Gluten Free Restaurants in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove are superbly equipped to cater for all the main dietary requirements – dairy, vegan, vegetarian or gluten intolerant. This is our guide to gluten free Brighton.

Terre A Terre, Vegetarian

Terre a Terre is multi award-winning and caters for vegan and gluten free diners on a daily basis. Terre à Terre is Brighton’s iconic acclaimed restaurant where vegetarianism is more about indulgence than abstinence. Find out more about their exciting approach to food just here.

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Chard, Fine Dining

Chard boasts a laid back and brilliantly well-judged dining experience from 11 am in the morning through until 10 pm at night. Drop in for elevenses to sip Pharmacy roastery coffee, indulge in home-baked pastries and watch the world go by from the beautiful tall bay windows on the first floor. Looking for a stylish and delicious but non-fussy lunch with friends? Choose from the small plate sharing menu available during lunch hours designed to be enjoyed with loved ones over a glass of wine or two. Chard always caters for dietary requirements.


Indian Summer, Indian Restaurant – Gluten Free Brighton

Gluten free dining at Indian Summer has been a regular offering for a number of years and this is why it is rated very highly among gluten free diners. Ideally positioned in central Brighton in the Lanes, Indian Summer has upheld a great reputation in the Brighton restaurant scene for over ten years.

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Manjus, vegetarian restaurant

Manjus Brighton is a delicious addition to our cities Indian cuisine scene, found tucked away at the bottom of Trafalgar Street, a stone’s throw away from Brighton station. Manjus focuses on Gujarati vegetarian food with an excellent range of vegan, gluten-free and nut-free dishes. Using the freshest ingredients they can get their hands on, Manju and Dipali use the same family recipes handed down through generations, delivering authenticity with every dish. Manjus is hugely affordable and with a children’s menu, a range of Indian pale ales and lagers, wines and spirits, and authentic desserts, you won’t be disappointed!

View into Manjus Brighton

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Ten Green Bottles, Wine and small plates

Yes it may be a wine bar, but did you know they do fantastic sharing platters? Perfect for a light bite before heading out and about, Ten Green Bottles is a super choice for those avoiding gluten as they can offer GF crackers with all their platters and their cheeses and meats are naturally gluten free. We particularly like the Per Las blue cheese served with honey and walnuts…

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Waterhouse Bar and Terrace, Afternoon Tea

The Waterhouse Bar and Terrace offers spectacular views of Brighton’s promenade from the luxury of seafront Hilton Metropole. They serve food throughout the day ranging from light breakfasts and bottomless brunches to expertly prepared light bar meals. The afternoon tea retains the classic style of sandwiches, scones and cakes and is available as three decedent tiers of gluten free goodness, add a glass of prosecco or Champagne to celebrate.

High Tea at The Hilton, Brighton Waterhouse Bar

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The Bull Inn, Pizza

Located just north of Henfield, this traditional style pub welcomes the whole family (including the dog!). With plenty of space and a delicious menu specialising in freshly baked pizza we think this is a venue that will please the kids and adults alike! Kid’s are well catered for with a separate menu featuring mini pizzas, pasta dishes (including a gluten free option) and salad bowls.

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Chard at Cafe Rust, Fine dining

Chard is a family run dining concept popping up at Cafe Rust on weeknights. Located off Brighton’s busy London Road, a monthly menu championing local and seasonal sussex produce is available to guests along with a expertly put together wine list. Founders of Chard Benny, Mae and Ciarán are real foodies with a passion for refined dining, which is reflected so well in their beautiful menu. Gluten Free folk rejoice as many options are available, such as our favourite on their menu right now pan roast gurnard, saffron potato, fennel bisque!

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Limes of Lindfield, Bistro

On the second Thursday of every month, Head Chef, Patcharee, holds a gluten free vegetarian feasting night at Limes of Lindfield. Serving no less than eleven tasting dishes inspired by her home country of Thailand, with accompanying wines, the menu is completely vegan.

