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Social Board Brighton

Set on St James Street and run by a pair of well established chefs serving high-end global fusion inspired sandwiches, salads and cakes.

Why you’ll love Social Board Brighton

St James’ Street, Kemptown, has long been the unofficial ‘cafe culture’ centre of the city. Of the plentiful offerings available, Social Board Brighton, stands out as the home of sexy sandwiches, turning a workday lunch into an indulgent office treat.

Owners Tomas and Atilla both come from a long history of working in some top restaurants, most notably Tomas was head chef at Food For Friends for five years. Together, they have channelled years of culinary expertise into crafting a menu featuring outstanding sandwiches, breakfasts, and salads.

four delicious looking social board sandwiches served with colourful smoothies

The team at Social Board Brighton have worked to create a strong modern looking eatery, with recycled timber featuring throughout with eat in sandwiches being served on wooden platters. Additional outdoor seating is available both street side and in the small sun trap garden at the rear.

close shot of social board sandwich

Local suppliers are key to the business, with meat from Steyning Butchers, cakes by Coburn Bakery in Hove and bread from Brighton’s celebrated Flour Pot Bakery.

Not just sandwiches

The signature sandwiches are each prepared with key ingredients that are marinated for days to enhance their flavours. Take, for instance, the chicken with Cajun spice, infused with lemon thyme and caramelised onion for a deeply satisfying taste. It’s not just sandwiches, there are salads, sides, and breakfast offerings including vegan and gluten free options, The Social Board Breakfast comes with tasty pork sausage, slow roasted tomato, grilled portobello mushroom, crispy streaky bacon, hash brown, house beans, grilled halloumi cheese,smashed avocado and toast – now that’s one way to start your day! 

All items are available for eat-in or take-away, and can be picked up or delivered to your home, office, or wherever you may be!

black board with social board sandwiches

RB loves taking a Social Board Reuben to the beach as an impromptu picnic – sorry seagulls, this is too good for you.

The Essentials 

  • Accessibility: The venues is wheelchair accessible, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the Social Board experience without limitations.
  • Dog Friendly: Social Board extends a warm welcome to furry friends. They provide dog bowls and treats, ensuring that both you and your canine companion have a delightful visit.
  • Takeaway: Whether you’re headed to the office, home, or the beach, you can savour the flavours of Social Board wherever you go. Simply place an order for takeaway and enjoy their delicious offerings on the move.
  • Offers: Stay tuned for their latest offers! Keep an eye out for exclusive deals and promotions to make your Social Board experience even more enjoyable.

Community and Sustainability

Social Board, take great pride in their commitment to environmental consciousness, actively pursuing sustainable practices. From utilising only biodegradable packaging to sourcing from local suppliers and meticulously managing our food waste, their efforts have yielded significant results. Last year alone, they successfully minimised their food waste to nearly 1%, reflecting their dedication to fostering a greener, more sustainable future.


  1. Chloe Sabrina Bradshaw

    Best sandwiches and loaded fries.
    Friendly staff would recommend

  2. Rhys Trussler

    Not a sandwich to be taken lightly, this is a top restaurant quality experience between two slices of bread. Vegan option was Szechuan tofu in lovely Asian influence marinade with pickles and oyster mushrooms. Messy as hell and a just as tasty.

  3. Angela Simmonds

    NEW! Outstanding outstanding outstanding. Incredible food and every mouthful was just oozing with flavour. The new go to place on St James Street with a very friendly atmosphere. Would highly recommend if you appreciate quality ingredients with lots of care and attention with their delivery.

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