The Loop Café-Bar & Coffee House
Nestling on Kemp Town seafront is this contemporary Anglo-Brazilian café-bar with a menu that features traditional English fare as well as some tasty Brazilian dishes.
Whether you choose one of the stylish red sofas, or the sunny south-facing front terrace, you can enjoy free Wi-Fi while you savour the homemade food and great selection of coffees. Open 10am–6pm seven days a week.
The Loop, 16 Marine Parade, Brighton,
01273 677944, www.theloop-brighton.co.uk
British & Modern European
Probably Brighton’s most popular fish ’n’ chip shop and restaurant with a large loyal clientele. Traditional and family-run with favourites and excellent daily fish specials. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Saturday, it’s also a great party venue. There are massive fish platters and seasonal seafood, plus vegetarian choices.
Bardsley’s, 22–23a Baker Street, Brighton,
BN1 4JN, 01273 681256
With arguably the nicest outdoor space in Brighton and Hove and a stylish new internal and external makeover, Hove Place Bistro Pub & Gardens is truly a haven for the discerning pub goer. You’ll find a great mix of pub classics, some wonderful surprises and bistro-style dishes, all made from scratch with thoughtfully sourced quality produce. Enjoy both the menu and the new look venue!
37 First Avenue, Hove, BN3 2FH
01273 738266 www.hoveplace.co.uk
The Cuthbert Pub & Kitchen
On Freshfield Road, opposite Queens Park Terrace, stands the newly opened Cuthbert Pub & Kitchen. In welcoming and comfortable surroundings this pub offers great value, delicious food, fantastic wines and, of course, a good pint of beer. It has a large garden and is perfect for families, offering a kids’ menu for £5 including choice of main courses, drinks and desserts. Food served: Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner plus Sunday lunchtime for a fantastic Sunday roast.
The Cuthbert Pub & Kitchen, 136 Freshfield Road, Brighton, BN2 0BR
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Winners of the prestigious Sussex Food and Drink Finals 2012 for Best Eating Experience in Sussex and awarded an AA Rosette for their excellent cuisine. Furthermore, take advantage of their award winning beer garden while the sun shines. To celebrate these accolades they are offering complimentary champagne cocktails to all bookings of ten or more, just make sure to mention Latest 7 when making your party booking!
The Foragers, 3 Stirling Place, Hove, BN3 3YU
The Gallery Brighton – The Lanes
This restaurant boasts one of the finest outdoor heated street terraces in Brighton. The Gallery offers the very finest locally sourced steak and seafood, all served in a friendly unpretentious environment. Located in the heart of Brighton’s Lanes, The Gallery is a must for those looking to get into the Brighton swing of things. With live music played on the terrace day and night this independent restaurant is a must next time you are out and about in the Lanes. They offer a great value lunch (2 courses for £10.95) and evening menu (2 courses for £15.95). Food is served all day.
The Gallery Restaurant, 28 East Street, Brighton, BN11HL, 01273 773327, www.thegallerybrighton.co.uk
The Medicine Chest
The Medicine Chest is receiving glowing reviews for its fabulous new menu from head chef Sebastien Dupire. Look out for his signature Tournedos Rossini soon to feature on the spring menu. Move downwards to the bar for Mick Fuller’s Soul nights starting every Friday from 2 March. The last word in cocktails, this bar is also available for private hire. Call or book online.
The Medicine Chest, 51-55 Brunswick Street East, Hove BN3 1AU, 01273 770002,
The Old Bank Steak & Ribs
Kemp Town’s friendly new steakhouse restaurant serves delicious food with great service in a warm and comfortable setting. Locally owned and aiming to be the Cheers of the neighbourhood, The Old Bank offers quality steak and ribs, local catch of the day, grilled chicken and vegetarian dishes at great value prices. A fantastic wine list complements their wholesome and satisfying food. The kids’ menu is also great value. Open Mon–Fri, 5pm–9.30pm; Sat–Sun, 12pm–10pm; live background Sunday jazz 6–8pm, and open all day bank holidays. Plus the garden is now open!
The Old Bank, 120 St George’s Road, Kemp Town Village, BN1 1EA, 01273 682200, www.oldbankkemptownbrighton.com
The Townhouse – Kemptown
The Townhouse Piano Bar and Restaurant is the perfect destination for those looking to relax in the heart of Kemptown whilst enjoying your favorite tipple and the finest local summer menu and listening to live piano every night of the week. The restaurant won the ‘top 10 restaurants in Brighton’ and is independantly owned by a local family. It boasts an amazing lunch and evening menu with locally sourced steaks, lamb, vegetarian and seafood. They offer amazing value set lunch menus(2 courses for 10.95 ) and evening menus (2 courses for 15.95 ), Mondays – Thursdays and the best roasts in town on Sundays from £9.95.
The Townhouse – Kemptown, 81–82 St James’s Street, Kemp Town, BN2 1PA, 01273 693216, www.thetownhousekemptown.co.uk
The Upper Deck Restaurant at Rendezvous Casino
For a different dining experience, The Upper Deck Restaurant is set in the heart of the casino action while offering spectacular views over the English Channel, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds during your dining experience at the Rendezvous Casino, Brighton Marina. You don’t need to be a member to dine in The Upper Deck Restaurant; food is served from 12pm to 3am, and on Sunday evenings they serve a fabulous Chinese buffet available for just £5 per person.
