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The Mesmerist in The Lanes is a long standing favourite amongst us Brightonians. Food at The Mesmerist is always prepared in-house and from scratch, using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and the menu has something for everyone! If you need something to look forward to, buy a gift voucher for The Mesmerist and use it to enjoy a delicious Bottomless Brunch or Bottomless Sunday roast when venues re open!
The Cleveland Arms is a warm and cosy community pub which overlooks the beautiful green space of Blakers Park. The Cleveland Arms is a independent, family run pub and often have great food offerings. Their weekday set lunch menu is available Mon-Fri 12-3 pm where you can enjoy 2 courses for £12 or 3 courses for £15. Gift vouchers can be brought online and to celebrate the time they can re open, they’re offering customers an extra 10% off their food bill when using a gift card purchased during these difficult times.
One of Brighton’s best known pubs, the Black Lion, is situated in the heart of The Lanes just near the seafront on Black Lion Street. The Black Lion menu is all about pub classics cooked using fresh and seasonal produce from in and around Sussex. You can purchase gift vouchers for The Black Lion on their website.
Starfish and Coffee is located right next to the beautiful Queens Park in Brighton and are known for their amazing brunch dishes, often using the hashtag #BrunchLikeaBoss. At Starfish & Coffee, they ensure all ingredients used are of the highest quality and at their peak of freshness. The meat, eggs and milk are actually sourced from local farms. You can support Starfish and Coffee by purchasing vouchers which can be brought from £5 to £40
Trading Post Coffee have become one of Brightons go to venues to enjoy coffee in The Lanes, The North Laine and even outside of Brighton in Lewes. Trading Post are all about ensuring their coffee is organic, sustainable, fair-trade and premium coffee. They not only have some of the most delicious coffee in the city, they also offer a fresh food menu which uses mainly organic and locally sourced ingredients. Vouchers for Trading Post Coffee can be purchased over the phone on 01273 911811 or by emailing Jules@tradingpostcoffee.co.uk
The New Club Brighton is an American inspired indie coffee house that mixes an LA style with NY edge. The New Club Brighton offers everything from breakfast through to late night dinner and all the beverages you could want in between, from coffee and juice to martinis and craft beer. The food is freshly made and inspired by their experience of simple honest New York diners. Gift vouchers for The New Club can be brought online, and will be sent to you via email
Honest Burgers, born here in Brighton, hand make all their burgers and wherever possible, use local ingredients and suppliers to do so. As well as a delicious range of beef and chicken burgers, Honest also caters to vegan and vegetarian diets making it great for everyone! You can purchase gift vouchers on their website from £5 to £100 which can be brought for yourself or sent as a gift. Honest also have DIY burger kits which allows you to have an amazing Honest Burger while at home!
This lovely countryside pub offers a warm welcome to all in the beautiful setting of The South Downs. The Sussex Ox has wonderful views and sources their own meat and produce from their own farm in East Sussex. Offering a versitile menu from the monthly changing Á la carte menu to a delicious Sunday Lunch, The Sussex Ox is perfect for any occasion. Gift vouchers can be brought on their website or over the phone on 01323 870840
The Ladies Mile pub is a family run pub located just ten minutes out of central Brighton in Patcham. The menu is provided by Tisbury’s Kitchen and includes lots of delicious pub classics as well as an extensive burger menu ranging from classics to creative, including vegetarian options and vegan alternatives. Gift vouchers can be purchased by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the pub on 01273 554647.
The Watershed at Brighton Marina is a proper little secret set among the berthed yachts. With west facing views, The Watershed is actually set on the water so you can gently feel the ebb and flow beneath you. Food is provided by Brighton’s Space + Thyme, with sharing platters making a main feature for you to slowly graze, whiling away the hours as you contemplate which yacht you’d like to own and where you’d like it to take you.
Situated north of Hurstpierpoint The Sportsman pub in Goddards Green has been serving great food and real ales to the heart of West Sussex for some time. The Sportsman is the perfect lunchtime pitstop after a walk in the beautiful Sussex countryside. Being dog and child friendly, you can bring the whole family along for a delicious pub meal – vegetarian and gluten free diets are also catered to! The Sportsman offer vouchers in multiples of £10 and can be purchased over the phone on 01444 233 460
Brighton Cookery School is an innovative and creative cookery school located in the very heart of Brighton. Their philosophy is for you to Learn.Cook.Eat in a professional and relaxed environment, whilst you have fun with friends, loved ones or colleagues. A gift voucher for Brighton Cookery School is the perfect gift for any foodie or even to be enjoyed yourself in the future, there is a huge choice of classes to put the voucher towards or maybe you’ll choose a 1 to 1 Masterclass. Brighton Cookery School will be running a Christmas campaign and Black Friday promotion in the coming weeks.