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Eatalio, Italian Street Food

Eatalio is located on Queens Road, about a 5 min walk from the station near Brighton’s clock tower. Inspired by the simple yet healthy food served from the street carts in Italy, Eatalio provides affordable, grab and go food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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The Chilli Pickle, award-winning Indian

The Chilli Pickle is a nationally recognised Indian bistro adjoining the glamorous MyHotel on the popular Jubilee Sq in Brighton. The Chilli Pickle caters extremely well for gluten free dining, in fact most of their menu is suitable for gluten free dining, vegans and vegetarians. All food is cooked fresh to order – communicate any allergies on arrival.

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The Restaurant at Drakes, Fine dining

The Restaurant at Drakes is an award winning restaurant providing sumptuous cuisine and fine dining in the heart of Brighton.. Andrew McKenzie is a wonderful chef who creates inspiring rosette winning dishes. Why not try their super glam cocktail bar for a pre-dinner drink and stunning sea views? One of the top ten Restaurants in Brighton.

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Grow 40 Kitchen, French

Grow 40 delivers a French-British affair in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. You can pop along for a glass of wine and a shared charcuterie board, or settle in for a 3 course meal. Grow 40 is an exciting place to dine in the North Laine area of Brighton, just on the corner of Kensington Gardens.

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Silo, Sustainable

Head Chef and owner, Douglas McMaster spent 6 years cooking in some of the U.K. and Europe’s best restaurants including St. John and Noma. The lunch and evening tasting menu provide an opportunity to see what can be done with seasonal and foraged ingredients.

Cauliflower dish at Silo, Brighton, gluten free restaurants Brighton,

Agua Dulce, Spanish

Agua Dulce serves a fantastic selection of Paellas and rice dishes, and an extensive range of tapas dishes, the most famous main plates one might have tasted while on holiday in the Iberian peninsula (i.e. Rabo de Toro) is just some of what they offer. There is the chance to try the traditional Suckling Pig, Empanadas, Croquetas, Octopus dishes and Pig’s Trotters. Always made from the freshest ingredients, a majority of the menu is gluten free and adjustments can always be made to suit individual tastes.

Traditional Spanish at Agua Dulce

NuPosto, Italian

NuPosto serve up authentic Neopolitan pizzas and are centrally located on Western Road. All of their pizza bases can be substituted for gluten free and their homemade fresh lasagna is always gluten free. For the complete experience there’s gluten free bottles of Peroni available too. The venue is large and the staff accommodating perfect for impromptu get togethers – Italian style.

Pizza Brighton - Pizza from Nuposto on Brighton's seafront

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 Tropical Sushi, fusion

Offering a wide range of rolls, bowls and platters, Tropical Sushi in Hove brings together the freshest of Latin American ingredients with Japanese cuisine. The combination is a wonderful, vibrant taste explosion that will surprise and delight. Almost all of the menu can be made gluten free and as it’s made to order so all you need do is ask.

Tropical Sushi Hove

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  • Most of the menu can be made gluten free
  • View the Tropical Sushi feature page

Chaula’s of Brighton, Indian

Chaula’s serve authentic Gujarati cuisine which is typical of North West India. With secret recipes that have been passed down from Chaulas mother and grandmother, there is no wonder that this venue has a reputation for quality and tradition. Most of their menu is gluten free. 

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Flour Pot, Bakery

The Flour Pot is a popular spot for many Brighton residents and visitors, for its artisan baked goods, quality coffee and cool interiors. It’s a cafe for meeting friends, doing some work or people watching. There are a few to choose from too, so not matter where you are in Brighton or Hove, you can get your Flour Pot fix! There’s plenty to choose from when it comes to the gluten intolerant or those avoiding it.

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Moksha Caffe, Brunch & coffee

Moksha Caffe was built around a passion for excellent coffee, great cooking and a skill for professional baking. There are quite a large variety of cakes and sweet treats that always provide at least one gluten-free option. There are also gluten-free homemade soups, salads and jacket potatoes on the menu daily.
Menu at Moksha Cafe Brighton


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The Bali Brasserie, Balinese

At the Bali Brasserie they are very proud to be able to offer gluten free dining as well as dairy free, vegetarian & vegan dishes. Even on their set menu, The Indonesian Rijsttafel (The Rice Table) they can adapt the menu to cater for most allergies and dietary requirements. Anything is possible at the Bali Brasserie and there is always something for everybody! 

