For one week only we’ve got the best chefs in town cooking up a dizzying array of exclusive ‘chef selects’ experiences for you to savour.

Think of these experiences as a chef’s recommendation, a personal invite to try a restaurant’s pièce de résistance, if you will. We all know we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out in Brighton, but for this week only you can discover some of the city’s finest dining establishments in a brand new, and affordable way - with the added addition of being able to try out the dishes the chefs have poured their heart and soul into, and are are most proud of. 


As part of this stellar foodie celebration we’re offering one lucky Wriggler the chance to win an entire year’s worth of date nights! What does that mean?! we hear you cry. Well, Wriggler, if you're the lucky winner, we'll sort you out with Wriggle credit for one spectacular date night for two per month at some of Brighton’s best restaurants. 

All you need to do is purchase any of the special ‘chef selects’ deals this week to automatically be entered into the competition. The more chef selects you try out, the more entries you get!. Happy Foodventuring! 

Treat yourself and your special someone to a fabulous 2-course dinner at The Set - these guys know what they're doing, and it's absolutely delicious! With your Wriggle, you'll each get to indulge in any starter and main from the À La Carte menu - it changes regularly but here is an example of some of the dishes you can expect: Crumpet, Marmite-Glazed Ox Tongue, Pickled Cockles, Turnip; BBQ Sprouting Broccoli, Lardo, Confit Yolk, Bonito Flakes and Pork, Smoked Trotter Samosa, Vadouvan Cauliflower, Sultana Ketchup.

Read more about Sumptuous 2 Course Dinner For 2 @ The Set

With this Wriggle, you'll be heading over to Semolina with your lucky date, and indulging in a sumptuous two course dinner, with personalised recommendations by the head chef, Orson, himself. Starters include Cauliflower Rarebit, Cobnuts, Grapes and Sussex Pork Terrine, Pickled Plums, Fig Bread. Then for you main, you'll be picking from the likes of Wild Bass, Potatoes, Cucumber, Radish, Butter Sauce or Guinea Fowl Leg and Breast, Butternut Squash, Wild Mushrooms. If you feel like a really treating yourself, you're welcome to upgrade your Wriggle to a three course dinner, or add a glass of wine to your order – you're worth it.

Read more about Luxurious Two Course Dinner for Two People @ Semolina

Enjoy the full Isaac At experience with all the trimmings: a sumptuous 7-course dining experience down on Gloucester Street. Innovative British dishes, locally sourced food and an intimate setting with the chefs and other diners alike - what more could you ask for? All ingredients are sourced locally daily, so the Isaac At menus change regularly with the season and availability. A few of the dishes you can expect are Cured Haddock, Cucumber & Nasturtium, Plaice, Sea Herbs & Parsley and Trenchmore Beef, Shallot & Thyme.

Read more about Sumptuous 7 Course Tasting Menu @ Isaac At

Make your way over to Tropical Sushi today for the ultimate poke bowl experience for two people. With this Wriggle, you'll choose from delicious poke bowls such as Pacifico poke: choice of main fillings (salmon, tuna, steamed king prawn) with rice base, spring onions, kale, wakame, edamame, cucumber, avocado, prawn dinamite mix and Panda poke: choice of main fillings (tofu tempura with sesame dressings or mushrooms in fuji sauce) with rice base, spring onions, lettuce, edamame, cucumber, edamole, fried plantain and teriyaki sauce. Once you've each chosen a poke bowl, the only other hard part is choosing which drink you'd like.

Read more about The Tropical Sushi Lunch Experience for Two - 2x Poke Bowls & Drinks

Wriggle your way over to Curry Leaf Cafe's original restaurant in the Lanes and dig into the ultimate South Indian feast for two, as curated by the head chef. With your Wriggle, you and your lucky dining companion will enjoy small plates such as Dahi Puri: Crisp-fried chickpea & wheat flour shells filled with spiced potato, sev noodles, red onion, chilli, ginger, roast cumin, coconut yoghurt and tamarind chutney and Malabar Vegetable Curry: A light, refreshing curry from the coastal city of Malabar in Kerala. Diced cauliflower, green beans, swede & carrot cooked in a sauce made from coconut, fresh tomato, onion, ginger, garlic, turmeric & garam masala.

Read more about The Ultimate South Indian Feast for Two @ Curry Leaf Cafe

Wriggle your way over to the Earth & Stars and tuck into the ultimate vegan small plates experience, as recommended by the talented Wolfsmouth chefs. We've asked them to pick out their favourite three dishes from the glorious menu for your delectation – this is what they've come up with:

- ​Teriyaki Crispy Tofu

- Tempura broccoli

- Smoked aubergine dip with heritage corn chips

Speaking from experience, we can say that these are three seriously beautiful dishes that all work in perfect harmony together - but don't delay! This Wriggle will fly out, so you'd better get a Wriggle on.

Read more about The Ultimate Vegan Small Plates Experience @ Earth & Stars

Wriggle your way over to the Signalman and prepare to tuck into this absolutely whopping chef's special, that's something straight out of your wildest drunken food craving dreams. If you fancy the vegan option, your chef's special includes:

​- Vegan chilli full hog sandwich: vegan chilli, guacamole, salsa, vegan sour cream, rice, home baked corn chips

If you're going for the meaty choice, you'll enjoy:

- ​A warmed ciabatta roll stuffed with bacon, sausage, roast pork, black pudding, apple sauce, smoked garlic aioli + triple cooked chips

Phwoar. Now grab a pint from the bar and settle yourself into the beer garden.

Read more about Signature Full Hog Sandwich @ The Signalman

Grab a pal and Wriggle your way over to The Bok Shop for the ultimate Bok Shop burger experience of your life - get ready Wriggler, you're in for a gargantuan one. You and your +1 will get to share all of this glorious goodness: a starter, two burgers, katsu fries, a side salad & two drinks. Everything can be made vegan, except for the Jennifer Buffalopez burger which you can switch for a Hot As Cluck burger instead. What a feast!

Read more about The Bok Burger Experience For 2 @ The Bok Shop

Published -16th September 2019