From Friday 5th October to Sunday 21st October , Brighton & Hove’s restaurant festival is BACK. This year it's bigger and better than ever with an extended selection of the best restaurants in the city as voted for by our panel of expert judges, all offering special £20 menus and deals.

Click the restaurants below to view their individual offers
and follow us @BrightonTop20 on Twitter and @BrightonsBestRestaurants on Facebook for the latest news.

Please note, some offers are only available if you book in advance,
so it is essential that you mention OctoberBest when reserving a table.

64 DEGREES

***SOLD OUT***
Zipping up our boots…

We’re going back to our roots with how it all began, doing a few nights’ pop-up with Michael Bremner and head chef Michael Notman-Watt at a mystery venue in the city.

Price £20 per person, set menu
When SOLD OUT
To book: SOLD OUT

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BINCHO YAKITORI

THIS OFFER IS NOW FULLY BOOKED!

THE FEAST
Salmon sashimi, chives and yuzu kosho
Oxtail harumaki, mustard su miso
4 grilled skewers
Fried rice with kimchi
Green tea ice cream, sesame cookies

Price £20 per person
When Limited spaces available Mon-Thurs during the festival

To book: call 01273 779021 quoting OctoberBest

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THE CHILLI PICKLE

THIS OFFER IS NOW FULLY BOOKED!

The Nizams of Hyderabad

We will be offering a window into the Royal Banquet tables of the Nizams of Hyderabad who ruled the state for over 200 years – of course with some Chilli Pickle flourishes.

Banquet for 1

Thandai Warrior Cocktail
Goat Haleem
Roasted Marrow Bone Curry
Baby Aubergine Peanut Curry
Tandoori Quail – chutney & salad
Kesar Butter naan
Mirchi Biryani
Pomegranate & walnut, Labneh
Bottle of ‘Thieving Monkey’ (our own-brand Amber Ale)
Coconut Rose Gold Bar

Price £20 per person

When 
We will require a pre-booking at least one day in advance to guarantee availability
Available lunch and dinner on the following dates:
Mon 8th, Tue 9th, Wed 10th, Thur 11th, Sun 14th, Mon 15th, Tue 16th, Wed 17th, Thur 18th
Available lunch only on Sun 21st

To book: Spaces are limited so bookings by phone only please – call 01273 900 383 quoting OctoberBest

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THE LITTLE FISH MARKET

***SOLD OUT***

Full 5-course tasting menu for £20 (usually £65)

Sample menu only

Red Mullet, Rosemary
Salmon, Oyster – Basil
Black Bream, Wild Garlic – Pickled Mushroom
Halibut, Asparagus – Caviar
Chocolate Delice, Salted Caramel – Banana – Vanilla

When SOLD OUT

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THE SET

Fill You Wellie Boots

(Meat/Veggie option)

Set homemade wine or a Brighton Bier
Chicken nuggets, beet mole / Doughnut, beet mole
Sourdough, squid ink taramasalata / Sourdough, hummus
Grapefruit cured trout, yogurt / Roast cauliflower, yogurt
Sardine, red onion, gremolata / watermelon, red onion, gremolata
Rabbit Bao, carrot slaw, tofu, green chilli / Carrot Bao, carrot slaw, tofu, green chilli
Beef cheek flatbread, tahini, XO sauce / Heritage tomato flatbread, tahini, green chilli
BBQ hispi, blue cheese, peanut
Ice cream cone
Cereal milk

Price £20 per person, veg option to right
When Monday-Friday; 1pm-3pm

To book: call 01273 855572 quoting OctoberBest or click on the link below.

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CIN CIN

Vine Street
Burrata, caramelised fig, watercress, balsamic
Pappardelle, Tuscan sausage & nduja ragu, cavolo nero
Vanilla pannacotta, apple, blackberry, amaretti
PLUS: a glass of Dubl Sparkling Falanghina

Western Road
Truffled mushroom arancini
Lasagne of pork, butternut squash & smoked mozzarella
Birramisu
PLUS: a glass of Dubl Sparkling Falanghina

Price £20 per person
When Wednesday-Saturday, 12.30pm-2.30pm

To book:
Vine Street: call 01273 698 813; email vinestreet@cincin.co.uk Western Road: call 01273 726 047; email westernroad@cincin.co.uk

