Posted 05 Apr 2011
As one of England's most well-loved seaside areas, Brighton and Hove has a rich cultural tradition of art, music and culinary excellence. The latter takes centre stage at the Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival, which takes place this April. Food lovers from the UK and abroad should not miss this excellent opportunity to sample some the UK's best dining and drinking. Brighton and Hove Spring Harvest and Restaurant Week
The Spring Harvest portion of the Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival begins on April 1st and lasts until the 10th. With various locations participating across the city, Spring Harvest celebrates a range of culinary creations but focuses on locally produced Sussex food, beer and wine. The festival also includes the inaugural Brighton and Hove Restaurant Week, which lasts from the 1st through the 8th. During this time, various restaurants will offer special menus, meals and prices.
Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival Food Markets
The 2011 festival also includes two special food markets, each of which offers local delicacies and drinks. The Big Sussex Market will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of the month, hosting many vendors that offer samples of local food, cocktails and beer from the locally-owned Hepworths brewery. The market emphasizes local goods, exclusively featuring food and drink producers based within 26 miles of Brighton and Hove.
The Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival will also showcase the Churchill Square Farmers Market. This weekly market add special features for the festival, including a vegetable carving demonstration from the experts at Sabai Thai Gastrobar and a Live Food Kitchen on April 6th.
Visitors and locals alike are encouraged to attend the Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival in April of 2011 to enjoy the finest in Sussex-made food and drink.
If you're looking to attend the Food and Drink Festival and need a hotel in Brighton, then Jury’s Inn is conveniently located in the city centre.