We’re popping up at Polygon – Sat 22 July

BBQ bowl filled with coals on fire

We’ll be leaving our intimate kitchen on Vine Street and returning to our street food and pop-up roots this summer, when you’ll find us at Polygon’s pop-up event at Seven Dials, Brighton. The Cin Cin menu will still feature small plates, this time piled with authentic Italian BBQ, and we’ll be serving a couple of […]

Are you an awesome chef? We are hiring!

Shaping sheet of dough

We are looking for a second chef for our Italian Bar & Kitchen on Vine St in Brighton’s North Laine and to also help us expand with a second site. Since opening in November 2016, we’ve been voted Brighton’s 6th best restaurant, had our recipes printed in a cookbook, got lots of positive customer feedback […]

Brighton’s Best Cookbook

Book aerial

We are over the moon to be included in Brighton’s Best Cookbook, alongside so many great restaurants, especially given that we’ve only been open for seven months. The book includes recipes for some of Brighton’s most famous signature dishes, like the Japanese fried chicken at Bincho, pork knuckle vindaloo at Chilli Pickle, The Set’s chicken […]

Thank you to Sammy Smith and 64 Degrees!

Sammy Smith and Dan serving food

We want to say a huge thank you to Sammy Smith and 64 Degrees for taking over the Cin Cin kitchen last week, while Jamie was away getting married. Sammy’s exclusive menu featured his own take on our usual order of service, with Small Plates, Pasta and Desserts all getting a makeover. Here are a […]

Four new dishes for our May menu

Bowl of fazzoletti with black bream, capers, tomatoes, basil and stracciatella

Before Jamie leaves to get married at the end of the month, he couldn’t help mixing up the May menu before he hands over the kitchen to Sammy Smith (64 degrees), who will be serving his own exclusive menu from 1st – 3rd June. Our pasta menu now includes a new fazzoletti dish, topped with […]

Chef Take Over: 1st – 3rd June 2017

Misc. Menu

We’re pleased to announce that while Head Chef Jamie Halsall is away getting married, we’ll be welcoming Sammy Smith to the kitchen! Normally found at 64 degrees, where he’s been since 2015, Sammy will be cooking for us on Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd June, running lunch and dinner services as normal, serving […]

New to our cheese board: Testun formaggio imbriago (‘drunken cheese’)

Testun formaggio imbriago  - cheese with purple rind

New to the Cin Cin cheeseboard we have Testun which is a formaggio imbriago (‘drunken cheese’). Made in Piedmonte, Testun means ‘hard head’ in the local dialect. Made using a technique established over 100 years ago, the cheeses are aged for approximately 140 days before being moved to wooden barrels filled with wine pomace from Dolcetto, […]

Support The Clocktower Sanctuary at Cin Cin

Espresso poured over vanilla ice-cream to make affogato

We’re proud to announce that from 1st April, every classic affogato dessert sold at Cin Cin will include a £1 donation to The Clocktower Sanctuary. The Clocktower Sanctuary is a drop-in service for homeless young people in Brighton & Hove, open six days a week to offer advice and support to 16 – 25 year […]

Happy Birthday, The Set!

A sign promoting the Set restaurant

On Sunday night, we were chuffed to be a part of Brighton favourite The Set’s birthday celebrations, joining some of Brighton and Hove’s best chefs in serving a five-course menu to 20 lucky diners, who snapped up the limited tickets. Working alongside Brighton and Hove gems The Little Fish Market, 64 degrees and The Chilli […]

Brighton’s Best Restaurants: We won!?

The team at Cin Cin receiving their award at the Brighton Restaurant Awards

Last Monday we headed down to Brewdog for the annual Brighton’s Best Restaurants Awards, organised by food experts Euan MacDonald, Patrick McGuigan and Andy Lynes. The Awards celebrate the very best of the Brighton restaurant scene, with big names like 64 degrees, The Little Fish Market and The Set in the running for best restaurant, as […]