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PLATEAU

Lunch 3 course set menu and a glass of natural wine £20, 7 days week*

Dinner 3 course set menu £20, Monday to Thursday and Sunday*

(*Plateau is open 7 days a week from 12 every day until late and on Sundays during OctoberBest, the 3 course set menu plus a glass of natural wine will be available all day)

Booking required
plateaubrighton.co.uk or call 01273 733085
Please quote OctoberBest

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THE SALT ROOM

3 Courses
Choose from:

Starters:
Smoked mackerel, watercress, oyster mayo
Beetroot cured salmon, candied beetroots, spiced avocado
Beetroot, goat’s cheese, crème fraîche

Mains:
Cod en papillote, broad beans, jersey royals, truffle and peas
Corn fed chicken, burnt onion, leek, crispy skin
Cheddar, onion, truffle

Sweets:
Selection of Salt Room sweets
Selection of ice cream and sorbet

Price £20 per person
When Monday- Thursday 12pm-4pm & 6pm-7pm

Book here

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SILO

AMBROSIA
4 courses

Ambrosia is a twist on ‘the food of the gods’.
Championing wild ingredients, unknown ingredients and nose to tail that are often not given the attention they deserve

Price
£20 per person

When
Wednesday 6pm-8pm
Thursday 6pm-8pm
Friday 11am-3pm & 6pm-8pm
Saturday 10am-3pm & 6pm-8pm
Sunday 12pm-3pm

‘Ambrosia is a twist on ‘the food of the gods’. Championing wild ingredients, unknown ingredients and nose to tail that are often not given the attention they deserve’. Douglas McMaster, Chef, Silo

To book call 01273 674 259
Online at silobrighton.com

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SEMOLINA

Main course special with a matching glass of wine.

This will be available for all services during the two weeks.

Price £20 per person
When All services
Opening Times Tues-Sat 17.30-22.00 and Sat noon-14.30.

To book: call 01273 697259 quoting OctoberBest or click on the link below

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THE GINGERMAN

A Sharing Feast for 2 people

Lancing College Farm Rare Breed Pork (as the main course of a 2 course menu)
Tamworth Berkshire cross to include, Roasted Loin, Black Pudding Ballotine,
Confit Belly, Crispy Croquette, Crackling
Served With, Sussex Cheddar Mash, Roasted Carrot, Caramelised Apple,
Chive Puree, Pork Sauce
and 2 x 125ml glass of Les Roche, Beaujolais, Gamay

Price £20 per person
When Tuesday-Saturday, Lunch and Dinner (booking essential)

To book: call 01273 326688 quoting OctoberBest or click on the link below

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TERRE A TERRE

Terre a Share Menu
£20 per person (for two persons to share)
The perfect light lunch or pre-theatre meal.

Terre a Tapas (vc/ngc)
A selection of tapas lovelies. Miniature dishes taken from the current a la carte menu (vc/ngc)
Aubergine zhuganoush with spice dust lavash tanoor hot crisp flat breads.
Better Batter and Lemony Yemeni relish with pickled quails egg, sea salad tartar.
There’s No Place Like Hominy – Coco molé rolé red bean polenta salchicha served with silky corn cream, green tomatillo coriander chilli salsa fresca, served with a smoked paprika anchoite pozole oil, topped with avocado lime pulp.
KFC – Korean fried cauliflower with sweet and sour sesame, pickled mouli and kale crisp.
Mizuna Khol and carrot threads, snow pea salad served with edamame wasabi
and cashew pesto, white miso and sweet ginger tahini smoked tofu.
Followed by
Chocoholic Sharing Plate (vc/ngc)
Chocolate hazelnut truffle cake and praline served with a whipped dark chocolate
mousse and clementine sorbet. Mini cinnamon sugar coated churros
with a chocolate salt caramel dipping pot and wild berries.
Crème de Cacao Brandy Alexander milkshakes, chocolate fudge and salted caramel truffles.
….all finished with raspberry sugar dust, baby sorrel and minty shizo shoots.
vc: Chocolate fudge and salt caramel truffles are replaced by vegan rum truffles.
ngc: churros are replaced orange almond polenta cake with pink pepper meringue.

