Food for Friends
The restaurant caters for people with special dietary needs, there are vegan and gluten-free options for many dishes on the menu, as well as freshly baked vegan and gluten-free breads, cakes and scones every day.
Hemp & bulgur tabbouleh, hummus, turmeric pickled cauliflower, padron peppers, piquillo romesco sauce
Garlic aioli and spiced salt
Sprouting beans & sunflower seeds
As a carnivore I wondered how I'd get on here but with the excellent waitress' help I chose chickpea tagine followed by the sponge pudding. Her recommendation of a turmeric latte with oat milk was spot on and I'd go back just for that!
Certainly give this a go.
Been back to this place for years now and this time it was disappointing.
Very unexciting waitress that wasn’t engaging at all. When asked what type of bread we were being presented with she simply said “brown”.
Chipped mugs and tired looking toilets.
All of the meals were like warm when served. Disappointing.
Food was excellent - would highly recommend. Service was good and not too pushy or hurried. Overall experience was a bit average though. Tables were very close together so didn’t feel overly covid-friendly. Also no acknowledgement of it being a birthday even though I had said so when booking.
Service was very slow which was a shame. The people waiting on us had a nice attitude but we're just slow/ seemed like they'd forgotten about us. The atmosphere was quite nice but the music sometimes was a little loud or the speak would just crackle for a long time. Starters were nice mains were ok. The menu seemed really interesting and the decor was nice.
Excellent all round. Highly recommended. Service, food, all terrific.
Lovely food but we waited an hour between our starter and main course. It was clear that our order had been missed but the reason given that it was a busy Saturday night. Other diners arrived after us but were served their main courses before us.
Love Food for Friends, always great food, ambience and service. Delicious!
We love visiting your restaurant, gorgeous fresh delights and lovely atmosphere every time. Thank you.
Everything was excellent
Love Food for Friends, never disappointed,
We usually love FFF but this time we were disappointed. Took a long time to order drinks, the food wasn't great (v small portion of gnocchi, tagine had cold couscous) and it was a shame as it was for a birthday meal. Staff were lovely and didn't charge for the tagine but it has put me off going back.
Great service and wonderful food. Felt so welcome and looked after.
The only dish that was less than the rest was the frittata.
Fantastic food. Really lovely waiting team and a lovely chilled vibe
Lovely touch with the birthday pudding I’d asked (with specifically no singing or fuss!). Great food. Bit of background noise which made things a bit harder but all in all a lovely night. Thank you
Excellent food, portions a little on the small side
Food For Friends has fat become by favourite place to take visitors from out of town. Showcasing delicious flavours and an inventive menu, and well situated in the heart of the Lanes with the sea actually visible from some window seats, and with staff that are always friendly and really well informed about the menu and drinks. I can be a picky eater, but I now trust the chef so much that I'd be confinement with anything on the menu, even if it was something I hadn't previously come across or even heard of.
Was a bit worried as some friends had a bad experience previously.
We had a great time, no issues at all and would recommend it to everyone to at least try once
Lovely comfortable restaurant, and v.nice service but found the menu very limited, and not inspiring, so probably won't go back again. We has 2 starters and salads a glass of wine and cider and mint tea for £70. Wasn't good value. Interesting that on a Sat night there were several empty tables?.
Lovely sharing dishes and starters. Large portions! We over ordered so take care. Mains were nice but nothing amazing. Burger was a bit dry and bland. The service was amazing. Would definitely go again.
Beautiful restaurant, great atmosphere and super tasty food!
Very good food and amazing service. Lovely ambience - would come again.
Lovely meal and lovely service. The truffles were amazing but too much for 2 people!
The food was nice but not delicious. The spicy tofu starter was the pick of the 3 courses.
This is lovely restaurant with a fantastic range for vegetarians. The rating of food is very subjective but I didn't really like my veggie burger. But the chips, the olives, the humous and everything else was great.
I had a wonderful evening at food for friends, the staff were brilliant and the food was amazing.
We have been here before and really enjoyed it, but our food on this occasion was disappointing.
The starters were great however one mains was very salty and the other quite tasteless.
In fairness the manager didn’t charge for the salty meal, but nonetheless it spoilt the overall experience.
Hopefully just a one off.
The food here is lovely and the staff always pleasant and friendly. Just the two of us ate last night, with my main course being the spinach and pea dish which was absolutely delicious and (I think) vegan.
Quite quiet but we ate early at about 5:30 pm so probably busier later.
Outstanding Sunday afternoon meal - thoroughly recommend
Lovely venue, gorgeous food, and friendly professional staff. Well worth the visit 💖
Superb. Couldn't fault the food or venue. Lovely evening.
Lovely atmosphere, great service and rich and tasteful menu’. A perfect highlight when in Brighton
Food tasted alright. I was expecting to be wowed but wasn’t. Still a nice evening out with reasonable choices on the menu. A little expensive though!
Absolutely fantastic food, super attentive and friendly staff. I love this place!
Great food and service as always. Wonderful staff and selection of vegetarian food.
Just wish they didn’t use Alpro for the alternative milk option.
Lovely food unfortunately the service was very slow
Beautifully presented. Good size portions. Excellent service. Nothing to fault.
Everything about the restaurant was excellent. The food was brilliant and the service was outstanding. Would thoroughly recommend
Brilliant food with great service. Loads of GF options
Lovely food, it took us a while decide what to have as my vegan partner is so used to only having 1 or 2 options :-) Truffles and espresso was amazing
Most probably the best food in Brighton, will definately go back again.
Food for Friends is rated 4.6 stars by 3361 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.