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Top 10 Cheap Restaurants in Brighton – How to Pamper Yourself and Save Money!

Pompoko - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

What is the secret of good holidays in Brighton?Here are top ten cheap restaurants in Brighton – we want to pamper you and not to ruin your budget!

No matter, how you spend your days during vacation, in the evenings get out to a restaurant. Candles on the table, dinner, nice music, dancing – all this you can easily get in any place, if you have enough money for it. Here are top ten cheap restaurants in Brighton – we want to pamper you and not to ruin your budget!

1. The Lion & Lobster
The Lion & Lobster - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

This place is cheap, but it doesn’t mean that you wouldn’t enjoy your evening here. Coming to The Lion & Lobster feels like meeting an old English gentleman – full of wisdom and dignity. It is considered to be the oldest English pub in Brighton, so the menu is appropriate here.  Salt cod & chorizo fishcakes, Caesar salad, lime salmon and many other delicious courses will suit any palate. The wide selection of white, red and rose wines will make you content and really free. At the same time it won’t cost you too much to spend a calm evening here with the team of old friends or with your couple.
The Lion & Lobster - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton
Address of The Lion & Lobster restaurant: 24 Sillwood St, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 2PS

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 327299


The Lion & Lobster restaurant opening times:

Monday – Thursday

11:00– 1:00

Friday – Saturday

11:00 – 2:00


12:00 – 24:00

2. La Choza
La Choza - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

This restaurant was called by Guardian the best one among cheap venues in UK. Burritos, tacos and other samples of spicy Mexican food are served there. Be cautious! Even if you plan to take just one burrito there, you may be tempted by delicious smell of meat and take several more courses here!

The food is not served fast here, because cooks fry each piece of meat thoroughly, then it is carefully marinated in spices and after that it is simmered in special sauce.

The other thing, that makes this restaurant unique, is its décor. You are in Brighton – the heart of England, but feel like a real Mexican. So, choose this place if you need to spend a jolly evening and save funds at the same time. The gorgeous mix of flavors and tastes as well as the good mood is guaranteed!

La Choza - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

Address of La Choza restaurant:  36 Gloucester Rd, Brighton, The City of Brighton and Hove BN1 4AQ

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 945926


La Choza restaurant opening times:
Lunchtime : Closed
Evening : 17:00 – 22:00

Tuesday – Thursday
Lunchtime: 12:00 – 15:00
Evening: 17:00 – 22:00

Lunchtime : 12:00 – 15:00
Evening : 17:00 – 21:00

Saturday – Sunday:

12:00 – 21:00

3. Seven Bees CaféSeven Bees Café - Brighton

You will be impressed by the prices here – big cappuccino with airy foam will cost you just £2.20! The atmosphere is really friendly, the food is fresh and very tasty and if you have a kid with you – just take him or her here too – as there’s a play area for kids, even for the smallest ones!

In summer there’s a great terrace in the open air, so you can have a cup of hot chocolate outside.

You can have a great breakfast at a café – for a nuisance – enjoy mushrooms, sausages and many other kinds of dishes. In any case the venue is worth visiting and for sure, you will be back!
Seven Bees Café - BrightonAddress of Seven Bees Café: 7B Ship St Gardens, Brighton BN1 1AJ

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 205477

Seven Bees Café opening times:

 Monday – Friday 

9:30 – 15:00

4. Pompoko

Pompoko - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

Yummy! It is the first word that occurs in your mind, when you hear “Brighton Pompoko”.  The price is low, the food is very tasty – everything is made by the staff to please the clients here! In this café Japanese cuisine is served, and it is worth trying. Don’t think that sushi is the only dish that you can get there. Japanese traditional dishes were mixed will real western style, so they taste unusual, but very modern and adapted for a European client.  Sweet corn soup, beef curry, chicken stir fried rice – great dinner is guaranteed to you and your company.
Pompoko - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

Address of Pompoko restaurant: 110 Church St, Brighton BN1 1UD
Telephone:  +44 (0) 7796 001927

5. The Chilli Pickle

The Chilli Pickle - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

This place is considered to be an Indian restaurant. In fact, the Indian theme is not clear there and many dishes in the menu can be found in any other restaurant, which is not supposed to be Indian. The menu is sparse, but still you can find some food to your taste.

In fact, it is not really cheap, the dishes are less expensive than in other Indian restaurants, but drinks will cost you £7 per bottle.

