Looking for somewhere to have lunch in Brighton? Short on time? We’ve got the list for you…
Cin Cin Vine Street
An Italian restaurant with a unique twist, there are 21 seats of counter dining around an open bar and kitchen. Have an interesting lunch here and watch your meal being cooked right in front of you in this intimate and exclusive way. You’re probably craving a bit of something after a long morning, order the Nocellara del Belice olives and a freshly baked focaccia, or if you’ve got the whole afternoon to while away, have a glass of prosecco with lunch and opt for a selection of nibbles. We’d recommend the small plates menu for a sumptuous lunch. Perhaps you want to pick at a few things? Get the antipasti boards and Italian salads for a true taste of Italy at their open kitchen. If you need something more hearty, their handmade pasta is to die for. Bring a pal, and experience this restaurant for yourself.
Newly opened in the heart of Patcham in Brighton, this family owned restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine. Having had experience in the hospitality industry for years and years, this place is an easy choice for lunch in Brighton. You’ll be treated to fresh produce, excellent service, and great prices. They’ve got it all, pizza, pasta, risotto, salads, and all the meats. For only £14.95 you can have a steamy bowl of Fusilli allo scoglio, delicious fresh pasta in a sumptuous seafood sauce, with langoustine, king prawns, calamari and mussels. A real lunchtime treat.
In possibly the most Instagrammable hotel in Brighton, The Artist Residence Hotel, The Set is all about the food. It’s a small independent restaurant tucked away in the hotel. They serve everything and anything with a real focus on seasonal flavours and local produce. They are renowned for their snacks, such as the chorizo croquette, which flies out of the kitchen, the chorizo is from Moonsgreen farm in Kent, reared and then made into amazing spicy sausages by John and Jose for the restaurant. The coquette is béchamel based for an extra gooey texture and then coated in pork crackling before being fried. Is your stomach rumbling yet? Book their lunch menu now! It’s only £19 for three courses and includes said snack. Plus, if you’re dining with someone that has a few dietary niggles, these guys are more than accommodating.
Recently hailed by the Guardian as “Food-wise, the most exciting thing to hit Brighton for years” – 64 degrees style of modern dining has become the go to hotspot in the city. Situated in what used to be the old fishing quarter of Brighton’s infamous lanes, this restaurant features a big open kitchen, which only adds to the experience of dining at 64 degrees. Owner and head chef Michael Bremner wanted guests to have the ability to sit at the pass so they can interact with the chefs when they’re preparing, plating or changing dishes up. This restaurant is perfect if you want to celebrate a special occasion with a small group of your closest friends and family as you can only book up to four people. Their menu changes all the time, and this place gets booked up pretty quickly, so if you want to experience it, go ahead and book now!
Pike & Pine
Pike & Pine is located at the bottom of Brighton’s iconic St James’s Street, the gateway to Kemptown. An oasis in contrast to the bustling city of Brighton, this place transports you into a world of calm and serenity. The beautiful botanical surroundings, complemented by brass and marble, create an environment perfectly suited to allow you to fully immerse yourself in the experience of their courses, seasonal menus, inspired wine selection and creative cocktails. Enjoy a lunch of luxury and sit on their stunning marble counter overlooking the kitchen.