173 Restaurants in Sussex

Discover the classic food of traditional Sussex restaurants

From the iconic chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters to the rolling hills of the South Downs and seaside resort towns such as Brighton and Eastbourne, Sussex has some of the best-known coastal areas in the country. The sea and rivers of the county are also important to the restaurants of Sussex, providing many of the region's best-known ingredients. These include Rye herring, Arundel mullet, Amberley trout, Pulborough eel, Selsey cockle and Chichester lobster. Some Sussex restaurants also offer classic regional dishes like Ashdown partridge pudding, bacon pudding, hogs' Pudding, huffed chicken, Chiddingly hot pot and churdles. Check out our selection of outstanding restaurants in Sussex to discover some of these traditional dishes for yourself.

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Côte Brighton

Central
French££££
5.3/62329
Côte Brighton

Côte Chichester

City Centre
French££££
5.5/62120
Côte Chichester

Côte Haywards Heath

Town Centre
French££££
5.3/6992
Côte Haywards Heath
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Côte Horsham

Town Centre
French££££
5.3/6698
Côte Horsham

Restaurant Tristan

Town Centre
British££££
5.6/6611
Restaurant Tristan

SIX

Hove
Drinks££££
5.1/6194
SIX

The Little Fish Market

Hove
Fish££££
5.8/6360
The Little Fish Market

Circo

Preston Circus
Spanish££££
5.5/6272
Circo

Carmela

city centre
Italian££££
5.2/6268
Carmela

China Brasserie

Town Centre
Chinese££££
5.4/6200
China Brasserie

Lemongrass Crawley

Town Centre
Thai££££
5.5/6151
Lemongrass Crawley

Aberdeen Steak House

Central
Steak££££
3.8/6141
Aberdeen Steak House

La Piazzetta - Horsham

Town Centre
Italian££££
5.5/696
La Piazzetta - Horsham

La Campana - Haywards Heath

Town Centre
Spanish££££
5.3/672
La Campana - Haywards Heath

Darchini

Town Centre
Indian££££
5.5/668
Darchini

The Royal Oak - Midhurst

West Lavington
British££££
5.2/650
The Royal Oak - Midhurst

Basmati - Petworth

Petworth
Indian££££
5.7/639
Basmati - Petworth

Regency Restaurant

Central
Fish££££
5.6/637
Regency Restaurant

The Anglesey Arms

Halnaker
British££££
5.0/624
The Anglesey Arms

Thai Spice

Central
Thai££££
5.3/625
Thai Spice
  1. 1.

    Dine in style in the chic restaurants of Sussex

    If you enjoy dining in stylish restaurants then Sussex has the ideal destination. Colourful and Bohemian, Brighton changes the image of Britain's seaside towns from cold to cool and serves up some of the most imaginative food on the south coast. There's a youthful and alternative vibe in the city and this is reflected in a lively restaurant scene with cutting-edge decor and the very latest sounds. These eateries soon fill up with diners enjoying some fine food and drink before heading out for a night in the city's renowned clubs.
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    Dive into diverse Sussex restaurants

    Variety is one of the hallmarks of Sussex restaurants. If you enjoy seafood, you're in for a treat with some excellent locally-caught produce in the county's many outstanding fish restaurants. Sussex restaurants are also strong on steak, with lots of steakhouses serving sizzling cuts of the very best British beef. There's a colourful line up of ethnic restaurants, too, with some superb Asian eateries and refined European restaurants ready to be discovered.
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    Explore country restaurants around Sussex

    Away from urban centres like Brighton, Crawley and Hastings, the peaceful countryside of Sussex offers plenty of opportunities to get away from it all and enjoy some beautiful walks. Once you've worked up an appetite, reward yourself with a visit to one of the excellent rural restaurants of Sussex. Here you can enjoy some warming food along with a warm welcome in relaxed surroundings. Whether you're looking for the coolest Brighton cafe or the warmth of a village inn, you'll find the perfect table here on Quandoo.