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Kemptown

Address: East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
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Ranked #6 of 81 Attractions in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: Shopping, Nightlife
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Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: Shopping, Nightlife
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I love this area as it formed a connection to me whilst i was at school .. Brighton College. It is its own little community. It has its own festival in June. Great cafes, delis, and fantastic sea views

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BHX
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Funky cafes, bars and restaurants up St James St, we simply love Kemptown. If you have a dog, check out Metro Deco who allow dogs and have a great menu, open til 9pm most nights.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Kemptown is the place to be for a UK beachside City. Very cosmopolitan and safe for all. Fantastic barbers also and shops and bars all around. Ideally located for the sea front.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Tiny cosy pubs vibrant people lovely local stores with home grown produce a hidden little town which not many people know about.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This area of Brighton is very lively with great independent shops, cafes and bars. Once the less fashionable end of Brighton it is now a great part of the town to visit with lots to do in a great atmosphere

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Plenty of bars/cafes and shops. The architecture on the front is stunning. Visit The Potting Parlour or Black Dove for great cocktails and atmosphere. Red Roaster for coffee, cake and light bites.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Good location close to the pier and wheel. Can be a bit noisy as close to town and night life. Plenty of parking down side streets.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Kemp Town has a flavour if it's own. Fabulous independent food shops, excellent restaurants and easy access to the sea and Downs. It changes significantly from the noisy, lively St James Street end to a more bohemian elegance at the Sussex Sq end.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Buzzing Gay Quarter of Brighton. Good shopping and good pubs and bars. Interesting architecture - look above the shopfronts to see signs of former grandeur.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great cafes and crazy people everywhere. Mostly Brightoners =) Independent stores (fleamarkets) and many well sorted charity shops.

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