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Best restaurants and places to eat in Brighton

If you decide to eat out it may be best to book ahead of your visit. Local restaurants that can cater for groups include: The Ginger Dog, Old Bank and La Capaninia. Further afield you could try some of Brighton's best restaurants: see links below. For takeaway Pizza try: Pizzaface – it has won national awards for great tasting pizzas.

Bars and clubs change all the time but some good bars for groups include Koba & Rikki Tik and just off St James Street try Black Dove or Brighton Rocks. Many of the best nightclubs can be found under the arches along the seafront, why not scout them out during the day to find the music you like?

The Ginger Dog in Kemptown Brighton www.thegingerdog.com

The Ginger Dog is a local pub offering real ales and fine wines together with a good hearty menu of traditional pub food. As with its ginger sisters, The Ginger Dog uses only the very finest ingredients to offer a really satisfying dining experience.

The Ginger Dog brings a slice of modern pub gastronomy to the Kemptown area and includes a private dining room upstairs. Dogs are of course welcome!

The Coal Shed Restaurant

The Coal Shed is a gourmet steak and seafood restaurant in the heart of Brighton. Named as one of the best restaurants in the UK by the prestigious Observer Food Monthly awards, it has also been recommended by The Telegraph and The Guardian, amongst others. Their method is simple: highest quality ingredients, expertly cooked. As well as a seasonal à la carte menu, they offer daily specials and a great value express lunch menu. Specialities include a range of 35 day, dry aged Scottish steaks from the North Highlands in Scotland, as well as a wide selection of fish dishes including cuttlefish, oysters, sea bass, bouillabaisse and lobster. Yum!

Old Bank Kemptown Brighton

The Old Bank Steak & Ribs is a highly acclaimed, locally-owned steak house restaurant serving delicious food with great service in a warm and comfortable setting. They don’t compromise on their obsession with quality, fresh food with prices designed to deliver value for money-

The stars of the Menu are steaks and ribs, extending to fresh fish, vegetarian dishes and chicken, with a great range of starters and desserts. Several options for children which include both healthy meals and a few naughty treats.

There is a regular magician to entertain you at your table on Fridays, plus occasional events with live music. A Brighton Fringe venue for the last few festivals. If you’re interested in holding a party or other event at The Old Bank, get in touch on 01273 682200 for more info!

Indian summer

Indian Summer has been serving exceptional, authentic Indian cuisine to Brighton and Hove since 2001.

A careful mix of highly trained chefs, dedicated and friendly service, the finest ingredients and beautiful surroundings has made the restaurant a firm favourite for locals and visitors alike.

Recent awards
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013
Brighton and Hove Food Awards 2011 - 3rd Place
AA Rosette Award 2011
Hardens Food Guide 2011
Opentable 2009 Best Restaurant
Opentable 2011 Best Restaurant

Terre a terre vegetarian

Terre à Terre, Brighton's iconic and acclaimed restaurant where vegetarianism is more about indulgence than abstinence. Situated in the historic lanes, just a stone's throw from Brighton Beach Terre à Terre has been feeding its loyal customers and international visitors for 20 years. Eating at Terre a Terre will stimulate your mind as well as your taste buds and change the way you view vegetarian cuisine forever.