Picnics are quintessentially British and quintessentially frickin' tasty. The sunshine times have finally hit Brighton and it's the perfect weather to gather a feast, head to the park or beach, and settle in for a mammoth munching sesh. 

From Vegan Buddha Bowl Picnics to Caribbean Chicken Snack Boxes, we've got something to suit every appetite. Browse this sumptuous selection, grab a blanket and get banqueting. 

Make the most of the sunnier weather and Wriggle down to the beautiful and bountiful Larder, and nab yourself a feast that's as delicious as it is nutritious. The perfect Wriggle for a plant-based picnic on the beach or in the park. Grab a mate and pick up two vibrant, colourful and tasty buddha bowls and a portion of giant, homemade tortilla chips with a selection of hummus dips. Bursting with delicious, healthy produce and salads, these bowls are the perfect way to fill your belly and satisfy your hunger. Regularly changing toppings including quinoa stuffed pepper with mixed leaves, sun-blushed tomatoes & crispy chickpeas, butternut squash jambalaya with cajun kidney beans, raw veggies, chunky hummus and seeds. You'll also enjoy either a soft drink (cans or bottled water) or a coffee each. Yum!

Read more about Plant-Based Picnic: 2x Buddha Bowls, Tortilla Chips w/ Dips & 2x Drinks @ Larder, £11.95

With the weather as lush as it's been lately, we've teamed up with the brilliant Eten + Drinken to offer you lucky lot a lovely takeaway picnic. Pick this Wriggle up and take it to the park, beach, or even just a park bench outside your office – it's sure to brighten your day! You'll be getting a takeaway caesar salad (choose chicken or Quorn and veggie parmesan), or if you don't fancy that, you can also opt for the daily changing pastries – we love the mediterranean vegetable tart and the broccoli and stilton quiche. You'll also be getting a slice of homemade cake – there's a regularly changing selection to choose from and they're all scrummy! Finally, you'll choose any can of soft drink – and that's your portable picnic sorted!


What better way to celebrate the long overdue end of winter than by a trip to the beach? We've got just the thing to make your trip even better, too: some tasty, proper brews from the Bison Beer gang. All you need to do is grab yourself this Wriggle and then wander on over to Bison Beer in town and to pick up two tasty 1 litre bottles of delicious, locally brewed beer. You'll be sipping on the Bison beer See Side brew – an American style Pale Ale at 5%. Then all that remains is for you to make the short hop, skip and jump over to the seaside and relax! Summer is finally here – get your mates, get some beers, and get to the beach. We'll see you there.

Read more about 2x 1 Litre Bottles of Draught Bison Beer to Take to the Beach @ Bison Beer, £13.50

The sun has finally started poking its shy little head out from behind the clouds of winter, and we couldn't be happier! In celebration of the sunshine, we've teamed up with the brilliant Starfish & Coffee to bring you lucky lot a fantastic portable picnic for two to share – perfect for taking to the park, the beach, or even a little BBQ bolsterer – just in case those sausages are a bit too burnt... You'll be getting a freshly made sarnie to share (fillings change regularly depending on what's available, but if there's bacon, brie and cranberry then be sure to order that, or the halloumi, avocado, salad and red pesto is pretty special, too, as is the vegan wrap!), as well as a mixed salad to share. You'll also choose a drink each – there's LemonAid, Karma Cola, Gingerella, Iced Tea or Iced Coffee. Then, you'll get a brownie or a slice of cake to share – that's your portable picnic sorted, then!

Read more about Portable Picnic for Two – Take to the Beach/Park/BBQ! @ Starfish & Coffee, £14.50

Keen to make the most of the beautiful sunshine that's finally poking its head out from behind winter? Wriggle your way over to the brilliant Presuming Ed today and treat yourself to this brilliantly boozy little beer selection. You'll choose four cans of craft beer to take away – from a dazzling range of local and more exotic breweries. The perfect thing to grab on the way home from work, on your way to the beach, to a BBQ, or just to take home and enjoy.


Wriggle your way over to Kemptown, where the lovely lot at Woodbox Pizzeria are serving up some delicious pizzas using locally sourced ingredients. With this Wriggle, you'll be digging into a delicious Napoli-style pizza – the perfectly comforting, cheesy, melty way to satisfy your afternoon hunger and stick a smile on your face for the rest of the day!

