Places to Visit in Brighton

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(This is a compilation of places in Brighton written for the Clarice app)

Brighton Centre

Every year Brighton Centre houses a variety of events such as concerts, conferences and exhibitions.

This multi-purpose venue was designed by the architects Russel Diplock and Associates and has been open since 1977.

Keep your eyes open and don’t miss the chance to attend a show at one of the largest event venues in Southern England!


Sample one of the finest Fish & Chips in Brighton at Bardsley’s!

Open since 1926, the restaurant was originally set where you will now find the Brighton Shopping Centre.

Today you can visit Bardsley’s and try at least 3-styles of cooked fish at its current location in Baker Street!

Indian Summer

Indian Summer combines the flavours of homemade Indian cuisine with street food treats.

Once featured in the Best of Britain Awards, the restaurant offers much more than Brighton’s ordinary curry houses, including the crowds favourite, the mango crème brulee!

Carlito Burrito

If you’re in a mood for Mexican, Carlito Burrito is the perfect fit!

Inspired by Brighton’s festival scene, the restaurant aims to bring the Mexican street food essence to the table.

With a menu that compiles anything from seafood tapas to fish tacos and a unique colorful decoration, it will definitely blow your mind!

Kemp Town

Explore Brighton’s main shopping area at the Kemp Town quarter!

Look out for hidden gems, including antique shops and wineries or find yourself in the middle of the city’s gay community, with shops specially oriented for them.

Kemp Town’s Carnival is one of Brighton’s can’t miss events and it’s usually held in June!

Old Police Cell Museum

You will find this museum tucked away in the Brighton’s Town Hall basement!

Find out more about the history of the Sussex Police or even have your wedding in handcuffs at this Police Cell Museum.

A historical journey that features graffiti from the Mods and Rockers, police memorabilia and many other items that were part of Brighton’s former police station!


Founded by Gary Blair and James Weisz in 2013, Emporium brought a new life to Brighton’s theatre scene!

Today Emporium hosts some of the best theatre events in the city and offers a bar and a café for anyone who wants to relax before a show, all inside an old chapel building.

The theatre’s exhibitions are also a great way of peeking into the world of theatre and cinema!

Brighton Open Market

A walk on London Road will lead you to Brighton’s Open Market!

From veggies to crafts, the Open Market has been a popular food provider since the 1880’s.

The market underwent to several remodelling projects until it reached its current look in 2006.

Tea Cosy

For an afternoon tea in Brighton there’s nothing like Tea Cosy!

Covered in British memorabilia, this small establishment offers delicious homemade Sussex cream teas.

One of the top tea rooms in the UK, Tea Cosy will not let you down!


Gather your leftover alcohol and bring it to the BYOC’s mixologists. The final result is your own personal cocktail!

A concept bar born in London, it arrived to Brighton in 2014 and it’s already a locals favorite.

There is no alcohol whatsoever on the premises, so what you bring is what you get!

Laughing Dog

The Laughing Dog is a mixture between a café, art gallery, print studio and a gift shop all in one!

Go for a walk at the  Brighton Marina and settle at this animal friendly venue, for a taste of artisan coffee and fresh local food.

Artists are always welcome to come and share their work!

Coggins and Co

Have a bite of the best burgers in Brighton at the Coggins and Co!

The restaurant relies solely on local producers to cater their menu, including the beef, the bread and the ice creams.

Simple is this restaurant’s motto!

Terre à Terre

Terre à Terre is one of the finest vegetarian restaurants in Brighton!

Established in 1993 at The Lanes, the restaurant has a free-meat policy and a large range of organic drinks to choose from.

Designed to change your mind about vegetarianism, Terre à Terre will be a memorable dining experience!

Food for Friends

Food for Friends is an award-winning restaurant specialised in vegetarian dishes.

Located close to the beach, it was the first vegetarian restaurant established in Brighton!

Baba ganoush, gluten-free bread and tofu pockets are some of the dishes you should definitely try.

Chilli Pickle

Delight yourself with Indian cuisine at the Chilli Pickle!

This fine restaurant has won several awards including Best Delivery Restaurant in the UK at the British Curry Awards 2014.