Situated on York Place, a stones-throw from the thriving London Road area, Moksha has been providing home comforts to the local community since 2007. They are highly recommended for breakfast and brunch and their menu caters to vegan, vegetarian and gluten free! Moksha serve delicious artisan coffee but if you fancy something more boozy, their cocktail menu is served throughout the day and shows off local produce such as Brighton Gin. You can purchase a gift card for any amount online which will be emailed to you as a voucher code you can use in-store or when you order over the phone
Brighton Gin are true to their founding principles, each bottle is carefully filled by hand, a member of the team sticks each label on and dips every one in wax themselves: no factory production lines! Brighton Gin also try to keep their carbon footprint down by delivering in Brighton and Hove on our specially adapted gin bike. Brighton Gin E-Vouchers are a perfect gift for any gin lover and can be brought from amounts £15 – £60
Brighton’s oldest seafood restaurant can be found in the famous winding Brighton Lanes. English’s is a landmark in the city’s dining scene and committed to serving the freshest most seasonal fish in town. You can purchase English’s gift cards here, or you can even purchase the English’s Oyster Masterclass gift card which can be gifted to someone special or enjoyed yourself.
Semolina Brighton is a relaxed and friendly restaurant that offers amazing home cooked food. Semolina is a family run venue by husband and wife team Orson and Linda Whitfield, with Orson handling the food and Linda front of house. Throughout the delicious evening a la carte menu, Semolina offers diners a chance to enjoy dishes that have been made with love and a passion for real cooking.
We know its hard sometimes to know what to buy people for birthday’s and Christmas presents so why not give that special someone a Brighton Bier gift voucher. They can be used to buy cases of Brighton Bier to be delivered direct to their door or have fun perusing the list of 150+ beers from around the world available through the Brighton Bier Click & Collect online beer shop. Gift cards are available from £10 to £100.
Metro Deco Brighton is a Twenties style tea room based in Kemptown. Afternoon Tea at Metrodeco is available Monday through to Sunday from 12-5pm and was voted third in the Brighton Food Awards for two years running. You can choose from our Classic Afternoon Tea or any of thier boozy options. Metrodeco have three different gift vouchers available on their website; the afternoon tea voucher, the gin flight voucher and the tea tasing voucher.
The Salt Room has been creating a huge buzz in Brighton as diners enjoy their locally sourced produce from both land and sea. You can expect fresh fish and grass fed steak at The Salt Room, as well as Sunday roasts which includes everyones favourite trimmings. The menu at The Salt Room is always changing to ensure the best, most seasonal ingredients can be served to their diners.
The iconic and magnificent Grand Hotel stands proud on Brighton’s seafront, overlooking the English channel. If you’re looking for a luxury treat for you and your loved ones, this is the perfect place for you. With so many options to choose from, you will defiantly have something to look forward to. Whether it’s brunch at Cyan, an afternoon tea experience at The Grand, cocktails at The Victoria Bar or the grill you want to try, all vouchers can be purchased through The Grand website.
Wild Flor is located on Church Road in Hove and is the perfect place to relax away from Brightons bustling North Road. Wild Flor offers amazing fine dining cuisine and a quality wine list. Wild Flor have an amazing set menu running from Thursday to Saturday which you can purchase a gift voucher for and look forward to enjoy in months to come. The environment at Wild Flor is always relaxed and comforting so it is the perfect place to enjoy a chilled out evening with friends and family while enjoying some incredible food and wine.
Petit Pois is an amazing French bistro located in the heart of Brighton Lanes. Husband and wife team David and Ivana, along with their talented team serve up a carefully curated menu inspired by well-known French classics, with a modern twist. Petit Pois cater for the Brighton dining scene in full with a wide range of vegetarian, fish and meat dishes as well as a couple of vegan options too. Gift vouchers from £20 to £100 can be purchased on the Petit Pois website.
Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate offer a range of gift voucher experiences from a self-drive buggy tour of the 72,000 vines currently under cultivation to tutored wine tasting and wine and cheese tasting. Experience history in the making as you explore this fledgling wine estate from the Benuela Cove family.
Tucked away in the heart of Brighton Lanes is The Coal Shed, one of Brightons most popular steak and seafood restaurants. The Coal Shed cook all their dishes only using charcoal, which is something that is unique to them as a restaurant. The Coal Shed is one of the best places to enjoy a delicious steak, cooked using their charcoal Josper which perfectly seals in flavour. Purchase one of their gift cards here.