Price £20 per person
When Monday to Friday 12pm-6pm 12-6pm

To book: call 01273 729051 or click here quoting OctoberBest

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PETIT POIS

Three courses
Sample menu only

Starter:
Traditional onion soup, croutons and cheese
or
Green beans salad, aged Comté, walnuts, shallots dressing

Main:
Pork cheeks stew, baby carrots, pearl onions, pancetta, potato
or
Open raviolo, butternut squash, spinach, wild mushrooms

Dessert:
Trio of cremes brulées, madeleines
or
Assiette de fromages

Price £20 per person
When Monday – Friday from 12pm – 7.30pm

To book call 01273 911 211
online at petitpoisbrighton.co.uk quoting OctoberBest

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ISAAC AT

The return of the Brighton Gin dessert bar

Two Brighton Gin cocktails and three Sussex-inspired desserts.

Price £20 per person.
When Friday 5th October 1pm & 2.30pm Friday 19th October at 1pm & 2.30pm
Each sitting will be 1.5 hours

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THE GINGER PIG

Three plates and three matching drinks

START
Whipped Cod Roe, Pickled Onion, Sourdough Crisp
Mas Peuch Languedoc, Picpoul de Pinet 75ml
or
Arancini, Truffle, Mushroom Caponata
El Maestro Sierra Olorosso 50ml

MAIN
BBQ Pork Shoulder, Fried Mac n cheese, Charred Peppers
Les Roche Beaujolais Gamay 75ml
or
Soft Polenta, Spinach, Celeriac, Gremolata, Hazelnuts
Terre de Giumara, Sicily 75ml

DESSERT
Peanut Butter Cake, Plum Jam Ice Cream, Marshmallow
Berbieto 100% Malvasia Madeira 50ml

Price £20 per person
When Monday to Thursday 12-3pm & 6-7pm
Friday 12-3pm

To book: call 01273 736123 quoting OctoberBest or click the link below

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FATTO A MANO

Choose any two starters/sides and two pizzas from the regular menu, or from the OctoberBest specials

PIZZA BARFIELDS
Spiced Barfields beef sausage, spianata, friarelli, tomato, mozzarella

PIZZA RUSTICA
Creamed butternut squash, speck, porcini mushrooms, mozzarella, hazelnuts

PIZZA CAVOLO
Red cabbage cream, goat’s cheese, black olives, mozzarella, rocket

PIZZA PORZAN (vegan)
Creamed artichoke, sunblushed tomatoes, baby spinach, vegan cheese

Price £20 for two people
When Available Monday-Thursday, 12pm-closing. Offer is available at all three pizzerias

Bookings:
London Road – walk-ins or call 01273 600621 for groups of 6+
Church Road – walk-ins or call 01273 325400 for groups of 6+
North Laine – walk-ins only

Buon appetito!

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THE URCHIN

4 courses
plus a schooner of The Urchin’s own
Larrikin IPA (or alternative)

Menu
Pre-starter: Fresh sea urchin or Cornish wild oysters
(one or the other will be served, depending on availability)
Starter: Tingling Prawns
Main: Beer ‘n’ bacon mussels
Dessert: coffee granita

(vegetarian menu also available)

Price £20 per person
When Tue – Thu during the festival at lunch and dinner

To book: call 01273 241881
quoting OctoberBest

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THE COAL SHED

Three courses
Choose from:

Starters:
Citrus and kombu cured salmon, fennel, pomegranate, creme fraiche
Crispy ham hock, pickles and mustard
Tempura cauliflower, raisin, pine nut, caper

Mains:
Beer braised brisket, red cabbage, beef glazed carrot, truffled mash
Fire roasted plaice, mussels, chorizo, lemon
Pea and mint arancini, whipped goats curd, hazelnut

Desserts:
Chocolate delice, almond, grand mariner
Ice cream or sorbet
Almond tart, raspberry, white chocolate ice cream

Price £20 per person
When Monday-Thursday 12pm-4pm and 6pm-7pm
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MARKET

2 wines and 3 small plates

Sample menu:
Glass of Cava Reserva or Manzanilla Sherry
Manchego with membrillo

Glass of Macabeo/Sauvignon or Tempranillo/Monastrell

Cheese croquetas with chorizo/piquillo pepper (v), basil aioli

plus

Glazed pork belly, cabbage, olives, brandy prunes
or
Aubergine, sticky glaze, seeds (v)

To book call 01273 823707 or online at market-restaurantbar.co.uk quoting OctoberBest

Price £20 per person
When 12-7pm Mon to Thurs, 12-5pm Friday and 1-3pm on Saturday and Sunday from Friday 5th to Sunday 21st October

