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The Chilli Pickle

chilli pickle

Set right in the heart of Brighton city centre lies the colourful Chilli Pickle, an award-winning and family-run restaurant attached to the contemporary and trendy ‘My Hotel’. Bright and bold not only in its décor but in its flavours, this Indian bistro serves regional street food, in their own signature style together with fine-dining presentation. The owners were originally inspired by the London institution ‘The Cinnamon Club’ and the restaurant has been voted in the ‘Top 100 Restaurants in the UK’ at The National Restaurant Awards for four years running, gained a coveted Michelin Bib Gourmand and two AA rosettes. Christmas menus offer you the option of a combination of nibbles, starters, mains courses and desserts, with two courses and nibbles for £24.50 and three courses £27.95.


Located in the Hove hotspot Western Road, Six Restaurant is the new kid on the block, residing in the premises previously known as Hove Kitchen. Taking influence from abundant country fields in Europe, SIX combines the freshest ingredients with a passion for bringing out inherent flavours in a contemporary approach to cuisine. SIX offers a variety of dining experiences, from their intimate and ambient Dining Room, with luxurious design and every romantic detail taken care of, to the more relaxed and informal Brasserie style dining area. SIX is the perfect new eatery for your Christmas party with set menus stating at £16 per head with main course options including Christmas Turkey, Roast Duck, Fillet of Salmon and Wild Mushroom Polenta.

24 St Georges

24 st georges

For relaxed dining in the heart of kooky Kemptown, look no further than 24 St Georges. They are committed to using local and seasonal produces and their modern European menus change regularly to reflect this. The menus are creative, the wine list is diverse and extensive and the décor is simple, fresh and contemporary. Festive feasting menus are available at both lunch and evening sittings and start at £37 per person for three courses or £59 for the Tasting Menu which has to be pre-booked for your entire table.

Gars Chinese

gars chinese

From the moment Gars Chinese Restaurant opened in 1983, it set the bar extremely high for Chinese cuisine in Brighton. Gars is a contemporary Chinese restaurant with a menu that is constantly evolving to reflect changing tastes and new ideas. Whilst serving mainly modern Chinese cuisine, the menu also includes other popular Asian dishes such as Thai Green Curry and Japanese favourites such as Salmon Teriyaki. The décor reflects this modern take on dining, aimed at catching the excitement and sophistication of a modern, London-style restaurant in the heart of Brighton.
For Festive flavours with a difference, The Gars Christmas menus include ‘The Emperors Choice’ at £35 per head, the ‘Chefs Feast’ at £27 or the vegetarian ‘Monks Feast’ at £27. Add a private karaoke room to the booking and you have the recipe for a swinging party night out!

Hotel Du Vin

hotel du vin

Hotel du Vin Brighton is haven of luxury, located just a five minutes’ walk from Brighton Pier. This award-winning hotel offers local produce, served on a modern European menu in the stunningly decorated Bistro du Vin. With an array of festive menus on offer, you can try dishes from traditional classics to bistro specials. Christmas lunch is available from £29.95 per person and dinner from £39.50. For drinks parties, Hotel du Vin boasts a very well-equipped stylish bar with a wooden beamed ceiling and relaxed sofa seating as well as the Laroche Tasting Room which can be hired for intimate parties where rare cigars are available to purchase and guests can sample wines from around the world.

Al Duomo

al doumo restaurant

At Al Duomo you can experience true Italian cooking at purse-friendly prices, served by passionate and friendly staff. At Christmas time, the restaurant is at its very best with a fantastic party atmosphere and honest super tasty set menus, offering something for everyone. Whether it is lunch with the girls, the office Christmas party on a school night or a big night out at their ’Boogie Nights Disco’, Al Duomo have Christmas all wrapped up.

Busby and Wilds

busby & wildes

Busby and Wilds is a neighbourhood gastro pub serving great food and booze in a cosy, friendly atmosphere, tucked away in the quiet back streets of Kemptown, Brighton. Their food is home cooked from fine, fresh and locally sourced ingredients with beers from all over the world, local real ales and an extensive, hand-picked wine list. You will be sure to get their signature warm welcome this Christmas and a happy and full belly with their festive set menus which start at £23 for two courses and feature gourmet dishes such as Slow Braised Beef Cheeks, Sussex ‘Smokie’ Fishcake and of course Stuffed Ballotine of Sussex Turkey.

