Market

This weekly market in the Preston Park area of town is still a little unknown gem. Every Saturday of the month, local food and drink traders pitch up to showcase some of the best produce Sussex has to offer. The line up is ever changing, meaning every week is different bar a few firm favourites such as Rock Farm fruit and veg stall, Pro Baristas espresso cart and Calcot Farm butchers. Check their Facebook page for an upcoming traders list.

Plateau is well known for their expertees in natural wine and their winemaker’s events are often sell out. This months event sees Petr Koráb, founder of wavemaker in the Czech wine production world, head to Brighton to showcase his wines. Guests will enjoy listening to Patr and his brother talk through five of their cuvee’s, followed by an informal lunch courtesy of Plateau. Tickets are just £20 per person so grab one while you can.

Cookery classes run by The Community Kitchen are great for so many different reasons. Number one – All proceedings go to a good cause directed by the amazing Brighton Food Partnership. Number two – The classes are run by brilliant, knowledgeable chefs doing amazing things for the food scene in Brighton and Hove. Number three – They are a great gift. This month there are once again some brilliant classes to choose from. See their list of events here.

Fathers Day is fast approaching (16th June), so pop the date in your diary now. Although a box of chocolates or a ‘worlds best dad’ mug might be an easy win, we have some suggestions that really shout ‘thank you, Dad’. From hampers to coffee subscriptions, our list serves any budget so you don’t have to splash out to show you care.

VegFest is coming to Brighton and promises over 80 + vegan food stalls showcasing a vast range of different cuisines, vegan style. Taking over The Level on the 8th and 9th of June, Brighton is in for a weekend of veggie goodness. Just £5 entry per day, or £8 for the weekend you can enjoy food talks and demos, live music and entertainment.

Brighton Cocktail Week returns and some of our favourite bars in town are getting involved this year. GungHo showcases a Koskenkorva Sauna and takes part in the Negroni trail alongside Drakes and other fantastic bars in Brighton. Experience a True English G&T at Bohemia, the Tuaca Singathon Takeover at Lucky Voice and many other tastings and speciality cocktail menus at venues for this week and this week only.