To book call 01273 823707
or online at market-restaurantbar.co.uk quoting OctoberBest

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FOURTH AND CHURCH

Aperitif
bread, whipped chive butter
Then choose 3 plates:
Miso cured trout, Furikake, cultured oat milk
Beetroot carpachio, orange and preserved lemon curd, hazelnuts, shiso (v)
Roasted & raw cauliflower, vadouvan spice, almonds, caper raisin dressing, salted yolks (v)
Burrata, grilled leeks, lovage vinaigrette (v)
Pheasant and chicken terrine, jasmine tea, radishes and carrots
Beef tartare, tunworth butter, F&C sriracha, candied sea lettuce
Koji cured seared duck breast, quince kimchi
Venison shoulder, our wood aged elderberry vinegar, celeriac
Saute octopus, F&C XO sauce, potatoes, saffron aioli
Braised baharat spiced lamb kofte, Tarhana, Kohlrabi, pomegranate
Potato and chestnuts croquettes, beets bi tahina, Jerusalem artichoke (v)
Ricotta gnocchi, pickled wild mushrooms, smoked pumpkin, pecans (v

Price £20 per person
When Monday-Thursday 12pm – 10pm

To book: call 01273 724709 quoting OctoberBest or click the link below

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MURMUR

Starter: Roast beetroot, whipped goat’s curd, toasted hazelnuts and watercress

Main: Whole roast wild bass to share with a cockle butter, boulangere potatoes and tamari & sesame kale

PLEASE NOTE: Diners must book quoting the offer by 9am that day to ensure the restaurant can order in enough fish from BNFS.

Price £20 per person
When Every day – lunch and dinner

To book, call 01273 711 900 or via website below. Please quote OctoberBest.

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ENGLISH’S

Mussel Mayhem – Moules Frites
Mussels, fries & bread, plus dessert and a glass of wine.

Choose from:

Marinières à la crème: Shallots, garlic, white wine, cream, parsley

Normandes: Bacon, shallots, garlic, cider, cream, parsley

Indiennes: Mild spice paste, coconut cream, tomato, shallot, coriander

Thailandaises: Chilli, lemongrass, garlic, coconut milk,
fish sauce, Thai basil

Roquefort Bleu: Roquefort, shallots, garlic, white wine,
cream, parsley

Provençales: Tomato, onion, oregano,basil, garlic, white wine

Plus: any pudding from the a la carte menu and a glass of wine

Patterson Private Reserve Chardonnay 2016/17, South Australia
OR La Troubadour Rouge 2016, Carignan Grenache, Languedoc, France

Price £20 per person
When Sunday to Friday, 12pm-10pm

To book, call 01273 327 980 or via website below. Please quote OctoberBest

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Pascere

LUNCH OPTION
Three courses plus a glass of Gran Cerdo Blanco Gonzalo Grijalba or Gran Cerdo Tempranillo Gonzalo Grijalba

BBQ brassicas, trompettes, girolles & Tunworth

Monkfish, dhal & grapefruit

Chocolate delice, peanut & Cuckmere Valley blackberries

Available on Friday 5, Saturday 6, Friday 12, Saturday 13, Friday 19 and Saturday 20th October only

DINNER OPTION
Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th October
A three-course dinner plus glass of wine
with courses chosen by the head chef

Price £20 per person

If booking online, please write “OctoberBest” into the comments section

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ETCH.

***SOLD OUT***
20% off the tasting menu.
Five courses: £40 (originally £50)
Seven courses: £48 (originally £60)
Nine Courses: £56 (originally £70)

Price ***SOLD OUT***
When ***SOLD OUT***

To book, call 01273 227485 or via website below. Please quote OctoberBest

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Pike & Pine

Spaces left on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th only

3 courses

jerusalem artichoke, sweetcorn,
pickled blackberry, smoked pigeon
or
mackerel tartare, saffron crisp,
beetroot caviar
or
carrot terrine, sweet & sour apricot,
granola

Followed by

duck leg, caramelised pumpkin,
kale, duck granola
or
sea bream, salsify, oyster mushroom,
clam sauce
or
salt baked beetroot, confit fennel,
watercress

and to finish

apple parfait, hazelnut ice cream,
caramel sponge
or
pear tart, pear sorbet,
walnut ‘salad’

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