Situated in the heart of the Lanes, Bohemia Brighton is a relaxed day time venue serving a freshly prepared menu from breakfast through until evening meals. In the evening Bohemia transforms into a late night lounge and cocktail bar. As well as their delicious main menu, there is a daily selection of Chef’s specials, all of which is prepared fresh and in house. You can purchase a gift voucher for Bohemia on their website from £10 to £100 which you will receive via email.
The Flint House is a newly opened restaurant located centrally on a street behind the old Hanningtons department store. Diners can enjoy a tapas style small plate menu at The Flint House and the menu is influenced by the chefs fresh and simple style of cooking. You can buy a gift voucher of the amount of your choice online.
Pitch in Worthing is MasterChef’s 2018 winner Kenny Tutt’s first restaurant, set to open its doors in spring 2019. The restaurant is styled to replicate a workshop, with diners greeted by surfaces full of fresh herbs and botanicals ready to be picked and incorporated into Kenny’s dishes. Vouchers can be brought any monetary amount, for a special occasion or for a dining experience via their website.
Terre a Terre, located on East Street in the Brighton Lanes, have been treating their loyal customers with delicious vegetarian food for over 20 years. Terre a Terre will change your view on vegetarian cuisine with their extraordinary flavours, sublime textures and a combination of ingredients that few have the imagination to put together. Purchase a Terre a Terre gift voucher here ranging from £15 – £100 and look forward to an amazing meat-free dining experience with friends and family.
Newly opened in December 2019, Kindling is located on East Street in the Brighton Lanes. The ethos at Kindling is all about the seasonality of the produce and ensuring ingredients are sourced from local suppliers only. Kindling focus on the concept of having meals that are great to share as well as being good for the body and the planet. Vouchers can be brought here, select your monetary amount and add to your cart, then proceed to the checkout and enter the code KINDLING25 in the ‘promo code’ box.
The Plotting Parlour Brighton, known as “Brighton’s best secret” is tucked away in a quiet backstreet off the Old Steine. Cocktails are the speciality here, creating innovative twists on old classics such as a ginger and chilli Margarita and the Comin’ Matcha. Gift vouchers can be purchased over the phone on 01273 621238.
Fourth and Church in Hove offers a menu which is ever changing to provide small dishes with incredible flavour. The wine list is top quality featuring the finest Spanish sherry, unique Italian aperitivo and a diverse range of handpicked wines. Everything at Fourth and Church is made in house where possible which makes the menu even more special. They offer plenty of different vouchers to choose from.
Riddle and Finns in the heart of Brighton Lanes focuses on classic and quality seafood dishes. Most of the fish and seafood served at Riddle and Finns is brought from the market at Hove Lagoon where the fish are caught just off Brighton beach, meaning that there will often be a ‘catch of the day’ on their menu. You can even select a fish at their fish counter and take it home with you! You can purchase a range of different gift vouchers, including an a la carte dinner or the Chef’s Fruits de Mer
Nestled in the beautiful and historic village of Alfriston, Wingrove House provides the perfect place to enjoy Dinner and an overnight stay. A 19th century colonial-style country house, with rustic-chic rooms and a bright & spacious restaurant, serving stunning Dinners and Traditional Sunday Lunches. Monetary & Overnight Stay Vouchers available.
Isaac At is an award winning, fine dining restaurant with a unique concept. Expect to see dishes that are vibrant, seasonal, creative and unique with the main focus on the ingredients organic origins. An Isaac At gift voucher is the perfect gift for someone special, vouchers range from a standard restaurant voucher to a tasting menu with wine pairing for 2 people. Select your chosen voucher online and receive it via email straight away!
Restaurant Interlude is a contemporary restaurant located in Horsham, set within the historic woodland gardens of Leonardslee Estate. Chef Jean Delport and his team are committed to providing each and every guest with a place to interact with nature and eat from the land in an unexpected food journey. Interlude gained it’s first Michelin star in 2020 and has a dining experience like no other. You can purchase a varitety of different vouchers including afternoon tea vouchers, Restaurant Interlude vouchers and even experience vouchers.
Winning the Best Restaurant award in the 2019 BRAVOs, Etch offers the most amazing fine dining experience. Holding three AA Rosettes, a Michelin plate and a 5* rating in the Good Food Guide, Etch is the perfect place to enjoy a dining experience like no other. Etch offer four different gift cards which can be purchased online. Purchase vouchers here and look forward to indulging in the tasting menu created by the winner of Masterchef: Steven Edwards.
Just three miles from the sea, located on a south facing slope of the South Downs National Park, Rathfinny is perfectly situated for growing its mix of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier grapes. As well as amazing wine, Rathfinny also has The Tasting Rooms created and by celebrated Head Chef, Chris Bailey. Whether it’s a monetary voucher, a three course lunch in The Tasting Room or Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at The Flint Barns – Rathfinny has something for everyone.
