Just over a year after launching their Vine Street restaurant in Brighton, Cin Cin are opening a second site in Hove’s Western Road in January 2018. The original venue was hailed in this year’s Harden’s Best UK Restaurants as providing “simple and delicious rustic food” that’s a “very welcome change from the pile-it- high and sell-it-cheap pizza […]

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Michael Bremner, chef-patron of Brighton’s “foodie mecca” 64 Degrees, has launched a new beach-front restaurant overlooking the old West Pier. The restaurant is named Murmur – from the word murmuration, which is the shape that the starlings make when they flock and fly between the city’s two piers. Serving ‘healthy and honest food’, the beach-front restaurant […]

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Jay Rayner in The Observer finds the cooking at Roth Bar & Grill, Bruton – housed within the Hauser & Wirth gallery – more than a match for the art. “The whole proposition is so damn civilised that the quality of the cooking is an extra. The site, part of a working farm, is a pastoral […]

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Brighton’s Chilli Pickle has reached its £700,000 crowdfunding target to bankroll an expansion into four “affulent market towns” in southern England. The first new branch is expected to open this summer. Chef Alun Sperring and his wife Dawn opened the original Chilli Pickle, serving authentic regional Indian cuisine, in Brighton’s Lanes in 2007. Having twice outgrown its surroundings […]

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Brighton grill specialist The Coal Shed is to open a branch in London at the new One Tower Bridge development on the south bank of the Thames later this year. It will be the first foray into the capital for restaurateur Raz Helatat, six years after he launched the original Coal Shed – described by this year’s […]

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Chef Matt Gillan will open his all-day café and evening restaurant in Brighton later this month — and has launched a kickstarter campaign to fund an ambitious extension. Gillan, who ran the Pass restaurant at South Lodge Hotel near Horsham for five successful years until last April, took over the Red Roaster café and roastery in Kemptown […]

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A dramatic aerial pavilion will be built to house a Japanese restaurant above a square in Brighton. The city council has given planning permission for Moshimo sushi restaurant to install the 150-seater “Skylight” project at seventh-storey level, with views over the old town and the sea. Designed by architect Michael Spooner, the pavilion will be prefabricated in Littlehampton […]

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Modern Gujerati-inspired pioneer Indian Summer in Brighton is celebrating its 15th anniversary in November with a month-long range of offers, events and competitions. Diners can choose two courses for £15 on Mondays; a table will be chosen at random for a £15 for two courses voucher each night; there will be a free raffle; and an Indian […]

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Brighton diners will get a preview of the new restaurant chef Matt Gillan plans for the city during a residency at the Lucky Beach Café on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in November and December. Gillan was head chef at The Pass restaurant in South Lodge Hotel near Horsham for 10 years until April. The Harden’s […]

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The dude food craze shows no signs of slowing down, even outside of the capital. Stock Burger Co. just launched on Brighton’s iconic seafront, forming part of Kew Green Hotels’ £3.5 million development of Holiday Inn Brighton. However the bar and restaurant is a standalone venue (with separate off-street entrance). Stock Burger Co. serves gourmet […]

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