Newly Opened Restaurants in Brighton & Hove
Our pick of the newest restaurants in the forever changing and fast moving food scene in Brighton and Hove.
Chard, Western Road
The exciting new restaurant Chard Brighton is offering a small but carefully crafted fine dining menu of locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients at a charming venue on Western Road. The menu is in a small plate, sharing format, perfect for laid-back lunches with friends and family. Served alongside the exquisite menu are homemade cakes and locally roasted coffee, with the space also being available for private hire. The menu is purposefully kept small so as to ensure exceptionally high standards of quality in both presentation and produce used. Check out their menu here.
Easy Tiger, Upper North Road
The lovely lot that brought us The Pond bring us a super exciting new bar and kitchen coming soon to Upper North Street, Easy Tiger. Expect similar good vibes and warm welcomes, along with banging beers and top notch Indian street food from ex Curry Leaf Cafe chef Kanthi Kiran Thamma. Keep your eyes peeled on our pages for more info.
Tropical Sushi at Presuming Ed, London Road
Everyone’s favourite Sushi in Brighton has headed over the other side of town and opened an additional kitchen in Presuming Ed. The team at Tropical Sushi can now be found serving delicious poke bowls to the excited crowd in the London Road area. Helen Hutton, director of Tropical Sushi, says she has had a ‘longstanding relationship with the guys at Presuming Eds’ so the collaboration has been in the pipeline for some time now. The kitchen is open from Wednesday – Saturday lunchtimes/early evenings.
The Canna Kitchen, Duke Street
Britain’s first cannabis restaurant, Brighton is in for a real treat with this new opening. On a mission to challenge the way people think about the cannabis plant, The Canna Kitchen is now open in Brighton. Setting up shop on Duke Street, diners will enjoy contemporary and fresh food sourced organically and locally. The menu at The Canna Kitchen is purely plant-based and dishes will be optionally infused with THC (the proactive compound found in cannabis).
What the Pitta! East Street
Filling the vegan void left by VBites is What the Pitta! Already famed for its spiced soya ‘döner meat’ in freshly flipped flat breads, this is the fourth premises for the family run business and the first outside of Greater London. For many locals who have experienced the sensation What the Pitta is a welcome addition to the city’s growing number of exclusively meat free venues.
When the head chefs of leading restaurants combine forces to open a sandwich shop you know this is going to be more than the usual lunchtime meal deal. The Social Board feature five signature sandwiches, one of each, pork, lamb, chicken, beef and plant. Each are essentially a fine dining experience between two slices of bread (actually ciabatta), creative salads and sides buoy up the rest of the menu, guaranteeing lunchtimes need never be boring again.
Serving traditional Persian cuisine with a modern dining experience, the heart of the action at Shiraz is the authentic charcoal grill. Marinated and gently spiced meats and aromatic saffron rice form the core of the menu with good options for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diners.
On the 2nd July a new Flour Pot venue is set to open on the beach! Flour Pot Bakery Brighton Beach brings us everything we love about Flour Pot Bakeries, with a new twist. Alongside their much loved day time offering, Flour Pot Bakery Brighton Beach will be launching an evening menu with wine and beer available too!
Kujira, Preston Street
Adding to Preston Street’s escalating reputation as the place to be Kujira is a modern and stylish Japanese restaurant and bar specialising in robatayaki, food cooked using a charcoal grill.
Holler Brewery and Taproom, Preston Circus.
Bringing its much loved beer into the heart of Brighton, Holler Brewery have opened up their Tap Room just off Elder Place near Preston Circus. Being a little hidden away present very little problem for the team, whose large and stripped back bar is already a regular favourite amongst real ale drinkers.
Lucky Khao, St James St
The team behind Brighton favourites Lucky Beach, Red Roaster and Pike and Pine have announced a new project called Lucky Khao Brighton which comes to Brighton January 25th 2019. The food is inspired by Northern Thai cuisine and will see dishes cooked over charcoal. Chefs are currently working in Thailand to get the experience of the cuisine they will be cooking. The menu will feature marinaded and barbequed meats and vegetables, curries and small batch sticky rice
Honest Burger, Duke Street
Growing burger chain ‘Honest Burgers’ will arrive on Duke Street in Brighton in early 2019. On the site of what was previously Pascere, Honest Burgers will be bringing their popular burger brand to Brighton as Brighton sees the influx of larger national chains. On the site of what was previously Pascere, Honest Burgers will be bringing their popular burger brand to Brighton as Brighton sees the influx of larger national chains.
Set to join the regeneration project we’re all waiting for, Box Park has joined the growing number of strong established brands looking to to take pride of place on the seafront. Currently in Croydon, Shoreditch and Wembley, box park is a super modern dining complex, made out of shipping containers where the focus is on small and street food vendors offering great quality and unique experiences.
Soho House, Madeira Terrace
Soho House is coming to Brighton and will be creating a new private members club to the East of Brighton pier. The worldwide brand of luxury private houses is aimed at those in the creative industries. In addition to private clubs, Soho House, bring restaurants, spas, workspaces and bedrooms to the cities they inhabit. The Brighton venue has been years in the planning, but finally got the go-ahead following a long consultation process. The development will be part of a regeneration of the Madeira Terraces area, which overlooks the pier and seafront with the Sea Life centre in the basement of the building. It will include a modern seafood restaurant in addition to a pizza, burger and chicken restaurant on the seafront.
Coppa Club, Brighton Square
Coming soon to Brighton, Coppa Club aim to bring year-round al fresco dining to Brighton Square. Coppa Club is a relaxed and informal bar and restaurant experience, that have a number of venues around London already. The Brighton venue will breathe new life into Brighton Square, utilising three of the vacant units to create a 3600 sq ft venue. Plans include a rejuvenation of the square centring around the popular dolphin statue. A 50-cover “dining pod” area will be created that can be adapted to any weather, so you can dine al-fresco all year round.
The Flint House, The Lanes
One of Brightons leading restauranteurs Ben McKellar is set to open a new restaurant in The Lanes. Ben and his wife Pamela are co-founders of the ever popular ‘Ginger’ group, and The Flint House will see their portfolio grow to 5 venues across Brighton.The new restaurant will be located centrally on a newly created street behind the old Hanningtons department store and diners will be able to enjoy a tapas style small plate menu. The Flint House is set to open in early 2019.