Terre a Terre, Brighton
Amanda Powley & Philip Taylor started Terre a Terre more than 15 years ago as a “Bring Your Own” (bottle) restaurant with room for only thirty covers. It was supported by friends, family and the Brighton community. Since then it has grown to be a world famous, award winning vegetarian restaurant that has continuously held 2 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Bib Gourmand – the Michelin award for “good food at moderate prices.”
The ethos at Terre a Terre is to create vegetarian food that isn’t self consciously vegetarian – i.e. it’s not just traditional meaty dishes minus the meat. The belief is that vegetarian produce can create complete dishes on its own. Terre a Terre also caters for vegans and a whole list of intolerances, including wheat, dairy and nut.
The menu represents both the owners’ love of travel and their respect for traditional methods. The menu is extensive with both a traditional a la carte menu and a large selection of tapas. Customers can order either a selection of tapas or choose their own, which include Arepas Corn Cakes with avocado smash and chilli jelly, Uttapam – a red onion and curry leaf crumpet topped with coconut and coriander seed butter, and Hoisin tofu.
Many of the starters at Terre a Terre can also be had as a main course. The starters include Tempura Confee, a mushroom and nori salt tempura served with risotto and a beetroot salad, Smoked Sakuri Soba – soba noodles with raw vegetable spaghetti served with tofu, and the soup of the day. The main courses are influenced by both British favourites and overseas dishes. Sussex Souffle and Ploughman’s Picklewitch, a cheese soufflé served with fried bread and butter pickle pudding, sits alongside a variety of rosti and a Szechuan stir-fry. There is also an extensive dessert menu, a kids’ menu, an afternoon tea menu and special menus available during different Brighton events.
Tel: 01273 729051
Address: 71 East Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1HQ