Among other advantages great decorations and polite staff can be mentioned. Tea is worth trying too.
The Chilli Pickle

Address of The Chilli Pickle restaurant: 17 Jubilee St, Brighton BN1 1GE

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 900383

The Chilli Pickle restaurant opening times:

Lunch 12:00 -14.30 daily.

Sunday 18:00 – 22:00

Sunday – Saturday

12:00 – 15:00

Monday – Saturday

18:00 – 22:30.

6. Troll’s Pantry

Troll's Pantry - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

The pub has an interesting history. At first it was just a sample of a street fast food. Later it was turned into trailer, where the burgers of the highest quality were served. Now Troll’s Pantry is a sample of fast food pub, where the dishes are made of the best ingredients and everything is cooked thoroughly, with love and passion.

The mission of this café is to serve ethically prepared food, made of organic ingredients at affordable price. Of course, you won’t get the ambience of a gourmet restaurant here, but food is delicious – what else you can ask for?

Troll's Pantry - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

Address of Troll’s Pantry restaurant: 31 York Place, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GU

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 682933


Troll’s Pantry restaurant opening times:
 7 days a week

Monday – Thursday

12:00 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 21:00

Friday / Saturday / Sunday

12:00 – 21:00

7. The Coal Shed

The Coal Shed - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

The steak here is the best in the town – everyone will tell you about it. Nevertheless it is pricy, so if your budget is limited, don’t choose meat dishes here. Get chips and salad – great dinner for a minimal price. If you want to add some desert to eat – don’t hesitate as it is tasty and inexpensive. Desert menu is changed all the time, so even if you come very often here, you will be surprised. If you have never visited this place before – book a table for dinner and spend a couple of jolly hours in this restaurant.

The Coal Shed - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

Address of The Coal Shed restaurant: 8 Boyce’s St, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1AN

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 322998

The Coal Shed restaurant opening times:
Sunday – Thursday

18:00 – 22:00

Sunday- Saturday

12:00 – 16:00

Friday – Saturday

18:00 – 22:30

8. Pizzaface

Pizzaface - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

It is hard to find tasty pizza, but we can do it for you – this is the slogan of the restaurant, which was put into practice. Pizzaface was opened in 2009 and then it was just a small café with 6 pizzas in the menu and an old oven. But the cooks of the café were full of enthusiasm and that’s why they prepared the greatest pizza – they put all their energy in this process.

Nowadays Pizzaface is popular not only for pizza, but also for Italian waiters, that create very authentic atmosphere in the restaurant.

The prices are low, the pizza is delicious, as for the disadvantages, guests notice that it is overcrowded all the time and you have to wait a lot till you get your dinner.

Pizzaface - Cheap Restaurants in Brighton

Address of Pizzaface restaurant: 35 St George’s Rd, Hove, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1ED

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 699082


Pizzaface restaurant opening times:

Sunday – Thursday

16:00 – 22:00

Tuesday – Friday

12:00 – 14:00


16:00 – 23:00


12:00 – 23:00

9. Sukhothai Palace
Sukhothai Palace

It is a sample of Thai cuisine – and many chefs came from Thailand to cook here. The food is made of fresh ingredients, tasty and original. The décor is authentic here, so you can feel like you have visited Thailand, although the restaurant is situated in the heart of an English town.

Bright, attractive and friendly, the restaurant is chosen by many people, who want to eat and spend a great evening, but plan their budget and can’t spend too much. Prawns tempura and beef in oyster sauce are delicious! Try them as soon as you can!

Address of Sukhothai Palace restaurant: 62 Middle St, Brighton BN1 1AL

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 748448


Sukhothai Palace restaurant opening times:


12:00 – 22:00

Monday – Sat

11:00 – 23:00


10. Planet India

Planet India

This place is supposed not only for money savers, but for vegetarians too. One of the best restaurants in Brighton, it is not expensive and very cozy!

The food is Indian and the staff is Indians too – they don’t joke, when promise you authentic environment!

The half dish option is available here, so you can taste as many dishes as you like and to pay less! The restaurant is overcrowded all the time, but the food is served fast and the personnel is friendly, so spend a calm evening here!

As you see, visiting a restaurant is not always pricy, so take a couple of pounds and make your vacation even greater!
Planet India

Address of Planet India restaurant: 4-5 Richmond Parade, Brighton, East Sussex County BN2 9PH

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 818149

Planet India restaurant opening times:

Tue to Sat and Some Sundays

18:00 to 22:00