Kemptown offers a huge range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Well worth exploring throughout your stay.
If the weather is fine a stroll around Kemp Town is well worth the effort. Beautiful architecture and tons of fascinating history, and personalities: from Lewis Carroll, to Larry Olivier and Nick Cave. Make sure you check out Sussex Square.
Long associated with LGBT culture, Kemptown centres on lively St. James’s Street, where rainbow flags adorn many of the bars, clubs, cafes, and B&Bs. Side streets flanked by Regency-style houses lead down to the seafront. Classic vinyl, vintage fashion, and antiques draw shoppers to quirky boutiques…
To the east of the city, just past the Old Steine is the vibrant area of Kemptown with a flamboyant mix of grand seafront crescents, elegant squares and a central shopping street with a village feel. This area of the city has some fantastic examples of Regency-inspired architecture and the remnants…
“Take a walk through the Pavillion gardens, to see this unique piece of Brighton architecture, built as a seaside retreat for the eccentric Prince Regent in the late 1700’s. The interior is equally ostentatious and worth a look if history is your cup of tea! ”
“Great cafe upstairs and some of the UK's finest jazz players in the venue below”
“For the young and young at heart. Children will love this place and adults wanting some nostalgia will also enjoy it too. It's right by Brighton Railway Station, about a 15-20 minute walk EAST of Beaches Brighton.”