The Upper Deck Restaurant, Rendezvous Casino, Brighton Marina, 01273 605602 www.rendezvouscasino.com/brighton
This old Brighton favourite offers an exciting menu with some great new ideas and a wholly different experience in terms of style and presentation. Smart service, beautiful interiors and a chic atmosphere make this one of the city’s top places to be seen. Start downstairs at the bar. Eat from £10.
Gars, 19 Prince Albert Street, Brighton
01273 321321, www.gars.co.uk
Cocoa is an authentic French patisserie near Brighton station. Everything is homemade on the premises each morning with the finest ingredients. A selection of pastries, cakes, tarts, biscuits, jams, ice creams, sandwiches, quiches, toasties and salads to eat in or take away. Beautiful cakes made to order.
Cocoa, 48 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XB,
New Steine Bistro
“With more than a soupçon of Gallic charm The New Steine Bistro are true bon viveurs. No fancy pants fashion fads here, but some well executed classics. Most importantly though is their open attitude; everyone gets the same charming welcome – guests and diners, locals and visitors alike – and when you have been once, you will want to return again and again.” – Andrew Kay, L7 food writer. Their reasonably priced menu starts at £12.50 for two courses, £14.50 for three, Sunday to Thursday; £16.50 for two courses, £18.50 for three on Friday and Saturday. A la carte menu available. Open 6pm.
New Steine Bistro, 10/11 New Steine, Brighton, BN2 1PB, 01273 681546/695415 www.newsteinehotel.com/restaurant.asp
A second venue for this brilliant Indian restaurant is now open here in Brighton.
Superb regional dishes, fresh tasting and exciting, Chaula and her team breathe fresh air into the idea of Indian food with authentic recipes served in bright and stylish surroundings. The cooking is executed
with a light touch too, no heavy ghee-based sauces here but an altogether healthier approach – but not at the cost of flavour. Both delicious and affordable.
Chaula’s, 2-3 Little East Street, Brighton,
BN1 1HT, 01273 771661
Chaula’s is renowned for its signature dishes, distinctive décor and friendly staff. All meals are made fresh to order and every curry has its own distinctively flavoured sauce. Also a wide variety of vegetarian, vegan as well as gluten and wheat-free dishes. Buffet available 11am–3pm Monday to Saturday.
Chaula’s Eastgate House, 6 Eastgate Street, Lewes, BN7 2LP, 01273 476707, www.chaulas.co.uk
The Chilli Pickle
Local champion of regional Indian cuisine using seasonal, Sussex produce. For lunch you can feast upon a selection of award-winning King Thalis, street snacks, dosas, Roomali Roti wraps and Kathi Kebabs. There’s plenty of choice for vegetarian gourmands to enjoy too. The Chilli Pickle has been recognised with a Michelin Bib, two AA rosettes, voted Top 100 UK restaurant in The National Restaurant Awards and runners-up in this year’s Brighton Foodie Awards. Lunch is served 12pm–3pm; Dinner 6pm–10.30pm Closed Tuesdays. Booking essential.
The Chilli Pickle, 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton
BN1 1GE, 01273 900383, www.thechillipickle.com
Flagship venue of this local family-run business serving excellent Italian food in stylish surroundings. Brilliant value meal deals on blackboards – two courses £6.95 or three for £8.95 – as well as à la carte. The haunt of celebs in season from soap stars to politicos. Fun, friendly and fabulous value.
Donatello, Brighton Place, Brighton, BN1 1HJ,
01273 775477, www.donatello.co.uk
The budget branch of the Donatello stable but you’d be hard-pressed to see why. Quality family dining in the Italian mould but a little less expensive. Popular with students and young families, with trendy interiors, and a menu with the signature set-price boards proclaiming any two courses £5.95, and three at £7.95.
Fat Leo, 16–17 Market Street, Brighton BN1 1HH,
01273 325135, www.fatleo.co.uk
Mediterraneo Deli is indeed a family business, dedicated to serving you the best tasting, truly genuine and most authentic Sicilian food. The family-run deli offers mouth-watering daily specials, birthday cakes made to order and typical Sicilian products. They enjoy catering for all events from lunch meetings to dinner parties and weddings. Every dish is prepared daily and served fresh to order with ingredients genuinely sourced from Sicily. Open 9am–3pm Mon-Fri, 10am –3pm Sat,
Mediterraneo Deli, 2a Clyde Road, Brighton,
BN1 4NP, 01273 674350, www.mediterraneodeli.co.uk
If you like your tapas authentic then this is the place for you. Brilliant traditional Spanish food with regional specialities in relaxed surroundings. Superb meat, fish and seafood tapas plus excellent larger dishes like their suckling pig. There is live flamenco every Thursday, and new for 2012 is Tapas Tuesday where you can get 50 per cent off tapas from a selected menu (booking essential). Paella, sangria…All that’s missing is the Mediterranean sun!
Agua Dulce, 10-11 Kings Road, Brighton,
BN1 1NE, 01273 328672,
The Green Mango
The Green Mango has arrived to spice up Brighton and Hove! This modern Thai restaurant is committed to giving you the complete Thai experience, with the most authentic food possible. Lunch starts at £4.95, and we’re open every day, so come down and ‘gin yur yur’ (eat a lot!)
The Green Mango, 8 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2FL,
01273 327226, www.thegreenmangohove.com