No 32

No.32 bar and restaurant

Christmas arrives in style at Brighton’s premier bar, lounge & restaurant this year! Located in Duke Street and with an aim to make their customers ‘Drink.Eat.Dance’, No. 32 is open seven days a week and is the ultimate decadent party venue to make merry. Featuring several different spaces in which to revel, they can cater for any party size from an intimate soiree with pals to a festive feast with the masses. You can even hire out the entire venue for an extra special Christmas ‘do’. Be sure to book early though – this is one very popular party hot spot!

Seattle Hotel & Restaurant

hotel seattle

The Restaurant at the Brighton Marina based Hotel Seattle combines contemporary British menus and stunning surroundings to create somewhere brimming with life. They invite you to enjoy good food, good music and good accommodation this Christmas either by booking a table with friends and enjoying one of their festive set menus or joining one of their infamous party nights that fuse seasonal dining with the best dance floor classic from across the decades, compliments of the DJ.

Jamie’s Italian

jaimes italian

Culinary hero Janie Oliver presents ‘Jamie’s Italian’, located on Black Lion Street, nestled within Brighton’s famous Lanes. Jamie and his team have put their heads together this year and created stunning Christmas menus that are guaranteed to delight! Packed to the rafters with festive flavours, dishes include Italian-style Roast Turkey, Gennaro’s Porchetta and a delectable Venetian Stew. Add to that their ever-popular Antipasti Planks, devilishly tasty dessert menus and a glass of Prosecco and you have the ultimate festive banquet! The Festive Menus start at £29.95 for three courses and a glass of bubby.

GB1 Restaurant

GB1 Restaurant Brighton

Brighton’s most glamorous culinary hotspots, GB1 Seafood Restaurant & Bar is situated within the iconic Grand Hotel Brighton and is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. This is a mecca for the south coast’s finest and freshest fish and seafood, caught daily and delivered fresh to your plate. This Christmas revel within the warmth of the Victorian grandeur and top notch hospitality, the lively atmosphere of the buzzing restaurant and the sparkle of the stunning yuletide décor throughout (including a magnificent Christmas tree!) Whether you choose to celebrate at their party nights with friends or colleagues or in a smaller group , GB1 is a fantastic setting offering light bites, festive cocktails and live entertainment.

Hove Place

hove place

Standing proud in the centre of Hove is the very hub of the area; Hove Place, the extremely popular bistro and perfect eatery at Christmas time. The bar offers an extensive product range of local ales, quality wines and speciality beers supplemented by a back bar of some 100 well known spirits. Festive menus range from 2 courses at £22 per head, 3 courses at £26 per head, 4 courses at £30 per head and feature mains such as 45 Day Aged Rump of South Downs Beef, Free-Range Turkey Ballotine and Pan-Fried Stack of Lemon Sole. Hove Place is guaranteed to satisfy even the most discerning of foodie revellers.

Limes Restaurant

Limes bistro

How about escaping the hustle and bustle of the city and taking a jaunt to Lindfield and visit Limes Restaurant where you can be assured of great food, great service and a great time within a picturesque Sussex setting.  Just a 35 minute drive from Brighton, their Christmas festive menu offers a tempting three course selection plus an amuse bouche and coffee with mini mince pie for just £27.50 (two courses for £22.50). The flexible restaurant space can comfortably accommodate parties varying from 2 to 40 guests.

The Breakfast Club

breakfast club restaurant

Have a blast from the past this Christmas at The Breakfast Club – the 80s themed diner that boasts the naughtiest menu we’ve seen for a long time! Whether you are rounding up your work mates, having a shindig with your best pals or want to take the family out for a treat, you can be sure of bucket loads of fun and indulgent dishes! These new kids on the block are offering a three course feast and festive welcome cocktail for £27 and features devilish treats such as Mini Savoury Pancakes with a variety of toppings such as bacon, brie and cranberry, plus Baked Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Maple Chili Braised Short Rib an d Fried Red Velvet Cake. Naughty but so very nice!

Oki Nami

oki nami restaurant

Co-owned by leading Japanese Chef Mike Dodd and DJ Norman Cook, Oki Nami offers an authentic Japanese culinary experience based around two fundamental principles; the quality and freshness of ingredients. This Christmas, take the road less travelled and enjoy everything from Japanese ‘tapas’, sushi, sashimi & maki rolls, grills, noodles, soups & salads. For those who find it hard to make up their mind with such an extensive choice on offer, set menus are available at £28.95 for 3 courses and £24.95 for 2 courses.

