It's officially a week until Christmas! The last thing you want to be doing is meal planning when you could be soaking up the atmosphere (and booze). We have stuck together the best places to imbibe and eat in some of the best places in Brighton.

It can be tricky knowing which of the countless beers at Bison you should go for and can be even trickier knowing what to gift your nearest and dearest at Christmas. Luckily for you, Bison Beer is helping out this festive season with a handpicked selection of 6 of their favourite local beers. The perfect gift for any beer lover this Christmas! Who said gift shopping has to be difficult?

Read more about Bison Beer Gift Box (6x Local Beers) @ Bison Beer

Left it a little last minute to book a festive treat for you and your friends? We've got you covered! Gather up the gang and get down to The Bok Shop to try out their delicious Christmas menu. Four of you can each enjoy a glass of house wine or any of the cracking bottled beers available, before tucking in. Your choice is between burgers and all the trimmings or a whole fried chicken for main and a gooey, chocolate brownie with ice cream for pudding.

Read more about 2x Festive Courses & Beer/Wine (Table of 4) @ The Bok Shop

Scoot over to Bluebird Tea, where you will choose from a stunning range of festively flavoured tea tubes. These beautiful little cylinders contain 15 luxury loose leaf teabags, and are the perfect stocking filler. Whether you need a little something for Granny, a cute Secret Santa gift, or just fancy a treat for yourself - head to Bluebird Tea and indulge. They can even be gift-wrapped!

Read more about A Tube of Festive Teabags @ Bluebird Tea

Grab a mate and get down to Happy Maki for a sushi sensation. Mates flaking on you? Head on down anyway and save a wrap for later. Pick up two Thai sweet potato wraps to enjoy in-store or have to go. Packing out these plant-based wraps - sweet potato wedges, roasted coconut, avocado, cucumber, red pepper, coriander and teriyaki sauce. Drooling ensues...

Read more about 2 x Thai Sweet Potato Vegan Sushi Burritos @ Happy Maki

That's right. Get down to Brighton Bierhaus with your beer buddy and check out their range of freshly brewed, local beers. Between you, enjoy a selection of 10 of their Brighton Bier 1/3 pints! The perfect chance to work your way through their quality beer menu. We'd recommend you share a pizza whilst your work through the beers, it would be rude not to.

Read more about 10 x 1/3 Brighton Bier Flight (For 2) @ Brighton Bierhaus

Take a load off and warm your cockles with a hearty beef or veggie stew (and dumplings) courtesy of Wriggle favourites, Fountain Head. This delightful stew comes served with crispy bread for dipping and mopping up all the juices. We're expecting clean bowls all round!

Read more about Beef or Veggie Stew w/ Dumplings & Crispy Bread @ Fountain Head

Brrr get yourself in from the cold and beat the winter blues into submission with a traditional Mexican street food dessert - Churros. Dip these donut-like treats into some chocolate sauce and get messy. Double down on the chocolate with a warming hot chocolate. The perfect way to combat the cold winter nights!

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Published -18th December 2017