Foodie Activities

Looking for things to do in Brighton? We’ve got the lowdown of all the best places to eat and drink as well as plenty of epicurean occupations to fill your days and nights. 

As days get shorter and colder we find you all the best ways to get cosy and comfy

Squirrelling away those savings for the festive season or next year’s holiday needn’t mean becoming a winter hermit. Enjoy 20% off your food and drink bills with RB 20, there’s no sign-up, no fee, just great savings at some of Brighton’s best restaurants. So make like a squirrel and go nuts!

When we’re graced with those perfect crisp clear days it is the perfect time to top up your vitamin D with some country walks. Sussex is a magnificent county with rolling hills and a beautiful coast, all year round it is a source of bountiful food and drink. By taking one of these walking tours of local areas you also get to discover some of the best pubs and restaurants showcasing local goodness in all its glory. Take a look at our Dog-Friendly guide too, so the whole family can join in.

The crackle and spit of a fire and the smell of woodsmoke is the perfect accompaniment to a glass of full-bodied red or a jar of real ale; if the English had invented the word hygge this would have been what it meant. Colder weather is entirely worthwhile when you’ve got a lovely fire to warm yourself by, keep out of the cold for longer with this cheery list.

It’s that time of year again when everyone gets together for the annual Christmas do, be it an office shin-digs (with the inevitable cringeworthy half-remembered conversations with co-workers) or that annual get together friends you don’t see enough of (‘we must do this more often’). Here you’ll find a party for everyone, from sit-down meals to complete ‘party in a box’ packages.

Keep active and resist the lure of hibernation with our guide to the best foodie events of the season. From tasting sessions at one of Brighton’s wine bars to the swell of festive markets. We keep updating this page all the time, so keep coming back!

Things to do in Brighton this summer

Skill up

Pick up some new skills with a professional cookery lesson at Brighton Cookery School or master the mysteries of the East with a cookery class with the Kari Club, Brighton’s very own Indian recipe box club, or head over to The Brighton and Hove Food Partnership Community Kitchen for some masterclasses with local super-chefs, check out these masterclasses at top Brighton restaurants.

Here at Restaurants Brighton we keep our ear to the ground and our noses to the plates to keep you up to date with all the best things to do in Brighton. We keep this page seasonally updated with activities and events to keep things exciting.

Life in Brighton can be whirlwind of activity, so much so that it can get a bit overwhelming. So here we have filtered out our favourites and presented them in an easy and entertaining listing. If you’d like to see more events go to our events calendar which you can find here. You can also follow our Facebook Food and Drink events page plenty of ideas on things to do.

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