Restaurants in Brighton
From pre-hen night dabbles to those tummy tickling first date nights, there's no shortage of restaurants in Brighton to choose from for your night out. Whether you're inspired by charcoal flavoured fancies, have a hankering for crafty American patties or simply classic French cuisine, we compiled a list of great restaurants so you don't have to. Check out our recommendations for the very vest restaurants in Brighton, be you a seafood scarperer or burger baron, there's something for everyone.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Fancy getting your chops around some premium French fare? Your moment has come my friend. Prepare to save your wallet from a Eurostar battering and divulge in some truly sumptuous dishes with L'Eglise. Known for their bohemian atmosphere, classic flavours and French refinery, L'Eglise is a little slice of European style in the very heart of Hove; what do you say mon ami?
French cuisine is the dish of the day at Plateau where locally sourced small plates balance rather well with what could possibly one of the biggest wine menu's in Brighton. Perfect for a special night with that special someone, there's an air of romance at Plateau, but then again, that could be the great wine menu that we mentioned earlier. From small sharing dishes to great local fish, this laid back restaurant bar is just the ticket.
Hey, did you know that this Japanese restaurant in Brighton is part owned by Fat Boy Slim's Norman Cook? You do now, and yes, you're welcome for a little Sunday pub quiz ammo. Known for its clean lines and even slicker sushi, Oki Nami is introducing a little Eastern decadence into the heart of the city. Tuck in to one of their renowned sushi platters before sauntering upstairs for Japanese cocktails and beer.
Whilst known for their garden inspired rooftop bar, molecularly creative cocktails and home in a traditional Edwardian building in The Lanes, Bohemia do harbour a slick dining restaurant that you'll be pleased to have stopped by at. Contemporary yet classic, Bohemia's restaurant serve British dishes with a little gastronomic flair, all locally sourced and ethically hand made at pocket friendly prices.
If American inspired burgers are what you want, then bountiful American inspired burgers are what you're going to get. Influenced by all things Stateside, the patties at MEATliquour are booming, with no space reserved for vegetarians. Offset with an incredibly urban venue boasting locally sourced neons and creative carnival vibes, this is sure to be like no burger you've ever had before.
We all know that Brighton is a top tier destination for international dishes and cultures, but who knew we would come up so trumps when it came to curry and Eastern cuisine? A more upmarket take on your regular Saturday night Korma, Indian Summer are introducing Indian cuisine into the 21st Century, all the time maintaining their relationship with classic dishes and spices.
Boasting one of the only real charcoal ovens in Brighton, you can sure expect a premium selection of smoked meats at The Coal Shed. Infamous for their Scottish steaks and robust flavours, this meat and fish restaurant is perfect for an indulgent meal in Brighton or something just that little more special. From a private dining room to bring your own bottle nights on a Monday, The Coal Shed is a premium foodie spot.