Best Restaurants in Brighton

Get ready to chow down in Brighton, a town that happens to be home to some of the best restaurants this side of the Atlantic. With some of Britain's best fish restaurants, thanks to its seaside location, and bustling with 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 city's best-kept culinary secrets.

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The Coal Shed

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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.

The Lion and Lobster

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Dressed as a cosy pub, The Lion and Lobster is a restaurant in Brighton that's made a splash thanks to its delicious gastro fair and delicate dishes. Whether you're enjoying a fresh seafood plate or chewing your way through a stunning cut of British steak, this restaurant will leave you smiling and feeling fit to burst.

No 32

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While the beating heart of No 32 may be that of a party spot, No 32 just so happens to boast some of the best food in Brighton. Carefully curated plates brimming with seasonal produce, the menu is British and hearty with international dashes. Don't believe us? Try it for yourself.

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 intricate flavours 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. 


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The brainchild of MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards, this stunning restaurant in Hove is one of the best eateries in town. Offering a monthly changing changing tasting menu - you can choose between how many courses you want - it focuses on seasonal produce, using ingredient primarily sourced from the surrounding Sussex countryside.


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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. 

Brighton, it's on the sea, so where can you find some of this famous seaside grub? Probably one of Brighton's most well-known seafood restaurants, Riddle & Finns know anything and everything about freshly-caught fare, be it wild sea bass or a moreish plate of fresh oysters. Team this all up with champagne, candlelight and fresh interiors, and you've got yourself a perfect dinner location.