Best Restaurants in Brighton
Get ready to chow down in Brighton town as we happen to be host to some of the best restaurants this side of the equator. Wait, what, what do you mean no one has ever told you that?! Silly. Anyway, home to some cracking fish restaurants thanks to our seaside location and bustling late night foodie establishments, there's no end of great places to eat in Brighton. Check out our recommendations for the best restaurants in Brighton and discover some of the down right great grub that we have to offer.
Last updated on 24th October 2016
While the beating heart of No 32 may seem to be that of partying the night through, No 32 just so happens to boast some of the best food in the Brighton business. Carefully curated plates brimming with seasonal produce, the menu is British and hearty with international dashes. Don't believe us? Try it for yourself.
Burgers by the beach? Sound like sweet music to your ears? It should be, because Lucky Beach only preach the very best in patties. Found in one of Brighton's infamous beachfront arches, this classic New York inspired eaterie might be rather petite, but it's boasting a hearty selection of American craft beer and burgers made from 35-day dry aged meat, including their blue cheese laden 'David Van Day'.
Brighton, it's on the sea, so where can you find some of this infamous seaside grub? Probably one of Brighton's most well-loved seafood restaurants, Riddle & Finns know anything and everything about freshly caught fare, be it wild sea bass or a sumptuous plate of fresh oysters. Team this all up with champagne, candlelight and fresh interiors, and you've got yourself a date, so when are we going?
Steak, it's what they're ruddy made of. A top notch dining establishment in the heart of the city, The Coal Shed know an awesome thing or two when it comes to meat and fish in the city thanks to their wide knowledge, recommendations and renowned real charcoal oven. From premium steaks to grilled lobsters, this Brighton restaurant is churning out some of the best meat in town with punters coming far and wide for their uniquely smoked and grilled wares.
Vegetarian or not, this is the kind of restaurant in Brighton that should surely be on your foodie radar. Known for creating bespoke vegetarian dishes with an infamy of intricate flavour and charming presentations, Terre a Terre is a restaurant in Brighton reminding the city that not all plates need regard meat to make a great meal. Grab a spot out on their garden patio when the sun doth shine.
Don't let their flashing neon and gorgeously garish colours put you off, you'll discover a meaty treat in this rather slick eating and drinking establishment. Not only know for their urban wares, outrageously enthusiastic interiors and locally sourced neon signage, MEATliquour is a carnivore's parade, boasting some of the best American inspired burgers and grub in the city from their Dead Hippie burger to chilli cheese fries.
A wine bar in Brighton that boasts a delightful selection of small French plates commissioned and commandeered by their head chef Adrian Geddes, Plateau is a charming and romantic venue perfect for those all important, moment defining, relationship encasing first date nights in town. Slick, simple and host to one of the biggest wine selections in the city from red and white to orange, Plateau is a great place to share drinks, dinner and stories.
Situated right on the seafront, Skyfall is a quirky cute Brighton restaurant serving an excellent selection of seafood and main dishes. From braised oxtail to citrus roasted hake and chorizo, the menu is full of seasonal and delicious flavours, making this place a brilliant date spot.
Yes, we all know The Coach House serve up a mean Sunday Roast but they also have a pretty great main menu. Head to the lovely restaurant in The Lanes for delicious dishes such as pork belly with black pudding mash and pan fried cod with crispy bacon and pea crushed potato.
Thought Indian food was all curries and naans? Think again as Indian Summer redefine the cuisine with their tasteful small plates of North Indian cuisine. And where can you find these delectable delights - in The Lanes.
Exquisite eats, divine drinks and a lavish décor that conjures 1920s charm and elegance - welcome to Proud Cabaret Brighton. Dine in the decadent vintage inspired surroundings and take up a table ready for an evening of stunning performances from burlesque beaus and cabaret ladies. There's nothing like a period romp whilst you feast on sumptuous goodies.
So while it may sound like a cartoon straight out of the 90s, Yum Yum Ninja really do live up to their name and Oriental infamy. Split between a main restaurant and an upstairs cocktail lounge, Yum Yum Ninja maintains their Eastern culture with Shoji style dining rooms and an unparalleled selection of Oriental treats, from dim sum right down to ninja style beef.