Here at Wriggle we pride ourselves on being able to sniff out the tastiest and most delectable dishes in town. We also like to think that we're a dab hand at discovering the very best that each independent venue we work with has to offer – we can pick out a 'signature dish' at fifty paces – and we know when it's a delicious, great value banger. And guess what our favourite thing to do is ... share all of this knowledge and insider tips with you, of course! We've created these spiffing foodie deals and experiences so that you can sample the absolute highlights that each establishment has to offer – the real crème de la crème. 

Think of these Wriggle experiences like a chef's recommendation – after all, we've devised these deals in partnership with each venue, so they can showcase to you lucky lot the dishes that they're the proudest of. From tacos to thalis, we've got everything you need for a frikkin' awesome Foodventure in Brighton.

Fancy some authentic veggie and vegan thali from one of Brighton's most exciting new kitchen takeovers? Wriggle down to Jaldee Jaldee at Bottoms Rest and nab your date night thali for two. The Thali changes monthly but this month's thali includes: Mogo Chips (an East African favourite) - deep fried cassava chips that are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside drizzled with homemade chutney; Delicious black daal – urud daal (black lentils) slow cooked in a medley of warming spices; Paneer (traditional Indian cheese) or vegan chicken malai – a melt in the mouth, creamy curry; Channa Masala - soaked chickpeas slow cooked in fresh spices Kachumbar – a fresh, vibrant salad; Boondi – a cooling, refreshing dip, similar to raita. The thali is also served with homemade pickled red onion chutney, jeera rice and two rotis. 2x drinks include bottles of Tiger, Heineken and Sol or soft drinks.

Read more about THE JALDEE JALDEE EXPERIENCE - 2X VEGGIE OR VEGAN THALIS & 2X DRINKS, £25

We seriously hope you and your mate are hungry, this is called a feast for a darn good reason! Have yourself a meal that will fill your boots for days at The Bok Shop any day of the week. You will be tucking into starters, burgers - (Excluding The Bossman), sides and drinks for two if you can fit it all in! Some of the options are; Bok Wings, Vegan Nuggs, The Hot as Cluck Burger, Homemade mash & hot chicken gravy and a Firebird Pilsner.

Read more about THE BOK SHOP EXPERIENCE - CHICKEN OR VEGAN FEAST & DRINK (FOR 2)

Sharing with friends is what Curry Leaf Cafe - Kemptown Kitchen is all about - a light open space where diners can grab anything from a quick bite to a full scale feast for up to 30 people. This is your opportunity to get the full works and tuck into some unbelievably good Indian fare. You and your partner-in-dine will start off with a delicious plate of flavoured poppadoms with homemade chutneys and dips. You'll also enjoy a Street Food Plate to share and two of their award-winning curries and two sides, and believe us when we say these beauties are absolute game changers. Choose from any of the large curries or sides on the menu. There’s plenty to choose from whether you’re a meaty, veggie, vegan, gluten or dairy-free, below are some of our choice picks.

Read more about THE CURRY LEAF CAFE EXPERIENCE: STREET FOOD, CURRIES, SIDES & DRINKS (FOR 2)

With this Wriggle, you and a lucky mate will first get stuck into a tasty starter of Totopos - Homemade Corn Chips with charred Tomato and Chilli Dip, Guacamole and Pico De Gallo Salsa. Then you'll each choose a drool-worthy main: Quesadilla, Burrito or Tacos. Some of our favourites include the Pulled Pork Achiote Lime and Orange Quesadilla, The life-changing Fish Tacos and the Chorizo and Halloumi Burrito. The deliciously soft burritos are served up in a toasted flour tortilla wrap, filled with refried pinto beans, Mexican red rice, fresh pico de gallo salsa, crispy lettuce, house ranchera sauce and chipotle filling. The quesadilla is packed with melted cheese, fresh pico de gallo salsa and guacamole and the tacos come in pairs, and are handmade on site from corn, meaning they're totally gluten-free. Finally, you'll get either a Mexican craft beer, a small glass of wine or soft drink each to accompany your feast – enjoy!