The Grade I listed gardens of Leonardslee are an idyllic spot to explore and work up an appetite before indulging in a classic afternoon tea. The lovingly and tastefully restored mansion house is open Wednesday to Sunday with three variations on the afternoon tea, all freshly prepared in the mansion itself. You can buy afternoon tea vouchers for Leonardslee Gardens here.
Duncan Ray set up The Little Fish Market back in 2013, the restaurant is a cosy, 20 cover space just off The Western Road in Hove. Duncan offers a fixed price, six course menu depending what is in season in order to produce meals to the highest quality. Expect top quality dining at The Little Fish Market as the approach is all about attention to detail and precision. You can buy vouchers which are available from £50 to £150
A new concept for fine dining in Worthing, The Dining Room is an innovative restaurant serving dishes made using high quality, locally-sourced ingredients. Gift vouchers available, for any denomination, that are of 12 months validity. These can be purchased through any of the restaurants contact channels.
Curry Leaf Cafe Brighton serves up a thoroughly modern take on South Indian street food alongside amazing cocktails and the city’s best craft beer list from a relaxed, colourful dining space in the heart of Brighton Lanes. You can purchase a gift voucher for Curry Leaf Cafe online which are for any monetary amount.
Moshimo is one of the most popular eating destinations in Brighton and serve the most amazing sushi and Japanese food. The ethos at Moshimo is to serve only the freshest fish and ingredients available and offers an authentic taste of traditional Japanese cuisine with a modern twist. Gift vouchers for Moshimo can be brought on their website and include £10 and £20 vouchers, as well as an amazing Moshimo sushi masterclass voucher worth £35 where you’ll get to make maki, temaki, and nigiri sushi.
Kujira Brighton, located on Preston Street, is a Robatayaki grill restaurant. The robatayaki grill uses slow-burning coal or wood, without flame, to produce a much higher heat and ultimately intense flavour. The menu at Kujira is well catered for all types of diets, so if you’re vegan, vegetarian or gluten free, Kujira should defiently be on your list of restaurants in Brighton to try. Vouchers can be purchased for Kujira via email@example.com or over the phone on 01273 777 988
Located in the centre of Brighton Lanes, Indian Summer has had a great reputation in the Brighton food scene for fifteen years. Indian Summer offers a modern take on an Indian restaurant all served in an elegant and ‘fine dining’ style. Vouchers for Indian Summer can be purchased from £20 – £100
Baqueano is a family run Argentinian steak restaurant, by Argentine native husband and wife team Adriana and Jorge. Since opening in 2019 Baqueano has developed a reputation not only for serving some of the best steak in Brighton, together with traditional sauces and accompaniments but for delivering a level of service that is second to none. Vouchers are available from £20 upward and are delivered electronically.
Plateau Brighton is a lively bar and French style restaurant in the heart of Brighton’s Lanes. Much research, time & tasting has gone into compiling the exclusive wine list at Plateau. Natural, organic and biodynamic wines are served because these aspects reflect Plateau’s ideology around ethics, sustainability and quality which makes Plateau the perfect place to meet with friends for a glass or two! As well as an amazing wine list, Plateau offer delicious food which has a strong ethos around sharing and always using local and fresh, organic produce where possible.
Market Restaurant in Hove has a long counter which dominates the main restaurant and is designed to be fresh and modern while also portraying the feel of a traditional Spanish market. You can enjoy the most delicious tapas, some traditional and some with a modern twist that will leave you wanting more. The menu also offers an amazing range of Spanish meats and cheese and can cater to all your dietary requirements. As well as delicious food, Market Restaurant has a wine list which features exclusively Spanish and Sussex wines all carefully chosen to match the food. Purchase a gift voucher for Market restaurant.
Donatello is one of Brighton’s longest standing Italian restaurants, opening over 30 years ago in the heart of the iconic Lanes. It has remained an independent restaurant and has become a Brighton institution for hearty, real Italian dishes on the South Coast. Donatello are doing gift vouchers for Christmas, the perfect gift for any loved one who loves pizza and pasta! Email Donatello on firstname.lastname@example.org with your voucher request, name and number and have the voucher posted to you.
Located on Vine Street in Brighton and Western Road in Hove, Cin Cin has become one of the city’s must-try venues, as well as garnering national acclaim. Cin Cin can deliver anything from a quick lunch with friends to an excellent three course meal with wine pairings. An extraordinary sociable dining experience can be enjoyed at Cin Cin as diners sit around the open kitchen and can watch the food being prepared and cooked. You can purchase a variety of different gift vouchers for Cin Cin.