When it comes to winter warmers, Grand Central has got it down. The regal pub has gone all out this time around, armed with an impressive menu of traditional treats and modern classics. Tuck into 3 courses for just £30 per head, or opt for a finger food feast. And the best bit? They'll cater to any and all dietary requirements you throw at them.
Christmas Lunch in Brighton
Whether you fancy cramming in the cranberry with a group of your office chums or taking a loved one out for a spot of tasty turkey with a mound of veg big enough for its own postcode, Brighton boasts a dapper selection of festive feasting destinations. Check out our recommendations for the best places to grab a spot of Christmas lunch this winter and spend the season as it was supposed to be... with a belly full of fine food.
Nestled in the heart of The Lanes, this vivacious watering hole is perfect for everything from chilled out dinners to big nights out. With bookings available until the end of January and a myriad options for every course, its a great treat for family, friends or co-workers.
Whether you're a carnivore, veggie or somewhere in between, this cosy watering hole can cater to you. A great spot for a hearty Christmas lunch, you can expect a menu heaving with options, as well as a microbrewery dashing out proper pints.
Always a cosy spot for brunches and dinners, Browns Brasserie comes to life at Christmas time as the team deck it out and wreaths and baubles and lay on a serious festive spread. Tuck into three courses for just £34 and get your fill of classic Christmas dishes, vegan alternatives and indulgent desserts.
Offering a decadent menu of fresh seafood and more left-field festive offerings, The Salt Room is an excellent spot if you're looking for something a little more high-end for your Christmas lunch. With private dining spaces available for groups of all sizes, and an excellent wine list to boot, you're bound to be served something special here.
Hailed as the meat mecca of Brighton, The Coal Shed is heralded for its quality seasonal dishes. At Christmas, the seafront spot comes alive with the sweet scent of seasonal fare. Whether you take to the turkey or have a hankering for a salt-aged rib eye, you'll find a top-notch selection of lunchtime dishes.
Book your spot at Bison Beer where the Humble Kitchen team are serving up some sumptuous festive feasts for you this year. From gin-cured salmon and stuffed turkey breast, to mulled wine-poached pears and Nutella chocolate puddings, it's got the Christmas indulgence down to a tee.
It may be known mainly for its raucous parties, but Patterns also knows how to feed you up good come the festive season. Book yourself in for a delicious group meal of two of three courses, complete with canapes, wine and and some very cool surrounds to enjoy it in.
Spread over 3 floors; including the main pub, the Regency restaurant and a gorgeous terrace, this is on one hell of a shout for Christmas lunch. Chow down on an array of dishes, from warming artichoke soup to Sussex venison loin, and relax in the heart of town, just between the seafront and Western Road.
Whether you're looking for an intimate spot for a wintry date night or organising the office Christmas lunch, The Mesmerist can do it all. Choose between 4 menus, 2 private function rooms and multiple bars, as well as, carefully cooked dishes from the chefs at Space & Thyme.
Give your Christmas lunch a Mexican twist as Wahaca's festive menu boasts some very tempting takes on traditional festive food. Bringing you prawn cocktail tostadas, turkey and stuffing taquitos and mince pie empanadas with brandy butter ice cream, it's Christmas dinner done differently.
One of the prettiest restaurants in Brighton, Six is a perfect spot to celebrate the festive season. Grab your nearest and dearest and get merrymaking at this gorgeous Western Road eatery with their menu of duck and chestnut terrine, vegan roasts and winter berry cheesecake.
One of Hove's best-loved pubs, Hove Place offers much more than your standard gastro fare come Christmas time. Serving up a stunning selection of dishes for you and your fellow feasters, you'll find treacle-cured Loch Duart salmon, butter roast wagyu beef, sticky fig pudding and a classic turkey dinner on the menu at this warm and friendly spot.