Brighton Britain’s Favourite

Brighton Britain’s Favourite

“Brighton Britain’s Favourite…”

Brighton is Britain’s favourite destination to spend free time and relax! Named as the “happiest place in the UK” by The Daily Express, it’s easy to see why so many Britons choose Brighton as their preferred weekend getaway location. There are endless ways to experience the city and what it has to offer.

Brighton has some of the best rated restaurants, pubs, clubs, shops and recreational facilities all a stone’s throw away from London. It would be hard not to see why Brighton remains statistically the overall happiest city in the UK, additionally earning #1 on CV Libraries ‘Top 10 happiest places to live/work in the UK’ list.

Brighton Britain’s Favourite Wonders

You’ll have many happy memories waiting to be made in this wonderful city.  So, let’s break these down and see what Britain’s most picturesque seaside city has to offer!

1. Brighton Britain’s Favourite Best Restaurants…

Brighton is our favourite place because a high proportion of Britain’s best restaurants are native to Brighton.  Should  you want to find the best rated and most interesting restaurants The Lanes and North Laines are the places to be. These two locations are within close proximity to the main Brighton train station.

The North Laines are located directly next to the station whilst The Lanes are a 10 minute walk from the station towards the seaside. Within these two parts of the city, you will find the likes of Terre à Terre – Brighton’s first high-profile vegetarian restaurant and rated the best vegetarian restaurant in Britain by The Sunday Times in 2017.

2. Masterchef…

Stephen Edwards, former Masterchef professionals winner, and chef-owner of Etch, achieved a Michelen plate and three AAA Rosettes.  It’s a great place to enjoy a sit-down meal.

While a restaurant in the heart of the North Laines,  64 Degrees, has achieved three top positions in the BRAVO awards for the last three years and is known for its intimate layout.  It’s well-known for its capacity of 20 people at one time creating a remarkable, mellow experience.

3. Brighton Britain’s Favourite Global infusions…

Bincho Yakitori, a Tokyo backstreet style Izakaya bar is known as one of Brighton’s best Japanese restaurants and attracts food lovers from all over the nation.

At The Salt Room, one of Brighton’s many seafront restaurants and bar with multi-award winning head chef, Dave Mothersill, you can look forward to having all your expectations met. The Salt Room was also named by Seafish as Britain’s best seafood restaurant in 2017. These are some of the best in the county and we strongly recommend you visit Brighton and experience these restaurants for yourself!

4. Nightlife…

Brighton is known for its nightlife across the county, country, and beyond – the nightlife never stops in Brighton!  Brighton’s favourite pubs, are where many locals socialise, relax and, most importantly, enjoy a good pint.

Many of Brighton’s best pubs are scattered throughout the city.   But don’t let this stop you! With a reliable and huge taxi network and over 49 bus routes in Brighton you’ll never be stuck for transport.

The Tempest Inn is a personal favourite: situated on Brighton’s seafront, hugely popular in the summer (especially with its outdoor seating).   Famous for its incredible cave-like interior The Tempest Inn should definitely be on your Brighton bucket-list.

5. Intimate…

The Lord Nelson – with an intimate atmosphere, it’s usually full with locals in the evening, making it a cosy place to grab a drink. It’s also known for having one of the world’s tallest burgers on its menu earlier this year. The Great Eastern, a pub located in the North Laines, does not fall short in any areas. Known for its wide range of whisky and its knowledgeable staff this pub is every whisky lover’s dream.

6. Trendy…

The Prince Albert is known for being one of the trendiest pubs in Brighton.  It’s next to the railway station (under the viaduct).   Covered in art, it’s also home to Banksy’s famous ‘Kissing Coppers’ which draws in tourists and fans of his artwork every day.  The pub is well known for its draft beer and live music.

A short 5 minute walk away from Seven Dials the Shakespeare’s Head is well known in Brighton for its renowned roast dinners and bangers ‘n mash. With a huge selection of sausages and vegetarian sausages that are extremely popular amongst locals, Shakespeare’s Head never fails to let us Brightonians down!

7. Stylish…

Brighton was named in 2018 as one of the UK’s most stylish cities according to House Beautiful. With areas such as The Lanes and Churchill Square it’s easy to see why.  Take a walk round Brighton, and you’ll notice a huge emphasis on fashion.  Just take a look at the boutique-style shops in The North Laines such Wolf & Gypsy Vintage, Profile, Covet, Beyond Retro and Nola to name a few.  Accompanied by big name brand shops in the Churchill Square area such as Urban Outfitters, H&M, Pull & Bear, Zara, Bershka, River Island, Topshop and many more.  It’s clear by the sheer number of clothing stores that fashion plays a big part in our city.

8. Culture, History…

A day in Brighton is never complete without a trip to one of our many museums or attractions.  Firstly, our city is steeped in history and culture.   So, it would be a HUGE mistake failing to explore its endless potential.  Brighton’s most breathtaking and iconic attractions is the Royal Pavilion.

Built in 1787, King George IV used it as his seaside pleasure palace.   Inspired by mainly the Taj Mahal and 16th century Chinese architecture, it is a unique building that has never been matched! It has had many uses over the years, including its use as a hospital throughout the First World War.  Currently the Pavilion serves as a museum, guiding you step-by-step through the former palace.  Take a visit to learn its history, architecture and uses over the years.

9. Brighton Britain’s Favourite Icons…

Secondly, Brighton is home to eye-catching icons.  One of these is Brighton’s Palace Pier. The pier is home to multiple bars, restaurants and traditional theme park food stalls.  Candy floss, doughnuts and crepes are all on offer.  And of course, young and older Brits from all over Britain favour its notable amusement park.

Thirdly, Brighton’s newest attraction, the British Airways i360 Viewing Tower, is one of the world’s first vertical cable cars and the UK’s tallest moving observation tower.  From the tower you’ll enjoy spectacular views across the city reaching the countryside and along the coast.  Come and see for yourself the best sunsets in Britain from the i360.  It has an astonishing height of 170 meters.

So there you have it – Brighton Britain’s Favourite – there really is no place like Brighton & Hove!  We urge you to come and explore…

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