Read more about WOODBOX WEEKDAY PIZZA (EAT IN / TAKEAWAY) @ Woodbox Pizzeria, £5.95

The Bok Shop is launching on Wriggle with an almighty bang! Get down to East Street and try any of their delicious burgers and sides. Choose between Bok Shop spice coated, golden crunchy and juicy thigh chicken fillet sandwiched in a brioche bun and the vegan spice coated faux chicken, vegan mayo, vegan cheese (+50p in-house) and sour dough rolls. How great do these sound? The Classic - Fillet, lettuce, lemon kewpie mayo. Simple. The Satay Night Fever - Fillet, crunchy satay sauce, lettuce, chili jam, fresh cucumber. Nutty. The Hot As Cluck - Fillet, spicy chipotle slaw, lettuce, pickled cucumber. Fiery. The I Believe I Can Thai - Fillet, Thai basil & jalepeño mayo, slaw, pickled onions. Aromatic. Awesome sides include fries, slaw, naked slaw salad, grilled corn & Bok BBQ beans. For an extra £1 in-house upgrade to homemade mash & hot chicken gravy or fried pickles. It's pretty tough to choose just one from that tasty bunch.

Read more about ANY CHICKEN OR VEGAN BURGER & SIDE (TAKEAWAY LUNCH) @ The Bok Shop, £6.50

Grab yourself a box full of Summer salad goodness from our friends down at Café Trafé. Bursting with flavour, colour and it's amazing value to boot. Pair this super fresh and healthy bite with a refreshing Iced Tea and Lemon, Iced Coffee with Vanilla or Caramel or a homemade Iced Mocktail Summer Cooler. For the coolers, choose between Raspberries, mint and cucumber & peach, lime and rosemary. Both served with sparkling water or lemonade.

Read more about SMALL SALAD BOX & ICED TEA/COFFEE OR SUMMER COOLER @ Café Trafé, £4.50

Whether there's a colleague you need to suck up to, a friend you love to treat, or a special someone you want to spoil rotten – this is the perfect lunchtime Wriggle for you! Make your way over to Bagelman, Duke Street and you'll both enjoy a delicious 'lunch classic' bagel each – Bagelman's bestselling lunchtime flavours. You'll also enjoy a packet of crisps and a can of pop each – that's lunch sorted, then! All you need to do is take your pick from their tempting tempting options – and remember that you can swap any of the cheeses for vegan cheeze if you're that way inclined!

Read more about Vegan Bagel & Iced Coffee @ Bagelman, £3.95

Wriggle your way up to Lavash this lunchtime and dive into a seriously delicious veggie or vegan wrap, accompanied by a cold drink. Wraps come with rocket, red cabbage and fresh onion, and you'll choose any cold drink from a selection including coke and mineral water. Alternatively, opt for a delicious traditional Turkish drink:

Read more about MEAT-FREE MIDDLE EASTERN WRAP & A COLD DRINK @ Lavash, £5.95

Behind the rustic hand-carved wooden doors of Cafe Rust lies your next lunchtime Wriggle. For just a fiver, you'll be treated to a sandwich of your choice and either a can of coke or a bottle of still/sparking water. Their sandwich options change regularly, but a recent Wriggle favourite was the BBQ chicken and mozzarella, with streaky bacon, mixed leaf salad, tomato and mayo. For veggies, expect something along the lines of avocado and halloumi, with tomato and chilli jam on fresh or toasted sourdough. Takeaway only.

Read more about RUSTIC SANDWICH & SOFT DRINK (TAKEAWAY ONLY) @ Café Rust, £4.95

Anyone who's walked along Gardner Street in recent years will recognise the heavenly array of salads of display in the window. All of the delicious salads on offer are veggie (most are actually vegan), and lots are gluten free as well. The super friendly Hells Kitchen staff will build you a large salad box pick 'n' mix style with up to six different salads in! The wonderful options change all the time, but expect to see potato salads, celeriac remoulade, roasted pasta salads, slaws and coronation chickpeas making an appearance. A cracking portion of wholesome food to keep you going through the afternoon.

Read more about Large Saintly Salad Box @ Hells Kitchen, £3.95

Published -26th June 2018