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Indian Restaurants Brighton

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As well as delivering authentic South Indian street food and fragrant, expertly spiced curries, this relaxed, friendly dining space also serves up coffees, organic loose-leaf teas and a wide range of craft beers and wines from its newly refurbished premises on Ship Street, just 50 metres from Brighton seafront. This inexpensive menu includes a wide selection of vegan, gluten- and dairy-free dishes. They have also been named as one of the 12 top Indian restaurants in the UK by the BBC Good Food Magazine.

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Curry Leaf Cafe Kitchen in Kemptown serves delicious meals for dine in and takeaway from Wednesday to Sunday. The menu here is of equal quality to its Brighton Lanes based sister restaurant but they serve a whole new variety of dishes. They also stock a wide selection of quality craft beers and wine. 

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Planet India in Brighton has gained something nearing cult status in the city, especially for those who love to show off their knowledge of local gems. The food is entirely vegetarian about fifty per cent vegan, home-cooked Gujarati (ish) recipes passed down from mother to son and daughter in law. Flavours are immense, portions generous, prices are low and good times are guaranteed.

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The Eastern Eye is something of a quiet mouse when it comes to shouting from the roof-tops about their successful style of Indian cuisine – but this curry house is now firmly established as one of the leading Indian restaurants in Brighton. Situated in the up and coming London Road area, it is well worth the visit whatever part of the city you’re hailing from.

An institution in Brighton and Hove and if you haven’t ever been you must go for the experience. Situated on the beautiful First Avenue at the seafront end in Hove, this underground restaurant boasts its own ‘Tropical Bar’ for pre-dinner drinks, then the food itself is quite distinct and full of flavour – with the food and their curries being of Indonesian- Malaysian influence.

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A family-run Indian bistro adjoining the glamorous MyHotel on Jubilee Square. Centrally located, this popular independent restaurant is large and brightly decorated with outside seating spilling into Jubilee square in summer months. The menu is inspired by chef and owner Alun Sperring’s own trips around India where he regularly returns to find new inspirations.

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