The Foragers, Hove - dining delights
PUBLISHED: 10:41 22 May 2013 | UPDATED: 10:41 22 May 2013
ow five years on and The Foragers has become a cherished institution, renowned for its award winning food on a hidden away street in Hove
3 Stirling Place, Hove
East Sussex BN3 3YU
Tel: 01273 733134
12noon to 12midnight daily
Lunch: Monday to Friday, 12noon to 3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12noon to 4pm
Dinner: Monday to Saturday, 6pm to 10pm
Now five years on and The Foragers has become a cherished institution, renowned for its award winning food on a hidden away street in Hove.
In its short lifetime the pub has received various accolades and achieved a multitude of awards, which has included being thrice ﬁnalists at the Sussex Food & Drink Awards, and making the regional ﬁnals for the Good Food Guide.
Not satisﬁed with local acclaim the Foragers’ team has achieved national recognition in publications such as The Observer Food Monthly, The Good Food Guide for the fourth year, reviewed in the Independent on Sunday: “I’d always hoped the mantra ‘Think global, act local’ could
be achieved by going to the pub – and now it can” and recommended by The Sunday Telegraph. So it seems only just that this little gem has been awarded its own AA Rosette.
Head Chef, Josh Kitson is just 27 years young and works with a small but enthusiastic team of ﬁve to produce an outstanding seasonal menu. And no wonder, when his background comprises working for Jamie Oliver at Jamie’s, Midsummer House in Cambridge (2 Michelin Stars) and Ockenden Manor in West Sussex (1 Michelin Star).
It would be reasonable to expect the prices to reﬂect the high acclaim but for the time being the menu is extremely reasonably priced especially when you consider what’s on offer.
This relaxed and welcoming pub is run by Paul Hutchison, whose hard work has turned this once neglected establishment into one of Hove’s most loved pubs.
Paul was previously general manager at award winning Koba in Brighton and a manager of London’s famous Groucho Club. Paul is delighted with how things have ﬂourished at The Foragers and holds high hopes for the sister pub, The King’s Head in Lewes.