February’s Top 3 Pop Up Restaurants in Brighton
We Love Brighton in partnership with Tabl.com bring you a monthly round-up of the best pop-up restaurants Brighton has to offer!
As 2015 marches on, the Brightonian food scene continues to innovate and delight with all sorts of unique pop-up food events from some world-class talent. Read on for our pick of the bunch this month!
Tea, Coffee or Me
Attention Brighton food fans, Coffee Fiends and Afternoon Tea-takers: This February, Charlie’s Kitchen is popping up at Taj’s Tea Parlour to present a unique tasting menu of dishes all cooked with hand-picked Teas and Coffees!
Charles Nyereyegona has been cooking since he was 8. Having worked in Sydney and London as a food writer he’s recently been treating the good people of Brighton & Hove to his own delicious take on British street food at the recently updated Open Market on London Road.
He’s hooked up with the utterly charming Taj’s tea Parlour in the centre of the lanes. Charlie’s generous menu fits with the location perfectly and showcases his skill across several plates, incorporating fine-quality locally sourced produce with a world of teas and coffees
Ali Shan Oolong Tea Paper wraps will accompany a welcome glass of Prosecco. There’ll be delights like tea-smoked fishcakes, Leopard Rock Maple Coffee pork rib, Burnt Orange and Sumatra Lintong Coffee ice-cream and much more in between. You won’t even escape without a goodbye Coffee Vodka Shot!
In the same way that great food comes from getting the right combinations, Brighton’s at its best when talented creatives come together to make something truly special.
Lively, creative, and ever so slightly eccentric, this one-off pop-up is a match made in Brighton.
Location: Taj’s Tea Parlour, Brighton Square
Date & Time: Friday 20th February, 7.30pm
Price Range: £35
More information HERE
Artists Residence hotel in Regency Square regularly showcases the best of Brighton’s artistic spirit, and this February they’ll be hosting chef Chris Bailey for a very special supper club in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research.
Bailey worked in top restaurants in London and Madrid before opening the Black Rat in Winchester, seeing it win a Michelin star. He describes his enthusiasm for the seasonal, flavourful food as an ‘obsession’.
We’re always happy to encourage obsession in the aid of a good cause, and causes don’t get better than the health and social care superheroes of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Tickets include a welcome drink and canapes on arrival for a mingle, and then take your seats as the chef takes you on a journey through the 6-course tasting menu.
There’ll be a silent auction and with 100% of the proceeds for the night going to Macmillan, this event promises a gorgeous evening for a beautiful cause, all for £50.
Location: Artist Residence Hotel, Regency Square
Date & Time: Friday 27th February, 7.00pm
Price Range: £50
More information HERE
Lynes & Co. – Generations
There’s no dinner like a family dinner. This February, Brighton’s hottest coffee spot is playing host to local food hero Andy Lynes and his son George, presenting a stunning set menu showcasing their skills through several courses of modern British cuisine.
Andy’s well known for bringing his wealth of experience gleaned from working in Michelin-starred kitchens, to his successful career in food, drink and travel writing. As well as writing for The Times, Telegraph and Independent, He’s been a Masterchef semi-finalist and is the founder of the Brighton Food Society. The family foodie credentials shine through in his son George too who’s been working in restaurants since the age of 15 and is currently a chef at superb Brighton restaurant, The Coal Shed.
It’s the first time the two will share a professional kitchen so we’re looking forward to seeing what they have in store for us. The sample menu teases with courses like duck hearts with smoked haddock brandade and a ‘pre-dessert’ of Brighton Gin and tonic sorbet. Topped an tailed with homemade soda bread and petit fours, whatever happens in between guests can expect a very special evening of modern British cooking served in the heart of the city.
Location: The Marwood, Central Brighton
Date & Time: Friday 6th February, 7.30pm
Price Range: £35.75
More information HERE