Enjoy Brighton's Top Restaurants With OctoberBEST

Brighton is a foodie city through and through, so it's only fitting that we should be further blessed with the opportunity to sample Brighton's best in independent restaurants for a fraction of the usual price.

Throughout the beginning of October (1 - 15), OctoberBEST will be making this a reality with a selection of innovative and delectable £20 (per person)set menus from Brighton's top 20 restaurants, spanning firm favourites and some exciting newcomers.

Scroll through the options, pick your faves and book! Happy eating. 

64 Degrees

Menu? Michael Bremner’s Great British Menu-winning dish “The Grass is Greener and a glass of Phantom red wine

When? Monday-Thursday, lunchtime only

To book: Call 01273 770115 quoting OctoberBest or click here


Bincho Yakitori

Menu? Pickled shrimp, radish and seaweed salad sea bream tempura.

Skewers of salmon teriyaki, pork belly, chicken and spring onion, quail’s egg and bacon, shiitake mushroom, garlic rice.

Green tea, white chocolate and yuzu cake

When? Anytime

To book: Call 01273 779021 quoting OctoberBest


The Chilli Pickle

Menu? “Al and D’s Toddy Shop”, the Chilli Pickle’s take on Alleppey working man social shacks.

A platter of fresh fish, curries, fiery snacks and tender coconut home brew.

When? Dinner 6pm-10pm daily. Lunchtime: special pre-order only

To book: Call 01273 900 383 quoting OctoberBest or click here.


The Little Fish Market

Menu? 20% off your total bill when the tasting menu and wine flight are ordered.

When? Anytime

To book: Pre-book via this link and use 'OctoberBest' in the promo code box


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The Set

Menu? Chicken nugget and nacho cone snacks. Seaweed brioche, smoked eel butter. Beetroot tartare, borage, quail’s egg. Sussex Wagyu beef, kohlrabi, beef fat. Apple and miso

When? Monday-Thursday; 12.30pm-3pm

To book: Call 01273 855572 quoting OctoberBest or click here


 Cin Cin

Menu? Burrata, pickled grapes, aged balsamic. Reginelle, squash, wild mushrooms, sage. Affogato.
Glass of prosecco or a Birra Moretti

When? Wednesday-Saturday, 12pm-2pm

To book: Call 01273 698 813



Menu? Three-course set lunch plus a glass of natural wine

When? Lunchtime only 12pm-3.30pm, 7 days a week

To book: Call 01273 733085 or email bookings@plateaubrighton.co.uk quoting OctoberBest


The Salt Room

Menu? Confit South Coast cod, mussels, Sussex cider, Jerusalem artichoke purée, pressed bacon and truffle potato, shellfish velouté. Pebble and macaron. Glass of Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine sur lie, La Griffe

When? Monday-Friday lunchtime, and Monday-Thursday 6pm-7pm

To book: Click here



Menu? Three-course plant-based menu plus one cocktail

When? Tuesday-Thursday, lunch and dinner

To book: Call 01273 674259 quoting OctoberBest or click here



Menu? Two courses from the bistro menu and a glass of prosecco

When? Wednesday-Thursday lunchtime. Tuesday-Thursday evening

To book: Call 01273 697259 quoting OctoberBest or click here


The Gingerman

Menu? A selection of small plates to showcase their local suppliers: Canapés. Vegetable salad, herb mayonnaise. Shellfish bouillabaisse. Pork with bubble and squeak. Honey parfait, yogurt sorbet

When? Tuesday-Saturday, lunchtime only

To book: Call 01273 326688 quoting OctoberBest or click here


Terre a Terre

Menu? The Asian Persuasion: Steamed rice buns stuffed with Szechuan-marinated halloumi and ginger bok choy. Kimchi Chinese cabbage. Lapsang Souchong-pickled watermelon and cucumber. Miso chilli sauce. Sesame and ginger wakame. Crisp vegetable thread salad
Bowl of Chinese broth. (Vegan option available)