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V & H Café, Brunch & coffee

Virtually everything on their menu at V&H Cafe comes, or is available, gluten-free. V & H provide wonderful gluten-free bread that is miles apart from your processed shop bought stuff, as are the breakfast muffins that give you all the extra incentive you need to indulge in a Benedict, Florentine or brunch muffin.

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Al Duomo, Italian

Al Duomo understands the dietary issues facing their gluten free customers today so offer a wide selection of salads and dishes for all palates as well as vegan and vegetarian options.  They also have gluten free pasta which can be enjoyed with any of their delicious sauces.

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Coggings and Co, Burgers

Most of the burgers on the menu at Coggings and Co are made to be gluten free, so you shouldn’t miss out on any of the combinations. They have even made the rarebit gluten free in one of the burgers . Expect top notch service, local produce, and a welcoming environment to eat some of the best burgers in town.

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Purezza, Vegan Pizzeria

Purezza is owned by a lovely Italian and English couple who moved down from London to open up their dream. As Brighton is renowned for it’s great vegetarian and vegan community, cafes and restaurants, they thought that it was the perfect city to start sharing their exciting vegan recipes and dishes to the UK. Available for takeaway too.  

Vegan pizza at Purezza, gluten free restaurants Brighton

Steak on Sea, British & European

Steak on Sea is a modern restaurant and bar situated at The Old Ship Hotel on Brighton’s seafront. Being on the seafront the restaurant boasts beautiful views with alfresco dining. The cuisine is British and European with an a la carte menu in the restaurant, which includes clearly marked GF and Dairy Free options.

gluten free, steak with tomatoes and herbs

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The Chimney House, Gastro pub

The Chimney House serves outstanding food, a great selection of quality drinks and it ticks many boxes as an unpretentious, rustic, retro and a good all round pub! The Chimney House in Brighton is situated just north of the Seven Dials and the Old Shoreham Rd and east of Dyke Road.

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The Schooner Southwick, Gastro Pub

If you’re looking for something a little further afield try The Schooner. Nestled between Hove and Shoreham and easily accessible by public transport, this 18th century building gives a warm welcome and beautiful views over Lady Bee Bay and Shoreham Marina. Food wise expect a gastro twist on seasonal, traditional pub food, seafood and game, with a wide selection of gluten free variations available. The kitchen is open from midday until 9.30pm, Monday to Saturday and Sunday roasts from 12 to 6.30pm.

Starter at The Schooner

Curry Leaf Cafe, Indian

The food of South India is renowned for being lighter, healthier and fresher-tasting than that of the North. Many dishes are naturally gluten-free, with gram (chickpea) flour taking the place of wheat in battered and breaded dishes. Curry Leaf Cafe also sells a range of gluten-, sugar- and dairy-free cakes during afternoon tea.

Curry Leaf Cafe Brighton


Lucky Beach, Light bites

Love a good burger but can’t eat the bun? Never fear as Lucky Beach offers gluten free buns for just 75p extra, and plenty of gluten free menu options to fill your hungry boots. We’re particularly enamoured with the salads – not just your average lettuce job but chock full of seasonal gems such as Fenugreek scented char-grilled chicken, crispy chickpeas, roasted cauliflower and pomegranate. Staff are happy to advise on what’s GF whilst you sit back, chill out and enjoy the view!

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The Eastern Eye, Indian

The Eastern Eye are serving up a number of spicy gluten free options for you to try. Why not try their gluten free dosa to start things off? Delivering some of the best southern Indian Cuisine we have tasted, this restaurant attracts many of Brighton’s Indian residents and you won’t find modified ‘English versions’ of Indian dishes here. One to try definitely!

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Riddle and Finns, Seafood

Wonderful seafood platters, shell fish, oysters, and they cater for gluten free.  No need to book in advance, just turn up. Does get very busy on weekends. One of our personal favourites. In 2013, Riddle and Finns also opened their second venue on the seafront Riddle & Finns II.

Lobster salad at Riddle and Finns Brighton, Sunday lunch, gluten free restaurants Brighton,

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