What to do in Brighton this October..

In October we tend to come up with excuse after excuse to avoid having to peel ourselves up off the couch, pull on that rain jacket and head out the front door. To keep you lovely lot motivated, we have put together a list of our favourite food and drink events in our wonderfully vibrant city this October. From Belgium beers to Sussex game, there is a lot to leave the house for..

To celebrate the arrival of their new brewery, four local upstart breweries are showcase their newest brews. There will also be a collaboration brews available for you to try. Featured breweries will be Abyss, Cloak & Dagger, Hand, Unbarred and, of course, our very own Larrikin. Call 01273 241881 to book. 

Etch is becoming one of our favourite places in Brighton for pop-up kitchen events. This months guest chefs are from Ox and Origin and their menu certainly doesn’t disappoint. Experience 7 dishes for £60 per person. View the menu and book a table over on the etch. website.

Prost! Get out the Lederhosen and join The Walrus for Oktoberfest celebrations at their October Supper Club! £22.50 gets you 3 savoury courses and a selection of bottled beers at just £2.50! The first beer is even free! Menu to be released soon so be sure to follow this event on socials or book a table by calling 01273 025749.

Join The Sussex Ox for their annual game and wine supper. A special 3 course menu is carefully designed featuring local Sussex game and fruit and vegetables from their own organic farm. Wine pairings, courtesy of natural wine specialists Les Caves De Pyrene, will also be picked to complement the dishes perfectly. Menu TBC and book a table here.

Chocolate lovers unite… and celebrate love of chocolate at the Hilton Brighton Metropole. A weekend of chocolatiers, chocolate makers, people with a passion for chocolate and cacao, chocolate-related quality items, and exhibitors who want to showcase their chocolate!

Are you a fan of a late night whisky tipple? This event is for you. Upstairs at The Joker welcome Matt Wilson from the original Swedish whisky company, Mackmyra, to showcase his spirits. First released some 12 years ago, there’s now a fascinating range to explore. This tasting is free to attend, so be sure to book your space sharpish!

Join in-house wine experts Dimitri Mesnard and Stefano Angeloni for a Sunday evening of wine tasting at L’Atelier Du Vin. Get cosy in their Prohibition bar in the heart of the North Laine as you meet the team and embark on a journey of great wines and accompanied by sharing boards of Charcuterie, Wagyu beef and cheeses. Call 01273 690534 to book.