Best of Brighton's Favourite Restaurants

Published: Monday 18th Feb 2019

Best of Brighton’s Favourite Restaurants in the City…

The secret ingredient to the perfect holiday is finding the ultimate local restaurant with the best atmosphere and finest foods. You wouldn’t need to search for long to see that Brighton has a fantastic range of diverse restaurant cuisines and dining experiences.

So, to help you narrow down your search here is Best of Brighton’s favourite restaurants suitable for everybody's taste buds!


Cin Cin, pronounced “chin-chin” is an easy-going Italian restaurant tucked away on Vine Street in the North Laine. Always a warm greeting on arrival, Cin Cin offers a unique and intimate dining experience. The focus is centred around the open bar and kitchen allowing for an incredibly social and friendly atmosphere. A must for all lovers of authentic Italian food.


Providing authentic wood fired Neapolitan pizza, Fatto a Mano is a family run business and is one of the best pizzerias in Brighton. The name Fatto a Mano translates to ‘handmade’ just like their pizza dough; freshly made on site, twice a day. The menu consists of both red sauce and white (without tomato sauce) pizzas with a good selection of toppings. Vegan options are available too!


Curry Leaf Café in Kemptown offers small plates of South Indian street food and craft beer in a relaxed and colourful dining space. All ingredients are locally sourced where possible and the food is fresh and fragrant.

Chilli Pickle is a family run and nationally recognised Indian bistro. Centrally located in the North Laine, this popular independent restaurant contains a menu that is inspired from different regions of India and changes often depending on the season. Offering something for everyone, the Chilli Pickle is a great dining option for meat eaters, vegetarians and gluten free diners alike.


If you’re after the best sushi in town look no further than Moshimo! This Japanese restaurant is one the city’s most popular eating destinations. Try their traditional Japanese cuisine with a modern touch.


Food for Friends first opened in 1981 offering vegetarian and vegan cooking (it caters for children too). Located in the South Lanes its reputation and popularity has only grown over the years and for very good reason. Everything on the extensive menu is organic and changes regularly depending on the season. Perfect, if you’re looking for a healthy supper!


After spending a day at the seaside why not try Brighton’s finest fish and chip shop Bankers, it’s just a short stroll from the beach. The restaurant is perfect for families as they offer a reduced portion size option on their 15 fish dishes. Also, a great budget friendly dinner, guaranteed to leave you feeling full!

Try out this award-winning British seafood restaurant, The Salt Room, especially if you’re planning on watching a show due to their special ‘pre theatre’ menu. Enjoy your meal with exquisite views of Brighton’s seafront and prestigious West Pier ruins.

Fine Dining

64 Degrees is an innovative, eccentric small-plate dining experience - perfect for a special occasion. The food is stunning, both in presentation and taste. Booking ahead is essential!

Or alternatively, The Coal Shed is an excellent option if you’re looking to celebrate. This restaurant is not only loved by us locals but has also won numerous Food Awards in the Observer. The restaurant is very well known for their delicious steaks that are expertly cooked over coal - certainly one to try!

Book ahead to avoid disappointment!

Article written by Ellie Hughes.