Planeta Wine Dinner

This week we hosted Penny Murray from the ubiquitous Sicilian winemakers Planeta for a trade lunch and wine dinner at our Hove restaurant. Taking a wine journey across Sicily with Planeta, we sampled wines from across the island from the red soils of Cerasuolo to the volcanic slopes of Etna. Our Head Chef Jamie Halsall […]

PIG V PASTA collaboration dinner at The Set on 20 November

Join us at The Set on Tuesday 20 November for a collaboration dinner where PIG takes on PASTA! Feast on a six course tasting menu with optional wine flight – 3 courses from The Set focusing on the pig and all it’s porky goodness along with 3 courses from our Head Chef Jamie Halsall showcasing […]

Sunday Telegraph review – “passion, professionalism and a side order of woodchip”

Very proud to see our Vine Street restaurant in Brighton’s North Laine receiving a rave review in the Sunday Telegraph today. It’s been a long time coming to get some national press so nice to see all our hard work starting to pay off! Kathryn Flett loved her Sunday lunch visit and said our smoked haddock […]

Vine St turns 2 with a ‘Best Of’ menu

Our little restaurant on Vine Street has just turned 2 – they grow up so quick! Since then we have served over 20,000 customers, picked up a couple of awards but most of all had a great time giving Brighton the Italian food & drink it deserves. We are celebrating this month with a ‘Best […]

How I quit law and fed my passion for food

In a recent interview for Global Entrepreneur Week with Focused For Business, our founder David Toscano told the story of how he slowly built up Cin Cin from a vintage Fiat street food van doing events around the UK and found the confidence to quit his job in law to make it as a restauranteur. […]

Pasta Masterclasses are back at Vine St this September

Ever wanted to learn how to cook handmade pasta just like a pro? Now you can by signing up to our Pasta Masterclass on Thursday 20 September at Cin Cin Brighton. Tickets are on sale now here. For £40 you will receive an aperitif and antipasti on arrival before being guided by Vine Street chef […]

We visited Italy and brought back some new wines

Cin Cin Founder David Toscano reflects on his recent trip to Italy, with sourcing new Italian wines top of the agenda. During the first week of July, Cin Cin Western Road General Manager James Thomson and I were delighted to be hosted by Joe Wadhams of Hallgarten Wines on a wine trip to Campania in […]

Chef’s Menu at Western Road

We have a brand new Chef’s Menu available at Cin Cin Western Road. Enjoy 5 Courses for just £35 per person, and add a wine flight with each course for an extra £30 per person. Cin Cin focaccia, selection of artisan Italian salumi & house made antipasti Feudi di San Gregorio sparkling Falanghina or Marco […]

Hospitality industry lunch

Last week we hosted a hospitality industry lunch at our Hove restaurant with support from Pommery champagne. It was attended by owners, chefs and managers from across the spectrum of great Brighton food & drink establishments. In this blog, Cin Cin founder David Toscano shares his thoughts on the event and how the Brighton food […]

Vermouth Aperitif Masterclass – part of Brighton Cocktail Week

Join us on Tuesday 10th July to explore the new-world of vermouth tasting at Cin Cin Western Road. As part of Brighton Cocktail Week, we’ve teamed up with Regal Rogue to bring you ’The Quaffing Club’, an aperitif masterclass to showcase a flavour journey around the world. The evening will combine an expert-led vermouth tasting […]