Grow 40

grow 40 restaurant

Grow 40 is a relaxed, intimate and cosy bistro and wine bar located in the very heart of the North Laines. Boasting over 200 wines, delicious home-grown or locally-sourced dishes and a simply incredible selection of Gins, you are guaranteed to leave with a smile on your face and a warm fuzzy feeling. What better place to get in the festive mood?! Christmas menus start from £22.50 for two courses or £26.50 for three courses and include all the yuletide favourites such as Turkey, Sea Bream and White Wine Risotto.

Kooks Restaurant

kooks restaurant

Celebrating their very first Christmas, Brighton’s ‘home-from-home’ restaurant is offering a set menu for £30 a head, created by Head Chef James Flavell. With a passion for fresh, well-sourced ingredients and big flavours at prices that won’t break the bank, James has been creating waves on Brighton’s foodie scene. The menus are complimented by a well-stocked bar, extensive wine list, craft beer and a soundtrack curated by Owner and DJ Tim Healey.


smookeys restaurant

Smokeys is a slice of American heaven right by the British seaside. They’ve taken the very best of classic roadside cuisine from the heart of the States, added a pinch of spice from South of the border, and brought it on home to Brighton.  Serving California Brunch and Texas BBQ, freshly prepared with love and care from the finest local ingredients for your dining delight, day and night.

Christmas time brings two set menu options this year including two courses for £19.95 and three for £25.95 and feature mains such as ‘Smokeys Christmas Mountain Blow Out Platter’ and delicious desserts such as Dark Chocolate and Nutella Tiramisu and Lemon Mousse served with homemade Limoncello Cream.

Blanch House

Blanch House

Looking for somewhere just a little bit special to book for a Christmas Dinner or Lunch in Brighton?  Blanch House welcomes parties of 15-40 guests for a truly gourmet Christmas dining experience this year. Whether it’s for an office Christmas lunch or dinner, an intimate family gathering or to celebrate with a group of friends, Blanch House is a unique Christmas Dinner venue that will provide just the kind of warm and festive atmosphere befitting the event. You’ll see some traditional favourites as well as a choice of other carefully selected options on the menu. And these gourmet festive delights are accompanied by warm and friendly service.

The Jolly Poacher

Jolly Poacher

The Jolly Poacher is located on Ditchling Road between Fiveways and The Level in Brighton and is run by Head Chef Anthony Burns and Manager Kirsten Wass. Their aim is to produce great food using the finest fresh, seasonal and local ingredients, in an informal and laid back atmosphere. Escape the cold this Christmas and get toasty by the roaring log fire as you enjoy their festive set party menus at £32 for three courses and a glass of cockle-warming Mulled Wine.

The Old Bank

old bank

At the Old Bank steaks are the stars of the show. Using only British Beef, which has been hung for at least 28 days, the Grill Chefs cook the steaks to perfection on an open flame grill. They also hold a fine reputation for ribs, their towering handmade burgers and value for money, making it an ideal place to visit for a festive meaty banquet that won’t break the bank! A mere £25 will get you a three course feast featuring options such as 200g Rump Steak for main and White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake for dessert.

The New Club

new club restaurant

The New Club is a super trendy Brighton seafront American diner restaurant, café & bar that aims to serve high quality, inventive food and drink in a relaxing environment, to provide excellent hospitality and a great LA-style experience for their customers. Christmas this year brings set menus with two courses for £28 and three courses for £32. Top that with great cocktails, imported American beers and bourbons and get the party started!


moonstone restaurant

Moonstone, the award-winning restaurant in Brighton is the one and only Sri Lankan restaurant in the whole of the south coast of England, offering an amazing variety of vegetarian options as well as interesting fish and meat dishes. Specialising in Southern Sri Lankan cuisine, the chefs prepare food that is fresh, healthy and can be spiced according to personal taste. Christmas menus are priced £15.99 for two courses and £17.99 for three and include Devilled Salmon Fillet, South Coast Special Lamb and Traditional Chicken Curry, plus Baked Coconut and Malibu Cheese Cake and Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce for dessert.


silo brighton

Silo is a unique dining experience. It is the UK’s first zero waste restaurant and has become a haven for discerning Brighton foodies. The menu is seasonal, the fish is sustainably sourced and they create everything from its whole form, cutting out food miles and over-processing whilst preserving nutrients and the integrity of the ingredients in the process. Even the beer is brewed on site! So if you want to watch your carbon footprint this Christmas, why not take a walk over to Silo – a great option for small Christmas dinners as well as private hire.