Best Restaurants in Brighton
Home to some of the quirkiest haunts, top plant-based kitchens and coolest seaside spots in the country, this city is absolutely brimming with brilliant places to eat. So what are you waiting for? Check out our pick of the best restaurants in Brighton and treat your tum to knockout tucker morning, noon and night.
Why restrict it to the morning? The Breakfast Club is a restaurant in Brighton that's made a splash thanks to its quirky menu of brekkie dishes and vibrant interiors. Plus, hit them up at the weekend for one of their fabulous Toasted brunches where the bubbles are bottomless and fun is flowing.
You may know it as your one-stop shop for nights out, but No 32 also happens to rustle up some of the best food in Brighton. Grab a table in the venue or out on their balcony for a feast of brunch classics, internationally-inspired small plates or exquisite fish and meat dishes.
From premium steaks to grilled lobsters, this Brighton restaurant is dishing up some of the best meat and fish in town. Champions of open fire cooking, the fittingly named Coal Shed has a variety of menus, from a la carte and daily specials to pre-theatre meals and epic Sunday roasts.
YO! has gained a name for itself all around the UK for offering tasty and wallet-friendly Japanese plates in a futuristic setting. Perfect for those of you looking for a quick and tasty lunchtime bite, the central restaurant is providing plant-based California rolls, maki and more.
One of Brighton's best restaurants in The Lanes, Med is bringing a taste of Southern Europe to the coast. Get stuck into delectable small plates - we're talking Portuguese-style roast chicken, grilled squid, burrata - washed down with summery cocktails and international wines.
From bottomless brunches and afternoon teas to classic cocktails and a la carte delights, Browns Brasserie & Bar is adding some style to your meals out in Brighton. It's also a treat for the eyes, kitted out in plush decor and bright hues.
Head along the seafront, away from the hustle and bustle, where you'll find The Watershed, a gorgeous restaurant at Brighton Marina Yacht Club. Not only does it have beautiful views, but there's also small plates, classic mains and Sunday roasts up for grabs.
Arguably the most popular of all the vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Brighton, Food For Friends is an award-winning plant-based kitchen in The Lanes. Originally opened in 1981, this beauty has gained a reputation for its mouthwatering brunches and internationally-inspired eats.
Quintessential British classics and vibrant interiors come together at The Ivy in the Lanes. From decadent breakfasts and afternoon teas to signature cocktails and a la carte delights, this luxurious little number is sprucing up your meals out.
Situated along Jubilee Street, The Chilli Pickle is an award-winning restaurant putting its own spin on Indian cuisine. Taking inspiration from various regions, plates will have you chomping on the likes of peanut aubergine curries, whole BBQ sea bream and masala fries.
Wacky interiors and Mexican plates make this North Laine gem a must for fun meals with mates. La Choza may be diddy in size but the cantina is loaded with character and serves up hearty burritos, enchiladas, nachos and more at reasonable prices.
A great shout for vegans looking to get their comfort food fix, Purezza is the country's first wholly plant-based pizzeria - and a delicious one at that. Head here for an evening spent chomping on 48-hour proofed dough topped with goodies such as beetroot carpaccio, pulled porketta and black truffle.
The brainchild of MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards, etch. is one of the best restaurants in Hove. Perfect for a special occasion, the kitchen changes its tasting menus weekly and offers you the choice of five, seven or nine-course meals.