Best Restaurants in Brighton
Brighton is full of delicious places to eat along the beach front and throughout all of its streets and lanes.
There is nothing better than heading to a restaurant that all of your group ends up loving, but finding that restaurant can become quite a task. Which is why we have done all of the hard work for you. With extensive research and a whole lot of tasty food we have been able to put together the ultimate list of the best restaurants in Brighton. With 15 different places to eat you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding where you should head for your evening meal in this seaside town.
1. Stock Burger Co.
If you love burgers and you love beer you will most definitely love Stock Burger Co. Even if you aren’t a beer drinker their delicious milkshakes will definitely lure you in to taste the food that they have on offer. Overall this restaurant specialises in burgers but they also have hot dogs and salads on offer too. You can even build your own burger by choosing the meat, toppings, salad, sauces and more! It’s the perfect experience if you are on the hunt for finding the perfect burger for you!
137 Kings Rd | Website
2. West Beach Bar & Kitchen
Right at the base of the famous British Airways i360 you will find the West Beach Bar & Kitchen. Here you will be able to enjoy a unique dining experience in a venue that is extremely close to the sea. With some amazing views and using local ingredients you will be able to enjoy some delicious dishes. From the restaurant you will also be able to see the West Pier. The food that is available here are your traditional home comforts along with plenty of fish dishes due to the location. Here is our list of the best bottomless brunch in Brighton if you fancy trying something different.
Lower Kings Rd | Website
3. Giggling Squid
A small but extremely popular restaurant amongst the many in the famous Brighton Lanes is the Giggling Squid. This authentic Thai restaurant can provide you with a variety of delicious small dishes along with some classic ones that are perfect for lunch or your evening meal! The Giggling Squid in Brighton is actually the very first restaurant that opened of its kind. Now you will find many of these restaurants dotted all around England!
11 Market St | Website
4. The New Club
Since getting completely renovated and transformed into an extremely popular restaurant, The New Club has become one of the best places to head for a bite to eat on the seafront. As you tuck into some delicious food here you will be able to enjoy the views of the West Pier and the famous British Airways i360 thanks to the floor to ceiling windows! The menu is inspired by your classic American diners whilst still having plenty of classic British dishes featured.
133-134 Kings Rd | Website
5. Coppa Club Brighton
This restaurant in the heart of Brighton is the perfect place to head if you want to try out something a little bit different. During the winter months through till about April time they have winter igloos outside that you can book to enjoy your meal. There are a variety of menus available to enjoy at the Coppa Club and you can head here for your breakfast, lunch or dinner! They focus on their menus being uncomplicated with a variety of small plates and main dishes.
12-16 Brighton Sq | Website
6. Brighton Beach Club
The bright and airy Brighton Beach Club is the perfect place to head if you are looking for somewhere that is literally right on the beach! Sitting nicely by the British Airways i360 you will be able to enjoy unbeatable views of the sea and the West Pier as you enjoy your delicious food. Whether you are looking for a small bite to eat, some delicious drinks or you want a full sit down meal you will be able to do so in this beach restaurant.
26 Kings Rd | Website
7. Fatto a Mano
If you are in the mood for pizza there is only one place to go, Fatto a Mano. You will find due to the location, this place does get busy but rightly so with their delicious, soft and pillowy pizzas. There are so many different combinations that are available to order and there are some suitable for vegans and vegetarians too! All of the pizzas are cooked inside of a wood fired oven to give a real authentic taste to them. And these pizzas can be made to order and take out!
77 London Rd | Website
8. The Ivy
The Ivy is based in the famous Brighton lanes and is the perfect place to head if you are wanting a sophisticated and unique dining experience. This would be the perfect place to head to for breakfast, lunch or dinner in the week or the weekend. As well as all their usual dishes they also have an afternoon tea option and light snacks for you to enjoy. If you are a larger group there is also a private dining room that can seat up to 20 guests.
51A Ship St | Website
9. Smash Burger
First starting in the US in 2007, Smashburger came over to the UK and opened 7 different restaurants and one of them is luckily enough to be in Brighton. If you’re looking for some delicious burgers that have been smashed together and made delicious then you will love it here. You can either choose a pre-made burger from the Smashburger menu or you can create your own by picking the meat, toppings and the bun!
53-54 North St | Website
10. The Coal Shed Restaurant
If you are wanting to find somewhere that you can enjoy a good steak, then you’ll love The Coal Shed Restaurant just off the seafront. They specialise in serving up dishes using locally sourced meat and fish! The restaurant itself has wooden floors and industrial details giving it a unique vibe that is modern yet cosy. Perfect for late night food. All of the meat and fish is also expertly cooked over coal, hence the name given to the restaurant.
8 Boyce's St | Website
Right in the heart of the famous Brighton Lanes is where you will find Donatello. An authentic Italian restaurant that seats 400 people inside and 50 people outside. Which means you will definitely be able to fit any size group here. This restaurant has been made to give customers meals using the highest quality ingredients at affordable prices. And on the menu you can enjoy anything from a traditional carbonara all the way to a delicious American hot pizza!
1-3 Brighton Pl | Website
12. The Salt Room
Since Brighton is right on the seafront it would be rude not to include a seafood restaurant on this list. The Salt Room is a modern British restaurant that specialises in seafood and grilled meat. Whilst you enjoy your food at this venue you will also be able to enjoy the sea views from your seat or from the terrace attached to the restaurant. They also have a vegan menu along with set menus and Saturday and Sunday menus so there will always be something for everyone to enjoy here.
106 Kings Rd | Website
Not only is this place a restaurant, THEWITCHEZ Photo Design Restaurant is also a place that does photo services too! You can head here to enjoy some delicious freshly cooked food like steak, pizzas, fish and even a specials menu that changes throughout the year. All of the team at THEWITCHEZ are web and graphic designers who didn’t want to work in a usual office. Instead they made this restaurant where you can enjoy some food, a photo shoot or plenty of other services that they provide.
16 Marine Parade | Website
Since opening in 2013, Smokeys has been able to give everyone in Brighton the classic American Smokehouse. With a variety of smoked dishes available throughout their menu you will be able to head here for breakfast, lunch or dinner. As well as all their delicious food they also have some amazing cocktails and beer options available. It’s the perfect place to head if you are looking for somewhere a little bit different on the Brighton seafront.
124 Kings Rd | Website
15. Ohso Social Brighton
Known for being the place to go in the summer, this beach-bar and restaurant has a large heated outdoor terrace and indoor seating where you can enjoy some delicious food. Whether you’re after breakfast food, lunch or dinner you will be able to find it here with their tasty menu offering everything you could imagine. If you’re heading here for dinner make sure you stay for a few drinks afterwards as throughout the summer months they host special events with local and big named DJs!
250a Kings Rd | Website