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BITE Sussex News September 2021



We are pleased to present the Bite Sussex Autumn Food and Drink Festival 10 - 19 September

Read on for full details...

Sussex Cocktail Week, 10-19 September


Great cocktails for £7... what's not to love?! Cocktail Week is back and this year we're spreading our wings across both Brighton & Hove and wider Sussex. Enjoy great drinks from local distillers and guest brands, mixed and mashed by Sussex's Finest, at the promotional price of just £7.


Participating Bite Sussex partner venues:

@10, The Eighteen Acre @ Bolney Wine Estate, Isaac At, Market Restaurant & Bar,

Merkaba at My Brighton, Metrodeco, Monarch, Pitch, Redroaster café, Taste Sussex

Guest cocktail bar venues:

Gungho!, Twisted Lemon, Twisted Lime, Whiskey Rooms


Sussex Cocktail Week is sponsored by: Brighton Gin, Bolney Estate spirits, Brooksteed Gin, G&H Spirits, Madame Jennifer Distillery, Slake Spirits, Arbikie Highland Estate and Gin 1689


Full details here



Journey Through Sussex tasting - new date added

Friday 17 September

Join David and the team at Curds & Whey and Cases Wine bar for the ultimate tasting night of all things Sussex, featuring produce from Hastings in the east to Petworth in the west... and everything in between.

You will be tasting five Sussex sparkling wines from small boutique winemakers, all perfectly paired with Sussex cheese and charcuterie from some of the county's finest producers.


Advance tickets £49 pp

To book call Curds & Whey on 01273 732 915



Flavours of Sussex cabinet takeover

Brighton & Worthing

Brighton's master gelato-maker, Seb Cole of Boho Gelato, hosts two Flavours of Sussex cabinet takeover weekends at his Pool Valley store in Brighton from Friday 10 - Sunday 12 September and at Pizzaface in Worthing from Friday 17 - Sunday 19 September.

Working in collaboration with local restaurateurs, chefs, bartenders and food and drink producers to create one-off flavours of ice cream, sorbet and granita inspired by their individual businesses. Challenge your tastebuds with Boho's never-to-be-repeated cabinet of flavours!


From £2.90 per scoop

Further info here


Brighton Gin Distillery Tour

Meet the makers of Brighton Gin with a behind-the-scenes tour of their craft gin distillery in Sussex. Find out more about the history of craft gin, how Brighton Gin started on a kitchen table by the seaside and the processes and botanicals they use to create Brighton’s favourite tipple today.

The distillery tour is a hands-on experience of Brighton Gin’s production process, and you can wax your own bottle top, design and apply your own label and take home your own customised Brighton Gin 50ml miniature too!

Browse the Brighton Gin shop whilst you sip a complimentary Brighton Gin and tonic, and have the chance to pick up a bottle of Brighton Gin at a special reduced tour cost, as well as a chance to shop for some of amazing merchandise including our Brighton Gin gift box sets, gin glasses and more!


Dates: Saturday 11 & Saturday 18 September 2021, 2pm and 4.30pm

Price: £30 including complimentary G&T and 50ml bottle to take home

More info here



Bite Brighton Bites, Saturday 11 September

Skip lunch today and spend an afternoon grazing at some of Brighton & Hove's best hospitality venues. Each venue will be offering a snack and matched drink – beer, cider or 125ml wine – to showcase their offering. It's your opportunity to sample established-favourites and venues that are new to you at very pocket-friendly prices. Create your own Food Safari!


Participating Bite Sussex partner venues:

@10, Curds & Whey, Fourth & Church, Market Restaurant & Bar, Merkaba at My Brighton, Metrodeco, Monarch, Taste Sussex, The Old Ship Hotel


Price: £6 per venue, payable directly. Time: 2-5pm

Further info here



Kids pizza making masterclass with Pizzaface

Monday, 13 September

Pizzaface founder Bertie will teach your child how to make amazing pizza at home, from making your own dough from scratch, to how to get that soft pillowy crust.

Kids can choose their own ingredients before baking their individual pizzas and enjoying them together. They will take home any leftovers, alongside tips to share with the whole family for future pizza making sessions.


Hosted at the Community Kitchen. Price: £14.99 per child