Our Top 7 Quandoo Restaurants in Brighton
If you like eating out in Brighton then you need to know about Quandoo! This slick website is the easiest way to find and reserve restaurants across our wonderful city and with just a few clicks on your mobile or online you can be on your way to your next delicious dining experience in no time. With their simple sliders you can filter your search by cuisine, review rating and price range and as an added bonus, for every booking you’ll receive loyalty points which you can exchange for restaurant vouchers. Here we’ve picked our top seven restaurants on offer from Vegetarian to Indian so get booking now!
For the best Greek food outside of Greece it’s got to be Archipelagos! With its eclectic decor, friendly and smiley service and warm atmosphere it’s a great place to take friends and family. Their traditional and modern Greek cuisine offers an authentic taste of the Med and portions are large and great value for money. The menu here is small but perfectly formed and filled with wonderful home-made dishes including everything from Moussaka to Mezze. At just 7 minutes walk from Churchill Square Shopping Centre, the restaurant in still central without being right in the city centre, why not take a table outside on a warm sunny evening and watch the world go buy on the bustling Western Road? It’s highly rated by Brightonians and visitors alike and recently won Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2013.
Food for Friends is Brighton’s original vegetarian restaurant, that’s been pleasing our palettes in Brighton since 1981. Expect mouthwatering, healthy and delicious dishes that are not just for vegetarians but all lovers of good food! This beautiful restaurant can be found just a stones throw from Brighton beach in the heart of the beautiful historic Lanes, creating a relaxed and unpretentious space that’s perfect for everything from a romantic meal for two to lunch with a large group of friends. Food For Friends started out with the ethos to serve up global vegetarian cuisine that was not ‘just a load of old lentils’ and they have definitely succeeded. In 2014’s Brighton & Hove Foodie Awards the restaurant received Silver for Best Family Dining Venue and Best Restaurant.
Transport yourself to a desert tent in Morocco for a truly memorable dining experience at Mascara, who offer fresh and delicious dishes with an Arab twist and an amazing array of Mediterranean food. Enjoy the plush Nomadic interior whilst the rhythms of Moroccan music fill the air and enjoy traditional entertainment too with belly-dance shows every Friday and Saturday for an extra special evening! Be sure to try one of their famous Tajines made with everything from sea bass to duck leg. Mascara is the perfect place for a romantic evening out, a fun dinner with friends or family or for celebrating a birthday or any other special event.
In the heart of the Lanes, just a few minutes from the sea, you’ll find Curry Leaf Cafe serving up amazing South Indian street food. Using the finest ingredients including free-range and organic, locally sourced meats, fish and vegetables, the small but well chosen brunch, lunch and dinner menus are full of tasty seasonal dishes and half of menu is even vegetarian. Incredibly friendly staff and the bright, original decor make for a wonderful dining environment plus there’s also an impressive selection of specialist craft beers to choose from. Curry Leaf has won numerous awards including ‘Best Newcomer 2014’ from Brighton & Hove Independent and was featured in the ‘Top 10 places to drink in Brighton’ in The Guardian.
A true local favourite, you’ll find the 150 year old Freemasons Tavern just off of Western Road, a few minutes walk from the city centre. The Grade II listed building is the most striking in the area with a two storey ornate tiled mosaic front, Art Deco windows and glass fronted doors. Expect a warm welcome along with food ranging from pub classics like juicy steaks and burgers to indulgent charcuterie and sharing platters, plus Sunday roasts which come highly recommended by many locals. To complement your food why not take your pick from their wide range of beers and ales? A perfect pub for all the family, they are also dog friendly too!
If you’re looking for an intimate meal with great atmosphere then Siam Siam is for you.This small, family owned Thai restaurant, found on Preston Street, a short stroll from the West Pier, is Brighton’s go-to spot for authentic Thai food. Expect healthy Thai food at equally healthy, low-cost prices and a menu choc full of Thai staples and some lesser know traditional dishes, made using ingredients sourced locally and imported from Thailand. This is Thai cuisine made the way that only a Thai mother can cook for her children and you’ll definitely leave feeling like part of the family!
A firm favourite amongst Brighton locals as well as visitors, English’s is the oldest seafood restaurant in Brighton in the heart of the Lanes’ winding streets and has been run by The Leigh-Jones since 1945! Traditional plates of fresh seafood sit alongside contemporary twists on classic dishes on the menu and the knowledgable staff will be more than happy to make sure you order the right meal for you, with a wine to match perfectly. Parties of all sizes are accommodated for, from an intimate table for two to a restaurant wedding reception. When the sun is out there’s no better place to enjoy your meal, and watch the world go by, than on their covered and heated terrace and you can even enjoy some live jazz or opera which plays regularly. On your visit be sure to check out their ‘hall of fame’ where you’ll find signed photographs of famous visitors including Charlie Chaplin, Lily Savage and Judy Dench, amongst others.
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