Fend off the January Blues

For some, January is a month of new promise, the prospect of fresh starts and better decisions puts a spring in their step. For others, January is a chain of broken resolutions punctuated with cold weather snaps and credit card statements that leave a dent in the doormat when they land.

So whether your a “glass half full”, “glass half empty” or a “no glass for me, I’m doing #dryjanuary” kind of person, we’ve got something to keep you powering through the first month of 2019.


Eat well

A resolution that can be quite enjoyable is eating well, and plenty is going on in the city to support it. The Brighton & Hove Community Kitchen is host classes throughout the year while Redroaster host Wellness Weeks from 7th to 20th January, both with great ways to kickstart a better you.


It took the nation by storm last year and saw almost every supermarket brand expanding their animal-free product range. If you’re giving Veganuary a go or making a decision to eat more plant-based, then check our vegetarian and vegan pages here, and for our best pick of looking vegan plates check out these Vegan Visuals.

Dish at Polpo in Brighton

Save money

Take a look at our hacks for how you can carry on eating well but not spend a fortune. From January 14th the RB Rewards are back so that you can save 20% off top restaurants around the city. If you can’t wait until then Moshimo’s 50% off January/ February is in full swing!

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Keep busy

Our monthly guide is full of all the events taking place in January, many of which will have your New Year resolutions at their heart. Provided of course great food and drink are part of your commitments to 2019. Vowed to keep things exciting, try our 20 cool things to do in Brighton or the Brighton food bucket list.

Brighton Restaurant Awards Winners 2018

BRAVO 2019

Last year you cast 27,032 votes over 400+ venues to have your say in Brighton’s only publicly generated food and drink award. Voting starts again on January 28th, here’s a sneak peek at the new categories and all the previous victors from 2017 and 2018!