Lion and Lobster

Head over to Lion and Lobster and try their Sunday Roast lunch!

This 3-floor venue includes a pub, a restaurant and a roof terrace, making it ideal for any given occasion.

The restaurant is often packed so make sure to book in advance for one of their sittings at 12pm, 4pm or 6pm.

Riddle and Finns

A fancy establishment for seafood in Brighton, Riddles and Finns is inspired by the Paris and New York city oyster bars!

Indulge in a glass of champagne in one of the two restaurants already established in the city, the orignal one on The Lanes or the relaxed venue on Brighton Beach.

The Office

When you feel like drinking gin pay a visit to The Office!

Another bar in Brighton that combines drinks with Thai food, The Office is located at the North Laine.

Sunny days are perfect to sit down and relax on their two-level garden!

Scoop & Crumb

Indulge in the UK’s largest Sundae Menu at the Scoop & Crumb!

Open since 2007, this café offers sweet and savoury treats including ice creams, waffles, hot dogs and many more.

With a 70’s scandanvian mixed design, Scoop & Crumb is a fun place to hang with your friends and family!

Sussex County Cricket Club

Fancy a game of cricket? Then join Sussex County, the oldest county cricket club in the world!

Cricket fans can head here to watch seasonal games and attend events like the 5th of November Fireworks.

Stanmer House

Sit down and enjoy your afternoon tea at this 18th century Manor House!

Set within the grounds of Stanmer Park, the house is a multipurpose venue, working as a bar, restaurant and conference room.

No need to leave your dog outside as this building is animal friendly!

East Brighton Golf Club

If you want to play golf with a view of the English Channel, East Brighton Golf Club has you covered!

The club is open all-year-round and is considered one of the best golf experiences in Sussex.

Shuffle Bar

Fancy a cocktail? Then head over to the Shuffle Bar where you can customize your own soundtrack!

Visitors can get access to the jukebox through their smartphones and become a DJ for one night.

Opened in 2014, Shuffle Bar has over 100 cocktails and many other drinks at your disposal!

The Setting Sun

As the name entails, this pub is one of the best places to watch the sunset in Brighton!

With its prime location at a hill on Windmill street, The Setting Sun allows you to relax after a busy day at work.

Brighton Flea Market

This 2 floor flea market is the go-to place for antiques, furniture and bric-à-brac in Brighton!

Open every day from 10.30 to 5pm, the Brighton Flea Market has been around since 1990.

Head to Kemp Town and get lost in this bargains heaven!

Upper Gardner Street Market

Another of Brighton’s unique markets, the Upper Gardner is a heaven for second-hand items!

Every saturday the market attracts visitors to the North Laine area, that come looking for bargains, buy their groceries or have a bite in one of the food stalls.

When you’re done exploring, treat yourself at the cupcake stand!

The Regency

Like most of the seaside cities in the UK, Brighton is one of the best places to have fish and chips!

The Regency has been serving fresh fish and seafood since the 1930’s and it’s among the most popular seafront restaurants in the city.

With reasonable prices and a great sea view, you will definitely be coming back for more!


You can’t go wrong with coffee and cake!

Marwood serves delicious homemade cakes in a mixed-decor room with wall art and vintage objects spread all over.

Out back you’ll find a secret garden where you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee!


Need a place to cure your hangover? Bill’s has you covered!

The restaurant is a popular hangout for weekend breakfasts and after work drinks.

A former bus depot, Bill’s is located in the quirky area of North Laine.

Saint James

Saint James combines the pirates drink with delicious Thai food.

The tavern has over 80 different types of rum, making it a most stop for rum lovers!

While it might seem like a quiet pub during the day, the tavern often turns into a party venue late at night.

The Great Eastern

Whiskey fans can choose from a 70-type list of American whiskey at The Great Eastern!

An old pub from the 19th century, it serves food throughout the week and regularly hosts live bands.

Green Door Store

Dance all night long at the Green Door Store!

Hidden underneath the Brighton Railway Station, this club offers anything from reggae to jazz nights.

If you’re lucky you can even come across performances from up and coming bands!

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