A no-brainer for Wriggle. We’re all about discovering the finest independent establishments, and putting them on a plate for locals. Brighton - for it’s size - boasts a sensational variety of outstanding neighbourhood cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars. There’s a strong sense of community and a real emphasis on food providence, with a notable vegetarian and vegan backbone.

Through Wriggle, we hope you’ll find a window into Brighton life through it’s blossoming food scene, and discover new favourite places at special prices.


The sheer amount of local restaurants in Brighton is almost overwhelming. The North Laine is full coffee shops and venues serving food from across the globe.Enjoy Korean street food from Namul, the gourmet ice cream of Gelato Gusto and authentic Mexican food at Carlito Burrito or La Choza. The foodie hotspot has one restaurant for every 250 people. That’s more than anywhere in the UK. But no need to worry, we at Wriggle make it our passion to work with our personal favourite and best independent restaurants out there. With exclusive food and drink offers every day of the week there is bound to be something scrumptious to satisfy your appetite.


Brighton is bursting with trendy cafes, hip bars and lively pubs where you can rest easy and get the thirst quencher you deserve. In fact, with over 1,400 drinking establishments filled with fine wine, first-rate ale and outstanding cocktails the choices are endless. Caffeine fiends are spoilt for choice in this barista heaven –visit Bond St. coffee, Café Coho or Marwood for a perfectly poured espresso. For real ale squeeze into the pint-sized Basketmaker’s Arms, or Oki Nami for a classy night of cocktails. Get a wriggle on and get exclusive deals at our personal favourites and best pubs, local bars and cafes in a city filled to the brim with edgy places to wet your whistle.


Brighton is a fool-proof location for anyone with an affinity for cultural cool. Whether it’s a night of off-the-wall entertainment at the cabaret, catching a theatre show or casual dining with a member of the famed local Jedi population, Wriggle’s got you covered. The Duke of York Picturehouse offers weekly arthouse cinema alongside regular film-related events and director Q&A’s. Elsewhere, The Green Door Store sees an eclectic mix of live music performances and DJs almost every night, whilst Komedia hosts weekly stand-up comedy.


Brighton – the foodie, vegan and veggie capital of the UK certainly has a green vibe to it. The city has even been declared the world’s first designated planet one city and houses the first zero waste eatery. The team at zero-waste restaurant SILO are dedicated to sustainable food and low-energy cooking techniques. For sustainable shopping, hISbe is a social enterprise food co-operative. Brightonians are all about sustainability, cheap and healthy meals and quality grub – just like us!

Top picture by Tom Lee.