Best restaurants for Brighton freshers and students

In need of dining inspiration? Whether you’re searching for a quick bite or a nice sit-down meal, we’ve comprised a list of the best restaurants for Brighton Freshers to visit during their stay at University. Regularly offering discounts for students these places are well worth exploring during Brighton Freshers Week.

Pompoko – Cheap, quick and delicious Japanese dishes, perfect for a student. This
restaurant is located near the Pavilion and offers a range of starters, currys, noodles,
and rice dishes. Don’t forget to bring cash as they keep it old school!

The Breakfast Club
If you love American breakfast and brunch, this is the place for
you. According to the freshers students of Brighton, this restaurant is in the top 20
best places to eat in the city. They offer a selection of waffles, pancakes, fried
chicken, fruit and even your classic full english.


Brilliant, beefy (or veggie) burgers and booze. What more could you
want? This place is definitely a top fave for freshers! With under £10 burgers and a
selection of unique fries, it would be silly to miss out on a visit here.

This restaurant serves mouth watering burgers starting at just £5!
Renowned for their organic beef and locally sourced ingredients, Trollburger (open
Wednesdays to Saturdays) is a foodie dream. It’s honestly one of the best restaurants for Brighton freshers and students

Restaurants for Brighton Freshers - Trollburger - Meat Liquor


Happy Maki
Vegan sushi?! Who would’ve thought? Happy Maki offers tofu rice
pockets for as low as £4 and £8.50 poke bowls. A proper steal for some delicious
vegan sushi

If you find yourself in the Churchill Square shopping centre and fancy
grabbing a quick bite to eat, Befries is the perfect place to stop off at. This popular
food spot offers cones of fries and your choice of sauce for just £3.50. They’ve also
got a variety of over 9 vegan sauces for the veggie and vegan students out there!


Sunbirds Deli
Located right next to the entrance in the Open Market, Sunbirds Deli
offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’s a good place to go any time of day and with
any budget for any fresher.

Fatto a Mano
Arguably the best pizza place in Brighton, Fatto a Mano offers a three
course meal and a drink for an average of £28. If you’re just fancying a pizza then it’s
only £9 – £10!

Best restaurants for Brighton Freshers - Happy Maki - Fatto a Mano

La Choza
Craving Mexican food? Well La Choza is definitely a top contender for
tempting restaurants. With its enticing, funky interior and meals ranging from £8 –
£9.50, students love this place!


Compass Point Eatery
Milkshakes, fresh juices and smoothies. This cosy,
American restaurant also offers a bite to eat for as little as £5! We recommend you
students to try the pancake breakfasts or American style sandwiches

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