Bottle of blonde organic lager, glass of Riesling Trocken Qualitatswein Weingut zur Romerkelter or non-alcoholic drink of choice

When? Monday to Friday 12pm-6pm

To book: Call 01273 729051 or click here quoting OctoberBest


Curry Leaf Café

Menu? Mughal tandoori chicken. Garlic and coriander naan. Vegetable thoran. Beetroot raita. Pint of Burning Sky Arise

When? From 6pm Sunday-Thursday

To book: Call 01273 207070 or click here, quoting OctoberBest


Isaac At

Menu? Brighton Gin dessert bar. Two Brighton Gin cocktails and three Sussex-inspired desserts

When? Friday 6th October 12.30pm, 1pm, 2.30pm and 3pm; Friday 13th October at 12.30pm, 1pm, 2.30pm and 3pm.

To book: Click here


The Ginger Pig

Menu? Three plates and three matching drinks
Harissa lamb croquette, kohlrabi, red onion and coriander; Oloroso, El Maestro, Jerez ~ or ~ Onion and Gruyère gratin; Roussanne, Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Alain Jaume, Southern Rhone
Pig cheek ragout, wild mushroom arancini, pickled shallot and pecorino; Acustic Celler ‘Ritme’ Priorat, Spain, Grenache-Carignan ~ or ~ Roast squash &amp Golden Cross, pickled onion, raisin, confit garlic, tahini and pumpkin seeds; Pinot Bianco, Alois Lageder, Alto Adige
Banana and chocolate cake, peanut butter and plum jam ice cream; Barbeito Malvasia, Madeira

When? Monday-Friday lunchtime, Monday-Thursday evening before 7pm

To book: all 01273 736123 quoting OctoberBest or click here


Fatto a Mano

Menu? Any two starters and two pizzas from our regular menu, or choose from three Sussex-inspired OctoberBest specials:
Sussex Golden Cross goat’s cheese, roasted butternut squash, ricotta, toasted pine nuts, rocket. Barfield’s free-range Sussex chorizo, spianata, roasted peppers, mozzarella, basil, Parmesan. PLUS one pizza designed by the public – winner to be announced at the end of September

When? Monday-Friday 12pm-closing. Offer is available at both pizzerias

To book: Bookings required for groups of 6+: call 01273 600621(London Road) or 01273 325400 (Church Road) quoting OctoberBest


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The Urchin

Menu? The Urchin Sizzler: Scallops, prawns and squid in a black bean sauce. Sticky rice. Plus one drink, dessert and a shot of homemade Urchin limoncello

When? Anytime except Friday and Saturday evenings

To book: Call 01273 241881 quoting OctoberBest


The Coal Shed

Menu? Slow cooked beef short rib, creamed potatoes, heritage carrots, sourdough, bone marrow, red wine. Glass of Chevanceau rouge, Languedoc, France. Chocolate truffle

When? Monday-Friday 12pm-4pm and Monday-Thursday 6pm-7pm

To book: Click here


Riddle & Finns

Menu? Oyster of the day. Choice of starter and main from our set menu. Chocolate truffle. Glass of house wine

When? Monday-Friday 12pm-7pm. Offer is available at both restaurants

To book: Walk ins only in the Lanes, call  01273 821 218 ext.1 for the beach, quoting OctoberBest


Fourth and Church

Menu? A three-course menu plus three matching wines: Confit cod, pickled salsify, wild mushrooms, celeriac OR Jerusalem artichoke custard, Koji pickled mouli, radicchio, caramelised pecans
Red wine-braised ox cheek, smoked parsnip, cultured leeks OR Roasted chestnuts, ricotta dumplings, braised chard, black garlic emulsion, both served with Crispy potatoes and roast pumpkin, rosemary and caper salsa
Spiced poached pear, iced pistachio, yogurt parfait. Pain d’epices

When? Sunday 12pm-7pm; Monday-Thursday 12pm-10pm

To book: Call 01273 724709 quoting OctoberBest or click here


Further information on OctoberBEST, including special events, can be found by visiting Brighton's Best Restaurants

Written by Sofaya.