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.
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
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
To book: Call 01273 779021 quoting OctoberBest
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.
Menu? 20% off your total bill when the tasting menu and wine flight are ordered.
To book: Pre-book via this link and use 'OctoberBest' in the promo code box
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org quoting OctoberBest
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
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
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
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
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
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 & 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
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
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
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
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
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.