Read more about THE CARLITO BURRITO EXPERIENCE: MEXICAN FEAST & DRINKS (FOR 2)

Head over to Brighton’s chicest cocktail spot and sup on some artisan tipples courtesy of Merkaba. This award-winning bar is offering you and a lucky suitor the chance to try two of their finest cocktails alongside a glass of Prosecco each. Grab this Wriggle now and prepare to indulge on this decadent date or mate night deal.

Read more about THE MERKABA EXPERIENCE: 4X COCKTAILS & 2X GLASSES OF PROSECCO

Got a hankering for a hearty roast done right? Look no further than The Brighton Roast Co at The Cricketers. Stuffing us full of roastie goodness, seven days a week. With this Wriggle, grab your best foodie pal and head over to Ship Street where you’ll be indulging in any 2x roasts and 3 sides from their locally sourced, organic menu. You can expect delicious meats such as Highland Wagyu Beef Brisket and Langley Chase Organic Mutton Leg or a choice of some killer veggie and vegan options. Bits to be savoured on the side include their infamous smoked mayfield cauliflower cheese and dingle dell pigs in blankets. There's no scrimping on the portions either, so wear your best feasting pants.

Read more about THE BRIGHTON ROAST CO EXPERIENCE: ANY 2X ROASTS & 3X SIDES (MEAT, VEGGIE & VEGAN)

We love a cream tea. There is something about finger food with lashings of booze that makes one feel both terribly grown up but also full of fun! Metrodeco has decided to team their cream teas with a choice of either G&Ts or tea-based cocktails with plenty of sandwiches and cake to line the stomach and make you smile. Once you've decided what to drink you will be presented with your cake stand that will include a ton of sandwiches and petit fours & fancies.

Read more about THE METRODECO EXPERIENCE: AFTERNOON TEA & GIN/COCKTAILS

Grab a loved one and Wriggle over to Brighton’s Lanes for the ultimate Curry Leaf Cafe dining experience. This is your opportunity to get the full works and tuck into some unbelievably good Indian fare. You and your partner-in-dine will start off with a delicious plate of flavoured poppadoms with homemade chutneys and dips. You'll also enjoy a starter each (why not half-and-half them for a taste of both?). Next, you'll feast on two of their award-winning curries, and believe us when we say these beauties are absolute game changers. There’s plenty to choose from whether you’re a meaty, veggie, vegan, gluten or dairy-free.

Read more about THE CURRY LEAF CAFE EXPERIENCE: STARTERS, CURRIES, SIDES & DRINKS (FOR 2)

A vintage Citroen H-Van is where Woodbox originally came to life. In 2013 armed with a classic set of wheels, a wood fired oven and some delicious Napoli style sourdough, these delicious street pizzas were sold to the masses at food markets and festivals across the UK. Due to the impeccable reputation the touring Neapolitan food had built, the Woodbox Pizzeria opened last year in the heart of Kemptown. Offering the same traditional Napoli style pizzas, made with locally sourced Sussex ingredients and blended with fine Italian flour, you’ll really want to get a pizza this action. The decor is modern, clean and simple with an emphasis on top quality food. Make sure you save room for pud cos their authentic gelato is worth more than a pretty penny.

Read more about THE WOODBOX EXPERIENCE: ANY 2X PIZZAS, LARGE SALAD & BOTTLE OF WINE, £32

Well respected in Brighton for cooking up authentic tastes of Almeria in South East Spain, Agua Dulce is a real local hotspot. Choose from any of the following tasty two person paellas to share:

- Vegetarian (fresh veggies)

- Verduras con pollo (fresh veggies & chicken)

- Mediterranea (chicken, fish & seafood)

- Arroz negro (cooked in black squid ink with seafood, served with ali oli).

On top of that, sip away at a litre of freshly made Agua Dulce sangria. The perfect start, or end, to any evening.

Read more about The Agua Dulce Experience: CHOICE OF SHARING PAELLAS & LITRE OF SANGRIA, £28

Published -14th February 2019