Argus readers are the worst: Roundhill named best Brighton roast

This week we have gone deep into the abyss to see how the unthinking masses have reacted to The Roundhill being named Brighton’s best roast. The Roundhill, Ditchling Road, has been named the best roast in Brighton and Hove at the Brighton Restaurant Awards – a notable accolade given that it is a fully-vegan pub. Proudly meat-free and family-run, the pub is the work of … Continue reading Argus readers are the worst: Roundhill named best Brighton roast

Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry

Plant-based pizza specialists, Purezza, has generated £2.4m in investments to fund its restaurant expansion plans and soon-to-be entry into the commercial retail space. The company successfully secured investment from MVK Group and Veg Capital, amongst other global firms, through a recent funding drive. Purezza recently opened its third and fouth branches in Hove and Bristol respectively and it is now believed the company will look … Continue reading Purezza secures expansion investment, primes for retail market entry

Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

As of Thursday we are back in a big bad lockdown, but there is at least some good news – a number of local businesses are offering pre and post-lockdown deals for us common folk. Freeloada vegan – East Street Tap Freeloada Vegan has been a welcome edition to the city’s vegan scene since its opening at the start of summer, serving up some of … Continue reading Brighton pubs, restaurants offering lockdown deals

Plant Stories Kitchen raises thousands to feed children in need

Plant Stories Kitchen has raised more than £5,000 to help feed children in need this half term. Brighton’s latest vegan community kitchen project – Plant Stories Kitchen – has raised more than £5,000 to help feed children in need this half term. Plant Stories Kitchen is run by Gemma Ogston of Gem’s Wholesome Kitchens and Aye Mya Oo of Fu Fighters and has already garnered … Continue reading Plant Stories Kitchen raises thousands to feed children in need

Brighton named most vegan city in UK, Argus readers react as badly as you’d expect

Brighton has one more been named the most vegan-friendly city in the UK and as you’d expect, the gremlins that read that Argus have had a fair bit to say about it. It’s official – Brighton and Hove is the most vegan-friendly place in the UK, or so says the experts at holiday rental firm Holidu (we’ve never heard of them either). Our fair city … Continue reading Brighton named most vegan city in UK, Argus readers react as badly as you’d expect

Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

A new vegan cafe, Really Good Juice, has opened on Western Road, bringing the best coffee, food and you guessed it, juice to the sometimes-sunny streets of Hove. Really Good Juice, the cafe-centric sister of summer’s biggest vegan hit, Really Happy Chicken has opened on Western Road, just off of Brunswick Square. Bringing “Coffee, juice and really good feels” the brand new venture is 100 … Continue reading Vegan cafe Really Good Juice opens in Hove

Five great Brighton restaurants offering September eat out deals

August’s eat out to help out scheme was a roaring success. It was a month where we got all-too-accustomed to having a wedge of our dinner bill wiped off purely because it was early in the week, and as such the crash back to full-price reality was a hard one. Luckily a number of independent businesses across Brighton have extended the offer into September – … Continue reading Five great Brighton restaurants offering September eat out deals

Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun

Brighton is in for an absolute scorcher this weekend, 31 July – 2 August, we’ve locked in some Bison beach beers, a real deal Mexican pop up, Brighton’s best kept secret and the city’s first vegan chicken shop. Bison Beach Bar The sun is going to have his hat firmly on this Friday meaning that thousands upon thousands of revellers will descend upon the city … Continue reading Weekend what’s on: Fun in the sun

Vegan fried chicken coming to Brighton

Really Happy Chicken, a totally percent vegan fried chicken shop is opening in Brighton boasting a menu inspired by KFC and Southern American fast food. The team at Really Happy Chicken are adamant about serving delicious, soul food first which just so happens to be vegan and will be doing so from Tuesday 4 August. RHC has turned to seitan for their chicken burgers and … Continue reading Vegan fried chicken coming to Brighton